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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!

Castle Toys’ Breyer Fun Days

Castle Toy's Breyer Fun Days, April 18-19, 2015.

If you have a horse loving child, be sure to register them for Castle Toy’s Breyer Fun Days! This very special event includes diorama and mini model competitions, raffles and door prizes, the opportunity for your child to paint their own model horse, and 15% off Breyer products during the event. This is a free event, […]

Earth Hour 2015: Calgary Unplugged

Calgary Unplugged happens March 28, 2015 for Earth Hour!

On March 28th you and your family can take a stand by sitting in the dark. Join millions of other environmentally-conscious people around the world by turning off your lights and electronics to mark Earth Hour between 8:30 and 9:30 pm. Calgary Unplugged is a free community event at Olympic Plaza, brought to you by Open Streets Calgary, […]

Westbrook Mall: Free Kids Entertainment at Westbrook Mall

Westbrook Mall, Calgary has free family fun on Saturdays!

Westbrook Mall has free kids entertainment on the second Saturday of the month starting October 8 2011.

Chapters/Indigo March Break Headquarters

Free Spring Break fun at Chapters/Indigo stores.

Entertain your kids with some free activities at your local Chapters or Indigo store during the CBE’s spring break. Every day from March 23 to 27, local stores will be hosting themed activities. This year’s themes include Dr. Suess, Wimpy Kid, LEGO, Cinderella and Klutz. Visit the Indigo/Chapters website for a schedule of themes and […]

Southcentre Lil’ Shoppers Kids Club

Southcentre Lil Shoppers Club - March 11 is St. Patrick's Day!

Southcentre has a monthly free kids event, held the second Wednesday of every month (except July, November & December). These events are recommended for kids ages 5 and under. Head to Southcentre on March 11, 2015 to celebrate St. Patty’s Day a wee bit early! Activities include decorating a shamrock cookie, making a rainbow craft and […]

Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly Kiwanis Festival)


The Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly the Kiwanis Festival) is one of North America’s largest amateur festivals, featuring over 10,000 young performers. The festival, which runs during two separate sessions during March and April, brings together amateur artists from a variety of performance arts disciplines. Participants perform, receive adjudication from experts in their fields, and share […]

Calgary Attractions Discount Coupons

Calgary Attractions Logo

Looking for some big-time family fun without putting a dent in your wallet? Calgary Attractions offers discount coupons for some of Calgary’s most beloved attractions. Swing by the site to download valuable coupons for major attractions like Calaway Park, the Telus Spark Science Centre, the Calgary Stampede, Heritage Park, the Calgary Zoo, and much more. […]

Norquay Toonie Day – Hit the Slopes for Just $2!

Ski for just $2 during Mount Norquay Toonie Day.

On four separate occasions this winter, Alberta residents can hit the slopes at Norquay for less than the price of a cup of coffee! This offer does not include tubing. Fantastic news for lots of families… the April date falls during the Calgary Catholic School District’s Easter break. Norquay Toonie Day Event Details: When: January 14, February 11, March 11 and […]

Family Easter Crafts and Cookies – FREE

City of Calgary

​Celebrate Easter at Southland Leisure Centre, with free Easter crafts and some light refreshments! 2 sessions available, no registration required, this event is free. Family Easter Crafts and Cookies Event Details: When: April 2, 2015 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am or 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where: Southland Leisure Centre Address: 2000 Southland Dr SW, Calgary AB Website: LOVE hearing […]

Free Easter Public Swim

City of Calgary free Family Day Swim

Celebrate the Easter long weekend with a free public swim at select City of Calgary pools! Participating pools include Canyon Meadows, Killarny, Foothills, Inglewood, and Sir Winston Churchill. Free Easter Public Swim Event Details: When: April 5, 2015 Time: 1 – 2:30 pm and 3 – 4:30 pm Where: Participating City of Calgary Pools Website: LOVE […]