PlayDome returns for Spring Break 2018 {Events}

PlayDome
Spring break is less than two weeks away! Normally I’m pretty chill about this and look forward to sleeping in with the kids, tossing ideas around with lots of time to check them off. But not this year. I started back to work recently and suddenly I need day camps on holidays, daycare for Pro D days, and to plan things way in advance in order to book time off of work. So this year, we took stock of some of our must dos and prioritized activities. At the top of everyone’s list was our family spring break fave: PlayDome at BC Place!

The perfect destination on a rainy day or to chase the boredom away, PlayDome is Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival packed with over 45 different rides and attractions, prizes to be won and loads of delicious fair food options to try. But it’s only here for six days, so be sure to pencil it in!

PlayDome is where the action is every day from March 28th until Monday April 2nd and there are rides for nearly every age and stage making it a great family treat. With children under 2 admitted for free and Spectator Guest Passes available for adults accompanying small children on a limited number of rides, PlayDome at BC Place makes it easier for young families to attend and enjoy themselves without breaking the bank, and if you buy your tickets online you’ll save even more money! Which will probably go towards mini donuts if you’re anything like us!

Dates and Times:

Wednesday, March 28, 2018       11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday, March 29, 2018           11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday, March 30, 2018                10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Extended Hours!
Saturday, March 31, 2018            10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Extended Hours!
Sunday, April 1, 2018                   10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Extended Hours!
Monday, April 2, 2018                  10:00 AM –   6:00 PM

Location: BC Place – Enter Gate A (near Terry Fox Plaza)

Online Pre-Purchase Tickets: 

$29.95+tax Dome Pass (valid for full day, all rides)
$49.00+tax Ultimate Pass (6-days, all rides)
$9.95+tax Guest Pass (required to enter as a spectator. Limited rides available)
**Children under 2 years old admitted free (for safety reasons, they are not permitted to ride)

Tickets Purchased at the Door: 

$33.35+tax Dome Pass (valid for full day, all rides)
$61.90+tax Ultimate Pass (6-days, all rides)
$14.29+tax Guest Pass (required to enter as a spectator. Limited rides available)
**Children under 2 years old admitted free (for safety reasons, they are not permitted to ride)

For groups of 10 or more contact: Group Sales at 604 252 3663 or [email protected]

Find more information at bcplace.com/playdome or phone 604-669-2300. Follow BC Place on Facebook, @BCPlace on Instagram and don’t forget to hashtag #PlayDome on Twitter.

Tickets are on sale now

What’s your favourite thing to do during spring break?

95 Comments


  1. Wow and wow again. PlayDome is absolutely massive. When you say it’s back again, do you just mean it’s reopened or that all this gets built and moved around (like a circus)?

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  2. I have never brought my kids there, look so fun, definitely going to try this year! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Something to do with the kids to keep them busy!

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  4. My favorite spring break activities or nature walks.

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  5. Looking forward to Playdome this spring break! My kids are going to love it!

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  6. It looks so fun! Our favourite spring break activity is planting the garden ☺️

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  7. I love taking walks with my daughters in the spring! We get to discover all the new flowers and greenery together!

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  8. Our favourite spring break activity is to go on adventures like Van Dusen gardens, hiking, and biking.

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  9. Our favorite spring break activity is spending time together outside in the beautiful weather!

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  10. My favorite thing to do during spring break with my kids is go to English bay beach & do some shell searching and meditation they love to meditate and ground themselves from everyday school life.

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  11. This looks so fun! My favourite Spring Break activity is playing outside at park playgrounds with our toddler. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  12. Favorite spring activities are walks with my kids and dogs. Picnics at the parks. Ice cream

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  13. We love hiking over Spring Break!

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  14. Just spending time with my family is awesome! Staycation is so much fun.

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  15. My favorite thing to do on spring break is to ski/snowboard with my family!!

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  16. I love Going to parks on spring break and enjoying the nice weather

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  17. My favourite Spring Break activity is getting outside to enjoy the longer daylight hours 🙂

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  18. I love having silly string fights ( weather permitting )

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  19. I love going for bike rides on spring break

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  20. Spring Break Family Movies at Cineplex for $2.99

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  21. Our favourite activity is everything! Spending the days with family and friends that are usually busy doing the school/ after school activity rush

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  22. Going to the park with my kids

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  23. My favourite spring activity is kayaking with the family!

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  24. My favourite Spring Break activity is doing arts & crafts with my little one! We also love going to the park when it’s not raining 🙂

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  25. My favourite spring break activity is spending quality time with my kids! Whether it’s playing at a park or doing stuff at home I love being able to spend all day with them!

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  26. This looks fun for my kids on spring break ❤️💜

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  27. My favorit activity would be taking the kidlet swimming

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  28. LOVE JUST GETTING OUTSIDE!!

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  29. Spend time with family and friends. Finding new adventures

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  30. Spring break is awesome not only do we get to spend more time with the kids but it’s a reason to do fun things. We love taking the kids to bc play dome.

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  31. My favourite Spring Break activity is taking the kids to Science World.

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  32. Our favourite spring break activity is exploring our beautiful city out in the nature.

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  33. LOVE having an excuse to be off work to spend time with my daughter! LoL We love being out. Hiking or the playground. 🙂

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  34. Our favourite spring break activity is definitely getting outside and going for hikes! Plus PlayDome 😉

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  35. Going and doing outdoor activities! We also love going to play dome.

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  36. Just hanging out with my kids!

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  37. Love having the extra time to spend with my kids over springbreak, spring brings warmer days from spontaneous bbq’s or first day trips to our favorite river spot on surprisingly warm sunny days and quiet early morning bonfires with coffee & hot chocolates.

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  38. We love hikes and exploring new places … but most of all our family LOVES rides !!!

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  39. Camping and hiking with the family!

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  40. Looks so fun. Our favourite spring break activity is going for bike rides and checking out all the local parks !!

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  41. Depends on weather, anything outdoors with my active 12 yr olds, if the weather is good or swimming/rock climbing/movies if weather is not so good.

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  42. We love outdoor activities!! Playground at my nearest park!! Enjoying the weather!! 🙂

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  43. We want to go with my little girl!! We really love going to the playground and a lot of fresh air!

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  44. spending Precious time with Our Boy’s Sheldon and Paul as much as We can 🙂

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  45. My favorite spring break activity is sleeping in!!!

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  46. Spending time with Our Boy’s Sheldon and Paul as much as We can

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  47. My families favourite spring break activity is anything as long as we are together! We do a bunch of small things and one large thing each year. Includes trips to the zoo, the bird conservatory or the movies. But playdome would definitely knock all of that outof the water! 😊

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  48. Love being outside with the kids. Especially forest walks.

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  49. We love doing the kids workshop at home depot!

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  50. Love going to parks when Spring is sprung.

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  51. We have never been to the playdome before!! During spring break we love going for walks and finding rocks to paint!

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  52. We love going for walks and can’t wait to start going to the zoo!

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  53. We love getting outside in the spring! Especially if it’s ebeen a long winter.

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  54. Love to spend time with my son on Spring Break, exploring the city and places we haven’t been before.

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  55. Spend quality time with my child to do whatever she wants and walk around the neighborhood

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  56. My favourite spring break activity is going to park with my nieces because they have a break from school!

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  57. Our fav thing to do for spring break is going to any fun place like Energyplex and Jump2it

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  58. My favourite thing is doing a staycation and being a tourist in Vancouver.

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  59. We love gallivanting around the city and exploring old and new things!

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  60. My favourite thing to do over Spring Break is spending it with family. What better way of doing this than spending it at a carnival. Fun for everyone, and building memories together.

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  61. Are favorite spring break thing to do is out side activities like the park walks and going for ice cream.

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  62. We love going to the carnival at Lansdowne Mall 😍

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  63. Our favorite spring break activity is hiking

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  64. My kids loves to play in the playgrounds.

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  65. Unfortunately living on the Sunshine Coast we don’t get these fun activities but we have lots of outdoor space around the coast to explore. Winning passes would be a life saver as it costs an arm and a leg to travel over to the city on the ferry for any fun family activities.

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  66. My favourite spring break activity is skiing

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    1. This looks like so much fun! My favorite thing to do during spring break is take my kids to the Woodland Park Zoo.

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  67. Going to park with my little ones!

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  68. My fav thing is going to Playdome !

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  69. My favourite thing to do with the dudes on spring break is anything random. Going to the lake for the day to throw rocks in the water, driving out to the mcdonalds in chilliwack to have lunch and play or to let them sleep on the couch or in a Fort. Fun stuff.

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  70. Favourite thing to do is go the park, bike or scooter around with the kids!

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  71. Love to just walk with my little one in the park and play with her! Simple and joyful!

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  72. Love to just walk with my little one in the park and play with her! Simple and joyful! Also go to aqurium

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  73. Just not rushing anywhere during the break is a good break, followed by park visits!

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  74. My son loves sleeping in and going to play some in springbreak. We go every year

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  75. I love gardening in the spring – I like getting my kids involved in trying (ahem… trying) to grow some veggies in our tiny little plot! 🙂

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  76. Sometimes i wish it wasn’t so expensive. I have never taken the kids.

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  77. We have never been to playdome it looks like so much fun for all ages, we definitely have to go this year.

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  78. I been there once, it’s a lot of fun, takes some money though

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  79. When I see things like this I always feel a little sad about being on the island (Victoria). The cost of taking the ferry makes things so expensive for us… I know, it’s been a thorn for a million years. Sigh.

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  80. I have never gotten to take my son but he just turned 5, this looks like so much fun! Hope I get to take him
    Soon 🙂

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  81. Sounds like a lot of fun! My favourite thing to do in the spring is finally being able to walk outside.

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  82. An amazing Spring Break activity, inside for a rainy climate! A great idea!

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