MY WESTCOAST FAMILY

Family Events for the Weekend of March 18 & 19

18.03.2023

CELTICFEST

Saturday 10 am – 9 pm, outside Vancouver Art Gallery

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at this free outdoor live music festival. Enjoy great musical entertainment, a market place, a family zone and much more. Kids storytelling at 10 am and Music with Marnie at 11 am.

ST PATRICK’S DAY MARKET

Saturday, 1 pm – 5 pm, Lulu Island Winery, Richmond

The Mom Market Vancouver is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Market with local vendors, a kids shamrock shake dance party, live entertainment, games and more.

U SPORT WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONALS

Friday-Sunday game times, War Memorial Gym, UBC

The best women’s volleyball teams in Canada are descending on Vancouver as UBC hosts the National Championships for the first time in 40 years. Games are at 1 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm on Saturday. Sunday has the bronze medal game at 2 pm and gold at 4:30 pm.

MONSTER JAM

Saturday 1 pm & 7 pm, Sunday 1 pm, The Pacific Coliseum

You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching this full-throttle family fun show! Everyone can enjoy this exciting Monster Truck show.

A DINOSAUR TALE

Saturday & Sunday 2 pm & 7 pm, Massey Theatre, New Westminster

A live action fantasy adventure for the whole family. A mysterious time-warping wormhole has brought the dinosaurs back into our world and it’s up to Lisa and Declan, a pair of intrepid eighth graders, to send the creatures home before the school field trip is over.

RIVER BASIN DAYS: NEST AND EGGS

Saturday 2 pm – 3 pm, Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park

Looking for new ways to learn about nature in your local community? The FRDC invites you to River Basin Days, an outdoor program that explores our incredible watershed! This month you can explore the diversity of bird nests and eggs! Visit the website for more info.

CELEBRATIONS OF SPRING

Saturday 11:30-12:30 pm & 1:30-2:30 pm, Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House

Cultures all over the world celebrate the reawakening of the earth with celebrations of food and fertility. At this free event you can learn about these traditions through a powerpoint featuring beautiful images, song, and poetry combined with historical information from across the globe. After the presentation make a seasonal craft & enjoy some treats.

SPRING SAFARMI STROLL

Sunday 11 am – 3 pm, Eagle Acres Farm, Langley

Wander around the outside animals, chatter with the chickens, stroll through the barns to visit over 200 animals of 9 different common farm animal types. You and your family can try your hand at feeding the cows and then enjoy a covered hayride around the pumpkin and corn fields!

SEA TO SKY MODEL TRAIN AND HOBBY SHOW

Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 4 pm, Railway Museum of BC, Squamish

This train show event is for model railroaders, hobbyists and families to enjoy in the Museum CN Roundhouse and Car Shop exhibit spaces. You’ll be surrounded by trains of all sizes, including the famous Royal Hudson #2860 and other historic steam locomotives, cabooses and luxury passenger cars.

 

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