Free Admission to Taste of Barbados in Surrey this Spring

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free festival is coming to Metro Vancouver this April.  The Barbados Cultural Association of BC will be bringing a Taste of Barbados to Surrey.

On Sunday, April 8 from 2 pm-8 pm, you can enjoy the free festival at the Bear Creek Pavilion in Surrey. Taste of Barbados will have Barbadian food, drinks, music, and culture.  This is a family friendly event, so there will also be kids activities.  While there, you can play dominoes, eat some tasty food, and dance to the music.  Food and drinks at the festival will be an additional cost.  

For more information, visit the Barbados Cultural Association of BC or the Taste of Barbados event page.

Where: 13750 88 Ave, Surrey, BC at Bear Creek Pavilion

Admission: Free

When: Sunday, April 8 from 2 pm-8 pm

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Bassjackers Performing Free on Saturday March 31, 2018 in Vancouver

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Easter long weekend is coming up quick.  To celebrate the long weekend, Solid Events are hosting a free show on the long weekend.

The free show will be performed by the Dutch mega duo, Bassjackers.  Bassjackers will perform at the Harbour Event Centre on Saturday, March 31 at 10 pm.  Limited tickets are completely free, but you must RSVP online beforehand.  You must be 19+ to attend the show and bring I.D. that matches your RSVP.  On another side note, RSVP’s can’t be transferred so make sure to get all of your friends to commit beforehand.

Bassjackers have chart-topping hits and collaborations with Martin Garrix, Afrojack, KSHMR, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, R3hab, and Showtek, as well as remixes for A-list artists including Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias, Moby, and Ne-Yo.  To listen to some of Bassjcakers music, visit the Bassjackers music page.  They’ve got some great music, so this is a must-see show.

For more information, visit the Solid Events website.

Where: 750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC at Harbour Event Centre

Admission: Free

When: Saturday, March 31 at 10 pm

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Free Snowshoe and Ski Trail Access for Kids at Whistler Olympic Park this Spring Break 2018

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Spring break in Vancouver is here for the kids.  Finding things to do with the kids around Metro Vancouver, can get expensive quick.  Thankfully, there are lots of free events and activities for kids this Spring break.

Whistler Olympic Park is offering free snowshoe and ski trail access for kids 12 & under.  The trail access is available for free on weekdays from Monday, March 19 until Friday, March 30.  Kids must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who have purchased a day pass or has a seasons pass for the park.  Rentals are not included in this deal, but you can rent equipment at the Whistler Olympic Park.  The deal is only available in person at the gate the day of and not online.

For more information, visit the Whistler Olympic Park Facebook page.  If you like this deal for Spring Break, there are other free deals for kids this Spring Break, including, Kids Ride Free on the Sea to Sky Gondola and Junior JUNOS.  Before you go though, please comment below and share your favourite free Spring Break event for the kids.

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Free Event: Junior JUNOS Presented With CBC Kids on March 24, 2018 in Vancouver

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Vancouver is hosting the JUNO Awards later this month, which is bringing lots of free music events around the city.  The JUNO Awards and CBC Kids is inviting families to attend the free Junior JUNOS at Let’s Hear it! Live – Vancouver.

The event takes place on Saturday, March 24 from 9 am-12:30 pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza.  There will be live performances by JUNO Award nominees for Children’s Album of the Year.  The performers at this event include Big Block Singsong, Bobs & LoLo, The Moblees and Splash’N Boots.  The Junior JUNOS will be hosted by CBC Kids friends Tony and Gary the Unicorn.

The event will also have crafts, interactive activities, and the opportunity to meet favourite CBC Kids friends PJ Masks for hugs and photos.

For complete details, visit the official website for the JUNO Awards or visit the Facebook event page for Let’s Hear it! Live – Vancouver or visit the Let’s Hear it! Live website.

Where: 750 Hornby St., Vancouver, BC at Vancouver Art Gallery – North Plaza

Admission: Free 

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9 am-12:30 pm

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Free Two-Day Outdoor Music Festival, “Let’s Hear it! Live” in Vancouver on March 23, 2018 & March 24, 2018

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The JUNO Awards is coming to Vancouver on Sunday, March 25, 2018.  With this event on its way, there are lots of free music events happening around the city.  The latest event to be added is a two-day music festival called Let’s Hear it! Live – Vancouver.

On Friday, March 23 from 12 pm-9 pm and on Saturday, March 24 from 12:50 pm-9 pm, you can enjoy the two-day music festival at the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery in Downtown Vancouver.  The festival is presented by CBC Vancouver and CBC Music, and supported by Creative BC & The Province of British Columbia.  The event will feature top talent from around BC in various music genres and will be hosted by CBC favourites Dan Burritt, Gloria Macarenko, Julie Nesrallah, Stephen Quinn, and Lien Yeung.

The festival performers will include:

  • The Funk Hunters
  • Little Destroyer
  • Desi Sub Culture
  • Khanvict
  • Mob Bounce
  • Peach Pit
  • Astrocolor
  • Conro
  • The Boom Booms
  • Fionn
  • Horsepowar
  • DJ Kookum
  • Fintan O’Brien
  • Chersea
  • I M U R 
  • Shawn Austin
  • MusiCounts StarBand with Dear Rouge
  • Fox Glove
  • Bukola 

This two-day event features lots more fun and it’s all for free! For complete details, visit the Let’s Hear it! Live – Vancouver Facebook event page or visit the Let’s Hear it! website.

Where: 750 Hornby St., Vancouver, BC at Vancouver Art Gallery – North Plaza

Admission: Free 

When: Friday, March 23, 2018 from 12 pm-9 pm and Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 12:50 pm-9 pm

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Sea to Sky Gondola Free For Kids Ages 12 & Under From March 17, 2018 – March 29, 2018

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Spring is almost here.  It brings sunny weather and lots of free events.  This Spring, the Sea to Sky Gondola has a free event that starts this weekend.

The Sea to Sky Gondola is offering free rides for up to three children 12 & under when they are accompanied by an adult or senior.  The Secret Spring Break Deal is happening from Saturday, March 17 to Thursday, March 29 during business hours.  To receive free ride tickets for children, an adult or senior must purchase a day ticket along with mentioning the Secret Spring Break Deal at the ticket window.

The Sea to Sky Gondola has lots of activities, including snowshoeing, tubing, playgrounds and exploring.  Some of these activities are at an additional cost.  In addition to these activities, there will be children’s activities at the summit.

For more information, visit the Sea to Sky Gondola website.

Where: 36800 Highway 99, Squamish, BC

Admission: Free for up to three children 12 & under with the purchase of one adult or senior ticket

When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 10 am-5 pm (last ride down at 6 pm)

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Free Event: JUNO Photography Exhibition From March 12, 2018 – April 7, 2018

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Vancouver is hosting the JUNO Awards on Sunday, March 25, 2018.  With this event approaching soon, there are a lot of other JUNO events happening around the city to enjoy.  One of the other events that is happening is the JUNO Photography Exhibit and it’s completely free.

From March 12 until April 7, you can check out the photography exhibit at the Pendulum Gallery in Vancouver.  The event runs Monday to Friday from 9 am-5 pm.  The exhibit showcases the past 40+ years of Canadian music and the JUNO Awards.  It features photos that capture candid moments backstage, performances on-stage, the JUNO Awards’ 40th Anniversary book photos, and never before seen photos taken by Canada’s foremost rock roll photographers.  Some of the photos featured in the exhibit were taken by iPhoto Inc., Barry Roden, Bruce Cole, Grant Martin, Tom Sandler, George Pimental, Alex Urosevic, and Ryan Bolton.

For complete details, visit the official website for the JUNO Awards.

Where: 885 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC at Pendulum Gallery

Admission: Free 

When: March 12, 2018 – April 7, 2018; Monday to Friday from 9 am-5 pm

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Free Event: JUNO Fan Fare Presented by CBC Music on March 24, 2018

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Vancouver is hosting the JUNO awards later this month.  With this award show, there comes lots of celebrations leading up to the big event, including some free shows.  CBC Music will be presenting a free event called JUNO Fan Fare on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The JUNO Fan Fare is your chance to take a selfie with your favourite artist.  There are three time slots from 12 pm-3 pm on Saturday, March 24 at Metropolis at Metrotown, where you can take a selfie with your favourite artist from one of the six groups you choose from.  The artists that will be at the event, include, Aaron Pritchett, Arkells, Chad Brownlee, Dallas Smith, Dan Davidson, Daniel Caesar, High Valley, James Barker Band, Jess Moskaluke, Marianas Trench, Lights, Ria Mae, Ruth B., Scott Helman, Shawn Hook, Theory, Tim Hicks and Virginia to Vegas.

At the event, there will be live performances by Jess Moskaluke, High Valley, Ria Mae, Scott Helman, and Tim Hicks.  The event will also have a live DJ, DAVE (Dave Ritter of The Strumbellas).  The entire event will be hosted by CBC Music’s Odario Williams, Amanda Parris and CBC Vancouver’s Anita Bathe.  While there, you also have a chance to win giveaways, including JUNO Awards merchandise and 2018 JUNO Awards Red Carpet passes.

The event is completely free, but you must order a ticket online beforehand as this is a first-come, first served basis event.

For complete details, visit the official website for the JUNO Awards.

Where: 4700 Kingsway St., Burnaby, BC at Metropolis at Metrotown

Admission: Free 

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 12 pm-3 pm

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Climb the Urban Grind at Vancouver’s Harbour Centre this March 2018

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Don’t let the Grouse Grind seasonal close get you down this March.  The Vancouver Harbour Centre is offering another great alternative for fitness enthusiasts.  The Urban Grind is back for another year.

Every Tuesday in March from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm, Vancouverites can take the trek up 633 steps to the top of Vancouver’s Harbour Centre.  The 28 flight of stairs might sound intimidating, but the reward is priceless. Once you reach the top, you’ll have 360º aerial view of Vancouver.  But that’s not the only reward, you’ll also get a free beer and a $5 voucher for the Harbour Centre food court with a $5 entry fee.  That means it’ll be pretty much free if you take advantage of the food and beer.  Day admission to the top for adults is $17.50, so this is one heck of a deal if you’re up for a challenge!

For more information, visit the Harbour Centre website.

Where: 555 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC at the Harbour Centre

Admission: $5 includes free beer and a $5 voucher for the Harbour Centre Food Court

When: Tuesdays in March from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm

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Free Admission to the Museum of Vancouver this Family Day, Monday, February 12, 2018

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Family day in BC is almost here.  If you’re looking for something fun and inexpensive to do to celebrate this holiday with your loved ones, the Museum of Vancouver will be offering free admission.

On Monday, February 12, 2018, the Museum of Vancouver is offering free admission to all ages.  The museum will be open from 10 am-5 pm.  The museum will offer special activities for the kids from 11 am-4 pm.  Activities for the kids will include storyboarding, drawing, paper cut-outs, and a soundtrack creation led by accomplished filmmakers and animators from Reel 2 Real Film Festival.

This event is a great way to spend the day with loved ones, especially because it’s completely free.  At the museum, regular adult admission is $19 plus tax, as well as, a youth’s admission is $9 plus tax, so this is a huge savings all around.

For more information, visit the Museum of Vancouver website.  Before you go though, please comment below and share your favourite family day activity.

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Where: 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC at Museum of Vancouver

Admission: Free

When: Monday, February 12, 2018 from 10 am-5 pm