Looking for low-cost or free Spring Break events in Metro Vancouver?
Below you’ll find lots of affordable Spring Break events & attractions across Metro Vancouver listed by city so you will know what to travel for and what is close to home.
We’ve got you covered for Aldergrove, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Fort Langley, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Squamish, Surrey, Vancouver, and West Vancouver. We wish you and your families an amazing Spring Break together!
When & Where: March 29th at 10:00 a.m. -1:30pm, Aldergrove Regional Park, Blacktail Picnic Shelter by main park entrance on 8th Ave
Details: Come in costume if you like and bring food to roast over the campfire! Enjoy a 1-hour nature quest where you can learn how trees talk to each other through their roots, while watching for forest sprites and rock trolls.
Bunny Hop Toonie Skate
When & Where: March 24 from 12:30 – 3:00 pm, Bill Copeland Sports Centre
Details: Crafts, face painting, games, ice skating. $2.00 per person, skates and helmet included. All ages.
Spring Break Days At Burnaby Village Museum
When & Where: March 19-29, 11:00 am – 430 pm
Details: Explore Burnaby Village Museum on Spring Break. Free Gate Admission. Optional carousel rides are $2.65.
Spring Fling and St. Paddy’s Day Swim
When & Where: March 17 from 1-3pm, 1210 Pinetree Way
Details: Have fun and play games in the pool! Regular drop in rates apply.
When & Where: March 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 1:00-3:00pm, Sungod/LD Leisure/Winskill Recreation Centres
Details: Regular admission rates apply. Join in for games and inflatable fun!
Spring Break at Fort Langley
When & Where: March 17-April 2, Fort Langley, 23433 Mavis Ave
Details: Regular admission rates apply. Spring Break programming is focussed on the Fraser River, the Sto:lo people and their fishing tools and techniques. There is a salmon run activity and on the weekends there are walking tours of the town of Fort Langley.
Team T & J at Langley Libraries
When & Where: Various dates and times, check FVRL website for details
Details: Music and movement for kids of all ages with children’s entertainers Team T & J
Spring Treasure Hunt, Downtown Maple Ridge
When & Where: March 9-25, Downtown Maple Ridge
Details: Pick up a free passport from around town or download one from the website, visit 30 participating businesses and hunt for eggs. Enter a draw to win a grand prize by visiting at least 25 participating businesses.
Spring Break Movie Matinee
When & Where: March 15 & 22, 1:30 pm, New Westminster Public Library
Details: March 15 watch Surf’s Up 2: Wave Mania (Good for all ages) and March 22 watch Middle School: The worst years of my life (Grade 5 and older). Free.
Heroes & Villains Swim
When & Where: March 20, 1:00-400pm, Canada Games Pool
Details: Come to the Super hero and villains themed pool party, play games, enjoy cotton candy and juice, face painting, a dunk tank and all sorts of fun, all for regular admission.
When & Where: March 22, 1:00-400pm, Canada Games Pool
Details: Attend a Disney themed pool party, play games, enjoy cotton candy and juice boxes, face painting, a dunk tank, a photo booth, a drawing station and all sorts of fun, all for regular admission.
Spring Break at Lonsdale Quay
When & Where: March 19-23, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2nd floor Retail Level
Details: Enjoy fun and interactive kid’s crafts, supplies provided.
Wildlife Week at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
When & Where: March 17-29, Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Road Details: Suggested donation $2 per person or $5 per family, enjoy a wide variety of special events at various dates and times, see website for full details. Learn about bees, bears, coyotes, birds, beavers, snakes and so much more!
Spring Break Performer – The Well Worn Trail
When & Where: March 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Terry Fox Library, 2470 Mary Hill Road
Details: Enjoy songs, stories and puppets while you learn about Canadian wildlife. This free drop in is for kids of all ages.
Spring Break at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park
When & Where: March 15- April 2, 39645 Government Road
Details: Learn about trains for less this Spring Break. One child is free per paying adult.
When & Where: March 21, 201-2, Surrey Nature Centre, 14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey
Details: This free event boasts face painting, guided walks, nature stories, and eco crafts in honour of the first day of Spring!
Spring Break Drop In at Historic Stewart Farm
When & Where: March 27-29, 12:00-3:00pm, Historic Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Rd
Details: Learn about how people in Surrey in the 1900s, from spring cleaning to cooking, to old school fun. Bring a snack and boots!
When & Where: March 6, 13, 20, 27, 4:30-6pm, Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings
Details: Take the Urban Grind Challenge, climb 633 steps up the stairwell of the Vancouver Lookout. $5 (climbers receive $5 Harbour Centre Food Court voucher.) Step up for Spring Break fitness with the whole family.
Healthy Family Expo
When & Where: March 18, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre (East)
Details: It’s a fun-filled day for the whole family with 200+ exhibitor booths, tons of healthy food & drink sampling, shopping specials, a 35,000 square foot Active Kid Zone with rock climbing wall, Fun GymBus, Sportball & Pedalheads play areas, Springfree Trampolines, two bouncy castles, TumbleTown toddler play area, and a jam-packed stage with Bobs & LoLo concert, Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan, and CBC Kids characters (Daniel Tiger, Super Why!, Scout & Daisy) on stage for two Jessie Farrell concerts at 12:30 and 2:30 pm.
Kids under 17 get in free (all kids activities are included inside, no extra fees), and adult Early Bird tickets are $15 each until March 15th at www.healthyfamilyexpo.com/tickets.
Spring Break at the West Vancouver Memorial Library
When & Where: various dates and times, see website for full details. West Vancouver Library
Details: Enjoy an assortment of drop in programs from STEM to puppetry at the local library.
If you know of any other affordible Spring Break events across the Lower Mainland, please leave details in the comments below!