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Free Family Day Event

February 2014

Spend quality time with your nearest and dearest this Family Day; enjoy winterfete at the Alberta Legislature. Between noon and 4 p.m. on Monday, February 17, an abundance of both indoor and outdoor activities will keep your whole family entertained. This year's Family Day celebration features exciting activities, including:


  • Legislature scavenger hunt
  • Magic shows and puppet shows
  • Face painting
  • Craft activities
  • Smart phone photo booth


  • Autograph sessions with local sports celebrities including the Edmonton Eskimos
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides
  • Snowman-making competitions
  • Skating on the south grounds rink featuring a performance by Royal Glenora Skating Club

Free parking available in the East Underground Parkade from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Prize draws: your chance to win free family fun!

  • Edmonton Rush Lacrosse tickets (4)
  • Alberta Prairie Steam train excursion family pass
  • Experience Alberta’s History family pass
  • City of Edmonton attractions family pass

More information

Special thanks to our community partner:

We’d also like to thank the following organizations for their generous prize donations:

    • Alberta Culture
    • Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions
    • City of Edmonton
    • Northlands

Please note: this is a public event and photographs or video 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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