Playland 2021

June 1, 2021: In light of the Province’s recent re-opening plan, and with approval from local health authorities, Playland looks forward to welcoming locals from the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley for their opening weekend, starting the evening of June 11. With over 30 rides and attractions Playland has something
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Berry Picking in Metro Vancouver
U-Pick & Ready Picked: Berry Fields Around Metro Vancouver

You know summer has arrived when the berry fields around Metro Vancouver open. You can take your kids out to the berry patches, teach them about how fruit ends up on our table, get them to help pick the berries (inevitably they will add both over and under ripe berries
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Burnaby Village Museum
Spring & Summer at Burnaby Village Museum 2021

This summer families can once again stroll through the 1920’s village found in Burnaby. Many of the exhibits are open with staff ready to interact and share their expertise in all things historical. Stop by the Burnaby Lake General Store to learn about popular store purchases in the 1920’s Check
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Historic Stewart Farm - Family Events
Old Time Family Fun at Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm (updated May 2021)

May 2021: events are not currently happening at Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm. As soon as they recommence we will update this article. Travel back in time with a visit to Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm. This picturesque site interprets the time period of 1890-1920. Features of the farm include a furnished
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Sapperton Park Adventure Playground - Lindsay Follett
Sapperton Park in New Westminster

Please note: this article was written in June 2017. The playground has been completed but Family Fun Vancouver hasn’t had a chance to make a return visit. The article will remain as originally written until Family Fun Vancouver makes a return visit. Woohoo, we discovered a BRAND NEW playground! Sapperton
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Popcorn, Rides, Cotton Candy & Fun! CARNIVALS in Metro Vancouver

Check out our complete guide to Carnivals in Metro Vancouver! Amusement rides, popcorn, sticky cotton candy, and oh so many memories! We’ve all been there and we want our kids to have the same fun. Check out the various carnivals happening around the Lower Mainland. If we’ve missed one, send
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Birthday Party Guide
Unique Party Ideas! Birthday Party Guide for Metro Vancouver

It’s a party 365 days of the year! Parents are always looking for a new & fun venue to host their kid’s birthday party. Whether you are wanting to have someone come to your home or you are looking to have the party at a venue, we’ve got a great
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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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Playground at Langley Events Centre

All ages can find enjoyment at the playground at the Langley Events Centre (LEC).  The three-storey climbing structure, the 2-storey swirly slide, and the rock climbing wall all appeal to the older kids. There is a smaller climbing structure for the little tykes. It has 2 slides, a mini rock-climbing
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Train Rides & Activities
Need a Train Fix? Ultimate Guide to Train Rides & Activities in Metro Vancouver

Prior to having children I didn’t realize I could experience train withdrawal. Previously I went years, if not decades, without interacting with locomotives in an up close and personal way. In an effort to placate my children, and save myself from insanity, I have sourced a multitude of train attractions
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