Stay busy, get creative and get outdoors with free family fun activities this BC Family Day Long Weekend!

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Fewer Faces, Bigger Spaces Family Photo Contest:

Submit your family photos from the BC Family Day weekend!

Get outdoors and get active with your family over the BC Family Day Long Weekend and share a photo of your adventures from Feb 12-15, 2021.   Perhaps it is a family photo from a skate on the Whiteway, your family ice fishing, backyard play with the kids or making a toast with the family to winter fun.  We’re looking for your best shots of your family having fun! Summit your Family Photos to Cortney Pitts at with the subject line photo contest by the end of the day on BC Family Day Monday February 15th. Following the weekend, an album will be uploaded on the Invermere BC Events Facebook page. Featuring all the entries for our social media followers to judge by “liking” their favourite photo.

Judging will take place all week long. The winner will be announced on Monday February 22nd. The photo with the most “likes” on Facebook will be entered into winning bragging rights and the photo turned into a puzzle! The contest is open to any family that lives in the Columbia Valley. One entry per family.


Heart Art Scavenger Hunt Challenge: Thursday February 11th– Monday February 15th.

Get creative and make some art!!

The District of Invermere has teamed up with Black Star Studios for a fun family friendly artistic “Heart Art Challenge” and you are invited to participate! You will be given clues that will lead you to eightparticipating businesses in Downtown Invermere. Each business will have an art supply waiting for you. After visiting all of the participating business locations, you will have everything you would need to complete your heart art piece. This challenge is available for the first 50 people to register by February 8th. The challenge is open to any family that lives in the Columbia Valley. To register please call the District of Invermere Leisure Services Manager Cortney Pitts 250-342-9281 ext 1232  or


BC Family Day Colouring Contest:

Pick up a colouring page designed by local artist Vance Rodewalt at the Columbia Valley Centre or print the page from Invermere BC Events on Facebook and colour it in. This is not a skill-based competition; winners will be chosen by a random draw. This family friendly colouring contest begins on Friday February 12th and ends on the BC Family Day Monday February 15th. Contest is open to all ages and is open to any family that lives in the Columbia Valley. Limit (1) entry per person. Take a picture of your entry or scan and email it to Cortney Pitts at Let Cortney know if you have any questions about the contest or would like to drop the hard copy at the Columbia Valley Centre. You can also share your complete colouring sheet on Facebook tagging @invermerevents.

Be entered to win a $50 gift certificate for a free day-use of wildsight’s Spark Electric Vehicle and a $50 gift certificate to a local restaurant of your choice!


Make a Snow Fort & Ice Sculpture for BC Family Day

Residents are encouraged to build sculptures, forts, igloos, art creations or an ice sculpture using snow and ice in their own yard from Friday, February 12th to February 15th 2021. Use your imagination, get some fresh air and of course have fun. Try to make them viewable for the public.Summit a photo of your frozen creations to Cortney Pitts at  by the end of the day on Monday February 15th for a chance to win a fun prize! The contest is open to any family that lives in the Columbia Valley. Plus, share your creation on social media and tag us @invermerevents.****We may or may not have mother nature on our side on this one but think outside of the box. For example, milk jugs can be with frozen coloured water to create an igloo. Coloured ice cubes can be used to make rainbow sculptures. Let your imagination run free!

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