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Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (updated May 13)

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 the are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t
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Historic Stewart Farm - Family Events
Old Time Family Fun at Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm (updated March 15, 2020)

Travel back in time with a visit to Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm. This picturesque site interprets the time period of 1890-1920. Features of the farm include a furnished farmhouse, pole barn with agricultural tools and machinery, boathouse, threshing shed, root cellar, and heritage gardens and orchard. Admission is by donation.
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BC Place - butter chicken poutine
BC Place Foodie: Fresh, Tasty, Creative Dining Options

It’s a foodie paradise at BC Place. No joke! Sure you can still get chicken fingers, fries, and hot dogs. But thanks to the vision of the executive chef, William Tse, the dining experience at BC Place has been revolutionized. This ain’t your typical stadium grub! Striving for culinary excellence
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Michaels Kids Club
Michaels Kids Club: Weekly Crafting Fun (events until July 6)

Did you know you can shop and have your kids entertained at the same time? Just head to Michaels on any given Saturday and have your children craft while you browse. Parents are required to remain on the premises. Each Saturday, you can sign up your little one (ages 3
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Carnivals in Metro Vancouver
Popcorn, Rides, Cotton Candy & Fun! CARNIVALS in Metro Vancouver (updated April 1)

Check out our complete guide to Carnivals in Metro Vancouver! Amusement rides, popcorn, sticky cotton candy, and oh so many memories! We’ve all been there and we want our kids to have the same fun. Check out the various carnivals happening around the Lower Mainland. If we’ve missed one, send
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Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Ecology Society: Interactive Ecology Lessons for Kids (updated February 26)

The Stanley Park Ecology Society hosts ongoing events exploring the beauty of Stanley Park. Admission is either by donation or an nominal amount. The programs promoted on Family Fun Vancouver are open to participants of all ages. As with any event, we do our best to provide our readers with
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Sampler
Try FREE Product Samples with Sampler

Do you like to try out new products before you buy them? Do you like to receive FREE samples? Pretty much everyone does! Family Fun Canada is pleased to announce that we are offering all of our readers a new opportunity to receive FREE product samples direct to their mailbox
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Kid Friendly Hikes
7 Kid-Friendly Hikes Within Driving Distance of Downtown Vancouver

Hiking with kids can be a wonderfully memorable family experience. It can also be a nightmare of epic proportions. We’ve had both experiences with our young boys. Through trial and error we’ve learned a few tricks to make family outdoor adventures enjoyable for everyone. Tips for a Successful Hiking Experience:
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Top 5 Picnic Spots in Vancouver
Top 5 Picnic Spots in Vancouver (Not The Usual Suspects)

My checklist for the perfect picnic-spot has morphed over the years. As a young 20-something, a good view and a heavy dose of ambiance were essential for any picnic option to be deemed perfect. Now, while I do love a great view, I am looking for a place to entertain
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Ultimate Guide to Train Rides in Metro Vancouver
Need a Train Fix? Ultimate Guide to Train Rides & Activities in Metro Vancouver

Prior to having children I didn’t realize I could experience train withdrawal. Previously I went years, if not decades, without interacting with locomotives in an up close and personal way. In an effort to placate my children, and save myself from insanity, I have sourced a multitude of train attractions
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