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5 things to do in Richmond this Family Day long weekend

What are you doing this long weekend?
Family Day
Choose from more than 60 events being offered in Richmond over the Family Day weekend, February 16 to 19.

Weatherhood forecast shows the sun is hanging in there just in time for the start of the long weekend. From family-friendly activities to enjoying an evening with wine and live music, here are some activities to check out:

1. Enjoy a Family Day jam-packed with fun free or low-cost activities

More than 60 free and low-cost Family Day activities including the annual Children's Arts Festival, movie night at Watermania, pancake breakfasts at Cambie and Steveston Community Centres and family yoga at the Minoru Centre for Active Living are available in Richmond this weekend. For more information about the event offerings and to register, visit

McArthurGlen Vancouver will also be holding magic shows and live music performances over the long weekend, and select eateries will be offering special discounts.

Date and Time: Now until Feb. 19, 2024

2. Happy hour with live music at Lulu Island Winery

Lulu Island Winery's Vibes & Vino happy hour takes place every Friday night and features live music from local musicians. Reservations available online and walk-ins are also welcome.

Date and time: Feb. 16, 2024 (3 to 7 p.m., live music starts at 5 p.m.)

Address: Lulu Island Winery, 16880 Westminster Highway

3. Lean more about Japanese Canadian and American internment during the Second World War

A mini-exhibit called the Suitcase Project is being held at the Steveston Museum to provide insight into how Japanese Canadian and American internment during the Second World War has affected past and present generations. The exhibit showcases what fourth and fifth-generation Japanese Canadians and Americans would pack if uprooted from their homes in a moment's notice and dives into personal stories and artifacts from Steveston residents.

Date and time: Now until April 21, 2024

Address: Steveston Museum, 3811 Moncton Street

4. Get a beloved clothing item fixed for free or learn how to do it yourself

A free clothing repair fair is coming to the West Richmond Community Centre on Saturday, this time featuring a free sewing circle where community members can learn basic skills to mend their clothes. Reservations for one-on-one consultation sessions for one piece of clothing per person can be made online.

Date and time: Feb. 17, 2024 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Address: West Richmond Community Centre, 9180 No. 1 Road

5. Enjoy a trivia night with your family

GoodCo Bars in Steveston holds family-friendly trivia nights with different themes every Monday. Participants will get a chance to win $50, $25 or free shots.

Date and time: Feb. 19, 2024 (7 to 9 p.m.)

Address: GoodCo Steveston, 4020 Bayview Street

Need more help to decide what to do? Check out your local weather forecast on Weatherhood.

If you know about any upcoming community events and wish to highlight them, email us at with the subject line "Richmond community event." 

For more upcoming events, check out the Richmond News events calendar.