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10 family friendly weekend events in Metro Vancouver March 30 & 31 2019

10 family friendly weekend events in Metro Vancouver March 30 & 31 2019

Well March certainly came in like a lion, and if the forecast can be trusted, it will go out like a lamb. Goodbye snow, hello blossoms! Spring Break activities wrap up on Sunday so take advantage of the following final weekends. Or head to ArtStarts or River Market for some interactive Celtic music for kids. Perhaps goat yoga is more to your taste? Then check out the bendy barnyard event at Maan Farms. This weekend is also your last chance to sit under the mirrored Blossom installation at Metropolis.

Vancouver weekend family events March 30 & 31 2019

Celtic Traditions Across Canada with Kiérah *FREE*

Saturday, March 30 2019, Downtown Vancouver
Sunday, March 31 2019, New Westminster

Photo courtesy of ArtStarts

This interactive program gives young and old alike the opportunity to learn about and hear the wonderful music brought to Canada in the 17 and 1800’s, from Ireland and Scotland. Hear how Celtic music developed over time within the cultures that embraced it, and how it is still evolving. All ages.

>> Celtic Traditions, downtown Vancouver
>> Celtic Traditions, New Westminster

Goat yoga at Maan Farms

March 31, 2019, Abbotsford

Goat Yoga
Photo credit: Maan Farms

Yes you read that right. Get down and bendy with active, jumpy, cuddly goats, and cap it all off with Mama Maan’s Indian chai or a fresh berry smoothie depending on the season at Maan Farms. After this you may never go to a studio again.

>> Goat Yoga at Maan Farms

Outdoor Spring Carnival – Final Weekend

March 21-31, 2019, Richmond

Photo credit: WCA Carnivals

If your kids love Playland, you’ll want to check out this outdoor carnival in Richmond featuring loads of fairground fun, from ride and midway games, to a circus train, carousel, and Ferris wheel.

>> Lansdowne Centre Outdoor Spring Carnival

Science World Spring Lab – Final Weekend

March 16-31, 2019, Vancouver

Spring Break Final Weekend Family Events in Vancouver
Photo credit: Science World

Check out the brand new Mirror Maze exhibition; make things in the tinkering lab; and learn about puffy, stretchy flashy animals in the theatre! And … a whole lot more!

>> Science World

HR MacMillan Space Centre – Final Weekend

March 16-31, 2019, Vancouver

Photo credit: HR MacMillan Space Centre

Do you have a young space enthusiast in the family? Join the Space Centre over Spring Break for special family friendly activities focused on exploring the Sun and Moon.

>> Spring Break at the Space Centre

Sea to Sky Gondola, Kids under 12 Free!

March 16-31, 2019, Squamish

Spring Break Final Weekend Family Events in Vancouver
Photo Credit: Sea to Sky Gondola

Still hankering for snow? Sea to Sky Gondola has plenty. And children 12 and under ride free until March 31st. Ride the gondola, walk along the suspension bridge and check out the trails. There’s also snowshoeing, tubing and daily children’s activities at the summit.

>> Sea to Sky Gondola 

Fort Langley National Historic Site

March 16-31, Langley

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Photo credit: Fort Langley National Historic Site

Explore the fort, check out a blacksmithing demo, pan for gold and be sure to check out the children’s Play Area. Cap it off with a visit to the charming town of Fort Langley to visit the train stroll by the water or pick up a fancy  ice cream. Free admission for kids and youth up to 17 years of age.

>> Fort Langley

Vancouver Aquarium®

March 16-31, Vancouver

Photo credit: Vancouver Aquarium

Meet a penguin, get up close with a red tortoise, marvel at the adaptations of sharks, take in a story and puppet show or go behind the scenes with and sea otters, sea lions or penguins. Experience the weird and wonderful this Spring Break at the Aquarium.

>> Spring Break at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Lifestyle Show

Weekend family events vancouver March 31, 2019
Photo credit: Unsplash

Get (or find out about) local community products and services from small business owners at the first annual Lifestyle Show. It’s a family-friendly event with speakers, food and prizes and there will be tons of prizes offered throughout the show.

>> The Lifestyle Show

Blossom at Metropolis – Final Weekend *FREE*

Spring Break Final Weekend Family Events in Vancouver
Photo credit: Harriet Fancott

It’s the final weekend for Blossom at Metropolis, which brings the splendour of cherry blossoms indoors for a month-long installation in the Grand Court. Stop by and take some photos of this unique one-of-a-kind cherry blossom experience.

>> Blossom at Metropolis

Looking for more events?
Check out our Family Events Calendar!

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