What to Do on Family Day in #yeg

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Family Day is one of my favorite holidays because there is so much fun to be had with the family in #yeg so here is what is happening on February 15th (2016)!

DCC Kids Toys and Games Flea Market

This Family Day marks the first annual Dutch Canadian Club Kids Toys and Games Flea Market; you can buy, sell or trade gently used toys and games, participate in Dutch games and more!

When: February 15 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: 13312 152 Street NW
Cost: FREE

Family Day at the YMCA

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is inviting you and your family to have a fun and active family day! The activities vary with each location and you can find all the details here.

When: February 15 | 7 am to 9 pm
Where: Castle Downs Family YMCA | Don Wheaton Family YMCA | Jamie Platz Family YMCA | William Lutsky Family YMCA
Cost: FREE

Family Day at Your AGA

The Art Gallery of Alberta invites your family to enjoy the exhibitions, art activities and family friendly fun for free on family day!

When: February 15 | 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta
Cost: FREE

Family Day Festival

Enjoy a pancake breakfast at the Mcleod Community League before heading over to Steele Heights Baptist Church for games, sledding, skating, fishin’ hole, crafts and more! More details here.

When: February 15 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Mcleod Community League + Steele Heights Baptist Church
Cost: FREE

Family Day Fun at EPL

The Edmonton Public Library invites you to spend family day at the library with special activities for the whole family!

When: February 15 | 1 to 5 pm
Where: Various EPL Locations
Cost: FREE

Family Day Fun at the Zoo

Spend some time at the Edmonton Valley Zoo and find out why they are an Arctic Ambassador Centre for Polar Bears International. While you are there be sure to stop by the Polar Bear craft table and participate in the animal families scavenger hunt.

When: February 15 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

Family Day Open House

The Reuse Centre invites you and your loved ones to create and explore the Reuse Centre; there will be crafting as well as information on reusing and a tour of the centre.

When: February 15 | 12 to 3 pm
Where: 6835 83 Street
Cost: FREE

Family Fun Day

City Hall is the place to be for all of your Family Day fun! Enjoy performances by Hoffman & Brown, Nikolai the Juggler, a Concrete Theatre performance of the play The Early Bloomers, crafts, balloon sculptures and more! Then venture outside and take a twirl on the City Hall ice rink, go for a hayride, roast bannock over an open fire and check out the Family Day games and activities on the Square. Free skate and helmet rentals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Food trucks will be on site.

When: February 15th | 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: Edmonton City Hall & Churchill Square
Cost: FREE

Family Fishing Weekend

On Family Fishing Weekend anyone is able to go fishing without a fishing license; on open bodies of water (not in National Parks). You are required to follow all fishing regulations and you can find all the details here.

When: February 13 to 15
Where: Various locations
Cost: FREE

Fire and Ice Festival

The Annual Fire and Ice Festival is back again this year and it won’t disappoint! There will be a fire fighter obstacle course for the kids, skating, pond hockey with the fire fighters, horse drawn sleigh rides, bon fires, hot chocolate and so much more!

When: February 15 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Lacombe Lake Park (St. Albert)
Cost: FREE

Silver Skate Festival

The Silver Skate Festival is Edmonton’s longest running outdoor festival and it has a lot to offer! There will be snow sculptures, winter sports, horse drawn wagon rides, life performances, and so much more. You can find the full schedule of events here.

When: February 12 to 21
Where: Hawrelak Park
Cost: FREE

Sleigh Rides & Pony Rides

Whitemud Equine Learning Centre is offering sleigh rides and pony rides on Family Day! Book your time slot now in order to spend time in the saddle in February.

When: February 15th | 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Whitemud Equine Learning Centre
Cost: Regular Admission

SnoMo Days

SnoMo Days is an Alberta Winter Festival dedicated to supporting motorized and non-motorized winter leisure sports and family orientated winter leisure activities. You can find the full schedule of activities here.

When: February 13 to 15
Where: Alberta Beach
Cost: Varies

Sugar Shack

Family Day fun at the Multicultural Heritage Centre, with activities both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting)
Sugar Shack with activities that include making maple sugar candy.

When: February 15th | 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Multicultural Heritage Centre, Stony Plain
Cost: $2.00

Winterfete: Family Day at the Legislature

All the way from the Edmonton Federal Building through the pedway and up to the fifth floor of the Legislature Building, you’ll find Family Day magic around every corner.

When: February 15th | 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Alberta Legislature Building
Cost: FREE

Wishing you a wonderful family day!





**You can find a full round-up of what to do with the family this weekend (February 12 to 14) here!**

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