Fun on the Farm in Chilliwack This Spring

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Take part in an Easter Egg Hunt, watch the 102nd Chilliwack Plowing Match, and explore the Sweet Spring Flower and Animal Festival at Greendale Acres this Spring for fields of family fun.

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Fun on the Farm in Chilliwack This Spring

The roots of Greendale Acres were planted in 1999 when John and Diane Bruinsma teamed up with Lloyd and Wendy Taekema. They began transforming the old Bruinsma dairy farm into Canada’s first corn maze as part of an effort to connect the community with agriculture. Now, the farm is operated by John and Diane’s three daughters along with their husbands and nine small children who all share in the labour of love and the common goal of reconnecting people with nature and agriculture.

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Events at the Farm in Chilliwack

Easter Egg Hunt | Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Greendale Acres is starting the spring season off with an Easter Egg Hunt. Enjoy a sprawling egg hunt in the apple orchard, pictures with the Easter Bunny, baby animal displays, egg chutes, fire pit rentals, food specials and more. Every participating child receives an Easter goodie bag for their efforts.

Chilliwack Plowing Match | Saturday, April 6 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
The fun continues with the annual Chilliwack Plowing Match – a good old-fashioned day on the farm celebrating the area’s rich farming history. Tickets are on sale online and at the gate and include access to all attractions, animal displays, spectator viewing areas, tractor wagon rides (weather-dependent), and more. There will also be a by-donation pancake breakfast with funds benefiting the Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society.

Sweet Spring Flower and Animal Festival | April 7 to May 6
The Dutch flower festival-inspired event features an array of beautiful photo ready opportunities with over 50,000 hand-planted flower bulbs. Bask in the picturesque gardens in full bloom throughout the property. New this year is Lily’s Barnyard, which offers guests one-on-one meet and greet with Lily the lamb. Additional attractions include a jumping pillow, pedal cart track, hay-bale maze, and so much more.

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