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Looking for Spring Break events in Calgary? You’ve come to the right place! From March 22 – April 1, 2024, the CBE kids are off school and we’re finding all the best spring break fun for you to enjoy with your family. You never know what spring can hold in Calgary, but whatever it is, we can enjoy the break!

Looking ahead to summer? Check out our article with Lacombe Tourism, for easy, relaxing family vacations. Need a camp? Find our Spring Break Camp Guide HERE.

Spring Break Events

Bow Habitat Station: Wonderful Water | March 22
Join a special What’s On event at Bow Habitat Station and find out all about Wonderful Water! Read more about it here.

Broadway Across Canada: Hairspray | March 22 – 24
Splurge with your big kids and teens when Broadway Across Canada presents Hairspray. It’s playing in Calgary, but only over the first weekend of the break. Read more about it here.

Cineplex March Break Movies | March 25 – 29
Each weekday during the week of spring break there will be FOUR March Break Family Favourites showing at participating theatres, so you can catch a movie for a low price. Read more about it here.

Earth Hour: Unplugged | March 23
Start March break while helping the environment when you celebrate Earth Hour with great, green activities! As a part of the global Earth Hour celebration, head to the Central Library for a celebration of community and environmental sustainability. Read more about it here.

Calgary Hitmen Sunday Funday | March 24
Start the week with Sunday Funday and the Calgary Hitmen. Come early and check out the concourse activities and enjoy special food and beverage pricing. Plus, there will be in-game family entertainment. Read more about it here.

Calgary Kids Comic Con | March 30
Check out the Calgary Kids Comic Con. It’s for ages 6 – 12 and it’s a cool gathering of art activities, creative classes, kids’ literature, and comics! Read more about it here.

Calgary Opera: Storytime at the Opera | March 22
Join Calgary Opera artists and musicians to explore multicultural soundscapes in this interactive, family-friendly musical and story play-along. This event is free to attend and requires no RSVP. Read more about it here.

Calgary Wranglers Sunday Funday | March 31
The Calgary Wranglers are a professional ice hockey team that’s part of the American Hockey League and plays at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Check out the Sunday Funday game over March break and enjoy family fun combined with great hockey. Read more about it here.

Globe Cinema Animovies | March 24
Looking for a Sunday afternoon outing that keeps it short and sweet? Check out Animovies at the Globe Cinema. This series of shorts is aimed at families and children and is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Read more about it here.

Heritage Park Spring Break in Gasoline Alley | March 22 – April 1
Build some family memories over spring break while you celebrate with great activities at the Gasoline Alley Museum in Heritage Park. Join the scavenger hunt, play games, and enjoy crafts. Read more about it here.


Lacombe Tourism (Family Fun Calgary)

IndigoKids Spring Break Story Time and Activities | March 25 – 29
Entertain your kids and inspire your little ones with spring break stories and activities at Indigo! From Monday to Friday, there will be FREE fun, with a themed story time and activities, at 1 pm. Read more about it here.

Jubilations Junior: Beach Barbie’s Birthday Bash | March 23
The first weekend of the break is your last chance to catch Beach Barbie’s Birthday Bash at Jubilations Junior. It’s a fun dinner theatre experience for the whole family. Read more about it here.

Landmark Cinemas Spring Break Movies | March 22 – April 7
Landmark Cinemas is helping you get the kids out of the house this Spring Break, with $5 movies playing at their Calgary theatres for both the public and the Catholic school breaks. Read more about it here.

Mastermind Toys Spring Break | March 25 – 29
Mastermind Toys locations in Alberta are hosting FREE in-store events and giveaways for spring break every day, plus storytime on Thursday afternoon. Read more about it here.

Storytime at the Opera | March 22
Join Calgary Opera in this interactive, family-friendly musical and story play-along. The story is based on a Ukrainian folk narrative, and audiences will experience sounds and instruments unique to this culture. Plus, the event is FREE. Read more about it here.

Toys R Us March Break | March 25 – 29
Wondering how to keep the kids busy over spring break this year? Toys R Us has something planned for every day of March break. Read more about it here.

YMCArts: Splish Splash | March 23 – 24
This first weekend of March break, you can head to YMCArts at Seton to catch Splish Splash. Combining live music, dance, and puppetry, this show celebrates imagination and is perfect for families with kids 12 and under. Read more about it here.

Have a wonderful spring break, Calgary!

Lacombe Tourism (Family Fun Calgary)Imagine an ideal summer vacation with your kids. What does it look like? How about lazy mornings laughing with your kids, warm afternoons on the water, stumbling on unplanned delights, and finding new activities to enjoy? If you’ve ever driven past Lacombe Region on the way to Edmonton and never stopped to explore all the family fun that’s waiting, it’s time to head ‘next door’ to relax, find an adventure, and create lovely moments with your crew. Summer memories are made of this!

Lacombe Region, just north of Red Deer and less than two hours from Calgary, is set in Alberta’s parkland, with beautiful vegetation and plenty of lakes. It’s a wonderful place to visit during the summer. The area boasts great activities to enjoy outside, special events, and beautiful, long evenings. Make it easy on yourself this summer: pack up the kids for the short drive to Lacombe Region, where your family can create special memories. With outdoor family adventures, special events, and culinary delights, everyone will enjoy themselves.

Serendipity is that surprise stumbling across something amazing — like the best vacation that was so easy to plan! When you wander off the beaten path, you usually discover fascinating, everyday wonders. Treat your family to the treasures and delightful discoveries of the Lacombe Region, just next door. This summer will be a marvellous family time you’ll warmly remember!