2022 Family Day Events in Edmonton

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


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.


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.


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.


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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