Are you thinking of immigrating to British Columbia? Fort Langley is one of the many communities with plenty to see and do.
As British Columbia immigration attorneys, we love helping our clients explore all of their options for coming to our beautiful province. That’s why we put this guide together! We want you to make informed decisions about where you live and work in Canada.
Fort Langley proves you can choose a small town in British Columbia without ever having to worry about boredom.
The Fort-to-Fort Trail
This 7.8 kilometer trail will take you from the Fort Langley National Historic Museum to Derby Regional Park. You can walk it or bike it, and you can bring your dog (as long as your dog is leashed).
Gorgeous river views take you through a wildlife-rich area covered with verdant trees. It’s a lovely location for walking, birding, and kayaking. Want to stay overnight? There’s camping areas that will let you get away from it all.
Visit Golden Ears Provincial Park
This gorgeous park is one of the largest in the province. You can go boating, walk the trails, go horseback riding, windsurf, water ski, go canoeing, go boating, and go fishing. There are even some spots to go climbing!
Head to the Farmer’s Market
Stroll the stalls for fresh fruits and vegetables, gorgeous flowers, eggs, and more. You can also find a number of prepared foods: there are bakeries, ice cream shops, chocolate shops, and more. You’ll also find a number of craft beers, wines, spirits, bath products, arts, and crafts. This is also a lovely spot to connect with some of the area’s local organizations.
From June to October there’s even a night market where you can catch live music.
Catch a Ghost Story
Expert live oral storytellers will entertain you as you stroll through the Fort Langley Village at night. There are adult versions of the tour and youth-friendly versions of the tour. Check out Grave Tales to purchase tickets and to get dates and times.
Take a Self-Guided Tasting Tour
The Chew On This Tasty Tour makes it easy for you to find the tastiest food and drink options in the Fort Langley area. It’s self-guided, something you can take at your own pace. There are also guided tours, such as the Food & Murals in Langley Tour. There are several Bar, Club, and Pub tours on offer, as well.
Of course, there are plenty of incredible eateries and bistros to catch on their own merits, so be sure to check them out! Examples include Say Cheese, Beatniks Bistro, Trading Post Brewing, Fort Pub and Grill, and Little Donkey.
Enjoy Some Art
Fort Langley is home to numerous art galleries. These include:
- The Barbara Boldt Original Art Gallery & Studio
- The Bearga Gallery (a teddy bear gallery!)
- The Fort Gallery
- Susan Galick Fine Art Studio & Gallery
- Number 52 Studio & Gallery
- Peculiar Leather & Jewelry Artworks
There are also some art shows, such as the West Fine Art Show which takes place in late summer every year.
Enjoy Some History
You’ll also find lots of amazing museums in Fort Langley. These include:
- The Fort Langley National Historic Site
- The Canadian Northern Railway Station
- Langley Centennial Museum
- BC Farm Museum
Enjoy Shopping Opportunities
Fort Langley is a great destination for antiquers. The Fort Langley Village Antiques Mall offers 10,000 square feet of space and 60 different dealers.
You’ll also find a wealth of local shops offering items you can’t find anything else. Shopping these handcrafted, local items helps you boost the local economy, connect with your community, and find gifts which are truly meaningful. Examples include True Aromatherapy Products & Spa, Watermelon Tree Baby & Kids, the Floralista Flower Studio, and Wendel’s Bookstore and Cafe.
Hit the downtown area to find many of these shops and stores.
Fort Langley has two major golf courses: the Fort Langley Golf Course and the Redwoods Golf Course. Either is a fine place to pass an afternoon.
Go for a Swim
Finding a place to swim is easy in Fort Langley. There are numerous public pools, including:
- Walnut Grove Community Center
- WC Blair Recreation Center
- Aldergrove Credit Union Community Center
- Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience
- Fort Langley Outdoor Pool
Find a Festival
Fort Langley is home to several amazing festivals.
- The Fort Langley Fall Beer & Food Festival
- Fort Langley May Days
- Fort Langley Canada Day Festival
- Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival
- Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
Head to Surrounding Communities
When you live in Fort Langley you live within a short drive of everything Langley, Surrey, and Vancouver have to offer. That means you can take in all sorts of shows, find a fishing tour that will let you catch a big one, take a farm tour, and more.
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Interested in immigrating to Fort Langley?
This lively village is a fine place to live, work, and retire. Before you arrive, of course, you’ll need to find your best path to lawful permanent residency within Canada’s borders.
Our legal team can help you do just that. We have decades of experience, which means we have what it takes to match the right people to the right immigration programs. We’ll help you navigate the British Columbia PNP program or any number of federal programs which can help you start your life in Canada.
We have attorneys on staff who speak fluent Mandarin and Punjabi, so if you’re from China or India we can even help you in your native language.
To get started, make an appointment today. Teleconferencing appointments are available so we can meet you no matter where you are anywhere in the world.
Get started by calling (604) 394-2777 to make an appointment today. Our team is ready to work with you!