Sep 21

Fall in Love with the Fraser Valley this Season

It’s that time again! The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and the smell of pumpkin spice is everywhere. There is a bit of magic when it comes to fall, and the Fraser Valley is your next stop to experience it first hand. From pumpkin patches to haunted tours, and delicious fall treats made from fresh ingredients, the Valley is the fall destination you’ve been looking for. So if you have found yourself Googling “fun fall activities” in search of ways to make the most out of the fall season, you’ve come to the right place! Here are the Fraser Valley’s top events, activities and more that you won’t want to miss this upcoming season

Eagle Acres Dairy & Pumpkin Patch | 8796 240 Street, Langley

Visit farm animals while enjoying hayrides, robot milking demos and cow feeding. Take a stroll through their corn maze, and stop by the pumpkin patch for the full fall experience!

Aldor Acres Family Farm | 24990-84 Avenue, Langley

Experience friendly farm animals, and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes! Make sure to stop by the Farm Market full of fresh produce, more.

Loft Country Farms Pumpkin Patch | 2640 248 Street, Langley

Opening October 1st, this Pumpkin Patch has been operating for the past two decades with a petting zoo, hayrides and more.

Fort Langley Grave Tales | 23433 Mavis Avenue, Langley

Join expert storytellers for a two hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night for a unique fall experience with a spooky twist!

Tracycakes Bakery Cafe| 21594 48 Avenue, Langley

For all things frosted and sweet, Tracycakes is the place to go! Their caramel apple cupcakes are baked fresh daily and the perfect fall treat.

Maria’s Gelato | 101-9103 Glover Road, Langley

Known not only for their amazing gelato, treat yourself to delicious, in-house made donuts at this cafe. Their seasonal fall donuts this year are no joke! With flavours like caramel apple pie, and pumpkin spice, that are vegan are rave-worthy.

Maan Farms | 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford

With a pumpkin patch, haunted corn maze, a pedal go kart race track, zip-line, playgrounds & a petting zoo, Maan Farms offers a true country experience. Don’t forget to stop by Mama Maan’s Country Kitchen for home-cooked local food & fresh baking daily, and their double pumpkin-spice ice cream, served inside a pumpkin! And for all the spooky seekers, Maan Farm’s Haunted attractions are better than ever this year! With three unique options to try, including their classic Haunted Corn Maze and two new immersive experiences, it’s a great way to get your adrenaline pumping this season!

Taves Farms | 333 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford 

Looking for a fun family-friendly fall day? Taves Farms offers cold-pressed apple cider, hayrides, pony rides, our corn maze, U-Pick apples,a  pumpkin patch, petting barn and goats, as well as Farmville, with pedal karts, jumping pillows, and so much more! This place has been an Abbotsford favourite for the past 29 years and counting! Not down for the pumpkin path? No worries! Stop by their cidery to sample a flight of their new fall ciders like their Pumpkin Cider!

Willow View Farms | 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford

Pick delicious, farm-fresh apples in their orchards, or visit their pumpkin patch to see their giant pumpkins! Don’t forget to visit their country store for delicious goods, as well as their famous apple cider slushies!

Downtown Abbotsford Trick or Treating | Downtown Abbotsford

Looking for a safe place to go trick-or-treating? Visit Downtown Abbotsford in costume and receive a special treat at participating businesses. From 1pm – 5pm on October 29th.

Greendale Acres/Chilliwack Corn Maze | 41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack,

Challenge yourself to finding the one true way through their unique maze, or go searching for the perfect pumpkin! Equipped with picnic areas, fire pits, jumping pillow, bubble bar, pedal carts, animal displays & much more, this family friendly farm is the perfect way to spend a fall day. 

Petey’s Pumpkin Patch | 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack

A great spot to search for the perfect pumpkin to carve this Halloween! With many fun activities for the whole family, such as farm animals and train rides, the kids are sure to have a blast!

Smoking Gun Coffee | 46168 Yale Road #101, Chilliwack 

We all love a good pumpkin spice latte but have you tried a pumpkin spice slush? Made with espresso and house-made pumpkin spice syrup (dairy free!) this creamy and delicious drink is perfect for fall!  Looking for something a little warmer? Their maple macchiato is another cozy choice that’ll keep you warm and toasty all day.

Banter Ice Cream | 45530 Vedder Mountain Road, Chilliwack

Here for a limited time only, their September monthly flavour, Apple Pie is a flavour combo of our dreams! With all the classic and cozy tastes of an apple pie, this ice cream made in house, in small batches is a must try this season.

Season of the Wild | Various Locations

Witness the incredible gathering of bald eagles, and the spawning of salmon from October to January in this natural phenomenon seen in the Fraser Valley . 

Harrison Eco Tours | 100 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Eco Tours offers a great variety of wildlife tours and jet boat tours, guided kayaking and E-Bike rentals. Admire the great the magic of fall foliage and wildlife from a new perspective this year with this unique experience, and witness once-in-a-lifetime sights! 

Kilby Pumpkin Fest | 215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills

The Historic Site will transform into a family friendly, slight fright event. Walk through their graveyard and meet witches , ghosts and other characters. Wear your Halloween costume and bring a treat bag to go trick or treating at numerous historic buildings. 

Thanksgiving Weekend at Kilby Historic Site | 215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills

Go back in time and stroll through their beautiful grounds and experience the Harvest traditions of an early rural community. Watch apple press demonstrations and book your Thanksgiving Dinner for a unique Thanksgiving experience like you’ve never have before!

Tony’s Pumpkins | 1957 Ashton Road, Agassiz

Get your Halloween pumpkin at this local pumpkin stand located in Agassiz.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory | 328 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs

You’ve had apple pie, and you’ve also probably tried a caramel apple (two fall staples) but have you tried an Apple pie Caramel Apple? The local favourite, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has combined two of the biggest fall flavours into one amazing dessert!

Mission Movie Moment | Various Locations

Visit the filming locations of some of your favourite Autumn blockbuster and Hallmark movies. This self-guided tour takes you around to some of Mission’s most iconic spots from spooky sci-fi thrillers to rom-coms in Downtown and everything else in between. Don’t forget to also take a photo and share your best re-creation of the film.

Zombie Invasion | 10969 Dewdney Trunk Road

Get into the Halloween spirit by joining in on the 2022 Zombie Invasion! Whether you want to run from zombies or get your “scare” on and participate as a Zombie, this fun event will be tons of fun!

The Penny | 33128 1st Avenue, Mission

Try something a little different this season with the Penny’s Caramel Apple Tea Latte. With a delicious rich caramel taste, paired with apples taste like a fall combo of our dreams. 

Amazi Coffee House |7871 Stave Lake Street C110, Mission

Cozy up at this local Coffee House with one of their seasonal baking – made fresh daily, as well as their Cozy Fireside Latte. This fruity, spicy, and floral latte made with local tea, vanilla syrup and steamed milk is the ultimate hug in a mug.

Dark Sky Astronomy Weekend | Manning Park 

That’s right… Dark Sky Astronomy Weekend is back this fall. With workshops, a mobile planetarium, kids activities, and guest speaker Christopher Gainor, talking about the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Telescope, this Stargazing night will be amazing!

Pumpkin Smash Derby | TBD

Join Hope Motor Sports for 4×4 races during the day and mini stock and demolition derby in the evening under the lights. A great family event to wrap up the season.

The Rolling Pin Bakery | 821E 6 Avenue, Hope

This local favourite bakery has brought back their famous pumpkin tarts! Just like a mini pumpkin pie, this treat is a classic fall staple that you have to try!

We can’t wait to see how you make the most of the Valley this season. Don’t forget to tag us and use #TheFraserValley in all of your adventures!