Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (updated April 30)

Did you know that the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks host events, year round, for families? Most of the events are free, some have a nominal charge, all of the are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t all happen at the same place. You can find out more information on any of these programs by visiting the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks website or by calling 604-432-6359.

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks

Abbotsford | Burnaby | Coquitlam |Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver

Burnaby:

Forest Fairy Gathering

Visit the ‘Gnome Depot’ to get construction material for your fairy home. Enjoy free face painting and be prepared for a magical time. Fairy attire welcome. This is a FREE, all ages event.
When: May 18, 2019
Time: 11am – 3 pm
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Address: Meet at Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Ave, Burnaby (Additional parking & shuttle at Avalon entrance starting at 10:45 am)

Environment Week: Wild About Burnaby Lake

Want some wild fun without leaving the city? Learn how to bring more nature to Burnaby through stewardship displays, guided walks and invasive species pulls. This is a FREE, all ages event. Registration required for walking tours at 604-432-6359.
When: June 9, 2019
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Address: Park at Avalon entrance and meet at Cariboo Dam, Burnaby Info: www.metrovancouver.org (search ‘Wild About Burnaby Lake’) or www.burnabylakepark.ca

Coquitlam:

International Migratory Bird Day: Partners in the Park

Learn about the importance of the park to migratory birds. Join us for displays, kids’ activities, a history tour at 1 pm and introductory birding walks at 2:30 pm. Presented by Colony Farm Park Association. This is a FREE, all ages, drop-in event.
When: May 11, 2019
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Colony Farm Regional Park
Address: Meet in front of community gardens, end of Colony Farm Rd, Coquitlam

Lazuli Bunting Walk

Search for migratory birds including spectacular Lazuli Buntings on a guided birding walk. Bring binoculars if you own them. Presented by Colony Farm Park Association. This is a FREE, all ages, drop-in event.
When: June 1, 2019
Time: 9am – 11am
Where: Colony Farm Regional Park
Address: Meet in front of community gardens, end of Colony Farm Rd, Coquitlam

Langley:

Spring into Summer at the Nature House

Celebrate the opening of the nature house for the summer season with face painting, entertainment, owl pellet dissection, games and kids’ crafts. This is a FREE, all ages event.
When: May 18, 2019
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Campbell Valley Regional Park
Address: Park at 20285 8th Ave and follow signs for 5 minute walk to Red Barn

Maple Ridge:

Amazing Animal Moms

Mom’s the word as you examine parenting techniques of several different species, from devoted mother bears to young garter snakes that are independent from birth. Check out displays and presentations at these themed open houses. Tour indoor and outdoor learning spaces including the Bell-Irving Hatchery, ‘Roof to Creek’ stormwater management system and wetlands. This is a FREE, all ages, drop-in event.
When: May 12, 2019
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park
Address: Meet at 11450 256th St, Maple Ridge

The Birds & the Bees

There’s fertilization happening in the flower beds – and birds, bees and even mammals are in on it. Find out what all the buzz is about. Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre Open Houses – Check out displays and presentations at these themed open houses. Tour indoor and outdoor learning spaces including the Bell-Irving Hatchery, ‘Roof to Creek’ stormwater management system and wetlands. Presented by Kanaka Education & Environmental Partnership Society. This is a FREE, all ages, drop-in event.
When: June 9, 2019
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park
Address: Meet at 11450 256th St, Maple Ridge

Surrey:

Salmon Send-Off

Release salmon into the Serpentine River. Discover how salmon are raised in the hatchery and have fun with family activities. Concession and fundraising activities support hatchery operations. Presented by Serpentine Enhancement Society. This is a FREE, all ages, drop-in event.
When: May 11, 2019
Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Tynehead Regional Park
Address: Meet at 96th Ave entrance by Tynehead Hatchery, Surrey

mvLogo

Here are some more articles we think you'll like!

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.

Sign Up for Email Updates
Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *