Spring is officially here! The sun is finally shining and the temperature is finally on the uptick. Every month we put together a list of upcoming events so you can plan ahead and get excited for the family-fun that awaits across Metro Vancouver. There are a ton more events listed in our calendar, we just feel these events deserve a little extra-special mention.

Featured: Party for the Planet

BC’s largest Earth Day celebration takes place on April 29th in Surrey. This FREE one-day festival is filled with exciting workshops, live music, exciting performances, a Family Zone, plant sale, clothing swap and so much more! This is one festival that you don’t want to miss!

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Chilliwack Tulip Festival (early April): Tulips of the Valley takes place over a 3-5-week period, usually in April, sometimes into May, depending on the weather.

Cherry Blossom Festival (April 1 – 23): The annual festival runs throughout the month of April. Whether you wish to soak up the gorgeous cherry blossoms and take part in the Japan Fair at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The Big Picnic kicks off the celebrations on April 1st.

Easter (April 7-10): Check out our Easter Event Guide for the best egg hunts, farms and events happening around Metro Vancouver in 2023. We’re adding to this daily, so check back often!

Vancouver Sun Run (April 16): not only can you achieve the runners’ high, but the kids can also dash around the streets of Vancouver in the Shaw 2.5km family-friendly race. Are you registered for the sporting event of the season? It is a rite of passage for Vancouverites!

Earth Day (April 22): Whether you spend your day picking up garbage, exploring nature, or planting a garden, make sure to give Mother Earth a little extra love on her special day. Check out the Earth Day Guide for more events and activities.

The Sky’s No Limit: Girls Fly Too! (April 29): Girls Fly Too is a FREE event that aims to encourage and inspire girls through hands-on activities and displays from some of the top industry leaders in their fields. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with aircraft and equipment, complete a treasure map passport, and meet with a NASA astronaut.

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok for more events and activities. Have a great (and hopefully sunshine-filled) April!