What to do this Weekend in Edmonton with Kids [August 12 to 14]

August 12

The weekend is here again and while the air is starting to cool and the sun is setting earlier, it is indeed still summer. Here are a few activities/events you might want to check out this weekend:

Kids Fringe

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival offers Kids Fringe, a way of teaching your little ones a love an appreciation of art and theatre. There will be various performances at Centre Square and at the Kidstage as well as a book nook, craft corner, and tots tent.

When: August 12 to 21
Where: North end of the Fringe site on 104 Street between 85 and 86 Avenues
Cost: FREE

Perseids Pyjama Party

Grab your pjs, pillow and blanket and get ready for a party under the stars during the annual Perseids Meteor Shower. There will be activities for the family until it is dark enough to observe the meteor shower.

When: August 12 | 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Devonian Botanic Garden
Cost: Included with regular admission

Grove Cruise

Grove Cruise invites every car lover to come out with their family and enjoy the many exciting events the Grove Cruise has to offer. This years Grove Cruise includes a Poker Run, Show & Shine, Tailgate Swap Meet & Sale, Poker Run, Stereo Competition, Kids Zone and much more!

When: August 12 to 14
Where: Jubilee Park, Spruce Grove
Cost: FREE

Edmonton Corn Maze

The Edmonton Corn Maze is now open for the season, and it is a great place to have fun getting lost with the whole family!

When: Now through the fall
Where: 26171 Garden Valley Road, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12 Adults | $9 Youth | FREE for children under 5

Callingwood Cars & Coffee

The Marketplace at Callingwood and Bulger Insurance invite you to enjoy a coffee, snacks and a variety of cars.

When: August 12 | 6 to 8 pm
Where: Corner of 69 Ave & 178 Street
Cost: FREE

Youth Day

Youth Day is a fun, family event suitable for children of all ages; there will be games, bouncy houses, face painting, live entertainment and more!

When: August 13 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Castledowns Park
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

Edmonton Latin Festival

The Edmonton Latin Festival features live entertainment, music and dancing, authentic Latin foods, beer gardens, artisan market, a kids area and more!

When: August 13 + 14 | 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: Churchill Square
Cost: FREE

Darwell Ag Drag + Barnburner

The Darwell & District Agricultural Society invite you to enjoy their annual Barnburner Music Fest and Ag Drag Competition.

When: August 13 + 14
Where: Darwell
Cost: Barnburner tickets starting at $40 | Ag Drag tickets $15 per person, kids 5 and under are FREE

Water Features & Spray Parks

All of the Water Features and Spray Parks in and around Edmonton are open for the season! Find a full list of them here!

The Bison Festival

Elk Island Park invites you to enjoy The Bison Festival to celebrate all things Bison!

When: August 13 | 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: Elk Island National Park
Cost: FREE

Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Markets are a great way to get out of the house and get some shopping done! Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton and area here.

Walterdale Block Party

Celebrate John Walters Birthday with lively music, historical games, old fashioned family fun and cake.

When: August 14 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
Cost: FREE

Spruce Grove Public Market

Enjoy vendors (fresh fruit, crafts, artisans and more), live music, bouncy houses,  food trucks and more, at the Spruce Grove Public Market.

When: August 14 | 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: Columbus Park, Spruce Grove
Cost: FREE

Have a great weekend!





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