Food & Drink

Candy Stores (Family Fun Calgary)
We Want Candy! Rounding Up Our Favourite Local Candy Stores

There’s something iconic about a candy store. It’s a child’s wonderland, with sugary sweet delights that are often colourful and always delicious. Even adults can’t always resist the lure of the candy store, especially when you find nostalgic sweets that bring back those happy, carefree days of childhood. Sure, you
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Dessert Destinations (Family Fun Calgary)
Delicious and Decadent: Five Dessert Destinations in Calgary

“And does anyone have room for dessert?” It’s often the afterthought at the end of the meal, but sometimes, it should be the main event. Often less expensive than going out for a full meal, it’s a delightful way to still splurge and add some celebration to your life. Meet
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IHOP National Pancake Day (Family Fun Calgary)
National Pancake Day at IHOP – Get Your FREE Pancake IOU!

Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, is just a little different this year, but don’t despair! Instead of IHOP serving up a FREE short stack of their original buttermilk pancakes on February 16, 2021, they are sending you an IOU! All you have to do is sign up for MyHop and on
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Family-Friendly Breweries (Family Fun Calgary)
Family-Friendly Breweries: Something for You, Something for the Kids!

From cozy to trendy to eclectic, you don’t have to give up going to the pub now that you have kids! Here at Family Fun Calgary, we were inspired by our sister website in Edmonton to come up with a list of family-friendly breweries. Many breweries welcome children and often have
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The Saskatoon Farm (Family Fun Calgary)
Outdoor Exploration at the Saskatoon Farm

The Saskatoon Farm, just outside of Okotoks, is a farm fun destination. Depending on the time of summer, you can come pick your own saskatoons, sour cherries, and currants. But you’ll also find greenhouses, a gift shop and restaurant, and a seasonal farmers market! U-Pick Saskatoon berry picking is opening
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Easy Lunches (Family Fun Calgary)
Five Easy Lunches (Or Snacks) Your Grade Schoolers Can Do

They want to eat. ALL. THE. TIME. I clean up breakfast and they ask for a snack. They stand in front of an open fridge, dig through the pantry, and leave counters strewn with their debris. I’m going to padlock the kitchen pretty soon (oh, right, open concept house design
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Calgary Kids Eat Free (Family Fun Calgary)
Where Kids Eat Free (or super cheap) in Calgary!

Eating out is one of life’s great pleasures, but when you’ve got extra mouths to feed, restaurant meals can get very expensive, very quickly. Thankfully, there are some restaurants in town that offer complimentary kids’ meals on certain days! Here’s our round-up of when and where kids can eat for free (or
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Solstice Berry Farm Visit (Family Fun Calgary)
Six Tips to Pick Some Delicious Summer Fun at the Solstice Berry Farm

Warm weather, blue skies, and an August long weekend. It was the perfect recipe for saskatoon picking at Solstice Berry Farm. I love those delicious Western berries, either to snack on or to make into pies, so it was time to pick our own! Solstice Berry Farm is only about
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Foodie Events (Family Fun Calgary)
There’s Life Beyond Chicken Nuggets . . . Foodie Events for Calgary Families

Kids sometimes get a bad rap for being fussy eaters, but the best way to raise a kid who enjoys different kinds of food is to keep on introducing them to new things! Here are some events in the Calgary area that foodie parents & kids alike can enjoy together.
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Pie Junkie Bakery and Cafe Calgary
Pie Junkie Bakery and Cafe Now Open in Kensington

They don’t make things like they used to – unless you are talking about Pie Junkie Bakery and Cafe’s sweet and savoury pies. Using family recipes spanning four generations and pairing her British father’s pastry skills and Italian mother’s culinary genius – Nancy, the owner, launched Pie Junkie to share her
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