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The busyness of summer has subsided but there’s no shortage of fun Fall events still happening in the Harrison River Valley! We’re celebrating all the best of the season with a variety of outdoor activities and dining experiences and also getting excited for the upcoming holiday season. Here are just a few for you to check out and you can find even more here.
October 26 – 29 It’s the final weekend of the Harrison Pumpkin Festival, home of “all-you-can-carry” pumpkins. See over 20 amazing varieties of pumpkins and gourds, visit the food trucks, and see the late-season floral displays of dahlias, zinnias and cosmos. Located at Onos Farms & Festivals at 5039 Lougheed Highway. Thursday & Friday, 11am -5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm.
October 28 Join Earthwise Agassiz for their Season of the Wild Open House, running 10am-2pm. Enjoy guided nature walks, a bird-watching session with expert Janne Perrin, a hands-on rain garden workshop, and a kids’ corner. Chef’s Acre Food Truck will serve a delectable variety of soups made from Earthwise Society’s own garden produce. 6031 Golf Road, Agassiz.
October 28 Kilby Historic Site celebrates Halloween with this family-friendly, slightly-frightful day, running 11am-3pm. Wear your Halloween costume and bring a bag to trick-or-treat. Explore the spooky darkened museum and graveyard of puns. Admission rates for this event only: Adults $12, Seniors $10 Youth (ages 4-17 & students) $9, Children 3 & under free.
November 10 Creekside Cheese + Creamery Pasta Workshop. Learn how to make filled pasta, fettuccini and tortellini from Chef Craig of The Chef’s Acre. Your ticket includes ingredients for the evening workshop, the pastas you make in class, ingredients to take home, plus a gourmet, family-style dinner and refreshments after class. 5:30-8:30pm, 3990 Chaplin Road, Agassiz.
November 11 Join Ya Doma Forest Therapy for a morning meditation. Meet at East Sector Park, 957 McCombs Drive from 9-11am to connect and build relationships with nature, self, and others.
November 11 The Harrison Festival Society presents folk music band Rum Ragged performing at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs. Boasting bouzouki, fiddle, bodhran, banjo, guitar and button accordion, these new champions of East Coast music enliven and enlighten audiences. Doors open 6:30pm, show at 7:30pm. Tickets available here.
November 17 Creekside Cheese + Creamery Ricotta and Pizza Workshop. Get hands-on instruction from Chef Craig from The Chef’s Acre in making pizza and ricotta cheese. Your ticket includes ingredients for the workshop, the foods you make in class, plus a gourmet, family-style dinner and refreshments. 5:30-8:30pm, 3990 Chaplin Road, Agassiz.
November 18 Join us for the launch of Lights by the Lake from 4:30-7:00pm. This free event features a dazzling Christmas lIght display along Harrison’s promenade. Opening day includes Christmas Carols, a Pet Parade, photos with Santa & Sasquatch and Free Hot Chocolate while supplies last.
November 18 & 19 Kilby Historic Site celebrates “Salmon, Eagles, and the HBC”. It’s the Season of the Wild at Kilby! The salmon have arrived! Visit to taste salmon, tie your own fish net, and make fried bannock! Family fun for all, 11am – 3pm both days.
November 30 Rowena’s Inn on the River Whiskey Business. Every Thursday from 5-9pm starting November 30 til April 25, 2024, Rowena’s presents an elegant evening of whiskey sips, cocktails, live beats, and tapas in the Upper and Lower Drawing Room. Drop in or reserve your place by emailing [email protected].
November 25 Experience truly divine dining at Rowena’s Inn Step Back in Time Dining. Enjoy a seasonally-focused, gourmet meal amidst 1920s ambience. Dine fireside in the Upper and Lower Drawing Rooms as you enjoy stunning mountain views. Seating runs from 5-8:30pm and dining is a 1.5-hr. experience. View the menu here. To reserve your table, email [email protected]
We invite you to experience the splendour of autumn in the Harrison River Valley! To inspire your next visit to the Harrison River Valley, follow us on Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest or Facebook, or stop by our Visitor Centre & Sasquatch Museum at #102, 160 Lillooet Road. Click the button below to explore even more!