This week marks the start of BC’s “spring break,” also known as March Break. So if you’re looking for some museums, family-friendly camps, and attractions to check out across Vancouver, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 10 exciting things to do in and around Vancouver during March Break in 2024 – this week and beyond.

Free admission for kids at Malahat SkyWalk 


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BC’s Malahat Skywalk is celebrating the upcoming season with special spring break tickets, which offer free admission to children 17 years and under.

From March 9th to April 1st, visitors can enjoy BBQ from 11 am to 3 pm, soft-serve from Softy’s (with themed treats for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter), and live music every Saturday.

When: March 9th to April 1st
Where: Malahat Highway, 30 mins north of Victoria
Cost: $36.95 per adult

Art in The Woods Kids’ Spring Break Camp 

From 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, March 20th, The Woods Arts and Wellness in North Van is hosting a full-day and half-day camp for exploring nature for children in grades 2-7. During this week, participants will spend the camp learning art skills, creating different media in the studio, and playing in the forest of Mosquito Creek.

When: Wednesday, March 20th
Where: 3721 Delbrook Avenue #117, North Vancouver
Cost: $35 for a half day, $60 for a full day

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Vancouver Giants vs the Rockets

The Vancouver Giants are facing off against the Rockets at the Arena Bowl at the Langley Events Centre this week. With plenty of home games to choose from (and $20 tickets), why not go and support our team & make some great memories in the process?

When: Friday, March 22nd
Where: 7888 200 Street Langley
Cost: $20

Youth Spring Break Improv Camp – Week 2 

Alternatively, if you’re looking for something for the kids to do while you work, Tightrope Studio is hosting a week-long improv camp for children from Monday, March 25th to Friday, March 29th.

At the camp, students will explore the fundamentals of improv through a variety of games, narratives, and characters. They’ll conquer their fears and build skills that help them embrace positivity in their daily lives.

When: Monday, March 25th to Friday, March 29th
Where: 2343 Main Street
Cost: $487.84

Rainforest Circus: Intelligence – Spring Break Camp for Families 

Heading to the Sunshine Coast to enjoy the beautiful weather this week? Gibsons’ 2024 Rainforest Circus is hosting a spring break camp for families where guests can help build an art installation to be displayed at the summer show. The best part? Admission is free with parent participation, though there is a drop-off option for $35 per child ($60 for siblings).

When: Monday, March 25th to Friday, March 29th
Where: 516 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Cost: $35 per child, $60 for two siblings, free with parent participation

Tote bag Making – The Cut Fashion Design Academy

On Wednesday, March 27th from 10 am to 2 pm and from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, March 28th, The Cut Fashion Design Academy is hosting tote bag-making sessions, where participants can design and create their own tote bag from start to finish!

When: Wednesday, March 27th
Where: 1888 West 1st Avenue
Cost: $65

March Break movies at Cineplex

Skip Saturday morning cartoons in favour of Saturday movies! Throughout March, select Cineplex theatres around Vancouver are hosting family-friendly showings of some very fun movies. The best part? Admission is just $3.99.

When: Saturdays throughout March
Where: Locations vary
Cost: $3.99 + $1 online booking fee

Spring Break Fun at the Museum & Archives of North Vancouver

The Museum and Archives of North Van (MONOVA) is a great place to bring the family for a day of hands-on fun and learning. Visitors can immerse themselves in an engaging self-guided Museum Bingo, check out the “I Dream” Library, or be among the first to explore the new feature exhibit, “Agents of Change: Chief Dan George Legacy.”

When: 10 am to 5 pm from Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 115 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
Cost: $14 per adult, $10 per child aged 6-17 years old

Visit Science World

Arguably the most iconic building in the city, and another solid family-friendly pick. In addition to their regular exhibitions, you’ll also be able to check out their new feature exhibition, Dream Tomorrow Today, which allows guests to get hands-on with how STEAM can help shape a positive future.

When: Open throughout March Break
Where: 1455 Quebec Street
Cost: $20.30+

See some local art

Thankfully for our wallets, there are plenty of museums and art galleries in Vancouver offering free admission to their exhibits year-round. And while the list is by no means complete, we think this is a solid place to start if you’re looking to get into the local art scene.

Where: See our picks above

And that’s a wrap on March Break 2024, Vancouver! We hope that you make the most of it, whatever you decide to get up to.