Top 5 Family Fun Activities To Do This Long Weekend!

What a wonderful city to be in whether you are a resident or just passing through there is countless activities going on around for the whole family to enjoy! Each week we update our blog to give you all the information you need to enjoy a week around town with your family.

What’s your favorite holiday of the year? Do you and your family like chocolate? How does you and your family feel about a scavenger hunt?

Here is the Top 4 Family Fun Things to Do in YYC this Week!

Happy Easter =) here is where you can find the Easter bunny and some sweet treats around YYC this week!

Bass Pro Shop- March 19th- 27

261055 Crossiron Blvd #112, Rocky View County AB

Take part in some free Easter fun at the Bass Pro Shop’s at Cross Iron Mall! There will be special Easter crafts, egg hunts and free photos with the Easter Bunny.

For more information on this event please click here:

Easter Petting Zoo at Westbrook Mall- March 23-25

Wednesday & Thursday 10 am – 7 pm & Friday 12-5 pm

1200 – 37th Street SW, Calgary AB

Is there anything that says ‘spring’ and ‘easter’ better than adorable little creatures? April 1-3, Westbrook mall is hosting an Easter petting zoo where you and your kids can get cuddling with some little animals.

Also, on Friday March 25th, you can also get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny and receive a free 8x10 copy of your photo.

For more information on this event please click here

Easter Eggstravaganza Party at Trico Centre March 25

1-3 pm

11150 Bonaventure Dr SE, Calgary AB

Per Family Cost

Kids will be EGGSTATIC to join in on the fun at Trico Centre’s Easter Eggstravaganza Easter Party. There will be face painting, crafts, games and more fun for the kids 18 months to 12 years old. Please register in advance online or in person.

Easter Petting Zoo at Marlborough Mall- March 24-26

Times Vary see link below

3800 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary AB

Hop on over to Marlborough Mall for a whole bunch of Easter activities!

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs at Calaway Park March 25

Registration opens at 9, hunt begins at 10

245033 Range Rd 33, Calgary, AB

Here’s a chance for your pup to get in on the Easter fun! This event raises funds for National Service Dogs, an organization dedicated to enriching quality of life and enhancing independence and safety by providing specially trained Labrador and Golden Retrievers for family in need.

$25 per family gets you registered and gives you the opportunity to raise funds through your own fundraising web page. Each registered family can collect 24 dog treat filled Easter eggs. Raise money for NSD and you can collect more eggs or even get a t-shirt.

To register online click this link or register at the event

Calgary Zoo Easter Eggstravaganza March 25-26

9am-3pm- Regular Park Admission

1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary, AB

Hop your little bunnies down to the zoo for the annual 2016 Easter Eggstravaganza! There will be various zones set up to get you excited about Easter! Kids of all ages will love the face painting, sweet treats, bunny races, cookie decorating and much more! all included with regular zoo admission and Dinosaurs alive is on too!

For more information on this event please click here

Telus Spark Spring Sparktacular March 25-26

9am- 5pm

220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary AB

Spring has finally sprung and TELUS Spark has a celebration planned! Jump into a new springtime tradition with your family, spending the day with your little ones exploring and enjoying TELUS spark. So many activities and things for you and your family to design and make!

For more information on this event please click here

Butterfield Acres Great Legendary Easter Hunts March 25-26

10 am-3pm

254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW, Calgary AB

Butterfield Acres’ farm is very popular for Easter Hunts! Participants will help find items that the Easter bunny needs to make Easter eggs and then receive a treat for all their hard work. Be sure to book in advance as spots fill up fast!

For registration information please click below

Easter Fun at the Calgary Farmers’ Market March 25-26


510 77Ave SE, Calgary AB


Hop into the Easter spirit on March 25-26 at the Calgary Farmer’s Market. Decorate a cookie and meet and take photos with the Easter bunny himself.

More than just eggs: Easter brunches and dinners in YYC for the WHOLE family!

Wainwright Hotel at Heritage Park March 27

Price: $33.00 (adults) + $23.00 (kids) + 2 and under Free

Seating Times Available: 9:00am, 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Call 403-268-8500 to book

Easter Holiday Brunch at the Calgary Zoo March 27

Price: $29.95 (Senior 60+) + $31.95 (adults 16-59) + $19.95 (child 3-15) + under 3 Free

Seating Times Available: 9:00am, 11:30am and 2:00pm

To book a time seating time for this event click here

Glenmore Inn Easter Brunch and Dinner March 27

Price: $30.00 (Senior 65) + $35.00 (adults 16-59) + $18.00 (child 6-12)

Seating Times Availability: 10:00am, 10:30am, 12:30pm or 1:00pm

Call 403 720-5288 to book

Price: $25.00 (Senior 65) + $30.00 (adults 16-59) + $16.00 (child 6-12)

Seating Times Availability: 5:00pm, 5:30pm or 6:00pm

Hotel Blackfoot Easter Brunch and Dinner March 27

Price: $28.00 (seniors) + $36.00 (adults) + $16.00 (youth 13-17) + $12.00 (child 6-12) + under 6- free

Call 403 259-1705 to book

Price: $32.00 (seniors) + $40.00 (adults) + $18.00 (youth 13-17) + $14.00 (child 6-12) + under 6- free

Call 403 259-1705

Fort Calgary Easter Brunch March 27

Price: $35.00 (Senior 60+) + $35.00 (adults 16-59) + $15.00 (child 5-12) + under 5 Free

Call 403 290-1875 to book

Horizons Bistro at the Coast Plaza Hotel March 27

Price: $29.00 (Senior 65+) + $35.00 (adults 16-59) + $20.00 (child 4-10) + under 4 Free

Call 403 207-8117 to book

Radio Station XL103 is putting on their 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt… and its HUGE!!!!

Rosemount Community Hall in Confederation Park-March 27, 2016

12-3 Activities + Egg hunt 1pm

2807 10th Street NW, Calgary AB

This is not Mama’s backyard egg hunt! Radio station XL 103.1 is putting on a huge Easter egg hunt on March 27. They’ll give away over 75 pounds of chocolate and candy (fortunately, that will be distributed amongst lots of guests! Plus lots of additional prizes. Easter activities will take place between noon and 3pm, with the actual hunt beginning at 1pm.

March Movie Madness- March movie break for family and friends only $3.00!!!

Landmark Cinemas Shawnessy and Country Hills

March 21- April 1

Times vary, check online schedules

16061 Macleod Trail SE and 300-388 Country Hills Blvd NE,Calgary AB

Landmark Cinemas is helping you be a cool mom and dad this spring break, offering $3.00 movies available only at these two locations. They have four popular family movies to choose from:

  • The Peanuts Movie;

  • Norm of the North;

  • Alvin & the Chipmunks; and

  • The Princess Bride.

Your $3 ticket not only sends $1 to Kids Help Phone, but it also nets you $20 in coupons for Boston Pizza and Landmark Cinemas!

Dare to Dream: Disney on ICE! Watch all your favorite Disney characters come to life on the ice, fun for the whole family!

Stampede Corral

March 24-29th

Times vary, visit online website for details below

10 Corral Trail SE Calgary AB

For more information and to purchase tickets for this event online click here

Disney on ice has returned! Dare to Dream Rapunzel, Snow White, Cinderella and Tiana and their friends are all featured in this new production!

 Tickets range from $30 to $70 (floor seating). Tickets are available for purchase on Ticket Master or call 855 985-5000.