What to do in Edmonton this Weekend (With Kids) | November 29 – December 1


Santa by Appointment at West Edmonton Mall 

It’s here! It’s finally here! You can book your photo session and visit with Santa Claus, at Santa by Appointment at West Edmonton Mall. You’ll get the exclusive chance to visit Santa in his “Home away from home”. Your Santa by Appointment booking will include: One on one time with Santa Claus for up to TEN people per booking time, Two photo sheets, Digital files from the professional photos taken during your session, Four mini attractions admissions (valid for Marine Life, Mayfield Toyota Ice Palace, Professo. WEM’s Adventure Golf, Dragon’s Tale or Crystal Labyrinth Mirror Maze). Weekday bookings are $99 and $119 for weekend bookings. 

Explore the Festival of Trees 

The University Hospital Foundation’s Festival of Trees is the Foundation’s flagship fundraising event, supporting the life-changing and saving care provided to patients at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic every day.


Welcome Santa to Northgate Centre

Welcome Santa to the mall and enjoy kids crafts, balloon animals, magic, music and more. The first 250 people get a free 5×7” photo! activities for the family between 11-4.

Winterfest at Snow Valley 

At Winterfest, Snow Valley will have a toasty outdoor fire, Snow Rider specials, and will be collecting for Santa’s Anonymous all three days! Friday will be Servus Food Bank Friday as well. After 3:30 pm, a lift ticket is only $10 with a Food Bank donation, and rentals are just $17 with another donation! Saturday and Sunday will feature a fun kids obstacle course and scavenger hunt too. Saturday, Rep Physio will be here handing out some delicious hot chocolate while supplies last. Bring the family to Snow Valley Ski Club for the day and kick-off your winter with a great weekend outside. It’s going to be bright out there – don’t forget your sunglasses

William Winter Light Up 

Come join us for our annual light up event featuring hand painted wood decorations, Christmas trees, lights, and so much more! It is an outdoor event so please bundle up with weather appropriate clothing. Take a tour at the many Christmas themed displays and be surrounded in glowing Christmas trees. Fun for the whole family though this is an outside event so please dress appropriately for walking around in the snow. Some paths may not be wheel chair accessible.

Make a Felt Christmas Tree at Creators Workshop 

A tree just for them! Come to this Make and Take event with your entire family! Festive treats included! $40 – Create a felt ‘Toddler Tree’ for you family to use this holiday season! You and your family will walk away with 1 felt tree and ample amounts of felt decorations! $10 Add-on to turn your tree into an advent calendar. For $10 you will receive a season pocket chart for your ornaments! Family Event – Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun!

Free Photos with Santa at the Santa Soiree

Fun events will be happening throughout the day including: * Free Photos with Santa (with Edmonton Food Bank donation – cash or food items) * Cookie Decorating * Kids Christmas Crafts * Hot Chocolate & Coffee Have some family fun, make memories and support those in need this holiday season.

Leduc Country Lights Opens

This weekend is the weekend you’ve been waiting for! It’s the opening of Leduc Country Lights at the brand new location. Find everything you need to know before visiting, here. 

Leduc Santa Clause Parade 

Each year the Santa Claus Parade runs down Main Street Leduc and is paired with hot chocolate and family fun entertainment! Join us November 30th 2019 for the Main Street Santa Claus Parade at 7:00pm


Landmark Cinemas Kids Day Out 

Every Sunday, kids can get out of the house and score a movie ticket and Snack Pack (popcorn, drink, choice of candy treat) for one great, low price.

Every movie, every Sunday. Landmark Cinemas’ Kid’s Day – turn the average Sunday into a movie-filled Funday. Check your favourite Landmark Cinemas for showtimes.