{Weekends in Edmonton} What to do July 15 + 16

It’s that time of the week and this weekend is jammed packed full of fun and exciting events. If you are looking for something to do indoors or out (or both), this weekend has it all!

Rocky Mountain Nationals

The Rocky Mountain Nationals are back again this year and jam-packed full of exciting, heart pounding, fun!

When: July 14 to 16
Where: Castrol Raceway
Cost: Varies

Twins & Triplets Plus Festival and Parade

In addition to the Twin & Triplets Plus Parade, there will be an outdoor celebration with world-class performers, various foods, music, glitter tattoos, crafts, photo booth, hair braiding, storytelling, dance workshops and more!!

When: July 15
Where: Whyte Ave
Cost: FREE

Dancing in the Park

Toy Guns Dance Theatre has teamed up with Let’s Swing Dance to create Dancing in the Park 2017! This an interactive dance spectacular with live music, incredible dance performances, a swing dance lesson and dance party.

When: July 15 | 12 pm to 3 pm
Where: Alberta Legislature Building
Cost: FREE

Experience Jasper Ave

The City of Edmonton invites you to experience Jasper Ave like you never have before! There will be live entertainment, activities for the whole family and a glimpse into the future of Jasper Ave.

When: July 15 | 1 pm to 7 pm
Where: Jasper Avenue
Cost: FREE

Parks Day Celebration

Celebrate Canada’s anniversary by learning new ways to explore and create memories at Elk Island National Park. Exploring by canoe, camping under star-filled skies and outdoor living are all traditions that have been part of Canada’s 150-year legacy. Come embrace these timeless traditions by learning how to navigate a canoe or gain outdoor adventure skills at a “Learn to Camp” workshop.

When: July 15
Where: Elk Island National Park
Cost: FREE

Cineplex Family Favorites

Did you know that every Saturday there is a “Family Favorites” movie showing at various Cineplex Theatres; this week features The Wild Life.

When: July 15 |11 am
Where: Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas | Cineplex Cinemas Sherwood Park | Cineplex Odeon Windermere Cinemas and VIP
Cost: $2.99

Spray Parks

If the weather holds out all of the Spray Parks and Outdoor pools in Edmonton and surrounding areas will be opening this weekend!

Pop-up Cat Cafe

The Edmonton Humane Society invites you to spend this weekend at their Pop-up Cat Cafe; refreshing beverages will be available by donation and all cats and kittens are available for adoption (at a reduced rate).

When: July 15
Where: 13620 – 163 Street NW
Cost: Free Admission

Crafts at Micheals Canada

For the month of July, your children can attend a craft making workshop at Micheals Canada – each week features a different craft. Find the details here.

When: July 15
Where: Various Locations
Cost: $2

All Aboard Weekend

” All Aboard Weekend explores the history of transportation and how it developed over hundreds of years.”

When: July 15 + 16
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

Annual K-Days Pancake Breakfast

The Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association invites everyone to their annual K-Days Pancake Breakfast! The breakfast features pancakes, sausages, and scrambled eggs, with trimmings.

When: July 16 | 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Where: 9430 Scona Road NW Edmonton
Cost: FREE

Arctic Sea Ice Day

“Did you know that the Edmonton Valley Zoo is an ambassador for Polar Bears International? Together, we are fighting against climate change, helping to keep our arctic friends from losing their homes! Arctic crafts, science experiments, and other activities are sure to keep you busy. Learn how you, too, can be an ambassador for saving our Arctic Sea Ice!”

When: July 16 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

John Walter Museum

Take a step back in time and see how John Walter (and the Strathcona community of Walterdale) lived from 1875 to 1920!

When: July 16 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Kinsmen Park
Cost: FREE

Green Shack Programs

From now through August you can join in games, sports, crafts, music, drama, and special events. You’ll find a list of upcoming activities and special events posted on the side of the Green Shack each week. Find the details here.

When: July 7 through August
Where: Various locations
Cost: FREE

 

 

 

 

 

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