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March break activities in Vancouver

Find out what you can get up to this upcoming March break in Vancouver.

At this point in time, the British Columbia province is slowly reopening parts of Vancouver.

Although March break 2021 isn’t going to be quite like the rest, we’ve still found some activities to keep you busy.

When is March break in Vancouver in 2021?

Vancouver is hosting March break between 15 March and 26 March 2021.

March break activities in Vancouver for 2021

These are some of the activities currently available over the 2021 March break.

Get creative

If you and your kids are staying home this March break, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun. Keep the creative juices flowing with a lesson in cake baking, crafting jewellery or even getting messy amongst the water paints.

Learn a new skill

Time will fly this upcoming March break when your children pick up a new skill. Consider immersing them in a new language, discovering a hidden talent in acoustics or an online cooking course.

Take a bike tour

What’s better than seeing a city on foot? Via bike of course. Get your bicycle shorts out for a day of exploring Vancouver city from the swift and seamless seat of a bike tour.

Vancouver Highlights Bike Tour - The Grand Tour
Vancouver Highlights Bike Tour - The Grand Tour

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Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver
Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver

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See Vancouver from above

Set your sights on new heights with a tour of Vancouver from the skies. Perfect if you were looking to try something a little more adventurous this March break.

Capilano Bridge and Sea to Sky Gondola Private Tour
Capilano Bridge and Sea to Sky Gondola Private Tour

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Vancouver City Tour With Harbour Air Panaroma Experience
Vancouver City Tour With Harbour Air Panaroma Experience

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Have fun and exciting games with the family

Get the whole family involved on this one with a selection of mystery games within Vancouver. From saving the city in secret spy missions to a murder mystery, you can’t go wrong.

Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)
Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)

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Spend time in the waters

Spring break means March is in full swing. If the sun is out and about why not head out onto the water. Chances are that temperatures might still be on the cooler side so consider a boat rental or local cruise.

Boat Rental in Beautiful Downtown Vancouver
Boat Rental in Beautiful Downtown Vancouver

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Chartered Boat Tour from Deep Cove North Vancouver
Chartered Boat Tour from Deep Cove North Vancouver

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Explore top attractions

You don’t have to travel for adventure. See the sights of Vancouver with a good ol’ private tour of the top attractions. From exploring the beauty of Victoria Island to checking out the most unique spots in town.

Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip
Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip

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Vancouver City Tour With Stanley, Grouse Mountain and Capillano Suspension Private
Vancouver City Tour With Stanley, Grouse Mountain and Capillano Suspension Private

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Check out Grouse Mountain

There’s nothing quite like getting out amongst the fresh air. Spend a day during this March break up on Grouse Mountain, exploring the surroundings and putting on a brave face for the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Private Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
Private Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain

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Exploring Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge
Exploring Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Free March break activities in Vancouver

  • Try Lacrosse: Keep active over the March break with a go at lacrosse. Held outdoors at the South Memorial Park, bring along the little ones for a try out with one of the country’s favourite sports.
  • Aquarium Quick Dips: Head under the sea over spring break with Padilla Bay’s aquariums. Discover an array of sea life including flounder, octopus, helmut crab and more through virtual tours.

March break day camps, workshops and events in Vancouver

  • Cherry Blossom Festival: Get amongst the cherry blossoms this upcoming spring break. Stroll through on your own or with your family as the sun beams down, offering an array of pinks above.
  • CelticFest Vancouver: Enjoy all the fun of the CelticFest from the safety of your home this year. Some activities will also be hosted at Donnellen’s Irish Pub and Shamrocks Bar and Grill. These include comedy and music.
  • Youth in Action: Located at Trout Lake Community Centre, the Youth in Action program is back for teens with mild to moderate needs. Enjoy a safe, challenging and fun set of activities sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.
  • Spring Break at the Happening Dance Company: Dance the break away at the Happening Dance Company. The institution offers ballet, creative, jazz, contemporary and hip hop classes.

Frequently asked questions about March break in Vancouver

What should I keep in mind with COVID-19 when going out during the school holidays?

  • Masks must be worn in indoor workplaces, on public transport and in all indoor public spaces.
  • Practice physical distancing.
  • Some outdoor recreation including parks or skiing are open.
  • Some hotels remain open but should adhere to social distancing rules.
  • Social gatherings inside homes are banned under provincial health orders.

Are all attractions in Vancouver open?

Some attractions are currently operating in Vancouver, but others aren’t. You can visit the following places:

  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Cypress Mountain
  • Grouse Mountain
  • Vancouver Zoo
  • Riley Park Farmers Market
  • Museum of Anthropology

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