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 to stay in-the-know. Use the Family Fun Edmonton calendar to find every event for every day of the month!

Enjoy Alberta Ballet’s Swan Lake
November 5 – 7, 2021
Be among the first to watch Alberta Ballet take the stage and perform their moving and graceful interpretation of Swan Lake.

Be a Kid Again with Edmonton Collector Con
November 7, 2021
Visit the Italian Cultural Center on November 7 for this unique show featuring toys and comic books.

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.

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!

Visit the Alberta Art Gallery for a Colorful Experience
All Month Long
Get inspired with the Alberta Art Gallery’s latest exhibit ROYGBIV. And while downtown, we recommend you pair it with a visit to the Stanley A. Milner library.

Go Back in Time with the Indigenous Peoples Experience and Fall Fort Opening
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.

Get in the Holiday Spirit with the Festival of Trees
All Month Long
This year’s Festival of Trees is offering a unique mix of outdoor events and online activities including a pancake breakfast with Santa at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.

Symphony for Kids presents Peter and the Wolf
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Introduce your kids to the Symphony with the tale of Peter and the Wolf. All senses will be ignited as the symphony instruments provide a playful soundtrack to this classic fable.

Escape the Ordinary with Masters of Illusion
Sunday, November 14, 2021
See all the magic and illusion come to life on stage with this live version of the hit TV show.

Drive through The Magic of Lights at RAD Torque Raceway
Nightly beginning November 19, 2021
Experience the magic and wonder as you drive through this display of over 1.5 million holiday lights on the RAD Torque Raceway. You won’t want to miss the spectacular 200 foot light tunnel at the end!

Laugh out Loud with Jubilations Beauty and the Grinch
Saturday afternoons beginning November 20, 2021
Everyone’s favourite family-friendly dinner theatre experience is back for the holiday season with this unique character mash-up of Beauty and the Grinch!

Take a Walk Through the Winter Wonder Forest Holiday Light Display
Nightly from Friday, November 19, 2021

Experience the Winter Wonder Forest in a whole new way with a new location and format for 2021. Head out to Longriders RV Park outside Gibbons to take a walk through this breathtaking 7 acre holiday lights display, enjoy a sleigh or train ride, visit Santa’s workshop, shop the vendors market and get lost in the snow maze.

Party in the Street at the All is Bright on 124th Street Winter Festival
Saturday, November 20, 2021
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.

Get happy with Spandy & Mandi
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Join Think You Can Dance star Spandy Andy with his friend Mandi as they dance, hula-hoop, and juggle in a selection of cheerful spandex outfits.

Cheer on the Edmonton Oil Kings on Family Fun SUNdays
Sunday, November 21 & Sunday, November 28, 2021
Get in some hockey action with the Edmonton Oil Kings. Family Fun SUNday offers affordable ticket options and sweetens the deal with a Kids Funzone that includes bouncy castles, balloon artists and video games.

Snap Spectacular Holiday Selfies at Glow Edmonton
Nightly from Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Glow Edmonton invites you back to bask in all the twinkling lights of this premiere indoor holiday lights display. Take a ride on Glen the Glow-comotive, snap a selfie in a LED light swing, enjoy some tasty eats and enjoy a visit with the big guy himself – Santa!

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.

Kids Sunday at Landmark Theatres
Every Sunday in November

Cuddle up in the comfortable reclining chairs at a Landmark Cinema and enjoy a new release. Clifford the Big Red Dog looks like an adorable choice for the whole family!


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