Family day is coming up quick and there are so many fun things to do with the family in and around Edmonton! The best part is that many are free. Plan your family day weekend by using the details below.
Kids Can Catch – Feb 16th
Wabamun Lake, at the end of 50th Street in the Village of Wabamun
Volunteers are on-hand to help teach new anglers the proper ways to bait a hook, where to drop a line, and what to do once a fish has been caught. Registration opens up Feb 4th to reserve your spot!
Family Fun Day – Feb 17th
Vantage Pointe Church (6712 Delwood Rd)
Families come in all shapes and sizes and we want to celebrate our families with you. Join us for Chili, and games on Sunday, February 17, 2019. There will be lots of board games (even a couple of giant ones) as well as cookie decorating and other activities for the whole family.
Family Fun Fest – Feb 17th
9111 – 150 Ave
Free admission comes with a hotdog and hot cocoa. Activities include sleigh rides, a special craft activity, petting zoo, face painting & sparkle tattoos, caricatures, and skating (please bring a helmet).
Silver Skate Festival
Go on a horse-drawn sleigh ride, take a slide down the ice slice, check out snow sculptures, explore the Heritage Village and so much more.
Town of Morinville (10125 100 Avenue)
This weekend includes Bob Foster Kids Fun Fishing Derby, free family movie Ralph Breaks the Internet, horse sleigh rides, and more. Check the website to see which day the activities are on.
Family Day Festival
Steele Heights Baptist Church – 5812-149 Avenue
Our theme for this year is “Animal Kingdom” so we will have six different habitats to explore with special activities in each: Oceans, Grasslands, Tropical Rainforest, Desert, Polar, and Temperate Rainforest Mountains. You will receive your passport for these habitats at the front door. Entry is by donation. While you’re here be sure to check out The Joe Show.
Family DAY MINI Carnival
Mill Woods Towne Centre
Fill your Family Day with fun carnival activities at Mill Woods Town
Centre. On February 18, 2019, from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm, join us for some carnival games, stilts walker, glitter tattoos, popcorn, food, crafts, math games, and scavenger hunt in the mall.
Family Day Festivities
Bonnie Doon Centre 160 82 Avenue & 83 Street
Join us for a day filled with festive activities from Face Painting, Balloon Artists to Mini Golf & more! There will be free photos and meet and greet with Cinderella, Snow Queen, and Beauty Princess as well as FREE Family Portraits and Family Crafts to make this a memorable event for the Family to get together for a day filled with fun!
Greenland Garden Family Day Event
23108 Highway 16, Sherwood Park
Escape winter at Greenland Garden Center’s Family Day Event. Come and meet adoptable dogs and check out the two indoor gardens featuring hundreds of tropical and cactus surrounding a ‘blue lagoon’.
Free Family Day Skate
River Cree Resort 300 East Lapotac BLVD
Free Juice and Snacks!
All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Children must bring their own helmet. No sticks or puck allowed, skate rentals are not available on site.
Family Day Fun Workout
City Fit Shop 10036 81 Avenue
You and your family get to spend time racing, playing, and getting sweaty together! It’s a great way to spend your Family Day morning. Adults $16 & child $10
Family Day at the Legislature
107 Street and 97 Avenue
The Legislative Assembly invites Albertans to enjoy free family fun at the Alberta Legislature. Indoor excitement featuring world-class local performers, and outdoor adventure await.
Family Day Pancake Breakfast in Bannerman
14034 23 Street
Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast! We will be opening our skating rink on Family Day for 2 hours, with hot chocolate to warm up. If weather permits (above -15C), we will also supply bannock-roasting over an open fire.
Family Day Film-making Festival
Spend Family Day at the library! Embrace your cinematic creativity with all our awesome film-themed activities.
Family Day at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
13315 Buena Vista Road
Bundle up your family, beat the winter blues and “Get Closer” this Family Day! Indoors or outdoors, enjoy “arctic” activities and games throughout the zoo. Cozy up next to a campfire, learn to kicksled and snowshoe or visit the free photo booth to capture a family memory! Learn why the Edmonton Valley Zoo is an Arctic Ambassador Centre for Polar Bears International and how animals adapt to life in cold climates. Regular admission rates apply.
Edmonton Reuse Centre Family Day Festivities
6835 83 ST NW
Celebrate Family Day at the Reuse Centre! Join us for free drop-in activities for the whole family, including DIY Boardgames, balloon animals from The Balloon Fairies, custom bookmarks with your name from the Edmonton Calligraphic Society, treats, compost tea bags, facility tours and more!
Family Day at Tawatinaw Valley
61411 – Range Road 241A, Tawatinaw, Alberta
Register for family fun races, cardboard races, and other family fun. A DJ will be on site all day.
116 Main St, Spruce Grove
The first 400 people can enjoy a free pancake breakfast. There will also be hot chocolate, coffee, horse & wagon rides, fire pits & marshmallow roasting and more.
Free Admission to the Royal Alberta Museum
Enjoy Western Canada’s largest museum for free on family day! Explore the 4 exhibits which include a bug gallery, natural history, children’s gallery, and human history.
Edmonton Garrison Family Day Celebration
Corner of Mons Ave & Range Rd 244, Lancaster Park
Bring the family to enjoy some family day activities. The Edmonton Garrison Family Day Celebration is free with a donation to the Edmonton Garrison Chapels Food Bank.
Family Day at Rutherford House
11153 Saskatchewan Drive
Enjoy a free visit to the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford. Take a guided tour of the grounds and discover the unique personalities in the Rutherford family.
Family Day Carnival
Family Day Sleigh Rides
16415 83 Ave NW
Join us for sleigh rides, skating, snowshoeing (children and youth ONLY), games, snow painting, comfort food, and cocoa! We will be cooking bannock over the fire from 1-2!
Elmwood Community League Members – $10/family up to 5 people, $1/additional person.
Non-Members – $15/family up to 5 people, $1/additional person.
Fire & Ice Festival
Lacombe Lake Park – McKenney Avenue, St. Albert
Activities include a petting zoo, crafts with home depot, sleigh rides, Cabane à Sucre, an ice carver, kids firefighter obstacle course, hot chocolate, coffee, free hot dogs and smores, fire pits and more. Admission by donation to Muscular Dystrophy.
Highlands Golf Club Family Day Event
6603 Ada Boulevard
Join us on Monday, February 18th for our Annual Family Day event. The event is FREE with donations going to the Mustard Seed. Enjoy tobogganing, ice skating, sleigh rides, face painting, marshmallow roasting, BBQ, and hot chocolate.
Qualico Family Day at the Alberta Art Gallery
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
10am-5pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
Enjoy free admission and join us for art activities for kids and families.
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