Family friendly events in Metro Vancouver on October 4, 5 & 6, 2019

It’s October, the best month of the year! Why? Pumpkin everything! Halloween! Fall colours! Cozy sweaters! Need we say more? This weekend offers up an eclectic mix of things do to from Baby Expos to arts activities and star gazing, and, of course, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and some ‘spooktacular’ Halloween events.

Six family friendly events in Metro Vancouver

Family Night at the Space Centre

Friday, October 4 2019, Vancouver

HR Macmillan Space Centre

Bring your tweens and teens to the Space Centre for a family event all about observing the night sky. Learn how telescopes work, enjoy live demos, a show in the planetarium star theatre, and take a look at the night sky through their telescope (weather permitting).

>> Family Night at the Space Centre

The Vancouver Baby Expo

Friday and Saturday, October 4 & 5 2019, Vancouver

The Baby Expo brings retailers, craft artisans, baby experts, parents of tinies and parents-to-be together so you can find essential products, services, and expert advice all under one roof. It’s a fun, a low-pressure, family-friendly environment, and who knows, you might even win some fun goodies!

>> The Vancouver Baby Expo

Halloween events for the family!

Paper Playground

Saturday and Sunday October 4 & 5 2019 Port Coquitlam

A joyous and stimulating experience for the youngest of audiences, Paper Playground is a playful and interactive dance performance where children, ages 3-5 are free to join in and explore, because that’s what young ones do best! Tix are a deal at $7.28!

>> Paper Playground

ArtStarts Maker Space

Saturday October 5 2019, Vancouver

Explore the new exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery, Maker Space. This open studio is designed just for young people and their families inviting you to try your hand at drawing, printmaking, photography, and more! By donation.

>> ArtStarts Maker Space

Science World Free Admission

October 5 2019, Vancouver

General admission to Science World is FREE on October 5! It will be busy so get there early!

Bowen Island Applefest

Saturday October 5 2019, Bowen Island

Take a bite out of crisp heritage apples, take home a tender homemade pie and tour the Orchard Heritage Museum. Meet at Davies Orchard, a one minute walk from the ferry terminal. This free event is hosted with Bowen Heritage.

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>> Bowen Island Applefest

Check out our Top Ten Pumpkin Patches!

Kids First Saturday at the Polygon Gallery

Saturday, October 5 2019 North Vancouver

Join this gleaming gallery for their monthly kid-friendly arts day. Explore the artwork, and participate in activities that lead to deeper engagement with art and creativity. Admission by donation. Afterwards, head to Londsale Quay and wander around the market.

>> Kids First Saturdays

Mums, Tums Babies & Toddler Show

Sunday, October 6 2019, Langley

Meet fellow moms of babes and toddlers and moms-to-be while you check out the cool products, services, and expert advice for moms, dads, babies and toddlers all in one place. Oh … and prizes too! Use the Promo Code: VANMOM for 50% off your ticket! PS: We have a contest on our Facebook page! Check it!

>> Mums Tums Babies & Toddler Show

Find more events on our VM Family Events Calendar

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