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 Home > Travel BC > BC Cities and Towns > Vancouver, Coast & Mountains  > City of Langley

City of Langley
The City of Langley is located 43 km (27 miles) east of Vancouver in the Fraser Valley on the south side of the Fraser River.

Fraser Hwy
The City of Langley is located where the Fraser Hwy, 56th Avenue and Glover Road all meet. The community is neighbours with the Township of Langley which surrounds Langley in the east, south and north plus Cloverdale and the rest of Surrey to the west.

Business and Commercial Hub
The City of Langley serves as one of the main business and commercial areas in this part of the Fraser Valley helping to serve the outlying areas of the Township of Langley and the Cloverdale area.

Willowbrook Mall
Walking around Langley you will find all the major services and help that you require travelling south of the Fraser River. From automotive dealerships, restaurants, various coffee shops including Starbucks and Tim Hortons plus retail stores such as Costco, Canadian Tire, and the Willowbrook Mall, which contains the department stores - The Bay and Sears.

Innes Corners Plaza
Langley also has a number of attractions and historical buildings throughout the pedestrian-friendly city. One of these is the Innes Corners Plaza, a heritage site dedicated to Adam Innes, a civic leader who helped create the governing body for Langley and who eventually donated the land where the first school in Langley was established.

Brydon Lagoon
One area where you can enjoy a wonderful green space to walk around is the beautiful nature park at Brydon Lagoon. Here you can find many opportunities for birdwatching especially various waterfowl found among the numerous waterways close to nearby walking trails.

Nicomekl Flood Plain Park
For other hiking or cycling opportunities the Nicomekl Flood Plain Park situated on the Nicomekl River has great areas to explore. The trail and park are between 200th and 208th Streets and connect on either side with the Township of Langley Parks. The meandering trails take you through a number of natural wetlands offering wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities.

'Spirit of Langley'
If you happen to love First Nation artwork, visit the art piece called the 'Spirit of Langley' at City Hall. Carved by Squamish Nation's Xwa-lack-tun of the Squamish Nation, the art piece and coat of arms has been created from a one metre three feet) by a 3.5 metre (12 feet) piece of laminated yellow cedar.

Langley Good Times Cruise-In
This event draws an estimated 100,000 visitors to Langley to enjoy some 2,000 antique vehicles on display some coming from across Canada and the United States. You will be entertained all weekend with restored vehicles of all types parading through Langley. Make sure you bring your camera, the hot rods, specialty vehicles and other automotive displays are very entertaining to watch.

Township of Langley
Two other settlements you'll want to visit nearby to the City of Langley are the two historical communities of Fort Langley and Aldergrove. Both are located in the Township of Langley and contain different examples of British Columbia's proud past, especially the national historical site of Fort Langley situated on the Fraser River.

'Horse Capital of BC'
The nearby Township of Langley has also been described and is often referred to as the 'Horse Capital of BC' Throughout the region you'll find beautiful sprawling ranches, large horse rings, and a wide array of equestrian events taking place almost daily.

Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park
Some of the equestrian events are held at the nearby Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park. The excellent facility for horse contests is nearby at 24550 72nd Avenue near Trans-Canada Hwy 1.

Langley Canada Days Celebrations
One of the biggest Canada Day celebrations in British Columbia takes place close to the city near the Langley Municipal Airport at the McLeod Athletic Park. The event which is in the Township of Langley has grown into two days - June 30th and July 1st and features live music, children's games, an aerobatics show and various food kiosks.

Canadian Museum of Flight
The Canadian Museum of Flight is also located at the Langley Airport. Open year round, the Canadian Museum of Flight houses over 25 aircraft, both static and flying. The aircraft range from a W.W.II Handley Page Hampden to a T-33 Silverstar, as well as the only displayed Handley-Page Hampden in the world.

Cascades Casino
If you enjoy gaming and card playing make sure you visit the first-class entertainment complex at the Cascades Casino. The facility has slot machines, roulette, blackjack plus a number of table games. The Cascades Casino also features the Summit Theatre Show Lounge, a full-service bar, and has an adjoining convention centre with a hotel.

Jazz and Blues Festival
The Langley Jazz and Blues Festival takes place in early June. This vibrant festival features talented musicians who line the streets of downtown Langley performing some great melodies. Workshops, teaching and getting up close to some professional musicians is what you will enjoy.

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