Easter Bunny Skate 2019 in Coquitlam

Easter Bunny Skate 2019

Come out to the Poirer Sport & Leisure Complex and celebrate Easter with a family skate! Enjoy bunny themed games, crafts, and activities and more!

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Spring Break: Craft Your Family Tree 2019 in Coquitlam

Spring Break: Craft Your Family Tree 2019

Craft your very own family tree this spring break at Mackin House in Coquitlam and showcase your loved ones! This event takes place on March 28th from 10am-11:30am.

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Festival du Bois 2019 in Coquitlam

Festival du Bois 2019

Celebrate French-Canadian culture at the Festival du Bois at Coquitlam’s Mackin Park. Enjoy outstanding music, dance, traditional food, kids activities and more! This event runs from March 22nd to March 24th.

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Pink Shirt Day Skate 2019 in Coquitlam

Pink Shirt Day Skate 2019

Join the Coquitlam community and show your support against bullying at the annual Pink Shirt Day Skate. Wear some pink and enjoying skating for $2, with your rental included! The event is at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex on February 27th from 7:45pm-9pm. 

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Family Soap Making Workshop 2019 in Coquitlam

Family Soap Making Workshop 2019

Learn how to make soap together as a family at the Coquitlam Heritage Society, with soap expert Cheryl Theilade. Use natural ingredients to make your own deodorizing pet soap, citrus dish soap, decorative soaps and more! This workshop is $40 per person and registration is required. 

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New Years Candle Making 2019 in Coquitlam

New Years Candle Making 2019

Brighten up the new year with some candle making at Mackin House, Saturday January 12th from 12pm to 3pm. Craft a selection of candles to take home and learn to work with soy, beeswax and more! The cost is $25 per person. 

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Family Day at PdA 2019 in Coquitlam

Family Day at PdA 2019

Bring the whole family and enjoy a brand new Family Day at Place des Arts,  featuring three exhibitions, drop-in art activities and more!  The event runs from 2pm-4pm on January 20th. Admission is free and you register online at brownpapertickets.com

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Children’s Christmas Celebration 2018 in Coquitlam

Children’s Christmas Celebration 2018

Visit the Poirier Community Centre on December 16th from 2-4pm or from 4-6pm for Christmas crafts, snacks, story time with Santa and much more.

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Lights at Lafarge 2018 in Coquitlam

Lights at Lafarge 2018

Enjoy the beauty of the Lower Mainland’s largest free outdoor light display at Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park in Coquitlam. The lights will be displayed from Saturday, November 24th to Sunday, January 20th from dusk to 11pm nightly.

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KidPreneur Market Day Expo! in Coquitlam

KidPreneur Market Day Expo!

Support KidPreneurs who have started their own business on November 24th from 12-4pm at Henderson Place Mall.

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Christmas Boutique at Place des Arts 2018 in Coquitlam

Christmas Boutique at Place des Arts 2018

Find handmade, one of a kind gifts from local artisans in our community at the annual Christmas Boutique. This year, the market takes place from November 13th – December 22th.

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Thanksgiving Story Time 2018 in Coquitlam

Thanksgiving Story Time 2018

Visit the City Centre Branch on Monday, October 8th from 11-11:30am for songs, stories and rhymes. No registration is necessary, just drop in!

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Halloween Skate 2018 in Coquitlam

Halloween Skate 2018

Wear your Halloween costume and go skating at the Recreation Complex from 1:15pm-4:45pm on October 28th.

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BC SPCA Paws for a Cause 2018 in Coquitlam

BC SPCA Paws for a Cause 2018

If you live in the tri-cities area, support the BC SPCA by participating in Paws for a Cause on September 9th. Registration opens at 10:30am and the walk commences at 12pm.

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PAWcasso! Paint with your Pooch 2018 in Coquitlam

PAWcasso! Paint with your Pooch 2018

Bring your dog to this wonderful painting event on September 8th at 11am. First your dog will paint with painted paws technique and then you can finish your masterpiece.

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End of Summer Carnival in Coquitlam

End of Summer Carnival

Enjoy a carnival from 1:30-3:00pm on August 28th at the City Centre Coquitlam Branch! Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.

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Microchip Clinic in Coquitlam

Microchip Clinic

Give your pet the best chance of returning home safety by making sure they get a microchip. Book your appointment at the Coquitlam Animal Shelter on Sunday, August 12th from 11am-3pm. $20 per microchip.

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Kaleidoscope Arts Festival in Coquitlam

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

Visit this free, full-day event at Town Centre Park on August 11th. There will be live performances, dancers, art and lots of food.

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Music On The Grill: The Paperboys in Coquitlam

Music On The Grill: The Paperboys

Take part in Music on the Grill, sponsored by Greenline Dental! The Paperboys are performing on July 7th at the Evergreen Cultural Centre.

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Teddy Bear Picnic in Coquitlam

Teddy Bear Picnic

Check out the Grand Parade from 9:45am-11am on Sunday, June 10th. From 11am-4pm, the family fun continues storytelling, puppet shows, and much more.

Town Centre, 1301 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

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Teddy Bear Family Concert in Coquitlam

Teddy Bear Family Concert

Attend the Teddy Bear Family Concert on Saturday, June 9th from 3:30pm-5:30pm at Town Centre. Admission is free.

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BC Highland Games in Coquitlam

BC Highland Games

Celebrate Highland culture on June 16th at the Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam!

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Wheel 2 Heel in Coquitlam

Wheel 2 Heel

Wheel 2 Heal is a fun, challenging and unique bicycling fundraiser for Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation (ERHF). Register to raise money for your local hospital on May 5th.

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Mother’s Day Tea in Coquitlam

Mother’s Day Tea

Enjoy delicious tea, sandwiches and delectable sweets at the Mother’s Day Tea on May 12th. The event takes place from 11am-12:30pm – reserve your spot soon!

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Dads & Tots Milk and Cookies Night in Coquitlam

Dads & Tots Milk and Cookies Night

Visit the City Centre Branch in your PJs for songs and stories on April 4th. To register, please call 604-554-7334 with your name, as well as your child’s name and age.

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The Price is Right Live in Coquitlam

The Price is Right Live

Buy your tickets for The Price is Right Live at the Hard Rock Casino! The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives audience members the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show.

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Music from the Celtic Isles in Coquitlam

Music from the Celtic Isles

Join harpist Rebecca Blair with flutist and singer Michelle Carlisle and fiddler Rosie Carver for a musical journey through Celtic lands and stories. Tickets are between $21-$16.

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Heritage Crafts: Bird Feeders & Homes in Coquitlam

Heritage Crafts: Bird Feeders & Homes

Help the birds by making a bird feeder and home! Kids aged 4-8 will learn about the types of birds and how to help them during the winter and spring. Don’t forget to register for the event!

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“Just Love It” in Coquitlam

“Just Love It”

“Bayan-Mix” is a unique duo for bayan (a type of accordion) music that will make you want to dance. The duo is well-known in Europe and is excited to play their energizing, cheerful and jolly music for you on February 11th from 6-8pm.

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Movie Matinée: Captain Underpants in Coquitlam

Movie Matinée: Captain Underpants

We have a Pro-D Day coming up, so spend some time watching Captain Underpants at the City Centre Library and Poirier Branch Library. The event takes place on Friday, February 23rd from 1:30-3pm.

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Develop your Creative Thinking Skills in Coquitlam

Develop your Creative Thinking Skills

Learn how to use your brain’s capabilities to the fullest possible extent at this creative workshop. Don’t forget to register for this free event.

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Family Day at PdA in Coquitlam

Family Day at PdA

Bring your family and immerse yourself in art at Family Day at PdA! Check out the January exhibitions and participate in family-friendly activities.

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Jingle Bells Night in Coquitlam

Jingle Bells Night

Visit Lafarge Lake on Friday, December 22nd from 7-8pm for Jingle Bells Night. Sing along with caroling groups as you stroll around the lake. Help break the their record of 500 singing voices. Free jingle bells will be handed out to the public, while quantities last.

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Introduction to 4D Printing : The New Era of Programmable Materials in Coquitlam

Introduction to 4D Printing : The New Era of Programmable Materials

What is 4D Printing and what are programmable materials? What are the future uses and capabilities of 4D printing?  Join Dr. Tinari as he explains the possibility of objects that change depending on the environment such as an aircraft that can reconfigure its wings in flight or a house that could shrink during a hurricane to avoid damage. Discover the creative and ethical implications of this fascinating technology.

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2017 Christmas Boutique in Coquitlam

2017 Christmas Boutique

Offering holiday shoppers a veritable Aladdin’s cave of glittering bobbles and delightful seasonal gifts, the Christmas Boutique is the perfect place to find beautifully handcrafted, locally made artisan wares.

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Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival in Coquitlam

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original semi-annual beer and food festival. The event showcases brews from over 40 craft breweries and 8-10 local restaurants and caterers.

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Mid Autumn Moon Cake and Chinese Dance Demonstration in Coquitlam

Mid Autumn Moon Cake and Chinese Dance Demonstration

Watch Jessica Yue perform a traditional Chinese dance and teaches you the dance as well. She’ll also be showing you how to make a moon cake! All ages welcome for this family friendly event all in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Registration required as space will be limited.

Heritage Halloween in Coquitlam

Heritage Halloween

You’re invited to Mackin House for a ghoulishly good time as you enjoy homemade heritage baking, delicious cider, traditional crafts, and more!

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PAWS For A Cause in Coquitlam

PAWS For A Cause

Walk to rescue animals from cruelty and save lives. This year, the walk takes place on Sunday, September 10th at LaFarge Lake.

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Culture Days Activity: Drawing with Water-Soluble Pencils in Coquitlam

Culture Days Activity: Drawing with Water-Soluble Pencils

Celebrate Culture Days at Dogwood Pavilion by participating in this interactive drawing workshop hosted by local artist Tammy Pilon. Learn about the world of drawing with water-soluble pencils and how to turn your drawing into a beautiful watercolour.This is a free opportunity but please pre-register. Space is limited.
Movie Screening: Beauty and the Beast in Coquitlam

Movie Screening: Beauty and the Beast

See Disney’s live action adaptation of the classic fairy tale on August 8th at 10:30am at the Poirier Library Branch.

End of Summer Carnival in Coquitlam

End of Summer Carnival

Come for carnival-style games at the Coquitlam Library on August 29th! You can win small prizes and have lots of family fun.  Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.

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Vancouver Puppet Theatre in Coquitlam

Vancouver Puppet Theatre

See and learn about different types of puppets around the world in the ‘Petrushka’ show. The show is 60 minutes in total.

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Bear Smart 101 in Coquitlam

Bear Smart 101

Would you know what to do if you encountered a bear on a trail – or in your backyard? Bear expert, Tom Saare will teach Coquitlam residents how to live with bears, and manage attractants, as well as give valuable safety tips for when encountering bears.

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Teddy Bear Picnic Grande Parade in Coquitlam

Teddy Bear Picnic Grande Parade

Bring your teddy bears to watch the parade at Town Centre Park! The parade takes place on Sunday, June 11th from 9:45am-11am on Burlington Drive in Coquitlam.

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Garden Workshop: Canada 150 Planter in Coquitlam

Garden Workshop: Canada 150 Planter

Show off your Canadian pride this summer with a beautiful red and white flower planter. All supplies included in this hands-on course.

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Family Fun Day in Coquitlam

Family Fun Day

Visit the Maillardville Community Centre on Saturday, May 27th from 10am-1pm for Family Fun Day.

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Mother’s Day Heritage Gift Making in Coquitlam

Mother’s Day Heritage Gift Making

Join the Mother’s Day Heritage Gift Making event on Saturday, May 6th from 12:30-3pm at the Coquitlam Heritage Society.

Parents will enjoy tea and scones fireside in the Parlour while kids work alongside our staff and volunteers in the dining room to make lovely heritage crafts for mom. Registration Required. Event is by donation.Ideal for ages 5-12. Registration Options are 12:30pm-1:30pm and 2pm-3pm.

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Mothers Day Sale Supporting MS in Coquitlam

Mothers Day Sale Supporting MS

Home business operators and other vendors from the community are coming together to display their products and raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada too. Admission will be FREE. The main fundraiser will be a raffle for door prizes featuring products from the participating vendors. Games and a snack bar will also be raising funds for MS.

2017 Tri-City Baby & Family Show in Coquitlam

2017 Tri-City Baby & Family Show

The Second Annual Tri-City Baby & Family Show takes place in April! The Tri-City Baby & Family Show is an event for expecting parents and families with children of all ages.

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Sunday Coffee Concerts in Coquitlam

Sunday Coffee Concerts

Give the gift of music this year! The City of Port Coquitlam’s 18th Annual Sunday Coffee Concerts will showcase an exciting lineup of professional musicians from across Metro Vancouver at the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate).

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28th Annual Festival du Bois in Coquitlam

28th Annual Festival du Bois

Enjoy a world-caliber music festival with an entertaining and affordable family-friendly community celebration. Festival-goers can wander the expansive park-site to gain new insights in Maillardville and its history, watch ice carvers in action, participate in fun activities, shop, and indulge their taste buds with delicious tourtière, maple taffy on snow, homemade poutine and other fare.

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Paint a Pot, Sow a Seed in Coquitlam

Paint a Pot, Sow a Seed

Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break? Why not sign up for an afternoon of painting a terracotta pot and sowing your own seed.

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Spring Break Festival: Peter Pan in Coquitlam

Spring Break Festival: Peter Pan

Evergreen welcomes DuffleBag Theatre for a spectacular fun-filled and hilarious festival of interactive storytelling theatre!

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Family Day at PdA in Coquitlam

Family Day at PdA

Come down for the first Family Day at PdA of the new year!

Participate in a variety of all-ages, drop-in style art activities related to the exhibitions. 

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Day of the Arts in Coquitlam

Day of the Arts

Register for a Day of the Arts art camps where children get to explore their creativity through a variety of activities in the visual and performing arts, meet new friends and, most of all, have fun!

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Christmas Tree Recycling in Coquitlam

Christmas Tree Recycling

Drop off your Christmas trees at the Canadian Tire Parking lot (1200 Seguin Drive, off Lougheed near IKEA) from 9am-4pm.

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Catch Me If You Can – The Musical in Coquitlam

Catch Me If You Can – The Musical

Catch Me If You Can is a fun musical that follows the adventures of Frank Abagnale Jr., a suburban kid in the early 1960s who leaves home before graduating from high school and parlays a gift for telling tall tales and forging checks into an around-the-world spree.

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Santa’s Here! in Coquitlam

Santa’s Here!

Santaland is now open in Coquitlam Centre every day up until December 25, 2016.

This year, children have the opportunity to attend Elf School and become an honorary Elf while they wait for their visit with Santa.

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Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Lights at Lafarge

Join your community at Lafarge Lake for the Coquitlam 125 wrap up film and seasonal light display. The Lights at Lafarge promises to be bigger and better, with grander light displays.

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Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar in Coquitlam

Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar

Hand-made gifts, knitting, cards, tree decorations, and a great selection of items for everyone on your Christmas list. The Glen Pine Crafters and other talented community crafters will amaze you with their handiwork.

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Halloween Spooktacular in Coquitlam

Halloween Spooktacular

Visit the Poirier Street Farmer’s Market for some spooky fun at 9am. Come to the market in your costume for some Halloween games, crafts and treats.

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Salmon Come Home in Coquitlam

Salmon Come Home

Welcome the salmon home on October 23rd at the Hoy Creek Fish Hatchery from 11am-3pm. This is a free family event.

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Westminster Savings Free Swim in Coquitlam

Westminster Savings Free Swim

Enjoy a free swim at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, courtesy of Westminster Savings.

Salsa & Latin Dance Night in Coquitlam

Salsa & Latin Dance Night

Couples, singles, all ages welcome! Join us for latin dance nights and learn the Salsa, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bachata, Cumbia and more.

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Kaleidoscope Festival in Coquitlam

Kaleidoscope Festival

Create, explore, dance, eat! Kaleidoscope is celebrating 125 years of arts & culture in Coquitlam.

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Free Swim at Eagle Ridge Outdoor Pool in Coquitlam

Free Swim at Eagle Ridge Outdoor Pool

There will be a free swim at Eagle Ridge Pool on Friday, August 12!

From 6 – 8:30pm, enjoy a free swim at this local outdoor pool, courtesy of Westminster Savings!

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Neighbourhood Nights in Coquitlam

Neighbourhood Nights

Every Thursday evening in Coquitlam this summer, gather with neighbours at a local park for kids’ games, family activities and light refreshments.

Build relationships, promote neighbourhood safety and create a sense of community, while meeting your neighbours and having fun!

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Teddy Bear Picnic and Parade in Coquitlam

Teddy Bear Picnic and Parade

Fun for all young children – featuring storytelling, puppet shows, rovers, gymnastics and more on Sunday from 11AM-4PM. Also check out the Grand Parade from 9:45AM—11AM Sunday morning. Bring your teddy bears to watch as the parade marches up to the Teddy Bear Picnic at Town Centre Park!

Admission: $3 for the Picnic. Children 3 and under are free.

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Como Lake Fishing Derby in Coquitlam

Como Lake Fishing Derby

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016
Time: 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Como Lake, Coquitlam

The fishing derby attracts hundreds of children each year. As the children fish, parents are welcome to enjoy a pancake breakfast cooked by the Coquitlam Kinsmen Club. Remember to bring your own fishing pole and bait.

This is a free event for youth under 16 years of age. The Como Lake Fishing Derby has prize giveaways and a pancake breakfast available for a nominal charge.

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MEC Vancouver Race THREE, The Fast Blaster, returns as the third of seven events in the 2016 Race Series offering. Join us on April 10th for the race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location and who are all about getting active and staying fit.

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Kid’s Swap Meet in Coquitlam

Kid’s Swap Meet

Parents have been busy cleaning out their baby’s and children’s closets and toy boxes. Loads of goodies for those bargain hunters who want to purchase books, baby accessories, toys and clothes. Admission to attend the meet is free!

Easter Bunny Hop & Hunt in Coquitlam

Easter Bunny Hop & Hunt

Join us for this ‘Eggcellent’ Easter event. Games, crafts, face painting and an egg hunt to be enjoyed by the whole family. Registration and adult participation required.