The weekend is here again and it is sure to be exciting! There are so many great things happening in and around Edmonton and you can find them here:
Wye School Carnival 2017
“This year we are so excited to be able to offer our families more fun with exciting new inflatables, carnival games, a magic show (by none other than the fabulous Kent Wong), fortune telling, balloon twisting, face painting, TWO petting zoos, special appearances by Belle, Spiderman and Moana, a food truck alley (yes we have 10 food trucks), DJ and back by popular demand the all famous CAKE WALK!! We are also sporting an all new Raffle Alley and 50/50 board!” – Source
When: May 26 | 5 pm to 8 pm
Where: WYE School (Sherwood Park)
Cost: Children 4 & under: FREE | Children 5 -17: $15 | Adults: FREE
The Rainmaker Rodeo is back again for another year! This event is fun for the whole family and there is live entertainment, midway, rodeo, petting zoo and so much more… find the details here.
When: May 26 + 27 + 28
Where: Riel Dr. (St. Albert)
Cost: Admission $15 Adults | $5 Kids
The Thousand Faces Festival
The Thousand Faces Festival features a day filled with family-friendly mythic art, including theatrical performance, storytelling, hoop dancing, painting, puppeteers, stilt walkers, and much more!
When: May 26 + 27 + 28
Where: Alberta Avenue Community League
Edmonton Public Library
The Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch but they also have extra special activities happening daily and you can find what is happening near you here.
Where: All locations (Edmonton)
Enjoy the WISE Mayfair and experience Maypole Dances, Picnic, Games, and Activities for all ages!
When: May 27 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton
Cost: $10 per family
Spring Play Day
” Enjoy free family activities including Celebrate Canada 150 Photobooth, yoga for kids, edible art, bubble soccer, Gallery @501 Art Zone, life sized angry birds, gardening with Strathcona County Utilities, and fun activities with Sportball and Parentlink.” More details here.
When: May 27 | 11 am to 2 pm
Where: 4501 Emerald Dr. (Sherwood Park)
Nest in the City
Shop from amazing handmade and local vendors, register for a workshop, make some mini crafts, treat yourself at the braid bar, and more! Find the details here.
When: May 27 + 28
Where: Meadows Community Recreation Centre
Cost: Free Admission
Cineplex Family Favorites
Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features: Storks.
When: May 27 | 11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
This month, Micheals Canada stores invite your little ones to participate in an interactive workshop and this weekend features: Patriotic Cookies.
When: May 27 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Various Micheals Locations
Reel Family Cinema
Metro Cinema invites you to enjoy a movie with the whole family for a special price; this week features Hockey Night.
When: May 27| 2 pm
Where: 8712 109 St
Cost: Adults: Regular Admission Applies | Children 12 and under: FREE
If the weather holds out all of the Spray Parks and Outdoor pools in Edmonton and surrounding areas will be opening this weekend!
Kids Day Out
Head down to the Melting Pot for Kids Day Out, your little ones can dress up how they choose and you can enjoy a three-course fondue meal together!
When: May 28 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Melting Pot
Healthy Kids Day
Your family is invited to join your local YMCA to participate in Healthy Kids Day activities! There will be sports, games, vendors, prizes & more!
When: May 28 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Castle Downs Family YMCA (11510 – 153 Ave) | Jamie Platz Family YMCA (7121 – 178 St) | William Lutsky Family YMCA (1975 – 111 St) | YMCA Child Care (10970 127 St) | YMCA Welcome Village (9538 – 103a Ave)
John Walter Museum
Take a step back in time and see how John Walter (and the Strathcona community of Walterdale) lived from 1875 to 1920!
When: May 28 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Kinsmen Park
Kid’s Day at the Movies
If you’re looking to take the Kids out on a Sunday, why not head to Landmark Cinemas. Every Sunday they offer a special Kid’s package that includes popcorn, drink, candy and admission for one low price.
When: May 28
Where: Edmonton City Centre + Spruce Grove
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