5 Family Friendly Activities To Do This Weekend (January 18th-20th)

Posted by Robert McIntyre on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 4:06pm.

Looking for something to do this weekend with the family? Here are 5 ideas to get you started!

2019 Ice Magic Festival

Set in the spectacular surroundings of Lake Louise the Ice Magic Festival is a world class event with over 20 years of history. Watch as talented ice artist from around the world skillfully combine gruelling physicality with precision artistry in an ice carving competition.

When: January 16th-27th, 2019

Where: The Fairmont Chateau, Lake Lousie

Cost: Mostly Free (Some Ticketed Days)


Lunar Eclipse

Join the team at Rothney Astrophysical Observatory to witness the earths shadow as it passes across he face of the full moon! The eclipse will reach totality at 10:12pm.

When: January 20th, 2019 8:30-11PM

Where: Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Cost: Donations Accepted


Penguin Walk @ The Calgary Zoo

This year, 5 new king penguins arrived from Montreal! They will join Diana, Grace, Hera, Arthur, Caesar, Tut, Solomon, Nero, Edward & Cleo for their daily waddle from Penguin Plunge!

When: Daily at 11:00AM January 12 - March 31 (Weather Permitting)

Where: The Calgary Zoo, Penguin Plunge

Cost: Regular Admission (Adult: $29.95, Child: $19.95)


Frostys Birthday

Laugh and play with frosty at the Calgary Farmer’s Market! in Partnership with Strategic Group & Project warmth, they’ll be  having a celebration with the jolly happy soul. There will be magic shows, ice sculptures & lots more!

When: January 19, 2019 10AM-2PM

Where: Calgary Farmer’s Market

Cost: FREE


Heros & Villans - A Disney Revue

With 35 songs spanning over 80 Years, this production takes audiences on a journey through the wonderful worlds, characters and songs that we know and lobe including the life and struggles of Mr. Walt Disney himself!

When: January 18th-20th, 2019

Where: BMO Theatre - Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge

Cost: $20-25pp

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