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Aldergrove
Aldergrove is a small community located just east of Surrey near the western border of Abbotsford. Aldergrove belongs in the Township of Langley and is situated just north of the United States border crossing at Sumas, Washington on Hwy 13.

Travelling Here
For directions to Aldergrove from Vancouver and other parts of the Lower Mainland, travel on Trans-Canada Hwy 1 east towards Hope. As soon as you come into Langley City start watching for the exit signs that take you south to Aldergrove and the USA customs crossing on the Aldergrove-Bellingham Rd., Hwy 13 (264 Street).

Small Acreage Hobby Farms
Aldergrove is a nice quiet community with a rapidly growing residential population made up of larger lot homes some containing small acreages allowing for hobby farms. The downtown core has all the necessities covered in a relaxed fashion. Aldergrove has an economic base that includes farming, small-scale industry and some manufacturing.

Pride in the Community
Aldergrove residents have always been proud of their past heritage and town pride is evident. The community has come together for various causes in the celebration of being and living in Aldergrove.

MLA Rich Coleman
Aldergrove is also home to one of British Columbia's leading politicians from the Liberal Party Government MLA Rich Coleman. Rich, who was born in Nelson and later went to school in Penticton, has made Aldergrove home since 1983 and is very active and has helped raise awareness concerning events and the community.

Light Up Aldergrove Contest
The Light Up Aldergrove Contest is one event you want to make sure you see when visiting Aldergrove. Dedicated to Walt Levy, a local volunteer and one of the founders of Aldergrove Festival Days' Society, merchants and residents compete in lighting and decorating their premises during the Christmas Season.

'Fire and Ice'
During this time visit the famous 'Fire and Ice' display at the Aldergrove Fire Hall No. 3. Put on by the Township of Langley Fire Department, 'Fire and Ice' has thousands of decorations, figurines and a 60,000 light display. The firehall has lots of ongoing family entertainment and your kids will surely enjoy all the Christmas festivities.

Aldergrove Festival Days
Every year around the end of July, the Aldergrove Festival Days' Society and the Aldergrove Agricultural Association team up to bring you Aldergrove Festival Days. A full weekend of family fun Aldergrove Festival Days starts with a parade, followed by agricultural exhibits, tractor pull, food vendors, slo-pitch plus a midway by West Coast Amusements.

Aldergrove Lake Regional Park
Another area to visit during the summer, especially if you have kids, is Aldergrove Lake Regional Park. Formed along an area featuring glacial deposits, Aldergrove Lake features great swimming and strolling through the beautiful trails along the very mellow Pepin Brook. The park also features a large group picnic shelter including some room for horses and various playing fields.

Directions to Aldergrove Lake
To get here you take 264 St. south towards the Washington State border to 8th Ave. (Huntington Rd.). Please visit the Aldergrove Lake Regional Park web site for complete information and travel directions or phone: (604) 530-4983.

RV Campground or Accommodation
If you require RV campgrounds or accommodation when visiting Aldergrove there is the Alderbrook RV Park located just off Hwy 13, 4.5 km (3 miles) north of the USA border and the Best Western Country Meadows Hotel.

Langley City
For all your major purchases box stores are close by next door towards the west on the Fraser Hwy in Langley City. Here you can find a greater selection of restaurants, hardware items and grocery stores including a large number of Starbucks, Costco, Wal-Mart and Canadian Tire.

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