Family Day is back! Our favourite holiday of the calendar year is celebrated on February 18th 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 16 – 18th weekend.
And no, you aren’t losing your mind, Family Day is a week later than normal. In previous years, BC celebrated the February holiday a week before the rest of the country. But in 2019 our holiday was brought in line with the rest of the country.
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Family Day in Abbotsford: The City of Abbotsford is throwing open the doors of both the Abbotsford Recreation Centre and the Matsqui Recreation Centre for a full day of fun. Keep the kids entertained and exercised from 10am – 10pm for just $2 per person. Swimming, skating and more!
Family Day at the Britannia Mine Museum: The 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 Events in Burnaby: Pizza pool party? A Winter Festival? An outdoor hike? The City of Burnaby is hosting numerous events – some free, some with a minimal cost – on February 18th.
Family Day Pow Wow: The weekend activities include drumming, a family team dance, an owl dance contest & more.
Family Day FREE Skate: Who doesn’t love something for FREE? Get on the Twin Rinks ice for FREE on Feb 18th. Rentals are extra.
Family Day Events in Coquitlam: The City of Coquitlam is hosting numerous events at their community centres. While the majority of the events happen on Monday February 18th, there are a few events happening in the days leading up to the official holiday.
Family Day in Delta: Cooking lessons? Swimming lessons? Skating lessons? Yup, it’s all FREE on Family Day in Delta. Check out the massive list of events planned for February 18th.
Fraser Valley Family Day: The 5th 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 Fort: Come 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 Fun in the City of Langley: This event now runs for THREE days (Sat – Mon) and includes oodles of free activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Family Day in the Township of Langley: Whether you are painting or playing with parachutes, in the gym, or having a swim, there are plenty of ways to celebrate in the Township of Langley. A variety of all-ages programs and activities will be offered in celebration of the holiday on Monday, February 18, all of which are FREE.
Family Day at the ACT: Bring 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: Enjoy 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!
Skate, Scooter & Bouldering: Bring your boards, your scooters, and your confidence. Head to the Greg Moore Youth Centre for a FREE event for parents and kids (aged 6 – 12 years).
Family Day at the Mission Leisure Centre: Start early & play all day long at the Mission Leisure Centre. The day is packed full of FREE activities: swimming, skating, creative corner crafts, face-painting, gym activities (toddler zone, bouncy castle, parachute games), and more!
Family Day Events in New Westminster: there are a TON of FREE events to keep the kiddos entertained should you elect to spend Family Day 2019 in New Westminster. From FREE skates & swims to making their Spring planter, and from circus performances to magic shows and boat tours, the activity options are plentiful and perfect for all ages. The fun happens February 18.
Mt Seymour Family Day: Kids ski for FREE! To celebrate BC Family Day, children 12 and under can enjoy a complimentary area pass after 2:30pm on Friday and all Family Day Weekend.
Family Day at the Lonsdale Quay Market: It’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.
Family Day in Port Coquitlam: It’s all about the sports when you spend Family Day in Port Coquitlam. Skating or swimming, the fun is FREE for Family Day.
65+ Family Day Events in Richmond: The 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 Cannery: See the canning line machines in action at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and check out the machine demonstrations, which show how technology changed the speed and efficiency of the canning process. Guided tours will be offered throughout the day, as well as fishy crafts for the little ones to enjoy.
Family Day Events in Surrey: The 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 16th and runs until Family Day on the 18th.
Historic Stewart Park: Family 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 18.
Family Day at the Vancouver Aquarium: For the first time-ever, the Vancouver Aquarium is offering FREE admission for kids, aged 12 & under, in celebration of Family Day!
Kids Take Over UBC: Celebrate Family Day weekend by bringing your entire family to UBC on Sunday, February 17. 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 2019 BC Family Day!
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