Family Friendly Activities | July 24 – 26


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With the weekend approaching and a few festivals coming to a close, it is time to plan what family friendly activities are on your to-do list this weekend! Here is a list of what is happening in Edmonton this weekend:

Taste of Edmonton

The Taste of Edmonton is a summer tradition that celebrates the local food scene; from food trucks to restaurants and café’s showing off their best dishes.

When: July 16th to 25th
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: 40 tickets for $50 |20 tickets for $25 |10 tickets for $12.50 |5 tickets for $6.25 **Note: most dishes cost between 2 and 4 tickets.


K-days is a classic Edmonton festival that offers live music; rides; fair food; games; shopping and so much more.

When: July 17th to 26th
Where: Northlands, Edmonton
Cost: Admission: $16 Adults | $12 Youth | Children 6 and under FREE

Fun at EPL

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

Farmers’ Market

Visit the Farmers’ Market!

Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets HERE!

Interstellar Rodeo

Interstellar Rodeo is a music festival that aims to “shine the spotlight on musical mavericks, those who blaze trails and shatter boundaries”.

When: July 24th to 26th
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Cost: $75 to $225 for Adults | Children 12 and under are FREE

Family Favorites at Cineplex

This weekend the Family Favorites movie is Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked!

When: Saturday, July 25th | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton | Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Park
Cost: $2.99

Pupusa Festival

The Comunidad Canadiense Salvadorena de Edmonton presents the Pupusa Festival which offers live entertainment, kids activities, food and more!

When: Saturday, July 25th | 12 to 8 pm
Where: Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 – 118 Ave)
Cost: FREE

Reel Family Cinema

Enjoy a movie with the kiddos, this weekends Reel Family Cinema feature is Despicable Me!

When: Saturday, July 25th | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Adults: $10 | Children under 12: FREE

Family Picnic in the Park

The second annual “It Takes a Village” Picnic in the Park is happening this weekend! Edmonton’s Child Magazine offers fun for the whole family with special guests from Box Social Event Planning and picnic lunch for sale from the Italian Centre Shop.

When: Sunday, July 26th | 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Grizzly Bear Lodge Park
Cost: FREE

RMHNA Block Party

The 3rd annual Ronald McDonald Northern Alberta Block Party is a family friendly event that offers games, activities, food/drinks, live entertainment, door prizes and more!

When: Sunday, July 26th | 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Alberta (7726-107 Street NW)
Cost: FREE (Donations to the wish list are appreciated)

Sunny Summer Fair

The Sunny Summer Fair is an old fashioned fair complete with historic activities, crafts, time honored games and harvest fruits.

When: Sunday, July 26th | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Rutherford House
Cost: Adults $5 | Children under 6: FREE

What are your weekend plans?




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