Check out this great list of what you can do with your kids this month in our beautiful city.
When: May 3-11, all day
Get Your Kicks this Spring with Tsawwassen Mills. Beginning April 26, cash in on deep store discounts at some of your favourite footwear and sporting apparel brands like Adidas, Nike, West49 and more. As a bonus, take your same day receipts to Guest Services and scratch & win your way to instant prizes!
Where: Tswwassan Mills
When: April 26 - May 10
BrickCan - Western Canada's largest LEGO Exhibition-returns for year 4 to the River Rock in Richmond, with even more LEGO fun! This year, you can help build a giant LEGO mosaic creation! Choose your preferred viewing day and time - morning, mid-day, or afternoon, and plan to spend a few hours.
Where: River Rock Casino Resort
When: May 5
VEG EXPO is a day for the entire family. Enjoy cooking demonstrations with local celebrated chefs, information on locally sourced foods and products, explore innovative sustainable transportation options on the market, take a break in their 'vegetation lounge', enjoy free samples and giveaways plus get inspired by a natural vegan body builder showcase.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
When: May 5
Spectac! 2019 is jam packed with explosive live entertainment bringing tradition and thrilling acts featuring the Flying Cortes Trapeze family, acrobatics, death-defying Wheel of Destiny, Xtreme Chinese Acrobats including chair balancing, contortion, diablo, and towering feats of balancing strength, Comedy fearless Gonzalez Motorcycle Globe, Hula Hoops, MotoSwing athleticism and beautiful Aerialists.
Where: Lansdowne Centre
When: May 9 - 20
Relive the amazing artistry, excitement and athletic triumph of Canada’s beloved Olympic Team Gold Medalists including Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond and Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford; plus two-time Olympic Silver Medalist Elvis Stojko, Olympic Bronze Medalist Jeff Buttle, three-time World Medalists Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje and more!
Where: Rogers Arena
When: May 16
The 131st Annual Country Fair features more family-friendly entertainment than ever before. The area’s largest Midway - Rides for daredevils and little buckaroos, Agri Zone - Lots of animals, including their babies, and 4H displays, Kids Zone - Cowboy & Cowgirl Training. Spectacular interactive Kids Zone to keep kids of all ages laughing, The Douglas Lake Equipment Zone - kids steer go-karts through a construction zone, Ribfest and much more!
Where: Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association
When: May 17 - 20
Take advantage of Honu Boat Charters once a year special season! With the arrival of spring, enjoy a family day outing in the Wild BC Coastline.
They will bring you for a full day in the Sunshine Coast exploring the Keats Island and Gibson and you will enjoy a fresh spring crab & shrimp fishing experience. Now is the time of the year where killer whales are spotted feeding in Howe Sound, and this is exactly where you will be headed!
Where: Honu Boat Charters & Cruises
When: April 25 - May 15
The annual Surrey International Children’s Festival inspires young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences. Access to the site is free, as well as participation in Saturday's parade.
Where: Surrey Arts Centre
When: May 23 -25
When: Every Tuesday evening from 5pm - 9pm
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
Established in 1896, Ladner May Days is a free family-friendly community fair that also features a baseball tournament and various carnival activities. It’s a medium-sized event and a good community-focused one.
The fair’s special feature on the Friday is usually discounted midway amusement rides for kids. On the Sunday there is the pancake breakfast followed by the Ladner May Days Parade, which is a “community-style” parade starting at noon.
Where: Memorial Park
When: May 24 - 26
When the Vancouver International Children's Festival arrives, Granville Island comes to life! With six fantastic indoor theatre venues and a bustling arts activity village, the Festival site becomes your family's playground! From toddlers to tweens, we have shows and activities for everyone.
Catch some of the best of the Festival at their special evening performances, including the ultimate bedtime stories in their Pyjama Night series.
Where: Granville Island Public Market
When: May 27 - June 2
We hope you find some great activities to experience this May in Vancouver. For a complete list of all events happening for your family to enjoy, click here.
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