Hello September, welcome back! It might be back to school but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. There are many free activities to do around Edmonton with kids – and even better many are free! Here’s is a great list to help you get started.
FREE Activities To Do Around Edmonton With Kids In September
Fall Green Shack Program – All Month Long
Get active and join in on games, sport, crafts, music, drama and special events! A complete list of activities and special events are posted on the side of Green Shacks each week.
Thursdays to be Discovered – Thursdays
Every Thursday enjoy free activities at The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre. Registration required.
Indigo Kids Events – Saturdays
Enjoy free fun events which include Peppa Pig, Harry Potter, Beyblades, and more. Registration require.
Bethel Church Movie Night in the Park – September 6th
Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to watch a movie under the stars with an outdoor screening of Up!
Geoffrey’s Birthday Bash at Toys”R”Us – September 7th
Join the celebration – balloons, treats and a Peppa Pig or PJ Mask party hat DIY activity! Make sure to check out the NEW Bunch O Balloons Party Pump in action!
Lewis Estates Community Movie Night – September 7th
Movie in the Park & BBQ is Sept 7 @ 6 pm. The movie starts at sundown and fireworks will follow the movie at approx 10:30.
NOW! End of Summer Carnival! – September 7th
Come on down to this fun and child-friendly event to celebrate the end of Summer and kick off to the school year! We’ll have bouncy castles, treats, a food truck, popsicles (of course), station tours and more! We’ll see you there!
Dream Day – September 7th
Join us Saturday, September 7, from Noon To 4:00 pm in Maple Crest for Dream Development’s DREAM DAY celebrations. This fun family event offers many exciting activities including free barbeque, balloon twister, giveaways, and more!
Cardio for a Cause – September 7th
Join the Marketplace at Callingwood to help support Edmonton’s Food Bank with Cardio for a Cause Edmonton on September 7, 11am-1pm. All ages (including children) and fitness levels welcome. Come enjoy some lively music, body positivity, and a great workout, all in support of Edmonton’s Food Bank.
Manning Village Party in the Park – September 8th
Join us September 8th from Noon to 4 pm at the Manning Village park for a Party in the Park event! Petting Zoo, Bouncy Castles, Face Painter, Balloon Artist, Mini Donuts, Popcorn, Dog Treats AND Dog Demos & Agility Show.
4th Annual Show & Shine – September 8th
Come on out to see some really cool cars and trucks, enter the largest Zucchini contest, enter the Strathcona photography concert and more.
Kaleido Family Arts Festival – September 13th-15th
Kaleido Family Arts Festival is held on historic Alberta Avenue (118 Ave between 90-95 Street). For two and a half days every September, Alberta Avenue comes alive as an environment of creative exploration and performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks, old spaces and new spaces.
Woodhaven Grand Opening – Fall Festival – September 14th
West Edmonton’s Newest Ravine Community, Surrounded on three sides by Multi-use trails along Wedgewood Creek, with no home is more than 100m from Nature! Join us for the Grand Opening of 5 stunning state-of-the-art new Showhomes from Dolce Vita Homes, Blackstone Homes, Rohit Communities, and Park Royal Homes! There will be a Radio Remote from SONiC, Carnival Games, Pony Rides, Family Photo Sessions, and two Food Trucks serving up sweet treats!
Build a Scarecrow Planter – September 14th
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own scarecrow planter.
Beulah Alliance Show N Shine – September 14th
Come out with friends and family to check out the wheels at this FREE event!
CornFest – September 14th
There will be FREE corn-on-the-cob, as well as music, games and activities for kids. The City of Edmonton will be on hand for your feedback on child-friendly art in Churchill Square. The community garden will also be open for folks to explore.
Celebrate Community League Day – September 21st
On Saturday, September 21, 2019, our city will be bustling with events to celebrate Edmonton’s 160 beautifully diverse Community Leagues. From block parties to BBQs, concerts and other family-friendly events, be sure to check out our event map to see what fun activities are happening in your very own neighbourhood!
Free Admission To The Alberta Aviation Museum- September 26th
On the last Thursday of the month, you can explore the Aviation for free from 5pm-8pm.
Castle Downs Fire Hall Re-Opening – September 28th
Celebrate the reopening of the Castledowns Fire Hall 11am-1pm. Located at 15505 Castle Downs Road.
Alberta Culture Days – September 27th-29th
Experience Alberta’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit.
Edmonton Free Admission Day – September 29th
Enjoy free fun at participating City of Edmonton recreation centres, attractions and cultural facilities from 10am-6pm*.