How to spend a long weekend in Langley

How to spend a long weekend in Langley

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If you’re looking for a little rest and relaxation, there’s no better place than Langley to get away for the long weekend. Here are some of the most popular things to see and do in Langley, so you can start planning your next holiday weekend!

Tip: Check before you go to confirm each business’ seasonal hours of operation and special event dates.

Go on a winery or brewery tour

With nine wineries and two breweries, Langley is a wine and craft beer lover’s dream. Make your way through this list and see why the Fraser Valley is a world-renowned wine and beer destination!

    • Backyard Vineyards
      Since opening in 2009, Backyard Vineyards has been recognized both locally and internationally, winning awards for their reds, whites, and bubbly.
    • Blackwood Lane Vineyards & Winery
      Situated on 12 acres of the most beautiful land in the Fraser Valley, their motto is “Bonus vita et bonus amici” – Good life and good friends.
    • Chaberton Estate Winery and Bacchus Bistro
      This 55-acre property has a unique microclimate similar to that of northern France, and their  Bacchus Bistro offers authentic French bistro cuisine.
    • Festina Lente Estate Winery
      Festina Lente specializes in mead or honey wines, passed down by three generations of winemakers. Be sure to check out their tasting room and say hi to their adorable farm animals!
    • The Fort Wine Co.
      The Fort Wine Co. is famous for their cranberry wine and amazing views. Stop by their tasting room for a cheese platter and sangria.
    • Glass House Estate Winery
      This family-run vineyard and boutique winery has a beautiful tasting room and a scenic picnic area.
    • Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery
      This is the place to go if you love eating your berries in the form of wine! They also serve delicious waffles, pies, and other treats.
    • Township 7 Vineyards & Winery
      Township 7 is known for their award-winning wines and cultural experiences including art shows, live music and theatre, wine seminars, and grape stomps.
    • Vista D’oro Farms & Winery
      Vista D’oro uses traditional techniques to produce their hand-crafted wines. Be sure to try their acclaimed walnut wine!
    • Dead Frog Brewery
      Dead Frog Brewery offers a range of unique, craft-brewed beers as well as seasonal brews.
    • Trading Post
      Inspired by the great breweries of the past, Trading Post serves craft beer and fresh food in a friendly and inviting atmosphere.

Spend a day on the farm

You can never go wrong with a trip to a local farm or farmers’ market! Fresh, local food and picturesque countryside—who could ask for more?

Milner Valley Cheese specializes in artisanal cheeses—and their locally-made goat milk gelato is a must-try! Animal lovers will enjoy meeting their goats and resident donkey.

If you’re visiting in the summer months, be sure to check out local berry-growers Krause Berry Farms and Driediger Farms Market. The taste of ripe, just-picked berries is impossible to beat!

To see what local farmers’ markets are coming up, check out our events calendar.

Travel back in time

Langley is home to some great museums that are fun for kids and adults alike!

Fort Langley National Historic Site is a 19th-century fur trading post with interpretive exhibits and children’s activities including panning for gold and playing historical dress-up.

The BC Farm Museum has the province’s largest collection of pioneer and agricultural artifacts and also hosts special events throughout the year.

For the aviation enthusiasts out there, the Canadian Museum of Flight offers over 25 civilian and military jets, piston-driven engine aircraft, gliders, and helicopters on display.

Go shopping

Did you know that Downtown Langley is home to over 500 unique shops, services, and restaurants? This pedestrian-oriented shopping area also offers free parking.

As you enjoy a leisurely stroll through this beautiful neighbourhood, you’ll find handmade giftware, jewellery, fine art, clothing and footwear, unique housewares, handcrafted furniture, antiques, and a variety of other items that you won’t find anywhere else.

If you’re visiting in the summer, be sure to check out our events calendar to see what’s happening in McBurney Plaza!

Enjoy the great outdoors

Langley is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth, and the climate is mild year-round, making it the perfect place to go hiking, cycling, horseback riding, or kayaking.

Spend a day exploring a local park, like Derby Reach or Campbell Valley Regional Park, and enjoy the lush meadows, streams, forests, and ponds.

Love horses? Book a trail ride with a local company such as Back in the Saddle Again, Glen Valley Stables, or Langley 204 and enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful scenery.

Want to get in an arm workout while you take in the great views? Canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard with Ridge Wilderness and see Fort Langley from a different perspective!

What’s your favourite way to spend a long weekend in Langley? Tell us in the comments below!

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