Summer is almost over, but this long weekend still offers tons of activities. So grab your family and get out there and enjoy it while it lasts!
This corn festival is a family event with a cornucopia of corny activities including corn eating contests, corn mazes, face painting, corny jokes, veggie art and more. The festival features the Kids Maze and Mindbender Kids Corn Mazes, folk music, and hands-on corn craft activities for children.
When: September 2nd-4th
Cost: $10.50 per ticket for families
St.Albert Farmers Market
The St. Albert Farmers’ Market is the largest outdoor market in Western Canada, attracting crowds of 15,000 – 20,000 each Saturday from June to October. The market features over 250 vendors, 5 special event days, and a variety of top market-quality products that follow our “make it, bake it, grow it” regulations.The Market is open every Saturday, rain or shine, 10am – 3pm.
When: Saturday, September 2nd 10am-3pm
Where: Perron Street
Summer is coming to an end, so enjoy the spray parks while you can!
Grosvenor Outdoor Pool
Enjoy fun in the sun at Grosvenor Outdoor Pool! This outdoor facility hosts a long leisure pool and deep diving tank for those wanting to stay cool while keeping active in the summer.
When: All Summer Long!
Where: 1 Grenfell Ave, St.Albert
Cost: $4.25 and up
Cineplex Family Favourites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features Power Rangers.
When: September 2nd @ 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas
Big Events In Edmonton
Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party!
Cloud Nine Pajamas presents the 3rd annual pajama party in support of the Valley Zoo Development Society! Enjoy Guest Appearance by Paw Patrol, Face Painting, Food Vendors, Cloud Nine Pop Up Shop and Zootique (gift shop at the zoo) will be offering 10% (not including original art) off for all purchases that evening. There will also be amazing give aways for both adults and your kiddos! Pre-purchase your tickets to save yourself a wait in line here.
When: Saturday, September 2nd 6:30 pm- 9:30 pm
Where: Valley Zoo
Cost: $5 donation for adults and kids are FREE!
Summer is almost over, but there’s still time for fun and adventure! Join in as we prepare for the change of seasons, just as our forebears have done for decades. It’s a time for celebrating the fruits of our labor and kicking up our heels before the leaves fall. Unplug, get your hands dirty, eat some pie, and spend time with friends and family.
When: Sept 2nd-4th
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: Regular Admission
Symphony Under The Sky
Come grab a blanket and join the symphony orchestra under the sky for four irresistible nights of music. Ranging from classical gems to hollywood hits, led by conductor Bob Bernhardt. Find more information and tickets here.
When: August 31st to September 3rd
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre, Hawrelak Park
Cost: $25 to $135 depending on age and if you choose reserved seating or grass.