The weather is changing and soon we’ll see snow blanketing the ground. Christmas may be two months away, but the festivities are kicking off this month! With light-ups, parades, markets, and more, there’s so much for your family to do this month. Check out our top picks for Family Fun Events in Edmonton in November. New events are being added all the time, so be sure to check back often and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay in-the-know. Use the Family Fun Edmonton calendar to find every event for every day of the month!

Shop Local at Craft Shows and Christmas Market
All Month Long | Use the Family Fun Edmonton Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets and Craft Shows to support local and make holiday shopping a breeze this season! Take your pick from several different craft shows and markets happening every weekend in November.

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story
All Month Long | This all new exhibit at the TELUS World of Science -Edmonton features the story of the nine blue whales that died tragically in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 2014, and let’s you get up close and personal with a complete skeleton from one of the world’s largest animals.

FREE For Girls By Girls Drop-in Program
November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 | Girls aged 8-17 year are invited to Clareview Recreation Centre on Tuesday evenings for activities, games and skill development exercises led by Concordia Thunder Athletics student-athletes. Come hang out, discover a new sport and meet some new friends while getting active.

St. Martin’s Day Lantern Festival 2022
November 4 | Join the German Language and Culture Association for a traditional German lantern craft, and a walk around Broadmoor Lake to show off your lantern creations. Free cookies and hot chocolate to follow!

Away We Go with The Alberta Ballet
November 4 & 5 | Enjoy the works of three celebrated choreographers during this uplifting evening of dance.

Daddy’s Little Sweetheart Ball
November 5 | Dad’s are invited to treat their little princesses to a royal night out with dancing, dining, balloon art, photo booths, facepainting, crafts, and the chance to meet Princess and Super Hero guests.

Pumpkin Smash
November 5 | Not sure what to do with those jack-o-lanterns once Halloween is over? Bring them to Compost School to smash them in a fun way and learn more about how it can be turned into compost.

St Albert Celebrates Sports Day
November 5 | Celebrate Sports Day with a full schedule of “try it” events and 19+ community organizations to discover.

Bead a Remembrance Day Pin
November 5 & 12 | Learn the basics of beading and make your own beautifully beaded Remembrance Day Poppy pin at the Musée Heritage Museum in St. Albert.

Kidding Around with Rapid Fire Theatre
November 5, 12 & 19 | Kids can experience all the fun of Improv comedy – It is never the same show twice with the performers creating the entire show from their top of their heads, along with a few suggestions from the audience!

Time on the Land at Dreamcatcher Ranch
November 5 & 19 | Get out of the house to spend some quality time with furry friends including horses, mini ponies, goats, chickens, plus enjoy the beautiful outdoor trails on this 40-acre ranch.

Embrace Outdoor Winter Play with the City of Edmonton Play Rangers
Every Saturday in November |
Learn to embrace our cool Canadian weather while playing at a local park. Specially trained program leaders will lead outdoor activities and adventures every Saturday, including orienteering, fire building, scavenger hunts, and snow day fun!

Go Back in Time with the Indigenous Peoples Experience
Weekends in November |
Visit Fort Edmonton this Fall to explore the cultural beauty of the Indigenous Peoples Experience and enjoy learning about the Fur Trade in the authentic 1846 Fort.

Be a Kid Again with Edmonton Collector Con
November 6, 2022 | Visit the Italian Cultural Center for this unique show featuring toys and comic books.

Michael’s Sunday Makebreak’s
Every Sunday | Visit the store during designated times and head to the Michaels project room to make a free craft alongside their creative, helpful associates! November projects include ornaments, pop-up Christmas tree cards, and Christmas tree pinecones.

Jesus Christ Superstar – Broadway Across Canada
November 8-13 | Set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas.

Write Your Letter to Santa using our free printable
All Month Long | We have created a free printable Letter to Santa to make things fun and easy for the kids to create their wishlists to send to the North Pole.

Disney On Ice: Find Your Hero
November 17-20 | For the first time in three years, you can delight in all the Disney magic as a cast of live skaters hit to the ice and take you on a journey with your favourite fairytale characters. This exciting medley features the tales of Moana, Anna & Elsa, Ariel, Rapunzel and Belle as they discover the courage, heart and determination required to unleash their inner hero!

Friday Fun Skate at Leduc Recreation Centre
November 18 | Enjoy music, activities, prizes, games, and fun during this fun “Fire and Ice” themed recreational skate.

Borealis Lights Christmas Drive-Thru Light Display
Opens November 18 | Start a new holiday tradition with the family as you enjoy over 800,000 twinkling lights in this brilliant drive-thru display in St. Albert’s Kinsmen RV Park!

Home Depot Kids Workshop
November 19 | Each month there is an exciting FREE wood-working project for the kids aged 5-12 (and their parents!) to create using glue, hammers and paint. This month’s build is an adorable Scarecrow Napkin Holder

Hangin’ With Dad
November 19 | Family Futures Resource Network is excited to welcome back kids and their dads, granddads, or other significant males to build box forts, create crafts, play games and bond over a cold brew (rootbeer!).

Salvation Army FREE Breakfast with Santa
November 19 | Grab your tickets now to enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage holiday breakfast with a very special guest! Admission cost is a toy donation.

Jubilations Junior: A Christmas Toy’s Story
November 19 & 26 | This two-act musical production and dining experience is sure to be a hit with the entire family this festive season. Get your tickets now and look forward to a stress-free afternoon of delicious food, catchy music, and a healthy side of laughter!

FREE Recreational Swim with Inflatables at Emerald Hills Leisure Centre
November 19 | Grab your swimsuits and towels and head down to Emerald Hills Leisure Centre for a FREE recreational swim with a fun inflatable obstacle course set-up in the pool for some added aquatic fun!

Party in the Street at the All is Bright on 124th Street Winter Festival
Saturday, November 19, 2022 |
Kick off the winter season with this annual evening of music, street performers, fire dancers, kids activities, food trucks, sleigh rides, s’mores around fire pits and more.

A Year With Frog & Toad! presented by St Albert Children’s Theatre
November 24-27 | Hop into the Arden Theatre this November & December for this charming musical production based on the beloved children’s book series written by Arnold Lobel.

Lights Up! Fort Saskatchewan
November 25 | Enjoy the light displays, listen to a special reading of T’was the Night Before Christmas, snack on delicious cookies and hot chocolate, meet roaming characters, and  get your photo with Santa Claus!

Devon Christmas in the Park
November 26 | Come celebrate the holiday season with twinkling lights, a kids zone, sleigh rides, a candlelit story walk, maple taffy, Christmas carols and visits with Santa.

Leduc Santa Clause Parade + Moonlight Madness
November 26 | Enjoy the Santa Clause Parade as part of a full Noon to Moon Moonlight Madness event that includes gingerbread competitions, cookie decorating, caroling, holiday train rides, photos with Santa, and more.

Fort Saskatchewan Santa Claus Parade
November 26 | The Fort Saskatchewan Santa Claus Parade is back with its traditional parade route and format winding through the downtown streets on Saturday, November 26, 2022. Don’t forget your letter for Santa!

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