Family Fun Fair (June 1st from 4:30pm – 8:30pm in Leduc) – Have fun as a family and take part in activities such as jumpy houses, a Velcro wall, sumo wrestling, face painting and even more. While you’re there, be sure to check out the 2012 Black Gold Pro Rodeo that is going on from May 31st – June 3rd.
Legacy Park Family Festival (June 2nd from 10:30am – 3pm in Fort Saskatchewan) – If you’re closer to the north side of the city, take part in Fort Saskatchewan’s Legacy Park Family Festival featuring inflatables, a bicycle rodeo, a petting zoo and other activities. Also keep an eye out for the return of the sheep that graze in the Fort throughout the summer!
Farmer’s Day and Rodeo Exhibition (June 1st – 3rd in Stony Plain) – Take part in a three day exhibition featuring a Kids’ Zone, a midway, carnival games and watch the rodeo and arm wrestling competitions.
International Children’s Festival (May 29th – June 2nd in St. Albert) – Enjoy this festival that caters directly to children. Festivities include Main Stage performances such as a Dinosaur Petting Zoo, Site Activities such as papermaking and the teaching of clowning skills, and many more fabulous and fun things to entertain the entire family.
Heart of the City Festival (June 2nd & 3rd in Giovanni Caboto Park in Edmonton) – Visit this family-friendly and community driven festival featuring a variety of artists and musical talents.
Environment Week Kickoff (June 2nd at Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Gazebo Park in Edmonton) - Kick off Environment Week by taking part in activities such as blending your own smoothie by pedalling, doing fun crafts and enjoying entertainment by Tiny Labs.
Transit of Venus (June 5th at 3:30pm at Telus World of Science) – Watch Venus (safely) as it passes directly between the Sun and the Earth…something that won’t be seen again until the year 2125!
If you’re still looking for things to do, check out some of our regular listings:
See a movie with your newborn/infant in a baby-friendly environment with the Stars & Strollers features (held in Edmonton on Wednesdays & Thursdays). Also be sure to check out Cineplex Family Favourites where you can see favourite family movies (this week is Bee Movie) every Saturday morning for $2.50/ticket at select theatres.
Times, locations and details are subject to change. Please ensure that you confirm details with event organizers/websites prior to attending.