February means Valentine’s Day fun and it’s a great excuse to celebrate love for your family, too. Show your kids how much you love them and take them to a fun Valentine’s-themed event in Calgary! (Check back, as we add more events.) You can also find some special treats with the help of our Candy Store Guide or plan a terrific date night with ideas from our February Date Night Guide.
Calgary Farmers’ Market Valentine’s Weekend
Join the Calgary Farmers Market as they celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with sweet things happening at the market. The Queen of Hearts will be roving the market at select times, stopping for pictures and handing out balloons. Read more about it here.
Calgary Jazz Orchestra: Art of Romance Art of Soul
There is no show like the Calgary Jazz Orchestra: Art of Romance, Art of Soul concert that resonates for the perfect night out on Valentine’s Day weekend. The dynamic and high-energy concert features music in the classic style of the swinging ‘50s and ‘60s. Read more about it here.
Color Cafe Valentine’s Sun Catcher
Take your kids to create a twinkling heart sun catcher at Color Cafe Kensington. It’s a wonderful, creative Valentine’s activity! No experience is necessary, but all artists under age 7 must be supervised by a guardian. Read more about it here.
Home Depot Kids’ Workshop
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids ages 4 – 12 years that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Valentine’s Vase. (But you need to register early!) Read more about it here.
Toys R Us Craft
Corral your creative kids and bring them to make a sweet Heart Pencil Topper using Model Magic! Makes a wonderful custom Valentine’s Day gift for someone they love. Read more about it here.
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Valentine’s Brunch
Safari Lodge, in the heart of Destination Africa at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, hosts a unique Calgary brunch experience. You and your fellow safari explorers can enjoy gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a Valentine’s-themed brunch this February. Read more about it here.
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
While not specifically Valentine’s themed (but chocolate!), the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is a great opportunity to take a little one on a date. Read more about it here.