Author: Raising Edmonton

Do This: The Little Gym’s Family Enrollment Party 9/22

Friday, September 22the, the Little Gym is hosting their family enrollment party. At the family enrollment party, you can learn more about: Gymnastics Classes Gymnastics classes at the Little Gym are offered for kids between 4months – 12 years old. The classes are a fantastic way to introduce the kids to the environment. With winter around the […]

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50 Free Things to do in Edmonton with Kids in Fall | 2017

The colder weather sure arrived quickly, and with that, many families transition their activities indoors. Though there is plenty to do outdoors (and we’ll highlight those), we wanted to share some of our favourite free activities. Those indoor playground trips can really add up quickly when you’re paying $20 for admission for a gaggle of […]

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Exploring Mill Creek Ravine Park with Kids

Mill Creek Ravine has plenty to explore with the kids. It’s an easy trail that’s going to entertain the kids from just a few minutes in, and will have you feeling like you’ve left the city for much of it (like many of the trails on the River Valley in Edmonton). From plenty of easy […]

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Pop-up Light and Energy Playground Coming to Edmonton for Design Week | September 22-30

There’s magic to be experienced in Edmonton in every season, and this year, as part of design week Nuit Blanche Edmonton and the Department of Urban Renewal have come together to bring an interactive art playground for adults and children, literally lighting up the night and creating energy in the downtown core. Fifteen interactive illuminated […]

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What to do in Edmonton This Weekend (With Kids) September 15-17

Epcor Riverfest | Friday, Saturday, Sunday The River Valley Alliance and EPCOR are excited to launch the inaugural EPCOR RiverFest this September! The three-day event, running Sept. 15-17, celebrates the North Saskatchwan River and the seven capital region communities it embraces. Each day will feature unique activitiessuch as paddling on the river, live music, food […]

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Places to go for Free on Free Admission Day in Edmonton | September 24, 2017

Free admission day provides a great day to explore the facilities and activities Edmonton has to offer, without paying the full admission costs for the entire family (because those can get expensive). Where to go for Free Admission Day in Edmonton  Edmonton Valley Zoo | 10-6 At the Zoo we are celebrating Red-Pandamonium, because we love them […]

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Get Free Admission to the Alberta Aviation Museum on Last Thursday Night of the Month

As part of the newest initiative with Servus Credit Union, you can get free access to the Alberta Aviation Museum on the last Thursday night of the month (Starting September 28: get tickets here). Unlike previous similar drop in programs, you must register for tickets (at no cost) with Eventbrite. Do you know about Edmonton’s […]

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Shop the Etsy Made in Canada: Edmonton Market on September 23/24 | 2017

The Etsy Made in Canada – Edmonton show is the largest indoor show that features the best Edmonton makes. Our makers are from Edmonton & area and make everything from furniture to clothing to toys to treats to art and everything in between. Organized entirely by a group of Etsy makers, this show is a […]

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Swim for Free with Your Baby/Toddler at Emerald Hills Leisure Centre:

Introducing the kids to water at an early age through swimming lessons, through free play at the pool and outdoors, during the summer months, has helped us to raise swimmers. Let’s face it though, memberships can get expensive when you’re paying for an entire family. Finding ways to entertain the kids and activities come with […]

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10 Places where Kids Eat free in Edmonton

10 Places in Edmonton Where Your Kids Can Eat for Free

Half the time, when we bring our kids to a restaurant they don’t come close to finishing their food. It’s hard on the wallet when you’re out and suddenly have two or three people eating meals, added to the bill – and it adds insult to injury when you’re packing it all up to bring […]

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