In addition to Toyota Canada‘s line-up of family-friendly hybrid vehicles that will be on display at the Expo this year, our new Outdoor Living Zone presented by Toyota Canada includes:

 

Did you know that the world’s most epic outdoor adventures – from sea to sky – are all within 10 minutes of one another in Squamish, BC? Named by The New York Times as one of the top 52 Places to Go, Squamish is recognized internationally as a mecca for windsurfing, rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking. Not to mention the perfect place for a local family getaway nestled between Vancouver and Whistler along the Sea to Sky corridor. This year’s #ExploreSquamish Zone at the Expo presented by Tourism Squamish will be jam-packed with fun & interactive booths for families including the Sea to Sky Gondola, West Coast Railway Heritage Park (home of the Polar Express and A Day Out With Thomas The Train) and the lovely family retreat, Executive Suites Hotel & Resort, featuring an indoor/outdoor pool that kids go crazy for!

 

Whole Foods Market is the healthiest grocery store around, seeking out the finest natural and organic foods available, while maintaining the strictest quality standards in the industry. This year’s Whole Foods Market Zone at the Expo features over 75 exhibitors offering sampling & show shopping specials for hundreds of healthy food, beverages & body care products for the whole family.

Click HERE to see a complete list of exhibitors in this area at the Expo.

 

This year’s London Drugs Health Zone features many high quality brands committed to the health & well-being of busy Metro Vancouver families and the planet. Stop by this area at the Expo to sample fair trade coffee and delicious healthy food, and learn about their What’s The Green Deal recycling program, photofinishing products, and new LD Extras consumer loyalty rewards program.

Click HERE to see a complete list of exhibitors in this area at the Expo.

 

In a world of health conscious parents and confusing ingredient labels, Love Child Organics was created by local parents on the promise of delivering truly healthy, organic baby and children’s food products. Take a load off at the Love Child Organics Family Rest Stop at the Expo to relax as a family with picnic tables, colouring sheets & crayons for the kids, delicious & nutritious superfood bars to snack on, and a friendly mascot to snap your photo with!

 

Seventh Generation Free & Clear Baby Diapers are hypoallergenic, free from fragrance & chlorine processing, with premium absorbency, an unbleached core & a snug, comfortable fit. The Expo’s Baby Feeding & Changing Lounge will offer families a comfortable & private place to feed & change babies, and will be stocked with Seventh Generation Free & Clear diapers & wipes, and Happy Water WaterBoxes to keep parents hydrated. And stop by Seventh Generation booth #309 in the London Drugs Health Zone for samples & coupons!

 

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and WestCoast Families Magazine are teaming up to bring you a cover contest for local, active families! Have your family photo taken at their Expo booth & be entered to win a family visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in North Vancouver for a professional photo shoot and image featured on the cover of a 2017 issue of WestCoast Families Magazine!

 

West Coast Kids is a one-stop-shop for moms, moms-to-be & dads too! They specialize in quality hand-picked healthy products including modern furniture, stylish clothing & innovative baby gear as well as the essentials for feeding time, bath time & play time. West Coast Kids is pleased to present this year’s Healthy Baby Zone at the Expo where families can connect with exhibitors offering amazing products and services for new families like Thule, Medela, KOOSHOO, Baby Munchiez, Mia’s Moccs, My Whole Earth Academy, Bois Bites, HelloFresh, Sleepdreams and more.

 

The Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan, presented by BC Hydro and BG Canada, brings an incredible learning experience with live marine creatures and unique items to events like the Healthy Family Expo. AquaVan programs are designed to inspire the stewardship of all aquatic habitats and encourage the discovery of connections between animals, environments and ourselves. Children at the Expo will learn about conserving our fragile marine ecosystems, and ensuring our oceans are healthy and abundant for years to come. Click HERE to watch a video about the Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan.

 

Green Living is an important pillar for the Healthy Family Expo team. New this year is our Green Living Zone at the show featuring an array of environmentally conscious products, services & ideas for busy Metro Vancouver Families. Check out interactive displays with Greener Print Solutions, BC Hydro, the Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan, Caboo Paper Products, Lunapads, Little Threads Boutique, Sola Skincare, Encorp Return-In, TayLin Threads, & Driline Baby.

 

Stop by the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park booth at the Expo to get an up close experience with Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey! Kids will get to meet Lucy the Great Horned Owl and Chico the Barred Owl, and the engaging and friendly bird handlers will be answering all of your family’s bird related questions!

 

The On The Road program is run by Science World’s fantastic touring science team. It uses fun, inquiry-based demonstrations to engage British Columbians in science, to spark curiosity and stimulate learning. At this year’s Expo, kids can flex their science muscle at the Science World on the Road booth!


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