Family Day Events 2016

As you probably already know, Monday, February 8th, is BC Family Day and we couldn’t be more excited! What could be better than an entire day dedicated to making memories with the people you love most? There is so much going on for Family Day this year, so no matter where you live there is bound to be something fun nearby! If you don’t have any plans yet, here are some great ideas:


What: Family Day in Burnaby
When: various times
Where: Burnaby Rec Centres
The recreation centres in the City of Burnaby have organized a wide variety of activities.  From swims, to cupcake parties, from skating to games, there are endless possibilities for family enjoyment. Get all the details here.

What: Family Day at the Carousel
When: 12-3
Where: Burnaby Village Museum
Their Family Day program will include: a children’s entertainer, a children’s art activity, some heritage games, and unlimited carousel rides! Get all the details here.


What: Family FUN Day
When: 10-1
Where: Poirier Community Centre
Entertainment, games and a variety of activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. Get ready to be active and have some fun! Please make sure you are pre-registered for this FREE event by calling 604 927-4386.


What: Crafts at the Arts Centres
When: 10-12
Where: Tsawwassen Arts Centre & Firehall Centre for the Arts
It’s time to get artsy with the whole family! Get all the details here.

What: Family Feud Swim
When: 1-3
Where: Ladner Leisure Centre, Sungod Recreation Centre & Winskill Aquatic and Leisure Centre (1:30-3:30 pm)
Gather your family for a fun afternoon of obstacles, challenges and trivia in the pool! Get all the details here.

Fraser Valley

What: Fraser Valley Family Day
When: 11-3
Where: Langley Events Centre
The event will feature tons of fun activities for kids and adults including live music by CANNERY ROW! Also, there will be appearances by pro athletes from the Vancouver Stealth and the BC Lions. The event will be an effort to raise funds for the Township of Langley Fire Department, the Life Ready Foundation and the Langley Animal Protection Society. Get all the details here.

What: Family Day at the Mission Leisure Centre
When: 8:30-4:30
Where: Mission Leisure Centre
Swimming, skating, face-painting, bouncy castle, giant games and more for the family to enjoy. Free admission. Get all the details here.

What: Canadian Museum of Flight
When: 10-4
Where: Canadian Museum of Flight, at the Langley Airport
Have your photo taken in a real Canadian Forces Snowbirds Tutor jet. Kids craft table, museum tours, hot apple cider and caramel popcorn for all our visitors. Admission by donation. Get all the details here.

What: Family Day Extravaganza
When: 1-4
Where: Langley Centennial Museum
Families can dress up for a free family portrait, get creative at our giant craft station, take part in our history scavenger hunt. Come enjoy an afternoon that will let families learn, laugh, create and play together. Get all the details here.

Maple Ridge

What: ALICE in Wonderland
When: 11-3
Where: the ACT Arts Centre
From free family activities to a special performance of ALICE, The ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge is pulling out all the stops to ensure a fun-filled 2016 Family Day. Get all the details and tickets here.

New Westminster

What: Family Day on Samson V
When: 11-3
Where: Samson V
Climb aboard Samson V and learn about the working Fraser River and life on a snagboat paddlewheeler dating to 1937. Learn to tie knots like a real sailor, watch how fishing nets are repaired, and try caulking a vessel to make it water tight with cotton and oakum. Explore the vessel with a scavenger hunt and make nautical crafts to take home. Get all the details  here.

What: Youth Centre Family Open House
When: 11-1
Where: New Westminster Youth Centre
Family drop-in at the Youth Centre with cookie decorating; Super Smash Bros Tournament, parent vs. kids jeopardy and open gym sports. Get all the details here.

North Vancouver

What: Old Fashioned Family Picnic
When: 12-2
Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre
Free Family Day fun for the whole family with an old fashioned family picnic. Get all the details here.

Port Coquitlam

What: Family Day Swim
When: 1-5
Where: Hyde Creek Recreation Centre
FREE Family Day Swim between 1-5pm. All members of the public will have full access to our leisure pool, main pool, hot tub, sauna/steam rooms and water slide during this four hour event. Get all the details here.

What: Family Day Skate
When: 1:30-4:30
Where: Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex
Everyone welcome public skate. Admissions and rentals are free! Get all the details here.

Port Moody

What: Family Day Skate
When: 12-4
Where: Petro Canada Ice Surface
An afternoon of family fun with ice skating, bouncy castle, balloon clown, face painting and more! Get all the details here.


What: The Cannery in Steveston
When: 10-5
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Free admission for kids 16 years old and under!  Come explore the Cannery and see the historic canning line in action during a machine demo. And don’t forget to pick up a Parks Canada “Xplorer” booklet full of activities to do inside the Cannery, and receive a prize when you’re done. Get all the details here.

What: Children’s Arts Festival
When: 10-5
Where: Richmond Cultural Centre
Now in its eight year, the Festival prides itself in highly affordable, highly interactive and high quality artistic activities for children 12 and under, all led by local professional artists. Get all the details here.


What: Family Day 2016
When: 10-12
Where: Fleetwood Community Centre
Family Photo Booth, Crafts, Games, including Floor Curling & Face Painting is a great way to get connected with your family and meet others in your community! Get all the details here.

What: Active Family Day
When: 10-3
Where: Surrey Sports and Leisure Complex
Free Active Family Fun Day at SSLC! Family Bollywood Aerobics (10:15am – 10:55am): This family friendly aerobics class will include engaging exercises, suitable for children ages 6 and up. Childminding will be available for younger siblings. Prizes will be drawn! Family Fun Swim (Noon – 3pm): Grab your bathing suit and towel for this Family Fun event! Can you make the biggest splash?! Prizes will be drawn. Get all the details here.


What: Family Day with the Vancouver Giants
When: 2pm
Where: Pacific Coliseum
The Giants will host the Edmonton Oil Kings in a critical match-up at 2:00pm, and fans are invited to stick around after the game for player autographs, interactive games and more, courtesy of our friends at TELUS! Get all the details here.

What: BC Family Day
When: 10-1
Where: Douglas Park Community Centre
Family playtime gym, interactive activities, arts and crafts, free Exercise Room admission, Xbox dance station! Get all the details here.

What: West End Family Day Extravaganza
When: 10-2
Where: West End Community Centre
Free Family Day event. We will have fun activities for the whole family! Get all the details here.

West Vancouver

What: Family Fun Day
When: 10-5
Where: West Vancouver Community Centre
Community Concert with Will Stroet 10:30–11:30am. Gymnastics drop in between 11:30-1:30 Free Swim 1-4pm Free Skate 3-5pm Craft and games in Atrium between 11-1pm. Get all the details here.

White Rock

What: Family Day Skate
When: 10:45-1
Where: Centennial Arena
Free family skate, including admission, skate rentals, and refreshments. Get all the details here.

Whatever you choose to do this Family Day we hope that it puts a smile on your face
and creates a beautiful memory that you can treasure for years to come!


For more information on Par-T-Perfect events please contact us:
604-475-PLAY (7529)

Stay tuned for more great memory-making ideas!