vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Time for some turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberries! And most of all, time for a weekend in the company of our loved ones. Enjoy the long weekend with your family, and check out a few fun events, like Cranberry Festival in Fort Langley or the harvest festival at Harris Barn. Join nature walks, Thanksgiving Day skates, or Granville Island Turkey Trot to help digest all the yummy food! And don’t forget to check our ultimate family fun guide to fall & Halloween for all sorts of spook-tacular fun! MORE

5 thankful family traditions for thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. It’s one of our favourite times of the year. Crisp fall days, crunchy leaves, turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie. Yum. But the thing we love best about Thanksgiving, is that it gives us a time to reflect on our year and express gratitude. To celebrate our loved ones. And to teach our kiddos traditions that include gratitude and thankfulness. MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Fall weather calls you outdoors! Join nature walks, during the day or in the twilight, and see how the forest changes with the season. Head over to West Vancouver’s PumpkinFest or Derby Reach Regional Park orchard’s Heritage Apple Day, to celebrate the harvest season. Vancouver is hosting a Water’s Edge Day, to appreciate our beautiful waterfront. Ioco Ghost Town Day is happening, so is Doors Open Vancouver. There’s lots to do, so have fun, and don’t forget to enjoy the colourful leaves, chestnuts, apples, and other fun things in the fall! MORE

top picks for kids rain gear

With Metro Vancouver finally easing the last of the water restrictions that have been in place throughout most of the summer, it’s time to call it: Fall is officially here. Accompanying the falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes is a phenomenon that we Vancouverites are well acquainted with: days and days of torrential rain. MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Two big events are happening this weekend – BC Culture Days and World Rivers Day – so cities across the Lower Mainland will be celebrating arts and culture, and the importance of rivers. But that’s not all…Word Vancouver’s free festival of writing and reading is on this weekend, and Bubble Guppies are on stage. It’s also time for the mid-autumn Moon Festivals – at Renfrew Ravine, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden and White Rock Beach. There’s lots to do, so join the fun! MORE

Top 10 Experiences for the Family on Culture Days

The 6th Annual BC Culture Days takes place on September 25th, 26th, and 27th. This fantastic weekend features a variety of hands-on, interactive activities. The whole family is encouraged to discover, explore and participate in the cultural communities and activities that exist in our areas and communities. And it’s all free of cost! MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Fall is almost here – the days are becoming shorter and the weather is starting to change. Celebrate the beginning of autumn at Wesbrook Village Festival, Dunbar Village Harvest Festival, Olde Harvest Fair or Mt. Lehman Fall Fair. Vancouver Tugboat Festival is happening on Granville Island, and there is Country Celebration in Langley. Pirates have even taken over a few different destinations across the Lower Mainland! There are movies, scarecrows, and many other fun things to see and do, so check our calendar for all the details and join the fun. MORE


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