It’s the second week of summer but I feel like it’s our first week because last week the kids were at summer camp! Edmonton has so much going on, and here are a few suggestions! 


Grab a free Slurpee from 7-Eleven – July 11th
July 11th is 7-Eleven day and to celebrate you’re invited to go to your local 7-Eleven between 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and enjoy a FREE 12 oz Slurpee (while supplies last).

Free Guided Nature Tours at the Larch Sanctuary – July 11th Celebrate 150 Acres of Canada’s Natural Heritage and join guided nature walks in the sanctuary to introduce environmental stewardship, inspire a deeper appreciation of our natural heritage, and understanding of how nature has shaped our communities and country. Guided walks will be held at 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. Register for a guided nature walks on Eventbrite today!

Check out the new Jubilee Park Spray Park in Spruce Grove!

Kids activities at Callingwood Farmers Market – July 12th
From 12-5 check out the bunny exhibit where kids can learn about the bunnies, pet and feed them! There will also be a bouncy castle, face painter and sparkle tattoos! Join the fun Zumba dance party at 1 pm.

Go on a Scavenger Hunt – July 12th
Join Amity House for their family park nights! Go on a fun scavenger hunt, play at the park and enjoy snacks from 6:00pm-8:00 pm

Grab some basic ingredients and make Exploding Baggies

Learn about Butterflies – July 12th
Explore and learn about nature with the family at Family Nature Nights, this week’s theme is Butterflies at Jackie Parker Park. Limited spots are available. Registration is from 6:00pm-6:25pm and activities go until 8:30pm

Thursday Nights on the Edge – July 13th
Play tug-o-War, bubbles, giant sports, giant games in Central McDougall and Queen Mary Park.

Visit one (or all) of the 10 best toddler parks around Edmonton

Get entertained at Street Performers – All week
The Edmonton International Street Performers brings you many family-friendly performances on Churchill Square. Visit Kids’ World daily from 11:30am-6:00 pm for performances, play and activities for the young and young at heart.
Tip, download the new StreetFest App to see when performances are taking place and when 

Do you know of other kid-friendly events happening this week or other weeks during the summer? Send me an email at so I can add it to the list. 


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