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Five attractions for $5 bucks at Winter Wander, Feb 8 2020

Five attractions for $5 bucks at Winter Wander, Feb 8 2020

On February 8, head down to Vanier Park for Winter Wander, a day of art, history, science and music. At only $5 per person and FREE for kids under 5, to experience 5 waterfront attractions, it’s a fantastic deal!

Winter Wander

Located between Kits Beach and Granville Island, Vanier Park is home to some must-visit cultural attractions including the Museum of Vancouver (MOV), HR MacMillan Space Centre, Vancouver Maritime Museum, the City of Vancouver Archives, the Vancouver Academy of Music and Bard on the Beach, all of whom open their doors so families can experience history, science, music, and performance art at a bargain price.

Winter Wander 2020 Highlights

Come out and enjoy exquisite collections and artistic performances, and learn how science influences everyday lives.

Catch a planetarium show, participate in a live science demo, explore some intriguing exhibitions and enjoy performances by Vancouver Academy of Music students. Get your photo taken at a Shakespeare inspired photo station and see some selected treasures from the vaults of the City of Vancouver Archives.

Winter Wander 2020

Learn more about Indigenous cultures of the Northwest Coast through the Haida Now exhibition and The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada giant floor map at Museum of Vancouver. Explore local and arctic maritime history, make a pirate hat and tie some nautical knots at the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Plus enjoy local food vendors and enter to win great prizes. An experience the entire family will enjoy!

Winter Wander 2020

Winter Wander is an annual event where the local community can come and experience all 5 attractions for $5.00 per person, kids 5 and under are free.

Event Highlights

  • Bard on the Beach Activities at Museum of Vancouver (MOV Studio)
  • Nautical Knots at Vancouver Maritime Museum (Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre)
  • Pirate Hats at Vancouver Maritime Museum (Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre)
  • Polaroid-style Photo Booth at City of Vancouver Archive
  • Haida Interpreter Lia Hart at Museum of Vancouver (Haida Now Exhibition)

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Vanier Park – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Cost: $5.00/person, children five and under free.

See Also

Admission can be purchased on event day at Museum of Vancouver, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre or Vancouver Maritime Museum. For more information, visit to view the Facebook event page.

Sponsored by H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, a Crisp Media Community Builder

More than a tourist attraction, the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource that provides a unique learning experience for all. Visitors can learn about space and the night sky through planetarium star theatre shows, live demonstrations, and an interactive exhibit gallery. Next to the Space Centre is the Gordon MacMillan Southam Observatory.

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