Metro Vancouver Weekend Event Guide: 8 Family Fun Activities (July 13 – 15)

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Metro Vancouver Weekend Event Guide July 13 - 15The summer heat has arrived. There are more family-friendly activities going on than there are hours in the day. We’ve got oodles of family fun suggestions for your July 13-15 weekend. Have a great time and don’t forget the sunscreen!

1. Vancouver Folk Music Festival
The Vancouver Folk Fest brings a world of music to one of the world’s most beautiful festival settings – right in our own back yard. Enjoy two days and three nights, and over 60 acts, for the best weekend of your summer. Did you know that passes to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival are FREE for kids 12 years or younger?

2. Theatre Under the Stars
Theatre Under the Stars is an event not to be missed. Battling mosquitos, crossing fingers and toes for good weather, and escaping into the magical world of musical theatre is an essential Vancouver summer experience. For 2018 Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) two shows are: Cinderella and 42nd Street. The shows open this week! Do you have your tickets yet?

3. Honeybee Festival
The Honeybee Festival is a FREE 2 day event that celebrates honeybees! Come for fun family activities all day, bee beards, beekeeping demos, live music, food, farmers market and a variety of fantastic local vendors.

4. FREE Home Depot Workshop
The July Home Depot project for kids is a DIY fishing game. This is a FREE event but some stores require you to pre-register.

5. Michaels Kids Club
For either $2 or $5 your child can enjoy some crafting fun while you browse the aisles at Michaels. This weekend the kids’ craft at Michaels is: summer souvenirs.

6. Cineplex Family Favourites
A family movie for just $2.99 per person? You bet! Head to your local Cineplex Theatre on Saturday at 11am. Every Saturday there is a new movie showing. The flick you can enjoy this weekend is: Ice Dragon – Legend of the Blue Daisies.

7. Bedford Channel Paddle
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks invites you to try your skill in a kayak or be part of a group paddling a 12-seat voyageur canoe. All the equipment is provided. This is a FREE event.

8. 100 Things to Do This Summer
The kids have 2 months of blissful freedom stretched out ahead of them! Just imagine all the fun you can cram into that space. We’ve put together an awesome list of 100 family-friendly activities you can complete this summer. A bunch of them are free or super cheap. Let us know how many you cross off! You also need to have a gander at our list of 25 FREE Things to Do with your Kids This Summer.

But wait…There’s more!

Curious about other events happening through the month of July? Take a look at our “What’s Happening in July” event guide. We’ve got oodles of suggestions for family fun throughout the seventh month of 2018.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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.

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