Past Events

Greater Vancouver Zoo
Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic – Part Two

We totally get that being trapped in your house with littles can be a crazy-making experience. We are incredibly grateful to the organizations around Metro Vancouver who have shifted their business practices to embrace the COVID restrictions while still opening up their doors for family entertainment. In case you missed
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Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival – cancelled for 2021

Experience the rich French-Canadian culture that made Fort Langley so vibrant. Taste French-Canadian food, try finger-weaving, sing a voyageur song, taste maple taffy and participate in other cultural activities. Regular admission applies; free for annual pass holders and kids aged 17 & under. Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival: When: cancelled
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Vancouver International Boat Show – Cancelled for 2021

Western Canada’s largest boat show, the Vancouver International Boat Show, is returning to give boaters an early start to the upcoming season.The 58th annual event is set to host an exciting lineup of the newest and most innovative boats and accessories from over 250 exhibitors, along with entertaining and informative
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Chess Institute of Canada
Online Lessons with the Chess Institute of Canada

The Queen’s Gambit was the Canadian binge-favourite of the Fall. How many parents stayed up way too late watching the series and rooting for Beth in her pursuit to become the world’s greatest chess player? Thanks to the Queen’s Gambit, the game of chess has skyrocketed in popularity. If The
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What's Happening in January
What’s Happening in January? Family Friendly Events in Metro Vancouver

The events listed below are from 2020. Unfortunately there isn’t much happening in January 2021. We recommend you visit our Events Calendar to see what events we have managed to uncover for January 2021. We will get back to updating our monthly event guides as soon as the Public Health
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East Van Panto 2020
Panto Come Home! Enjoy The Beloved East Van Panto At Home {Giveaway!}

Attending the East Van Panto has been a yearly tradition for our family ever since our boys have been small. We are so incredibly grateful that the East Van Panto has made it possible for us to continue our holiday tradition during COVID. Even better, the East Van Panto is
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Holiday Celebrations Galore! Christmas Events in Metro Vancouver 2020

Presented by FlyOver Canada Metro Vancouver knows how to celebrate Christmas! While we all know Christmas 2020 is going to be different thanks to COVID-19, we applaud all the event organizers for devising truly creative solutions. Many beloved Christmas events are still occurring but please be prepared that the events
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Christmas in Williams Park
Christmas in Williams Park – Fully Booked

Update December 18, 2020: This event moved to requiring online booking due to overwhelming popularity. The bookings are completely full for 2020. If you are looking to enjoy Christmas lights we recommend you check out our Christmas light display guide. The permits have been secured. Public Health has given the
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Christmas Light Displays
2020 Christmas Light Displays Across Metro Vancouver

Hats off to those who express their artistic ability through Christmas light displays. Every year we ask our Family Fun Vancouver readers to submit addresses for inclusion in our Christmas Light list. All of the addresses listed have either been submitted to us or we’ve driven by them. If we
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PNE Winter Lights
PNE Winter Lights

Snuggle up in the car for a super COVID-friendly holiday experience. Stay buckled, safe, and warm in your car during a 2-kilometre route of illuminated magic. You will be transported through nine enchanted lands filled with glowing lights in your mission to discover Santa, with special characters and festive performers
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