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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.

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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!

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…

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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Mission's Newest Mural "The Four Seasons"

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

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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…

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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 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.

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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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Your Guide to May Long Weekend in Mission, BC

There's no better way to kick off Spring with the many May Long Weekend activities in Mission, BC. Either come for the day and sample the activities or book a…

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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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…

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Festive 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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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: 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…

Your Guide to Thanksgiving in Mission, BC

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

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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…

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.

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Festive 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!

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…

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…

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.

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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…

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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…

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…

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…

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Your Guide to May Long Weekend in Mission, BC

There's no better way to kick off Spring with the many May Long Weekend activities in Mission, BC. Either come for the day and sample the activities or book a…

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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…

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@presslandgeneral
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!

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…

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.…

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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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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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…

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. 

Your 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!

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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!

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.

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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!

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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.

The Art of Carving

A trip to the workshop of Peter Wayne Gong, Coast Salish artist and carver is an experience in itself, with the smell of sweet cedar welcoming you, along with an…

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…

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…

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…

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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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…

Dahlia Festival in Mission

With a gorgeous 10 acre garden surrounded by mountains, this dahlia and grape festival is like no other.

It’s Owl in a Days Work for Tourism Mission

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

Leq’á:mel First Nation with Chief Alice

Chief Alice Thompson, of Leq’á:mel First Nation, is also known by her traditional name, Mae’xe, and has been a community leader for the band since April 2000.

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…

Your Guide to Thanksgiving in Mission, BC

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