Cheapies & Freebies

Having kids can get expensive but having fun with kids does not have to be. Many of the other pages include activities that can be done for free but this page is dedicated for those special deals that come along every once in awhile.

Please note that these deals are subject to change without notice. We encourage you to call the facility before you head out on your fun activities!

Mountain Goat Mountain (Family Fun Calgary)
Head on a Virtual Theatrical Adventure With Mountain Goat Mountain

Legend says that a mysterious creature lives in the wilds of Mountain Goat Mountain. Is it a myth? Or will you be the one to prove that it’s real? Join the Calgary Arts Commons and Threshold for an audio theatre experience this May. Your family will use an audio device,
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We Did It! Art Class (Family Fun Calgary)
We Made It! A Super Hero Art Class With We Did It!

On May 31, 2021, join Andrea and Desiree for another exciting art class! Using some basic art supplies, Andrea will reveal some of her favourite Super Heroes and how to draw them. This class is perfect for kids between the ages of 5 – 10. Please consider registering by donation.
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Sport Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)
Faces of Calgary Sport: Glenmore Reservoir Water Sports

Sport Calgary is providing a FREE opportunity to connect with Calgary’s water sports community, learn more about the sport in the Calgary area, and help you discover if sailing, rowing, or canoeing/kayaking are the right sport for you. ABOUT FACES OF CALGARY SPORT With the side effects of the pandemic
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Community Nature Adventure Playground (Family Fun Calgary)
Calgary Recreation: Community Nature Adventure Playground

This summer, it’s time to get out and play. Calgary Recreation has some FREE playground programs for the summer of 2021. The Community Nature Adventure Playground program is a FREE drop-in program for kids of all ages. Kids can come out and play at a variety of locations around the
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Science Rendezvous (Family Fun Calgary)
Science Rendezvous Has Gone Virtual – Try a Trip to Space!

Science Rendezvous is Canada’s largest public science festival, with more than 300 simultaneous events taking place annually across the country. From the serious to the quirky, free events and lab tours normally take place on campuses and in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues, engaging adults, families and youth in
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Garage Sales (Family Fun Calgary)
Garage Sales on Parade: 2021 Edition

Pick up a bargain or two while browsing a whole community full of garage sales! This is the best way to save time if you like to find some deals. If you know of a community garage sale or ‘parade of garage sales’ that we don’t have on our list
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Frugal Living 101 (Family Fun Calgary)
Who Made Me the Grown-Up?! Five Areas for Frugal Living

You know how the grown-ups in Charlie Brown sound? Well, at the risk of sounding like a boring old grown-up, I feel like I need to remind myself how to live frugally. Pack your lunch! Shop used! Turn out the lights! Make do and mend! Sigh. Make a Budget Before
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Currie Tree and Treasure Hunt (Family Fun Calgary)
Currie Trees and Treasure Hunt

Earth Day is April 22 and your family can take part in the Currie Tree and Treasure Hunt to explore some of Calgary’s oldest and largest trees! From April 22–30, 2021, Calgarians can enjoy the outdoors by scanning QR codes at 10 noteworthy trees throughout Currie to learn more about
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Sampler (Family Fun Calgary)
Sign up for Free Samples from Sampler

  Remember how much fun it was when grocery stores handed out samples? Studies show that 62% of consumers think product sampling is the best way to convince them to change brands, and you can see why that is true. When the kids try a sample of something new and love
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Board & Card Games (Family Fun Calgary)
Family-Friendly Board and Card Games . . . and Reasons to Introduce Them at a Young Age!

Thanks to Family Fun Toronto editor, Lori, for sharing this article with us! It truly would be too big of a task to share with you all of the great, family-friendly games out there today . . . because it is plentiful and exhaustive. So, I’ll only pass on a
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