Family Quest/Family Day Weekend
Thursday, February 17 – Monday, February 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Heritage Park, Calgary
Activities include a scavenger hunt, car-building competition, family dress up, and yo-yo/hollihoop challenges. Families even get a chance to perform a live Radio Show challenge!
Winter Carnival at Fort Calgary
February 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fort Calgary Historic Park, Calgary
Carnival games, winter crafts, a treasure hunt, sleigh rides and sing-alongs keep your family active and together through the day.
The Chronicles of Narnia Exhibition
Saturday, January 29 – Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Telus World of Science, Edmonton
This extraordinary interactive exhibit showcases C.S. Lewis’s fantasy world of Narnia in a 5,000 square foot entertainment and educational experience. Covering topics like geography, archaeology, engineering and the impact people have had on nature as they pertain to the books, this exhibit will be an unforgettable literary adventure.
Silver Skate Festival
Friday, February 18 to Monday, February 21, William Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Last year, this festival attracted over 30,000 visitors and it keeps getting bigger! The festival includes a wide variety of free activities like and EPIC ice slide, family snow sculpting, figure skating demonstrations, horse drawn sleigh rides and much more. New to the festival this year is a dog sledding demonstration put on by the Northern Alberta Mushers Association.
Read about Family Day activities happening in Southern Ontario and Saskatchewan.