We’ve been so fortunate to enjoy the mild fall weather – and we’re making the most of it! Outdoor festivals, the chance to discover a new neighbourhood and take advantage of free admission to some of our favourite Edmonton attractions. Here’s what’s going on in Edmonton this weekend – for you to entertain the kids (on the cheap!).
Alberta Culture Days
Experience Alberta’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. Alberta Culture Days is an opportunity to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture through local events and activities across the province. You can even get free admission to the Royal Alberta Museum, all weekend long.
Harvest Festival in Stony Plain
Come to our annual Harvest Festival to see grain being harvested the old fashioned way with our vintage machinery. The church service is at 10am, this includes music on our vintage pump organ. Family activities start at 11am, with live music, machinery of all shapes and sizes, sparkle tattoos, a balloon artist, horse and wagon rides, gold panning and more! The Tea House will be serving delicious soups and pies between 11am and 3pm. Please note that bad weather can limit some of the activities, such as the horses and threshing, but the event will go ahead regardless of weather.
Explore Castledowns Fire Station
Community residents will have the opportunity to meet the firefighters and fire prevention officers in their community, check out the fire trucks and learn important fire safety information in order to ensure their families are fire safe.
Reclaim Your Summer Event
Join us in The Hills at Charlesworth on Saturday, September 28 from 12PM to 4PM. Tour beautiful new show homes, enjoy tasty food and fun family activities! Visit our new show homes for a chance to win a $2500 vacation voucher!
LOL Doll Swap and Beyblades Playdate at Chapters Indigo
Calling all collectors! Bring in your L.O.L. Dolls for a swap station and join us as we demo the newest L.O.L. Doll. Plus get ready to battle with Beyblade in the Slingshock Beystadium.
Free Family Movie Night: Toy Story 4
Join us for a night of laughs and adventure as we see the continued saga of Toy Story 4! This is a free movie night so invite your friends and family! Also there will be popcorn and drinks provided! Doors will open at 5:30, with the movie starting at 6pm sharp! Hope to see you there!
FREE: LEGO City Make and Take (Space Shuttle)
Give the gift of building this birthday! Build and take home a LEGO® CITY Space mini-shuttle at this free event at Toys R Us. Supplies are limited, make sure you get there early, the event takes place at all Stores | Events start at 1 p.m.
Catch the Musical ‘Sleeping Beauty’
Amidst overgrown vines and crumbling walls of stone, an age-old story quietly echoes in the abandoned halls of a long-forgotten castle. The story of a kingdom in peril, and a princess cursed to an eternal sleep by a dark fairy. A story of magic, fate, and choice longing to awaken, and to be shared once more. This is the story of Sleeping Beauty. This award-nominated re-imagining of the classic tale promises to be an experience you won’t forget!
Free Admission Day at YMCA
Join us during Edmonton’s Free Admission Day! FREE Admission at all four Health, Fitness & Aquatic Centres, with special programs and classes running during the day!
Kids Day Out at the Melting Pot
You might not live in a pineapple, but you’ll definitely feel like you’re under the sea! September’s Kids Day Out is a nostalgia inspired beach theme, featuring aquatic crafts, games, and activities for your kids (or you) will be available between 11 A.M. – 2 P.M., as well as sea-inspired cheese, salad and chocolate fondues for $25 per adult, $10 per child**!