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Cheapies & Freebies

Having kids can get expensive but having fun with kids does not have to be. Many of the other pages include activities that can be done for free but this page is dedicated for those special deals that come along every once in awhile.

Please note that these deals are subject to change without notice. We encourage you to call the facility before you head out on your fun activities!

Watch a Family Flick on the Big Screen for Under $3 Each!


On Saturdays, you can enjoy a classic family movie at a great price! Admission to Cineplex Family Favourites is only $2.99 per person, including GST, making this a great way to enjoy the weekend with your family. * New this summer: select theatres will also be showing Family Favourites during Wednesday matinees. Check your local listings to see if your […]

Watch a Free Movie Outdoors at a Movie in the Park


Movie in the park is Calgary’s answer to drive in movies. These are free, sponsored events by companies and communities. A huge inflatable screen is set up on different dates around the city. All you need to bring is a blanket or lawn chairs, some movie snacks and enjoy! […]

Take the Summer Reading Challenge and Keep Your Family Reading Over the School Break

Summer Reading Challenge

The TD/Calgary Public Library 2015 Summer Reading Challenge can keep your kids (and the entire family) reading all summer long! Discover great new books with terrific Summer Reading challenges for all ages. You could also win fantastic prizes if you track your reading. Head online or swing by your local branch of the Calgary Public Library to […]

Get the Best Bang for your Buck at the Calgary Stampede


Free admission, coupons, discounts and deals. Check out how, when and where you can save a buck at the Calgary Stampede! Discount and Free Days at the Calgary Stampede Sneak-a-Peak What: Reduced admission the evening before the big party starts When: Thursday, July 2, 2015 Time: 5 pm to midnight Cost: $9 admission Suncor Family Day […]

Become a Part of Our Beautiful Flag: Living Flag YYC

Living Flag

If you’re looking for something unique to do on Canada Day and love to feel the strength of the Calgary community, drop by Prince’s Island Park on July 1 to be part of a Living Canadian Flag, a Calgary tradition since 2012. If you’re one of the first 3,000 people to check in, you’ll receive a free red or white t-shirt. Anyone […]

Dr. Seuss in the Park

Dr. Seuss in the Park takes place in Riley Park every Saturday between June 27 and August 29, 2015. Calgary AB

The University of Calgary’s Students’ Union Volunteer Services – Students for Literacy is once again presenting Dr. Seuss in the Park this summer! From June 27 – August 29, the group will set up a tent in Riley Park each Saturday to get kids excited about books! There will also be crafts and games. Children of […]

Alberta Free Family Fishing Weekends

Alberta Free Family Fishing Weekends

If you’ve been thinking about trying out fishing and have yet to take the plunge, why not try out the sport during one of Alberta’s Free Family Fishing Weekends? These weekends happen twice a year (February and July) and allow Albertans and visitors alike to fish without a licence. Keep in mind that all other fishing regulations still […]

Michael’s Kids Club

Michael's Logo

Participating Michael’s stores hold Kids Club activities on select weekend mornings. Your child (aged 3 and up) can have fun getting creative while you do your shopping in the store (sessions last 30 minutes). $2 per child, sessions starting every half hour between 10 and 11:30 am. Contact your local store for more info! Michael’s Kids […]

Chow Down, Cowboy Style, at Some of Calgary’s Best Stampede Breakfasts

Stampede pancake breakfasts are a Calgary tradition!

Mmmmm pancakes!  One of the many great things about Stampede is that you can get your fill of flapjacks, little sausages and juice boxes at all the various breakfasts around the city. Dress up your little buckaroos in their Western best and check out some of the city’s many pancake breakfasts. We’ve listed some of […]

Alberta Resident Discount | Brewster Travel Epic Explorer Pass

Brewster Travel's Epic Explorer Pass

This summer, Brewster Travel Canada wants you to experience Epic Made Easy. Their Epic Explorer Pass includes the following four Alberta adventures: A heart-pounding walk on the glass-floored Glacier Skywalk A trip to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola A tranquil tour on the Banff Lake Cruise An Ice Age exploration on the Glacier […]