6 Things To Do This Family Day Weekend in Banff

Family day weekend is upon us, and what better way to spend it than with your family amidst the beautiful Canadian rockies?

Bring your family out to Banff - there's plenty to do this weekend! Your flannel family has you covered - here are 6 things to do this Family Day weekend in Banff: 

1. Bring the Family out to Norquay for Family Day Camp 

During this 3-day program (February 17 - 19), kids will gain confidence, receive expert instruction, form new friendships, and have a whole lot of fun along the way. Your kids can try skiing, snowboarding, or mix it up for a day and try both! Reserve your child’s place here.

Bonus: Norquay is also hosting the Vans Hi-Standard Snowboarding Contest on Saturday, February 17th at 10:00am - 4:00pm. This competition is open to riders aged 15 and up, and is FREE to enter, including a lift ticket and lunch!

2. Family Day Celebration at the Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

Bring the family down for fun-filled FREE activities! From public skating, tobogganing & snow painting, curling, and even swimming - there's something for everyone!

For more information and to see the full schedule of events, click here.

3. Take the Family Hiking at Johnston Canyon

Have you visited Johnston Canyon yet? If you haven't, it's definitely a must! Family day weekend is a great time to bring the family out to explore. Don't miss the opportunity to share quality time outdoors with the ones you love!

4. Soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs 

After exploring the natural beauty that Johnston Canyon has to offer, why not take the family to the Banff Upper Hot Springs for a soak? It's a breathtaking source of relaxation and rejuvenation for all ages. 

The elevation of Banff Upper Hot Springs, at 1,585 meters (5,200 feet), make it the highest in Canada. 

5. Catch a Presentation Hosted by the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity

Into the arts? Bring the family to one of the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity Events this weekend! 

Friday, February 16th at 7:30pm, there will be an open concert: Concert in the 21st Century at the Rolston Recital Hall.

Experience the work of participants of the Concert in the 21st Century program curated by Pedja Muzijevic, and join them in exploring new ways to present classical and contemporary music. 

Admission is FREE for this event!

Saturday, February 20th at 7:00pm, you can sit back at the Lux Cinema and watch A Night at the Festival: The Last Honey Hunter and Samuel in the Clouds. 

Admission is $12.99 at the door, or purchase your tickets in advance at

6. Bring Your Family to Rocky Mountain Flannel Company

Finally, bring the whole family down to Rocky Mountain Flannel, located on 225 Bear Street! We're always excited to meet new people, from all over the world! 

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