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

Alberta Burger Fest

Alberta Burger Fest comes to Calgary

Remember YYC Burger Week and all that burger deliciousness in one amazing week?? Well, it was so successful that it’s morphing into Alberta Burger Fest, with restaurants in four Alberta regions (Calgary, Edmonton, Southern Alberta and Banff/Canmore) participating! Each restaurant is creating a special burger just for the festival, in the hopes of taking home the bragging rights for […]

Spend a Day on the Farm at Butterfield Acres

Butterfield Farms in NW Calgary is a great place to spend a day with your family.

Spring is in the air and Calgary families are coming out of hibernation and looking for family fun in the great outdoors. That is, parents are wanting to get everyone out of the house; kids are sometimes a little resistant to getting back outside after a long winter. Not to worry… we know a great place […]

Calaway Park Offers 100 Days of Family Fun For One Low Price

Calaway Park season passes are on sale now through May 19, 2015. A whole summer of family fun for one low price!

You don’t need to travel far and wide for maximum family fun this summer… Calaway Park is Calgary’s “Playcation Destination”! Between May and October, Calaway Park will celebrate its 34th season, with 100 awesome days of rides, games, shows and special events. Don’t miss the Timber Falls log ride and a Cinemagic 3D adventure in the Showtime Theatre, […]

Kids Bowl Free

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Remember the bowling birthday parties we attended as kids?!  Now it is time to expose your kids to the joy of bowling.  Local bowling alleys are now offering kids aged 15 and younger the opportunity to bowl 2 games PER DAY for FREE!  Below we’ve listed the specific details for each of our local alleys; you […]

Free Comic Book Day (May 2)

Free Comic Book Day is May 2, 2015.

Got a comic book fan in your family, or perhaps a reluctant reader who might enjoy the world of comics? May 2, 2015 is Free Comic Book Day… participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE. Every comic shop has their own rules and selection may vary. […]

Cineplex Family Favourites (Saturdays until June 27, 2015)

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On Saturdays, you can enjoy a classic family movie at a great price! Admission is only $2.99 per person, including GST, making this a great way to enjoy the weekend with your family. April 11: Air Bud April 18: Dolphin Tale 2 April 25: Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore May 2: The Mysterious Island May 9: The […]

Funkins Are Green, But Come in Lots of Colours and Patterns

Funkins reusable napkins are eco- and kid-friendly.

Watching your kids grow up can be bittersweet, but I generally like that my own have reached elementary school age. They are thriving in school and are fortunate to attend one that is stimulating, nurturing and, well, pretty educational. There are, however, a couple of things that I don’t love about having my kids in school, and […]

ROAR Play Park at Southcentre Mall

Southcentre's free play park is a ROARing good time for families with young kids.

Calgary families have a wild new reason to enjoy shopping at Southcentre Mall. The ROAR Play Park, located on the lower level, next to SportChek, was created in partnership with the Calgary Zoo and it shows! This free, unsupervised play space has a zoo theme and lots of interactive components like a crawl-through tunnel, slide and climb-on […]

Royal Canadian Circus – {Discount Offer}

The Royal Canadian Circus will be wowing Calgary audiences May 9-18, 2015, under the big top!

The circus is coming to town! This year the Royal Canadian Circus SPECTAC! is celebrating the 252nd anniversary of the Zerbini Family’s involvement in the amazing world of circuses. We celebrate families performing for families, this year’s circus will be better than ever, with a wide array of amazing acts from the Zerbinis and the […]

Monster Mini Golf

Monster Mini Golf in Calgary, AB.

Monster Mini Golf in NE Calgary is 18 holes of indoor monster madness mini golfing fun! They do birthday parties too – check out their hours, prices and weekly specials, and loyalty club on their website. Monster Mini Golf Contact Details: Where: Monster Mini Golf Address: 2020 – 32 Ave NE, Calgary AB Website: www.monsterminigolf.com Facebook: www.facebook.com LOVE […]