Winter is here, and we know you are looking for ways to get outside and enjoy some family time. Tobogganing, tubing or sliding in New Brunswick is so much fun. New Brunswick gets slammed with the most snow in the Maritimes each year, making this list the perfect resource for your family to get out and enjoy some fun and fresh air.
Our Winter 2020 bucket list contains activities to do, experiences to enjoy and destinations to visit in New Brunswick with our children. We will be sharing our family ideas for things to do with a 7-year-old and a 16-year-old. Of course, many activities can be enjoyed by other ages as well, we are just sharing what we are doing and experiencing.
UPDATED 2020 EDITION!
With Christmas right around the corner, houses are being decorated inside and out. Some people have a few strands of lights, while others go all out.
With lockdowns, no parade, limited access to activities, etc, we hope to make 2020’s list and map a favourite resource for families in Greater Moncton.
We have compiled a list of all the bigger or unique (one of a kind) light displays in the Greater Moncton region. The list was compiled on our Facebook page in 2018 & 2019, and we will continue to update and add to it here on the blog.
It’s not the first time there has been some rainy weather forecast for Halloween. Each time this happens, there is a scramble on the interwebs of parents asking for indoor trick or treat options, costume ideas, or other ways to make Halloween fun and special when the rain is dampening our spirits.
Over on our Facebook page, we shared local (Moncton) indoor events, but we felt that a general post with other ideas may help as well. Maybe you want to PIN or bookmark it for future years, as it is bound to be rainy again!
Winter is often a hard time of year to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. We are trying to do more and more in the winter months to get outside as a family and enjoy activities in the cold.
While it is sometimes too cold to hit the slopes or skate outdoors, a sleigh ride, bundled up under a blanket with a thermos of hot chocolate could the perfect family outing. We have put together a list of Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides available to book in New Brunswick.
Skating is a huge part of winter for many, but do you like to skate outside, in the fresh air? This series features Outdoor Winter Activities for the family. We are kicking it off with Outdoor Skating Venues in Greater Moncton. We also have a list of Sleigh Rides In NB, as well as Maple Sugar Camps In New Brunswick.
I remember as a child and teen spending many hours at outdoor rinks with my family and friends(I practically lived at the local arena as well, for figure skating). I grew up in Quispamsis, NB and always skated on the Kennebecasis River or at the Rothesay Commons.
Now, living in Moncton, and raising my family here, we are learning where all the best spots are around the region for our favourite winter activities. This list of outdoor skating rinks is the start of our Outdoor Winter Activities series. Watch for new activities and roundups of locations coming soon!
Day Trips In New Brunswick With Kids
For many summers now, we have been doing day trips from our home in Moncton, NB. With two children that are almost 10 years apart in age, we have tried to find adventures that are interesting for both boys. While some day tripping adventures have been the entire family, many have been just myself and the kids, while hubby is working. Keeping this in mind, many of the day trips are doable with one adult and a couple children.
As Easter approaches each Spring, I often do some sort of craft with my children. This year mommy got to try a few crafts for myself.
Well, Winter is here with a bang! The Canadian East coast is being walloped by a Nor’Easter today (Feb, 2017 – 50-80 cm of snow!!). Over the past few weeks I have had this list started and feel that perhaps today is the day to get it posted. Winter can cause us all to … Read more
Wild Lights at the Magnetic Hill Zoo
*our family received passes in exchange for writing this post. All opinions & experiences remain my own.
Our family have been Magnetic Hill Zoo patrons for years. We have had season passes several years, attended birthday parties and zoo camps and always try to fit in at least one Spring Sunday opening each year. Now, we have a new yearly event to attend. I was looking forward to seeing and experiencing the Wild Lights display, but really had no idea just how well it was done.