Special Guests and Activities

Expand your visit by attending some of our special programming. From performers to make-and-take crafts, our added activities will help you grow your curiosity and enjoy the magic of science and art.​​​

Check out our weekday and weekend programs below!

Academie Duello

This weekend, join master sword experts from Academie Duello and learn how the training, technology and technique of swordplay has evolved from centuries old martial arts to modern competitive fencing.

Meet Parks Canada

Have you ever wondered about forest fires and forest critters? If so, drop by and meet Parks Canada! They'll be under the dome every Friday–Monday all summer long with fun activities and live shows that'll inspire you to explore the outdoors.

Family Science Programming

Join us once a month for free, hands-on science programming. Discover a new theme each month and explore activities that you can try out at home for your own Family Science Nights!

Last Sunday of the month
10am–11:30am
KSSP Community Space

First responders are an important and integral part of every community. Join Vancouver firefighters, BC paramedics, Vancouver police, Ecomm 911 and the Canadian Border Services Agency as they showcase who our first responders are, what they do, the technology they use and the role that science plays in their work.

October 18 & 19

Join us for this Iron Chef inspired activity and go away with great prizes and memories! After registering on-site (all ages welcome!), 10 teams will have 5 minutes to design and 30 minutes to build a creation based on a specific theme using a mystery "ingredient."

2nd Saturday & Sunday of the month
2pm
Dyson Innovation Lab

Meet scientists, researchers and other science-based professionals! Engage in activities and learn about experiences related to their fields of expertise.

2nd Saturday & Sunday of the month