Getting Here2021-09-06T19:04:15-08:00

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Closed for the 2021 season.
41310 Royalwood Drive
Chilliwack, BC V2R 4J1

We’re along Highway 1 (Hwy 1), less than a minute from Exit 109 (Yale Road West).

Just drive 9 to 10-minutes past Whatcom Road, and look for our Sunflower Festival flags. Make sure you spot the City of Chilliwack sign and take the next exit.

Directions

Getting Here

By Car From Metro Vancouver

Trip Length:
Approx. 75 minutes (91 km)

Directions:
STEP 1: Follow the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) East. Once you pass Abbotsford, take Exit 109 (Yale Road West).
STEP 2: After the exit, you will turn right onto Yale Road.
STEP 3: Then turn right once you reach Royalwood Drive.

The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

By Car From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Trip Length:
Approx. 75 minutes (102 km)

Directions:
STEP 1: Follow Highway 99 South, Take exit 37 for BC-91 E toward Delta/Surrey, Follow signs to Hwy 17 East to Hope, Take the British Columbia 1 E exit toward Hope.
STEP 2: Remain on Highway 1. You will go past Abbotsford. Then, take Exit 109 (Yale Rd West).
STEP 3: After the exit, you will turn right onto Yale Road and then turn right onto Royalwood Drive.

The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

By Car From Abbotsford Airport

Trip Length:
Approx. 19 minutes (27km)

Directions:
STEP 1: Head north on 304 Street/Mount Lehman Road toward Marshall Road.
STEP 2: Turn right onto Marshall Road.
STEP 3: At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) East toward Hope. Travel just past Abbotsford and take exit 109 (Yale Road West).
Step 4: Turn right onto Yale Road and then turn right once you reach Royalwood Drive The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

By Car From Kelowna & The Interior of BC

Trip Length:
Approx. 3 hours (300km)

Directions:
STEP 1: Follow Highway 97C to Merritt.
STEP 2: Once you reach Merritt, head south on the Coquihalla. Take Highway 5 to Hope.
STEP 3: Once in Hope, follow Highway 1 and take Exit 109 (Yale Rd West)..
STEP 4: After that, turn left onto Yale Road and then turn right onto Royalwood Drive.

The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

By Car From The United States

Please note: due to travel restrictions, U.S. travellers are not permitted to visit Canada for our 2020 season. We hope to see you in 2021!

Trip Length:
Approx. 2 hrs and 20 minutes (127 miles)

Directions:
STEP 1: Take Interstate 5 (I-5) North, towards Bellingham.
STEP 2: Then take Exit 256A and turn on to Highway 539 North (or Guide Meridian), to Lynden.
STEP 3: You will then take a right and turn East. Follow the signs for Sumas/the Canadian border crossing.
STEP 4: Once you cross the border, follow Highway 1 East, for about 11 miles, then take Exit 109 (Yale Rd West).
STEP 5: After that, turn right onto Yale Road and then turn right onto Royalwood Drive.

The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

Note: Remember to bring your updated Passport or enhanced drivers licence (EDL) if you’re crossing the border.

Insider Tip

Sometimes, the Highway can get backed up from Vancouver before Whatcom Road, but don’t worry. We have an Alternative Route! Follow our 7 EASY STEPS!

STEP 1: Take the Sumas Exit and head south. But this time, turn Left onto Vye Road. Follow Vye Road for about 10 km (6.2 miles).
STEP 2: Then, turn left onto Marion Road. Follow Marion Road for about 1.6 km (0.62 miles)
STEP 3: Turn right on Wells Line Road and continue along as it turns into an Interprovincial Highway for about 5 km (3.1 miles).
STEP 4: Turn Right onto No. 4 Road. Then, turn left at the first cross street onto Tolmie Road. Travel about 1.1 km (0.6 miles)
STEP 5: Turn right onto No. 3 Road, travel 1.1 km (0.6 miles).
STEP 6: Then, turn left onto Boundry Road. You will go over the bridge onto Keith Wilson Road.
STEP 7: Take the first left onto Chadsey Road. Travel about 3 km (1.9 miles) and turn left onto Yale Road.

The entrance to the festival fields is at the corner of Yale Road and Royalwood Drive.

Parking

The great news is all parking is free!

FOR CARS:

We have regular parking available. Also, limited accessible parking (with appropriate decal), right by the entrance to our fields.

FOR BUSES:

Bus parking is also available 7 days/week.

Food

Feeling hangry after the drive here? No problem, we have at least one food truck on-site daily! Check out our Food Trucks page for the details.

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