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Free Family Fun

February 19, 2018
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Legislative Assembly invites Albertans to enjoy free family fun on Monday, February 19, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alberta Legislature. Indoor excitement featuring world-class local performers, and outdoor adventure await.

For almost 30 years, Family Day at the Legislature has been an annual tradition for thousands of families within the capital region. This year we have a lot in store for everyone!

World-class local performers!

  • Sheldon Casavant
    Looking for magic, intrigue and illusion? Sheldon Casavant engages his audiences with all three.
  • Michelle & Friends
    From quirky kids' songs to foot-tapping classics, Michelle & Friends share music that encourages the crowd to join in.
  • KayBridge Puppets Presents Eggventures of Henny Penny
    KayBridge Puppets enthrall audiences with colourful characters and animated voices that bring classic stories to life.
  • The Great Balanzo!
    Have you ever wanted to join the circus? Now you can with circus activity workshops.
  • Acme Circus Rovers Present the Ambassadors
    Keep your eyes peeled for entertaining, surprise performances by the Ambassadors.

Outdoor Adventure with Agents of Discovery

  • Explore as agent LAO
    We've got a challenge for you! Explore the Legislature Grounds with a free augmented reality game.

Family-friendly Activities

  • Lost in the Legislature History Hunt
    Uncover secrets and fun facts about Alberta's past while exploring the magnificent Alberta Legislature.
  • Storytime with Rocky the Ram
    Everybody's favourite mascot will captivate with entertaining and exciting stories
    Get creative with one of the world's favourite toys!
  • Food Vendors
    Cravings Gelato, Fat Franks, Sugar Mountain Cotton Candy and Cafe Vancia
  • Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre
    Discover Alberta's vibrant parliamentary history and culture through our interactive and engaging Visitor Centre.
  • ** A number of food vendors will offer treats for purchase.**

More information

  • News release
  • Backgrounder
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    Seniors’ Tour & Tea

    The Legislative Assembly of Alberta welcomes seniors from across the province to take part in a special tour of the Legislature Building and a complimentary fancy tea in the pavilion of the Edmonton Federal Building. Reminisce with stories of the men and women who founded our province, gain insight into provincial politics and admire the architecture of one of Alberta’s most cherished landmarks.

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    Canada Day

    July 1st

    In celebration of Canada's birthday, the Alberta Legislature hosts a variety of activities for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy the annual open house and touring the historic Legislature Building at their leisure. They will also have the rare opportunity to walk on the Chamber floor, an honour usually reserved for Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Throughout the afternoon, over 30,000 individuals normally gather on the grounds for the free family entertainment, including musical and dance performance and games for children.

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    Fridays @ the Legislature

    This summer discover Fridays @ the Legislature, an outdoor concert series held during the lunch hour. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Alberta Legislature, this event features a diverse mix of Alberta-based musicians.

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    Celebrate the Season

    Celebrate the Season - December 7 to 23

    For over 30 years the Legislative Assembly has celebrated the holiday season by inviting musical ensembles from all over the province to perform festive music in the beautiful Legislature Rotunda. This year close to 50 ensembles will perform from the Grand Staircase throughout the month to help usher in the spirit of the season.

    WEEKDAYS - Begins at Noon (Except December 7)
    EVERY EVENING - Begins at 6:30 p.m.

    *Note: For evening performances, admittance will be closed 15 minutes before end times.

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