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MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010

Fathers Day 2010 Activities in British Columbia

Sunday, June 20th is Father's Day in Canada (celebrated on the third Sunday of June) which honours fathers and fatherhood. There are many activities going on this weekend in British Columbia such as train related events, barbeque's and brunches and festivals to attend! You can also take Dad on an adventure of your own to a local attraction, a park or a museum! Have a great Father's Day and celebrate the most important men in your life!

Father's Day is Sunday, June 20th, 2010 and there are plenty of events and activities to celebrate your Dads (or grandpas and uncles):I Love My Dad!

  • FATHERS DAY OPEN HOUSE AT HISTORIC STEWART FARM | June 20th | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | 13723 Crescent Road, Surrey (map) | By Donation | Bring Dad to see model trains at Historic Stewart Farm! Make a train theme craft and meet model railroad enthusiasts.
  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK | June 20th | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Boundary Bay Regional Park, Delta (map) | Adult: $5; Child: $2 | Enjoy the 10th annual Father's Day pancake breakfast served at Centennial Beach with music and the opening of the playground for children of all abilities.
  • GRANVILLE ISLAND BREWERY TOUR | Year Round | 12:00pm; 2:00pm; 4:00pm | Granville Island Brewery, 1441 Cartwright Street, Vancouver (map) | $9.75 | Dad will love a tour of this fabulous Vancouver brewery - tour also includes tasting! (Reserve in advance at the retail store)
  • FATHERS DAY BRUNCH AT THE SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL | June 20th | 10:00am | Scandinavian Community Centre - 6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby (map) | $7.00 | Enjoy Father's Day brunch and entertainment in the Beer Garden afterwards (don't miss the Wife Carrying Contest!)There are lots of fun activities to do this weekend for Father's
Day in British Columbia!
  • CAR FREE FESTIVALS | June 20th | 10:00am - 8:00pm | Various locations in Vancouver (website) | Free | Enjoy Car-Free Festivals happening in the West End, on Main Street, around Kitsilano, and on Commercial Drive in Vancouver with entertainment, music and more!
  • FATHERS DAY AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM | June 19th - 20th | 9:30am - 5:00pm | 845 Avison Way, Vancouver - Stanley Park (map) | Free - $22 | Visit the Vancouver Aquarium for Fathers Day to learn about aquatic dads and enjoy a delicious BBQ! | Website
  • COMOX VALLEY SHELLFISH FESTIVAL | June 20th | 11:00am - 5:00pm | Comox Marina Park, Vancouver Island (map) | Cost Varies | Watch a shucking contest, enjoy music and taste shellfish dishes - Dad will love it!

You can also spend Fathers Day at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, do some freshwater fishing (June 18th to 20th is Family Fishing Weekend - no license required!), try crabbing, have a BBQ on a beach (such as Spanish Banks, Second Beach or Kitsilano Beach), check out some historic railway locales (Othello Tunnels, Myra Canyon, Spiral Tunnels or the West Coast Railway Heritage Park) or just spend the day with the family!

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