Most of the Halloween themed family events are happening this weekend, see Halloween in Edmonton. Events include
1. Spooky Saturday at Strathcona County Museum
2. Halloween at Fort Edmonton Park.
3. Boo at the Zoo
4. Farm of Fear at Edmonton Corn Maze
5. Halloween Haunt at St. Albert
6. Mini Monster Bash at Stony Plain
2. Albert’s Afraid
Albert’s Afraid follows the story of a young bat who’s absolutely terrified of everything, especially the dark! One night, while his parents are out, his baby sister accidentally flies out the window. Now, Albert must conquer his fear and race in to the night to retrieve his baby sister before his parents get home. With up beat music inspired by 1930’s era cartoons and colourful characters masterfully executed with superb voice acting and precise puppeteering, this is a show young audiences will want to see again and again! Details
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM & 04:00 PM
Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre, 8426 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton
There are many affordable, high-quality inclusive programs, camps and activities throughout the year for all ages and abilities including Toddler time, puppet show, story time and more!Spend time exploring the river valley, trying a new sport, discovering your creative side and experiencing the outdoors. – See the above link for details and register.
Reel Family Cinema at Metro Cinema: Free Admission for children 12 and under! Details
Ghostbusters – Oct 25 | 07:00 PM
MONGREL: The Secret of Kells – Nov 1 | 02:00 PM
6. Free activities at the local library
Edmonton Public library offers plenty of free drop in activities to choose from for all ages including toddler story times. Plan ahead to attend some of the free activities in the following weekends : Details and link for registration.
There are countless public programsaimed at children, so if you’re looking for something to do with your children during weekdays & weekends , the Museum is the perfect destination! From Story Time Club, to Animal Buddies, the Museum has great activities for kids.
October: Spooky Science
Join us each weekend throughout October as we epxlore the scary (BOO!) side of science. All Activities will take place on the ESSO Skywalk between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, October 25 & Sunday, October 26: The Creeps – Meet some of TWOSE’s creepy, crawly critters – including hairy tarantulas and slithering snakes.
Saturday, October 25: Celebration of Innovation, Canadian Spacewalkers Presentation with Bob McDonald
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology – Exhibition on now at the museum. – Details
9. Fall in the Square - Sir Winston Churchill Square – 100 Street & 102 Ave
Come on down to the Square for music with DJ Creeasian, cypher battles, MC battles and live art!
Northlands Park,7410 Borden Park Road NW, Edmonton.
IV. Exhibitions & Other Events
For Halloween events ON this week (Nocturne at AGA, Deadmonton House & Edmonton Ghost Tours) – See Halloween in Edmonton
1. Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival
Indulge at the 2014 Festival as you sample an impressive selection of premium wines, spirits, and import and micro-brewed beer, as well as cuisine from an assortment of Edmonton’s top restaurants and hotels. Details
Friday, October 24, 2014 | 05:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 06:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Shaw Conference Centre, Halls A – C, Edmonton
$19.00 & up.
SkirtsAFire herArts Festival presents Skirtoberfest; only instead of beer and bratwurst, we’re celebrating with chocolate, wine, food and fabulous entertainment! This special event celebrates the success of SkirtsAFire 2014, while taking a peek at what’s lined up for 2015. All proceeds will be going to the 2015 festival.
Saturday October 25, 2014 | 07:30 PM
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts 9225-118 Ave, Edmonton.
Looking to gift award winning wines to family & friends in SK & BC this Christmas? Cypress Hills Winery (Maple Creek, SK) will ship award winning wines (including Double Gold Medal Winner) to SK & BC (only) through Canada Post. See the winery for more details.
BMO World of Creativity: World of Boo | July 27–April 16, 2015
Jill Stanton: Strange Dream | March 5–December 31, 2014
Regions of Distinction | April 25–October 26, 2014
A Moving Image | October 4–January 4, 2015
Amy Malbeuf: kayâs-ago | September 6–November 16, 2014
Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910 | September 6–November 16, 2014
9. Le Marché agricole du quartier francophone/French Quarter Farmers Market
A boutique Farmers Market. Come discover quality local vendors, with gourmet/artisan foods available for you and your family’s pleasure & health! Fun for the entire family. Details
Every Sunday from 12 :00 PM to 4 :00 PM (ongoing throughout the year – Rain or Shine)
La Cité Francophone, 8627 rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury [91 street], Edmonton Alberta T6C3N1