Family Activities in Vancouver (June 7 - June 9)


Italian Day  (All Ages)

Italian Day on The Drive is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and community. A festive community embrace, The Drive comes alive in green, white and red with piazza-style animated zones, live music, food vendors, patios, lifestyle attractions, family fun activities and more.

Date: Sunday, June 9

Time: 12pm – 8pm

Address: Commercial Drive, spanning from Venables street to Grandview Cut.

Price: FREE

Reminder: Commercial Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic from Venables Street to the Grandview Cut, and parking in surrounding areas is limited. Public transit is a recommended alternative. The South end event entrance is within a short walk from the Commercial / Broadway Skytrain Station.

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World Oceans Day at the Vancouver Aquarium  (All Ages)

This World Oceans Day, come along and enjoy a day of celebration, packed with family fun and entertainment. Enjoy live music from Bobs and Lolo, tuck in to slab cake and cookies, meet a penguin, be entertained by our puppet troupe and get involved with crafts and face-painting - all while getting to know what Ocean Wise does to conserve our oceans.

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Address: Vancouver Aquarium - 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Price: adults $38, child (3 and under) FREE, child (4-12) $21, youth (13-18) / student $30, senior (65+) $30

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Pop-Up Roller Rink  (All Ages)

School is almost out, the weather is warming up, so that can only mean one thing: prom season! The festivities start at 3 p.m. with the All-Ages Family Skate, a roller derby bout presented by Rolla Skate Club at 5 p.m., then the grown-ups will sway to pop anthems and slow dances from DJ K-Tel at the Adult Skate from 6-9 p.m.  

Date: Sunday, June 9

Time: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • All-Ages Family Skate: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Rolla Skate Club Roller Derby Bout: 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Adult Skate with DJ (ages 16+): 6 p.m. - 9 p.m

Address: Robson Square Rink - 800 Robson St., Vancouver

Price: admission $15, skate rentals $10, 三个人或以上的家庭可享受七五折

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Festival Coquitlam  (All Ages)

Teddy Bear Family Concert

This promises to be a fun afternoon of music for children of all ages. Don't forget to bring your Teddy Bears because they like music too!

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Address: Town Centre - 1301 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Price: FREE

Teddy Bear Picnic & Grande Parade

Bring your teddy bears to watch the parade to Town Centre Park, followed by the Teddy Bear Picnic featuring storytelling, puppet shows, rovers, gymnastics and more.

Date: Sunday, June 9

Time: Parade 9:45 a.m.-11 a.m., picnic 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Address: Burlington Drive to Town Centre Park - 1301 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Price: FREE

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Environment Week: Wild About Burnaby Lake  (All Ages)

Want some wild fun without leaving the city? Learn how to bring more nature to Burnaby through stewardship displays, guided walks and invasive species pulls.

Date: Sunday, June 9

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Address: Burnaby Lake Regional Park - meet at Cariboo Dam, Burnaby

Price: FREE (registration required)

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Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Open House  (All Ages)

Soar through the treetops to spot forest creatures from the sky, or explore the trails with our forest fairy. Activities include: Bucket truck rides high into the treetops, face painting and crafts, guided nature walks and more.  

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Address: Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Park - 2598 144th St., Surrey

Price: FREE

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Surrey Doors Open  (All Ages)

This event offers opportunities to experience Surrey’s rich culture, art, architecture, nature and history as well as businesses, programs and services. Participating venues showcase what is unique about their venue through free activities such as behind-the scene guided tours, demonstrations, food, arts & crafts, children’s activities, entertainment, games and more!  

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm

Address: various location (

Reminder: Surrey Doors Open Welcome Ceremony at the Museum of Surrey (17710 56a Ave, Surrey) at 12:30

Price: FREE

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Free movie: The Wizard of Oz  (All Ages)

Considered to be one of the best films of all time and a genuine pop-culture staple. This is a free, family-friendly screening to celebrate the film's 80th anniversary.

Date: Sunday, June 9

Time: 1 p.m.

Address: Rio Theatre - 1660 E. Broadway, Vancouver

Price: FREE

Reminder: arrive early, first come first serve

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VanDusen - Cacti & Succulent Show & Sale  (All Ages)

A large selection of plants on display, and for sale, including cacti, succulents, and desert plants. Other highlights include hourly door prizes, reference materials, and a Q&A station.

Date: Saturday - Sunday, June 8 - 9

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Sunday)

Address: VanDusen Botanical Garden Floral Hall- 5151 Oak St. Vancouver

Price: By donation

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VanDusen Bird Walk  (All Ages)

Take a guided tour with Jeremy Gordon and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden. * April 6, May 11, June 8

Date: Saturday, June 8

Time: 9 a.m.

Address: VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre Atrium - 5151 Oak St. Vancouver

Price: child(3 and under)FREE,child(4-12) $5.50,youth(13-18)$8.45, adult $11.25, senior(>65) $8.45

Reminder: Reservations or registration are not required or taken for this walk, but attendance is limited to 25 people on a first-come first-served basis.

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