What to do in Edmonton this Weekend (with Kids) October 4-6

Here’s what to do in Edmonton with kids this weekend: 


Watch Toy Story 4 in IMAX 

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody’s slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they’re worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

Pre-Thanksgiving Festival at Bountiful Farmer’s Market

Visit Bountiful Farmer’s Market Oct 4, 5 & 6 All day all weekend, make your own table top turkey from a decorative gourd. $3 per participant. PETTING ZOO Oct 6 (weather permitting) TURKEY SCAVENGER HUNT Oct 4-6 & 11-13 Find all 10 of the hidden turkeys and be entered to win $50 market bucks! Pick up your ballot at the info booth.

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!

Family Fun Day at Porsche 

Porsche would like to invite you to spend the weekend exploring the world of Porsche with the whole family! This is your opportunity to test drive different models and learn more about Porsche Motorsport, Porsche Classic, Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur and Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. Our dream of the perfect sports car has driven us forward since 1948. Now we look forward to sharing this passion with those who have yet to experience the world of Porsche. Come enjoy a weekend filled with excitement, entertainment and food, for the whole family.


Frozen Day at Chapters Indigo 

Dress up as your favourite Frozen character and join us for a wintery sing-along and a frosty craft, then strike a pose as we play a game of freeze dance! Make sure to register for this event. 

Build a Frozen LEGO Take home Jewelery Box at Toys R Us 

Come for this fun, take-home LEGO make a take. Plus enjoy other great Disney Frozen 2 activities from Fujifilm Instax, Play-Doh and more. While you’re there, you can capture a one-of-a-kind photo keepsake with Fujifilm Instax, Shape your imagination! Build an Olaf or a Snowflake from Play-DohIf you and your kiddos can’t wait for the movie release in November, you’re all in luck! Come play with the latest and greatest Frozen 2-inspired toys and products!

Walk through Deadmonton with the Lights On

Come on down to Deadmonton in the Daytime on Saturday October 5th from 2 PM to 5 PM and take a walkthrough the haunted house without the scares! Perfect for those who prefer not to be scared but still would like to enjoy the wonders of Deadmonton. The show lights will still be on but there will be no scares. Actors will be present but will not be acting or scaring.

Great White North Pumpkin Weigh Off AND DROP 

The midway, petting zoo, farmer’s market, crafts and games and a giant pumpkin drop! Not only can you marvel at the size of the giant pumpkin festival, in between the fun things to see and do, but you’re going to have the chance to bid on one of the pumpkins – imagine bringing one of those home!?

On Saturday, October 5th, you can start the day with a pancake breakfast. After a day full of fun, there’s the giant pumpkin drop. Where else in the province are you going to be able to experience seeing a giant pumpkin dropped from high in the air, and smash on the ground? There are activities all day for families and children, and you can end the day with the giant pumpkin drop!


Fire Station Open House

This weekend, there’s not only one – but two – fire stations that you can explore with the kids. You can meet firefights, climb in a firetruck and learn more about the community fire hall in Callingwood and Jasper Place communities. 

How are you spending this weekend with the kids?