Out & About: Weekend of June 1st & 2nd


The weather forecast for this weekend on the North Shore is currently mainly cloudy & 16 degrees (Sat) and partially cloudy & 18 degrees (Sun), so we could do worse!

It shouldn’t be wet (fingers crossed the forecast is right!), so grab your families and head on out to a night market, community day, Thomas & Friends train ride, school spring carnival and more!


Fri, May 31st (5pm – 10pm) – Shipyards Night Market (FREE EVENT)
Location: Lonsdale Shipyards, 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver

Details: Entering its third year, the Night Market has exploded into a fantastic night out. The combo of a wide variety of foods, face painting, live local music, farmers and handcrafted goods makes for a great evening for all ages. Over 50 tents are filled with local products showcasing BC’s artisans, bakers and farmers.


Sat, June 1st (10am – 6pm) – West Van Community Day (FREE EVENT)
Location: John Lawson Park & Ambleside Park, West Vancouver

Details: Bring your family down for a fun-filled day on the West Van waterfront! There will be a parade, family bike ride, floats, doggy parade, classic car show, craft market, concert stage, kids zone bouncy slide, games and activities, info booths, dance stage, food vendors & more. Check out the schedule of events to see what’s happening when!


Sat, June 1st & Sun, June 2nd (9:30 am – 5pm) – A Day Out With Thomas & Friends
Location: West Coast Railway Heritage Park, 39645 Government Rd, Squamish

Details: A Day Out With Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride with their favourite tank engine, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, storytelling, hands-on crafts, and much more! Get your tickets early…this one sells out fast!


Sat, June 1st (11am – 2pm) – School Spring Carnival
Location: Dorothy Lynas Elementary School, 4000 Inlet Crescent, North Van

Details: Enjoy an afternoon with the family at Dorothy Lynas Spring Carnival with pony rides, games, cake walk, food and more!


Sun, June 2nd (10am – 12noon) – Youth Learn to Fish Program (BY DONATION)
Location: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, North Vancouver

Details: Bring your kids aged 5 – 15 to learn about fish identification, conservation, handling, tackle, rod rigging, and enjoy an hour of fishing. All equipment provided and no registration required! Suggested donation is $5 per youth.


Sun, June 2nd (12noon -4pm) – Summerfest at Brockton School
Location: Brockton School, 3467 Duval Road, North Vancouver

Details: Brockton School Summerfest is a great day out for the community and families. Lots of fun for everyone including BBQ, games, North Shore Green Market, music, bouncy castle, dunk tank and more!


We hope you have a fun-filled weekend with your families, rain or shine!


– Angela & Jai

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