Festival

Vancouver police have identified another 15 people they believe took part in criminal activity during a riot at Breakout Festival in September 2022. (Image courtesy of VPD)

7 Breakout Festival riot suspects identified, more sought: Vancouver police

Police department released photos of 15 more suspects Nov. 24

 

Restaurants and craft beer, wine and spirit makers around Abbotsford will be featuring new menu items throughout the Taste of Abby Fall Food Festival! Find a full list of events and participating businesses at tasteofabby.ca. ROBYN BESSENGER Photo

New fall food festival celebrates Abbotsford’s bounty!

Taste of Abby runs Sept. 9 to 18, with fun culinary events and a deep dive into our agriculture

  • Sep 5, 2022

 

Bob Friesen photo.

PHOTOS: MissionFest returns after three years away

2022 event even had a foam party as a new addition

 

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival now open with 50 varieties of vibrant, towering flowers

Special fundraiser at sunflower festival will help bring humanitarian aid to Ukraine

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Strathcona Mounted Troop will bring their 25-member troop and their horses to the Abbotsford Agrifair.

Happy Birthday to Canada’s best little fair!

Abbotsford Agrifair celebrates July 29 to 31

  • Jul 18, 2022
The Strathcona Mounted Troop will bring their 25-member troop and their horses to the Abbotsford Agrifair.
Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 2022 PNE Prize Home ready for occupancy in Langley

Langley contractor crafts this year’s lottery home in his own backyard

Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Veselka performing Isolation Volyn. Bob Friesen photo.

PHOTOS: Ukrainian Cultural Festival’s 25th anniversary at Mission’s Clarke Theatre

Festival returns after 2-year absence for dance event on Saturday

Veselka performing Isolation Volyn. Bob Friesen photo.
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

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

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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

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)
“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)