There are so many Halloween events this weekend but we thought we’d let you in on some non-ghoulish events for the family. Scroll down for some free arts and performance events as well as links to Halloween events and pumpkin patches!
Five family friendly events in Metro Vancouver
Variety Ferris Wheel & Party
Friday, October 26, Vancouver
Head downtown to Robson Square and and hop on a 60-foot Ferris Wheel! It’s part of Variety Week, the annual Variety charity event that raises money for kids with special needs across BC.
Vancouver Baby and Family Fair
Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2018, Vancouver
Shop for products for your entire family under one roof, chat with the pros and enjoy live entertainment at Canada Place. The first 100 people through the door on Saturday and Sunday will receive free goodie bags.
Located at Canada Place, East Facility Hall A
Family Day at the Contemporary Art Gallery *FREE*
Saturday, October 27, Vancouver
Does contemporary art scare and confuse you? Easy solution! Head to the CAG on the last Saturday of each month for their all ages to drop-in and receive a kid-friendly (and short) exhibition tour and free art-making activities that relate to their current exhibition.
ArtStarts on Saturdays – Robin and the Timeless Forest *FREE*
Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2018, Vancouver & New Westminster
Join some of the best artists working with young people for these by-donation performances! This weekend, it’s Runaway Moon with a play about the value in moving away from what’s ordered and predictable.
The Gumboot Kids Live Show with Jessie Farrell
If you weren’t able to get tickets to see Jessi Farrell and co, you’re in luck because another show has been added on Saturday. Sing and dance along with Jessie, Scout and Daisy, and meet and mingle with Daniel Tiger and True from CBC Kids.
Banner photo credit: Jessie Farrell The Gumboot Kids.
Harriet Fancott is the Editor and Social Media Manager for Vancouver Mom. She has over 20 years experience in the arts, tech and mom-based blogging arenas. She lives in East Vancouver with her husband and son where they enjoy exploring all that Vancouver has to offer from festivals and events to playgrounds and beaches to sushi and ice cream (although not together).