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Free Family Day 2018 Events Across Canada!

Free Family Day 2018 Events Across Canada!

By Ambia Staley

Family Day 2018 is just around the corner! If you're looking to have some fun with your loved ones over the long weekend, but you don't want to break the bank, then you'll want to check out our handy list of free activities happening around Canada!

Take a look below at some of the free events going on during February's long weekend!

Alberta (Family Day: February 19)

Calgary (February 19) -- Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Market
Calgary (February 19) -- Ice Skating at Olympic Plaza
Edmonton (February 19) -- Family Day Carnival 2018
Edmonton (February 19) -- Drop-in Activities at Edmonton Public Libraries

British Columbia (Family Day: February 12)

Fort Langley (February 10-13) -- Family Day at Fort Langley National Historic Site
Surrey (February 12) -- Family Day at the Historic Stewart Farm
Surrey (February 12) -- Family Day at the Surrey Nature Centre
Vancouver (February 13) -- Family Day Campfire at Pacific Spirit Regional Park

Manitoba (Louis Riel Day: February 19)

Province-wide (February 1-28) -- Free admission to Manitoba Provincial Parks
Province-wide (February 17-19) -- Family Fishing Weekend (no licence required)
Winnipeg (January 14-February 25) -- Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia Heritage Day: February 19)

Shubenacadie (weekends only) -- Free Snowshoeing at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park (Depends on weather)
Halifax (every day) -- Free Skating at Emera Oval

Ontario (Family Day: February 19)

Province-wide (February 17-19) -- Ontario Family Fishing Event (no license required)
Various cities (February 18-19) -- RBC Free Skating Events
Hamilton (February 19) -- HCA Family Day Art Activities
Hamilton (February 19) -- Dundas Rotary Winter Carnival
Kitchener (February 19) -- Kitchener Family Day Events (Events are free unless otherwise stated)
London (February 19) -- Family Day Free Public Skating at Argyle Arena
Stratford (Every Sunday) -- Gallery Stratford Family Art Sundays
Greater Toronto Area (February 19) -- Free Family Day Activities at the YMCA
Toronto (February 19) -- Fort York Family Day Activities
Toronto (February 19) -- Innovation Day at Colborne Lodge

Prince Edward Island (Islander Day: February 19)

Charlottetown (February 19) -- Islander Family Fun Day
Stratford (February 16-19) -- Stratford Winter Fam Fest 2018

Saskatchewan (Family Day: February 19)

Province-wide (February 17-19) -- Family Fishing Weekend (no licence required)
Regina (February 19) -- Waskimo Winter Festival 2018
Regina (February 17-18) -- Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour
Saskatoon (February 19) -- Free Admission to Remai Modern Museum
Waskesiu Lake (February 16-25) -- Waskesiu Snow Days at Prince Albert National Park

Note that while these most events are advertised as free, certain things such as food, or equipment rentals may require additional payment. We've excluded Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut from this list as they do not have a statutory holiday in February.

How will you be spending the Family Day long weekend? If you'll be attending any of these events, or know of other free events in your area, let us know in the comments below!

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