Can you believe that it’s just about December? Where does the time go? With fun Holiday theme activities, Christmas lights, pictures with Santa, and more this is your list of things to do in December around Edmonton with the kids!
Things to do in December around Edmonton with the kids
Take in a $2.99 Christmas movie at Cineplex Family Favourites on Dec 2nd & 9th
Get free photos with Santa at Toyota on the Trail Dec 2nd, 9th, & 16th.
Grab tickets to Disney on Ice Edmonton Nov 30th – Dec 3rd. See these tips for making the experience go off without a hitch!
Finish (or start) your Christmas shopping and shop local Christmas gifts at one of these indoor Christmas Markets and Craft Fairs
If you’re doing an Elf on the Shelf this year, this cool Candy Cane Garden is a fun (and simple) gift from the Elf him/her self.
Get last minute tickets to the Oil Kings Teddy Bear Toss game Dec 2nd.
Stop by the new #CommunityKingsway in Kingsway Mall for a sweet treat! It’s right by Santa so pop on over there for a visit and pictures too!
Drop the kids off at one of these ‘Kids Night Out’ for a much-needed break, to get Christmas shopping done, or to just sit in your car and play Candy Crush!
See the indoor Magical Snowfall at West Edmonton Mall every Friday and Saturday until December 23rd!
Ring in the holiday season at City Hall with delightful performances by school choirs from across Edmonton Dec 4th-8th, 10am-2pm.
Shop the Massive Toy Blowout Warehouse sale Dec 7th-10th
Join the annual tradition of the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton and the Winspear Centre at the Christmas Carol Sing-Along Dec 8th 12pm-1pm.
Shop the Paris Jewellers “Kids Only” Christmas Pop Up Shop on December 9th, 10am-4pm. Kids will shop with “Bling Bucks” and for those on their shopping list and can choose from over 50 different items that will be priced at either $20, $40 or $60.
Plan one, two, or even a few dates to go on Hay Rides around Edmonton + area
Build a Gingerbread House at the Home Depot Kids Workshop Dec 9th
Make a Christmas T-Shirt at Michaels Dec 9th 1pm-3pm (you buy the shirt they supply everything else!)
Sing-along to classic Christmas tunes, make crafts to take home, plant your very own Christmas cactus and roast some bannock over the fire. You’ll also have the chance to see how traditional toys are made and take in our Feature Pyramid, “A Blue Christmas” at the Muttart on Dec 10th!
Gather ingredients to make Reindeer Food for Christmas Eve
Get your tickets for the $5 ETS Christmas Lights Tour! This year ticket orders will only be available for purchase through Tix on the Square by calling (780) 420-1757 or in person at 9930 102 Ave NW starting December 1st!
Pull out some Christmas Cards (or make your own) and mail them to Canadian Armed Forces members that are overseas!
December 9th & 16th join The Marketplace at Callingwood 12-3pm for Christmas activities, hayrides, hot chocolate and more! Santa will be there too so stop by for a visit!
Join City West for their annual Christmas Party. Cookie Decorating, Pictures with Santa, Crafts, Snacks, Face Painting, Movies and More! It’s all free and it’s happening Dec 14th 5pm-8pm.
Grab the toboggans and check out one of these 11 family-friendly toboggan hills
Try out this fun & easy Candy Cane name activity from Live it All In (plus browse her website for many other fun activities!)
Grab your skates and take advantage of these free skate times at various City of Edmonton rinks
Check out the new Kepler Academy Childcare Centre at their open house on Saturday, Dec 16th.
Enjoy a free brunch with crafts, games, prizes and a visit with Santa on Dec 16th. RSVP required with the number of people attending to email@example.com
Discover a whole day of Christmas magic, filled with Gingerbread Houses, Christmas movies, a winter wonderland and so much more Dec 16th at Yule Ave
Get into the holiday spirit at the FREE Skate with Santa event Dec 17th 1:45-3:15 pm at Kinex Arena. There will be hot chocolate and Timbits you can enjoy with the family.
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