فهرست برنامه های ماهانه شهر

فهرست برنامه های تفریحی و سرگرم کننده برای کودکان، نوجوانان، جوانان و خانواده ها در ونکوور بزرگ

 برنامه های تفریحی و خانوادگی در ونکوور بزرگ در ماه مارچ و آپریل 2021                            

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

  • Spring Break– public school holidays (March 15 to 26).
    • See our article about Spring Breakfor a comprehensive list of kid-friendly activities taking place all across the Lower Mainland (with some of this year’s activities to be confirmed due to COVID-19).
  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • WildPlay Maple Ridge– the outdoor adventure place with ziplines and other ropes course elements is open daily for family-friendly fun during Spring Break.
  • Maan Farms Barnyard Adventures– the hobby farm and children’s play structures are open at Maan Farms in Abbotsford during spring Break.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Wednesday, March 2, 2021

  • Spring Break– public school holidays (March 15 to 26).
    • See our article about Spring Breakfor a comprehensive list of kid-friendly activities taking place all across the Lower Mainland (with some of this year’s activities to be confirmed due to COVID-19).
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Winnipeg Jets. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • WildPlay Maple Ridge– the outdoor adventure place with ziplines and other ropes course elements is open daily for family-friendly fun during Spring Break.
  • Maan Farms Barnyard Adventures– the hobby farm and children’s play structures are open at Maan Farms in Abbotsford during spring Break.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel.
  • Lower Mainland Parks– if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • If miserable weather, then a good day to seek refuge at one of Vancouver’s Best Places on a Rainy Day.

SAVE WITH VANCOUVER MYSTERIES!

Looking for something fun to do outdoors with your friends or family? Vancouver Mysteries offers four different adventure games that you can play in downtown Vancouver. Up until the end of April, if you book three or more players in the same game and use the promo code BESTPLACES2021 you can SAVE 10%!

Thursday, March 25, 2021

  • Spring Break– public school holidays (March 15 to 26).
    • See our article about Spring Breakfor a comprehensive list of kid-friendly activities taking place all across the Lower Mainland (with some of this year’s activities to be confirmed due to COVID-19).
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • WildPlay Maple Ridge– the outdoor adventure place with ziplines and other ropes course elements is open daily for family-friendly fun during Spring Break.
  • Maan Farms Barnyard Adventures– the hobby farm and children’s play structures are open at Maan Farms in Abbotsford during spring Break.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Lower Mainland Parks– if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Metro Vancouver Restaurants– if not such good weather, then perhaps a good day to eat indoors (with members of your own household), or take in a movieor a show (if they are allowed to be operate), or just stay home and do some Indoor Activities.

Friday, March 26, 2021

  • Spring Break– public school holidays (March 15 to 26).
    • See our article about Spring Breakfor a comprehensive list of kid-friendly activities taking place all across the Lower Mainland (with some of this year’s activities to be confirmed due to COVID-19).
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • Maan Farms Barnyard Adventures– the hobby farm and children’s play structures are open at Maan Farms in Abbotsford during spring Break.
  • WildPlay Maple Ridge– the outdoor adventure place with ziplines and other ropes course elements is open daily for family-friendly fun during Spring Break.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Lower Mainland Parks– if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • If miserable weather, then a good day to seek refuge at one of Vancouver’s Best Places on a Rainy Day.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

  • Earth Hour– people and businesses across the Lower Mainland (and the world) are encouraged to turn off their lights at 8:30 pm to show support for the planet and its environment.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • Maan Farms Barnyard Adventures– the hobby farm and children’s play structures are open at Maan Farms in Abbotsford during spring Break.
  • Riley Park Farmers Market– at Vancouver’s Nat Bailey Stadium at 4601 Ontario Street from 10 am until 2 pm.
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • WildPlay Maple Ridge– the outdoor adventure place with ziplines and other ropes course elements is open daily for family-friendly fun during Spring Break.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel.
  • Lower Mainland Parks– if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Metro Vancouver Restaurants– if not such good weather, then perhaps a good day to eat indoors (with members of your own household), or take in a movieor a show (if they are allowed to be operate), or just stay home and do some Indoor Activities.

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Week of March 29th to 31st

March 23-28 | March 29-31

Monday, March 29, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10%on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– just remember to enjoy the snow sports in your own region and avoid non-essential travel. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Lower Mainland Parks– if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Metro Vancouver Restaurants– if not such good weather, then perhaps a good day to eat indoors (with members of your own household), or take in a movieor a show (if they are allowed to be operate), or just stay home and do some Indoor Activities.

To return to the top of the page, click March Calendar.

To see what’s happening next month, click April Calendar of Events.

Other March 2021 Events

Below is a list of events and activities that may or may not also happen in March 2021.

  • Vancouver Giants Hockey– vs. various teams at the Langley Events Centre. (To be confirmed, but likely not happening, at least not live and in Vancouver.)
  • Vancouver Whitecaps– soccer games at BC Place Stadium on various dates. (To be confirmed, but likely not happening, at least not live and in Vancouver.)
  • Brewski Fest– beer samples in the afternoon on the Crazy Raven Patio at Cypress Mountain. Free for adults ages 19+ with a valid lift ticket or season’s pass. (To be confirmed.)
  • Vancouver South African Film Festival– a 3-day film festival celebrating South African cinema. (TBD)
  • Vancouver International Dance Festival– a series of special dance productions at various venues around town. (Normally in March, but happening online between March and June in 2021.)
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Taking place as a virtual event in April rather than March in 2021.)

Top Vancouver March Activities

Here are some of the best things to do in the month of March:

  1. Celebrate the spring weather by going for a walk or jog around the seawall at Stanley Parkor anywhere around False Creek.
  2. Dust off the golf clubs or tennis rackets any day it’s not raining (or just do anything outside if it’s nice out and you get the chance).
  3. Paint your face, drink green beverages and enjoy St. Patrick’s Day at one of Vancouver’s Best Places to Eat and Drink(although maybe leave the face paint and green beer at home if you head out to one of the city’s finer establishments). Also, be sure to check out all of Vancouver’s great  Patrick’s Activitiesat various locations around town.
  4. Check out Vancouver’s Top Free Things to do at Spring Breakfor a list of the best things to do with children for free during the school holidays.
  5. Enjoy the cherry blossoms around town. The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festivaldoesn’t officially start until April most years, but there will likely be blossoms all over the region well before that.
  6. Look out for migrating birds returning to the area after their winter holidays down south. Good places to find them include the Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuaryin Delta and Boundary Bay Regional Parknear Tsawwassen.
  7. Enjoy some spring skiing up at the local ski hills, weather and snow conditions permitting.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021

  • Good Friday(Statutory Holiday)
    • Click Easter Long Weekendfor a comprehensive list of Easter-related things to do (many of which might not be happening this year due to the novel coronavirus.)
  • Easter Animal Safari at Maan Farms– a drive-thru Easter event at the family-friendly attraction in Abbotsford.
  • Peteys Easter Eggstravaganza– family-friendly Easter activities where you can explore Chilliwack’s Fantasy Farms from the comfort and safety of your car.
  • Bill Reid Gallery– free admission at the Indigenous art gallery from 2 until 5 pm (because it’s the first Friday of the month, but to be confirmed as it is also a statutory holiday).
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing on all five of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

  • Easter Sunday– various Easter Long Weekendactivities around the Lower Mainland (but to be confirmed because of COVID-19).
    • Click Vancouver Easter Brunchesfor a list of places offering fancy buffet brunches (although it is unclear how many if any will be happening this year because of COVID-19).
  • Easter Animal Safari at Maan Farms– a drive-thru Easter event at the family-friendly attraction in Abbotsford.
  • Peteys Easter Eggstravaganza– family-friendly Easter activities where you can explore Chilliwack’s Fantasy Farms from the comfort and safety of your car.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing on all five of the region’s mountains.
  • Hastings Park Farmers Market– from 10 am to 2 pm at Hastings Skatepark by the PNE.
  • Port Moody Winter Farmers Market–from 10 am until 2 pm at Port Moody’s rec centre at 300 Ioco Road.

Week of April 5th to 11th

April 1-4 | April 5-11 | April 12-18 | April 19-25 | April 26-30

Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Easter Monday– various Easter Long Weekendactivities around the Lower Mainland.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • FlyOver Canada– a film at the multi-dimensional theatre at Canada Place. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre. (Likely SOLD OUT.)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • If good weather, then check out the cherry blossoms at Vancouver’s various best parks and places in nature(so long as you can stay far enough away from other people).

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

VANCOUVER MYSTERIES IS OPERATING!

Looking for something fun to do with your roommates or family from within your household? Vancouver Mysteries offers four different adventure games that you can play outdoors in downtown Vancouver. Up until the end of April, if you book three or more players in the same game and use the promo code BESTPLACES2021 you can save 10%!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)

Saturday, April 10, 2021

  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Saturday Markets
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Markets
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Week of April 12th to 18th

April 1-4 | April 5-11 | April 12-18 | April 19-25 | April 26-30

Monday, April 12, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

STAY SAFE & BE RESPONSIBLE!

Whatever you do, don’t forget to wear a mask in indoor public places, stay 6 feet away from other people, and hang out just with folk from within your household/bubble. Also, avoid non-essential travel, stay home if you aren’t feeling well, and support small local businesses as much as you can!

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021

  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields is open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Saturday, April 17, 2021

  • Vancouver Sun Run– a major running race involving as many as 50,000 participants (and taking place this year as a virtual event between April 18 and 30).
  • Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade– an East Indian festival and procession of people beginning at the Ross Street Temple and making its way around South Vancouver. (To be confirmed, but likely not happening.)
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Party for the Planet– Earth Day celebrations in Surrey that include free concerts and other live entertainment. (To be confirmed.)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains.
  • Saturday Markets
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Toronto Maple at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)

Sunday, April 18, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Sunday Markets

Week of April 19th to 25th

April 1-4 | April 5-11 | April 12-18 | April 19-25 | April 26-30

Monday, April 19, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Toronto Maple at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

  • 420 Vancouver– an annual protest and celebratory gathering of people who like to smoke marijuana. It attracts thousands and is either an event you’ll want to stay away from or go see out of curiosity and the interesting smells. The event usually happens at Sunset Beach Park at 1204 Beach Avenue. (To be confirmed, but likely not happening in its usual format.)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle– drumming takes place at Stanley Park’s Third Beach from early evening until sunset (but only if sunny weather). Free! (TBC)
  • Cheap Movie Night– at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Earth Day– celebrations normally take place throughout Metro Vancouver (although this year most if not all will likely be either cancelled or moved online due to COVID-19).
  • New Westminster Farmers Market– at Tipperary Park in New Westminster.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Ottawa Senators at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Friday, April 23, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (F
  • or ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Saturday, April 24, 2021

  • Surrey Vaisakhi Parade–Punjabi New Year celebrations beginning by the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple at 12885-85th Avenue in Surrey. As many as 300,000 people attend! (CANCELLED)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Saturday Markets
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey– the team plays against the Ottawa Senators at Rogers Arena. (Fans can’t attend in person, but they can watch the game on TV and at sports bars around the Lower Mainland.)

Sunday, April 25, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • VanDusen Plant Sale– a giant plant sale and FREE admission to the VanDusen Botanical Garden. (TBC)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Sunday Markets

Week of April 26th to 30th

April 1-4 | April 5-11 | April 12-18 | April 19-25 | April 26-30

Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission is by donation from 5 to 8 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Brahm’s Tam Drum Circle– drumming takes place at Stanley Park’s Third Beach from early evening until sunset (but only if sunny weather). Free! (TBC)
  • Cheap Movie Night– at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland. (TBC)
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)

Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • New Westminster Farmers Market– at Tipperary Park in New Westminster.
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Festival du Bois– BC’s largest francophone festival held in Coquitlam at Mackin Park. The event features live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities. (Happening as an online event in 2021.)
  • Chilliwack Tulip Festival– Western Canada’s largest tulip festival featuring close to 20 acres of flowers in Chilliwack. (TBC)
  • Imagine Van Gogh– an immersive touring art exhibition at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games– play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver with members of your household. You can solve a crime, undertake a secret mission or be superheroes and save the city. Use promo code BESTPLACES2021 and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Darts Hill Garden Park– a semi-private garden park that’s open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at 1633-170th Street in Surrey. Tickets must be purchased in advance and cost $5 for adults but are free for children under age 12.
  • Abbotsford Tulip Festival– 10 acres of tulip fields open to the public in Abbotsford at 36737 North Parallel Road. (CANCELLED)
  • Lower Mainland Ski Hills– there is spring skiing at some of the region’s mountains. (For ski conditions and to see how the mountains compare click Vancouver Ski Hills & Snow Conditions.)

Other Events in April 2021

The following events may or may not also take place in April 2021 (with details to be confirmed).

Festivals and Events

  • Art World Expo– a large art event at the Pipe Shop in North Vancouver (or other Lower Mainland venue). (TBC)
  • BC Home and Garden Show– a trade show featuring 400+ exhibitors at BC Place Stadium. (The event normally happens in February, but was scheduled to take place in April in 2021. However, the 2021 event has since been cancelled due to COVID-19.)
  • Vaisakhi Carnival– amusement rides and a midway outside the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple in Surrey (CANCELLED).
  • Port Moody Food Truck Festival– at Inlet Park at 3000 Murray Street in Port Moody. The event features close to 30 food truck and artisan vendors. There is also live music and admission is free.
  • Classic & Custom Car Show– BC’s longest running indoor car show celebrates its 24th year at Tradex in Abbotsford.
  • Harrison Uncorked– a wine festival at Harrison Hot Springs.
  • Rockstar Puddle Party– a costume contest, BBQ, beer garden and skiing into water at Mt. Seymour on a weekend.
  • BC Distilled– an artisan distillery festival spirits-tasting event at the Croatian Cultural Centre.
  • Make It Vancouver– a giant craft market at the PNE Forum at 2901 East Hastings Street. (Postponed indefinitely.)
  • Vancouver Opera Festival– multiple days of opera productions.
  • BC Rock & Gem Show– presented by the BC Lapidary Society and featuring over 40 rock and crystal artists and vendors at the Abbotsford Ag-Rec Building at 32470 Haida Drive in Abbotsford.