May

RiverWatch Ecofloat Raft Adventures
RiverWatch EcoFloat Guided Raft Adventures

Enjoy our city from a whole new perspective by embarking on an EcoFloat raft adventure through the heart of Edmonton. Join fully trained hosts from RiverWatch Alberta for this 8 KM informal and close-up tour of the North Saskatchewan River. Travelling in large, inflatable rafts, participants will have the opportunity
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2021 Festivals, Carnivals, and Fairs
Summer Festivals, Carnivals, and Fairs In and Around Edmonton

Edmonton is the city of festivals. Nearly all summer long you find a festival, carnival, or fair going on to suit your fancy. From music and the arts to rodeos and carnival rides to celebrations of countries and cultures, there’s so much fun (and often learning!) to be had. *Reminder:
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Botanic Garden
Our Enchanted Botanic Garden Experience

Every summer I tell my husband “Hey, we should visit the University of Alberta Botanic Garden” but several summers have passed and we haven’t made the trip out to Devon. After all, it’s just a garden and we’ve got plenty of green space in Edmonton, could it really be worth
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Pembina River Floating
Cool Off This Summer with a Float Down Pembina River

Can you imagine anything more relaxing than floating on a tube down the river with your toes dipping in the cool water? Located just an hour west of Edmonton in Entwistle, Pembina River Tubing is an experience not to be missed this summer. As the relaxing current floats you down
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canoeheads
Hit the Water this Summer with Canoeheads

Spend the day paddling the North Saskatchewan River — even if you don’t have your own canoe! For 25 years, Canoeheads has been making canoeing accessible for families in Edmonton. Their day trip experience — available on Saturdays and Sundays — is a great way for all experience levels to
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virtual catfest
Edmonton International Cat Festival

Celebrate cats, cat culture and cat people, and help raise money to support local cat rescues at the Edmonton International Cat Festival! Join the weekend of virtual fun on May 29 & 30, 2021. Shop a cat-themed virtual vendor marketplace and purr-ticipate in virtual cat yoga. Or you can take
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Dog Days at Botanic Garden
Dog Days at the Garden

It’s Dog Days at the Botanic Garden! For a few special days over the Victoria Day long weekend, you can bring your best four-legged friend to the University of Alberta Botanic Garden! While pets are not normally permitted, for these special days, dogs (on leashes) and their people can enjoy
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Seasonal Farmers Market
Edmonton and Area Farmers Markets (Seasonal)

The season might not be long, but these local Farmers’ Markets help make the most of it…get out there and enjoy! Don’t forget Edmonton also has plenty of great Year-Round Markets, too! Find them all HERE! Edmonton and Area Farmers Markets Seasonal: 124 Grand Market Where: 102 Avenue & 124
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Granary Road Park Adventure
An Excellent Day-Trip: Play & Learn at Granary Road Park

Fun for toddlers and teens alike, Granary Road boasts 36 acres of fun and adventure at their Play & Learn Park. It is a 3.5 hour drive from Edmonton, but totally worth it! There are 11 different interactive exhibits to explore, which gives you plenty to do for a full
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Celebrate Mom! Mother’s Day Events in Edmonton

Pandemic times have meant moms have had to work extra hard this past year. So make this year’s Mother’s Day celebration extra special! And don’t forget to make mom a lovely card to tell her how much you love and appreciate all that she does. We’ve rounded up all the
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