Windsor Essex Family Day Guide

Chase away the mid-winter blahs with exciting activities sure to appeal to the entire family. Browse through our Windsor Essex Family Day Guide for your personal cheat sheet to fun, laughter and family memories to cherish forever.

Don’t forget to get plenty of ideas for Family Day (Feb 20, 2017) from our website’s Family Fun section for more exciting adventures!

Chimczuk Museum 1st Birthday & Free Day!
Saturday February 18, 2017. Join us in celebrating the Chimczuk Museum’s 1 year anniversary with a day filled with fun activities for the whole family. The museum will officially be opening 3 new exhibits: Road to Freedom and the Civil War, The Windsor Spitfires in Jerseys, and Fakes and Forgeries – Yesterday and Today, a travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum. In addition, there will be fun crafts and activities for children, guided tours of the new exhibits and birthday cookies for visitors (while supplies last). Best of all, the Chimczuk Museum will be offering free admission all day! Don’t miss out!

10 am – 5 pm, Free
Chimczuk Museum – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Family Day at Adventure Bay
Monday February 20, 2017. Fill Your Family Day with Art and Adventure. Adventure Bay Family Water Park Presented by WFCU Credit Union is open extended holiday hours  and prices! The Adventure Bay Family Day event is sponsored by the Windsor Sculpture Park and includes fun sculpture appreciation activities (until 6 pm) inside the water park to celebrate our neighbours at Windsor’s “museum without walls”, as well as all the wet and wild attractions you know and love.

10 am – 8 pm, $10/All Day, $5/After 4 pm
401 Pitt St. W., Windsor

Family Day at Colasantis
Saturday February 18 – Monday February 20, 2017. Have some indoor fun with your family at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens!! Fun Passes available. Zoo shows daily at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm & 2:30 pm.

Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens – 1550 Road 3 East, Kingsville

Family Day Fun!
Monday February 20, 2017. Join us at the Visitor Centre to chase the winter blahs away over a roaring fire, complete with roasted marshmallows! Bring a mug for hot chocolate and your favourite song or story to share. Connect with family and friends while making crafts or playing games. If snow conditions allows, join in our snow sculpture contest! Will you create a classic snowman or push the limits with something truly out of this snowy world? Whatever the weather, bring your creativity and smiles!

12 pm – 5 pm, Free Admission for 2017!
Point Pelee National Park -1118 Point Pelee Drive, Leamington

Family Day at Zap Zone
Monday February 20, 2017.
Spend the morning playing unlimited laser tag, and enjoy holiday hours.

10 am – 8 pm, Unlimited from 10 am – 12 pm, $15
Zap Zone – 1930 Ambassador Dr., Windsor
Zap Zone – 1665 Lauzon Rd., Windsor

YMCA Windsor Family Day
Monday February 20, 2017. Activities such as family swim 8am to 4 pm, family inner tube water polo 10 am(ages 9 and up), family dodge ball 11 am, family boot camp 12 pm; a chance to win a free March Break Camper Week, free Y swag for the first 250 kids.

8 am – 4 pm, Free
Windsor YMCA at Central Park Athletics – 3400 Grand Marais Rd. E., Windsor

Family Day at Springz
Monday February 20, 2017. Enjoy special hours at Springz Trampoline Park!

10 am – 9 pm
Springz – 2411 Dougall Ave., Windsor


Family Day Celebration at Devonshire Mall
Monday February 20, 2017. Celebrate Family Day with Us! Enter our Family Day $250 Giveaway and enjoy events and activities for the entire family, including Clarol the Clown & Friends!

11 am – 6 pm
Devonshire Mall – 3100 Howard Ave., Windsor

Family Day Drop-In Art
Monday February 20, 2017. 
Make art your Family Day activity…..and let us handle the prep and cleanup! Move from station to station to draw, paint, and create your way to beautiful take-home projects. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Free parking in back lot.

12 pm – 3 pm
InTune Music – 934 Ottawa St., Windsor

Family in Motion
Monday February 20, 2017. Spend quality time with your family this Family Day with events to keep your ‘family in motion’.

Free skate 3 pm – 4 pm
Libro Credit Union Centre – Movati Rink 3295 Meloche Rd. Amherstburg

Family Day Swim 2:30 pm – 4 pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Free skate 12 pm – 1:50 pm
Free level A CPR 8:30 am – 12:30 pm & 1 pm – 5 pm

Swim 1 pm- 3:30 pm
Skate 1 pm – 3 pm
Atlas Tube Centre – 447 Renaud Line Road

Free Swim 12 pm – 6 pm
Sponsored by HKCC and In Motion
Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex – 2121 Laurier Pkwy

Swimming  2 pm – 4 pm
Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex – 249 Sherk St, Leamington

Free skate sponsored by The Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach. Other activities include face painting, crafts and a Mad Science presentation.

11 am – 1 pm, Free
Tecumseh Arena – 12021 McNorton St, Tecumseh

February 17 – Kickoff to Family Day Weekend: Water & Ice
Prizes and hot chocolate
6 pm – 8 pm
Charles Clark Square

February 20 – Free skating
8:30 am – 10:30 pm at Charles Clark Square
1 pm – 3 pm at Lanspeary Lions Rink



If you have an event you would like to submit for consideration, please use our online form. Thank you for helping us to provide helpful information to visitors in our region.

The information provided in this Guide is for informational purposes only and is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable, and we have exercised reasonable care to assure the accuracy of the information. You are responsible for confirming the date, time, price, venue, and details of a listing by contacting the appropriate organizers directly.


333 Riverside Drive West, Suite 103
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7C5
Toll Free: 1.800.265.3633