It looks like the weather is going to be beautiful this weekend and what better reason to get outside and enjoy it! There are so many awesome things happening in Edmonton this weekend and here are a few suggestions on what to do with the family:
Ice on Whyte
Ice on Whyte is back again and is just as exciting as ever! In addition to the amazing ice carvings there will be live entertainment, slides and mazes, crafts, ice carving for the kiddos and so much more!
When: January 26 to 29
Where: End of Steel Park
Cost: $7 Adults | $4 Children (2 to 12 years old) | $20 Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Children)
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.
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
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
South West Ski Fest
Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend by cross country skiing and snowshoeing! If you are new to either or both there will be free rentals available to you and your little ones.
When: January 28 | Starting at 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: 10710 19 ave NW
Lunar New Year
Celebrate the “Year of the Rooster” with a Lion Dance, performances, arts & crafts, food and more!
When: January 28 | Starting at 10 am
Where: 10629 98 Street
Parkland County Winter Warm Up
Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend and head to Chickakoo Lake for their annual winter warm up event. There will be Snowshoeing, Fatbiking, Bannock Demonstration, Geocaching and more!
When: January 28 | 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Chickakoo Lake
Cost: FREE, donations to the food bank are being accepted
Cineplex Family Favorites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features: Ghostbusters.
When: January 28| 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Reel Family Cinema
Metro Cinema invites you to enjoy a film that is captivating to the whole family, this week they are showing: Mrs. Doubtfire.
When: January 28 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Kids 12 and under are FREE | Adults: regular admission
Chinese New Year Party
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the family at Gymboree Play and Music. There will be games, songs, crafts, parachute games, bubbles and snacks!
When: January 29 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: 356 Bulyea Rd
Cost: $20 per Child (Adults are FREE)
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: January 29 | 10:30 + 11:00 + 11:30 + 12:00 + 12:30
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: $36 Adults | $23 Youth | Free for Children under 4
Kids Day Out – Superheroes
Enjoy a special day out with your little ones that includes three courses of food and crafts; this month the theme is Superheroes!
When: January 29 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Melting Pot
Cost: $35 per Adult | $5 per Child
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: January 29 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: City Hall
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