Family Friendly Activities | November 13 – 15


Alberto the Dancing Alligator

Alberto the Dancing Alligator stole the hearts of adults and children alike at the 2008 Fringe Festival and now they are back to dazzle you again!

When: November 13 to 15
Where: ATB Financial Art Barns
Cost: Adults $20 | Students $15 | Children (12 and under) $10

American Girl Specialty Boutique Grand Opening

The Indigo/Chapters in West Edmonton Mall has completed their expansion and not only has the IndigoKids increased in size but they have also brought you one of the first American Girl Specialty Boutiques to open in Alberta! If your little one loves American Girl Dolls or if you just want to check them out, be sure to stop by for the Grand Opening.

When: November 14th | Starting at 9:30 am
Where: Chapters West Edmonton Mall
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

Santa’s Arrival at WEM

Santa is making his way to his home away from home and will be arriving at West Edmonton Mall this weekend! The first 100 families to visit Santa will receive a free photo.

When: November 14 | 11 am to 4 pm & 5 to 8 pm
Where: Level 1, Phase 1, West Edmonton Mall
Cost: FREE to sit on Santa, Photos are an additional charge

**Note: Santa will be staying at WEM until December 24th**

Santa Claus Arrives at Kingsway

Santa will be staying in Santaville in Kingsway Mall from now until Christmas! The first 200 children to visit Santa will receive a free gift.

When: November 14 | Activities start at 10:30 am and the Santa Parade starts at 11 am
Where: Santaville, Kingsway Mall
Cost: Free to sit on Santa, Photos are an additional charge

Santa’s Arrival in St. Albert

Santa will be arriving at St. Albert Centre this weekend!

When: November 14 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: St. Albert Centre, St. Albert
Cost: Free to sit on Santa, Photos are an additional charge

Fire Station Open House

The West Yellowhead Fire Station is having an open house! You can meet your community fire fighters, fire prevention officers and check out the fire trucks and equipment.

When: November 14 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: Athlone
Cost: FREE

Bannerman Holiday Shopping & Craft Fair

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping at the Bannerman Holiday Fair, there will be a ornament painting station for the kids as well!

When: November 14 | 9 am to 3 pm
Where: 14034 23 Street
Cost: FREE admission | Kids area: Ornament painting $1-2

Holiday Light Up

Enjoy the spirit of the season with the Downtown Business Association Light Up; you will enjoy life entertainment, Santa, the Christmas tree light up and fireworks!

When: November 14 | 4 to 7 pm
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: FREE

Reel Family Cinema

The Metro Cinema offers a family movie on a regular basis, this weekend’s ‘Reel Family Cinema’ features Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown.

When: November 14 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies to adults | Children 12 and under are FREE

Farmers’ Market

Visit the Farmers’ Market!

Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets HERE!

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

Family Day at Farmfair

Family Day is a new feature at Farmfair International that allows families to get the most out of the event. Family friendly programs such as the Heavy Horse Pull & Stock Dog Competition will be featured along with wagon rides, face painting, performances and more!

When: November 15 | 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gallery Area, Edmonton Expo Centre
Cost: Adult $5 | Children 7 to 12 years: $3 | Children 6 and under: FREE

YEG Market Goin’ Country

Wrap up Rodeo week with a fun filled day at the Parkettes; there will be wagon rides, music, face painting and more!

When: November 15 | 1 to 3 pm
Where: Stony Plain Road & 152 Street Parkette
Cost: FREE

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Have a great weekend!





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