25 Things to do in September in Edmonton (with Kids)

Babies at the Waterpark | September 28
Space may be limited and entry will be based on a first-come, first-served basis. Entry will be permitted through the World Waterpark Priority Entrance door only. Babytime events are best suited for children younger than 2 and their parents or guardians.

Watch a Movie Under the Stars | September 15
Ellerslie Road Baptist Church is hosting our annual Movie Under the Stars, on Friday September 15, 2017.  Activities start at 6pm, movie starts at sundown.  Tons of activities for the whole family.  Food Trucks will be onsite.  Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets

Free Admission Day | September 24
Check out the various city of Edmonton facilities for free admission day. You’ll get free admission and special access to fun events happening all around Edmonton.

Complete an Insane Obstacle Course |
The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Edmonton! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!

Open Cockpit Day | September 23
Your chance to experience our iconic collection of historic aircraft from the pilot’s seat, or dress up like a fighter pilot. Other attractions include “Linus the parachute dog,” and other family-friendly activities and displays.

Epcor Riverfest | September 15-17
EPCOR RiverFest is a celebration of our North Saskatchewan River and the River Valley parks system. Each day features a different variety of outdoor activities all geared up to help get you active in our river valley and on the North Saskatchewan River.

Fall Family Fun Day | September 9
Join the Glastonbury Community League on our annual Fall Family Fun Day! Petting Zoo, Bounce House, Glitter Tattoo’s, Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Bubbles, Games & more! Admission for GCL members is free with your 2016/17 family membership (will be available for purchase at the event). For Neighboring Community League members, admission is $15 per family.

Dream Day | September 9
You’re invited to our annual DREAM DAY celebrations at Maple Crest. Bring the whole family over for a day of wonderful family fun! Hot dogs, ice cream, family fun and more.

Callingwood Cornfest | September 9
On Saturday, September 9 from 12-4pm, The Marketplace at Callingwood is hosting the 19th Annual Cornfest presented by Servus Credit Union. Cornfest is a family event in Edmonton that raises funds for the Edmonton Firefighter’s Burn Treatment Society.

The Festival of Leaves | September 23
Join us for our annual FREE fall celebration. Enjoy the fun activities and discover some of the great programs and services available to you in Strathcona County. Call 780-416-6730 to register & for more information. **This is an outdoor event please dress for the weather.

Drop into the Muttart for Kids Corner | Tuesdays and Fridays
Come to the pyramids every Tuesday and Friday from 10:30-11am to enjoy some fun drop-in activities about the amazing world of plants with your pre-schooler! These programs are included with regular admission and topics change weekly. All are welcome.

All you can Eat Mexican Taco Buffet | September 7
Take the kids to a Mexican, all you can eat, taco buffet. The all-day buffet is $15/person is a great choice for even the pickiest of kids. It’s dinner made easy!

FISE Edmonton | September 15-17
Edmonton will come alive September 15 – 17 during the biggest multi-discipline action sport tour in the world. Featuring BMX, skateboard, mountain bike, amateur competitions and more. This is one festival you won’t want to miss!

Explore a New Playground | All month long
Follow Raising Edmonton on Youtube for inspiration to explore new playgrounds and fun things to do in Edmonton. You’ll find new videos every Monday to explore Edmonton and area.

Explore a Night Market | September 9
Please join us and have fun with FREE glitter tattoos by A Touch of Glitter, free loot bags for the first 50 families to arrive and so much more! We will then gracefully transition to an adult only event at 8pm and another 50 loot bags will be given out starting at 8:30pm. You will be able to have a glass of your favorite red wine and shop at the same time.

Check out What the Truck?! | September 9
It’s one of the last chances to explore What the Truck for the season and check out the many, many, delicious food trucks to try in Edmonton. Tackle it together with a partner, find a place to call home base and bring the food back to the kids to skip the standing in line with them.

Visit the Accidental Beach | Anytime
You know that wonderful sand bar that just appeared from the developing construction downtown? It’s called the accidental beach, and it’s one of our favourite new places to let the kids roam and explore after dinner, or to spend a sunny afternoon, letting the kids wade in the water. Follow this link to learn more about where to find it.

Watch Spiderman Outdoors | September 8
There’s a free outdoor movie night at Leefield Community Hall on September 8th. You can catch a screening of Spiderman Homecoming. Bundle up as those nights tend to get chilly, but it’s one of the last chances to catch a movie outside of the season.


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