Archive of posts tagged "agassiz"

CP Holiday Train Rolling Through BC with Free Concerts


Monday, November 20th, 2017 — 11:33am PST
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The 19th edition of the CP Holiday Train is ready to support communities and raise awareness​ across Canada as it sets out to visit 171 communities and host free events in November and December. There are over 20 stops in BC, from Sparwood to Port Coquitlam, with each featuring an opportunity to view the impressive train-long light displays and enjoy a free concert.

Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour


Friday, May 27th, 2016 — 2:25pm PST
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What better way to experience farm gate shopping in the Fraser Valley than by cycling between corn fields, in the shadow of Mount Cheam, with baskets of locally-grown goodness just waiting for a sunny summer picnic by the river? A few years ago John and I got to experience the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour — […]

Top 5 Staycation Spots Around Vancouver


Thursday, March 24th, 2016 — 12:14pm PST
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Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]

Photos of the Tulip Festival


Monday, April 6th, 2015 — 1:44pm PST
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There are two tulip festivals on now, within a 2 hour drive of Vancouver, that are splashing valleys and fields with a colourful array of petals. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is on all month just south of the border in Washington, and the Tulips of the Valley Festival is on until April 12th (weather […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz 2015


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 — 10:14am PST
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2016 Update: This event isn’t happening this year but check out the NEW Abbotsford Tulip Festival from March 25-May 1 and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival throughout April, 2016! The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz opens for the season on April 1st, with millions of bright and beautiful petals blanketing the valley below […]