Family Friendly Activities | Dec 4 to 6

December 4

Well hello again weekend, if you aren’t out Christmas Shopping or visiting a holiday market there are quite a few family activities happening in Edmonton. Here is the list of family friendly activities and events happening in #yeg this weekend:

Goodbye, Hello Closing Party

Join the Royal Alberta Museum in saying Goodbye to the past and Hello to the future at their closing party. The Museum will be closing down after this weekend to prepare for their move to a new location; and you can find a full line up of the events here.

When: December 4 to 6
Where: Royal Alberta Museum
Cost: FREE

Visit with Santa Claus

Santa has landed in Edmonton and is available for a visit and a photo at various locations through Edmonton and area; you can find a full list of where he will be and when HERE.

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

Festival of Light

The Festival of Light celebrates the spirit of the season with spectacular light displays, outdoor activities, hot chocolate, crafts and more!

When: December 4 to 13
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: $7.50 General | $5 Children

Waldorf Winter Fair

The 10 annual Waldorf Winter Fair is here again and it promises fun for the whole family! In addition to a handmade market there will be a campfire, fishing hole, cookie cave, handcrafts, and more!

When: December 5 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton
Cost: $4 per adult, each activity is $2


Camo Santa will be hanging out at Cabelas South Pole for a few days this year! If you stop in to visit him you can enjoy a hot beverage with his elves and write a letter to Camo Santa so that he doesn’t forget what you wished for!

December 5th & 6th: 11 am to 1:30 pm AND 2:15 to 4 pm

Check out the Farmers’ Market

Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets HERE!

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

Children’s Christmas Party

The Westmount Community League is inviting you to join their Children’s Christmas Party! Everyone is welcome and there will be activities for the kids, a visit from Santa, facepainting and more!

When: December 6 | 12 to 3 pm
Where: Westmount Community League (10970 127 St)
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

Christmas is Coming to City Hall

“Under the direction of Paula Roberts, hosted by Matt Alden, and accompanied by Charlie Austin on piano, with Doug Berner on bass and Dean Pierno on drums, EKOSingers presents an afternoon of swingin’ Christmas tunes and familiar carols.” All the details here.

When: December 6 | 2 pm
Where: City Hall
Cost: FREE, however Food Bank Donations are much appreciated

Keiki Polynesian Playtime

Get in to the  Mele Kalikimaka spirit and enjoy some Polynesian fun! Children will be able to try out Hawaiian instruments, learn basic hula steps, and more. You can find all the details here.

When: December 6 | 3 to 4 pm
Where: Gateway Entertainment Centre
Cost: $5 per child

Have a great weekend!





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