Vancouver is home to some fabulous music festivals, but moms looking for more intimate encounters for the fam should turn to the North Shore communities, where local music festivals welcome everyone (even the non-locals).
We love that these concerts are free, and we especially love that these small-scale, incredibly popular events appeal to the tiniest toddlers and most enthusiastic grandparents–who usually end up
Musical styles at all of these events run the gamut, from swing to soul, jazz to funk, blues to Latin and country to rock.
Concerts by the Sea
In West Vancouver, Concerts by the Sea takes place on Sundays at 7 pm. These early-evening oceanfront shows can be found right by Ambleside Beach, at the foot of 14th Street. Sunsets couldn’t look–or sound–prettier.
Live in Lynn Valley
Live in Lynn Valley takes place Fridays starting at 7 pm in Lynn Valley Village, a family-friendly courtyard with a Delany’s (which has great banana bread), Nourish (an organic grocery store), Browns Restaurant and–dare we mention it–an old-fashioned candy shop called Sugar & Co.
Bring your fold-up chairs and a blanket, and kick back and dance with your kids at these 6 Family-Friendly Concerts in Vancouver.