There are so many awesome family friendly activities happening this weekend, you might have a hard time deciding which ones to do!
Free Outdoor Movie Night
The Leefield Community League is offering a FREE family movie night (outdoors); bring a blanket & chair and enjoy Big Hero 6! Hotdogs, popcorn, water and pop will be available for purchase.
When: Friday, June 19th | 10 pm-ish (depending on how dark it is)
Where: 7910-36 Avenue (Field East of the Hall)
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.
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets HERE!
Super Magical Family Fun Day
Super Magical Family Fun Day promises to live up to its name with fun for the whole family! There will be Superheroes, Princesses, bouncy castles, face painting, live entertainment, an interactive exhibit and more!
When: Saturday June 20| 1 to 4 pm
Where: The Marketplace at Callingwood (6655-178th Street)
Balwin Villa Community Summer Fair
Enjoy a pancake breakfast; community fair complete with games, prizes, race cars, garage sale and more!
When: Saturday June 20| 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Balwin Villa (6920-128th Ave)
Day of Play
Martin Deerline presents Day of Play; this event features fun for the family with: farmyard animals, kids activities, free lunch, bouncy castle and more!
When: Saturday June 20 | 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Martin Deerline West Edmonton (17104-118 Ave)
See “Vinney” the Peregrine Falcon
According to Wild Birds Unlimited the Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird, and in fact the fastest animal on the planet and you will have an opportunity to meet one!
When: Saturday June 20 | 11 am to 4 pm
Where: 12204 107th Ave N.W.
Family Favorites at Cineplex
This weekend the Family Favorites movie is The Rugrats Movie.
When: Saturday, June 20| 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton | Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere and VIP
Solstice Eve for Families
Enjoy mid-summer’s long evening light with activities for the kids, drumming and a special dance and more at the Solstice Eve.
When: Saturday, June 20| Starting at 6 pm
Where: Devonian Botanical Gardens
Cost: Regular Admission applies
Zoo Fest is a fundraising event to support the Edmonton Valley Zoo and the Zebra Child Protection Centre; this event features a wine and food tasting as well as a kidz zone!
When: Saturday, June 20| 6 to 11 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: $50 Children | $75 Adults
Summer Solstice Bonfire
Bring your fairy wings or leprechaun hat to the John Janzen Nature Centre and enjoy a free Bonfire; there will be activities, games and more!
When: Saturday, June 20| 6 to 7:30 pm
Where: John Janzen Nature Centre
Father’s Day Weekend
Enjoy Father’s Day weekend at Fort Edmonton Park and meet Dad’s from the past; featuring pie eating contests, burly man competitions and more!
When: Saturday, June 20 + Sunday, June 21| Starting at 10:30 am
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: Regular Admission applies
The Highlandia Festival is a free celebration of music, food and family fun!
When: Saturday, June 20 | 2 pm to 11 pm
Where: Henry Martell Park (65 St & Ada Boulevard)
Father’s Day Show & Shine
The 14th Annual Father’s Day Show & Shine returns with a free BBQ and fun for the whole family!
When: Sunday, June 21| 10 am to 3 pm
Where: 75th Street & Argyll Rd.
International Day of Yoga
Celebrate International Day of Yoga with a free yoga class (for all ages/abilities) by a certified Art of Living Yoga teacher and will conclude with a guided meditation.
When: Sunday, June 21 | 7:30 to 9:30 am
Where: South-east corner of Millwoods Park
John Walter Museum
Explore the John Walter Museum and experience what it was like to live in the early days of Edmonton.
When: Sunday, June 21 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: 9180 Walterdale Hill NW
Do it for Dads Walk and Run
The Do it for Dads Walk and Run is a family-friendly event that is raising funds for Prostate Cancer Canada.
When: Sunday, June 21 | Registration opens at 8 am
Where: Sir Wilfred Laurier Park (13221 Buena Vista Rd NW)
Cost: Registration is $35 or a minimum amount fundraised of $125
Fathers Day BBQ: Tastes & Tours of the Garden
Bring Dad out for a BBQ, beer, baked good and tour of the garden!
When: Sunday, June 21 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Devonian Botanical Garden