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!

Franco Festival (Family Fun Calgary
Franco Festival Offers Free Family Fun

Franco Festival Calgary will be held on August 13 – 14, 2021, at Edworthy Park and online, with FREE family fun. The Calgary Franco Festival promotes and shares the cultural richness of Calgary’s large Francophone community in all its diversity with the general public. It’s a celebration of many Francophone
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Downtown Summer Stage (Family Fun Calgary)
Enjoy the Summer Stage Downtown

Downtown summer stage performances are back for 2021! The stage will be at various locations across downtown, bringing sweet summer sounds and family-friendly performances to you every weekend. Find the stage and who will be performing here: Downtown Summer Stage: When: July 2 – August 28, 2021 Time: 1:30
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Calgary Fringe Festival Logo (Family Fun Calgary)
You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry . . . You’ll Come to the Calgary Fringe Festival!

From July 30 – August 7, 2021, the Fringe Festival is coming to Inglewood, Calgary and online! Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. (Don’t worry – there is usually kid-friendly stuff.) The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals
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Kids Bowl Free in Calgary AB (Family Fun Calgary)
Kids Bowl Free: Free Bowling Fun for Kids in Calgary

Young girl bowling via Shutterstock Remember the bowling birthday parties, gutter balls, and the thrill of a strike? Now you can expose your kids to the joy of bowling for free! Local bowling alleys are offering kids aged 15 and younger (some centres have a younger age limit) the opportunity
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Studio Bell Free (Family Fun Calgary)
Weekends Bring You FREE Admission at Studio Bell!

The National Music Centre celebrated reopening with FREE admission, courtesy of ATB, on weekends. Reserve your timed tickets in advance HERE. Harness the power of music and enjoy a safe, self-guided experience that takes you through the story of music in Canada, awe-striking architecture inspired by our local landscape, and rotating roaming performances.
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Gunn Blues Band Outdoor Concert (Family Fun Calgary)
Gunn Blues Band Outdoor Concert

Bring your own chair or blanket, invite some friends, and enjoy live music outdoors at the beautiful Crescent Heights Community Hall green space! They are pleased to present the 2nd annual concert by the Gunn Blues Band led by a Crescent Heights resident, Greg Gunhold, on Sunday, August 15, 2021,
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Free Comic Book Day (Family Fun Calgary)
August 14th is Free Comic Book Day!

Got a comic book fan in your family, or perhaps a reluctant reader who might enjoy the world of comics? August 14, 2021, is Free Comic Book Day, where participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE. Every comic shop has
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Come Try Ringette (Family Fun Calgary)
Have a Child Looking for a New Sport? FREE ‘Come Try Ringette’ Event

Come on out and experience the fastest game on ice! Kids are invited to come to try playing ringette and meet some of the ringette family. Experience the Ringette Spirit of Fun, Friendship and Sport! The South Calgary Ringette Association is excited to host two FREE and FUN Come Try
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Chinook County Historical Week (Family Fun Calgary)
Spend a Week Exploring Historic Calgary

As “young” as it might be compared to some cities, Calgary has a significant history. During Historic Calgary Week 2021, historic sites are explored in a variety of fun and interesting ways, with virtual and in-person options available. This event is a great way to have fun and learn about
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Shakespeare by the Bow (Family Fun Calgary)
Shakespeare by the Bow is Shakespeare ON THE GO in 2021

Shakespeare by the Bow is one of the many great things about Calgary in the summer. But in 2021, this popular Theatre Calgary show is becoming Shakespeare on the Go! The traditional Shakespeare by the Bow is being re-imagined and going on the road in a fun and safe way.
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