What to do in Edmonton this Weekend (with Kids) | August 16-18

Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend


Kids Fringe (All Weekend)
The Fringe Festival is here (August 15-25) and if you’ve got children who might be a bit too young, or short attention spanned, to take in a show, that doesn’t mean you have to skip it. The Fringe Festival is actually a great way to take in some budget friendly fun before summer comes to an end – join Little Kickers this year at our training zone. Take in a class and meet our Mascot Lenny!
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See: Wonder Park at the Drive In
Parking for the drive in movie opens at 5pm, and kids activities in the kids zone take place between 6-9 pm. Admission is only $10/car and there is usually a kids zone with additional entertainment, so bring a little bit of cash to entertain the kids.
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Watch Avengers Endgame Outdoors 
We’re continuing our Twilight Outdoor Movie Summer 2019 Series with our third Movie Night of the season! Come join us out in South Terwillegar Park. Bring your own seating, sweater, snacks and (bug) spray! Please be aware that this event is *highly* weather dependent. Should we need to cancel, we will do so by 8pm on the day of the event.
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Watch Jurassic World Outdoors  
Join us on August 17th for one of our annual outdoor summer movie nights! Kick back, relax and enjoy Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with friends and family. Bring your chairs/blankets and we’ll bring the popcorn! Movie starts at sundown.
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Farm and Heritage Carnival 
This event is all about kids and young at heart. We are inviting families and kids to the Grain Elevator site for a day of family fun. Enjoy old fashion games, face-painting, glittering tattoos, balloon-twister, pony rides, and mini farm animals.
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Free Admission to Prairie Gardens
To celebrate Open Farm Days, you can get free admission for the whole family to Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm – there are fun activities for the whole family, the farm market, and the chance to get out and enjoy the farm – without the regular admission cost. 
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Primrose Park Fundraiser
A full day of activities including a fun run, bounce castles, face painting, balloon artists and bouncy castles. Lunch is available. Free outdoor movie at Aldergrove Community League, 8 pm. Concession available for purchase. 
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LEGO Yego Festival
Kick start your back to school with LEGO fun at Mill Woods Town Centre on August 17 & 18, 2019. Display your own LEGO® creations to win awesome prizes, participate in the crazy building competitions for different age groups, and SHOW the world how talented you are!
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Sunday Funday at Total Focus
Get ready for back to school! Add ‘Sunday Funday’ to your calendar at Total Focus! You can get two pairs of kids glasses for $99 just in time for back to school and take part in free fun every Sunday in store between 1pm and 4pm. ?
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Catch a Yoga Class at Chapters Indigo
Calling all little yogis! Join us as we welcome the morning with an exclusive event 1 hour prior to store opening! Certified kids yoga instructor, Sarah Byer, will guide us through a yoga and mindfulness sequence and teach meditation techniques using books and educational games. Perfect for kids aged 3-7! Ticket price: $10 + tax & service fees.
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Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park
Join us in the Park for a refreshing afternoon on Sunday August 18th from 1:00-4:00pm. Pack some lawn chairs or blankets and come enjoy this wonderful Family event. There will be live music by the Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers, free lemonade and popcorn, ice cream for the kids, as well as face painting and kids games. Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated!
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How are you spending the weekend in Edmonton?