• Kraig Brachman

Family Day 2022 Events


Last year we shared three great parks you can visit to stretch those legs and get out of the house and a delicious Family Day meal you could make afterwards with your family. In 2021, most, if not all, events were cancelled so we focused on things you could do to stay safe and still connect with your family.


For 2022, there are far more events scheduled for February and we or highlighting a few of them. All events and locations have COVID-19 protocols in place, so please wear a mask indoors, follow all government mandates, and social distance whenever possible.


Free & Low-Cost Events in Calgary


YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

114 locations, 97 drinks, and 90 vendors! Discover whose chocolate in Calgary is the hottest at the YYC Hot Chocolate Festival.


“YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is an annual event hosted by Calgary Meals on Wheels. First started in 2011, this event is meant to highlight local businesses and Calgary’s vibrant culture, while also helping support a local charity. Every February, participating cafés, restaurants and chocolatiers compete for the coveted awards of YYC's Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate and special Cup That Runneth Over Award. For 28 days, Calgarians can sip varieties of hot cocoas and determine th