The weekend is here again and it is full of fun family activities; whether you are looking to enjoy great food, listening to great music, enjoying a petting zoo, hanging at the splash park or stopping by the farmers market; this weekend has it all going on!
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
Edmonton’s largest festival, K-Days, is back again and offers something for everyone!
When: July 22 to 31
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!
Head down to Alberta Beach for their 43 rd Annual Poly Days! This is an event for the whole family and you can find the full schedule of events here.
When: July 29 to August 1
Where: Alberta Beach
Cost: Free to attend
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
Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival
The Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival is Canada’s largest bluegrass festival!
When: July 29 to 31
Where: Heritage Park, Stony Plain
Cost: Passes starting at $65 for Adults | Children 12 and under are FREE
Fairy Berry Festival
The “Fairy Berries” are the most exquisite strawberry of the season, so much so that they have a festival around them, complete with fairies, pirates, maze adventures, balloon sculpting, magic shows and so much more! Find all the details here.
When: July 30 to August 1
Where: Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm
Cost: $14.50 per person
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.
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Servus Heritage Festival
The Servus Heritage Festival features over 60 pavilions representing over 85 cultures from all over the world. You’ll have the opportunity to sample from over 500 culinary delicacies, see creative performances, shop for crafts, artwork, and clothing, or chat with people eager to tell you a little about their cultural roots and their present-day communities in Canada.
When: July 30 to August 1
Where: Hawrelak Park
Cost: Admission is FREE but Food Bank donations are appreciated
Reel Family Cinema
The Metro Cinema offers a family movie on a regular basis, this weekend’s ‘Reel Family Cinema’ features: Kiki’s Delivery Service.
When: July 30 | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cinema
Cost: Regular admission applies to adults | Children 12 and under are FREE
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.
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 30 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
Have a great weekend!
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