Valentine’s Day at Chilliwack’s Garrison Village

Look out cupid, you’ve got competition this Valentine’s Day. The wonderful shops and services at Garrison Village in Chilliwack, BC have everything to make celebrating love and romance memorable and fun in the Fraser Valley.

This 80,000 square foot retail complex is part of the new award-winning community of Garrison Crossing, located conveniently at the northwest corner of Vedder and Keith Wilson on Market Way. Not only is there ample parking at Garrison Village, it is part of the well-designed and highly walkable Garrison Crossing neighbourhood, so it’s easily accessible for hikers and cyclists who prefer greener methods of transportation along the network of trails and paths.

If you’re looking to make Valentine’s Day special, Garrison Village is full of great ideas for celebrating love with that special someone, your family, or friends. From sweet gifts to myriad possibilities for date night, Garrison Village is a one-stop destination for Valentine’s Day perfection.

Here are some suggestions to help you decide:

Traditional romance – Sweep your sweetheart off her feet with old-fashioned charm. Pick up chocolates or her favourite treats from Sticky’s Candy, a beautiful bouquet or single rose from Flora Bunda Flower Shoppe, and make reservations for two at the award-winningGarrison Bistro. You’re welcome, Romeo.

Share the love with family – Make Valentine’s Day special for those you love most. Pick up dinner from Fresh Slice Pizza, Maru Sushi, Woodman Chinese Restaurant, or Subway – and don’t forget some fun trinkets and Valentine’s Day cards from Your Dollar Store With More. Spend some quality time together playing board games or going to the family swim atCheam Leisure Centre. Naturally mum and dad might want to pick up a bottle of wine fromGarrison Wine and Liquor Merchants to raise a glass to their love after the kids are tucked in for the night.

Mini getaway – Make the most of this romantic day together with a little retreat as a couple or treat a busy partner to some well-earned pampering. Check out the specials and services offered at the elegant Silhouette Spa & Laser day spa as well as Ambience Salon Ltd.Combine that focus on personal health and wellness with a visit to Unika – a “blend of new and almost new local and global clothing, accessories and shoes” – accessories from Nine’s Trading, and a nourishing meal at any of the wonderful eateries at Garrison Village and this will be a Valentine’s Day to remember.

Romantic night in – Make the most of a cozy evening home together with no distractions. You could either pick up great food from the restaurants at Garrison Village, or whip up a delectable menu of your own creation with wonderful ingredients from Cooper’s Foods. Add to the romantic ambience with flowers or little gifts from Flora Bunda Flower Shoppe, goodies from Sticky’s Candy, and a bottle of wine or spirits from Garrison Wine and Liquor Merchants. Don’t forget to check Your Dollar Store With More for decorations and candles!

West Coast date – For many of us in Lotusland spending time together outdoors makes for the perfect date. Hike, walk, or cycle the gorgeous trails around Garrison Crossing’s 153-acre site, and soak in the spectacular view – maybe even sunrise or sunset – together with a picnic or take-out if it’s not raining. Urban Endo Runners is a specialty running store with a great selection of active shoewear and athletic apparel as well as nutrition bars. Perhaps you sign up together for one of their running clinics? Naturally after you make the most of the fresh air and exercise you can warm up with a hot beverage at Waves Coffee House or maybe a healthy meal at one of the many restaurants here in Garrison Village.

There are so many possibilities for fun and romance at Garrison Village. If you like what you see in this Chilliwack, BC community, we invite you to check out the Garrison Crossing townhomes and homes for sale as well as the fantastic Garrison Crossing rental opportunities ranging from apartments, townhouses, and condos.

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