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Popular Family Friendly NYE Party Returns to the Fraser Valley

New Year’s Eve and parenthood can be a tricky combo, but not if there’s a local and affordable event that offers a little something for everyone.

On Dec. 31, the third annual family-friendly Fraser Valley First Night (FVFN) returns to the Tradex in Abbotsford, designed to give families a fun and safe place to bring in the New Year together.


Activities include:

  • Indoor Balloon Drop at 9pm for the East Coast Countdown
  • Incredible firework display at midnight
  • West Coast Amusement Carnival Rides
  • Creative Cube – crafts for kids
  • Climbing Wall
  • Mini Golf
  • Stage Entertainment
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Face-painting
  • Petting Zoo

Date: Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm -12:00 am (midnight)

Prices: $12 pre-purchased

$15 at the door

Children four & under are free.


Tickets include all activities and concession items are provided at affordable prices. Tickets can be purchased on the Tradex website, at the Tradex office, Seven Oaks Mall in Abbotsford, Matsqui Recreation Centre, and the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

Fraser Valley First Night (FVFN) is supported by Tourism Abbotsford, City of Abbotsford, Fraser Way RV, Abbotsford News, Star FM, Country 107, Abbotsford International Airport, Bourquin Printers, Circle Graphics, Telus, and The Agency.


About Tourism Abbotsford: 

Tourism Abbotsford represents over 300 marketing partners, leads the delivery of Visitor Services, and has operated the Fraser Valley Tradex & Exhibition Centre (Tradex) since 2003. Tourism Abbotsford’s commitment to best practices has resulted in being recognized as a BC Tourism Industry Award recipient in Community Sport Tourism, in addition to earning a BC DMO Professional Excellence Award. To learn more, visit www.tourismabbotsford.ca and search #exploreabbotsford on social media channels.

One of Vancouver’s top Mom Bloggers, Kristyl Clark is a work-at-home mom of two little Valley girls proving there is nothing bland about the burbs. Her adventurous family seems to always be out on some sort of crazy quest, from helicopter rides and wild river rafting, to top-secret paranormal investigations and living the high-life sampling the fine wines and foods of the Fraser Valley region. The ValleyMom.ca blog inspires her loyal fanbase through the trials and tribulations of suburban family living, guiding readers to local hotspots and hidden gems in her Canadian backyard

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