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Your Guide to Celebrating Easter Long Weekend in Mission, BC

Easter is hopping up quickly, and the excitement is building! Whether you're looking for family fun, outdoor adventure, or captivating arts and cultural experiences this Easter in Mission, we're thrilled…

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Your Guide to Celebrating Earth Day 2024 in Mission, BC

Join the Mission Environmental Stewardship Society (MESS) on April 20th, 2024, for their third annual “Green Living” event at Fraser River Heritage Park, in celebration of Earth Day.  It's time…

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Your guide to Spring Break in Mission, BC

Planning your Spring Break in Mission? Look no further! Whether you're a family with kids off from school or simply seeking some fun activities, Tourism Mission has you covered with…

Shine Bright Mission 2024

Welcome, fellow explorers, to the enchanting world of Shine Bright Mission – a dazzling celebration that turns Downtown Mission (and beyond) into a vibrant tapestry of lights, flavors, and community…

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Your Guide to a Snow Day in Mission, BC

Make the best out of a snow day and enjoy some local's favourite spots to enjoy the snow and stay warm and toasty! 

Mission Movie Moment: Holiday Edition

So you sigh at those Hallmark Christmas movie romantic gestures - then welcome to the heart of Mission. From dreamy strolls in a park to passionate diner dates, Mission has…

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Your 2023 Guide to Holiday Gifts in Mission, BC

Looking to find the perfect gifts for the people in your life? Check out our updated Festive Guide to Gifts for all the best gift-giving options in Mission, BC!

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Your Guide to Spending the Holiday Season in Mission, BC

Mission allows for a quiet and peaceful getaway with all the holiday excitement! From shopping local for Christmas gifts, to getting into the holiday spirit with Mission Movie Moment, Mission…

Experience the Season of the Wild in Mission, BC

Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking for adventure? Look no further than Mission, BC during the season of the wild. This beautiful area is home to a plethora of breathtaking…

Your Guide to Holiday Markets in Mission, BC

If you're planning to visit Mission during the holiday season, you won't want to miss out on many of the city's popular Christmas markets. From handmade crafts to delicious treats,…

Mission Movie Moment Holiday Event: Cross Country Christmas

Join the Tourism Mission team for a FREE evening of holiday cheer. Watch this space for ticket registration.

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Your Guide to Halloween in Mission, BC

Check out our list of best places to shop décor, as well as the most festive activities and events to join in on this Halloween!

Your Ultimate Guide to Fall Vibes in Mission, BC

With autumn being just around the corner, Mission is the perfect getaway to experience all the fall vibes. Whether you're looking for a seasonal treat or ready to explore the…

Explore the Hidden World of Colours with Shangrila Farms' and Tourism Mission

If you are colourblind and are looking for a unique and unforgettable experience, come to Tourism Mission at 34033 Lougheed Highway to loan the colourblind glasses (ID required) and pick…

Back to School Shopping in Mission, BC

Whether you're a student or a parent, Downtown Mission and The Junction Shopping Centre in Mission, BC, are great places to find everything you need to start the new school…

Your 2023 Guide to Father's Day in Mission, BC

Father's Day is just around the corner and if you're looking for a unique way to celebrate dad in Mission, BC, we've got you covered!

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Local Guides Favorite Places

Captain Liam Sullivan is a family man and the owner of Fraser River Safari.  He enjoys sharing his knowledge of the river, from its rich culture and history to the…

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Your Guide to a Snow Day in Mission, BC

Make the best out of a snow day and enjoy some local's favourite spots to enjoy the snow and stay warm and toasty! 

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Your Guide to Spending the Holiday Season in Mission, BC

Mission allows for a quiet and peaceful getaway with all the holiday excitement! From shopping local for Christmas gifts, to getting into the holiday spirit with Mission Movie Moment, Mission…

Tourism Mission Supports Colour Accessible Travel

Mission has become the first City in British Columbia to loan EnChroma® glasses for colour blindness to visitors and residents. Those who are red-green colour blind can borrow EnChroma glasses…

Your Guide to Thanksgiving in Mission, BC

All the fixings for a perfect Thanksgiving in Mission, BC.

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World Tourism Day 2021

Did you know that September 27th is World Tourism Day? Come learn about how tourism can fuel economic growth while being both inclusive and sustainable!

I Love Mission Presents: Sleigh Bells Ring @ Silvercity Mission Cinemas

Join the I Love Mission team for a FREE evening of holiday cheer. Register today for this FREE event. Limited tickets are available. Latest PHO orders in effect, including vaccination status…

Mission Movie Moment: Holiday Edition

So you sigh at those Hallmark Christmas movie romantic gestures - then welcome to the heart of Mission. From dreamy strolls in a park to passionate diner dates, Mission has…

Feature Film to be Filmed at Tourism Mission's Visitor Centre

Filming has already begun on this new feature film and we're excited to be giving you the exclusive sneak peak of the film poster! Scroll down below to view. 

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Fall Camping in Mission, BC

Mission has multiple campsites open until Mid-October, that are perfect for a quiet get-away from the city.

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Vegan Eats in Mission, BC

Saving the planet is a pretty big "dill", and travelling shouldn't have to take it away. Luckily Mission has lots of places with plant-based options to keep you happy (and…

Local Representative Pam Alexis Shares Her Love of Community

Pam Alexis is one of the most recognizable figures in town, because she has always supported, volunteered, and attended the many community events and celebrations Mission has to offer.

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Pierre Richez's Guide to Pride in Mission, B.C.

Fraser Valley Pride will be in Mission's Fraser River Heritage Park this year! The festival will feature food trucks, a beverage garden, live entertainment and lots of vendors to check…

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10 Things to do This August Long Weekend in Mission, BC

BC day is coming up and Mission is jam packed with tons of activities to see and do for the August long weekend! Whether you want to take a day…

Your Guide to Labour Day Long Weekend in Mission, BC

The 'unofficial end of summer' day is near. But do not fret, the fun isn't over yet! If you're having trouble deciding the best way to spend your last long…

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Your Guide to MissionFest 2022

The annual MissionFest is returning to the downtown core this summer on August 13th from 10am-4pm. Check out downtown Mission's biggest community event of the year and enjoy a day…

Mission Movie Moment Holiday Event: Cross Country Christmas

Join the Tourism Mission team for a FREE evening of holiday cheer. Watch this space for ticket registration.

Locals Guide to Father's Day in Mission, BC

Father's Day is always fun in Mission no matter what your dad is into. Read this blog for inspiration on what to get your dad for the best father's day…

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Where to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree in Mission, BC

Check out our ultimate Christmas Tree Farm List and Map below on where to find your perfect Christmas Tree in Mission, BC!

I Love Mission Presents: The Christmas Ring @ Silvercity Mission Cinemas

Join the I Love Mission team for a FREE evening of holiday cheer. Register today for this FREE event. Limited tickets are available.

Experience the Season of the Wild in Mission, BC

Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking for adventure? Look no further than Mission, BC during the season of the wild. This beautiful area is home to a plethora of breathtaking…

How to Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

Summer has arrived and with that comes hot temperatures! Mission is not unknown to have small heat waves that put the city in a sunshine daze with locals and visitors…

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Mission's Newest Mural "The Four Seasons"

Check out Mission newest art piece, the "Four Seasons" mural, located alongside Highway 7.

10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Mission, BC

Local lakes and beaches are the popular choice during a Mission heat wave, but they aren't the only choice! For alternative activities that are just as fun, use the following…

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Your Guide to Halloween in Mission, BC

Check out our list of best places to shop décor, as well as the most festive activities and events to join in on this Halloween!

It’s Owl in a Days Work for Tourism Mission

Tourism Mission finds friendship and collaboration across the continent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Donations for Lytton Relief Efforts

Thank you Mission for your outstanding show of support for those affected by the Lytton wildfires! At this time, the Mission Visitor Information Centre is accepting cash, cheque, and gift…

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Your Guide to Celebrating Earth Day 2024 in Mission, BC

Join the Mission Environmental Stewardship Society (MESS) on April 20th, 2024, for their third annual “Green Living” event at Fraser River Heritage Park, in celebration of Earth Day.  It's time…

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Your Guide to Golfing in Mission, BC

Looking for a “tee”-rific time? Look no further! Mission has many options for golfing, if you're looking for challenging hilly terrain, smooth fairways or just looking to have a fun…

Your Ultimate Guide to Fishing in Mission, BC

Mission has tons of great fishing spots to catch salmon, trout and great white sturgeon! If you want to know all things fishing and where to find your catch of…

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Your guide to Spring Break in Mission, BC

Planning your Spring Break in Mission? Look no further! Whether you're a family with kids off from school or simply seeking some fun activities, Tourism Mission has you covered with…

Tuned in to Mission

Musician John Welsh is a long-time resident of Mission and a regular at many of the music venues and events found in the community.  His aptly named, John Welsh Band,…

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Your 2023 Guide to Holiday Gifts in Mission, BC

Looking to find the perfect gifts for the people in your life? Check out our updated Festive Guide to Gifts for all the best gift-giving options in Mission, BC!

Your Guide to Camping in Mission, BC

Camping season is one of the most exciting seasons of all in Mission, BC and if the thought of an evening filled with friends around a campfire, roasting marshmallows, and…

Mission Movie Moment: Adventure Buff

So you're an adventure buff. You like a good mystery, with a slice of sci-fi on the side - then you have come to the right place! From alien invasions…

Grandma Gayle: Mission Raceway's Toughest Competitor

Known at the Mission Raceway Park as both “the intimidator” and “Grandma Gayle” is competitor Gayle Baird, 74, who brings her game, and her cookies, with her to race days.…

Your Guide to the 35th Annual Mission Folk Music Festival in Mission, BC

The 35th Annual Mission Folk Music Festival will be returning to in-person festivities at Fraser River Heritage Park from July 22nd-24th 2022.

Mission Movie Moment: Tender Hearted

So you sigh at those Hallmark romantic gestures - then welcome to the heart of Mission. From dreamy strolls in a park to passionate diner dates, Mission has the film…

Your 2023 Guide to Father's Day in Mission, BC

Father's Day is just around the corner and if you're looking for a unique way to celebrate dad in Mission, BC, we've got you covered!

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Your Guide to Valentine's Day in Mission, BC

Love is in the air here in Mission, BC! Whether you are here celebrating on Valentine's Day or taking the time beforehand to come out to Mission and find (or…