October

Taves Family Farm Applebarn
Taves Family Farms (AKA Applebarn) Is the Definition of Fall Fun!

A visit to the Taves Family Farm (aka Applebarn) is an absolute must-do Fall activity for our family. We’ve been visiting since our boys were small, and now, even as they are knocking on the door of teenage-hood, a visit to the expansive fields is Abbotsford is still a treasured
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ArtKnapps Funland
ArtKnapps Funland – CANCELLED for 2019

We just heard…the PoCo Fire Department has cleared ArtKnapps to re-open and the beloved Funland is ready for customers. Your kids will be begging you to let them come plant shopping with you at ArtKnapps nursery so that they can play at Funland. Check out the kids’ rides, zip line,
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Maplewood Farm
Maplewood Farm Behind the Scenes

You and your family are invited to take a peek behind the scenes at Maplewood Farm. Activities include egg collection and washing, animal grooming, setting up feed and exploring “Staff Only” areas. Sessions run for approximately one hour. Please register in advance at info@maplewoodfarm.bc.ca or 604-929-5610 as space is limited.
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Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
Pumpkin Patches Across Metro Vancouver

Nothing screams Fall like a big ole’ pumpkins and corn mazes. I love taking the kids out to the pumpkin patch, winding our way through the mile-high corn fields, picking apples, and saying hello to the animals. There are oodles of options across the Lower Mainland. Please make sure you
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RESCHEDULED: Chugga Chugga Choo Choo! Enjoy A Day Out with Thomas at West Coast Heritage Railway

March 27, 2020: Due to COVID-19 the Day Out with Thomas event at the West Coast Railway Park has been rescheduled from May 2020 to October 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2020. Are you ready to spend a Day Out with Thomas?  The West Coast Railway Association is, once again,
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Richmond Night Market
Richmond Night Market

It’s going to be an amazing summer at the 19th annual Richmond Night Market! Featuring live performances, carnival games and over 200 retail stalls, you’ll feel the excitement from the moment you arrive. Must do experiences for 2019: Games Area – check out the new games area filled with fun,
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Fraser Valley Heritage Railway
Ride the Rails with the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway (opening TBA)

Talk about a great family adventure! Have you ridden the rails with the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway?  If not, be sure to add this outing to your summer bucket list. The fully-restored antique interurban train car departs from the Cloverdale Station and heads across South Surrey to Sullivan Station. The
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The Cranberry Festival Kicks off the Thanksgiving Weekend

Join in on the Thanksgiving tradition and come celebrate BC’s proud berry history at the 24th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival. The festival starts at 10 am (the pancake breakfast starts at 8:30) and continues right through the day with activities for the whole family. There are contests, live music,
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Ghost Train in Stanley Park 2019
CANCELLED: Ghost Train at Stanley Park – Alice In Nightmareland

September 30, 2020: The Stanley Park Ghost Train is cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19. It’s Alice’s worst nightmare! Alice falls down the rabbit hole again. Only this time, she is older and things aren’t what they seem. But then, what could she expect, wandering through a grand graveyard at
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Our Kids Media Private School Expo 2020
Interested in Private School? Take Part in the 2020 Virtual Private School Expo

Whether your child is nearing school age or if they are already enrolled, every September parents cross fingers and toes hoping their child’s educational experience will be a positive one. And this year, thanks to the global pandemic, school is even more top-of-mind than usual. If you are in the
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