Special Events

science rendezvous
Science Rendezvous: Race Across Canada

Do you have what it takes to become the ultimate Science Chase champion? On May 8, 2021, test your skill at www.sciencerendezvous.ca. Participants will race virtually across Canada, stopping at various check points where there will be science, technology, engineering, and math challenges to test every adventurer! Complete each challenge
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40 Days of PLAY with the International Children’s Festival

Over the last 40 years, the International Children’s Festival of the Arts has entertained, educated, enthralled, and enamored children of Alberta’s Capital Region. Many of us grew up attending the festival in its early years and now we delight in taking our own children to experience that magic of the
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royal bison spring sale
Royal Bison Art and Craft Fair

The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair is back in time for the spring sunshine! Online only, so you can get all those amazing local goods shipped directly to your door. With 120+ local and regional vendors it’s the biggest Royal Bison Craft and Art fair ever! Two ONLINE rooms
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Old Strathcona Ghost Tour
Spring 2021 Ghost Tours in Old Strathcona

Who says ghost tours are only for Halloween? If you and your family love all things creepy and spooky and haunted, sign up for a ghost tour around Old Strathcona. A ghostly walk through Old Strathcona stops in front of certain buildings, houses, and shops that have reported ghosts, hauntings,
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Arts Animation
Arts District Animation

Edmonton’s iconic Arts District is lighting up! Illuminate your curiosity and ignite your imagination as The Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, and Winspear Centre host three distinct multi-disciplinary digital experiences. This family-friendly event will feature local artists in video micro-exhibits that will be displayed on LED screens with accompanying
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Dinosaur fossil
Virtual Speaker Series: Sub-Zero Fossil Hunting

Join TELUS World of Science Edmonton for a virtual speaker series presentation and delve into the fascinating world of dinosaurs, the delicate practice of palaeontolgy and the unique relationship palaeontolgy has to other fields of industry. On April 29, 2021 Paleontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie will share his experiences working
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Powwow Dancing
Powwow Dancing

Are you and your family looking to do something active while also learning? Join Edmonton Public Library and the Canadian Native Friendship Centre for a Powwow Dancing class! Whether you are new to powwow dancing or want to learn a new style, this class covers it all. Come learn the
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Imagine Van Gogh
Imagine Van Gogh: The Immersive Exhibit

Note: In light of the recent Government of Alberta’s announcement to not open to Stage 3, Imagine Van Gogh is now re-scheduled to open on June 2, 2021. Showpass will contact ticket holders directly to re-schedule. You may have seen pictures of this incredible exhibit in other cities across Canada,
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Stony Plain New Years Eve Fireworks
Stony Plain New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Send 2020 out with a BANG! Because good riddance, we’re all ready to see it GO. Stony Plain will be hosting Drive-In Fireworks at Heritage Park. The show is free but space is limited. Make sure you register to save your spot – there will be no pedestrian access to
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Canada Learning Code
Family Fun During Canada Learning Code Week

Are you looking for free, fun, educational activities for you, your family or your students? Canada Learning Code’s most anticipated event of the year, Canada Learning Code Week (#clcWeek), is just around the corner! Join them for free activities, free virtual workshops and more – all centered around how to
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