With the weather turning colder and the snow (finally) coming down, it is starting to feel a lot more festive in Edmonton. And if that wasn’t enough to give you the Holiday Spirit why not check out one or all of these awesome events happening this weekend!
Martin Deerline’s Green Christmas
Martin Deerline invites you to come out to Green Christmas to get your picture with Santa on a John Deere tractor, build Christmas crafts, enjoy Christmas treats and save some money on John Deere gifts!
When: November 19 | 9 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Martin Deerline West Edmonton + Martin Deerline South Edmonton
Cineplex Family Favorites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features: The Secret Life of Pets.
When: November 19 | 11 am
Where: Cinema City Movies 12 | Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Cost: $2.99 Admission
Lego Make & Take
Celebrate the season with the LEGO® Holiday 2-in-1 Make and Take Event. Build and take home your own LEGO® fireplace that converts into a sleigh!
When: November 19 | 11 am
Where: Toys R’Us
Cost: FREE, while supplies last
Reel Family Cinema
Metro Cinema invites you to enjoy a film that is captivating to the whole family, this week they are showing: Curious George.
When: November 19 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Kids 12 and under are FREE | Adults: regular admission
Celebration of Lights
Strathcona County invites you to enjoy the annual light-up ceremony, complete with a visit from Santa and a variety of activities for the family.
When: November 19 | 3 pm to 5 pm
Where: 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park
All is Bright
All is Bright is a unique, light up festival that is fun for the whole family! There will be various activities both indoors and out as well as live entertainment; find the details here!
When: November 19 | 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: The event will be centered on 124 Street between Jasper Avenue and 102 Avenue, but will also stretch throughout the High Street and 124 Street district.
Santa’s Parade of Lights
Celebrate the glow of lights, the wonder of winter and the arrival of Santa Claus, outdoors at twilight! Bundle up and gather with family, friends and community in downtown Edmonton to kickoff the holiday season. Details here!
When: November 19 | 5 pm
Where: Downtown Edmonton
Family Movie Night
The Jaime Platz Family YMCA invites you to bring your sleeping bags to their gym to enjoy a free movie (Finding Dory) and popcorn! *Open to the public, find the details here.
When: November 19 | Starting at 6:30 pm
Where: 7121 178 ST NW
Leduc Festival of Trees
The Canadian Tire Leduc Festival of Trees is an annual event that raises funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Leduc. This year there is a pancake breakfast, kids carnival, beautifully decorated Christmas Trees and so much more!
When: November 19 + 20
Where: Leduc Recreation Centre
I Heart YEG Winter
Celebrate Winter with River Valley Programs! There will be bannock making, fire building, geocaching, snowshoeing (weather permitted) and more.
When: November 20 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Whitemud Park, Alfred H Savage Centre
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)
John Walter Museum
Venture back in time with a visit to the John Walter Museum; enjoy a guided tour of the home that started it all as well as hand on activities.
When: November 20 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
Santa’s Arrival Brunch
Santa Claus is landing at Londonderry Mall, to celebrate there will be a pancake breakfast from 10:30 to 11:30 am, followed by opportunities to take photos with Santa until 2:30 pm.
When: November 20 | 1o:30 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Londonderry Mall
Cost: Brunch: by donation to the Stollery Children’s Hospital // Photos: Cost varies
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