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Celebrate 25 years of Family Day in Alberta

February 2015

Every February in Alberta we set aside a day especially to honour our families.

Spend Family Day at the Legislature where an afternoon of spectacle and song awaits. Between Noon and 4 p.m. on Monday, February 16, there will be plenty of cool outdoor activities and warm indoor adventures for all to enjoy.


  • Legislature Scavenger Hunt
  • Music and magic for all ages
  • Legozone – Build a model Legoslature
  • Illusionist
  • Family Day photowall


  • Cabane à sucre – Make maple candy on the clean snow!
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides
  • Skating on the south grounds
  • Roving entertainment

Free parking available in the East underground parkade from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fill out our event survey for a chance to win a great prize courtesy of the Legislative Assembly Gift Shop.

Special thanks to our community partner:

Please note: Family Day at the Legislature is a public event. Photographs and videos may be taken.

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Seniors' Week

Seniors' "Tour and Tea"

The Alberta Legislature salutes Alberta's senior citizens during Seniors' Week. Special tours are followed by a complimentary fancy tea in the lower rotunda. Participating seniors can enter their names for prize draws. They may also choose to stay longer to observe session in the afternoon or to enjoy a walk around the grounds.

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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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Celebrate the Season

"Celebrate the Season"
Month of December

The annual Celebrate the Season light-up is the kick-off to holiday events at the Alberta Legislature. Festivities begin in the Legislature rotunda with a choir performance, followed by the Premier's ceremonial turning on of the colourful outdoor lights. Most noon hours and evenings listen to choir performances in the rotunda. In the evening sip free hot chocolate served to visitors in the Legislature rotunda.

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