What’s happening in February? Valentine’s Day and Family Day Weekend usually bring lots of fun to Calgary, plus a nice lo-o-o-ng weekend off school. Need date night (day) ideas? Check out our special edition Valentine’s Guide! There are lots of events taking place in Calgary this month and we’ve picked our favourites.

Be sure to check ahead with the venue before planning your day. Events are sometimes cancelled with little notice.

Starting on February 3, 2022, you’ll want to head down to the Southcentre Mall’s Top Deck Skating Rink! You can visit one of two outdoor skating rinks on the upper level of the parkade structure at the east end of Southcentre Mall, next to Decathlon. Top Deck will feature one rink for leisure skating and one rink for playing hockey, in return for a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters. It’s a new way to enjoy winter!

Brighten up your nights with the Chinook Blast Winter Festival on select days from February 4 – 27, 2022! Chinook Blast will be heating up our city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride. Make a plan to check out Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport, and recreation, and embrace the season with your family! You can cozy up fireside on outdoor patios or capture moments among the lovely outdoor art installations. Kids and adults alike will find something to celebrate this winter.

Experience nightfall under the stars with Bright Nights at Fort Calgary on February 12 and 19, 2022, as Indigenous Elders share stories and experiences around the fire. This special event is a part of Chinook Blast.

The Olympic Oval has been closed to the public, but their public skating is back in February. Be inspired by the Olympics and head out for a family skate on the fastest ice in the world! On select Monday nights, you can skate for only a toonie.

Stay warm and catch dinner and a show with Jubilations Junior! Starting on February 5, 2022, they are presenting Motel Transylvania every Saturday over lunch. It’s a show the kids will love that’s fun (and funny) for the whole family! For families with teens, you might want to check out the current Jubilations Dinner Theatre show, Schipp$ Creek, running all month.

If you’re looking for more sports, the Calgary Hitmen are bringing you Sunday Funday on February 6, 20, & 27, 2022. Come early and check out the concourse activities and enjoy special food and beverage pricing. Plus, there will be in-game family entertainment.

Head to Heritage Park with the little ones for Storytime every Wednesday morning. You’ll enjoy favourite stories at favourite places! An experienced storyteller will escort you to the Story Time Location. When you’re done, you can take home a craft to do, too.

Ah, Family Day weekend, you come just in time! We’ve created a guide for family fun with our top picks this long weekend.

What does it take to raise over 1.5 million trout each year?! Find out at the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery at Bow Habitat Station with guided tours and fish feeding times! Or check out the Family FISHtival on the Family Day weekend.

Finish the month off with the Calgary Home and Garden Show. It’s at the BMO Centre from February 24 – 27, 2022, and is filled with creative and current ideas for you.


There are lots of other events happening during the month of February. Calgary is a great place for families to enjoy activities together. Be sure to check out our calendar to find more family fun. You can also submit your family-friendly event to us; just fill out our event submission form. Don’t forget to check out the new contests we will be running! Enjoy the month, Calgary!

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