February 9th marks the 3rd annual Family Day in British Columbia. With a day off, you may be looking for family friendly activities in Langley. We have compiled a list of different places you may like to visit on Family Day.
Do you have an avid airplane enthusiast in your family or someone who wants to learn more about historical and new planes? Then the Canadian Museum of Flight is the perfect place for the family to enjoy a day full of different aircraft from a Conair Firecat to a Harvard II and aircraft accessories from ejection seats to an inert guided missile. The museum will be open from 10:00am till 4:00pm and with a Family ticket price valued at $25.00 for 2 adults and up to 5 kids. You will not want to miss this museum.
The Fort Langley National Historic Site is providing a Family Day weekend special. Children can help you around the house after they learn about chores in the 19th century. You will also get a chance to take pictures of your children while they play dress up in period costumes. Finally, to finish the day at the Fort, you and your family can sit around the campfire and learn some new songs to bring along on your next camping trip. The Fort Langley National Historic Site will be open from 10am till 5pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Family tickets are $19.60 with 2 adults and up to 5 children/youths. What better way to head back in time and learn about the Birthplace of British Columbia!
Located in the community of Aldergrove is the Greater Vancouver Zoo. You can explore the zoo and hop on the train that takes you around the inside of the park while passing animals on your left and right. The inhabitants of the zoo range from lemurs and zebras to great horned owls and leopard geckos. This year the Greater Vancouver Zoo is offering 20% off general admission, face painting, a teddy bear raffle and a family scavenger hunt around the zoo. The zoo is open daily at 9:00am-4:00pm and a family ticket is priced at $69.00 for two adults and 3 children.
If you are looking for an indoor family friendly activity, head down to the Great Escape. It’s an indoor play area with lots of different fun activities for all ages. Kids can choose from the Mayan Theme Indoor play arena, a 3D indoor mini golf and Air Trek obstacle course that gets adrenaline pumping! Admission prices range from $8.00 for 3 and under and $12.00 for over 4 years. The good news is that adults go free for every child that is with them. There is extra charges for mini golf and laser tag too. This Family Day bring your whole family and receive a family meal deal that consists of one large pizza and a jug of pop and receive a $5 game card free.
Are there golfers in the family? If there is or anyone who is interested in learning more about golfing, head down to Langley Golf and Banquet Centre on February 9th. They are having a special rate for golfers where 2 people can play 9 holes for $20.00 or 2 people can play 18 holes for $25.00. Don’t be shy and if you bring your children who are under 16, they can golf for free! Check out more details on their website or call the Pro Shop for more information.
For the typical Canadian past time skating, Langley Events Centre is hosting a Public Skate on February 9th. Bring your family and skates down from 5pm to 7:15pm and enjoy skating around the rink.
The First Annual Fraser Valley Family Day is happening on Saturday at Langley Events Centre. Bring your family between 10am till 5pm and prepare for fun! Admission is by donation as this is a fundraising event for three local charities, Langley Animal Protection Society, Life Ready Foundation and The Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society. The BC Lions and Stealth team members will be there and LAPS adoption team if you are looking to add a family member. Along with tons of fun activities for kids from bouncy castles, obstacle course and velcro wall. Stop by the Field House at the Langley Events Centre for a day of fun!
Get out and enjoy your family day with the suggestions we have recommended or other events on our website, but just enjoy a dedicated day to be with your family!