Ultimate Guide to Family Day 2020

Family Day Family Day is back! Our favourite holiday of the calendar year is celebrated on February 17th this year (but the family-friendly events happen all weekend long). Enjoy the holiday, grab the kids, and go make memories as a family there are DOZENS of events to pick from over the February 15 – 17th weekend.

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Britannia Beach | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | Mission | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Port Coquitlam | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver

Britannia Beach:

Family Day at the Britannia Mine MuseumThe Britannia Mine Museum is celebrating with 50% off admission! Bring the whole gang to enjoy a fun filled day at Britannia Mine Museum.


Family Day in BurnabyPizza pool party? A Winter Festival? An outdoor hike? The City of Burnaby is hosting numerous events – some free, some with a minimal cost.


Family Day in CoquitlamThe City of Coquitlam is hosting numerous events at their community centres. The family fun starts on Feb 14 and runs until Feb 17th.


Family Day in DeltaThe City of Delta is encouraging families to exercise together on Family Day with swimming and skating sessions happening at a number of venues.


Family Day City of LangleyThe City of Langley celebrates Family Day for THREE full days! From parkour to open gym time, from photo booths to art drop-ins, the options for families are plentiful. Best of all this is a FREE event.

The annual Fraser Valley Family Day is an event for people of all ages so bring your whole family and your friends too! The day will feature tons of fun activities for kids (face painting, balloon animals, bouncy castles and more)!

Family Day at the FortCome and learn the traditions of the families at Fort Langley – from varied backgrounds like Scottish, Hawaiian, First Nations and Metis to name a few, the workers embraced their cultures here!

Family Day Scavenger HuntGot a detective in the family? Why not spend Family Day taking part in a scavenger hunt at the Langley Centennial Museum?

Maple Ridge:

ACT Family DayBring your family for a day of fun, FREE arts activities at The ACT! Grab your Adventure Passport when you arrive, and take a journey through the arts, getting your passport stamped along the way.

Winter Family Fun Day 2020Enjoy Maple Ridge’s Winter Family Fun Day with special guests St John Ambulance Therapy Dogs, and Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey. This is a FREE fun-filled event includes a family treasure scavenger hunt, games, crafts, cooking with kids & more!

New Westminster:

On February 14 & 15, families across Metro Vancouver are invited the Massey Theatre to celebrate diversity by attending three unforgettable productions: a fabulous iconic film, The Wizard of Oz, and a contemporary Indigenous opera created with young ones in mind, The Flight of the Hummingbird, and Parents are a Drag, a multigenerational queer family performance which was a smash hit during the 2019 Vancouver International Children’s Festival.

Family Day in New WestminsterThere are a TON of FREE events to keep the kiddos entertained should you elect to spend Family Day 2020 in New Westminster. The fun happens February 17.

North Vancouver:

Mt Seymour Family Day Weekend 2020Kids ski for FREE at Mt Seymour! To celebrate BC Family Day, children 12 and under can enjoy a complimentary area pass after 2:30pm all Family Day weekend (Feb 15-17).

Family Day at Lonsdale Quay MarketIt’s a Zoo at Lonsdale Quay…goats, sheep, lambs, chickens, rabbits and a miniature horse are part of the interactive petting zoo at the East Plaza.

Port Coquitlam:

Family Day in Port CoquitlamPort Coquitlam has it all when it comes to Family Day celebrations: creative demonstrations, FREE swims, and FREE skates.


Family Day in Richmond 2019The City of Richmond is hosting an unbelievable number of events in honour of Family Day. The majority of the events are for all ages and are FREE! From pancake breakfasts to sporting activities, and from children’s festivals to classic music events, there is something that will peak everyone’s interest.

Family Day at the CannerySee the canning line machines in action at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and check out the machine demonstrations on Family Day at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Guided tours will be offered throughout the day, as well as fishy crafts for the little ones to enjoy.


Family Day Events in SurreyThe City of Surrey has put together FREE family-friendly events at all of their community facilities. Enjoy a nature walk, a swim, arts & crafts, plus loads of sporting activities and games. The FREE fun starts February 14th and runs until Family Day on the 17th.

Historic Stewart Farm - Family EventsFamily Day at the Stewart Farm will include pioneer children’s games, samples of baking from the woodstove, a chance to try farm chores, as well as a walk around the grounds of Elgin Heritage Park. The FREE fun happens on February 17.


If you have a kid aged 12 and under you want to take advantage of the FREE admission to the Vancouver Aquarium all Family Day Weekend (Feb 15 – 17).

Kids Take Over UBC 2020Celebrate Family Day weekend by letting your kids Take Over UBC. Kids and youth will take on adult-sized roles, working alongside staff and volunteers to participate and promote arts and culture at UBC.

Have a great 2020 BC Family Day!

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