Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton This Weekend! (Sept 13-15)

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Awesome kid friendly activities to do in edmonton this weekend

Presented by: Long & McQuade

Friday the 13th??? Never fear – this one just may be your lucky day! We’ve discovered a long list of Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton This Weekend, September 13 to 15, 2019.

1. Kaleido Family Arts Festival 

Visual art, performance art, entertainment, workshops and more all come together in the colourful festival of family fun known as Kaleido! Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

2. Open Cockpit Day

It’s the biggest event of the year at the Alberta Aviation Museum – Open Cockpit Day is your chance to experience the iconic collection of historic aircraft from the pilot’s seat. Saturday.

3. Vikings Special Events

Learn about Viking instruments or witness a Viking battle at this weekend’s special events at the Royal Alberta Museum! Saturday & Sunday. 

4. Sensory Sunday at RAM

On Sensory Sundays registered visitors can access the Royal Alberta Museum before it’s open to the public. The crowds will be smaller, the lights dimmer and the noise level lower. Sunday.

5. Harvest Gathering

Celebrate glorious Autumn with the Harvest Gathering at Greenland Garden Centre. Enjoy a hayride, corn on the cob, roasted marshmallows, kids’ activities, pumpkin carving demonstrations and more! Sunday.

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6. Gateway to the Stars

Elk Island National Park is part of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve which makes it a perfect place to get a view of the night sky you simply won’t find in the city! Register for Gateway to the Stars at Elk Island Park. Saturday.

7. Greater Edmonton Model Train Show

All aboard for fun at the Greater Edmonton Model Train Show this weekend at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park! (The family fun also includes a LEGO activity centre!) Saturday, Sunday.

8. Graphix Con

Dress up and learn how to draw a character from your favourite graphic novel at this week’s Saturday morning IndigoKids event at participating stores. Don’t forget to register in advance! Saturday.

9. Toys R Us In-Store Events

From Barbie to Bakugan, fun is in-store at Toys R Us stores this weekend! Activities include toy demos and occasionally some freebies! Saturday, Sunday.

10. Books 2 Buy

Score a great deal on new (to you) books, audio books and even some DVDs at the next Edmonton Public Library Books 2 Buy sale! Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

11. Art Activities at the AGA

Saturday morning Family Studio and Saturday afternoon Kids’ Drop-In Studio are back for the season at the Art Gallery of Alberta! Kids’ admission to the gallery is free but these programs come at an additional cost. Saturday.

12. Movies!

Saturday morning Family Favourites are back at Cineplex Theatres! This week you can see An American Tale for just $2.99 per ticket! Kids 12 and under get in FREE to the Reel Family Cinema movie at Metro Cinema. This weekend catch the classic The Muppet Movie! Saturday.

Want to see a newer flick? Try the Landmark Kids’ Day Sunday where kids can get a ticket and a snack pack for one low price. Sunday.

13. Playgrounds!

You can always find all our Playground Reviews HERE, but we think these 12 Playgrounds are extra special and worth the drive! Too chilly out? Why not try one of Edmonton’s great Indoor Playgrounds!

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