Day Trips

Canadian Badlands Passion Play (Family Fun Calgary)
Experience the Dramatic Story of Christ’s Life at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Immerse yourself in one of the most dramatic stories of all time, set in a dramatic landscape – at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play. A 35-member professional theatre crew delivers the production with a host of volunteer actors. It’s presented in a 30-acre natural badlands canyon bowl whose stark and dramatic geographical
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Canyon Ski Resort Alpine Roller Coaster (Family Fun Calgary)
Alpine Roller Coaster at Canyon Ski Resort

There’s a new reason to go to Red Deer this summer! The Canyon Ski Resort is putting in an Alpine Roller Coaster, with a projected opening date of June 25, 2022, so get ready to race through trees on a thrilling ride! The Canyon Coaster will be over 1300 metres
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Family Weekends Banff Gondola (Family Fun Calgary)
Kids Go Free With the Family Experience at the Banff Gondola

Experience a world of adventure and beauty at the summit of Banff’s Sulphur Mountain with the Family Experience at Banff Gondola this summer. The Family Experience at the Banff Gondola offers a mountaintop adventure and free admission for the kids if you visit before 11 am! (One child admitted free
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Discovery Canyon Red Deer Valley (Family Fun Calgary)
Have a Blast at Discovery Canyon on the Red Deer River

Discovery Canyon is opening on June 1, 2022. They are scheduled to be open daily from 11 am – 7 pm (weather dependent). Go for a drive, and on a beautiful day in the Red Deer area, check out Discovery Canyon. With a lazy river and a beach area, there’s something
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Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Wibit (Family Fun Calgary)
Wibit at Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash

Check out the Wibit inflatable park at Sylvan Lake, Alberta! Opened in 2016, Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash will take over as the biggest water fun at the lake, as Wild Rapids waterslides closed in 2016. An obstacle course on the lake is sure to provide excitement and laughter for both children
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Granary Road (Family Fun Calgary)
Granary Road: Enjoy the Good Things in Life!

What does a day trip to Granary Road look like? It looks like doing a little shopping from Fridays to Sundays at the upscale market where you can find staple items and unique offerings. It’s laughing with your kids as you race down a slide or get nuzzled by a
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Immersive Indigenous Tourism Experience (Family Fun Calgary)
Connect as a Family Through an Immersive Indigenous Tourism Alberta Experience

Alberta families are encouraged to look for ways to authentically educate their children on Indigenous culture and the true history of Canada outside of a formal classroom setting by engaging with Indigenous tourism operators across the province. Land-based learning activities provide the opportunity to both physically and spiritually connect to
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Banff Gondola Weekend (Family Fun Calgary)
Escape the Everyday and Experience a New Perspective With Nightrise at the Banff Gondola

December 2021 I don’t condone running away from your problems. Really, I don’t. But when it comes to surviving family life with teens through months of a pandemic, muddling through work, school, and online everything, and facing down the long winter nights, I fully support finding a way to escape, even
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Banff Gondola Weekend (Family Fun Calgary)
Recapture the Wonder: A Family Christmas Weekend in Banff

December 2021 There really is a lot of pressure on the Christmas season. We want beautiful decorations and yummy food, perfect presents and fun family time . . . and we want all of that to bring us harmony, joy, and hope. I won’t deny these are worthy goals. But
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Banff Gondola Nightrise (Family Fun Calgary)
Banff Gondola Nightrise

This winter you can experience magical moments at the Banff Gondola with the Nightrise Experience. Nightrise lets you experience the Rocky Mountains underneath the stars this winter. Guests will be welcomed up the Banff Gondola for a multimedia winter experience with vibrant lighting, multimedia effects, video projections, and original soundscapes
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