Spend some quality time with the dad in your life on June 17th, enjoying some of the events and activities taking place across the region. From bacon and baseball to fishing and comedy, you’ll definitely find some fun for the family!
Things to do on Father’s Day in Vancouver 2018
Catch at Nat Bailey
Play catch with dad at Vancouver’s most celebrated sports stadium. Families can enjoy dad’s special day outside with a good old fashioned game of catch at the home of the Vancouver Canadians. Admission is free to Vancouver’s most coveted Father’s Day tradition. Participants are encouraged to bring their own baseballs and gloves to make this event a real hit.
Historic Stewart Farm
Stop by Historic Stewart Farm for the Father’s Day Open House with the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club and their display model trains, train rides, crafts, conductor dress-up, sack races, lemonade and coffee on the farmhouse verandah, and guided tours.
BC Place Tours
Visit the BC Sports Hall of Fame, the home of the BC Lions and Whitecaps FC all in one during an all access tour of BC Place scheduled on Father’s Day.
Fishing Derby in Coquitlam
The Lafarge Lake Fishing Derby on June 17th is for both novice and expert anglers, with the lake fully stocked with rainbow trout. Kids are also invited to help stock the lake. No licence is required, so this is great opportunity to introduce your kids to fishing and conservation. Volunteers will be onsite to teach and demonstrate angling techniques.
WARNING: Dad jokes! Get tickets for the Vancouver TheatreSports Super Dad Show on June 17th. The SuperDad Show pokes fun at all the foibles and complexities of what it means to be a father today. Ticket price is only $25 and includes the show PLUS either a glass of House Wine or Beer on Tap.
Wine & Swine
Does dad like wine and slow-roasted meats enjoyed at picnic tables? Book a ticket to the Father’s Day Wine & Swine at Township 7 Winery in Langley. This pairing event will include 3 new wine releases paired with bacony bites.
Burnaby Village Museum
Visit Burnaby Village Museum with the family on Father’s Day for Tin Smith Demos, Close Shaves at the McKay Barbershop, a Classic Motorcycle Display, and more. As always, admission is free, and rides on the heritage carousel are $2.65 each.
Car Free Day
Check out free community celebrations, some 10-20 blocks long, in neighbourhoods around the city during Car Free Day Vancouver. Live music, food, vendors, family activities and more will create a festival atmosphere on Main Street and at Kitsilano block parties on June 17th.
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