Family Friendly Activities | May 8 – 10


Happy Mother’s Day weekend Mama!

There are so many fabulous family friendly activities happening this weekend in Edmonton and area it is hard to decide which one(s) to attend! What are your weekend plans? Did any of these make the list?

Summer of Tag

Learn about food allergies—and how to stay safe with Canadian race car star Alex Tagliani at Summer of Tag.

When: May 8th |10 am to 11:15 am
Where: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Cost: FREE — Kids are welcome

Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair

The Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair features a variety of vendors and a little something for everyone!

When: May 8th through 10th
Where: 8426 Gateway Blvd. (Edmonton)
Cost: $3 admission | Kids are 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: May 8th through 15th
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Cost: FREE

Lawn Bowling Club Open House

The Commonweath Lawn Bowling Club is offering an open house so that you can head down and see what they are all about!

When: May 9th | 9 am to 3 pm
Where: 11420 139 Street NW, Edmonton
Cost: FREE

Alberta Bike Swap

The 4th Annual Alberta Bike Swap is a place to sell your old gently used bike and to find a new-to-you gently used bike. You can find the rules of buying and selling here.

When: May 9th | Bike drop off from 9 am to 2 pm | Bike sale from 2:30 to 4 pm
Where: Northlands Hall A
Cost: $2 Admission for adults | Kids are FREE

Moroccan, Iraqi, and Algerian Bazaar

Enjoy Moroccan, Iraqi, and Algerian food; culture and clothing at this Bazaar.

When: May 9th | 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Rosslyn Community Leaugue
Cost: It appears there is no admission cost for this event

Dutch Spring Market

The Dutch Spring Market features over 50 vendors and raffle prizes!

When: May 9th | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Dutch Canadian Centre (13312 142 Street, Edmonton)
Cost: Free admission

Family Favorites at Cineplex

This weekend the Family Favorites movie is The Wizard of Oz.

When: May 9th | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton; Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton; Cineplex Odeon Windermere and VIP & Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Park
Cost: $2.99

Get Ready in the Park

Get Ready in the Park and learn how you and your family can prepare for an emergency situation; this family friendly event is focusing on extreme weather this year.

When: May 9th | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: William Hawerlak Park
Cost: FREE to attend

City Market Downtown

When: May 9th | 9 am to 3 pm
Where: City Hall
Cost: FREE

Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market

When: May 9th | 8 am to 3 pm
Where: 10310 83 Ave NW
Cost: FREE

Mom to Mom Swap and Shop

The Mom to Mom Swap and Shop offers you a place to shop from new and gently used items as well as win prizes.

When: May 9th | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: The Butterdome
Cost: Admission charged at the door

The “Let It Go” Outgrow It Sale

The “Let it Go” outgrown it sale features over 30 business & swap tables (gently used children’s items).

When: May 9th | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Royal Canadian Legion #27 – Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: Entrance by donation

Drop-in at John Janzen Nature Centre

Enjoy the sites & sounds of nature with the drop in programs at the John Janzen Nature Centre!

When: May 9th & 10th | Starting at 11 am
Where: John Janzen Nature Centre
Cost: Regular admission applies

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

Enjoy Mother’s Day at the zoo with mini massages and manicures for Mom; fun activities for the whole family and special treats for the animal moms.

When: May 10th | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: Regular admission applies

Mother’s Day Garden Party

Enjoy a variety of family friendly activities with a garden party at prairie gardens; full list of activities here.

When: May 10th | 12 to 6 pm
Where: Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm
Cost: Admission and activities are FREE | Brunch $25 for adults & $12.50 for children 3-12

Reel Family Cinema

Every week Metro Cinema offers a family friendly movie and this weekend features: Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird.

When: May 10th | 2:45 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies for adults | Children 12 and under FREE

Drop-in at the John Walter Museum

Enjoy a hands-on, guided tour of the John Walter Museum.

When: May 10th | 1-4 pm
Where: 9180 Walterdale Hill NW (Located at the bottom of Walterdale and Queen Elizabeth roads, on the north side of the Kinsmen Sport Centre parking lot).
Cost: FREE

Callingwood Farmers’ Market

When: May 10th | 10 am to 3 pm
Where: 69 Ave & 178th Street
Cost: FREE

Have a great weekend!




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