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Calgary Thanksgiving Long Weekend Events 2012



family friendly weekend events in Calgary

Can you believe that crazy snowfall last night? Thankfully it should be a little warmer by the weekend so we can get out and enjoy the great things happening in Calgary to celebrate Thanksgiving!

We’ve compiled a list of Special Events happening during the Thanksgiving Long Weekend. Between turkey dinners and family functions, here are some special long weekend activities where you can spend some time together having fun. Click on the title of each listing for more details.

Heritage Park

Heritage Park is celebrating their annual Thank You weekend. In addition to offering a full turkey dinner at the Wainright Hotel, all the rides in the park are free with regular paid admission. (October 6-8th, 2012).

Calaway Park

Calaway Park and Calgary CO-OP have teamed up to offer reduced admission to Calaway Park to celebrate their annual Thank You Calgary weekend. If you are a Calgary CO-OP member you are eligible to receive a special admission rate of $5.00 for you and up to three people. You must show your Calgary CO-OP membership card to be eligible for this special rate. (October 6-8, 2012)

Butterfield Acres Harvest Pumpkin Hunt

Each year, eager kids get dressed up to go on a wagon ride in search of adorable mini pumpkins hidden by the folks at Butterfield Acres. It is a popular event for Calgary families and tickets sell out fast.

Calgary Corn Maze Autumn Pumpkin Festival

In addition to the corn mazes, petting zoo, and fun farm there will be special activities, crafts, a pumpkin carving contest and more. A portion of admission costs will go to the Alberta Cancer Foundation for every child dressed in their Halloween costume! (October 6-8 2012)

Kayben Farms Pumpkin and Scarecrow Festival

Visit Kayben Farms for a day of fresh air, pumpkin crafts, contests, food, live music, corn maze, children’s activities and more. (October 6, 2012)

Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.

About Melissa Vroon

Melissa is a co-founder of Family Fun Calgary. She loves taking her kids to all the places she visited as a kid and sharing her adventures online.

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