Children’s Events

Welcome to the Port of Vancouver Family Zone!

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Port of Vancouver Harbour Patrol Vessel
Visit the Port of Vancouver Harbour Patrol Vessel at Rocky Point Dock on July 2 and 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn about safe boating. Here at Canada’s busiest port, there are marine traffic rules to follow and hazards to watch out for. Know the rules of the road for Canada’s waterway to keep yourself and others safe.

Port of Vancouver Booth
Come learn about Canada’s largest port by playing interactive games, kids activities and more. Take a photo in the #MyPortCity selfie booth with Salty the Seagull Mascot.

BC Event Makers
Have the time of your life with The Excalibur 5 in 1 Combo Bouncy Castle!

Cone Zone
Beep Beep! Cone Zone is a fun interactive activity aimed at educating youth on Road Safety, with the use of Segways and Tricycles. Maneuver through a course with obstacles and road signs.

Doug’s Boat Building
Keep the fun afloat at the Boat Building Tent. Wood materials and tools are provided, but be sure to bring your own creativity. Parental supervision is required.

Fun Swing Carnival Ride
Go for a spin on this classic favourite, which is sure to delight those of all ages!

It’s My Party Shop
Come try out our Kiddie High Striker, Adult High Striker, and the Dunk Tank! We’ve already got mayor Mike Clay signed-up to get dunked!

Nothin’ Dragon Boat
Nothin’ Dragon Boat Masters are a seniors dragon boat team that has paddled the waters off Rocky Point for over 17 years. Their mandate is to help keep seniors active and engaged in the community. They also sponsor two school teams from the Coquitlam School District.  They are offering free rides to families and individuals with the opportunity to go on the water to experience the beauty of the water most people just get to look at. To participate just go to the gazebo at the pier and sign up for an outing.

July 1st, 2016: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Oceanwatch Boat Tours by Indian Arm Recreation
Tours depart approximately every half hour.

July 1st, 2016: 12:15pm – 6:30pm
July 2nd, 2016: 1:30pm – 7:00 pm
July 3rd, 2016: 2:15pm – 5:30pm

For a great day on the water and an unforgettable experience, be sure to check out this tour, departing from the dock at the pier! Oceanwatch Boat Tours offer the opportunity to view seals, eagles and other types of marine life, in addition to seeing waterfalls and historic landmarks. You don’t want to miss this tour!

Stellar Play Bubble Soccer
Dive, bump and roll around with no worries! Suitable for children and adults. Adrenaline junkies are strapped into bubble balls and have free reign to play games such as Bubble Soccer, Red Rover, Bumper Bulldog, General Tao, Bubble Bash, or King of the Ring. Get out of your comfort zone and try something new!

Springfree Trampoline
Springfree trampoline, with its unique technology, has created the world’s safest trampoline! Curious how it works – come visit them for a free jump!

Vancouver Tumblebus
The Vancouver Tumblebus is an old school bus that has been transformed into a gym on wheels. It is a gym on wheels filled with fun equipment such as a zipline, monkey bars, balance beam, trampoline, rings, rockwall, slide, swing and much more; thereby bringing the best possible physical education to our festival.

Yukon Dan
Come pan for gold with Yukon Dan, a professional and world ranking gold panner.  Dan will teach children and adults alike the finer points of panning for gold and can also share a wealth of information about the Canadian Gold Rushes.  Be sure to check this interactive exhibit out!”