Fun Stuff to do over Spring Break in Edmonton
Ideas for FREE FUN (or almost-free fun) to keep the kids occupied this Spring Break in Edmonton??? YES PLEASE! Keep this Edmonton Playgrounds list handy for daily fun from March 25 to April 2, 2023!
- TRY A NEW PLAYGROUND
Love dinosaurs, rocketships, fire trucks or pirates? Check out our list of Edmonton’s Best Theme Playgrounds!
Heading out with toddlers? Check our list of 10 of the Best Toddler Parks in Edmonton, 10 MORE of the Best Toddler Parks in Edmonton, and EVEN MORE of the Best Toddler Parks in Edmonton!
- STRATHCONA COUNTY SPORTZONE
Visit Millennium Place or Ardrossan Rec Centre for drop-in fun featuring inflatables, giant building blocks, mini-sticks hockey, sports equipment and much more!
Millennium Place – March 24 to April 2 – 10am-4pm. Ardrossan Rec Centre – March 24-March 31 – 10:30am-4pm – More info HERE
- SPRING BREAK WEEK AT MILLWOODS TOWN CENTRE
Drop-in daily between 2pm-4pm for crafts and active play! Each session is $2, but you can register in advance for the entire week of fun for just $8!
March 27 to 31 – 2pm-4pm – more info HERE
- KIDSPLAY AT LONDONDERRY MALL
Londonderry Mall has daily crafts and activities planned through the week of Spring Break. Activities are at different times each day so consult their website to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun!
March 27 to April 2 – times vary – More info HERE
- CITY OF EDMONTON 2-FOR-1 DEAL
Pay drop-in admission rates for the Edmonton Valley Zoo or Muttart Conservatory and receive complimentary admission to the other facility! Both visits must be made on or before March 31, 2023.
Through March 31, 2023 – More info HERE
- SENSORY-FRIENDLY DAYS AT THE VALLEY ZOO
The Edmonton Valley Zoo is launching some sensory-friendly initiatives during Spring Break week! These include having additional interpretive staff on hand, having a sensory room available, lower volume and capacity on the Conservation Carousel and more!
March 25-31 – 10am-4pm – More info HERE
- SPRING BREAK AT EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Dance parties, LEGO builds, creature connections, outer space and so much more! There are fun activities planned for every age group at every branch of the Edmonton Public Library and each branch will host at least one in-person performance during the week!
Heading to the Stanley A Milner Library? Find the schedule for THE WALL here!
Days and times vary – More info HERE
- FREE ADMISSION EVENING AT THE AGA
The last Thursday of each month is FREE admission evening at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Kids always get free admission to the AGA, but on the final Thursday, from 4pm-7pm, free admission is extended to everyone!
Thursday, March 30 – 4pm-7pm – More info HERE
- SPRING INTO SCIENCE AT TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE EDMONTON
Enjoy extra time at the science centre – TWOSE is opening early and closing late all week during spring break! From March 25 to April 2, TWOSE will be open 9am to 6pm each day!
March 25 to April 2 – 9am-6pm – More info HERE
- STORY AND PLAY TIMES AT INDIGO KIDS
Select Indigo Kids Stores are hosting 11am storytimes and 2pm playtimes! Their website notes supplies are limited and to check in with your local store for more details.
March 27 to 31 – 11am Storytime, 2pm Playtime – More info HERE
- IN-STORE PLAY EVENTS AT MASTERMIND TOYS
Check out new-toy demos and enjoy some pretty cool “make-and-take” activities at your local Mastermind store. Check with individual stores for event times.
March 27 to 31 – More info HERE
- SPRING BREAK AT TOYS R US
Check out the unboxing of new products and enjoy some “make-and-take” freebies at Toys R Us daily spring break events!
March 27 to 31 – 11am & 2pm – More info HERE
- TRY AN UPCYCLING PROJECT
Check out Strathcona County’s HodgePodge Lodge, or the City of Edmonton’s Reuse Centre, and gather some materials for an upcycle craft or household project! Items at these locations are free to take and use! (Or, if you’re doing some spring cleaning, donate your goods to these facilities!)
More info HERE
- VISIT SOME EDMONTON MURALS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE
Check out our list of some of the coolest murals in Edmonton that kids will love! Snap some selfies and check out the playgrounds nearby! (We’ve paired each of our suggestions with a great park!
More info HERE
- FREE FUN AT IKEA
Start with FREE breakfast for kids (March 27 to 31, with purchase of an adult meal) between 9:30am and 11am! After breakfast, stick around for FREE face painting (March 27-29, 11am-2pm)! Don’t forget that Smaland has reopened at Edmonton’s IKEA store too, so kids can play while the grownups shop!
Breakfast – March 27-31 – 9:30am-11am / Face Painting – March 27-29 – 11am-2pm – More info HERE