It’s officially fall. We can finally accept the cooler, wetter days, revel in the fall harvest and leaf change, and participate guilt-free in indoor activities. This weekend isn’t as jam-packed as previous weekends but the Interior Design Show is in town with some incredible youth workshops for the 8-14 set; there are several kid friendly festivals celebrating World River Day as well as a babywearing conference and a kids fashion event.
Six family events around Vancouver on September 22 & 23
Interior Design Show Youth Workshops
September 22 & 23, 2018, 10 am to 3 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre
Cost: Only $20!
Decor fans take note! The IDS is in town, and they’ve added two accessibly-priced, full-day youth workshops: Hip Hop Architecture (11-14), which uses using hip hop culture as a catalyst to introduce youth to architecture and design & Designathon (8-12), which has youth imagine and design a better future for us all. Space is limited to just 40 registrants/workshop. Tickets are only $20 per workshop and include lunch and snacks! This is an amazing opportunity to help unleash your kids creativity, and an amazing deal to boot.
Up Babywearing Conference
September 22 & 23, Coquitlam
Are you a babywearing super fan? Then join the moms at Up Babywearing Conference for a weekend of fun, speakers, vendors, and some very cool door prizes brought to you by some amazing pro-baby wearing companies. Tickets start at just $10.
RiverFest 2018 *Free*
Saturday, September 22
New Westminster Quay
Celebrate BC and World Rivers Day with Bobs and Lolo and Ginalina on the RiverFest stage, the Family Fun Zone, the Exhibitor Expo, the New West Craft Artisan Market, the Samson V Maritime Museum, Food at the River Market and the famous Lucille Johnstone Workboat Parade. This free event hosted by the Fraser River Discovery Centre brings plenty of hands-on opportunities for children.
Art 4 Life Opening Reception
Saturday, September 22, 2018, Port Moody
Geared toward the young and young at heart, this celebrated annual exhibition at the Port Moody Arts Centre encourages creative exploration, fosters imagination, and facilitates artistic learning experiences. Join them for the Opening Reception for a fun, interactive arts experience for the whole family.
World River’s Day *Free*
Sunday September 23, Burnaby
Join the Burnaby Village Museum for a free family-friendly celebration of our rivers and waterways. Activities include demonstrations, displays, tours, activities, crafts and music. Headliner, children’s entertainer (and mom of 4!), Ginalina, will be joined by funny lady Kellie Haines Ventriloquist, Stories on Wheels and the magical world of the Nylon Zoo. The carousel (rides $2.65 each) and ice cream parlour will be open too.
Vancouver Kids Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2019
Sept 22 & 23, Downtown Vancouver