Update March 12, 2020: The Healthy Family Expo 2020 is postponed due to COVID-19.
Just what exactly is the Healthy Family Expo? Sure you’ve heard of it, but you are still left wondering whether this event is really for you. Give us just a moment of your time and we will have you convinced that the Healthy Family Expo is an event worth adding to your calendar – in pen – for March 29.
The Healthy Family Expo is celebrating its 7th year in 2020, and you know nothing lasts for that many years unless it is a smash hit. And, due to the incredible success of the event, the Healthy Family Expo is now the LARGEST food and health event for families in CANADA.
With more than 200, highly curated, exhibitors, a HUGE Active Kid Zone (we are talking 35,000 sqft HUGE), and a star-studded stage line-up (did we mention Daniel Tiger and PAW Patrol friends Chase, Marshall, and Skye are part of that line-up?), the Healthy Family Expo is a must-attend Spring Break event for Metro Vancouver families!
Reasons You Should Attend:
PAW Patrol – Wave hello to Chase, Marshall, and Skye during storytime sessions thanks to PDG Pediatric Dental & Orthodontics. The PAW Patrol pups will also be joined by an incredible LIVE Dino show, a Taekwondo demo, a DANCEPl3Y class, and a Sea Smart ocean conservation interactive show.
Food Sampling – Sample and shop at 200+ healthy living exhibitor booths that include 100+ food brands in the Whole Foods Market Zone and London Drugs Health Zone.
Active Kid Zone – Play all day in the 35,000 square foot Active Kid Zone jam-packed full of fun with an 80ft long inflatable obstacle course, a Rabbitats Rescue area (where kids can feed and adopt adorable bunnies), Springfree trampolines, Hoverball Safe Archery, toddler sandbox, climbing wall, Sportball zone, and face painting. And all of this entertainment is included with the price of admission!
Performance Stage – Get ready to dance & sing at the Gumboot Kids Live Shows featuring Jessie Farrell, Scout & Daisy on stage with special guest Daniel Tiger from CBC Kids, plus active classes & more!
Grand Prize – This year’s $8,000 Grand Prize Showcase includes SO many amazing prizes for one lucky Metro Vancouver family, including your very own Springfree Trampoline, an annual family ski pass from Cypress Mountain, $200 Whole Foods Market gift card, $200 London Drugs gift card, and so many more great prizes.
Kids Get in FREE! – All kids up to age 16 get FREE ADMISSION thanks to Maplelea Girls!
Everyone Is Made to Feel Welcome:
Baby Feeding & Changing Lounge – if you prefer a little privacy, you are going to love the decked-out baby lounge. Snuggle into a comfy chair, take advantage of the diaper changing stations, water coolers, and complimentary plant-based diapers and wipes from Kristen Bell & Dax Shepherd’s Hello Bello.
Sensory-Friendly – looking to take a break and recalibrate? Head to the sensory-friendly area to find centre and connect with Canucks Autism Network (CAN) assistants who are trained to work with kids of all needs and abilities.. The Healthy Family Expo supports Canucks Autism Network (CAN) by donating a portion of ticket sales proceeds. There will be sensory-friendly kits available to borrow which include noise-cancelling headsets and sensory toys intended to help everyone be successful in their exploration of the Expo.
Early Bird Pricing:
Purchase tickets by Thursday March 26th and spend only $22 (rather than $25). PLUS those who purchase Early Bird tickets will be entered to win a Springfree Trampoline package.
NEW Family VIP Passes:
New Family VIP Passes allow two adults to skip the lineup at the door, plus receive a gift bag valued at over $250 including food samples and passes to BC’s hottest attractions including Cultus Lake Waterpark, Cultus Lake Adventure Park, Sea to Sky Gondola, Vancouver Aquarium, Science World, Britannia Mine Museum & Maplewood Farm! VIP passes are almost sold out!
Healthy Family Expo:
When: March 29, 2020
Time: 9am – 6pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building
Address: 999 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
Tickets: CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE!
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.