Fun Stuff to do in Edmonton This Weekend

Fun Stuff to do in Edmonton This Weekend

Each week, Edmonton Playgrounds shares a list of Fun Stuff to do in Edmonton this weekend!
This weekend celebrate Christmas in July with the North Glenora Community League – and stay to play at their awesome classic wooden Playground! Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

Looking for Fun Stuff To Do In Edmonton This Weekend? Edmonton Playgrounds has you covered! Check our list of the best weekend activities for families in Edmonton for the Weekend of July 19-21, 2024!

  • TRY A NEW PLAYGROUND

Our favourite playground list of the summer is here – it’s the Summer 2024 Must-Visit Edmonton & area Playgrounds! It’s a great companion to our list of All-Time Best Edmonton Playgrounds !

Stay cool this weekend with our list of Edmonton & area Spray Parks – or, try one of Edmonton’s Best Hidden Gem Spray Parks!

AND don’t forget to use our MAP to find ALL the Edmonton Playgrounds and Edmonton Spray Parks!

  • TASTE OF EDMONTON

Taste of Edmonton is celebrating 40 years of delicious food and great fun! Check out the food, entertainment, fun (and of course the fountains!) at this year’s festival in Sir Winston Churchill Square.

July 18 to 28 – More info HERE

  • K-DAYS

Midway, music, markets, food, and fun – there’s a reason they call this the best 10 days of summer! Check out K-Days at the Edmonton EXPO Centre and Exhibition Grounds!

July 19 to 28 – More info HERE

  • EDMONTON RIVERHAWKS

It’s the second last baseball weekend of the Riverhawk’s regular season! This weekend’s themes include: Baseball & Bollywood (Friday), Superheroes Night (Saturday) and Baseballs and Body Slams (Sunday).

Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20 – 7:05pm – Sunday, July 21 – 1:05pm – More info HERE

  • TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE – EDMONTON

Have a dino fan in the fam? The TELUS World of Science – Edmonton is the place you need to be this summer! Check out “Dinosaurs: The Exhibition” and the new IMAX film, T-REX, on Alberta’s largest theatre screen!

Plan to come back after hours too, for one of the Summer Laser Show in the Zeidler Dome!

Open Daily – 9am-5pm (+ evening laser shows) – More info HERE

  • CHRISTMAS IN JULY

It might be 30+ degrees this weekend, but the North Glenora Community League is celebrating Christmas in July! Snap a photo with Santa, enjoy the holiday decorations and shop from local vendors. Bonus – visit the amazing North Glenora Playground!

Saturday, July 20 – 10am-4pm – More info HERE

  • SHERWOOD PARK HIGHLAND GATHERING

Head to Sherwood Park this weekend for the annual Highland Gathering featuring bagpipes & drums, Highland dance, traditional heavy events, food, a marketplace and more!

Saturday, July 20 & Sunday, JUly 21 – 9am-4pm – More info HERE

  • FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE

Firefighters at Station 19, the Callingwood station, are opening their doors on Saturday for a Fire Station Open House. Meet the firefighters and check out the trucks and fire hall!

Saturday, July 20 – 12pm-4pm – More info HERE

  • TREE PLANTING EVENT

Tree Canada is hosting a Tree Planting event in the Cameron Heights neighbourhood on Saturday. Volunteer to join the fun and enjoy music, snacks and a chance to win prizes. This event is FREE, but you must register in advance. Cameron Heights also has a spectacular playground & spray park!

Saturday, July 20 – 3pm-6pm – More info HERE

  • REEL FAMILY CINEMA

Most Saturdays, Metro Cinema offers a family-friendly movie on the big screen with FREE admission for kids 12 and under! This weekend’s movie is the Roald Dahl classic “Matilda”.

Saturday, July 20 – 1pm – More info HERE

  • CRAFTING AT MICHAELS

Most weekends, Michaels stores offer drop-in crafting opportunities in-store! This weekend’s event is a Sunday Make Break and crafters can make a sunrise wooden painting. Simply buy the base and the rest of the supplies are provided.

Sunday, July 21 – 2pm-4pm – More info HERE

  • MAKE YOUR OWN McLAREN

Visit one of the LEGO Stores in Edmonton on Sunday for a cool Make-and-Take activity – Build your own McLaren Formula 1 car! This activity is FREE while supplies last.

Sunday, July 21 – 12pm to 2pm – WEM More info HERESouthgate Centre More info HERE

  • KIDS IN THE MALL

Summer fun is back at West Edmonton Mall! Thursdays through Sundays check out activities that include face painting, balloon twisters, caricature artists and $2 shows on the Santa Maria ship!

Thursdays through Sundays – Times vary – More info HERE

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