Edmonton Kids: What to do this Weekend (September 9 + 10)

The weekend is here again and for many of us, this past week has included some first days of school and some new routines. The weekend is a great time to kick back and enjoy the fall family fun; here is a list of whats happening this weekend in Edmonton:

Fort Edmonton Park

Plan your trip to Fort Edmonton Park and experience dozens of vintage midway attractions and entertainment options like a captivating 4D movie, a ride on the iconic steam train, unique eating and shopping experiences, live shows, events, and more!

When: Ongoing
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

IndigoKids Paw Patrol

You are invited to test out the new lookout, race to the finish line and enjoy a themed craft – Paw Patrol Style.

When: September 9 | 11 am
Where: Various Chapters/Indigo Location
Cost: FREE

Callingwood Corn Fest

The Marketplace at Callingwood is hosting the 19th Annual Cornfest presented by Servus Credit Union. Cornfest is a family event in Edmonton that raises funds for the Edmonton Firefighter’s Burn Treatment Society.

When: September 9 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: The Marketplace at Callingwood
Cost: Varies/by donation

Colchester Show and Shine

This Show and Shine welcomes old and new cars, truck and tractors! There will also be activities and prizes; and a Fall Fair happening at the Hall too – something for everyone!!

When: September 9 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: 23219 township road 520, Sherwood Park
Cost: FREE

Fall Family Fun Day

Join the Glastonbury Community League on their annual Fall Family Fun Day! Petting Zoo, Bounce House, Glitter Tattoo’s, Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Bubbles, Games & more!

When: September 9 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: 1101 Grantham Dr NW
Cost: FREE for Glastonbury Community League Members | $15 per family for non-members

Clay Pot Critters

For the month of September, your children can attend a craft making workshop at Micheals Canada – each week features a different craft and this weekend it will be Clay Pot Critters. Find the details here.

When: September 9 | 30 min sessions from 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Various Locations
Cost: $2

Oh Canada Carnival

Celebrate Canada 150 with free food, children’s play, carnival games, face painters, balloon artists, outdoor movie UP!, fireworks.

When: September 9 | 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: 280 Bulyea Rd NW
Cost: FREE

Cineplex Family Favourite

Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features Smurfs: The Lost Village.

When: September 9 |11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Cost: $2.99

Edmonton Public Library

The Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch but they also have extra special activities happening daily and you can find what is happening near you here.

Various Locations

Grandparents Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day at Happy Acres Farm & U-Pick, find more details here.

WhenSeptember 10 | 10 am to 7 pm
1-52225 RR 273, Spruce Grove
 FREE for Grandparents, regular admission applies for other adults/children

National Grandparents Day

Head down to Gymboree for National Grandparents Day for a free day of Carnival inspired fun for kids (0-5 years) with their grandparents! Everyone is invited – members and non-members welcome.

WhenSeptember 10 | 10 am to 12 pm
356 Bulyea Road NW

Gathered – A Boxed Collection Launch Party

Gathered is the latest and greatest in boxed collections for kids and their official launch is this weekend! There will be refreshments, beer, wine catering, door prizes, photo booth, Twisty Girl Balloons, swag and much more!

WhenSeptember 10 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Studio Bloom

Harvest of the Past

Celebrate Alberta’s agricultural roots with a traditional harvest at the Ukrainian Village. See the Village one last time and witness an old-fashioned threshing bee complete with vintage farm equipment and grain deliveries to the historic elevator. Other historical activities include flower and herb drying, feather stripping, making kapusta (sour cabbage), grinding wheat, quilting, and canning of produce from the museum’s gardens.

WhenSeptember 10 | 10 am to 5 pm
Ukrainian Cultural Village
Regular Admission Applies






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