Local Events

Abbotsford Farm & Country Market: May-October

Montrose Avenue from George Ferguson Way to Pine Street. It's Saturday morning, and colourful tents dot the market site in Historic Downtown Abbotsford. Local produce growers, small-scale food producers, and creative have just completed the finshing touches on their booths, and not a minute too soon. the shoppers have arrived, browsing amibf the aromatic baked goods and vibrant salad greens, the colouful handmade soaps and harvest-fresh apples.

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Gem & Mineral Show: (Postponed)

Held anually in early April at Abbotsford Exhibition Park in the Ag Rec building. Bc Gem Show is an international platform for gems, jewels and accessories. The event features a variety of gems, and jewels from all across the globe based on latest trends and innovative ideas and technologies. Includes displays, demonstrations, a children’s creative workshop, gold panning, door prizes and more.

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Abbotsford International Airshow: August

Held at the Abbotsford Airport. TBA every August. The leading air show in North America, which attracts the worlds top aeronautical performances - from heritage to spectacular air demonstration squadrons, dramatic aerobatic teams to daring soloists and skydivers. Incredible displays of aerial ability and skill.

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Pacific Agriculture Show: (Temporarily Posponed)

Next event: Posponed till 2022. Showcasing the latest and most innovative equipment and technology for the agriculture industry. Join thousands of farmers and agri-food producers in comparing and investigating what over 300 exhibitors have to make your operation more efficient. Tradex - 604-291-1553 

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ACS Charity Golf Tournament: June

Held at Ledgeview Golf and Country Club. If you love golf, this is your opportunity to have fun while supporting a great cause! The ‘Jewel of the Fraser Valley.’ Ledgeview features a premium, picturesque layout with high quality greens and fairways. It is nestled high atop the city of Abbotsford and offers a challenging yet playable course enjoyed by average and competitive golfers alike.

Pet Lovers Show: March

Rated 2017 Top Consumer show by Business in Vancouver. If you enjoy pets and animals then you will love this show occurring in February. Various exhibits and events will be happening so come on down. Tradex Centre - 604-535-1463

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Agrifair: August

Held at Abbotsford Exhibition Park. Annually, during the BC Day long weekend in August. This fair is great fun for the entire family with many attractions: 4H, draft horses, dairy, beef, llama, poultry, hands-on-milking demonstrations, Dog & Pony shows kid's world, petting farm, antique farm machinery display, midway, Demolition DerbyFMX Bike Riders as well as free stage entertainment, fireworks and a home variety trade show are included. 

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Relief Sale & Auction: September

Annually, mid September. An annual favorite held by the Mennonite Central Committee. Tradex Centre - 604-857-0011 

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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting: November

It’s the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Historic Downtown Abbotsford. More spectacular surprises added to the lights again this year! Enjoy a cup of free hot chocolate and a cookie while the kids make “handprint antler headband” at the free make and take craft tent. Browse the vendor booths and downtown boutiques to get some ideas for some of those people on your Christmas list.

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TEDx Abbotsford: November

TEDx brings the spirit of TED’s mission of ideas worth spreading to local communities around the globe. TEDx events are organized by curious individuals who seek to discover ideas and spark conversations in their own community. TEDx events include live speakers and recorded TED Talks, and are organized independently under a free license granted by TED.

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Berry Festival: July

Held in Downtown Abbotsford. Annually, first or second Friday and Saturday of July. This celebration of local strawberry, raspberry and blueberry products transforms the downtown area into a lively festival setting. Continuous entertainment, children's rides, fishing pond, local crafts and luscious market style foods.

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West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace: November

Western Canada's leading Holiday Season show that brings together under one roof Holiday gifts, food, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations. Tradex Exhibition Centre

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Bradner Flower Show: April

Bradner Community Hall. Annually, mid April. Bradner proudly displays a glorious four hundred varieties during this spring flower show. The show is constantly expanding and growing creating new ways for you to enjoy yourself. Follow the daffodils along Bradner Road.

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West Coast Womens Show: November

The West Coast Women’s Show is the largest women’s event in Western Canada, where you can shop ‘til you drop and SAVE at over 400 booths! With all the latest products and services for women from hundreds of exhibitors, you will find everything on your wish list and more. Plus, enjoy incredible entertainment on FOUR stages, including celebrity speakers, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, wellness & beauty secrets, a community entertainment showcase, calendar firefighters and so much more! Tradex - 604-980-7729

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Canada Day Parade: July 1st

A colorful parade followed by festivities, food and entertainment.

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