February

Snowshoe and Stargaze
Snowshoe and Stargaze at Elk Island National Park

Experience the wonder of Elk Island’s night sky in the quiet beauty of winter. In the heart of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, strap on the provided snowshoes and join a friendly park interpreter for a guided hike to gaze upon the countless stars in our galaxy. Register in
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Free Fishing Weekend
Alberta Free Family Fishing Weekend

The Alberta Free Family Fishing Weekend is the perfect time to get hooked on fishing!  These weekends happen twice a year (during the Family Day long weekend in February and one weekend in the month of July) and allow Albertans and visitors alike to fish without a licence. Keep in
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Free Pond Skating at Prairie Gardens
Free Pond Skating at Prairie Gardens

Make a visit to Prairie Gardens for FREE pond skating outdoors with your family. Book a time and enjoy the pond for your one-hour session. Bring your own skates and winter wear and be prepared to be outside (there are no indoor facilities per Covid-19 guidelines). Free skating sessions are
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Sylvan Lake Ice Slides
Ice Slides & Winter Fun at Sylvan Lake

Raise your hand if you’re ready for a winter day trip! Pack up the car (don’t forget plenty of extra warm layers) and hit the road to Sylvan Lake to check out the ice slides! The folks from Ice on Whyte have built the slides bigger than ever before to
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Big Jig Fishing Derby
The Big Jig Ice Fishing Derby at Sylvan Lake

Take advantage of Alberta Family Fishing Weekend with an ice fishing derby! Spend three days fishing on Sylvan Lake for perch, walleye, whitefish, and burbot! Winner of this catch-and-release ice fishing derby for the longest catch will take home a cash prize of $1,500!  This derby is organized online to
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Ice Fest Currents of windermere
Currents of Windermere Ice Fest

Keep it COOL and join Currents of Windermere for some ICE-cold, safe, social-distanced fun! Ice Fest takes place from 11 am – 4 pm on February 13 – 15, 2021. Festivities include: LIVE Ice Sculpting by Steve Buzak, World-Renowned Ice Sculptor Toy Donation Drive for the Can Man Dan Foundation
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Family Day 2021 Guide
ULTIMATE Guide to Family Day Weekend in Edmonton!

With a name like Family Fun Edmonton, it should come as no surprise that we consider Family Day the most wonderful time of the year! And what great delight that Family Day falls so closely with the day of celebrating our love for others, too! It’s true that we’re still
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Metro Cinema Pop-Up
Metro Cinema Movie Theatre Popcorn Pop-up

The movie theatres are closed, but our cravings for movie theatre popcorn and snacks is still going strong. Metro Cinema to the rescue!! And just in time for Valentine’s Day and Family Day, thank you very much. Place your order by Saturday, February 13 at 10 pm and you can
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afroquiz
Register for the 2021 AfroQuiz Competition

AfroQuiz is an annual Jeopardy-style quiz competition for kids of all ages celebrating the rich history of people of African and Caribbean descent around the globe. AfroQuiz will be holding its 29th annual event on February 27, 2021. This event is free and open to the community at large and
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Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Skating in the Edmonton Area

Winter temperatures means outdoor ice skating in Edmonton and surrounding areas. Our Winter City is full of great locations to skate from neighbourhood rinks to unique experiences like ice trails. You can even venture outside the city to find more rural skating locations. With Covid-19 limiting so many of our
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