FAMILY DAY WEEKEND! - Activities for the whole family

By: Beth Bonvie & Andrew Moore

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND! - Activities for the whole family

Tags: Family Day, Holiday, Family, Together, Beth & Andrew

Here are some fun-filled activities for the Family Day long weekend! Enjoy!
 
SNOWFEST 613 CONTEST
The contest is still happening from Feb 5 – 21! Make beautiful snow art or snow sculpture and share your creative creations for a chance to win prizes! You can also check out other’s sculptures here.
 
WINTERLUDE
This year Winterlude is looking a bit different, but is still featuring some of the best parts about it! From ice sculpture carving, to the concert, everything can be viewed online!
 
WINTER IN FULTON
Fulton’s pancake house is located in Pakenham less than an hour away from Ottawa.
399 Sugar Bush Rd. Pakenham, ON
You can enjoy the trails, kids’ playgrounds and take away goodies!
They are open Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM and Monday, February 15 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Costs $10/vehicle per day
 
SNOWSHOEING
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and explore one of the many trails within the city! Great way to exercise and enjoy nature around us. You can check out some of the trails at Gatineau Park, Parc Omega and Arbraska Laflèche.
 
THE QUEST
The Quest is an online fundraiser that features a variety of online challenges focusing on mind, body, spirit and care. Yoga practise, 5k walk, trivia night and cooking lesson make up the different activities.
 
SKATE THE RIDEAU CANAL
Enjoy a lovely skate on the Rideau Canal! The full canal is open and ready to accommodate you and your family.
 
ENJOY TOBOGGANING
Grab your sled and head out to one of these hills! Make sure to follow the COVID-19 guidelines.
 
There are so many more amazing activities to partake in with your family. Why not choose a few and have an action packed weekend and Family Day!
 
Source: To Do Canada