What to do in Edmonton this Weekend || February 10 – 12

Love is in the air this weekend and there are a variety of Valentine’s Day activities to do with the family! And rumor has it the weather is going to be a whole lot nicer so you can enjoy the great outdoors with some winter fun, family and neighbours.

Silver Skate Festival

Silver Skate Festival is a 10 day festival that is rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation.

When: February 10 to 20
Where: Hawerlak Park
Cost: FREE

Winter Carnival

Enjoy the festivities at the Twin Brooks Winter Carnival, there will be sleigh rides, skating, log races, tobogganing and more!

When: February 11 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: 11341 12 Ave NW
Cost: FREE

Edmonton Public Library

Every week the Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch; you can find what is happening near you here.

When: Ongoing
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Cost: FREE

Cineplex Family Favorites

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

When: February 11 | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Cost: FREE

Reel Family Cinema

Metro Cinema invites you to enjoy a film that is captivating to the whole family, this week they are showing: Ponyo.

When: February 11 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Kids 12 and under are FREE | Adults: regular admission

Build a Valentine Photo Box

Learn to build a Valentine Photo Box with step by step instructions!

When: February 11 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Home Depot Stores
Cost: FREE

Ice Castles

The Ice Castles are back and bigger than ever; this makes for a great family activity or for a night out for Mom and Dad.

When: On now | Friday: 3 pm to 10 pm | Saturday: 12 pm to 10 pm | Sunday: 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: Hawrelak Park
Cost: General Admission: $16.95 online or $20 at the door | Children: $12.95 online or $15 at the door | Toddlers (3 and under): FREE

Hearts & Crafts

Enjoy a special valentine’s story followed by crafting! Find the details here.

When: February 11 | 11 am
Where: All Indigo/Chapters Locations
Cost: FREE

Winter Family Play Dates

Enjoy snow painting, snowshoeing, snow fort building, hot chocolate and more at this winter family play date!

When: February 11 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: 7910 36 Ave NW
Cost: FREE but donations for the Edmonton Food Bank are being accepted

Valentine’s Day Cookies

Kids three and up can enjoy a quick activity with a Valentine’s theme!

When: February 11 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Michael’s Stores
Cost: $2

Sweetheart Party

Play, laugh and have fun at the Sweetheart Party; it is complete with bubbles, parachute games, crafts and snacks!

When: February 12 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Gymboree Play & Music Edmonton
Cost: $20 per child

Sunday Brunch

Take a stroll through the past at Fort Edmonton Park and enjoy a scrumptious brunch with your fam jam! After you’re done eating you are free to explore the park.

When: February 12 | 10:30 + 11:00 + 11:30 + 12:00 + 12:30
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: $36 Adults | $23 Youth | Free for Children under 4


The Parkallen Community League invites you to enjoy family activities in the great outdoors; there will be sleigh rides, skating, hot chocolate and more!

When: February 12 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: 6510 111 Street NW
Cost: FREE

Swing and Skate

Grab your skates and enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend, all while listening to live entertainment! There will be skate rentals available on a first come, first served basis.

When: February 12 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: City Hall
Cost: FREE

Horse Hill Winter Celebration

Horse Hill Community League is inviting you to celebrate all things winter with them. There will be sledding, skating, bonfires, a petting zoo and more!

When: February 12 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Brintnell Blvd NW
Cost: FREE, but bottle donations will be collected

Frosty Family Festivities

Enjoy the frosty weather with a snowman making competition, maple candy, hot chocolate and more!

When: February 12 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Gateway Alliance Church
Cost: FREE





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