The PAW Patrol pups are coming to Expo 2020! Chase, Skye and Marshall will be on-site doing family Meet & Greets presented by our long-term Expo Silver Partner PDG Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics! PDG provides specialist dental services for infants, children & adolescents, and orthodontic treatment for children, teens and adults at their offices across Metro Vancouver. Only 200 family Meet & Greet opportunities will be available as a FREE add-on to your ticket purchase when they go on sale January 6th, 2020. These FREE family Meet & Greet add-ons are first-come, first-served, so make sure you don’t miss out when ticket sales open. Our Healthy Family Living e-newsletter subscribers will get a reminder of tickets going on sale, so subscribe online if you haven’t already!
All families at Expo 2020 will be thrilled to enjoy storytimes with PAW Patrol pups! Thanks to our long-term Expo Silver Partner PDG Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, all kids at the Expo can see Chase, Skye and Marshall doing storytimes on the Expo stage throughout the day! Which pup will be appearing for a particular storytime is TBC.
Whole Foods Market is one of the healthiest grocery stores 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 60 exhibitors offering sampling & show shopping specials for hundreds of healthy food, beverages & body care products for the whole family.
Complete list of exhibitors in this area at the Expo coming soon!
This year’s London Drugs Health Zone features many high quality brands committed to the well-being of busy Metro Vancouver families and the planet. Stop by this London Drugs area at the Expo to see what’s new! We love their What’s The Green Deal recycling program, photofinishing products, and LD Extras consumer loyalty rewards program.
Complete list of exhibitors in this are at the Expo coming soon!
This year’s Active Kid Zone will be bigger & better than ever with over 35,000 square feet of active family fun! Stay and play for hours with Climb Base5 rock wall, Springfree trampolines, Sportball play area, 6Pack Indoor Beach toddler sandbox & Hoverball Safe Archery, the Ocean Wise AquaVan, Science World explorations, bouncy castles, Face Painting Area, large & small bouncers, meeting & feeding the bunnies with Rabbitats Rescue Society, and so much more, all included with the price of admission. Our Active Kid Zone page has more info!
Don’t miss this year’s jam-packed stage line-up with returning favourites & new exciting shows. For the first time, enjoy PAW Patrol storytimes with Chase, Marshall & Skye! And the Gumboot Kids Live Show returns featuring Jessie Farrell, Scout & Daisy, with special guest appearance by Daniel Tiger from CBC Kids. Get your body moving with DANCEPL3Y, and get ready to be wowed by Live Dino Shows presented by 6Pack Indoor Beach, Taekwondo demos by Third Eye Martial Arts, an Ava Music & Art Centre performance, and an interactive workshop about selfies, social media & technology by the producers of selfless!
This year’s Baby Feeding & Changing Lounge will feature comfortable seating, a water station, change tables, and complimentary diapers and wipes!
This year’s Sensory-Friendly Space at the Expo, presented by Canucks Autism Network, is a calm zone where individuals or families can enjoy a space to relax. The space features a private, relaxing environment, noise cancelling headphones, books and games, and sensory toys.
Face painting is always SO popular at the Expo that we offer a dedicated face painting area with talented artists from A-Star Art Parlour! FREE with admission!
Take a load off at one of the Expo’s Family Rest Stops to relax as a family with picnic tables, colouring sheets & crayons for the kids!
The Ocean Wise AquaVan brings an incredible learning experience with live marine creatures & unique items to events like the Healthy Family Expo. AquaVan programs are designed to inspire the stewardship of all aquatic habitats & encourage the discovery of connections between animals, environments and ourselves. Children at this year’s Healthy Family 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 AquaVan.
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 won’t want to miss KEVA plank building, the Van De Graaf static generator, infrared camera and energy sticks with Science World in this year’s Active Kid Zone!
The Vancouver Aquarium 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 and be entered to win a family visit to the Vancouver Aquarium and a professional photo shoot at the Vancouver Aquarium with image featured on the cover of a 2020 issue of WestCoast Families Magazine!
Thanks to our friends at Maplelea, all children up to age 16 get complimentary admission to Healthy Family Expo 2019! Maplelea is distinctly Canadian, featuring premium 18 inch dolls with story journals, outfits and accessories that celebrate our country’s spirit and identity! Based on the knowledge that toys and books can be powerful educational tools, Maplelea was developed with a primary objective to enlighten and entertain children. Their mission is to make a difference in the lives of Canadian children by providing age-appropriate dolls and activity products that promote creative play and healthy, active lifestyles, while fostering a love and interest in Canadian culture, heritage and geography.