Vancouver Mom > free and cheap

Okay so you’re stuck in the city on the long weekend. Rather than watch the tumbleweed blow down the middle of Main St, head out for a little summer in the city vibe at one of these FREE family-friendly events. Brigade Days at Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada August 5, 2017 – August 7,…

Global News

Global News, July 17, 2017: Vancouver Mom was on Global BC News with some tips on how to make the most out of your summer. Includes tips for saving money, keeping things simple and doing a family challenge (an easy one – think ice cream / pools and more!) Check it out! Check out our Top 100…

Canada’s 150th has not been without controversy, many pointing out that Indigenous peoples were living here with their own rich and vibrant cultures well before Canada’s inception 150 years ago. To boot many of us are unfamiliar with much of Indigenous history. Thankfully, this summer is a golden opportunity to explore the many forms of arts, culture and…

Have you heard? There’s a new club in town for the under 10 set on the last Tuesday of the month at Tsawwassen Mills. This stunning mecca for shopping, art and fun hosts their FREE Mini Mills Club with special activities just for kids. Urban Safari at Tsawwassen Mills Bring the kids to the Mini-Mills Club so they can…

Whistler is best known for its snowy slopes and world class ski conditions, but come summer it’s transformed into a lush, green, mountain paradise full of swimmable lakes, spectacular hiking trails and non-stop family friendly activities. Here are six activities your family will love as well as a great mid-week hotel deal. Six family friendly summer activities in…

Looking for a fun, FREE and eco-friendly way to spend Saturday with the kids? Head to the Fingerling Festival in Port Moody. The weather is meant to fantastic, the kids can bop outside to kiddie superstars Bobs & Lolo AND help release thousands of young salmon into Noons Creek. Talk about a win-win! Presented by the Port…

spring roundup

Five Earth Day events in Vancouver

Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22, which means we can all participate fully! From family festivals to craft fairs and book exchanges, there’s no shortage of eco-fun to be had. Here are are a few Vancouver picks for you and your family.