Family Day Fun in the Okanagan

Family Day Okanagan

Anyone else feel like January was the longest year of the year?! And winter just keeps. coming. back. But, we are in luck! February brings a bonus long weekend for Family Day! Family Day 2020 in BC is Monday February 17.  So mark your calendars and get ready to spend the day with your loved ones. We are excited to check out these fun Okanagan events and activities & hope you are too!

Kelowna Family Day Events

Family Day Weekend at Big White
When: February 15, 2020 – February 17, 2020
Where: Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Road, Kelowna
What: Fun family events all weekend long, including Cruz the Blues challenge; Jr. Chef Challenge; Family Channel Carnival Night; Fireworks; and a Family BBQ. See website for event times and listings.

Family Glow Night
When: February 15, 2020, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Parknson Rec Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna
What: Kick-off your Family Day long weekend with a family glow dance party. There will be a DJ and fun party games! Admission is free and all ages are welcome.

Family Day at Kelowna Family Y
When: February 17, 2020, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna
What: Public swim 9 am–5 pm; Family Barre Class 10:00 am – 11:00 am; Family Bootcamp 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Activities between 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m including face painting, crafts, bouncy castle, rock climbing wall, fun gym games and activities, and a healthy snacks bar.

Family Day at H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre
February 17, 2020, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna
What: Spend some quality time playing together in the waterpark or enjoy fitness facilities with family members and friends with half-off admission. Public swim 9:00 am–5 pm. Waterslides, FlowRider and waterpark available 12:00 pm –4:30 pm

Family Day at the Downtown Kelowna Y
When: February 17, 2020, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: 1011-505 Doyle Ave, Kelowna
What: Connect with family members or friends at the newest Kelowna YMCA centre. Kids aged 10 and up are welcome! Try out a family cycle, boot camp, or yoga class together, or enjoy the fitness facility together.

Family Day at the Kelowna Art Gallery 
When: February 17, 2020, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna
What: Visitors can explore current exhibitions and get creative with a hands-on printmaking activity.

Hockey: A Family Program at the Okanagan Heritage Museum
When: February 17, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna
What: Explore the feature exhibition “Hockey: More Than Just a Game”, design a hockey jersey and score big on the scavenger hunt. A museum hat trick!

Family Day Fun at CNC
When: February 17, 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Capital News Centre, 105 Gordon Drive, Kelowna
What:  Kelowna’s largest Family Day party! Fun and games for the whole family including free skating (bring your own helmet), Park & Play  inflatables, active games, soccer and more. Plus visit with local sport organization partners to collect stamps along the way and you could win prizes! Donations are greatly appreciated in support of Jumpstart.

Family Day Pony Rides 
February 17, 2020, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Kyra Londos Training Stables, 6320 Postill Lake Road, Kelowna
What: Join us on our safe large pony and horses as we lead you around the pasture or arena. Pony rides are suitable for ages 2+. Riders should be strong enough to hold themselves upright. Parents or guardians are more than welcome to walk next to the horse or pony while we have an expert leading the horse. Pony rides are $15 for a 10 minute led ride.

3rd Annual Free Family Skate
When: February 17 2020, 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Where: Capitol News Centre
This fun evening of skating for Chute Lake Elementary community families. Free hot chocolate and skating! Follow the link for registration details.

West Kelowna Family Day Events

Family Day Skate
When: February 16, 2020, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm and 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Jim Lind Arena, 2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna
What: Parent and tot skate is from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. $1/tot and $2/parent. Strollers are permitted. Public/Family Skate from 2:45 – 4:00 pm is open to everyone. No strollers or skating aids are permitted. Public skating is $4 per person, family admission is $10 (two adults max). Skate rentals are also available on a first come, first serve basis.

When: February 17, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre, 3737 Old Okanagan Hwy, West Kelowna
What: Family Day Swim! $5 /Family
Family Day Inflatable Dome Play
When: February 17, 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Multi Sport Centre – 2139 McDougall Road, West Kelowna
What: Free Inflatable Dome Play in the new Multi-Sport Dome!
Family Day Floor Curling Bonspeil
When: February 17, 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Mar Jok Elementary School Gymnasium, 2101 McDougall Road, West Kelowna
What: Free Floor Curling Bonspiel! Please register to reserve your spot by calling Recreation and Culture, 778-797-8800.  Space is limited.

Family Day Dance Party
When:  February 17, 2020, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Westbank Lions Community Centre, 2466 Main Street, West Kelowna
What: Free Family Day Dance Party that’s fun for all ages! Come enjoy the music of DJ Krucial K !

Vernon Family Day Events

Family Day Weekend at SilverStar
When: February 15-17, 2020 (see event page for specific times).
Where: SilverStar Mountain Resort, 123 Shortt Street, Vernon
What: A weekend of family fun at SilverStar, including 50% off tickets on Family Day! See the Okanagan Bernese Mountain Dog Group meet up in the SilverStar village on February 16 at 12 pm.
Then watch the second of the SMITH rail jam series as participants show their style and tricks on rails at the end of the village. End the day with a BANG as a firework performance lights the SilverStar sky. KiKi the Eco Elf will be holding a dance party and sing-a-long in storybook village for all families on February 17 at 12:00 pm.

When: February 15, 2020 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Halina Activity Centre, 3310-37th Ave, Vernon
What: Come enjoy all you can eat pancakes & sausages! Pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice. $6.00 per person, kids under 6 eat free! Tickets at the door.
Paddlewheel Park Family Day
When: February 15, 2020, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Paddlewheel Park & Beach, 7815 Okanagan Landing Rd, Vernon,
What: Check out this day full of family fun!  Plus the Annual Polar Bear Swim will be taking place at 1 pm! Enjoy games, bouncy castles, broomball, and visits with Carnival Cops, Royalty, jopo and jopettes, and get a balloon for the kids from Ainsley’s Balloon Creations. Gather around a bonfire with s’mores f and hot chocolate.
Mother Daughter Princess Tea
When: February 16, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Village Green Hotel, 4801 27 St, Vernon
What: A magical opportunity for mothers to bond with their little princesses. Dress up in the your favourite gown for the annual Princess Tea. Enjoy snacks, tea, coffee, face painting and games. Take a photo with a princesses! $20 pp.

Toonie and a Tin Community Skate
When: February 16, 10:00 am. – 2:00 pm
Where: Kal Tire Place, 3445 43rd Ave, Vernon
What:Join the Vernon Vipers and Queen and Princess Silver Star for an afternoon of skating! There will be bounce castles, mini golf and many other activities for kids of all ages to enjoy! This is a wonderful way to spend time with the family and support the local food bank. All food collected will be donated to the Valley First Feed the Valley Initiative. Vipers will be on the ice from 12-1pm – so don’t miss them. Admission at the door: $2.00 per person or $5.00 per family and a tin of food for the Food Bank

TKH Kids Club Dance Party
When: February 16, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: City Dance Studio, 4411 29th Street, Vernon
What: Games, prizes and non-stop dance music! Wear a costume and you could win the Best Costume prize! Indoor shoes only in the studio. 2-2:45 pm ages 1-4; 3-4 pm ages 5-9. Admission is $5 at the Door (cash only).

Family Day Swim
When: February 17, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Greater Vernon Recreation, 3310 37th Ave, Vernon
What: Free swimming for the family!

Penticton Family Day Events

Spectra & City of Penticton Presents: Family Day
When: February 17, 2020, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: South Okanagan Events Centre
What: Join the Spectra and City of Penticton’s 3rd annual Family Day event. Activities include: all-day toonie pool admission at the Penticton Community Centre; Skate with the Penticton VEES at the Okanagan Hockey Group Training Centre; family skate at the SOEC; photo booth; games & a BBQ by donation on the SOEC plaza; complimentary hot chocolate and coffee. $2.00 skate rentals will be available.

Apex Mountain Resort Family Day
February 17, 2020
Where: Apex Mountain Resort, 1000 Stray Horse Road, Hedley
What: 50% off Full Day Tickets for Family Day and games and fun events for all ages!

We hope you have the most wonderful Family Day with your loved ones. If you know of a fun, family-centered event that is missing from this post, please let me know. We love sharing all the amazing community events with you! xo

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