Presented by The Arts Club Theatre Company

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for someone in your life? Why not give the Gift of Experience this holiday season? Nothing can replace time with your loved ones and it is the special moments we share with our friends and family that stand out in our memory for years to come. In a year where the cost of everything has increased, we know how important it is to ensure you are purchasing something the recipient will love and get lots of use out of. At Family Fun Vancouver, we want to see you spend time together making memories and pursuing your passions. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of local attractions and memberships that are great for every person on your list. Say goodbye to items that end up in the landfill and give the Gift of Experience!

Arts Club Sound of MusicFeatured: The Arts Club 

Who needs Broadway when you have The Arts Club Theatre Company in your own city? Live theatre is a magical experience to another time and place. For one moment, the audience is fully together experiencing the emotions of the characters on stage. Why not give the gift of theatre to see exceptional shows as a family this year? Maybe you have a budding actor on your hands, or maybe you want to foster an appreciation of the arts in your family. Gift certificates, tickets to individual shows, and Season Tickets are available.

Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Superheroes-in-training and Marvel fans will go wild over this immersive experience arriving in Burnaby on March 3, 2023. What’s better than the gift of saving the galaxy with the ones you love? Tour the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N attraction to get up close and personal with costumes, props and classified information from even the most recent releases. Secure your tickets now before they sell out!

Britannia Mine Museum

If you’re looking for a fun, interactive attraction for all ages, check out the Britannia Mine Museum! Take an underground tour into the mine, and experience the live-action BOOM! Experience, and pan for gold to see if you will strike it rich! The Britannia Mine Museum has so many exhibits to explore that everyone in your family will be begging to return! The best part? Just two trips cover the cost of a family membership!

Eden West Gourmet

Learning to cook great food is not only important as a life skill but the food you make will most certainly be tied to the memory of making it with someone you love. This holiday, gift someone special cooking lessons! Lessons are available for ages 6 and up and are both fun and informative. Spark a love of food this holiday season!


Looking to knock it out of the park with young children? Give the gift of Kidtropolis this holiday season! Kidtropolis is a child’s dream world where imagination runs wild as they move from space to space playing pretend in a city at just the right height for them. This indoor play space offers gift cards in a variety of denominations so the whole family can return throughout the year.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

There is something magical about taking children to watch classical music live, as they connect the sounds they are hearing with the musicians they are watching. The VSO has incredible concerts for families, including the upcoming film “Frozen.” Watch the movie on the big screen while the VSO plays the Academy award-winning score live.

Beyond King TutBeyond King Tut

Step into the past with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience at Beyond King Tut. This incredible attraction, which opened in November, takes visitors on a journey through time to the discovery of King Tut’s tomb. The exhibition combines the power of cinematic storytelling and soaring imagery made possible with state-of-the-art projection mapping which invites visitors into the golden king’s world like never before.

Lessons for Kids

Spending time pursuing passions is one of the greatest gifts, and there are so many classes available for kids to explore where their interests lie. Why not gift the child in your life classes to develop their existing interests or try out something they haven’t done before? Whether it’s Science, Theatre, or French, give the gift of extracurricular lessons this holiday.

Looking for More Ideas?

Memberships or tickets to these Metro Vancouver attractions make great gifts!

Science World

Vancouver Aquarium

Greater Vancouver Zoo

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Bard on the Beach

Fraser River Discovery Centre

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Arts Club Sound of MusicThe hills are alive with The Sound of Music this holiday season. Give the gift of exceptional theatre now and for the whole year through.  The Arts Club Theatre Company has a show for everyone on your list this holiday season. Whether you are looking to head to a show as a family or get away for a show with friends, there are shows for every occasion! On stage now is The Sound of Music, playing until December 24th at The Stanley Alliance Theatre. Set against the backdrop of Austria at the beginning of the Second World War, this timeless musical follows the Von Trapp family and their governess, Maria, as she first falls in love with the children under her charge, and then with their father.