What to do this Weekend, with Kids, in Edmonton {July 22 to 24}

June 22

This weekend is an especially exciting/busy one with so many fun things to do aka you will want to make a plan to optimize these great options! Here is what to do with the family in Edmonton this weekend:

Taste of Edmonton

The Taste of Edmonton has evolved into the largest food festival in festival in Canada, complete with live entertainment and the most delicious food our city has to offer. Be sure to check out Taste 4 Kids when you are there and encourage your little ones to learn about healthy eating habits

When: July 21 to 30
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Admission is free, 40 food tickets are $50

K-Days Parade

You won’t want to miss the K-Days Parade, the annual parade that kicks off the start of 10 days of fun! To celebrate their bravery and self-sacrifice, Fire Chiefs Darby Allen and Ken Block will lead the Edmonton Fire Department, other First Responders and Mayors Melissa Blake and Don Iveson as this year’s official K-Days Parade Marshals. You can find the map here!

When: July 22 | beginning at 9 am
Where: 102 Ave & 103 Ave, Edmonton
Cost: FREE


Edmonton’s largest festival, K-Days, is back again and offers something for everyone, you can find our breakdown of K-Days for families here!

When: July 22 to 31
Where: Northlands
Cost: From $12, find the full price list here.

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!

Callingwood Cars & Coffee

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

When: July 22 | 6 to 8 pm
Where: Corner of 69 Ave & 178 Street
Cost: FREE

Interstellar Rodeo

Interstellar Rodeo is a music festival that aims to “shine the spotlight on musical mavericks, those who blaze trails and shatter boundaries”. Find the Artist line-up here.

When: July 22 to 26
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre, Hawrelak Park
Cost: Starting at $99 for Adults | Children 12 and under are FREE

PRO Martial Arts Grand Opening

Your invited to the Grand Opening of PRO Martial Arts of Summerside, check out the new space, enjoy a free class (for your little ones) and enter to win great prizes!

When: July 23 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 1231 91 St
Cost: FREE

Summer Carnival

Northgate Centre and NEBA present their 5th Annual Summer Carnival this weekend! There will be swag bags for the first 300 people, as well as bouncy castles, petting zoo, DJ, live entertainment, dunk tank, carnival games and more!

When: July 23 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Northgate Parking Lot (near Chili’s on 137th Ave)
Cost:  FREE

Creekwood Summer BBQ

Celebrate summer with a BBQ in the park, there will be inflatables, fun and games and an opportunity to win prizes!

When: July 23 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: 141 Street & Ellerslie Road
Cost:  FREE

Slide the City

Slide the City is a family friendly slip and slide event that offers live music, refreshments and the largest slip and slide you’ve ever seen!

When: July 23 | 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 1231 91 St
Cost: Starting at $40 USD

“It Takes a Village” Family Picnic

Join Edmonton’s Child Magazine at their annual Family Picnic that encourages the community to come together for a day of fun. Box Social Event Planning brings some surprise guests from Positively Princess’d! And J’Adore Dance, Sportball Edmonton, Gymboree Play & Music of Edmonton, 4Cats Arts Studio Summerside & Glow Yoga Kids will be offering activities in the park as well.

When: July 24 | 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Grizzly Bear Lodge 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

Kids Yoga Camp

Your little ones are invited to enjoy a free two hour yoga camp to yoga sessions, yoga camps and meditation, find all the details here.

When: July 24 | 2 to 4 pm
Where: Mosiac Centre
Cost: FREE

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party

Relive and/or introduce your little ones to the beauty of Saturday Morning Cartoons while enjoying all the cereal you can eat. Find the details here.

When: July 23 | 10 am
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: $14 Adult | $12 Students/Seniors | Free for Children (12 & under)

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.

Reel Family Cinema

The Metro Cinema offers a family movie on a regular basis, this weekend’s ‘Reel Family Cinema’ features: Muppets From Space.

When: July 23 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies to adults | Children 12 and under are FREE

John Walter Museum

Venture back in time with a visit to the John Walter Museum; enjoy a guided tour of the home that started it all as well as hand on activities.

When: July 23 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
Cost: FREE

Tiger Tails

Join the Edmonton Valley Zoo and celebrate all things Tiger, with crafts, face painting, learning about endangered species and more!

When: July 24 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

Have a great weekend!




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