Family Day



The 30th Annual Family Day is on Monday Feb 17

Take the whole family to a provincial historic site or museum to take advantage of free admission on Family Day. Explore the great outdoors with free winter activities in provincial parks.


Historic sites and museums

Free admission is available on Feb.17 at eight provincial heritage facilities.

  •  Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller)
  •  Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (Fort Macleod)
  •  Frank Slide Interpretive Centre (Crowsnest Pass)
  •  Remington Carriage Museum (Cardston)
  •  Royal Alberta Museum (Edmonton)
  •  Rutherford House (Edmonton)
  •  Reynolds-Alberta Museum (Wetaskiwin)


Alberta Parks

Enjoy the great outdoors with winter sports, activities and festivals at Alberta parks. A full list of upcoming events is available at


Family Fishing Weekend

Get hooked on ice fishing! The Family Day weekend is one of two annual family fishing weekends where you can tackle fishing without a licence. All regulations still apply.


City of Calgary


Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Market

Spend Family Day at Eau Claire Market. This free, family event includes children’s crafts, balloon animals, carnival games and a magician.

When: Monday, February 17, 2020
Time: 11 am
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
Admission: Free


Family Day Pajama Party

Head over to the Central Library in your fuzziest PJs this Family Day to enjoy crafts, treats, a cartoon marathon, and much more with the whole fam.
Time: Noon to 4 pm
Where: Central Library — 800 3rd Street SE
Admission: Free


Winter ice skating at Olympic Plaza

Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Olympic Plaza — 228 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free, skates are also available to rent


Family Day at The Military Museums

Bring the family down to The Military Museums’ annual Family Day event from 9am – 5pm.  Take part in the day’s activities including black powder demonstrations by the Yankee Valley Historical Society, our regimental museums’ weapons and swords display, board games, and more! Details

The Military Museums, 4520 Crowchild Trail, Calgary


Okotoks Family Day

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM @ The Okotoks Recreation Centre, 99 Okotoks Dr

  • Free Leisure Skating
  • Free Family Aquafitness
  • Free Family Swimming
  • Free Public Gymnasium



 Join us for a variety of free activities on Family Day!

Pancake Breakfast- 9:00am until food runs out, Civic Centre

Kids Carnival- 10am-2pm, Civic Centre

Outdoor Activities- 12pm-2pm, Ag Grounds

Dodgeball Tournament- 2pm-4pm, Strathmore Motor Products Sports Centre