{Weekends in Edmonton} What to do June 2 to 4

The weekend is here again and this time it is jam-packed full of fun activities for the whole family! Find a full list of what is happening in Edmonton and area here:

Leduc Black Gold Pro Rodeo

The Leduc Black Gold Pro Rodeo is back again for another exciting year of Rodeo Fun, a family zone and so much more! Find the full line up of activities here.

When: June 2 + 3 + 4
Where: Leduc
Cost: Varies

Toddler Town

Toddler Town is a festival within a festival; it is directed towards children under five and is a part of the International Children’s Festival of the Arts! Find out what all is happening in Toddler Town here.

When: June 2 + 3 + 4
Where: Downtown St. Albert (on the North side of the river)
Cost: $10 Children | Free for Adults

Farmers’ Days Rodeo & Exhibition

Farmers’ Days is back again this year and is as exciting as ever! There will be a rodeo, Midway with carnival games, Kids’ Korral, General Store with more than 50 vendors, Pancake breakfast, The Rotary Parade, Live Entertainment and more! Find all the details here.

When: June 2 + 3 + 4
Where: Heritage Park, Stony Plain
Cost: Varies, many free Activities as well

International Children’s Festival of the Arts

The Children’s Festival is as it sounds, a festival for children! There are various site activities as well as scheduled performances that are sure to please the whole family and you can find all of them here. In addition to all of the wonderful activities, performances and roving artists there will also be access to Food Trucks, Toddler Town and so much more!

When: June 3 (9 am to 5 pm) + June 4 (11 am to 5 pm)
Where: Downtown St Albert
Cost: $20 Butterfly Pass for Children* | Activities free for adults with the exception of featured performances

*Butterfly Pass include a wristband that gives them unlimited access to Toddler Town + all of the main site activities, a ticket to one featured performance, a caricature trading card, one bag of popcorn, and a coupon for a free child’s admission to Fort Edmonton Park*

Sprouts New Play Festival For Kids

Sprouts returns for their 16th Festival with a fresh crop of three new short plays for kids and their families (as part of the Fringe Spotlight program). Local playwrights from diverse backgrounds share their newest works in fun and engaging staged readings; find more information here.

When: June 3 + 4
Where: Edmonton Fringe Theatre
Cost: $7.50 per ticket | Children under 3 are FREE

Kids Club

This month, Micheals Canada stores invite your little ones to participate in an interactive workshop and this weekend features: Plush Craft.

When
: June 3 | 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Various Micheals Locations
Cost: $2

Legacy Park Family Festival & 5K Fun Run

The Legacy Park Family Festival offers crafts, cupcake decorating, face painting, games, dunk tank, balloon animals, inflatables, live entertainment and so much more! {Find the details here}

When: June 3 | 10:30 am to 3 pm
Where: Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: FREE

Old Strathcona Youth Society Carnival

The Old Strathcona Youth Society invites you to enjoy food, games, and fun at this great opportunity to connect with the community.

When: June 3 | 12 pm to 5 pm
Where: 10325 83 Ave
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: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children.

When: June 3 | 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

We <3 Canada

Discover Canada with a special storytime and postcard activity, at all Chapters/Indigo Locations.

When: June 3 | 11 am
Where: Various Locations
Cost: FREE

Reel Family Cinema

Metro Cinema invites you to enjoy a movie with the whole family for a special price; this week features: Puss in Boots.

When: June 3| 2 pm
Where: 8712 109 St
Cost: Adults: Regular Admission Applies | Children 12 and under: FREE

Afro Fest

“The festival will celebrate and enhance Edmonton’s passion for diversity and inclusion in the Edmonton community through the showcasing of cultures, cuisines, and entertainment from the 55 countries in Africa.” Find the details here!

When: June 3 + 4
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: FREE Admission

 

Insectpalooza!

Insectpalooza! is an event all about those little critters that are sometimes hairy, slimy or even creepy, but always interesting and cool! Find all the details here.

When: June 4 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: John Janzen Nature Centre
Cost: Regular Admission Applies

Kurimoto Japanese Garden Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring with the Kurimoto Japanese Graden Spring Festival. Activities include Martial arts demonstrations, art displays and demos, music performances, children’s games and crafts, authentic Japanese Tea Ceremonies, Japanese food sampling, the Kita no Taiko drummers and more.

When: June 4 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Devonian Gardens
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: June 4 | 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Kinsmen Park
Cost: FREE

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!

Kid’s Day at the Movies

If you’re looking to take the Kids out on a Sunday, why not head to Landmark Cinemas. Every Sunday they offer a special Kid’s package that includes popcorn, drink, candy and admission for one low price.

When: June 4
Where: Edmonton City Centre + Spruce Grove
Cost: $12.49

Edmonton Public Library

The Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch but they also have extra special activities happening daily and you can find what is happening near you here.

When: Ongoing
Where: All locations (Edmonton)
Cost: FREE

 

 

 

 

 

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