24990 84 Ave. 604-888-0788
Visit Aldor Acres for some family fun on the farm. Located five kilometers east of Fort Langley. The farm features many attractions including animal displays, hayrides, a fall pumpkin festival and Christmas trees too. During Easter, Halloween and for the month of October, Aldor Acres requests that anyone planning to bring a large group, call to register.
Penzer Parkour Park
4847 200 St.
Open year-round, the 10,000 sq. ft. outdoor Parkour park is the largest of its kind in Canada. Beside the heavy-duty wooden obstacle pieces, is a smaller course for younger Parkour enthusiasts to use. As well, this popular park boasts a multi-purpose sports box that can accommodate basketball, ball hockey, and mini-soccer nets. Next to that is a skate park and large dirt track for BMX riders.
CN Station, Fort Langley
Corner of Glover Road & Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley
Built and designed by the Great Northern Rail Road in 1915, this station was used full- time until 1972 when it was reduced to a flag stop. Today it houses the Fort Langley Artists Group and a small museum with a ticket office and waiting room displays, a 1920s caboose with original furnishings and a 1947 rail car.
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Derek Doubleday Arboretum & Walk to Remember
The Derek Doubleday Arboretum covers a 12-acre site in the 21200 block of Fraser High- way. Named after a late Township manager who was known for his love of trees and green spaces, the Arboretum is home to the Langley Demonstration Garden, a fully accessible trail system and the Walk to Remember, the largest Afghanistan soldier memorial of its kind in Canada. The Rotary Interpretive Centre is currently being built on the grounds of the arboretum. To rent a park facility, picnic shelter, or field, contact the Township at 604-532-7350 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the memorial, visit the Facebook page “Langley Youth for the Fallen: A Walk to Remember.”
Fort Langley Community Hall
9167 Glover Rd, Fort Langley
A landmark in Fort Langley, the hall was completed in 1931 and is a designated Heritage Building. It continues to be maintained and supported by a volunteer board of directors and members. It is a large, gracious, two-story edifice with a grand ballroom, which boasts horsehair sprung dance floor, a stage with lighting and sound and a balcony.
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Greater Vancouver Zoo
5048 264 St, Aldergrove. 604-856-6825, gvzoo.com
The 49-hectare zoo features 121 species of wildlife and a total of 500 animals. With more than 200,000 visitors annually, this treed park with walking paths and a miniature train is one of Langley’s largest attractions.
Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery
6179 248 St. 604-856-5757 krauseberryfarms.com
Krause Berry Farms is a family-friendly working destination farm. Enjoy the beautiful U-pick or picked fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries & blackberries. Try their famous waffles or pies. Savour farm-fresh food around every corner and spend the day in the new Fresh Family Fun Field. Saddle up in the Estate Winery for a taste of the old west and award-winning wines.
Milner Valley Cheese Ltd.
21479 Smith Cres, Langley milnervalleycheese.com
Small family-run goat dairy and farm- gate shop producing a variety of aged goat cheeses and other related products. Check the website for hours.
Porters Bistro & Coffee House
21611 48 Ave, 604-530-5297 porterscoffeehouse.ca
Located in the Murrayville ‘5 Corners’ area. Site of a general store since 1888, it has now been converted to a bistro and coffee and tea house. Live music on weekends.
Thunderbird Show Park
24550 72 Ave. 604-888-4585 thunderbirdshowpark.com
Thunderbird Show Park, one of North America’s premier equestrian show facilities, is located just minutes from the TransCanada highway. It holds six major Hunter and Jumper Show Tournaments a year. The park also hosts a variety of different equestrian events and shows. Thunderbird Show Park welcomes all spectators to the show grounds. Watch the horses and riders, shop the onsite vendors or plan to have lunch and a drink.
|Photo by Dale Watkins|
For more information visit Langley Advance Times