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Ten family friendly events around Vancouver on September 14 & 15 2019

Summer may be petering out but there are tons of unique activities and events for families from an event celebrating water at Vanier Park, an East Vancouver moon festival to a corn festival in Agassiz!

Ten family events around Vancouver this weekend

Maker Faire

Saturday, September 14 2019, Vancouver

Science World will be buzzing this Saturday with artists, tinkerers, performers, inventors, crafters, and other makers for an exploration of crafting, learning, and exploring! This kid friendly festival showcases the amazing works of DIYers!

>> Maker Faire

Water’s Edge Day

Sunday September 15 2019 Vancouver

Head to Vanier Park for this Free Day devoted to watery pursuits. Paddle a canoe or kayak. Step aboard a Coast Guard vessel. Enjoy children’s entertainment, face painting, and arts and crafts. Watch spectacular kite shows. Learn about what happens at Port of Vancouver. Explore the Vancouver Maritime Museum with free admission, and so much more!

>> Water’s Edge Day

Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival

Saturday September 14 2019 Vancouver

This popular, family-friendly event in Renfrew-Collingwood features a Harvest Fair, a Twilight Lantern Walk and a Lantern Festival. There’s live music, entertainment, beautiful lit art displays, food, and more. Enjoy the magical light displays and pay homage to the Renfrew Ravine: one of the last vestiges of both open stream and urban forest in the city.

>> Moon Festival

Birth Fair Baby Fair Talks

Saturday, September 14 2019, Port Moody

Birth Fair “Baby Talks” is coming to Port Moody. Featuring four educational seminars on everything from sleep and injury prevention to breastfeeding and financial planning Plus a marketplace. in the theatre, at just $5 each (or $15 for all four) you will leave feeling educated and empowered.

>> Birth Fair Baby Talks

The Turtle Dash & Hatchling Fun Run

Saturday, September 14 2019, Aldergrove

Get your feet moving for conservation. With the 5 km Turtle Dash and 1km Hatchling fun run, there’s something for the whole family.

>> The Turtle Dash

The Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival

Friday & Saturday, September 13 & 14 2019, Agassiz

Photo credit: https://www.agassizharrisonobserver.com/

This country fair has it all from a midway and amusement park with all the rides to 4-H groups showcasing their best cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, swine, dogs, goats, rabbits, sewing, photography and educational displays. Saturday activities also include: a Parade, Crowning of the Corn King/Queen, Stage Entertainment including musicians and dancers, a Beer Garden, a Corn Husking Competition, a Goat Milking Contest, an Antique Tractor Pull, a Farmer’s Market, and a Kid’s Corner. Plus .. the best barbecued chicken and corn, burgers and hot dogs in town.

>> The Agassiz Fair

The Terry Fox Run

Sunday, September 15 2019, Vancouver (and other locations)

This year’s Vancouver Terry Fox Run takes place at Stanley Park where thousands show up to cheer, walk or run and raise money for the Terry Fox foundation named for one of Canada’s most beloved and heroic runners. The popular run also includes a pancake breakfast, Kids Run and live music. Dogs are welcome as are parents with strollers and those on bikes, rollerblades and wheelchairs.

>> The Terry Fox Run

>> Five Family Runs!

How to Train your Dragon at The Cinematheque

Sunday September 15, 2019 Vancouver

“Probably the best dragon movie ever made” (Variety). Vikings little and large will enjoy this month’s Film Club at The Cinematheque! How to Train Your Dragon (G) screens Sun, Sept 15 – 11am! $6 tickets Free 🍿 for 13 and under.

>> Cinematheque Film Club screening

Southlands Country Fair

Sunday September 15, 2019 Vancouver

Head to Southlands for a delightful day in the country without leaving the city. This super family friendly event featuring pony rides, a petting farm, old-fashioned games, spectacular equestrian entertainment, a local arts and crafts market, used book/toy/tack sale, face painting, hay piles, bouncy horses, food trucks, a silent auction, and more. Entry is by donation, parking is free, and activities cost from one to five dollars, and many are free.

>> Southlands Country Fair

Copper and Fire at the Britannia Mine Museum

Saturday, September 14 2019, Squamish

The Britannia Mine Museum is hosting their annual Copper & Fire arts event with a show that fittingly features mined metals, gems, and earthen crafts  An array of talented metal smiths, jewellers, glass workers, and wire artists from Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler will be exhibiting their wares in the cathedral like beauty of the iconic Mill No. 3.

>> Copper and Fire

Banner photo credit: https://www.agassizharrisonobserver.com/

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