Area Activities & Events

British Columbia’s Fraser Valley offers an incredible backdrop for a variety of outdoor adventures. Make Harrison Hot Springs Resort your base of operations as you explore these Vancouver-area activities. From lakeshore walks to forest hikes, gaze at cascading waterfalls and mountain vistas, you will be amazed by the scenic bounty that nature serves up. Cruise the lake or turn it up on a jetski, beach picnic or beachside restaurant, 9 holes or 18 – these are the tough decisions in store when visiting BC’s favourite lakefront getaway.

For more information on area activities, go to Tourism Harrison  Print

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The culture of Canada thrives at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. Throughout the year, the resort hosts a wide range of events that celebrate the seasons, local traditions, and fine and performing arts. Browse the list below for Harrison Hot Springs events happening at or near the resort.

For Harrison Hot Springs area events, go to Current Events at Tourism Harrison Print

Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour will lead you through 25 km of flat country roads where you can meet the farmers and enjoy the bounty of their fields.

Harrison Festival of the Arts – Presenting the best in Canadian and International Performing and Visual Arts in a small relaxed town atmosphere.  This is from July 7 to July 15, 2018.
Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour – July 21, 2018 – Coming back for its 12th year!  Tourism Harrison, Prospera Credit Union and the local farmers would like to show you again the countryside.  It’s a self-guided tour through mostly flat 30 km visiting local farms and meeting farmers.

December 2018 

All dressed up for Christmas! Enjoy the “Lights on the Lake” which is a new event this year.  The inaugural opening of Lights on the Lake will take place on November 24 from 4:30-7:00 pm.  The Lights on the Lake will be free to observe and will be lit from November 24 to January 28 from dusk till 11:00 pm.  This is courtesy of Tourism Harrison.  Another new event for the Holiday Season from November 23 to January 13 is the Christmas Tree Trail which is a self-guided walking tour through Harrison Hot Springs which includes visiting Christmas Trees at select locations in the Village.  Check out what the Resort is offering during the Festive Season. Visit Harrison Hot Springs Resort and experience the Christmas Holiday Festivities and Decor.

January 2019

Start the New Year at Harrison Hot Springs Resort! Enjoy the New Year’s Day Brunch in the Copper Room.  Please check back for more information regarding this.

February 2019

Please check back for Valentine’s Day celebrations in the Copper Room or in the Lakeside Cafe.

March 2019

Come and join the fun at Kilby’s Historic Farm on Easter Sunday! This event is set in the 1920s surrounded by a heritage farm. These include the fun-filled events – Easter Egg decoration, prizes for everyone and the traditional yearly Easter Egg Hunt.

April 2019

April 21, 2019 –  Check back for upcoming events for April 2019. Visit Tourism Harrison for more information.

May 2019

Celebrate Mom’s Special Day with Mother’s day Brunch in the Copper Room. Visit Kilby’s Historic Farm where the whole family can enjoy making gifts for Mom and Grandma.

June 2019

Sasquatch Days return to Harrison Hot Springs to celebrate the region’s aboriginal heritage with canoe races, Salmon BBQ, games and tales of the Sasquatch.

July 2019

Canada Day – July 1, 2019 – Birthday festivities take place in both Harrison Hot Springs and Agassiz including a pancake breakfasts, parades, children’s activities, family entertainments, craft markets, live music to get your toes tapping and ending with a fireworks show over Harrison Lake.  Check Tourism Harrison closer to the event date for more information.

July – August 2019

Kilby Historic Site offers special events throughout the summer. Dairy Days, Car Shows and Cultural events. Go to their Events Page for more information.

September (Labour Day Weekend) 2019

Bands on the Beach two day music extravaganza on Harrison beach featuring some of the Fraser Valley’s best bands. Check out Tourism Harrison for this year’s musical line-up.

October 2019

Annual Harrison Beer Festival  – October 26 & 27, 2018 – Come celebrate BC Craft Beer month with a Cask Night, a Beer Festival with over 20 BC Craft Breweries and an evening Oktoberfest with a live band.  This is Oktoberfest Harrison Hot Springs style!  Please check  Harrison Beer Festival website to inquire about availability.

November 2018

November 2019 – Kilby Bald Eagle Festival – Enjoy a hearty, homecooked specials at Kilby Farm’s cozy café or grab a bite on the run at the outdoor BBQ. Then enjoy a short walking tour down the dyke to the confluence of the Fraser and Harrison rivers at Kilby Park. Visit Kilby Farm for more information.
November 18, 2018 – Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival – One of the largest bald eagles’ gathering in North America is along Harrison River. The Festival features a Festival Information Center, several Eagle viewing sites, displays, tours and must-do activity sites and nature walks and talks.