On Family Day, many people plan and take part in activities aimed to please the whole family, including visiting art exhibitions, watching movies, skating on outdoor ice rinks, playing board games and taking part in craft activities. Some communities plan special public events. It’s not uncommon for art galleries and museums to offer reduced prices or complimentary entry.
As the weather is usually very chilly in February, hot chocolate and freshly baked cookies are popular snacks. Other people use the long weekend as an opportunity for a short winter break or to travel to visit family members and friends.
Family Day falls on the same date as National Heritage Day, some people use the day to explore their personal heritage and family history. Great places to visit this Holiday in Calgary include: