What to do on Family Day in Edmonton, 2019

Family Day Sleigh Rides
We are so excited to have Dick Laurin Hay & Sleigh Rides BACK in Elmwood! 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.
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Free Admission to Royal Alberta Museum
Feed your curiosity from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Journey through millions of years of history and see thousands of objects, from dinosaurs and mammoths to tiny insects and glowing gems. See how Alberta’s Indigenous communities share knowledge and values through generations, and meet the people who shaped our province. Plus, visit thousands of live critters and have fun in our Children’s Gallery, complete with an archeological dig pit. Get ready to discover a history of Alberta you won’t find anywhere else.
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Family Day at the Legislature
Family Day is the perfect excuse to spend quality time with your loved ones. Enjoy FREE family fun at the Alberta Legislature on Monday, February 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Highlands Family Day
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.
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Family Day at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
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. Cosy up next to a campfire, learn to kick sled and snowshoe or visit the free photobooth 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.
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Fire & Ice Festival
Bring your family to the Fire and Ice Festival, hosted by the St. Albert Firefighters Local 2130. Activities include a kids obstacle course, skating, crafts, workshop with Home Depot, hot chocolate, Sleigh rides, fire performance, cabane a sucre, fire trucks and much more.
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Family Day Puzzle Challenge
Puzzled about what to do this coming Family Day? No need to fall to pieces worrying about planning an activity — join us at Mission: Fun & Games for a family-friendly puzzle championship with prizes for all! We have room for 12 groups of 3-5 (a 350 piece Cobble Hill puzzle will be provided to each). Once you’ve completed your puzzle, you’ll get the chance to pick a prize for your group from a selection of fun family games!
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Family Day Festivities at the Reuse Centre
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!
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Family Day at Greenland Garden Centre
Looking for something to do this Family Day? 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’.
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Family Day at Bonnie Doon
Join us for a special Family Day event! Enjoy activities throughout the centre like face painting, balloon artists, mini golf & more. Don’t miss the free meet and greet with Cinderella, Snow Queen and Beauty Princess! There are even FREE family portraits and crafts to make this a memorable occasion! Be sure to save the date for a fun filled day out with the family!
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Family Day Mini Carnival
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.
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Family Day Festival
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.
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Family Day Pancake Breakfast in Bannerman
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.
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Family Day in Beaumont
Come and enjoy your Family Day in Beaumont at the Community Centre from 12pm-4pm Wagon rides! Cabane à Sucre! Crafts! Inflatable games! Mini golf! Free hot chocolate! Free BBQ and much more!
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Family Day Chili Cookoff
Come down to the Community Hall and get your hands on some great grub! Free hot dog & chili for Community League members, $2 without membership card (tickets available at the door).
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Family Day Free Skating Event
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.
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Family Day Fun Skate in St. Albert
We would like to invite all of our amazing clients, family and friends to our 2nd Annual Appreciation Fun Skate! Come skating with us as a thank you for all of your amazing support!
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Aldergrove Family Fun Day 
Enjoy FAMILY DAY unplugged with us – there will be sleigh rides, outdoor and indoor activities, snacks, fire pit, performance by the Grove City Barbershop Harmony Chorus and other family friendly fun! What are you waiting for? Click “Going” to this Free Community Event and don’t forget to invite your fellow Aldergrove Neighbours!!!
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Family Day at Tawatinaw Valley
Family Fun Races (start at 1 pm)- All age groups can participate in a slalom course on skis or snowboard. The fastest in each age category will win a medal. Cardboard Races (build at 2 pm, race at 3 pm)- 8 teams of 4 (minimum age 5 years) will be given one roll of duct tape and several pieces of cardboard and one hour to create a toboggan masterpiece. Teams will race in heats to determine a winning team in which all 4 members of the team and their sled cross the finish line.
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Family Day Movie: Captain Underpants
On Family Day, February 18, bring your family and join our family at 1PM for popcorn and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Animated, PG, 2017, 1h29m). Two overly-imaginative pranksters hypnotize their school principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. It’s free! Everyone’s welcome!
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