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Family Fun Fair takes you behind the scenes at the City

Free event takes place Saturday May 11, 10am to 3pm

May 9 2019 –

Vancouver residents are invited to the City of Vancouver’s Family Fun Fair for free fair rides and games, as well as a chance to learn about the people and equipment that make the city work. 

The fair will take place rain or shine at Manitoba Works Yard, 250 West 70th Avenue, on Saturday May 11, 10am to 3pm. Families can enjoy free entertainment including games, pony rides, a hay ride, and face painting, plus a performance from popular children’s musicians Bobs and LoLo at 12pm. 

The City will also highlight its work through booths, equipment shows and displays from many city departments, including Engineering Services, the Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver Fire and Rescue and Vancouver Public Library. 

Tips for a great experience

Planning to attend? Follow these tips so you’ll have a great time. 

  • Take transit to reach the fair. Parking is limited and Manitoba Yard is a short walk east from Marine Gateway train station. 
  • Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and cash or cards for food purchases. Food trucks will be on site at the event.

Find more information about the fair