2022 Family Day Events in Edmonton

Here’s how you can spend Family Day weekend in Edmonton.


EVENTS


Silver Skate Festival


This long-standing tradition at Hawrelak Park began on February 11 and will continue until the 21st. Silver Skate Festival features food, music, snow and ice sculptures, and other river valley activities.


Family week at TWOSE


Try your hand at DNA extraction or find out what it’s like to lose hand-eye coordination in space at Telus World of Science Edmonton February 16-21.


All Canadian Winter


Family Day is part of the University of Alberta Botanical Garden All-Canadian winter event offered from January 29 to March. 13. The 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. event is a chance to stroll through the conservatory, try your hand at sledding or snowshoeing, and enjoy the music and food around a fire.


Little Ray’s exhibition


A sloth, boas, ferrets, pythons and more are at the West Edmonton Mall until the end of March, housed by the Exotic Animal Rescue Little Ray Nature Centers.


Snowshoeing and Stargazing at Elk Island


Elk Island National Park hosts a guided snowshoe hike around Astotin Lake in Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve.


SPORTS


Edmonton Oilers


the The Edmonton Oilers will face the Minnesota Wild at Rogers Place on Sunday.


Edmonton Oil Kings


the The Oil Kings will face the Saskatoon Blades on Saturday and the Winnipeg Ice on Monday at Rogers Place.


Family fishing weekend


Family Day weekend is one of two weeks in Alberta throughout the year when no fishing license is required.


Tubing at the Edmonton Ski Club


Goes tubing down the Edmonton River Valley at the Edmonton Ski Club.


Elks Subscription Flash Sale


The Edmonton Elks promotional offer for new season ticket holders begins on Family Day. For three days, a limited number of regular season tickets will be available for $99.


CHARITABLE


11th Annual Stollery Family Day Classic


Eighty-three hockey teams will take part in the 11th Annual Stollery Family Day Classic at Terwillegar Community Recreation Center February 18-21. Since 2011, the event has raised $3.2 million for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and Hockey Edmonton.


Together at the Table event


February 21, Food Banks Alberta is hosting a free virtual dinner and show, headlined by Alexis Hillyard of Edmonton’s Stump Kitchen, who will lead the cooking demonstration, and magician Michael Bourada.


SHOWS


It’s entertainment by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra


The Winspear Center and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra present performances by It’s entertainment! Celebration of the Hollywood Film Musical on February 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.


The Frozen Princess Bride


The Frozen Princess Bride is a two-act musical written for children and directed by the Jubilations Theatre. The Saturday event comes with a meal and runs through March. 26.


International Winter Film Festival


Catch the conclusion of the International Winter Film Festival at Hawrelak Park. The event presents cinema with winter, alpine and polar themes of any style or genre.

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