An Essential Guide to Pemberton | Events, Activities, Food & Drinks
Pemberton has plenty of great things to do all throughout the year. From signature events like the Slow Food Cycle and 4x4 Rally to outdoor activities such as hiking or ice fishing – Pemberton has plenty to offer visitors.
If you’re looking for something to do while you’re in Pemberton, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a collection of articles from our blog highlighting all the amazing things to do in Pemberton.
Things to Do in Pemberton
Pemberton may only have a population of around 2,500 people but it attracts thousands of visitors every year for its wide range of summer and winter activities.
Home to incredible backcountry skiing and world-class mountain biking, Pemberton attracts people from all around the globe. While skiing and biking may be the most popular pastimes to do in Pemberton, there are also a number of other unique activities here that are worth visiting for.
Not only is Pemberton full of activities, adrenaline, and fun, it’s also a great base to explore what the rest of British Columbia has to offer. There are a number of day trips you can start from right here at the Pemberton Valley Lodge.
If your kids are anything like the kids in Pemberton, then they must love the summer months too! There are so many family-friendly activities in Pemberton for everyone to enjoy.
Pemberton 4x4 Rally
The Pemberton 4 x 4 Rally has deep roots in the community of Pemberton. Originally held in the township of Birken, 30 minutes north of Pemberton, the Rally has moved to the Green River Rally Grounds south of Pemberton to accommodate the growing popularity of the event.
Pemberton Slow Food Cycle
Started back in 2004, the Slow Food Cycle is a way to introduce farmers with the local buyers & visiting guests. The event showcases sustainable farming in the Pemberton Meadows. The first few years of the Slow Food Cycle attracted a mostly local crowd, but now the event has grown in size and attracts anywhere from 2000 - 4000 people every summer.
Lil'wat Lake Rodeo
The Lil'wat Nation Rodeo features local talent participating in several rodeo events including bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, and more. This spring event occurs yearly at the Mount Currie Rodeo Grounds.
Pemberton Food & Drinks
Pemberton Farmers Market
The Pemberton Farmers Market is a weekly gathering of local farms, foodies, artisans and liquor vendors at Pemberton's Community Barn. The Pemberton Farmers Market runs every Friday from early June to late October and is the perfect place to purchase organic veggies, fruits, fresh cut flowers, healthy meats, home baked goods, nutritious foods, beautiful pottery, wholesome pet snacks, and more.
No trip to Pemberton is complete without trying out the local food and drink. After all, how could there not be fantastic farm fresh food and delicious craft beer in a place dubbed 'Spud Valley'?
Looking for a place to stop with tasty vegetarian and/or vegan options in Pemberton? Here’s a guide to the best veggie-friendly restaurants in the valley!
Coming to Pemberton and looking for the best spot to enjoy a coffee? Check out these places where you can drink in both the views and your coffee!
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Posted: Friday, January 10, 2020