Monday, January 29, 2018

Family Day Long Weekend 2018 Events And Activities In The Kitchener Waterloo Area

This year Family Day is on Monday February 19, 2018 in Ontario Canada.  Here in Kitchener Waterloo and Area we celebrate all weekend long! Below is a list of events to keep your family busy for the whole Family Day Long Weekend! As always we recommend you check the links provided as dates/times/venues may change without our knowledge.  Also, some events run multiple days so be sure to check the full list!

Friday February 16th
Family Fun Night w/ Erick Traplin @ Stanley Park Rosemount Preschool beginning at 5:30pm (show begins at 6:15pm) Come see Erick Traplin in concert at our upcoming Family Fun Night. Tickets are $20 per family and there will be pizza, drinks and bake sale items available. Please purchase ahead of time by e-mailing

·         Feb 16-19 CHICOPEE FAMILY FUN Family Day Weekend
Family Day Weekend: 16 to 19, 2018 Family Fun Packages Daily 5pm to 9pm ($45 Discover Packages & $30 All Access Lift Tickets) Fireworks Saturday February 17 at closing!

Saturday February 17th
Chinese New Year Kitchener Market Kitchen 10am-Noon FREE EVENT
Chinese New Year is celebrated at the Market with educational kid's crafts, nutritious cooking activities and a live dance performance! Ring in the Year of the Dog at the Kitchener Market. Please bring a canned food donation for the Waterloo Region Food Bank

Joseph Schneider Haus opens for the 2017 season on Saturday, February 17 at 10 a.m.

Albert McCormick Community Centre

Saturday, Feb. 17
  •  3 to 3:50 p.m. Public skate with DJ & giveaways Albert McCormick Community Centre
  • Saturday, Feb. 17
  •  3 to 3:50 p.m. Public skate with DJ & giveaways
Feb 17-18

Kitchener Ice Pirates will be hosting annual Friendship Tournament February 17-18, 2017.  
The Kitchener Ice Pirates is a hockey program consisting of players with developmental delays, who range in age from five through to adults. The players have a wide variety of diagnoses, including; Autism, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Global Developmental Delays and more. We are affiliated with the Kitchener Minor Hockey Association and Hockey Canada.  The program now has four teams: Senior, Intermediate, Junior and Fundamentals of Hockey (each team being based on player ability, not age).

Sacred Fire

General Admission: $5.00
Kids 5 & under: Free
Students with ID: Free
Accepting Non-Perishable Food Donatio
Sunday February 18th
Cookies and Kids Theatre presents...Greg Tarlin
Date and Time:
Sunday, February 18, 2017 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Address: Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson Street, Cambridge, ON

Cost $5
Event Details: Globetrotting Greg Tarlin is back with his comedic act and absurd talent for juggling.  This energetic variety show involves audience participation and is geared for the entire family.

Feb 18-19
February 18-19 Family Day Carnival
Bring the family to Bingemans for the Family Day Carnival! Enjoy inflatables, rides, food and activities! The fun takes place in the Ballroom on Sunday Feb. 19th and Monday Feb. 20th. Children ages 2 - 11 are $10 each, adults and children under 2 (with accompanying children ages 2-11) are free. The fun goes from 10am to 4pm (All prices subject to applicable tax).

Frosty Fest @ Free Event Harmony Square Brantford (usually the Sunday and Monday)  Info TBA


Monday February 19th





The KW Titans have lots planned for their fans on Family Day


Families can enjoy an exciting basketball game, fan giveaways, friendly competitions, a player autograph session and a chance to meet the Titans’ mascots Titus and the BMO the Bear. 

Tickets for BMO Family Day are available at a promotional price to also bring awareness to Kids Help Phone. BMO is a founding partner of Kids Help Phone – Canada’s only national 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth 

Now is the time to get your tickets!

on the left side of the screen, under the image, where it asks for the Promo Code type in BMODAY and click the GO button.

The screen will change to list the BOWL tickets for the February 19, 2018 game.

The price will now be decreased to $12.50 per ticket but you need to buy them in quantities of 2 or you will get an error message (basically buy them in even numbers 2, 4, 6 etc).  You can also purchase tickets in person at THE AUD BOX OFFICE. Just be sure to ask for the BMODAY ticket promo.

The Valko Team presents a FREE FAMILY DAY SKATE @ SportsWorld arena on FAMILY DAY from 10:30am to 12:20 pm.  Snacks, crafts and a balloon artist on site!   106.7 Country FM live on location!

Free Family Day Skate!

Event Starts: 12:00 PM
The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Kiwanis Rink
400 East Ave, Kitchener ON, N2H 1Z6
Looking for something fun to this Family day? Well then save the date and lace up your skates!

Join us for our annual FREE Family Day skate, hosted by Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre.

 February 19th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

 Located at The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Kiwanis Rink

 Warm refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome!


City of Kitchener Family Day Event Listings

Bridgeport Community Centre

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 2 - 4 p.m.

Join us for a free family skate and hot chocolate and cookies for everyone! Indoor crafts and a movie will be enjoyed if the rink is not frozen (subject to weather conditions).

Country Hills Community Centre

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 1 - 3 p.m.

Join us for a free outdoor skating party with hot chocolate and treats. An indoor movie will be enjoyed in the gym if the rink is not frozen (subject to weather conditions).

Forest Heights Family Day Fun

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a free family skate and hot chocolate and cookies for everyone! Indoor activities will be happening too and will include open gym time, cards and games.

Stanley Park Community Association

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 1 - 4 p.m.

Free family swim, refreshments and activities.

Join us at Lyle Hallman Pool for refreshments and activities from 1 - 4 p.m. and register for a free swim between 1:30 -2:30 p.m. or between 3 - 4 p.m. Swim wristbands will be available for either swim time starting at 1 p.m.

Adults must accompany children and swim admission guidelines are in effect.

City of Cambridge Events

Event Details:

Join the City of Cambridge as we enjoy Monday, February 19, 2018 with a great line up of activities for Family Day.

Your family may participate in free activities such as swimming, skating and the arts.  We have something for everyone.

John Dolson Centre

Leisure Swim - 1-4pm

Preschool Program - 1-1:45pm

Open Gym - 2-4pm

WG Johnson Centre

Leisure Swim - 10am - noon

Bolly X Workout - 10:05am - 10:55am

Open Gym - 11am - noon

Hespeler Memorial Arena

Public Skating - noon - 2pm

Cambridge Centre for the Arts

Drop in programs are available from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts including:

Make A 3D Family Tree

Work together to make this artistic celebration of your family stories, important memories and family portraits with artist Maria Sousa-Rovers.

Create a 'Hands Together' Sculpture

Come together and use all of your hands as the 'template' to make this colourful bowl sculpture with artist Michele Jones.

Summer Camp Films

Enjoy the wonderfully imaginative films that children have made during our popular film making March Break and summer camps. Free popcorn!

Art Gallery

The art gallery features changing exhibitions of the creative talents of Cambridge artists and artists from beyond this area - stop by and have a look!

For specific Cambridge Centre for the Arts information please visit


City Of Waterloo Family Day Listings

Rink in the Square

The rink is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., weather permitting.

Albert McCormick Community Centre

Saturday, Feb. 17

  •  3 to 3:50 p.m. Public skate with DJ & giveaways

Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

In the pool:

  • 6:45 to 9:45 a.m. Adult lane swim
  • 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Swirlpool open
  • 7 to 7:45 a.m. Tethered waterfit
  • 8:05 to 8:50 a.m. Shallow waterfit
  • 9 to 9:45 a.m. Deep waterfit
  • 9 to 9:45 a.m. Shallow interval waterfit
  • 10 a.m. to noon Family swim
  • 12:10 to 1 p.m. Lane swim
  • 12:10 to 1 p.m. Swirlpool open
  • 12:15 to 1 p.m. Shallow waterfit
  • 1:15 to 4 p.m. Public swim

On the rink:

  • 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. Parent and child shinny

RIM Park - building closed until 4 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

  • 4 to 4:50 p.m. Public skate
  • 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. Youth PickupHub Basketball (ages 11 - 14)
  • 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. Youth PickupHubSoccer (ages 11- 14)
  • 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. Adult PickupHubSoccer
  • 7 to 8:20 p.m. Adult PickupHubVolleyball

Sign up for PickupHub games in advance.


Williamsburg Winter Fun Family Day 1pm-3pm

Spend your Family Day with the Williamsburg Community Association, Freedom in Christ Church and your neighbours! We will have lots to do including outdoor winter activities (snow volleyball, road hockey, build a snowman and more) as well as inside games and crafts! Free hot chocolate and snack for every participant

Family Day Carnival

Celebrate your family with Descendants and join us for our Family Day Carnival! An afternoon featuring family friendly activities including face painting, carnival games, popcorn, board games and cornhole. $5.00 kids grilled cheese special all day long and craft beers on tap for the grown ups!

KW Art Gallery

Drop-in art activities offered from 1 – 4 pm | All ages welcome

Celebrate your family with activities that kids and kids-at-heart can do together. Explore the exhibitions and make spectacular artwork to take home.Drop-in 1 – 4 pmAll ages welcome! Art activities are designed for ages 4–12 + adult companion.Suggested donation of $5 per child

Kingsdale Park
Food, Fun, and Fire. Come join us on Family Day for winter activities and roasting food over the fire.

There will be free activities for the whole family at the NDCC from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Parent & Tot Shinny (age 6 & under)
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Family Skate
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Family Shinny (age 6 & up)
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Family Skate

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Walking Track open (5 laps = 1km)
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Exploring Senses (age 6mth to 8yrs)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Family Yoga...
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Drop-in Family Pickleball

North Dumfries Historical Preservation Society will have a display in the Fitness Room from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Family Day Free Curling in Ayr Noon-3pm

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