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Celebrate NB Family Day in Fredericton

The countdown is on for New Brunswick’s first Family Day! Taking place on February 19th, it gives New Brunswicker’s a highly anticipated long weekend – and who better to spend Family Day in Fredericton with then family & friends!

Now this is where we come in – what to do this Family Day in Fredericton? Here’s a few ideas that should help get the family out the door!

Ready, set…SKI!
Crabbe Mountain, 9am-4pm
Central Hainesville, off Route 104, Tel: 463-8311
The weekend leading up to Family Day has so much more than skiing…what, you may ask? Check out the Snowbike Demo Day on February 17, take in the beauty of nature with the “Slippery Mitten Sunday Ski Tour” on cross country skis! On Family Day, Feb 19, get ready to hit the slopes for a ½ or full day of skiing fun and enjoy their family day special! They're offering a $99 family pass, 4 lift tickets and 4 rentals! Lessons available for only $25. Open 9am - 430pm.

Crabbe Mountain - Family Day in New Brunswick

It’s all about Sports!
NB Sports Hall of Fame, 2-4pm
503 Queen St, Tel: 453-3747
Fun for the whole family! Play your favourite game in a Sports Simulator, learn about the amazing stories of the Hall of Famers in the Virtual Locker Room and be amazed in the Biomechanics and Sports Discovery Centre!

New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame - Family Day

Loyalist Rugby Club Family Day, 1-3pm
40 Cityview Avenue
Celebrate Family Day with the Loyalist Rugby Club! A fun day for the kids! Do some sliding off the berm, (a.k.a. hill), participate in a game of snow flag rugby and warm yourself up with some hot chocolate! 

Loyalist Rugby Club - NB Family Day

Fredericton Region Museum
571 Queen St, Tel: 455-6041
Visit the Fredericton Region Museum between 1pm-3pm and let the costumed guides take you on a FREE tour of the museum!

Fredericton Region Museum - Family Day

Beaverbrook Art Gallery
703 Queen Street, Tel: 458-2028
The Beaverbrook Art Gallery will be open to visitors of all ages from 12 to 5 with FREE admission and programs! The gallery will be offering free tours of the gallery, artist demonstrations, free workshops and live music! Spend time with family amidst great art!

All fun things start with “S” at Mactaquac!
1265 Route 105, Tel: 363-4747
Did you know that Mactaquac Provincial Park is fully equipped to give you the best experience this winter!  Bring the whole family to take in some winter fun like skiing, skating, sliding, snowshoeing and especially for Family Day, Sleigh Rides! Limited free rentals available on site!

Mactaquac Provincial Park - Family day

FredKid Family Day Fun!
60 Veterans Drive, Tel: 474-0252
Give a shout out to Family Day with FredKid! There will be hourly Forest School Adventures, Pop-Up Play in the big playroom, arts and crafts, and an open outdoor playground! Hourly sessions of different “fun in the snow” activities for your family to enjoy! Session Times Are: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm! Snacks and hot chocolate provided.

Fred Kid - Family Day in New Brunswick

Care for a skate?
Feel like doing a whirl around the rink?  Maybe skating inside is more your style?  Fredericton offers both!  Choose from a number of outdoor and indoor skating surfaces and spend some time perfecting your triple axle!

Skating in Fredericton - Family Day in New Brunswick

We hope this helps you plan your Family Day in Fredericton - and make sure to check here as the list continues to grow! Let us know what you love to do with the fam!