Vancouver Family Day Events 2024

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Spend time with family swimming or dancing, exploring a museum, taking part in a creative workshop and more across Metro Vancouver this Family Day (Monday, February 19, 2024) and throughout the weekend.

Vancouver Family Day Events 2024

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Family Day Activities in Metro Vancouver


There will be events across the city at recreation centres and local attractions. Enjoy the day with Family at a Toonie Skate, Family Yoga or Zumba classes, a day at the museum, or even a Family Hike. Burnaby Village Museum will be open from 11:00am to 4:00pm with free admission. Visitors wishing to ride the carousel can purchase a ticket ($2.52 plus tax). Last carousel ride at 3:45pm. Due to construction, only the Carousel Pavillion building and surrounding plaza will be open for this event.  


Attend an art-filled Family Day at Place des Arts with this years theme being winter. Families looking to skate or swim have a range of options at City Centre Aquatic Complex (1210 Pinetree Way) and Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St.). View drop-in schedules and admission rates

New Westminster

Family day events across the city are available for registration online. Join a family yoga or dance class, learn to skate, learn printmaking or button making, or enjoy an indoor playland at various locations across New Westminster.

Investigate the biodiversity hiding under the surface of the living, working Fraser River with free admission on February 19, 2024 to the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Colour a creature to add to a Fraser River habitat map, see what you can spot in the Fraser River, and join for storytime.

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Celebrate with the Children’s Art Festival at the Richmond Library/Cultural Centre on February 19th. Enjoy hands-on activities, workshops, and performing arts at the day-long program.

The Steveston Tram is participating in BC Heritage Week with free admission. Visit the museum in person, open daily February 19th to 25 from 10:00am to 4:00pm to see the interactive exhibits and meet our knowledgeable interpreters to learn more.

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery is celebrating family day with guided tours available throughout the day. Follow along to learn about how the fish in out oceans make their way to the tables of families everywhere.


Join the Discovery Centre on family day for interactive activites and gallery exploration as you learn about Delta’s history and your own family history too.


Choose from skating, recreation centre sports or arts events, community centre celebrations and much more from the City of Surrey’s Family Day events list. This includes free admission at the Museum of Surrey, free activities at the historic Stewart Farm, and more.

The Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club will be at Guildford Town Centre all weekend as well and earlier in the weekend, on February 17th Darts Hill Garden Park will host Family Day festivities.


Learn all about our feathered friends at Fort Langley National Historic Site on February 19th in a bird-centred Family Day with activities and special guests.

A variety of events are available at the Timms Community Centre all Family Day long weekend.

North Vancouver

Get your skates on for a Family Day Skate at The Shipyards on February 19th. Everyone’s invited to a day filled with music, food, and skating.

Join a popular needle felting workshop hosted by Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre on February 17th.

Family Day in Vancouver

Explore creation stations and experiment together through artists mediums with support from instructors from ArtStarts in Schools at a free Family Day Open House at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

The Museum of Vancouver is offering Carving Paddles, a day of drop-in paddle making demonstrations and discussions with Jody Sparrow.

The Vancouver Aquarium has a special offer from February 9 to 19 only, get one free child ticket with regular general admission or bring a friend free if you become a member! Spend Family Day under the sea and be amongst the first to explore the all-new interactive exhibit, Monsters of the Abyss.

Celebrate the 1 year to go milestone of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 with Unconquered Sports Day at Seaforth Armoury. This free Family Day event offers the chance to try some of the adaptive sports that will be featured in the Invictus Games such as Wheelchair Basketball, Sitting Volleyball, Wheelchair Curling, and Indoor Rowing.

Join Family Services of Greater Vancouver as they celebrate Family Day with Vancouver Public Library. Stop by the promenade at Central Branch from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday, February 17th.

Ahead of the weekend, kids can enjoy a Pro-D Day EcoCamp: Forest Explorers with Stanley Park Ecology Society on Friday, February 16th and on Saturday the family can join in on the Woods and Wetlands Walk.

Take inspiration from current exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery and discover ways to learn, dream, and connect through art. Free for kids 12 and under, when accompanied by an adult. Free for Gallery Members or with admission. Youth 18 and under always visit free!

Enjoy a full day of free family fun at the Coal Harbour Community Centre in Vancouver with games, crafts, bouncy castle, and baby playtime.

Join Raven and Hummingbird Tea Co for a Coast Salish plant walk in Stanley Park hosted by Senaqwila Wyss on Sunday, February 18th at 1:00pm or 3:00pm.

The Robson Square ice rink will be open for free skating on Family Day, and they have a variety of theme nights this month. The next is neon night February 21st.

Enjoy free admission at the Bill Reid Gallery on Sunday, February 18th.

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is hosting a day of entertainment and education for family members of all ages. Pay What You Wish: Consider a minimum donation of $5 per ticket.

This list will be updated daily until Family Day so check back often! If you have an event, feel free to send it in for a free listing.

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