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Attractions in Kent / Agassiz

The District of Kent and community of Agassiz is a year-round playground offering great parks, sports facilities, community events and heritage sites all within a beautiful rural setting.  Four golf courses provide a variety of course options and nearby Hemlock Valley Recreation Area features skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and tubing in the winter season.  Agassiz is the proud home of the orignial Circle Farm Tour which has expanded into the 5 surrounding Fraser Valley regions.  Visitors can savour delectable farm fresh products, connect with the origins of their food and experience the countryside in all its glory.

Agassiz Speedway

This is an 1/4 mile oval track that has a long-standing history in Agassiz.  Most Saturday nights from April - October you can enjoy some form of car racing around a lite up track.  Visit their website for schedule and admission rates and come cheer on your favourite car!

www.agassizspeedway.com

Heritage

Step back in time and discover the lives of natives and the early settlers dating back to the 1800's.  Several carefully perserved museums are living links to otherwise forgotten times.  Enjoy captivating stories of the past from guides dressed in historical period costumes.  Also explore rare treasures as you view farm tools, medical equipment and living quarters from more than a century ago, along with a large collection of native baskets, arrowheads and other aboriginal artifacts.

Agassiz-Harrison Museum: 604-796-3545

Kilby Historic Site: 604-796-9576, www.kilby.ca

Circle Farm Tour - Self-Guided

A celebration of past and present, this tour is a rich mix of wonderful things to see, do, smell, and taste!  See bison roaming the fields, watch artisan cheese and hand crafted pottery in the making.  Take a guided tour of a diary farm, revisit a 1920’s active farming community, enjoy a twilight serenade, and shop for antiques, home & garden décor.  Smell fresh coffee being roasted and 30 different varieties of tulips!  Taste uniquely blended teas, heirloom tomatoes, gelati ice cream, Russian Red garlic, hazelnuts, corn, strawberries, and fresh veggies.  Stop into the Visitor Information Centres in either Agassiz or Harrison Hot Springs for a full brochure with map.

www.circlefarmtour.ca