2022 Family Day in the Okanagan

Family day in the Okanagan

Family Day weekend is here! We love spending Family Day checking out local activities and events and I’m excited to see events returning this year! Family Day 2022 in BC is Monday February 21.  Mark your calendars and get ready to spend the day with your loved ones. I hope you check out and enjoy these fun Okanagan events and activities! xo

Kelowna Family Day Events

Family Day Weekend at Big White
When: February 19 and February 20
Where: Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Road
What: Fun family events all weekend long, including Tubing with Loose and Lucy Moose (4\:30 pm – 6 pm); Cosmic Skating (6:45 –  7:45 pm; and Saturday fireworks (7:30 pm).

Friday February 18

Family Skate at CNC 
When: February 18, 2022,  6:30 – 7:45 pm
Where: Capital News Centre, 105 Gordon Drive
What:  Free family skating, drop ins only- no reservations taken.

Sunday February 20

Frost and Fire Family Fiest 
February 20, 10:30 – 12 and 12:30 – 2 
Trask Rd, Lake Country
What: Dig out your tropical outfits and accessories to layer over your snowsuit and enjoy some fun in the park. DJ Krucial K “The Flying Hawaiian” and Silly of the Valley clowns will get you dancing.
Prizes for best outfit, best dance moves, and for games or challenges. Bring your beach chairs and a sled if snowy conditions allow. Be ready to play outside! Registration is required.

Family Skate at Rutland Arena 
When: February 20, 2022,  1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Where: Rutland Arena
What:  Free family skating, drop ins only- no reservations taken.

Monday February 21

Family Day at the Kelowna Art Gallery 
When: February 21, 2022, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street
What: Visitors can explore five current exhibitions and complete a challenge card!

Family Day at the Galley Lakeside Cafe
When: February 21, 2022, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: The Galley Lakeside Cafe, Kelowna Yacht Club
What: Whether you want to warm up at a patio fire pit with a handcrafted latte, enjoy a smokie straight off the BBQ, or roast up some marshmallows with a s’mores kits, there is lots of fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Lake Country Museum Mystery at the Museum
When: February 21, 1 – 4 pm
Where: 11255 Okanagan Centre Rd W, Lake Country
What: Find out who lives in you backyard and solve the mystery of Lake Country’s History! This is a free family focused event.

Amazing Animals of the Okanagan: A Family Program at the Okanagan Heritage Museum
When: February 21, 2022, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna
What: Amazing Animals of the Okanagan is a program for familie, and anyone who is young at heart and loves learning about the biodiversity of the Okanagan! You will explore animal boxes with a rare opportunity to don “curators’ gloves” and handle animal skulls and fur. Use critical thinking to discover the food, habitats and characteristics of local animals and then complete an interactive scavenger hunt! Along the way, you will learn some animal names in nsyilxcən, compare your hand to a bear paw, and spot the most colourful birds in the grasslands.

Family Day Pony Rides 
February 21, 2022, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Kyra Londos Training Stables, 6320 Postill Lake Road, Kelowna
What: Pony rides are $45 for a half-hour ride and are suitable for ages 3+. Riders should be strong enough to hold themselves upright.

Kelowna Rockets Game
When: February 21, 2:05 pm
Where: Prospera Place
What: Watch the Rockets play the Tri-City Americans

Airhouse Drop-In
February 21, 2022
Where: 730 McCurdy Rd, Kelowna
What: Family drop in sessions; wear green and get 20% off admission

West Kelowna Family Day Events

BC Family Day Westbank Community Scavenger Hunt
When: February 18, 2022
Where: Westbank Museum & Visitor Centre, 2376 Dobbin Rd, West Kelowna
What: A family friendly community scavenger hunt where you will identify some of the historic buildings of Westbank and then take a family selfie in front of them. All participating families will receive a pizza prize for Villages Pizza. The museum will have children’s activities, including a typewriter activity and an activity with mascot, Monty the Packhorse.

Family Day Skate
When: February 21, 2022
Where: Jim Lind and Royal LePage Place, 2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna
What: Jim Lund: Parent and tot (0-5 years) skate 12:30 – 1:30 pm and public/family skate 1:45 – 3:00 pm. Royal LePage: Stick n Puck Skate 5-10 years 12:45- 1:45 and Stick n Puck skate 11-15 yrs 2:00-3:00 pm.

Multi Sport Centre Activities
When: February 21, 2022
Where: Multi Sport Centre – 2139 McDougall Road, West Kelowna
What: Free inflatable dome play in the Multi-Sport Dome! 0-5yrs play 9:00-10:30am and family dome play 5yrs + 10:45 am-12 pm

Vernon Family Day Events

Family Day Weekend at SilverStar
When: February 18-21, 2022
Where: SilverStar Mountain Resort, 123 Shortt Street, Vernon
What: A
weekend of fun for the whole family, with everything from craft nights, s’mores and hot chocolate, kiki the eco elf and more! Check out the activity guide for specific event details. SilverStar will be donating $20 of each Adult Lift Ticket purchases towards the Air Rescue One Heli Winch Society to raise funds for a new detachable winch, a critical piece of equipment for saving lives in the backcountry.

I 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 and you can check them out here! xo

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