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49th ANNUAL ‘YARROW DAYS’ SET TO WOW

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May 13, 2019 at 5:26 am - Home, MyChilliwackNews
By MyChilliwackNews Editor

Chilliwack, BC – The rural town of Yarrow is set to wow with another installment of Yarrow Days, June 1st and 2nd. This year marks the 49th annual celebration of small town living, and you don’t want to miss out on the fun, tradition, and hospitality.

Always on the first weekend of June, Yarrow Days kicks off Saturday morning with a very popular parade. Onlookers can enjoy a long, jubilant affair full of floats, classic cars, marching bands, tractors, and more. Be sure to get here early with your lawn chair to secure a good vantage point – the route fills up fast!

Following the parade, Yarrow Pioneer Park comes alive as the main stage is packed with live music and dance performances all afternoon. You’ll also find kids crafts, vendors, BBQ, pony rides, and more. And be sure not to miss this year’s special feature activities celebrating Yarrow’s rich farming history – interactive poultry and dairy cow milking demos.

Elsewhere in town during the day, festival-goers can enjoy other activities such as a Fun Run, a Show and Shine, Open House at the Yarrow Firehall and new this year, a Beer and Wine Festival. Once the sun goes down, it is time to kick up some dust at the dinner and dance, this year featuring the Valley’s rockabilly favourites, The Lounge Hounds.

On Sunday morning, all are welcome at the Interdenominational Church Service in the park at 10 AM. After the conclusion of the Service at 11 AM, there will be a community-wide brunch for all to enjoy, followed by a Skateboard Jam in the park from noon-2 PM.

Don’t miss out on this unique slice of small town hospitality and laid back fun! Visit www.yarrowcommunity.com/yarrow-days for more info.

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