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BC Blueberry Day 2022 Kicks-off Go Blue BC in 2022

July 15th is British Columbia’s official BC Blueberry Day 2022. This will be the kick-off to #GoBlueBC, a campaign running from July 15 – August 7 celebrating the start of BC’s fresh blueberry season.

BC Blueberry Day 2022 Kicks-off Go Blue BC in 2022

British Columbia is encouraged to ‘Go Blue’ by visiting GoBlueBC.ca, an online hub that houses blueberry-related activities, events, recipes, and an exciting contest to win an E-bike from Zygg Vancouver.

The website also contains links to local producers, helping British Columbians find fresh berries across the province.

There is a lot of excitement abound as British Columbians plan their u-pick visits and seasonal dish preparations.

Restaurants are also offering new BC Blueberry-forward menus, in past years “bluetiful” dishes were featured at Lakehouse at Shawnigan, the Naramata Inn, Rain and Shine, Torafuku and more.

If you are near any of these spots, stop by to check out their creations.

Going Blue Across BC for BC Blueberry Day 2022

BC Blueberry Day 2022 Kicks-off Go Blue BC in 2022

There are plenty of opportunities to #GoBlue in person this season:

Catch the skyline in Vancouver’s False Creek on BC Blueberry Day

On the evening of July 15, BC Blueberry Day, Vancouver’s iconic BC Place Stadium will turn its lights blue, illuminating the False Creek skyline in honour of BC’s most prized berry.

Berry Festival in Downtown Abbotsford

The Berry Fest returns to Downtown Abbotsford on July 16th from 12pm-8pm!

This celebration of local berries transforms the downtown area into a lively festival setting with entertainment, children’s rides, a fishing pond, local crafts, and luscious market-style foods.

UBC Blueberry Festival

From July 20-22, outside the UBC bookstore, BC blueberries are the star!

Stop by to enjoy a blueberry pancake breakfast, chef demonstration and other delectable Blueberry baked goods.

On the 20th the BC Blueberry Council team will be on-site and visitors can buy fresh blueberries from a local farmer at the UBC Farm Market.

Enter to Win an E-bike

BC Blueberry Day 2022 Kicks-off Go Blue BC in 2022

The fun doesn’t stop there. From July 15 – August 7, British Columbians can enter to win an E-bike through GoBlueBC.ca.

Electric bikes are the perfect way to travel around BC Blueberry country!

A Feel Vog City E-bike (valued at $3700) provided by Zygg, a Canadian-owned and operated fully serviceable electric bicycle subscription company, will be given away in August.

To enter and read the full contest rules, head to GoBlueBC.ca.

The BC Blueberry Council invites everyone in the province to support their local community by taking part in the annual #GoBlueBC program and enjoying fresh BC blueberries throughout the summer.

How will you go blue?