Discovery Day

West Convention Centre / Open to the Public

Discovery Day is an outreach event designed to educate the public about the mineral exploration industry and build awareness about the importance of minerals and metals in our everyday lives. Bring the whole family down to experience the intrigue and excitement of our industry, with interactive and educational displays that will engage both adults and children.

Join us on Sunday, January 21 from 10 AM – 2 PM for a day of learning and fun!

Featured presentations:

  • Gold panning with Yukon Dan
  • Stump a Geo – bring your favourite rocks in and see if the geologist can identify it for you!
  • Britannia Mine Museum
  • Get a sense for what it’s like for a geologist in the field with an exploration tent display
  • BelowBC
  • Yukon fossils display
  • Spike, the Whitecaps team mascot
  • Cotton candy, face-painting, balloon animals, and more!


Sunday, Jan 21 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)


Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver,


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