An afternoon of fall fun

DiscoverFest at VIU features activities for all ages. From cookie decorating to complex science experiments, there's something for everyone. 

Discover possibilities for the future

We're offering full campus tours by student ambassadors, and the recruitment team will be on hand to answer questions about becoming a VIU student. 

Fun activities

  • pumpkin patch and pumpkin carving
  • cookie decorating
  • free hot chocolate and coffee
  • bouncy castles for kids of all ages
  • check out the library for a different kind of story time and learn about community library cards
  • learn about the incredible research VIU students have done in the last year
  • Master Gardeners from Milner Gardens will answer gardening questions
  • take part in science experiments
  • Lightening Talks: 5-minute expert talks with passionate and engaging VIU professors
  • attend a recruitment presentation
  • campus tours with current VIU students
  • games with VIU Mariners Volleyball stars
  • Storm the Stairs, a Frontrunners race with incredible prizes 

With all these great options to choose from, you're sure to have a good time -- and maybe learn something too!