Family Fun in Vancouver
“Are we there yet?”
Time to hit the road with the kids and head to Vancouver, BC where the young and young at heart can frolic in this kid-friendly, urban oasis. Go ahead and find your inner child. We won’t judge you.
Give your family the gift of an epic park day. With over 404.9 hectares, Stanley Park is Vancouver’s largest urban park boasting a green oasis for a variety of kid-friendly activities. Board the Stanley Park train for a scenic journey or rent bicycles to cruise along the Seawall, the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path.
Did you know the Kids Market on Granville Island was originally an old paint factory? It's certainly no surprise to see the creativity that continues to burst throughout this historic landmark. From locally made toys to arts & crafts, there’s something for every child to enjoy at the Kids Market.
Science World at Telus World of Science
Bring science to life at Telus World of Science. Featuring numerous interactive activities perfect for children of all ages, the Science World is a great educational way to spend the afternoon together as a family.
Located in Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium offers a variety of unique opportunities to learn more about the animals that live there such as the Discover Rays Touch Pool or get behind-the-scenes-look at life as sea otter at the Aquarium.
Just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Maplewood Farm boasts plenty of hands-on fun for kids of all ages. From feeding chickens and bunnies to pony rides and more. There’s never a dull moment on this family-operated farm.
Bring friends and family together to roll up their sleeves and get doughy at this downtown pizza joint. Known for their farm fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. creates the perfect recipe for a pizza-making party.
There’s no greater way to experience nature than becoming a part of its very own network of branches and tree tops. Located at the UBC Botanical Garden, the Greenheart TreeWalk is an aerial trail system stretching over 310 metres long with walkways connecting to a variety of trees. Note: The TreeWalk will reopen in spring 2017.
A perfect urban escape just 30 minutes outside downtown Vancouver, Lighthouse Park offers family-friendly hikes where you can experience the magic of walking through an old growth forest. Don’t forget to pack a picnic and find a spot at the Lighthouse Viewpoint where you can take in breathtaking views of waterfront bluffs and beaches.
Vancouver Broadway Season
Prefer to head to the theatre for a fun, family night out? Vancouver’s 2017-2018 Broadway Season includes The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music and more. Grab your seats now and enjoy the show.
BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
Learn about the great athletes of British Columbia at the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Relive the excitement of the Vancouver Winter Games and visit the Participation Zone where you can connect with your sport of choice through interactive games like a rotating climbing wall or bubble hockey.