Family Day: 4 Events Packed with Fun in Waterloo Region

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To all Heads of Households who have reached their ‘Family Fun’ planning limit…

Tired of thinking of new ways to keep your family happy and busy?  Wondering what to do on a Family Day weekend when we’re still in lockdown?? 

Thankfully, the creative minds at Waterloo Region’s cities and townships have put together programs offering all kinds of ideas and events that will fill your weekend with family fun! Whether you want to hunker down indoors, or you want to enjoy outdoor activities with your household, take a look at what’s happening in your ‘hood for Family Day! 

Family Day Events in the Townships 

The Townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich have teamed together for a virtual Family Day celebration. Subscribe to the special Youtube channel, and choose from videos featuring entertainment, science experiments, fitness, magic shows and more! All of the videos have been developed by local community partners, and will be on the Youtube channel Monday, February 15th from 8 am to 8 pm.  

RuralWR Townships Family Day Youtube Channel 

City of Cambridge Events

The current stay-at-home order doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Family Day, and the City of Cambridge has put together winter activities and two community contests that bring on the fun – safely! 

Participate in the Cambridge Photo Challenge, and show off how your family is celebrating Family Day. Prizes will be awarded for Most Relaxing Family Day and Most Creative Family Day. There’s also a Colouring Contest for the kids (you’ll find the downloadable pictures on the City’s website).  

There are also plenty of ways to enjoy Family Day outdoors: check out Cambridge’s Winter City page for ideas to get you started.  

Family Day in Cambridge 

City of Kitchener Events 

The City of Kitchener has all kinds of events, both outdoors and virtual, that will help you Reimagine Winter this Family Day.  

Choose from any number of things to do, including walking tours, skating and tobogganing, join in a virtual snow sculpting club, virtual cooking and fitness classes and much more!  

And, if you want to help other families in our community, the Kitchener Market is offering fun virtual programs the whole family will enjoy, while supporting the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. 

City of Kitchener Events 

City of Waterloo Events

Discover the magic of winter in Waterloo with WinterlooThis free annual festival has been extended and expanded for 2021, and includes outdoorindoor and online events. Discover snow and ice sculptures located around the city, try a scavenger hunt, or enjoy Trail Mix – curated playlists that include music by local artists – and head out on Waterloo trails.  

City of Waterloo Events 

**Find more things to do this Family Day on Explore Waterloo Region’s Events Calendar** 


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