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Your Guide to the Best Summer Ice Cream Spots in Mission, BC

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Who doesn't like ice cream on a hot summer day, even when there is a chance for sprinkles? Its an…

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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@dawnofliterary
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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Goldenball Mercantile
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…

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Goldenball Mercantile
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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@phuonglchau
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…

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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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@ellennguyen_photos
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…

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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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…

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 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…

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,…

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 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…

Discover Local Artisans at Off the Lake Decor

Mission, BC has a thriving arts and trades scene, and it's something that can be seen at Off the Lake Decor, the newest addition to the local retail scene. Located…

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…

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@missiondowntownbiz
Mission's Newest Mural "The Four Seasons"

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

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…

Wildlife Safety in Mission, BC

The most common wildlife in Mission is black bears, deer, coyotes, cougars and raccoons. Continue reading for a few safety tips on each animal.

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.

Your Guide to Patio Season in Mission, BC

Spring has brought it's sunshine and there's no better way to enjoy it than on a beautiful patio with great food and drinks. Mission is home to a variety of…

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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…

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…

Safety on the Trails with Mission Search and Rescue

Mission is rich with lush forestry, mountains and lakes to explore! Of course, with exploring the great outdoors also comes safety and preparedness when adventuring. President of Mission Search and…

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Pressland General
The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Holiday Gifts in Mission, BC

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

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@_lindseyalyson_
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 on Two Wheels

Mission is a town with a growing and thriving cycling scene. Home to long back-roads with smooth pavement and little traffic, to hundreds of km of logging roads as well…

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.

Shine Bright Mission Walking Tour

As you start your journey through Downtown, use this blog to learn more about the representation and symbolism of each lamplight design.

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@dawnofliterary
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…

Your 2024 Guide to Mother's Day in Mission, BC

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, look here for inspiration on how to best spend it!

The Responsible Outdoor Enthusiast: Leave No Trace

With summer just around the corner, and bear season in full-swing, it’s important to stay safe and prepared when heading out into the outdoors, if it's camping, hiking or day…

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…

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…

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@purplenpineapple
Your Guide to the Best Summer Ice Cream Spots in Mission, BC

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Who doesn't like ice cream on a hot summer day, even when there is a chance for sprinkles? Its an…

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…

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…

How to Be FireSmart This Summer

It's important to be be FireSmart this summer and help prevent wildfires in British Columbia, here's some tips on how you can be firesmart in Mission, BC.

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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…

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…

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.…

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.