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Vancouver Mom > Kid-Friendly Vancouver

October is pumpkin picking time. If you’re heading to the patch this weekend, here are a few tips for creating a great experience for the whole family. Pick the right patch It’s not just about the pumpkin these days. Most families heading to the pumpkin patch are looking forward to a day filled with exciting activities. Check…

Summer in Vancouver is defined by our daily choice of world-renowned beaches! Whether it’s an outdoor pool or family picnic and BBQ kind-of-day, you really can’t go wrong. So pack your swim suits and towels, slather on the sunscreen, and take your pick from our top-five list! Top Lower Mainland beaches outside Vancouver Top 5…

Guest post by Alison Tedford

National Indigenous People’s Day is coming up on June 21, and there are so many great ways to celebrate in the Lower Mainland. National Indigenous Peoples Day used to be known as National Aboriginal Day and the date was picked to line up with summer solstice. It was first announced in 1996 and was renamed in 2017. Metro Vancouver has always had vibrant celebrations on this day and this year is no exception.


What makes a campsite kid-friendly? The perfect campsite will vary from family to family, but in general, a campsite is great for young kids if it has a relatively safe waterfront, easy hikes, and nearby amenities such as laundry, showers and toilets. Here are a few great family friendly campsites within a short driving distance from Metro Vancouver.

Join the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and celebrate all things related to the force. For this galaxy far, far away celebration, come dressed as your favourite Rebel or Empire character, enjoy a round of droid trivia, visit distant worlds and make your own glowing lightsaber.