Craft Fairs
Craft Fairs & Artisan Markets (2021 Edition)

The holiday craft fairs are starting early in 2021. We love browsing the vendor’s stalls, talking to the artisans, and discovering magical creations that demand to be taken home. While 2020 brought us a slew of virtual craft fairs, we are thrilled to see the return to in-person craft fairs
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Pumpkin Patches
Pumpkin Patches Across Metro Vancouver

Nothing screams Fall like a big ole’ pumpkins and corn mazes. I love taking the kids out to the pumpkin patch, winding our way through the mile-high corn fields, picking apples, and saying hello to the animals. There are oodles of options across the Lower Mainland. Please make sure you
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Events in Metro Vancouver Parks
Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (updated September 16)

Did you know that the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks host events, year-round, for families? Most of the events are free, some have a nominal charge, all of them are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t all
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What's Happening in September
What’s Happening in September? Family-Fun Events in Metro Vancouver

September is a month of change. The summer temperatures dwindle, the amount of sunlight lessens, school-aged children return to the classroom, and lengthy holidays come to an end. But it isn’t all bad! September brings us Fall with its warm, frothy drinks, pumpkin-flavoured everything, and the farm bounties of apples
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Zero Latency
Zero Latency – Canada’s Largest Free-Roam Virtual Reality Experience (And It’s Right Here in Vancouver!)

My poor kids got stuck with a mom who is anti-screens and anti-tech. Give me books, give me outside experiences, give me the theatre. That’s my jam. So, when earlier this summer, I told my boys I had booked our family a VR (virtual reality) experience, well let’s just say
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Fall Lessons for Kids
Classes for Kids! Great Extracurricular Programs You AND Your Kids Will Love

Wondering what to do with the kids after school? Wanting to expose your child to new and exciting opportunities? Want to ensure they are both physically active and mentally engaged? Check out these awesome after-school programs being offered around Metro Vancouver. Arts Umbrella Arts Umbrella is the pre-eminent arts educational
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Super Saturdays at the Fraser River Discovery Centre
Super Saturdays at the Fraser River Discovery Centre

Taking place on the last Saturday of every month, Super Saturdays is a series of public programs geared towards families. There are lots of activities that explore different features of the Fraser River, from its booming economy to its diverse ecosystem! August 28, 2021: When you think of pollinators, you
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The Amazing Brentwood - The Light Vessel
Retail therapy? The Amazing Brentwood offers Visual and Culinary Delights

Do you remember Brentwood Mall? I have vague memories of dingy beige corridors, truly nothing to write home about. Well, times have changed! The Amazing Brentwood will knock your socks off. After a major renovation, the Amazing Brentwood offers a shopping experience like no other. I’m not a girl who
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Place des Arts
Register NOW for Lessons at Place des Arts! Your HOME for Arts Education

“When you walk into a school, any school, you get a vibe. Is this a warm and welcoming place? Is it a happy place? We were determined that whatever we did, we would try to make a school that was warm and welcoming to the kids and to the parents.”
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Outdoor movies
FREE Outdoor Movies in Metro Vancouver (2021 edition)

Summertime & movies are like peanut butter & jam…they are meant to go together. Life gets even better when the movie is FREE and it is shown outside, under the stars, in a beautiful setting. Thanks to FreshAir Cinema, communities all around Metro Vancouver can enjoy FREE outdoor movies during
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