Things to do in Edmonton September Long Weekend with Kids
Attend Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party
Join us September 1st for the fourth Annual Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party charity event in support of the Valley Zoo Development Society! This event is for the whole family.
Catch an Outdoor Movie: Ferdinand | Saturday
Movie begin at dusk. Remember to bring a chair, blanket or sleeping bag, as well as bug spray. Please remember there is no smoking in City parks and dogs are prohibited on City parkland, so please leave your pooch at home. Movie is subject to change.
Kites over Callingwood | Saturday
Free annual community festival hosted by Callingwood-Lymburn Community League. The event includes various free activities including kite making and flying kites. The event starts with a pancake breakfast at 10 am, the Kites Festival from noon to 4 pm, a short break will then occur as we prepare for our movie in the park at dusk (about 8:30 pm)
Milky Way Day at Elk Island Park | Sunday
Milky Way Day Sunday, September 2, 2018 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM Elk Island National Park As part of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, the skies above Elk Island National Park are naturally dark and regularly displays a breathtaking view of twinkling stars or dancing Northern Lights. At Elk Island National Park, the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve’s 13th annual Star Party will be your gateway to the stars! Featuring volunteer astronomers to provide you with stargazing tips, guest speakers to cause you to marvel at the sky, local musical performances filling the air with festive spirit, and other fun activities, this event will keep your whole family entertained.
Sheep Leaving Parade
Everyone is invited to join in the annual Sheep Leaving Parade. Our warm and fuzzy flock will lead a parade of sheep fans and followers from Legacy Park through downtown and ending up at the Fort Heritage Precinct. It is the final farewell to the sheep until next spring.
Corn Festival at Prairie Gardens
This corn festival is a family event with a cornucopia of corny activities including corn eating contests, corn mazes, face painting, corny jokes, veggie art and more. The festival features the Kids Maze and Mindbender Kids Corn Mazes, folk music, and hands-on corn craft activities for children.
The Food Trucks are Coming
Close out the summer with a BOOM as the food trucks return to the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park for a second event. Join us for great food, beer gardens, live music and tours of the historic grain elevators!