vancouver: kid & family friendly events

This beautiful summer season is almost over – but we’re not there yet! Make the most of the remaining summer days and take the family outdoors. Check out some wooden boats on Granville Island, salsa dance under the summer sky, … MORE

top tips & picks for back to school kids fashions

It’s that time of year again! Summer days are coming to an end and fall is knocking at the door. The first order of business is an epic Back to School shop! yoyomama has the ultimate guide to make your back-to-school shopping trip an overwhelming success. We have rounded up the top picks for fall fashion, while keeping budget and wearability in mind. MORE

Contest: Win a $60 President’s Choice® Gift Card!

Summer is an exciting time of year for food lovers: Fresh fruit and vegetables abound, farmers’ markets appear and picnicking becomes the perfect pastime. To help you get outside and embrace the great Canadian outdoors this year, the President’s Choice® team has created perfect meals and snacks for this year’s al fresco dining season. MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

It looks like it will be yet another sunny weekend, and there’s a lot going on around town to celebrate the sun. Bring your family’s prince or princess to a proper Princess Party in White Rock, or join the fun at North Vancouver Car Free Day, featuring a 1,000 foot long waterslide! Take a day trip to Greater Vancouver Zoo’s anniversary celebration, or to head out to Langley for the colourful International Festival. There are also ponies and dragon boats to see, and tomatoes and garlic to enjoy. The Fair at the PNE is opening its gates as well! So get outside and enjoy the summer while it lasts. MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

What to do this weekend? How about wandering over to VanDusen Garden for their 40th anniversary celebration? Or driving to Chilliwack for an airshow? Why not walk the lantern-lit trails of Deas Island Regional Park? There are paper planes and birds of prey, farm animals and honey bees, arts and community festivals. And don’t forget fire hall open houses in Vancouver, and great outdoor movies around Lower Mainland! MORE

top 4 tips for planning a great family fun day at the PNE

Suffice it to say, there isn’t a kid in BC who doesn’t get excited about the Fair at the PNE. When we were little (only a few short years ago really), we remember being positively giddy about the free fair tickets in our report cards at the end of the year. We loved the rides, the animals, the shows, and of course, the mini donuts. Oh the mini donuts. Here are a few tips on making the annual trip to the Fair at the PNE absolutely fabulous. MORE

vancouver: kid & family friendly events

Are you tired of the sunshine yet? We sure aren’t! The rains will come, but for now, we’re soaking up the rays. As much fun as it is to lounge on the beach, sometimes it’s nice to switch things up a bit. How about the Richmond Maritime Festival? Enjoy the sunshine on a deck of a big old ship! If you prefer airplanes, the Abbotsford International Airshow is on. The Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival is happening this weekend, as is the Chilliwack Fair. How about the symphony or star gazing? Theatre on the beach, a historical scavenger hunt, or one of the many outdoor movies? There are so many ways to enjoy the summer! What’s your favourite? MORE

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