Feature Story


Friday, Nov 24, 2017

Branching out into the Community

Abbotsford multiculturalism festival theme

By Vince Dimanno, Abbotsford


Kids hang leaves on newly planted trees in Central Community Park 2013.


n addition to all the great exhibitors and main stage entertainment, featuring the Fraser Valley Music Awards, AbbyFest is proud to present a unique experience on the Abbotsford Centre Concourse.

Abbotsford is one of the most diverse communities in all of Canada. Our community IS our culture and so AbbyFest and UFV have partnered to bring our community together on one day for a huge celebration.

This area will feature a selection of our local breweries and wine makers including:

Field House Brewing
Ravens Brewing
Old Abbey Ales
Mission Springs Brewing
Seaside Pearl Winery
Mt. Lehman Winery

In addition to this unique atmosphere and tasting, guests will be treated to music from world class musicians including:

Greg Neufeld - Canadian Idol contestant. Greg will play from 10:30 to 12:00pm

Ryan McAllister - Writer of “The Thin Blue Line” tribute song to Constable John Davidson. Ryan will perform from 12:30pm to 2pm.

Coalmont – Coalmont is a husband + wife duo who love telling stories through song. Nate and Stephanie will perform from 2pm to 3:30pm.

Please join us Saturday, November 25th from 10am to 4pm at the Abbotsford Centre. Free admission and Free parking!

For more information, visit: www.abbyfest.com


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