Family Day Adventures

Family Day Adventures

Family Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Planning a Family Day vacation or staycation in Moncton? Outdoor excursions, indoor interactive fun and urban experiences await.


❄️Step outside for some outdoor winter fun ❄️

⛄ Bundle up and head over to Centennial Park for an afternoon on the sliding hill, or an evening of cross-country skiing in the park’s lit ski trails.

Child sliding at Centennial Park
Sliding Hill, Centennial Park

⛄ Snowshoe, walk or birdwatch at Irishtown Nature Park, nature lovers's favourite Moncton park.

Irishtown Nature Park
Irishtown Nature Park

⛄ Rent fat bikes at Mapleton Park and ride through the trails. Enjoy winter equipment rentals at half price in February.

⛄ Try winter horseback riding at the Boyle Family Farm.

⛄ Bond with llamas, alpacas and emus and go on one of Llama-zing Adventures’ Winter Walks.

Llama-zing Adventures Winter Walk
Llama-zing Adventures Winter Walk. ?: Zoe Biss Photography


❄️ Enjoy Moncton’s Downtown ❄️

⛄ Stroll downtown while admiring the colourful art murals on many city buildings:
          ? Self-Guided Art Murals Tour 
          ? Art Murals Map

?: Little Girl and the Fox by Sens. ?: miss.despres

⛄ Grab an early breakfast at the Moncton Market. While you’re there, pick up goodies, arts and crafts, and other hand-made products by local artisans. Open every Saturday, from 8 am to 2 pm. 

⛄ Visit the Transportation Discovery Centre at Resurgo Place and enjoy 50% off regular admission on Saturday and Sunday on Family Day Weekend. Closed on Monday.

Transportation Discovery Centre
Transportation Discovery Centre, Resurgo Place

⛄ Take a walk along Moncton’s Riverfront Trail.

⛄ Grab a sweet treat downtown from Halo Donuts or Lost and Found Ice Cream, downtown.

⛄ Don’t miss the chance to see the famous Tidal Bore in the winter. Find out when the tide is coming in ? Tidal Bore Tide Times

Tidal Bore in Winter
Moncton's Tidal Bore in the winter