6 Ways To Spend Your Spring Break In BC

Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, or activities to check out in your own backyard, we’ve got some ways to spend your days over Spring Break. Check out our list, and come back for more ideas as we build this list on the lead-up to the spring season.

Immerse Yourself In Nature At Manning Park

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This is a four-season, activity-packed destination that can be found less than three hours by car from Vancouver, with easy access to the area’s most breathtakingly beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers, and forests. It’s an amazing opportunity to reconnect with nature for your family. For Spring Break, enjoy winter activities like alpine and nordic skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, skating, and more. When the weather warms up, check out the camping, hiking, fishing, boating and swimming in the area. Accommodations include cabins, a lodge, and camping. Plan your getaway

Dance It Out At The Mini Pop Kids 2020 Bright Lights Tour

This is a fun concert fit for kids, tweens, and teens – and parents too! The Mini Pop Kids are back and shining bright with their brand-new Bright Lights Concert Tour featuring the year’s biggest hits! This jam-packed concert features songs by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, The Jonas Brothers, and Taylor Swift alongside throwback favourites that EVERYONE will love. Tour stops in Nanaimo (March 17), Victoria (March 19), Abbotsford (March 21), and North Vancouver (March 22).  Enter to win tickets, or buy your tickets online here.

Enjoy Visual Art With A Visit To The Royal BC Museum

From February 14 – March 29, visit the amazing 55th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, with a global selection of outstanding nature photography. This is a family favourite where each photo is visually stunning and thought-provoking, and evokes a wide range of emotions.  Photos include a backlit display with a caption exploring the image’s compelling story, making it an experience for all ages. Learn More

Get Your Feet Wet At Watermania

Visit Richmond’s Aquatainment Centre for a complete aquatic and fitness experience all under one roof, with a 57m competition pool, wave pool with interactive water play features, two exciting waterslides, steam room and sauna, two large whirlpools, fitness rooms, and more. The facility provides both universal and disabled change rooms and is fully wheelchair accessible. Learn More

Explore History At The Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Explore Canada’s West Coast fishing history with free admission for youth at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Richmond. Built in 1894 in the historic village of Steveston, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery was once the largest building of its kind and the leading producer of canned salmon in British Columbia. Open 10am-5pm, your family can experience the stories of this place and its people through interactive exhibits, films, and guided tours on our valuable fishing industry. Learn More

Learn And Engage At The Legislative Assembly of BC In Victoria

The Spring Break Program at the Legislative Assembly of BC in Victoria runs March 16-20, and 23-27, from 10am-11:30am daily at the Parliament Buildings. Join for a free, interactive program designed for families with children aged 5-12 years.  Explore the Parliament Buildings with a guided tour and scavenger hunt, make a craft, learn about the history of BC, and dress up to debate your own legislation. Entertaining and educational! Register Here

For more ideas, check out our January/February issue! Pick up a copy at a location near you, or read the full issue online here

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