Okay, the less said about January, the better, in my opinion. Nevertheless, here we are. This is a great month to plan great activities and enjoy family life. We’re looking for some special events to get out of the house, while hopefully still staying warm!

If your kids are in public school, you’re starting January with a whole week off school! Find some fun without breaking the bank with help from our Frugal Fun Guide.

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Calgary on January 7, 2023, with their fun (and funny!) basketball show. With incredible ball-handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequalled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family and create some fantastic memories.

Jubilations Junior brings you A Mighty Shrek Christmas until January 14, 2023. You’ll get all the excitement of live theatre and a delicious 3-course lunch, but in a kid-friendly environment that doesn’t mean boring for the adults!

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Chinese Cultural Centre from January 14 – 15 and 21 – 22, 2023. It’s the Year of the Rabbit!

The Servus Tube Park at WinSport brings you all the thrills with none of the spills! Open weekends all month long, you can get outside and play, with downhill excitement and winter fun for any skill level and ability, all without leaving the city.

Falling into the category of, “You can’t do anything about it, so you might as well enjoy winter,” comes Banff SnowDays from January 18 – 29, 2023. Treat your family to some winter fun in the mountains.

Get your tickets for The Queen’s Cartoonists, coming to Arts Commons Presents on January 26, 2023. The Queen’s Cartoonists offer a heartfelt tribute to jazz in animation, combined with comedic anecdotes about the cartoonists and composers, making for an evening of excellent entertainment across all generations. Your whole family will enjoy some cartoons with your jazz!

Start dreaming of summer when the RV Expo and Sale comes to town from January 26 – 29, 2023!  Explore possibilities at the BMO Centre with the best of the industry and several major RV sellers in the area.

Go on an adventure with Arts Commons National Geographic Live on January 29 – 30, 2023. You will be fascinated by the wildlife stories from Ami Vitale: Wild Hope.

Calgary knows how to embrace winter! Chinook Blast is coming back from January 27 – February 12, 2023. Make a plan to check out Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport, and recreation, and enjoy the season with your family!

Wondering about hitting the slopes as a family? Check out our Downhill Ski Guide. Or head cross-country with the help of our Snowshoeing and Cross-country Skiing Guide.

There are lots of other events happening during the month of January. 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 contests we will be running and take a look at our Winter Classes for Kids Guide. Enjoy the month, Calgary!

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