Festival

The Abbotsford Film Festival takes place Friday and Saturday (Oct. 15 and 16) at The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford.

Abbotsford Film Festival held over two nights at The Reach

Event takes place Oct. 15 and 16 and includes entries from 48 Hour Film Competition

 

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VIDEO: Abbotsford Agrifair returns as in-person event

Event runs July 30 to Aug. 1 with theme Driving to Entertain You

 

Returning to Agrifair this year are the usual 4-H displays and barnyard animals. Last year's fair was held as a drive-thru, but it returns as an in-person event for 2021. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair to return as in-person event for 2021

Event free from July 30 to Aug. 1, with limited tickets available

 

“Berry” will be at Yoga in the Park at Jubilee Park on July 14 as part of Very Berry Week, running July 10 to 17.

Very Berry Week in Abbotsford features plenty of activities

Week runs July 10 to 17 in place of annual Berry Festival

“Berry” will be at Yoga in the Park at Jubilee Park on July 14 as part of Very Berry Week, running July 10 to 17.
Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)
Vehicles line up for the Greater Vancouver Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival at the Chilliwack Coliseum parking lot on March 27. The touring event comes to Abbotsford this weekend, May 15 and 16. (Photo: Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress)

Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival takes place in Abbotsford

Event runs May 15 and 16 at Tradex, featuring 12 trucks each day

Vehicles line up for the Greater Vancouver Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival at the Chilliwack Coliseum parking lot on March 27. The touring event comes to Abbotsford this weekend, May 15 and 16. (Photo: Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress)
BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.
The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Tulip Festival is closing, with plans to rebloom in Armstrong

Event organizer says pandemic and sale of land were factors in decision

The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is permanently closing, with plans to eventually set up in Armstrong, B.C. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The annual MCC Festival for World Relief is normally held at Tradex in Abbotsford, but this year’s event was adapted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)

MCC Festival To-Go raises $640K for DR Congo

Matching funds bring total to more than $2M for displaced families

The annual MCC Festival for World Relief is normally held at Tradex in Abbotsford, but this year’s event was adapted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The Valley Rainbow is part of the Abbotsford Sunflower Festival at Maan Farms. (Submitted photo)

‘Valley Rainbow’ featured at Abbotsford Sunflower Festival

Event at Maan Farms features rainbow that celebrates diversity

The Valley Rainbow is part of the Abbotsford Sunflower Festival at Maan Farms. (Submitted photo)
Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular Lower Mainland Thanksgiving festivities cancelled by COVID

Fort Langley’s 25th annual Cranberry Festival put off until 2021, to avoid spread of virus

Bags of cranberries are sold at each year’s festival, all proceeds to the Fort Langley BIA to enable them to host the one-day event. (Langley Advance Times files)