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Family Fun Edmonton is a free new website dedicated to listing all the wonderful family friendly activities and events in Edmonton. We are still a work in progress, so check back often and see what else is new! We'll be adding more great attractions and our interactive calendar is ready so that you never miss out on great family fun! We're looking forward to helping you and your family spend some quality time together!

Queen of Hearts Garden Pyramid Opening

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Muttart Conservatory

Chair-o-Plane Takes Off at Fort Edmonton Park

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Chair-O-Planes Launches

Beverly Centennial Celebration

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Beverly Centennial Celebration

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Weekend Roundup: Fun Things to Do in Edmonton With Your Family August 22-24

Chair-O-Planes Launches

Mother Nature is trying to remind us there is only two more weeks of summer left…we say “Back off! We still have two weeks!” So let’s make the most of it! Here are our top picks for family fun this weekend in the City of Champions: It’s the last weekend of the Fringe Festival. KidsFringe […]

Queen of Hearts Garden Pyramid Opening

Muttart Conservatory

There will be no “Off with their heads!” at the Muttart this Sunday! Celebrate the opening of the Queen of Hearts Garden with lots of family fun and maybe even a surprise visit from a favourite character or two! Regular admission rates apply. Queen of Hearts Garden Pyramid Opening Contact Details: When: August 24th, 2014 […]

Chair-o-Plane Takes Off at Fort Edmonton Park

Chair-O-Planes Launches

The young man seated beside my son has a decidedly green colour. My mom sense kicks in. “Is he okay? I ask the ride attendant. “Are you okay?” I call out. A weak grin and a thumbs up does little to reassure me. “He’s going for the record.” The costumed interpreter-cum-carny doesn’t seem to think […]

Beverly Centennial Celebration

Beverly Centennial Celebration

If “historic” isn’t the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Edmonton’s Beverly neighbourhood, maybe it should be! The community is celebrating one hundred years of history over the weekend. Saturday kicks off with a with a parade, concerts and dance performances and ends with fireworks. On Sunday, join in for a […]

Family Friendly Fringeing: The Child Friendliest Plays of the Edmonton Fringe Festival

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The wonderful thing about Fringe plays is you never really know what you’re going to get. I have seen hilarious, shocking, heartbreaking, and beautiful things on stage. Two of my more memorable experiences at the Fringe involve a robot from the future with a shockingly vile vocabulary (like words I didn’t learn until I was […]

100 Days of Summer Family Fun Checklist Challenge

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You’ll never run out of things to do with this handy summer fun checklist! Enjoy our fair city in it’s best summer light.  How many of these can you do with your family before we run out of summer? 1. Stake put your space on the sidewalk for the K-Days Parade 2.Blow some bubbles 3.Cool […]

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

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Hot on the heels of the men’s World Cup come the women’s stars of tomorrow! Edmonton is one of the host cities for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Show the world what the fans in Edmonton are like, and support these talented young athletes!Tickets are available through TicketMaster. FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Contact […]

Worn to be Wild at the RAM (until Sept. 7)

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A leather jacket often brings to mind images of rebels and outlaws, bikers, gangsters and every day hoods. The RAM in partnership with the EMP Museum in Seattle and the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee have curarated this exhibit to explore the black leather jacket state of mind and it’s history. Worn to be Wild at […]

Movies on the Square

Movies on the Square Winston Churchill Square

Enjoy free outdoor movies in Winston Churchill Square! Family favourite movies will be shown every Tuesday night in August on a giant three-storey inflatable screen. Bring your lawn chairs!Pre-show entertainment starts at 7, the movie will begin at dusk. Please note that the events may be cancelled if the weather is not cooperative. Movies on the […]

Defying Gravity: Wicked for the Younger Set

Photo by Joan Marcus

The wording on the event listing was clear: “Recommended for audiences over 8 years old. Children under 4 will not be admitted.” An email from the production company was a little more circumspect: “Please drop me a line if you are considering  bringing a guest under four.” My dilemma was that I don’t have an eight year […]