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Ten free & cheap family events in Vancouver this weekend, February 1 & 2 2020

Ten free & cheap family events in Vancouver this weekend, February 1 & 2 2020

January is finally over and we’ve got ideas for family and kid friendly fun this weekend in Vancouver. It’s the final weekend of Dine Out Vancouver and the Hot Chocolate Fest is going strong with steaming cups of glorious goodness. Looking for a toe-tapping live performance? Head to the Shrek the musical, at Michael J Fox. Feeling like a bit of culture? On the North Shore, get artsy with the kids at Polygon Gallery. PS: Movies are an option too! Take in a $2.99 screening of Arctic Dog as part of Cineplex’s Family Favourite Movie screenings.

Check out these FREE Lunar Day events!

Family friendly events this weekend in Vancouver

Mums, Tums Babies & Toddler Show

Sunday February 2 2020 Langley

happy kid girl hugging pregnant mother’s belly

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: MT20 50% off your ticket! PS: We have a contest on our Facebook page! Check it!

>> Mums Tums Babies & Toddler Show

Lunar New Year Cookie Decorating and Paper Crafts *Free*

How cute do these activities look? Metropolis at Metrotown is hosting two fun workshops this weekend for Lunar New Year. Learn to make Year of the Rat New Year cards to gift to family and friends, paper lanterns to decorate your house and bookmarks. Foodies can decorate their own Year of the Rat cookie.

>> Cookie Decorating and Paper Craft Workshops

High Water at the Push Festival

February 1 – 5 2020 Vancouver, Granville Island

The super smart and always innovative Push Festival has a show for kids this year! High Water is presented by the Vancouver Children’s Festival so you know it’s gonna have the squirmy people in mind. Picture a man, a fish tank and a bunch of household objects all creating vibrant captivating worlds. Matinees available.

>> High Water at the Push Festival

Harlem Globetrotters

Saturday February 1 2020 Vancouver

The Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, are bringing their all-new show, “Pushing the Limits” to the PNE coliseum. Every show features a blend of hilarious hijinks and jaw-dropping baller skills including ball handling, high flying dunks, and a new record-breaking attempt.

>> Harlem Globetrotters

Shrek the Musical the musical

February 1 -15 2020 Burnaby

Get set for some ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek. It’s sure to be Shrektacular!

>> Shrek the Musical

Black History Month: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse *$5*

Saturday February 1 2020 Vancouver

The Vancity VIFF Cinema kicks off their Black History Month series with the gorundbreaking Spider-Man movie featuring black teen Miles Morales. It’s only $5, and includes a panel of black animators after the show.

>> Spider-Man

Kids First Saturdays at the Polygon Gallery *Free*

Saturday, February 1, 2020 North Vancouver

Family friendly events this weekend in Vancouver 
Photo Credit: Polygon Gallery

Join the Polygon on the first Saturday of every month for hands-on creative activities. Visit the Gallery, explore the artworks, and participate in activities that lead to deeper engagement with art and creativity. Fun for the whole family whether you’re aged 3 or 93.

>> Kids First Saturdays at the Polygon Gallery

ArtStarts Explores Grey *Free*

Saturday Feb 1 2020 Vancouver

Is there a colour more reflective of Vancouver in the winter than grey? This family fun workshop challenge all ages to think in “greyscale” and try different ways to express colour, tone, brightness and more using only grey mark-making tools.

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>> ArtStarts Explores Grey

The Pacific Agriculture Show *Free* 

January 31 – February 1, 2020 Abbotsford

Photo credit: The Pacific Agricultural Show

Speakers, industry leading exhibitors, and interactive events for the whole family. Highlights include a petting zoo, a vintage farming museum, a Bobcat square dance and cowboy stilt walkers! This year they are also introducing Cannatech, which will bring together leading experts to share how cannabis is shaping the future of agriculture. Free for kids under 14!

>> The Pacific Agriculture Show

Nature Club Family Days at Beaty Museum

Sunday February 2 2020 UBC Vancouver

Drop in between 10:30 am – 1:00 pm the first Sunday of the month to enjoy a special ecosystem activity for families plus all of their regular Beaty Museum programming: Raising Big Blue movie, museum tours, and more!

>> Nature Club Family Days at Beaty Museum

Check out the movie Artic Dog *$2.99*

Saturday February 1 2020, various locations

Photo Credit: Cineplex

Watch a family favourite film every Saturday for only $2.99 at select Cineplex theatres. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. This Saturday’s super cute screening is Arctic Dog, xxxxx

>> Family Favourite Movies at Cineplex

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