Things to do in Calgary this Weekend with Kids | February 14-16

Doesn’t it feel like we’ve made it though that long stretch of winter that is January? In our house, we’re feeling rejuvenated, excited to get out there and into the community. This weekend, Calgary is bustling with activities that you can do with the kids, here’s where to start:


Family Fridays: Kids Admission for $5 to Telus Spark 

All children under 17 years old get into Spark for only $5 between 4PM – 9PM.* It’s the perfect way to end the week stress-free. VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL (Friday, Feb 14 only):  The Princess Bride (1987) will be playing at 6:30pm in the dome theatre, Craft a special felt heart for the special someone in your life in Makers workshop, Treat yo’ self and the whole fam jam to a special Valentine’s dinner in the Spark Eatery Make your way throughout the entire science centre, climb in the Creative Kids Museum, explore anatomy in BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, get cozy in the Dome theatre, munch down on some treats from the Spark Eatery. De-stress your week with Spark!


Valentine’s Day Party at Springfree Trampoline

Please join us on February 15th from 1:00-4:00pm for the sweetest little Valentines Party ever!
Cupcakes decorating, face painting, trampoline play and more!
Free for everyone and you will be entered to win your very own Springfree Trampoline Birthday Party!

Drop in Try Winter Orienteering 

Join us for a fun winter orienteering event or give it a try. This is a fun ski/skate activity event for families with kids of all ages and experience levels. Registration is $3 and includes fun ski and skate navigation courses suitable for all ages and ability levels, and goodies and hot chocolate when you’re done. Skate Rentals are available on site. Please dress for the weather, bring a mug for hot cocoa and an adventurous attitude.

Family Day at Calgary Harley 

For the first time, Calgary Harley-Davidson will have a kid-friendly indoor track for electric bicycles! ** Kids must bring their own helmets** – Electric Bicycle indoor track – Motorclothes Sales – Snacks and beverages – Hair tattoos by Kelli with Best of Seven Barbers – Temporary tattoos – First 15 families to RSVP will receive a goodie bag!! (must show Eventbrite ticket, limit to one bag per family).

Crashed Ice Rink is Open! 

Obstacle course races, prizes and snacks. Fun for all ages! It’s the weekend you’ve been waiting for and the Crashed Ice rink is open for FUN. Don’t forget your skates!

Fishtaval at Bow Valley Habitat 

Kick off Alberta’s Family Fishing Weekend with FREE outdoor family fun and reduced admission to our Discovery Centre, $5 (+tax) per person. Please note: The Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery will be OPEN for this event! That means that you can come out and feed the fish!! Visit Investigation Stations to learn about fish and winter recreation in Alberta! Investigation stations are open from 10am – 4pm. Last Admission to the Discovery Centre at 3:15pm.

Crafting at the Cat Cafe

Craft a felt cat toy for that special kitty in your life this Valentines Day. HeartFelt Calgary joins us to create these adorable catnip heart toys in this fun and interactive workshop. You will be guided step by step on how to create these felt crafts, and will be provided all supplies to take home 3 hearts for your kitties. Includes all supplies, instruction, and a quick KITTY VISIT.

Make a Clay Pot Critter at Michaels

Kids club, make a clay pot critter! Saturday, February 15 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMCost: $3 per project, ages 3+, supplies included


Winterfest on 4th

Join the 4th Street BIA and the City of Calgary for this FREE family-friendly event! We are celebrating winter fun and Family Day in Alberta with plenty of fun activities to check out! * 9-hole mini-putt course in Central Memorial Park * Penguin and snowman carnival games * Winter activity with Calgary Recreation leaders * DJ music and dance games * Fire pits to stay toasty warm * Hot chocolate (for the first 100 attendees) * Special offers from many 4th Street businesses! We hope to see you and your family there!

Sunday Funday at Devonian Gardens 

Finding activities for the kids during winter can be difficult. Grab the family and visit us on Sunday afternoons at Devonian Gardens for some great, free activities: – get inspired by the fish and paint your best coy – learn about nature, flowers, bird species and gardens – complete a puzzle or do some colouring.

Southview Ice Skating Sundays

Weather and rink permitting, free hot chocolate, music, skate bars available for use. Donations accepted, donations of skates and equipment welcomed!

What are you doing this weekend?

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