A long weekend is the perfect time to spend time with your family doing activities at home, or just maybe going out and trying something new. There are a lot of fun places to visit this Family Day Weekend around the Greater Moncton area. Listed below are 15 ideas to help you make your Family Day Weekend plans, so that everyone in the family will have a good time.
Winter rocks! Get out in the snow, breathe the crisp cool air, and embrace the season with family and friends. Riverview Winter Carnival is a 10-day festival held every February. It’s filled with fun, affordable activities that help you and your family celebrate winter wellness in Riverview. Tingly toes are all part of the fun!
February 7 – 16, 2020
Various locations, Town of Riverview
Sky Zone Glow
After dark, the lights turn off and the black lights turn on at Sky Zone. Along with the black lights, there will also be lasers and the music will be turned up when a DJ takes the stage. Sky Zone Glow takes place on Friday and Saturday nights from 7 pm to 10 pm. So, take the family out to ‘shine’!
Friday and Saturday Nights | 7 pm to 11 pm
40 Champlain Street, Dieppe
$17.99+tax for 1 Hour / $22.99+tax for 2 Hours / $21.99+tax for the Whole Night
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February Weekend Fun
February Weekend Fun is taking place at Centennial Park on February 2 and 16. Free cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals from 10 am to 4 pm with a guided snowshoe walk at 1 pm. Hot chocolate will be provided, sponsored by Tim Hortons. The event is weather dependent.
Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Centennial Park, Moncton
We All Have a Musical Side!
Come learn about Acadian music at Resurgo Place and some of their traditional instruments with our friends from the Musée acadien de l’Université de Moncton! We’ll have a trumpet, a “ruine-babine”, some violin maker’s tools and lots more. We’ll even show you how to play the spoons and make a really neat musical craft!
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Place Resurgo Place, 20 Mountain Road
Included with regular admission
Riverview Skatepark and Youth Centre
The Riverview Skatepark and Youth Centre is a great place for all ages to gather and make friends. There are skate times for kids under the ages of 11 and also additional times for teens. There are helmet rentals available if you need one.
145 Lakeside Drive, Riverview
NB Heritage Week
“Bringing the Past into the Future”
Ever wonder who lived in your house before you? Who was your street named after? Were there always so many houses in your neighbourhood? And what was that little business on the corner? In celebration of Heritage Week 2020, we want to help feed your curiosity! Simply drop in and our friendly staff will help guide you through the journey of rediscovering your city. Directories, maps, records, photographs, online resources, and more. Who knows, we might even have little gems on your family history!
Thursday, February 13 & Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Place Resurgo Place, 20 Mountain Road
DIY Studio offers a large selection of paint your own pottery, so there is a piece of pottery for everyone. There are over 250 pieces and over 75 paint colors for you to pick from when you are painting your pottery. They also offer stencils, silkscreens, and stamps for you to use to decorate your pottery, so you can personalize it.
824 Mountain Road
Dieppe Aquatic Centre
Take your family out for a dip this Family Day weekend at the Dieppe Aquatic Centre. There are public swims on Friday and Saturday at 6 pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm. There is a section of the pool that has a sloped entry, so it is great for all ages.
111 Aquatique Street
The Trews have won universal acclaim for both their dazzling live performances and wildly accessible songs. The band’s current, sixth studio album, the towering and multifaceted Civilianaires, was cut in Toronto with fast-rising producer Derek Hoffman and features marquee assists from Arkells main man Max Kerman, super-producer Bob Rock, and celebrated singer/songwriter Serena Ryder.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 08:00 pm
Casino New Brunswick, 21 Casino Drive, Moncton
$42.99 + tax + fees
Cheer Moncton Wildcats on their home ice!
vs Halifax Hurricanes on Friday, February 14, 2020 | 7:00 pm
vs Acadie Bathurst Titans on Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 4:00 pm
vs Halifax Mooseheads on Monday, February 17, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Avenir Centre, 150 Canada Street, Moncton
Frozen Themed Swim
The Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre is hosting a Frozen 2 themed Free Swim!
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre, 400 Whitepine Road, Riverview
Try a Vegetarian Meal at Calactus
A long weekend is the perfect time to try something new. Calactus offers delicious meals inspired by food around the globe. All their dishes are vegetarian and many are vegan, which even meat eaters enjoy. You should definitely end your meal with one of their amazing homemade vegan desserts.
Corner of Church Street and St. George Street.
Explore Riverfront Park
The Riverfront Park is an excellent place to watch the Tidal Bore. During the winter, the park is open and the trails are cleared for runners and walkers. The trails will take you long the Petiticodiac River and connect to Dieppe and Riverview.
110 Assomption Bvld
Spend a day with the family bouncing off the walls at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park. There is a new toddler zone, a ninja warrior course and a tug of war area where. If bouncing around is not your thing, you can sit back and relax at the Fuel Zone Café with a cold drink and a snack until the kids tire themselves out.
Clementine Café and Deli
Clementine Café serves up a whole a lot of cheer along with great coffee. The café has quickly become a local favorite for delicious snack and coffee. Along with enjoying a hot drink and snack, you can play an exciting game of Foosball with your kids in the game and lounge area.
62 Elmwood Dr.
Marche Moncton Market
Even winter cannot stop the vendors at the Marche Moncton Market from having a great Saturday morning. Vendors from across New Brunswick come to the market with fresh produce, crafts, premade meals, and much more, so there is something for everything.
Resurgo Transportation Discovery Centre
The Resurgo Transportation Discovery Centre is one of Moncton’s newest family attractions. It is a small fun interactive museum, but it has many fun and amazing things to do. You can launch a rocket, fly a plane, build a truck, and test your building skills in a wind tunnel.
20 Mountain Rd.
Adult (18+) $10.00, Senior (60+) $8.00, Youth (12-17) $7.00, Children (4-11) $5.00, Toddler (3 and under) Free
Fit Rocks Climbing Gym
Gather your family and friends together and head out to work off all your extra energy at the Fit Rocks Climbing Gym this Family Day Weekend. There are new climbing routes added all the time, along with a virtual boulder game wall, and a kid’s wall. If you are afraid of heights, there is a full general fitness training area that you can use.
290 Baig Blvd, Unit B12
Tide & Boar Gastropub
If you love great food, you definitely need to check out the Tide & Boar Gastropub. This local spot has been featured on “You Gotta Eat Here” and has been named one of Canada’s Top 50 Restaurants by McLean’s Magazine. They serve up great local food and drinks. They do not have a special kids menu, but they do have dishes that are great for all kids of all ages, such as burgers, fries, poutine, desserts, etc.
700 Main Street