The North Shore is the perfect place to round up the family and spend some quality time for the BC Family Day long weekend. You will find activities to suit everyone from active adventures to educational encounters.

BC Family Day ski

  1. Family Ski Trip

Hit the slopes on a family ski trip! The North Shore’s three top-class mountains: Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain, and Seymour Mountain offer ski and snowboarding terrains for families of all levels. Best of all, if you are a BC resident you can access a number of discounts. Cypress Mountain Resort is offering 50% Skooter and Child Lift tickets, Seymour Mountain is offering free Kids lift tickets after 2.30pm all weekend, and Grouse Mountain is giving a 50% discount on all tickets on BC Family Day. And for those not into winter sports, resorts are offering full days of activities such as pancake breakfasts, fireworks, and sleigh rides.

 

  1. Family Day Market

Go local and experience the best in B.C. produce with Family Day Weekend at Lonsdale Quay Market. Children can meet friends from the farm at the petting zoo, which hosts goats, sheep, lambs, chickens, rabbits, and a miniature horse! There are also a number of hands-on crafts as well as balloon animals and face painting! Admission is by donation, with proceeds going towards Family Services of the North Shore.

 

  1. Free Family Day Fun!

The North Vancouver Recreation Centre and West Vancouver Recreation Centre are offering a number of free family events throughout the weekend. From skating, swimming, and bouncy castles to pottery, skating, and family circuit training…there really is something for everyone!

 

BC Family Day North Vancouver

 

 

  1. The Family Show at Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Get inspired to undertake adventures as a family at the special BC Family Day show at VIMFF. VIMFF presents unique outdoor and mountaineering films that illustrate experiences and cultures from all corners of the globe, with an aim to promote positive values and active lifestyles. The Family Show will showcase four family-friendly movies that will drive your family’s appreciation for film, culture, and the beautiful outdoors!

september, 2017

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29jul - 30sepAll DayGo Into The Wild Photography Sessions on Grouse Mountain
5aug - 23sepaug 55:00 pmsep 23Summer Sessions Concerts
12aug - 23sepaug 124:00 pmsep 23Cates Park Concerts
12aug - 30sepaug 125:00 pmsep 30Summer Sessions Concerts
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30aug - 23octAll DaySteve Tornes: Traversing with Photography
2sep - 14octsep 210:00 amoct 14Rebecca Chaperon: CAVE PAINTINGS
2sep - 21octsep 25:00 pmoct 21Summer Sessions Concerts
22sep5:00 pm- 10:00 pmShipyards Night Market
23sep10:00 am- 3:00 pmLonsdale Quay Farmers Market
24sep10:00 am- 3:00 pmAmbleside Farmers Market
29sep5:00 pm- 10:00 pmShipyards Night Market
30sep - 1octAll DayPumpkinfest 2017
30sep10:00 am- 3:00 pmLonsdale Quay Farmers Market