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Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton This Weekend! (September 9-11)

Weekend Guide September 9 to 11

Sponsored by The Marketplace at Callingwood

Buckle up because it is going to be a busy weekend! There are so many great events happening in and around the city this weekend that it is going to be hard to narrow it down to just a few fun activities to take in. Kick things off right with a Pop-Up Night Market or an outdoor movie Friday night, spend Saturday checking out firetrucks, airplanes or trains, and end your weekend with a farm or corn maze visit on Sunday.

Here is our official Weekend Event Guide for September 9 to 11, 2022:

  1. The Marketplace at Callingwood Pop-Up Night Market
    September 9 | Bring the family and enjoy time together as you sip, sample and shop your way through this amazing selection of 70+ local vendors and food trucks. Family friendly entertainment includes inflatables, roaming characters, roving circus acts and a fire show!
  2. Family Fun Fair and Movie in the Park in Beaumont
    September 9 | Enjoy an evening of food and fun in Four Seasons park. The fun fair will run from 6-8 pm, followed by an outdoor showing of the hit comedy The Sandlot.
  3. Movies on the Square presents Kubo and the Two Strings
    September 9 | Head to Churchill Square early  to take part in some film inspired fun like the costume contest, then pull up a seat to watch the movie at Dusk.
  4. EMBFest: Edmonton’s Mountain Bike Festival
    September 9-11 | Celebrate mountain biking during this annual festival including three days of group rides, biking to live music, and silly fundraising events.
  5. Open Cockpit Day at Alberta Aviation Museum
    September 10 | This is your chance to experience the iconic collection of historic aircraft from the pilot’s seat, most of which are not generally open to the public. There will be scavenger hunts, photos booths, delicious food and more!
  6. Fire Station Open House in Mill Creek 
    September 10 | Visit the friendly firefighters at Station 6 to check out the station, trucks, equipment and more at this Fire Station Open House.
  7. Touch A Truck in St. Albert
    September 10 | Join the Salvation Army St. Albert to get up close and climb aboard, press buttons, honk horns, and learn all about the features of some incredible machines including police cars and fire trucks.
  8. See Sonic the Hedgehog 2 with Cineplex Family Favourites
    September 10 |
    For just $2.99 per ticket, treat your family to a Saturday morning at the movies and still have money leftover for popcorn, candy and drinks!Marketplace at Callingwood Night Market
  9. Take the FREE Parkbus to Elk Island National Park
    September 10 | Your FREE shuttle ride from downtown Edmonton will include a guided tour of the Elk Island National Park Visitor Information Centre and a behind-the-scenes tour with Parks Canada Interpreters.
  10. Harvest of the Past at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
    September 10 | Explore the village, see an old-fashioned threshing bee, and watch costumed interpreters give demos all about farming in the olden days. It is your last chance to visit this season!
  11. Fall Family Carnival at North Pointe Community Church
    September 10 | Bring your friends and family down for an afternoon of fun including bouncy houses, wagon rides, a petting zoo, games, crafts, carnival treats, prizes and more!
  12. Greater Edmonton Model Train Show
    September 10 & 11 | All Aboard to see Millennium Place’s two soccer fields filled with train displays, vendors, how-to clinics and fun demos.
  13. Play On! Canada’s Largest Street Hockey Festival
    September 10 & 11 | Everyone is welcome to this exciting two day event in the ICE District – cost is just $49 to play for the weekend, and the event is open to males and females of all ages and experience levels.
  14. Beatles Back in Time at Jubilations Dinner Theatre
    All Weekend | Head back in time to 1961 and rock out with the Fab 4! Your ticket includes a spectacular musical production and a themed 3 course dinner.
  15. Plan a Farm or Corn Maze Visit
    All Weekend | Check out our list of great farm experiences to discover just a short drive from Edmonton.

Marketplace at Callingwood Night MarketCelebrate the end of the work week at the Pop-Up Night Market at the Marketplace in Callingwood! Come out on Friday, September 9, 2022 to sip, sample and shop your way through an amazing selection of 70+ local vendors. This family friendly event will feature live music performances from 5 pm to 10 pm, and kid friendly activities including inflatables, caricatures, face painting, roaming characters, roving circus performers, and an exciting fire show. Come grab dinner at the food trucks and treat the whole family to a fun Friday night out!


But wait…There’s more!

If you enjoy our weekly guide of Awesome Kid Friendly Activities To Do in Edmonton, then you’ll love our monthly guides too! Head on over to our guide to “Family Fun Events in Edmonton in September” and bookmark our events calendar to never miss out on the fun.

Now is also the time to also be thinking about Fall Extracurricular activities for the kids! Find something for every age and interest in Family Fun Edmonton’s guide to Lessons for Kids.

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