Family Day Activities for the Whole Family in Calgary, Cochrane & Langdon
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Winter Fun for the Whole Family This Family Day

February 10, 2017

February can feel like a very long short month. However, with Family Day weekend in the middle, breaking up the month, we have the opportunity to get out and enjoy time together. Family Day is all about spending time as a family, so check out some events happening the next two weekends in Calgary, Cochrane, Langdon, and beyond!

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YYC HotChocolate Fest

Where: Various Locations

When: February 1-28, 2017

What: Hot Chocolate is being created and sold all over Calgary the month of February, with a portion of the proceeds going to Calgary Meals on Wheels. To find out which shops are selling hot chocolate, visit the link for the location map.

Glow - Downtown Winter Light Festival

Where: Various Public Spaces Downtown

When: February 17-20, 2017 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm daily

What: All over downtown, there will be unique light installations, projections, and other art forms to explore by local, national and international artists. Specific locations are included in the link above.

Family FISHtival

Where: Bow Habitat Station

When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00pm

What: The whole family will have fun learning about the tips and tricks you'll need before you head out on your next fishing trip. There will be outdoor and indoor activities, including feeding the fish, fish trivia, a magnetic fishing game, showshoeing, marshmallow roasting, and so much more!

"We Are Family" Event

Where: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

When: Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

What: Get outside and explore with nature games, wildlife crafts, scavenger hunts and more at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary.

Winterfest at Fort Calgary

Where: Fort Calgary

When: February 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

What: Fort Calgary is hosting a number of Winter activities, like a Quebecois sugar stack, workshops, plays, and kids games all day.

Cochrane & Area

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Where: Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

When: February 11 & 12, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday, and 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Sunday

What: The ultimate hockey experience the whole family will enjoy! Get your autograph from your favourite players, test your skills, and cheer for your local hockey teams! There are lots of other activities, which will make the whole weekend a blast! Visit the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour to find out more!

Canmore Winter Carnival

Where: Canmore, AB

When: February 4-12, 2017

What: Make the most of winter with ice carving competitions, kids’ ice carving , skating parties, street hockey, log sawing competitions, the always entertaining pooch parade, art crawls and the popular Snowy Owl Kid N' Mutt races.

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Day

Where: Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

When:  Monday, February 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

What: Family sports, bouncers, public skating and a RCMP vs. Fire Fighters Hockey Game, and a bunch more are all available on Family Day. 


Movie Day at the Fieldhouse

Where: Langdon Fieldhouse

When: February 11, 2017 - 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm showings

What: Three movies are playing at the Fieldhouse: Trolls at 1:30 pm, Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them at 4:00 pm, and How to be Single at 8:00 pm. For more details, visit the Langdon Community Association website.

To find more activities for you and your family, visit the Family Fun Ultimate Guide to Fun Family Events in Calgary - 2017 Edition. Have a great Family Day weekend!

Your family will love living in one of the following Harmony Park communities:

  • Boulder Creek Estates in Langdon offers a small town feeling, and lots of space for your family to grow with reasonably priced Estate homes and lots.
  • Heritage Hills in Cochrane is the perfect city escape with views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, with townhomes and single family homes to suit any budget.
  • Spring Valley Estates in Airdrie is coming soon, and offers more variety with condos, starter homes, and estates.