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March Guide: Events and Activities in Vancouver

Published Feb 25, 2020 | Updated Feb 26, 2020

Check out our guide to all the best events and fun family friendly activities happening this month here in Vancouver!

There is lots to to during the month of March in Vancouver! Hints of spring are popping up all over - from tulips budding to the giant Easter display at Costco. Have a look through our list of all the best things to do with your family.

1. Festival du Bois

Expect a festival full of lively music and dance featuring some of the finest artists from across the country in concerts and workshops for the whole family. Come hear a wealth of French Canadian and francophone folk, world and original music; both traditional and new. Have fun at on-site activities, sample delicious food, and revel in an ambiance of warmth and welcome.

Where: Mackin Park
When: Mar 6 - Mar 8 at 4pm
Cost: Get tickets here

2. Parents' Night Out

Want to have a night to yourself minus the kids? Having trouble getting a sitter? Drop off your kids with well trained and educated instructors! This will be fun, educational and healthy activity for your little one(s) while you have your evening to yourself. Instructors will teach them yoga through games, songs, storytelling and other fun activities! 5 years and older. Pizza included.

Where: Uphoria Yoga
When: Mar 6, 6pm-9pm
Cost: Register here


Head down to the Granville Island Kid's Market and make some of your very own ooey, gooey slime. It won't cost you much, it will last a while, and you even get to bring it home!

Where: Granville Island Kid's Market
When: March 1st

4. Cousteau Open House

Give your child the gift of a real French Immersion as Cousteau is an accredited French School, with elements of BC curriculum. Stop by for the open house on Tuesday, March 3rd to learn more!

Where: Cousteau- The French International School of Vancouver
When:  March 3rd

5. Vancouver Tea Festival

Come out the the sixth annual Vancouver Tea Festival! This year it will be held at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby. You will not be disappointed with this premier tea event in such a spacious, modern, and beautiful facility.

Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
When: March 7th and 8th

6. Vancouver's Hot Chocolate Run

Come run, walk, or jog around Stanley Park's seawall and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains, city, and lion's gate bridge! 5km and 10km routes are both available for participants. 

Where: Lumberman's Arch
When: March 7th

7. Celtic Fest

Fiddlers, accordions and jigs, celebrate all things Celtic at the museum's classic Celtic event. Kids can even get creative with Celtic crafts and try their Irish luck with a scavenger hunt in the galleries.

When: March 7th 
Where: Museum of Surrey

8. Winter Farmer's Market

Come out and show your support for local businesses. There will be some great produce, vendors, coffee, and entertainment. Going to the farmer's market is always a great way to spend time as a family. There is sure to be something for everyone!

Where: Riley Park
When: Every Saturday until April 25th

9. Women's Day at Cypress

Come celebrate mountain women with Cypress Mountain on International Women's Day. Spend the day on the mountain and enjoy yoga, yummy eats, and a day on the hill at either the downhill or Nordic slopes. Go grab your gal pals and head up to the hill for a day of celebration. 

Where: Grouse Mountain Resort
When: March 23-24 all day
Cost: Sign up here

10. Spring Break at the Burnaby Village Museum 

You will not want to miss these twelve day of fun. There will be free admission, carousel rides, passports for exploring, and more!

Where: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel 
When: March 16th- March 27th

11. Free! Family Intro to Music Night

Come join in on an evening of musical fun for the entire family! Try a variety of instruments, meet some teachers, make new friends, and have all of your questions answered. This will be a fun event for all ages and learn more about the programs offered.

Where: Langley Community Music School
When: March 19th 

12. Baby Shark Live!

Come take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favourite new and classic songs. Baby Shark and his friends will go on fun adventures to learn about shapes, colours, numbers, and so much more! 

Where: The Queen Elizabeth Theatre
When: March 28th
Cost: Get tickets here 

We hope you find some great activities to experience this March in Vancouver. For a complete list of all events happening for your family to enjoy, click here

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