Kids 12-and-under Visit the Vancouver Aquarium for FREE This Family Day Weekend

Vancouver, Canada (February 7, 2020): Family Day Weekend is a chance to spend quality time with your loved ones. What better way than with an exploration of marine life at the Vancouver Aquarium? This Family Day Weekend, the Vancouver Aquarium is offering FREE admission to kids 12-and-under from Saturday, February 15th to Monday, February 17th inclusive.

“This year we are extending our free kids 12-and-under offer over the entire Family Day long weekend” says Karen Howe, Director of Visitor Experience at the Vancouver Aquarium. “We invite families from near and far to join us over the Family Day Weekend to meet our 60,000 incredible aquatic creatures, amazing staff and volunteers and learn why it’s important to protect our oceans.”

You can dive into the following Family Day Programs:

 Take an imaginary underwater journey during Story Time at 10:45 a.m. in the Pacific Canada Pavilion. Wetsuit not required.
 Get to know the Aquarium’s most armoured animals with Turtle Talks at 11:30 a.m. in the Tropic Zone.
 Flock together for the Meet a Penguin program at 2:15 p.m. in the Teck Engagement Gallery and get to know these fascinating birds.
 Catch a screening of the exhilarating Reef Reborn: A 4D Experience in the 4-D theatre every 30 minutes starting at 11:45 a.m.

For more details on daily schedules, click here.
Family Day Weekend at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative
From Saturday, February 15 to Monday, February 17, 2020, children 12-and-under receive FREE* entry to the Vancouver Aquarium.*Free ticket offer must be redeemed at the Admissions Window. Promo tickets are not available online or at the kiosks. Cannot combine with any other offer. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum of 4 children per adult.

Date: February 15 – 17, 2020 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Where: Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park (845 Avison Way)
Cost: Adult: $40 | Senior / Student: $32 | Child (0 -12): FREE
For more information: https://vanaqua.org/familyday

About the Vancouver Aquarium
Since opening in 1956, the Vancouver Aquarium has connected more than 40 million people from around the world to our oceans and inspired them to take action to address key threats. Located in Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is home to thousands of incredible ocean species. It’s also Ocean Wise headquarters, where our scientists, educators and conservation experts do much of their work. Nearby, our Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, the only one of its kind in Canada, rescues, rehabilitates and releases more than 150 animals each year.

About Ocean Wise® Conservation Association
Ocean Wise Conservation Association is a not-for-profit global conservation organization on a mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans. Ocean Wise is focussed on empowering action through conservation, education and research. Ocean Wise operates the Vancouver Aquarium and also manages Europe’s largest aquarium, L’Oceanogràfic in Valencia, Spain. Ocean Wise’s many programs include the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, the Ocean Wise Seafood Program, Ocean Bridge, Marine Mammal Research Program and The Plastics Lab. Ocean Wise’s vision is a world in which oceans are healthy and flourishing. Ocean Wise is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more at ocean.org.


Media Contact

Lisa Englehart
Vancouver Aquarium
Lisa.Englehart@ocean.org