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Local news, reviews and updates by Family Fun Calgary bloggers.

Bring Family Fitness, Parental Serenity and [Oh So Much] Fun to Your Backyard, With a Springfree Trampoline

Springfree Trampolines are safe, fun and great exercise!!

I love our backyard. It’s not very big nor entirely beautiful (though we’re working on it!), and it takes a fair bit of upkeep, but it’s always been important to us to have a little patch of earth we could call our own. And we always thought it would be so great and so important for our […]

From Mermaids to Creepers, 4Cats Edgedale Has a Creative Workshop for Everyone

Mermaid Workshop at 4Cats Edgedale, Calgary AB

4Cats Edgedale has two exciting workshops coming up (kid-only, or do it together at a family workshop – ages 2+), one to appeal to lovers of mermaids and another for all those Minecraft fans. Mermaids & Sparkles Workshop & Gallery Event Does your child love all things mermaid? Join 4Cats Arts Studio Edgedale for an awesome workshop – sculpt a […]

9 Awesome, Kid-Friendly Events Happening this Weekend in Calgary (July 24-26)


Can you believe it’s nearly the end of July?? If you haven’t yet had as much summer fun as you were dreaming of during the depths of winter, it’s time to get a move on! Get started right here, with our top picks for family fun this weekend, and then visit our Calendar for more. The […]

Superstar Snowbirds Guaranteed to Impress at Wings Over Springbank


Wings Over Springbank is running this weekend at the Springbank Airport just off Highway 1 west of Calgary. I have never been to an airshow before and we thought going to Wings Over Springbank would be a perfect way to spend some family time together on a gorgeous Calgary summer day. Tickets are $25.00 for […]

Surround Your Family With Nature, at Home in Wilden:
Master Planned Community, Kelowna BC

Wilden, in Kelowna BC is beautiful community to spend time with your family, whether it be as a vacation home, or full time!

We Calgarians are justifiably proud of our fine city; it’s a great place to build a career and raise a family. But one could argue that our climate isn’t – ahem – perfect. You might even admit to having muttered under your breath about one or more of these pesky issues: healthy mosquito populations, slim pickings for lakes where you can […]

My AeroAdventure: Meeting the Planes & Pilots of the
“Wings Over Springbank” Airshow

Meeting some of the planes and pilots of the Wings Over Springbank Airshow.

Ask my husband how I feel about air travel, and I bet he will tell you that flying (in a plane; learning how to do it myself would be pretty awesome) ranks high on my personal Top 10 List of Least Favourite Things to Do. I never let on to my kids, who love the experience, but I’m generally […]

Experience the Dramatic Story of Christ’s Life at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Immerse yourself in one of the most dramatic stories of all time, set in one of the more dramatic landscapes of the world – at the 22nd season of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play. With nine performances in 2015, this 200+ performer play is supported by 200 additional volunteers, and presented in a 30-acre natural badlands canyon bowl whose stark and […]

It’s Christmas in July With 15% Off Tickets to Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Christmas in July, 15% off 2015 Alberta Ballet's The Nutcracker

Introduce your family to the ballet with Alberta Ballet’s stunning production of this holiday classic, which features everything from Russian princesses to Rat Kings and a stage full of young dancers to inspire your own kids. Don’t miss the Sugar Plum Parties one hour before every performance featuring Klara’s Closet, where boys and girls of all […]

Explore Downtown Calgary’s +15 |The World’s Largest Pedestrian Skywalk System

Explore Downtown Calgary’s +15's

With all of this rain in the forecast lately, there’s only so much time we can spend inside the house. Next rainy day, head out to explore downtown Calgary’s +15 system! Did you know? Calgary’s +15 Skyway, so aptly named because the walkways are around 15 feet above street level, currently holds the title for […]

Summer Nights Go Classic at Deerfoot Mall Drive In Movies

Drive In Movies at Deerfoot Mall in Calgary AB

Enjoy the thrill of going to an old-school Drive-in Movie in the Parking Lot of Deerfoot Mall. July 29, 2015 – Jurassic Park August 5, 2015 – Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark August 12, 2015 – Finding Nemo August 19, 2015 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial August 26, 2015 – Viewer’s Choice! Visit to vote before Aug […]