Fall Into a Season of Fun in the Township of Langley

Fall is an ideal time to visit the Township of Langley in the Fraser Valley, as its picture-perfect landscapes burst into autumnal colours and local businesses offer unique events and attractions especially suited to the season. And as it’s located less than an hour’s drive from Vancouver, the Township of Langley makes for a perfect getaway that everyone in the family will love.

Read on to discover what’s happening in the Township of Langley throughout the month of October.

Aldor Acres Family Farm

Explore five beautiful acres of farmland offering a variety of pumpkins, fresh market goods, and animal interactions (including pigs, ducks, goats, donkeys, chickens, sheep, bunnies, emus, horses and cows). Until Oct. 31, 9am–6pm daily. $15 per person; booking and info at aldoracresfamilyfarm.ca

Eagle Acres Dairy & Pumpkin Patch

This beloved patch boasts 25 varieties of pumpkins and gourds, plus hayrides, more than 200 diverse farm animals, and more. Oct. 1–31 (excluding Oct. 3-6, 11-13, 17, 24), 2:30–5pm weekdays, 10am–5pm weekends and Thanksgiving Day. Starting from $11 per person; booking and info at eagleacres.ca

Loft Country Farms

Discover fun for all ages and interests at this family-friendly destination, including a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, playground, jumbo jumpy pillow, horse-drawn carriage rides, beautiful photo opportunities, live entertainment and more. Oct 1-30 (excluding Oct. 3-5, 11, 12, 17-19, 24-26); hours vary based on day. Starting from $13.50 per person; booking and info at loftcountry.org/farms

The BOG Self-Guided Tours at Riverside Cranberry Farm

The popular self-guided tours at Riverside Cranberry Farm (featuring audio stops using QR codes) include a harvest walk, photo opportunities, a visit to the fruit-packing room, a glimpse of the antique cranberry cleaning equipment in action, and more. Guests can also get right into a field of floating cranberries with the “Cranberry Plunge” (waders provided; limited availability/capacity for this add-on). Oct.7, 8, 10, 10am and 1pm. Starting from $10 per person; booking and info at riversidecranberries.ca

Grave Tales at the Fort Langley National Historic Site

Join expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night. Oct. 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 and Nov. 4-6; hours vary. Tickets range from $17.75 to $30.50 per person depending on tour length. Full details and booking info at pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/calendrier-calendar/0b19eb80-f3a3-4385-a4a6-e27bdaece921

The Langley Tasting Passport

Until October 30, explore the Langley Ale Trail to enjoy great beer and a chance to win a stellar prize pack. The BC Ale Trail recently launched Fall Tasting Passports in five BC communities, including Langley. Beer aficionados are invited to visit select participating businesses to pick up a passport and ask for a stamp with purchase. Collect six unique stamps per passport to be entered to win a variety of prizes. Township-based businesses participating in the Langley Tasting Passport include Angry Otter Liquor at 248th, The Barley Merchant, Brookswood Brewing, Camp Beer Co., Dead Frog Brewery, Five Roads Brewing, Locality Brewing, Smugglers Trail Cask Works, Trading Post Brewery and Trading Post Eatery. More details at bcaletrail.ca/langley-passport.

James Chung

Vancouver Lifestyle, Cool Tech & Travel Adventure. Email: james@hellovancity.com

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