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Fall Fun in Langley & Fort Langley

Fall is in the air!

The changing colours of the leaves and crisp weather make us realize that our beautiful summer is now over. But for many, the coziness of Fall is the best time of year.

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So grab a jacket and take part in some  of the many of great activities in Langley and Fort Langley.

Fort-to-Fort Trail

Take a stroll through Fort Langley and take in the picturesque sights of colourful fall leaves reflecting off the sparking Fraser River. Afterwards, enjoy a warm latte, baked treat and a good read at Wendel’s Bookstore and Cafe.

Cranberry Festival

Come celebrate the cranberry harvest at the 20th Annual Cranberry Festival in Fort Langley on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Check out unique local vendors, free live entertainment, pancake breakfast, and enjoy some family fun! Don’t miss out on what is always a great day in the centre of Fort Langley.

Pumpkin Patch

Visit Aldor Acres and experience the farm during its popular Harvest Festival.  Take a stroll past the ice cream shop and visit with the cows, calves, and kittens that live in the dairy barn. You may even get the chance to milk a cow!

Community Markets

Don’t miss out on the last day of the Walnut Grove Community Market on October 12, 2015 from 4pm-8pm. Check out some local artisans and live entertainment, enjoy food and wine tastings, and make sure to pick up some fresh local produce before you leave.

Also, don’t miss out on the last Langley Community Farmers Market of the season on October 14, 2015. Drop by for a fun fall celebration with pumpkin carving, an end of season book sale, a canning demo, free face painting for kids, pumpkin-apple soup sampling at the Market Kitchen, and THE LARGEST SURPRISE you could imagine at 4:30 pm! Activities start at 2pm and end at 5pm!

The Fort Langley Village Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday until October 31, 2015.  Stock up on freshly-picked field greens and vegetables, check out local artisans, and some yummy treats.

Halloween

The popular Grave Tales historic walking tours are back! Spine-chilling stories are told by night by expert storytellers as you walk through the Fort Langley village. Tours run from October 15 – 31, 2015. Get your tickets in advance! Age 18+ only. Check website for dates and times.

On October 31, 2015 come on down to the Halloween Hoot at the Fort, a fun-filled event geared toward young families. Trick-r-treat at the Fort Langley Historic Site and discover spooktacular surprises along the way! Put on your costume, get your face painted and spark some creativity.

BC Day Long Weekend Events in the Fraser Valley

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If you are planning on staying in town this upcoming long weekend consider one of the following fun local events to keep you busy. Everything from going back in time to the fur trade days and experiencing the vast ethnic variety of food the Fraser Valley provides, to taking in the theatre or an old time drag race.

Brigade Days

Fort Langley
August 1, 2 & 3, 2015

Learn from the HBC workers, Aboriginal Traders and trappers as they engage in stories, song and sharing skills.

BC Farm Museum

Fort Langley
August 2 & 3, 2015

Visit the BC Farm Museum and take in the garden scale model trains.

Bard in the Valley

Douglas Park Spirit Square
(20550 Douglas Crescent, Langley)
July 30-31, August 1 & 2, 2015

This free event features Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare. The Bard in the Valley has one goal, one passion – Shakespeare For Everyone.

Civic Holiday at Chaberton Winery

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August 3, 2015

Enjoy the ambiance at Chaberton Winery where you can pick up a bottle of wine, listen to live music, and even pick up something to eat from two food trucks that will be on site, or cheese from the wine shop.

Langley Loafers B.C. Oldtime Drags At Mission

July 31, August 1 & 2, 2015

Do you love the sound of engines revving and watching cars go fast? The Mission Raceway is hosting the B.C. Oldtime Drag races.

Surrey Night Market

Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds
July 31, August 1 & 2, 2015

Distinguished as the only multi-cultural night market in the Fraser Valley, there is sure to be something for everyone. From sampling an amazing variety of food, to enjoying live performances, and fun for the whole family.

Willoughby DAYZ – July 11, 2015

Willoughby DAYZ is coming to Willoughby Town Centre!

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This Saturday, join our wonderful residents, local talent and neighbourhood retailers for some summer fun.

On July 11, 2015 from 11am – 4pm we invite you to join us for a live performance by Karen Lee Batten, 3-time winner of the BCCMA’s Female Vocalist of the Year, as well as live entertainment from students of the Music Schools International Langley, and spinning live all day – DJMAK 6.

Our marketplace will be open, with free food and refreshments provided by Hakam’s Independent Grocer, free Dilly Bars for the first 500 people, supplied by Dairy Queen, face painting, and a Teddy Bear Clinic, just to name a few.

There are also opportunities for you to WIN some great prizes from local Willoughby Town Centre retailers, including a Disneyland trip for 4, courtesy of G&F Financial Group.

Ways to WIN:

1. Pick up your Passport at any Willoughby Town Centre store and get it stamped to enter to win up to $1700 in Willoughby Town Centre Gift Cards.

2. Enter to win a trip for four to Disneyland being drawn at the end of the day.

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Canada Day Celebrations in Langley

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While Canada Day may be taking place mid-week this year, that doesn’t stop all the festivities and celebrations from taking place.

Here are some great events planned to celebrate Canada Day with your family in Langley, BC.

Fort Langley Canada Day

This event starts at 8am with a Pancake Breakfast, then Canada Day cake cutting at noon, and a variety of performances scheduled throughout Fort Langley.  To find out more, click here for a schedule of events.

Canada Day JRBQ

The Langley Events Center, Township of Langley and JRFM are putting on an event which runs from 11am – 8pm at Willoughby Community Park.  Featuring performances by Rod Black, Washboard Union, Robyn & Ryleigh, and King & Cash.

Chaberton’s Annual fundraiser for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation

On from Noon to 4pm, Doris’ Deli will be BBQ’ing a selection of European smokies and weiners.  Heist, a local band will be playing as well. To find out more details, please click here.

Have a wonderful day!  Happy Canada Day!

 

Willoughby Winter Fun

What an incredible day!

Our Christmas Festival at Willoughby Town Centre on December 13, 2014 was a wonderful success!  The weather co-operated and we had an estimated 500 people join in the festivities.

Horse Carriage Rides

From the Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides provided by www.RockingHorseCarriage.com, to the very popular Aldor Acres’s Petting Zoo, to the wonderful performances by Cole Armour, the Willoughby Elementary Choir, the Richard Bulpitt Elementary Choir, Xtreme Talent Dance Company, and  Jada Mckenzie Moore, the Willoughby Town Centre was buzzing with activity.

We also wanted to thank all of those in the community who joined us, as well as our wonderful retailers, Santa, the Ice Queen, the Coca Cola Bear, the TOL Firefighters, and the amazing volunteers that helped to make this a successful day.

Thank you to the ladies at Talk Shop Media and Barbara Beam and the JRfm Road Team for all of your help!

IMG_4209 IMG_4178Here are a few pictures, and we welcome you to join us on our Facebook page to view the Willoughby Town Centre Christmas Festival 2014 Album.