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Ideas for BC Family Day

Looking for some ideas for BC Family Day? Here are some of our top picks for this long weekend! (Originally posted in 2022, has been updated for 2024)



Jim Lind Arena has public skates all weekend long at 2760 Cameron Rd.  
Feb 16 | Pro-D Day Skate | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | $2 per person
Feb 17 | Public Skate | 11:15 am – 12:30 pm | regular admission rates
Feb 18 | Big & Little Skate | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | regular admission rates
Feb 18 | Public Skate | 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm | regular admission rates
Feb 19 | Public Skate | 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm | Free

Family Day Bingo

The City of West Kelowna’s Recreation and Culture Department has also put together a fun bingo card and you can have a chance to win a prize.

Hit the Trails

Our trails are magical when the snow hits them. Ski, snowshoe, ride or walk these trails or take your phone and capture the snow-laden trees!

Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails | Telemark Nordic Club | Glenrosa Rd. Please visit their website for a list of dog-friendly trails.

Fat Bike Rentals | Outbound Cycle | 3011 Louie Dr


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Multi Sport Centre/Dome Play Day
The popular summer Play Day series is having some FREE family fun at the Multi Sport Centre/Dome (or the ‘big marshmallow’ as the kids like to call it!) | 2130 McDougall Rd
Feb 19 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | all ages



Family Day Activities at the Museums

Join the Westbank Museum on Saturday, February 17 for a Water Marbling Workshop 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (this is a ticketed event).
Sncewips Heritage Museum is hosting FREEE Family Day activities from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Visit their website to learn more about their Storytelling and ‘Birch Bark’ Basketing making demo.

Cozy Drinks & Sweet Treats

Cozy up with a hot chocolate or a latte at one of our cafes and grab some sweet treats. Some favourite places include Kekuli Cafe, Blenz, Specialty Bakery, It’s a Bakery, Annie’s Beach Cafe, Two Donkeys Bakery, Okanagan Grocery, Black Phoenix Tea Room, Tim Hortons, Blenz and Starbucks.

Dinner Out

Try a new restaurant or do takeout! If you are looking for inspiration, check out our Foodie Friday posts for some ideas. 

Live Theatre

The Crossing Creek Community Theatre is presenting ‘CLUE’ at the Lions Community Hall. This production runs from Feb 15 – 19. Visit Crossing Creek’s website for showtime and ticket information. 

Movie Night

Do a movie night with your family – head out to the Landmark Xtreme theatre or do a movie night at home!

Tour the Wineries or grab a growler

Tour the wineries of the Westside Wine Trail and discover a new sip!

Interested in beer or spirits? Stop by Lakesider Brewing Co or the hatching post for a flight or growler, or get introduced to the line of spirits from Urban Distilleries & Winery.  


Birdwatching can be done year-round and the Gellatly Bay Waterfront is the perfect spot for spotting our feathered friends. Download our Birding Map & Guide and see how many you can spot!


What are you doing for BC Family Day? #ExploreLocal #VisitWestside