Metro Vancouver Weekend Event Guide: 8 Family Fun Activities (March 22 – 24)

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Presented by Healthy Family Expo

Is everyone loving Spring Break?! The 2-week Spring Break is fantastic. I love the extra time with my kids, especially when the weather is so agreeable. The family-friendly activities happening this weekend are plentiful. Check out our top picks for March 22 – 24. Have a great one.

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1. Healthy Family Expo
With 200+ exhibitors, a 35,000 sq ft Active Kid Zone with rock walls, trampolines & more, plus a star-studded stage line-up (did we mention Daniel Tiger and Gumboot Kids with Jessie Farrell plus all-new Live Dino Shows?!), the Healthy Family Expo is a must-attend Spring Break event for Metro Vancouver families on Sunday, March 24th! Kids get in FREE, and don’t forget to use our discount code – HFEFFV – for 25% off adult admission!

2. Spring Break Event Guide
There’s still lots of time left for Spring Break family fun! Check out all the fun – and much of it is free – happening until March 31 in Metro Vancouver.

3. Spring Break at the HR MacMillan Space Centre
If you have a young space enthusiast in the family then spending a portion of your Spring Break at the HR MacMillan Space Centre is a must. During the school break the Space Centre will have special activities and programming focussed on “Exploring the Sun” and “Exploring the Moon”. Enjoy daily, family-friendly, activities and don’t miss the new film: The Sun – Our Living Star planetarium star theatre.

4. Festival du Bois
Festival du Bois successfully combines a world-calibre music festival with an entertaining and affordable family-friendly community celebration. Festival-goers can wander the expansive park-site to gain new insights in Maillardville and its history, watch ice carvers in action, participate in fun activities, shop, and indulge their taste buds with delicious tourtière, maple taffy on snow, homemade poutine and other fare.

Healthy Family Expo5. Michaels Kids Club
On Saturday head to your local Michaels store for inexpensive crafting! The project is $2 for kids 3+, and $5 for kids 6+ years. This weekend’s craft is themed: rainbow bright.

6. Cineplex Family Favourites
For just $2.99 per person your family can enjoy a big screen showing of a family favourite. This weekend’s movie is Dr Seuss’ The Grinch (2018). The flick starts at 11am.

7. Vancouver International Auto Show
The Vancouver International Auto Show, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, is the premier showcase for car enthusiasts, providing the best opportunity of the year to see some of the world’s most popular brands alongside exciting new features and displays.

8. UBC Storm the Wall Community Festival
Come celebrate a 30+ year UBC tradition that is Storm the Wall at the 5th annual Community & Kids Festival. Race, watch, or simply enjoy as the festival has something for everyone. This is a FREE event that will feature a performance stage with local performing artists. There will also be lots of fun activities for kids, including face painting, crafts, and games.

But wait…There’s more!

Curious about what’s happening through the remainder of the month? Take a look at our “What’s Happening in March” event guide.

Contest Alert!

We are giving away TWO family packs (4 tickets each) to see the preview screening of Disney’s DUMBO. The screening happens on March 27th. Good luck!

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, and send us a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

For a complete listing of all the best events around Metro Vancouver, click on our calendar, and stay tuned to all the best local family events through our FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.


6 Reasons Why You Should Go To The Healthy Family Expo on March 24:

Healthy Family Expo 2019Food 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 a climbing wall, Springfree trampolines, Circus School, Hoverball Safe Archery, Ocean Wise AquaVan, toddler sandbox, Sportball zone, bouncers face painting, and new Sensory-Friendly space, all included with admission!

Performance Stage – Get ready to dance & sing at the Gumboot Kids Live Shows featuring Jessie Farrell, Scout & Daisy on stage with special guests Daniel Tiger and True from CBC Kids, plus active classes & more!

Grand Prize – This year’s $10,000 Grand Prize Showcase includes SO many amazing prizes for one lucky Metro Vancouver family, including your very own Springfree Trampoline!

Get There Early – The first 1000 adults in line get a complimentary admission pass to Cultus Lake Waterpark AND Cultus Lake Adventure Park, and the first 500 adults in line are eligible to win special door prizes!

Kids Get in FREE! – All kids up to age 16 get FREE ADMISSION thanks to Maplelea Girls! And parents can save 25% off admission when they use our discount code: HFEFFV!

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