The Family Day long weekend is quickly approaching. It’s a
great chance to celebrate the people in our lives who stick by us through thick
and thin, to take a break from our everyday grind and spend some quality time
together. Our Family Fun blog was a hit last year so we decided to add even
more great activities to the list for this year so you can start planning!
Family Day – Monday, February 17
The Prince Albert Winter Festival runs February 7-23 and has a wide variety of events and activities for everyone. On Family Day from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm, Little Red River Park will play host to Family Sliding Day! Krazy Karpets, hot chocolate and free horse-drawn sleigh rides round out the perfect way to spend your afternoon. Follow the festival link to see all the other great events happening during Winter Festival!
WinterFest kicks off at Kiwanis River Park Pavilion in Wakamow Valley on Saturday, February 15t at 11:00 am. Fun activities include wagon rides, axe throwing, tree tossing and snowshoeing. For the crafty types, there will be a nature craft table.
Sunday, February 16h from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, kicks off the Battleford’s Wintertainment Week. Head on down to the Battlefords River Valley Visitor Centre for hot dogs, hot chocolate, horse drawn sleigh rides and more!
More in the mood for skiing and snowboarding? Table Mountain Regional Park is open from early December until March 31 annually and offers winter fun for all ages. Lessons and services are available for persons of special needs. If you don’t own your own equipment, rentals are also available.
If your family loves games, the Family Day Board Game event at Government House is for you! Come by between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to play board games and enjoy a puppet show. The Boards ‘n’ Beans Café will be open from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm that day as well.
If skating next to the beautiful Delta Bessborough Hotel is what you’re in the mood for, stop by the Cameco Family Day Skating Party on February 17! Hosted at Meewasin Skating Rink located beside the Delta Bessborough Hotel, the fun starts at noon and ends at 4:00 pm.