Family & Kids' Events - Vancouver

Family Fun events in Vancouver – Family festivals, music, children’s theatre & more!

Photos with Santa
15 Nov

Central City Shopping Centre, 2153 Central Avenue, Surrey

November 15, 2019 To December 24, 2019


$17.99 & up

Ho-Ho-Ho! Capture your holiday memories and get a festive photo taken with Santa at Central City. Read more…

20 Nov

Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright St, Vancouver

November 20, 2019 To January 5, 2020

$12.50 to $35

Pirates. Lost Boys. A ticking crocodile. And a child who never wants to grow up. With live folk music, this imaginative adaptation of J.M. Read more…

20 Nov

York Theatre, Commercial Drive, Vancouver

November 20, 2019 To January 5, 2020

$26 to $79

When a lonely old ice-cream seller named Gelato is given a puppet by the mysterious Beckwoman of Commercial Drive, his dreams of having a child suddenly come… Read more…

21 Nov

Harbour Convention Centre, 760 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver

November 21, 2019 To January 5, 2020

$14.99 to $22.99

Glow is the largest indoor Christmas festival in Vancouver. Read more…

Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium
21 Nov

The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

November 21, 2019 To January 5, 2020



Make a splash this festive season at the Vancouver Aquarium. With over 60,000 creatures, and amazing shows daily, there’s something for everyone this holiday season. Read more…

Canyon Lights
22 Nov

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver

November 22, 2019 To January 26, 2020

Regular Admission

Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. Read more…

Peak of Christmas
22 Nov

Grouse Mountain Resort, 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver

November 22, 2019 To January 5, 2020

Regular Admission

Enjoy the natural beauty of Blue Grouse Lake, lit by breathtaking light installations. Read more…

23 Nov

West Coast Railway Heritage Park, 39645 Government Road, Squamish

November 23, 2019 To December 15, 2019

(604) 229-1103

$35 to $59

Join us this year aboard The Polar Express™ as we take you on a magical train ride to the North Pole enjoying Hot Chocolate and cookie. Read more…

28 Nov

Stanley Park, Vancouver

November 28, 2019 To January 1, 2020

$6.00 - $12.00

Join us in 2019 as we celebrate 22 years of Bright Nights in Stanley Park! During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanley Park Train Plaza… Read more…

29 Nov

Park & Tilford, 333 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver

November 29, 2019 To December 31, 2019

By donation

31st Annual Hi-Light Festival Month-long Christmas celebration will feature brilliant light display, live entertainment, and festive activities for the whole family. Read more…

29 Nov

Bernie Legge Theatre, Queens Park, New Westminster

November 29, 2019 To December 15, 2019


$12 - $17

Vagabond Players and Capricorn Theatre Present Once Upon a Fairytale which runs from Nov. 29 – Dec. Read more…

30 Nov

Town Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

November 30, 2019 To January 12, 2020


Join in the magic of the opening night of the Lower Mainland’s largest free outdoor lights display at Lafarge Lake. Read more…

30 Nov

VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver

November 30, 2019 To January 5, 2020

$11.50 to $24

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, amagical winter wonderland with over one million lights will decorate 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden. Read more…

01 Dec

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, 12138 Fourth Ave, Richmond

December 1, 2019 To December 31, 2019

Free to $11.70

Steveston’s Festival of Trees returns to the Cannery December 1st to 31st, featuring a display of festive trees decorated by local merchants and organizations. Read more…

05 Dec

Tradex, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford

December 5, 2019 To January 4, 2020

$16.99 to $22.99

Bring together the people you love to stroll, laugh and play under the twinkle of half a million lights. Explore 80,000 sq ft of interactive light sculptures, Stroll under… Read more…

06 Dec

Canada Place, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

December 6, 2019 To January 1, 2020


Capture the spirit of the season at Canada Place! Join us in celebrating the 31st annual Christmas at Canada Place presented by the Port of Vancouver. Read more…