A list of fun things to do in and around Saint John to keep you busy this upcoming Family Day Weekend: February 12 to 15, 2021.
Outdoor Winter Fun
Freezing temperatures and icy snow piles mean plenty of outdoor winter activities in Saint John. Dress warmly and get out there for ‘snow’ much fun with your family and friends this family day weekend.
Get ready for some serious fun when you gather the family and head outside this Family Day weekend to go to the 12th Annual Fundy Winterfest. There are events taking place until February 28th. So, you should be sure to check out the full list to see what event is taking place, and where. Make sure to dress warmly, it’s definitely cold out there.
Saint John, Quispamsis, Rothesay, and Grand Bay-Westfield municipalities.
January 31 – February 28, 2021
Go Swimming at Canada Games Aquatic Centre
The Canada Games Aquatic Centre is the place to be if you want to take a leisurely dip in a pool.
50 Union Street
Fundy Winterfest Community Gems Hunt
Take part in Fundy Winterfest like never before with this immersive augmented reality gem hunt! Explore areas of Saint John, Quispamsis and Rothesay municipalities and collect gems to create and outfit your new snowman buddy!
Various locations in Saint John, Quispamsis and Rothesay municipalities
There is always something fun to do at Rockwood Park. Winter biking, hiking, ice fishing, skating (check ice safety)
Rockwood Park, 10 Fisher Lakes Dr.
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Ice fishing can’t be easier! Come down to the Shacks to enjoy a unique ice fishing experience.
Renforth Ice Fishing Village
An Outdoor Adventure
Explore the trails in Rockwood Park with a “Bubble friends and/or Family” snowshoe adventure.
Inside Out Nature Centre, 55 Lake Drive, Saint John
Monday, February 15, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$46; Call 506-672-0770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-book
Get ready for spring!
The Cedarcrest Gardens is one of the largest garden centers in New Brunswick. Here you can find many varieties of plants, a selection of garden decor, tools, and accessories.
1050 Sandy Pt Rd.
Wednesdays – Sundays
Grab your skis and get ready for cross country skiing. Enjoy the snow!
Elmhurst Outdoors, 65 Ganong Road, Kingston
Ski/Snowshoe Trail Pass: $8 – $10
Taste of the City Market
Experience the taste of fresh ingredients, delicious flavours and different textures with charcuterie boards. The board features products from the merchants of the City Market.
Available Monday to Saturday
$28.75 – $63.25
Plan an art tour on a winter afternoon. Take in the public art at various locations in Saint John.
Uptown Saint John
Saint John City Market
The Saint John City Market is the place to be if you are looking to experience what Saint John has to offer. It is the oldest continuing market in North America and is open six days a week. You can find everything from fresh produce to hand-crafted artisan items at this popular market.
47 Charlotte Street
Monday through Saturday
Family Photo Scavenger Hunt
Head out on the trails at Rockwood Park to find the clues and test your creativity with your family photos! Your family will be provided with a digital camera, clues and snowshoes if the weather cooperates!
Rockwood Park, 10 Fisher Lakes Dr.
Sunday, February 14, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fit Rocks Climbing Gym
Gather together a group of your friends and work off some energy inside at the Fit Rocks Climbing Gym. This bouldering gym allows you to climb without the need for ropes or a harness. There are walls for all skill levels, and drop-ins are welcome.
40 Ashburn Lake Road
Irving Nature Park
1790 Sand Cove Rd, Saint John