Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton this Weekend! (Jan 18-20)

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Awesome kid friendly activities to do in Edmonton this weekend

Oh Edmonton – you are busy, beautiful and bustling in the Winter! There’s so much for families to do – don’t miss a minute of the fun with our list of Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton This Weekend, January 18-20, 2019!

1. Total Lunar Eclipse Celebration

A total lunar eclipse will take place late Sunday night and into the wee hours of Monday morning. It’s the last total lunar eclipse until May 2021, so join the celebration at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton! Sunday. 

2. World Snow Day

Don’t let the January blues get you down – celebrate the white stuff at World Snow Day events at Snow Valley Ski Club and the Strathcona Wilderness Centre! Sunday.

3. Outdoor Winter Fun

Snow Day isn’t the only way to get outside and enjoy the season! Check out Winter Fun Day at Blackmud Creek Community League Saturday or Winterfest in Castle Downs Sunday.

4. Swing and Skate Saturdays

Skate, dance or just enjoy the music as The Edmonton Arts Council takes their Swing and Skate series on the road this season. First up is this Saturday’s event at Belmead Community Hall. Saturday.

5. Swingin’ City Sundays

Keep things swinging right into Sunday – head to City Hall for Swingin’ City Sundays. There’s great music and dance lessons for all ages! Sunday.

6. Celebrate Robert Burns

Bagpipes, traditional dancing and, of course, haggis will all be part of the party as the Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site celebrates Scottish Poet Robert Burns. Sunday. 

7. Free Train Rides

Have a kid who loves trains? Climb aboard for a free ride around Bonnie Doon Centre! Don’t forget your skates – you can also take a spin on their Pop Up Ice RinkSaturday.

8. Virtual Ice Fishing

Introduce your kids to ice fishing without leaving the warmth and comfort of a Cabela’s store! Kids can learn the ins and outs using the stores’ virtual fishing platforms! Saturday, Sunday.

9. Toys R Us 

LEGO lovers, rejoice! The LEGO Movie 2 will be released in just a few short weeks! To celebrate, Toys R Us stores are offering a FREE Make-and-Take LEGO project, while supplies last. Saturday.

10. IMAX Theatre PJ Party

Keep your PJs on and head to the TELUS World of Science early Saturday morning for the IMAX Theatre PJ Party! Enjoy breakfast and a screening of The Dark CrystalSaturday.

11. Movies!

Want more movies? How about the Cineplex Family Favourite – a Saturay morning screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle that will cost you just $2.99 per person. BONUS – Saturday is FREE Popcorn Day at Cineplex! Speaking of FREE, kids 12 and under get in free to the Reel Family Cinema showing of Smallfoot on Saturday afternoon. 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.

But wait…There’s more!

Curious about other events happening through the month of January? Take a look at our “What’s Happening in January” event guide, and bookmark our events calendar to never miss out on the fun! We’ve also put together a great resource called “Winter Fun for $5 or Less“ so you can enjoy family outings without breaking the bank!

Like winning stuff? We’ve got a great contest running right now for your chance to win tickets to Boardwalk Ice on Whyte!

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, and send us a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

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