There are plenty of things going on in the Lower Mainland that you can enjoy with your kids this Victoria Day long weekend. It’s the perfect time to relax and enjoy beautiful British Columbia. Here’s what’s in store.
Check Out the Cloverdale Rodeo
The Cloverdale Rodeo is an annual family favourite in nearby Surrey, BC. Enjoy country foods, family fun and get to see farm animals up close. Head out and take in some country music at an event entering its 72nd year.
Run away and join the circus (at least for an afternoon)
Watch the High Wire act and the Motorcycle Cyclone and other exciting circus acts in Surrey as part of the Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC. Now in its 50th year, the circus is world class entertainment and fun for the whole family.
Spend a day out with Thomas the Tank Engine
Head to the West Coast Heritage Railway Park where your family can embark on a 25 minute ride, play in a bouncy castle, participate in a train-themed activity, check out stamps, tattoos, crafts, and even meet Sir Topham Hatt. Live entertainment and more awaits your family in Squamish on the May long weekend.
Head to Fort Langley
Victoria Day at Fort Langley is always a fun choice. Costumed interpreters will guide you and your family on an adventure. There’s a parade, a community fair, demonstrations of history, farm animals, and a chance to experience the past of our beautiful province.
Celebrate Queen Victoria’s Birthday at a Farm
Enjoy dancing and a birthday cake at Historic Stewart Farm. Party goers are invited to dress up in costume and explore the historic farmhouse, which makes an excellent backdrop for family photos.
Visit Burnaby Lake Regional Park Nature House for Some Magic
Fairy Magic awaits at Burnaby Lake Regional Park Nature House. Dressed up little fairies and their families will have the chance to get their faces painted, and can enjoy time at “Gnome Depot” gathering materials for fairy homes.
Hop atop the Carousel at Burnaby Lake Museum
Enjoy a parade and birthday cake along with special entertainment at Burnaby Lake Museum. Admission is free, while the carousel costs $2.65. The grounds are beautiful and the opportunities to learn are endless.