Spending time with family is probably everyone’s favourite thing to do. Getting together, sharing good times and creating new memories with the ones who matter the most has a way of lifting your spirit. The upcoming family day weekend is the perfect time for some family fun. For those still looking for creative and exciting things to do, here are a few events you won’t want to miss this family day weekend:
GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival
The Calgary Downtown Association is back with the second edition of GLOW – Downtown Winter Lights Festival. Over the family day long weekend, Calgarians can enjoy spectacular one-of-a-kind light installations, projections and theatrical experiences throughout the downtown core. This festival of lights will be anchored by different hubs where festival goers can keep warm, enjoy refreshments and special performances.
WowFest is in Calgary for its seventh annual magic and arts festival. The WowFest Magic and Arts Festival will be presenting breathtaking magic performances suitable for the whole family. These showcases will feature homegrown talent from all across Canada. Festival-goers should expect thrilling performances from comedy magic duo Trevor and Lorena, illusionist Michael Berends, and many more outstanding magical guests.
There’s nothing better than affordable, family-oriented entertainment. Join in on the fun at the WowFest Magic Arts Festival on February 17th and 18th at the BMO theatre in the Rocky Ridge YMCA.
3. Funderful Family Fun Day Celebration
Get excited for the biggest and most vibrant family day party in Calgary! With everything from cookie decorating and arts and crafts to a Gamers fun truck and photobooths, the Funderful Family Fun Day Celebration is the perfect option for yourself and the little ones.
Spend Family day with your loved ones at the Eau Claire Market. Come along and enjoy arts and crafts, a carebear dance party, carnival games, face painting and more. This event is perfect for all ages but is especially sure to thrill the kids – and, to top it all off, it’s all for free!
Click here to stay in the loop with the Eau Claire Family Fun Day happening on February 18th.
5. Family Fun Festival at Granary Road
Enjoy fun in the sun and snow at the Family Fun Festival at Granary Road. Create lasting memories over the family day long weekend (February 16th and 17th) as you enjoy wagon rides, build snowmen, go skating, play Jenga and much more. Not in the mood for games? That’s no problem! Roast marshmallows, sip on some warm cider or spend time with some four-legged furry friends instead. This festival has tons of activities for the whole family.
Check out all the details for Granary Road’s Family Fun Festival here.
The family day long weekend is the perfect opportunity for some quality time with your favourite people. With tons of family-friendly options in Calgary, there’s no shortage of fun for the entire family.