Ongoing

River Basin Days

River Basin Days is a series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. The Fraser River Discovery Centre is hosting River Basin Days at rotating locations around the Fraser River Basin as they explore this incredible watershed! The staff will guide you through 1-hour of activities, experiments, and art projects
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Tales for Tails Reading Program

The Tales for Tails Reading Program has been designed to provide an opportunity for kids aged 5 – 12 to improve their reading while bettering the lives of our shelter pets. Shelter animals will love having your child’s companionship! The presence of a calm child helps the animals learn that
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Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Ecology Society: Interactive Ecology Lessons for Kids (updated January 4, 2022)

The Stanley Park Ecology Society hosts ongoing events exploring the beauty of Stanley Park. Admission is either by donation or a nominal amount. The programs promoted on Family Fun Vancouver are open to participants of all ages. As with any event, we do our best to provide our readers with
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Museum of Vancouver
Museum of Vancouver (MOV)

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) creates Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that encourage dynamic conversations about what was, is and can be Vancouver. Permanent exhibits tell the city’s stories from the early 1900s to the late ’70s, and are complemented by contemporary feature exhibits. Located in scenic Vanier Park, set against
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Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

OWL offers guided tours for the public to come see many of their Permanent Residents (hours are listed below). You will learn how they came to be at the facility, the jobs they perform at the centre, and about the different species of raptors you can find in British Columbia.
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Vancouver Art Gallery Donation Tuesday
Admission By Donation: Tuesdays Nights at the Vancouver Art Gallery

On Tuesday nights the Vancouver Art Gallery drops their regular admission rates and asks people to just make a donation. Every Tuesday evening from 5-8 PM, admission to the Gallery is by donation. All proceeds help to support the Gallery’s incredible ongoing education and public programs, such as School Programs,
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Robson Square Ice Rink
Robson Square Ice Rink

The Robson Square Ice Rink is located in the very heart of downtown next to the Vancouver Art Gallery and Robson Street shopping. As it is covered by a clear dome there is protection from rain but is otherwise outside, letting you feel the breeze on you face, letting you
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Christmas Craft Fairs
Craft Fairs & Artisan Markets (2021 Holiday Edition)

The holiday craft fairs are starting early in 2021. We love browsing the vendor’s stalls, talking to the artisans, and discovering magical creations that demand to be taken home. While 2020 brought us a slew of virtual craft fairs, we are thrilled to see the return to in-person craft fairs
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Events in Metro Vancouver Parks
Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (updated November 2)

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 them are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t all
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Farmers Markets in Metro Vancouver
Fresh Veggies & Tasty Treats: Metro Vancouver Farmers Markets

Why do I feel instantly healthier when I visit a farmer’s market? While there are dozens of farmers’ markets to enjoy in the summer, a few hardy souls keep the markets going through the Fall and Winter as well. No matter what community you live in, there is a farmer’s
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