Kids in Vancouver: 5 Places To Play On A Rainy Day

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Bloedel Conservatory | Image: Inside Vancouver Flickr

Vancouver is famous for its weather, which can quickly shift from sunny to soggy on any day of the year. Luckily, the bustling west coast city boasts an array of indoor activities that are perfect for keeping kids active and engaged on rainy days.

These 5 places to play will not only keep your kids busy during the wet months of Spring, but each destination offers amusement for all ages, so parents can enjoy a little fun too!

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Kids in Vancouver: 5 Places To Play On A Rainy Day

Vancouver Halloween Fun For Kids – Halloween Events & Free Parties for the Younger Set

Trick or Treak in Yaletown. Photo: Yaletown BIA

Costumes, candy, Trick or Treat—Halloween is a big deal when you’re a kid, and there are lots of things to do in Vancouver to celebrate the holiday for kids 10 and under.

While a few of the Top 10 Vancouver Halloween Events & Attractions are appropriate for younger kids, many aren’t (they’re genuinely scary or better for teens than toddlers), and there are other, smaller events just for kids that I didn’t include in that Top 10 list. So here’s a round-up of all the Vancouver Halloween events for the younger set:

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Vancouver Halloween Fun For Kids – Halloween Events & Free Parties for the Younger Set

Vancouver Shopping for Kids, Part II: Granville Island’s Kids Market

Granville Island Kids Market's famous Jack and the Beanstalk entrance. Photo © Dana Lynch

What’s the only downside to a trip to the famous Granville Island Kids Market? Someone having a temper tantrum because they can’t buy everything there that they want—and that’s just the grown-ups.

 

Ranked as one of the best places to take kids in Vancouver, the Granville Island Kids Market is the must-visit for kids’ shopping: the Kids Market is home to 28 fun and fabulous shops of all types, from toys to elaborate costumes, baby clothes to kiddie sports gear.

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Vancouver Shopping for Kids, Part II: Granville Island’s Kids Market