Tourism Harrison Newsletter

February News



February 1st, 2020

Valentine's in Harrison
It's time to get ready for the season of love!  
Romantic Feels
February 14th
 From Harrison Lake's sandy beaches
to the soothing hot springs pools, 
Harrison has plenty to offer! 

Whether it's time spent with friends, 
family, or enjoying it solo, we are here
to refuel your love tank!

Enjoy a Starlight Skate*
grab delicious baked treats at Cabin Fever,
or cozy up by the fire after you shred the
mountain tops at Sasquatch Mountain Resort

*rink is open until February 29*
Food Love
 Heartfelt Trails and Views

Spirit Trail
For a short, easy 20-minute levelled walk. 

Sandy Cove
For the adventurous spirit offering lake views
and a secluded beach for a picnic.

Bear Mountain Hike
Put your love to the test.
This difficult 18-km hike is not for the
faint of heart, but the view is worth it.

Embrace The Moment 
Romance Packages for Two

Created Cherished Memories 
Family Fun Day on February 15th 
Pack up the people you love most and
come celebrate Family Day.

 While February 17th marks Family Day this year,
Harrison is celebrating on Saturday, February 15th
at Memorial Hall from 10 am - 3 pm.

Highlights include Science World, 
our resident illusionist, and a variety of games for
the kids to enjoy including face painting,
crafts, and a bouncy castle!

Plus, you never know if
Hot Springs Harry will stop in for a visit! 
Harrison Happenings

February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22th & 29th
Nigel Harrison - Magician

February 17th
Fun Family Heritage Day

February 19th
CP Rail and the Agassiz Station

February 22nd
Salish Weaving Workshop

February 24th
Paint Night at The Old Settler Pub

February 29th
Rosie & the Riveters
Love the journey as much as the visit.


December News




December 1st, 2019

Holiday Magic
Lights by the Lake
Winter Light Festival

November 23 - January 12

Back for its second season, 
Lights by the Lake highlights
local wildlife and the Sasquatch
participating in outdoor activities, 
such as camping, fishing, hiking,
biking & paddling.

Enjoy Candy Cane Lane, character
cut-outs, and the large


New this year is the synthetic
outdoor skating rink! 

Bring your own skates or
rent a pair for a small fee.

Watch Our Video !
Christmas Tree Trail
November 23 - January 1

To build on the holiday fun, stop in at one
of our cafes or restaurants for a bite
to eat, and take your favourite beverage

Explore the boutique stores in the Village,
indulge in a chocolate or two at
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, 
and be sure to pick up a guide to
help you navigate the tree displays on
the self-guided 2.5 km trail.

CP Holiday Train
 One day stop on December 16

Chooo Chooo!

The CP Holiday Train will be making
a stop at 5:30 pm at the Agra Centre
on Pioneer Avenue in Agassiz.

Just 10 minutes away! 
Be sure to bring a food donation.

Home Away from Home

While Harrison’s festive side is bound
to elevate your holiday spirits, why not 
book a night or two away?

Don’t forget your swimsuit, so
you can also enjoy the
 hot springs pools!

December 7, 14, 21 & 28
Nigel Harrison Magician

December 14-15 & 21-22
Christmas Luncheon at Kilby


Love the journey as much as the visit.  


November News





November 1st, 2019

Guess Who's Getting Ready to Celebrate the Holidays?
Lights by the Lake 
November 23 - January 12

 Illuminated streets, painted storefront windows, Christmas trees...
Are you ready?! 

November 23rd marks our second Lights by the Lake 
winter light festival! Unlike other Christmas festivals,
 Lights by the Lake is a Sasquatch-themed
light display, sharing Harrison’s
favourite ways to spend time outdoors. 

NEW this year is the synthetic outdoor skating rink!

Everyday from dusk until 11:00 pm

Harrison Lakefront


Cozy Village Walks
November 23 - January 1st

Unwrap the holiday season with The Christmas Tree Trail--
a self-guided, 2.5 km tour taking you
through Harrison Village.

Enjoy seasonal favourites at coffee shops and bistros,
and discover unique gifts at our boutique shops. 

Pick up the trail guide at your accommodation or
at the Harrison Visitor Information Centre!

Are you looking for a private getaway
with mesmerizing views?  Harrison Hot Springs' 
accommodations have everything you need.

After a long day of
wandering the Village and
taking in all of the Christmas magic, 
curl up by the fire or take a dip in the
hot springs pools!
World's Largest Winter
Bald Eagle Gathering

On November 16th and 17th, the 
Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival returns. 
Located only 15 minutes away is Harrison Mills...
home to the world's largest winter eagle gathering.

Come see this spectacular phenomenon! 

Choose from a variety of accommodation partners 
and drive to nearby prime viewing spots,
such as Kilby Historic Site and Sandpiper Resort.

Better yet!
Take an eagle viewing boat tour with Harrison Eco Tours. 

PS: The eagles leave in mid-January.


Love the journey as much as the visit.  


Harrison Fall Foods






August 29th, 2019

 Harrison's Fall Foods
Sharing Our Top
Comfort Eats!
While some are sighing, others are
excited to welcome the fall feels. 
Cool days mean chunky knits,
steaming cups of tea, and comfort food! 

Did you know that Harrison
is a culinary hotbed?

Choose from quaint cafés
to upscale bistros with bold flavours
to warm the heart and belly!
Warmed Caesar Salad with a Poached Egg
Warmed Caesar Salad with a Poached Egg

Harrison Corner Café is launching
its seasonal menu where everything is
made from scratch. Come in for a
warmed Caesar Salad topped with
a perfectly poached egg or mushroom
risotto with truffle oil and goat cheese.

Mushroom Risotto with Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil
Rib Steak Burger with a Side Salad
Muddy Waters Café

This quaint café is known for its
farm-to-table philosophy. 
How about sinking your teeth into a 
juicy rib steak burger, made from 
locally-raised Black Angus Cattle,
and topped with gooey melted cheese
and all the fixins'!
Schnitzel Bratwurst

Mmmm...potatoes, sausage & gravy?
Experience authentic German cuisine
with fried potatoes, house-made
peppercorn gravy, & Schnitzel Bratwurst.
If it's raining, not to worry as Black Forest
has a covered and heated patio where
you can still enjoy the lake views. 
Calamari Dinner

From Germany to Greece, how about
the calamari paired with rice pilaf, pita
bread, and tzatziki? Owned by the same
family as Black Forest, Milos features
another beautiful patio.
Butter Chicken
Royal King Indian Restaurant

Meet the 'newest kid on the block'
having just opened a few weeks
ago. Fragrant and aromatic spices
infuse these dishes. Highly recommend
the Butter Chicken, cooked in a creamy
butter tomato sauce. 

Yes, we said butter!
Double loaded Bacon Cheeseburger
Harrison's neighbourhood pub with its
signature fireplace. Double the
deliciousness with two layers of beef,
bacon, cheese, & loaded toppings!
Pho Tai with Eye Round Steak & Vegetables
Phở Hồ Vietnamese Noodle

Soup.Is.Love. Choose your favourite
and pair a shrimp salad roll.
Truth is you'll have a hard time
choosing just one bite. 
Shrimp Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce
(click through to September and October)

September 13-14th
 Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival

September 16-20th
Championships Hobie Regatta

September 22nd
Harvest Festival at Kilby

September 28th
Harrison Festival Season Concert

October 12-14th
Thanksgiving at Kilby

October 25-26th
Harrison Beer Festival

October 26-27th
Kilby Kids Halloween Party
Mark Your Calendar!
Lights by the Lake

November 23, 2019 to
January 12th, 2020

Lights by the Lake returns with its
opening day on November 23rd.

The event highlights Harrison’s
longstanding history of the elusive
Sasquatch, which has been passed
down through the oral traditions of
the Sts’Ailes Nation.

Light displays line the 1-km
waterfront promenade and,
synthetic skating rink! 

Skating is free!
Visitors can bring their own ice skates
or rent a pair. 

Lights by the Lake is free to attend and
 open from dusk to 11:00 PM. 


Experience Harrison in the fall!

Harrison Hot Springs is far enough away
to feel away from it all.
Love the journey as much as the visit.  


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