Celebrate Family Day with Fun All Weekend Long
Elaine Sia | January 18, 2018
Family Day (February 19) is about making memories with your loved ones and celebrating togetherness. It’s time to shake off those winter blahs. We’re happy to share all kinds of fantastic ideas that the whole family will enjoy throughout the whole Family Day weekend! For the most recent updates, keep an eye on our Windsor Essex Family Day Guide – it will be your secret weapon for a weekend everyone in the family will want to remember.
Want to have a splashing good time? Adventure Bay Family Water Park is a true local gem – packed to the brim with everyone’s favourite water park attractions. Wave pool with zero entry where even the most hesitant swimmers can splash in the shallow end while the adventurous execute daring rolls in the deep end? Check. An exciting water coaster that blasts you uphill? Check. A splash zone where the water never stops flowing and giant buckets of water tip? Check. And of course, a lazy river is essential to recover your energy before finding your next thrill. The fun times never stop flowing at this water park – take advantage of their extended hours through the Family Day weekend!
How about a dose of culture and history hidden in plenty of hands-on, interactive fun? Your kids won’t even realize they’re learning! Along with their regular exhibits tracing the history of Windsor from pre-history to current, the museum is launching FIVE new exhibits on Saturday, February 17 2018. To celebrate, Museum Windsor is offering FREE admission and an array of kid-friendly fun including children’s crafts, balloon animals, and magic tricks.
Don’t forget that local towns also often want to help families live a healthy and active lifestyle – and what better way to do this than to encourage families to have fun together? Check local municipal calendars for activities like ice skating, swimming, games nights, and more fun – often offered for free to celebrate Family Day. After all, being active as a family strengthens not only everyone’s heart, lungs, bones and muscles, but also family relationships, give you plenty of opportunities to reconnect and spend some quality time together.
Still looking for more ideas? Check out the Family Fun section on our website for more fantastic ideas of things to do that your kids will love. Kids never stop smiling as they explore the interactive indoor wonderland of Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens, filled with an astonishing array of inflatables, kiddie and bumper car rides, petting zoo, indoor 18-hole mini golf, and even a mini roller coaster. And what kid can say no to a rousing round of zombie dodgeball on one of the multi-sport simulator at Silver Tee Golf & Virtual Gaming Centre?
Not sure what to do with your teens? At Exodus Escape Rooms Windsor, the whole family will need to work together to discover clues, solve puzzles and open locks before the clock runs out. Resurrect family game night with a style that’s sure to be a winner with your teens at the trendy Wizards of Walkerville Board Game Bistro and Bar. Afterwards, let your teens work off their energy by staying up late – Zap Zone is offering all you can play laser tag on Monday, February 19 2018.
Remember to keep checking our Windsor Essex Family Day Guide for a never-ending list of things to see and do during Family Day weekend!