Things to do in Calgary this Weekend with Kids | Jan 31 – Feb 2


Kick off the Hot Chocolate Fest

Bring your friends, family, and sweet tooth over to Southcentre Mall as we kick off the 9th Annual YYC Hot Chocolate Fest! All of the fun will take place on Friday, January 31 from 4 PM until 7 PM! Be the first to sample the unique, chocolaty creations concocted by a few off our participants, and get a sneak peak of what’s in store for YYC Hot Chocolate Fest 2020. Don’t forget to download the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest app!

$5 Admission to Telus Spark for Kids

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! Tickets available at the door.


Chinese New Year at Livingstone Homes

We’re celebrating Chinese New Year in Livingston, and we’d love for you to join in on the festivities. Bring the entire family down to our Livingston showhome parade while trying some lucky themed food and family-friendly activities. Treat yourself to Chinese dumplings, spring rolls or sweet rice balls, participate in a showhome showdown, and take in all the inspiration from our stunning new homes.

Skate Party & Winter Festival

Come skate with your family or play hockey on the rink, enjoy a bonfire along with hot chocolate, treats and popcorn. We will have games to play too! Free for everyone and a great chance to meet your neighbors! This event is weather dependent. If mother nature doesn’t cooperate we will have the event on February 22.

Loose Parts pop-up Adventure Play

Come and play with us in Echo Park (MacEwan Ridge Cl NW)! FREE for everyone. Join us for Loose Parts and Pop-up Adventure Play. Come prepared to be outside, enjoy some mess, and rediscover your playful spirit as a family with the Vivo Play Ambassadors.


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.

Family Concert: The Boy Who could Sing Colors

Based on the book by American writer Seymour Leichman, “The Boy Who Could Sing Pictures” is a story of Luca, son of the Bustelo-the-Jester, in which he discovers his gift of magical song. The adventure follows Luca through a summer-long tour of surprises and wonders, and reaches a climax with a fateful encounter with the evil ministers “Reducto”, and “Canoli”. Luca learns to trust his talents and saves the day, and the kingdom too!

Sunday Skate Open Roll with Calgary Roller-skate Club

This is an open drop-in where the skate community gets together to roll, share and learn from one another. Want to practice what you’ve learned in our skate classes? Then come roll with us at Sunday Skate. SKATE RENTALS are available with 24 hours notice. Once you have booked your class online please email us at with your skate size.

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!


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