In Education, Events, Fun Stuff, Workshop

On Monday, February 8th, we welcome all families to the circus!  On this day at our New West school, we are running our Big Top Toddlers Program from 11:00am-2:30pm, and having some demos from 3:30-4:00pm.  Admission to both is FREE.


Other Family Day activities at the River Market include:

Featuring three event sites in downtown New Westminster offering FREE family activities:

Westminster Savings Family Fun Zone at the Anvil Centre
777 Columbia Street

  • Head to the Westminster Savings tent for giveaways, prizes, table hockey games and a virtual graffiti art activity for the whole family!
  • The Magic of Peter Rooke (12:00 pm & 2:30 pm)
  • Magician Max Tell (11:00 am & 1:45 pm)
  • Visit The Stage New West’s free photo booth to take a fun family photo
  • Hang out in the Youth Zone
  • Explore the City’s Museum and Archives
  • Learn fun and cooperative games with Equita’s Play It Fair!
  • Storytime with NW Public Library (11:00 am & 1:00 pm)
  • Mystery Artefact Boxes
  • Board Games: Then and Now Family Drop-in
  • Build Your City – interactive arts activity
  • Artist talk with Karen Justice about “Let Me Count the Ways” presented by Artists in the Boro (2:00 pm)
  • Enjoy youth performers, clowns and much more!

Fraser River Discovery Centre
788 Quayside Drive

  • Enjoy Mad Science’s entertaining and interactive demonstration on air pressure – “Up, Up, Away”
    Show times: 11:30 am & 1:30 pm (limited seating)
  • Participate in many fun hands-on activities including an archaeology dig, pollution model and more
  • Explore the galleries and exhibits featuring “Experience the Fraser”, “Seafood for Thought”, “I Spy” and more

River Market
810 Quayside Drive

  • River Critters Menu will feature kids meals from various vendors
  • Live performers in the Food Hall
  • Arts & crafts stations hosted by Music Box Music School, Donald’s Market, Farmer’s Market, others
  • KidSport – offers financial aid for community sports programs
  • Join Vancouver Circus School for a free introduction to Ariel Silk, Trampoline, and Juggling (spaces are limited, first come first serve, ages 4 and up, must be accompanied by an adult)

For more information, please contact Michelle Dean at 604-515-3827.

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