Whether you're a long time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!
1. Visit Richmond Night Market
When: May 15 to October 12
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near the River Rock Casino)
Description: Enjoy some great food and family fun! This is the biggest night market in North America with over 100 vendors and over 500 food items from all over the world - the ultimate international experience! The Richmond Night Market transforms into the Magical Dino Park and hosts nightly entertainment with performances including singing, dancing and martial arts displays. Children under 10 years are granted free admission!
Photo Credit: Bored in Vancouver Blog
2. Take a Leap with the Monkido Aerial Adventure
When: Plan Your Visit!
Where: 23485 Fern CrescentMaple Ridge, BC V4R 2S6
Description: When life feels a little boring, why not step out of your comfort zone and experience an aerial adventure? At the Maple Ridge course, there are10 ziplines, 62 aerial games and a 40ft jump. Afraid of heights? No problem! The adventure course games make sure this activity is fun for all.
Photo Credit: WildPlay Element Parks
3. Try Kayaking or Paddleboarding
When: Half day, Full Day or Multi Day Options Available
Where: Granville Island: 1668 Duranleau St, Vancouver, Canada
Jericho Beach: 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, Canada
Description: Offering rentals, lessons and tours- the possibilities are endless with Ecomarine. Keep it simple with a daily kayak tour or plan a romantic sunset or full moon kayaking tour. You can do private or group: the choice is yours!
Photo Credit: Keith Nicol Adventures - blogger
4. Learn & Experiment with Pottery!
When: Check out the schedule
Where: 620 Millbank Road, Vancouver BC
Description: Enjoy the breathtaking view of False Creek while creating your masterpiece. Claytek offers unlimited drop in time! Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll find something to fit your skill level here. Create your very own bowl, vase, cup, or teapot that you can now keep forever (or gift to a loved one)! The memory will last forever.
4. Check out the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame
When: 10 AM to 5 PM Daily
Where: Gate A of BC Place Stadium at Robson and Beatty Street Levels
Description: Learn about B.C.’s sporting history then hit the Participation Gallery’s race car simulator, arm wrestling machine, climbing wall, and more. Fun for everyone!