Well hello September (how did that happen?!), with many kids heading back to school and the cooler days it is really starting to feel like fall! Don’t fret though with the changing season there comes many exciting fall activities and events that you and your family won’t want to miss. Here is what’s happening this weekend:
Symphony in the City
ATB Financial, the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra are excited to bring back the incredibly successful ATB Symphony in the City; featuring classic Disney songs performed by the ESO. Find the details here.
When: September 2 + 3
Where: Churchill Square
Farmers’ Markets are a great way to get out of the house and get some shopping done! Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton and area here.
Kites Over Callingwood
The 24th Annual Kites Over Callingwood returns again this year to delight audiences young and old, you can build and fly a kite among other activities!
When: September 3 | 12 to 5 pm
Where: Callingwood Sports Field
Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party
Head down to the Zoo in your Pj’s and celebrate Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party! There will be prizes and activities happening as well.
When: September 3 | 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cineplex Family Favorites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features Labyrnth.
When: September 3 | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Edmonton Corn Maze
The Edmonton Corn Maze is now open for the season, and it is a great place to have fun getting lost with the whole family!
When: Now through the fall
Where: 26171 Garden Valley Road, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12 Adults | $9 Youth | FREE for children under 5
Reel Family Cinema
The Metro Cinema offers a family movie on a regular basis, this weekend’s ‘Reel Family Cinema’ features: Whale Rider.
When: September 3 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies to adults | Children 12 and under are FREE
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: September 3 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
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)
Party in Alexandra Park
Join the City of Leduc in saying goodbye to Summer with a Party in Alexandra Park! There will be live entertainment, activities for the whole family, spray park, toonie swim, Pokemon Safari Walk, Food Trucks and more!
When: September 3 | 11 am to 5 pm
The Terwillegar Community League invites you to enjoy the last movie in their outdoor series: The Little Prince. Remember to arrive early and bring a chair and/or blankets as the movie is taking place outside.
When: September 3 | Starting at 8 pm
Where: South Terwillegar Park
Step back in time and learn what harvesting looked like in the 1800/1900’s; there will be various activities happening all weekend and it will be fun for the whole family! Find the Harvest Fair details here!
When: September 3 + 4 + 5
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: Regular Admission Applies
Reynolds Museum Harvest Festival
You’re invited to participate in the festivities at the Reynolds Museum Harvest Festival this weekend!
When: September 3 + 4
Cost: $13 per adult | $9 per Youth | Free for Children 6 and under | $35 per Family
Multi-Cultural Children’s Fashion Show
The North Edmonton Business Association invites your little ones to participate in their Multi-Cultural Fashion Show! Children aged 4-12 are asked to wear traditional clothing for the fashion show and there will be three cash prizes for the winners.
When: September 4 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Castledowns Park
Sweet Corn Fest
Celebrate the season of Corn at Prairie Gardens with activities for the whole family! Find a full list of activities here!
When: September 4 + 5
Where: Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm
Cost: $10 per person
ZCUSA Family Day
The Zimbabwe Cultural Society of Alberta (ZCUSA) is hosting the annual Family day and soccer tournament; there will be activities for the whole family to enjoy as well as a Soccer Tournament to watch.
When: September 5| 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Edmonton Soccer Centre South
Have a great weekend!
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