February 16, 2023
Celebrate Family Day at the Alberta Legislature
EDMONTON – “The Family Day holiday is an opportunity to take time from our busy lives and appreciate our families and loved ones, and I welcome all Albertans to spend quality time with their families here at the Legislature.” said the
Honourable Nathan Cooper, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
On Monday, February 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate Family Day at the Legislature with free indoor entertainment, education and activities. Both the Legislature Building and the Queen Elizabeth II Building will
The Legislature Building will be open for people to explore and admire the beautiful architecture, as well as to get a peek inside the Chamber from the Members’ Gallery. There will also be storytelling by Naomi McIlwraith, Tripti Singh and Rocky
the Ram, and crafting led by Zuma Crafts.
At the Queen Elizabeth II Building, there will be a lineup of family-friendly entertainment throughout the day, including magic shows, juggling, circus acts, and musical performances. In between acts, discover the history of the Legislature and the role
of parliamentary democracy by watching Our People Our Province, an incredible 4-D film shown in the Pehonan Theatre. Visitors can also take a stroll through the Milestones exhibit in the Borealis Gallery or let their creativity
flow inside the LEGO® Zone.
Limited free parking will be available behind the Terrace Building with access at the corner of 96 Avenue and 106 Street. Access public transit via the LRT on the west side of the grounds on 109 Street or at the transit station located on the east side
on 107 Street. Bike racks are also located throughout the Alberta Legislature Grounds.
For additional event details, please visit assembly.ab.assembly.ab.ca/visit/events/family-day.
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