A long weekend is a 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! Details
February 5 – 14, 2021
Various locations, Town of Riverview
Outdoor Winter Fun
Enjoy winter this February long weekend. Dress warmly and get out there with your family and friends to have ‘snow’ much fun this winter. Check out the places where you take part in fun winter activities in and around Moncton.
Explore our Past and Re-imagine our Future
Heritage Week 2021 takes place February 8th – 15th. This year’s theme is Exploring our Past and Re-imagining our Future. Discover great buildings, extraordinary landscapes and vibrant urban and rural communities or to attend a heritage week event in their community. If you can’t experience activities and places first-hand, then consider exploring heritage virtually from your home. Details
February 8 – 15, 2021
Explore Irishtown Nature Park
Us the winter map to snowshoe or walk the groomed trails at Irishtown Nature Park. Map
Check trail conditions here.
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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
Create an Edible Art
Love baking? Make your favourite cookie and try decorating it. Don’t want to make your own cookies? Check out the cookie decorating kits from Brittney. Details
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
Try a Vegetarian Meal at Calactus
A long weekend is a 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.
Dress warmly and get out there with your family and friends to have ‘snow’ much fun this winter. The Poley Mountain‘s alpine chairlift is now open. So plan a trip to enjoy the season there. Do check the Orange phase restrictions before booking.
69 Poley Mountain Road, Sussex
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
A Family Getaway
Plan a trip to the Fundy National Park with your family. Book an oTENTik or camp in your own tent and explore the park on skies or snowshoes.
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.
Tour the City
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.
Family Fun at Winter Wonderland Park
Winter Wonderland park is well known for its sliding hill and outdoor rink. So, bundle up the kids and have an awesome day out.
Quinn Court, Riverview