Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend with Kids
Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens
The Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm, attracts families from across the nation to Edmonton’s countryside every fall! An autumn outing to the pumpkin patch and this charming month-long Halloween festival is an annual tradition. There’s been over 1 million guests to the farm have enjoyed the farm since 1956!
Great White North Pumpkin Weigh Off
Throughout the day, enjoy endless family activities throughout the Complex grounds (including a petting zoo, midway, face painting and balloons, just to get you started!), live entertainment, and many food vendors. Take in the huge farmers’ market and a souvenir booth.
Indigo Kids Weekend Events
Every Saturday morning, kids van visit the local Chapters Indigo store and take part in themed playdates and story times , with activities starting at 11 am.
IMAX Volcanoes at Telus World of Science
It explores the contribution of volcanoes to the great wildlife ecosystems we have today and their impact on humans and the world we live in. 4.5 billion years ago the first volcanoes on Earth came into existence. Massive volcanic eruptions gave rise to the first islands and continents on our planet during this intense phase. Life began to take hold and thrive within these volcanic landscapes, creating the first ecosystems on Earth. Volcanoes explores the contributions that some of the world’s most spectacular volcanoes have made to some of Earth’s greatest ecosystems, and how they continue to influence them today. This film also looks at how volcanoes have impacted humans, both in the past, and how they continue to affect people around the world. Join National Geographic photographer Carsten Peter and witness one of nature’s most breathtaking shows.
Spruce Grove Playground Crawl
It’s not a PUB crawl..it’s a PARK CRAWL!! Bring your family out for 2 hours of “OPRAH-ESQUE” fan fair and crawl to 3 different parks where you’ll have FREE: snacks, coffee, hot chocolate, family fall portraits from a professional photographer (yes free)
Hatchimals Hatch Day at Toys R Us
Will we hatch a boy or a girl? Experience live hatchings and interact with the newest member of the Hatchimals family! PLUS – don’t miss the Toys”R”Us exclusive Hatchimals giveaway.
11 am – 1pm
Gateway To the Stars
Experience the wonder of Elk Island’s night sky. In the heart of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, escape the city and gaze upon the countless stars in our galaxy with a friendly park interpreter. Campfire, hot chocolate, and s’mores provided.
Harvest Festival at Laurel Green
Join Dream Development and the participating show home builders on October 6th from noon to 4 pm as we kick off autumn with a harvest festival that’s open to everyone. Come out and enjoy: Savoury pumpkin or apple pie, Bistro specialty coffees, Bouncy castle, Tattoo artist and you can Enter To Win one of two, $250 Canadian Tire Gift Cards,