Heritage Day Long Weekend Activities and Events in Edmonton - Friday, August 1 - Monday, August 4, 2014
A list of What’s On in Edmonton during the Long weekend of August 1 – 4, 2014 including free fun family activities , weekend events & activities for kids, live music, performing arts & theatre and sports events.
“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of things they ignore at home. ” ― Dagobert D. Runes.
The unique theatrical production is first and foremost a grandiose three dimensional show where spectators are taken to a live Hollywood-style movie set while the touching interactions between human and horse are at the heart of the action.
July 9 – August 10, 2014
Under the White Big Top at Yellowhead Trail and Fort Road, 12403 Mount Lawn Road , T5B 1K5 Edmonton
$40 – $140
2. Servus Heritage Festival 2014
Servus Heritage Festival 2014 marks the 39th annual edition of this premier three-day showcase of Canada’s vibrant multicultural heritage. We will feature 60 pavilions representing over eighty-five cultures from all over the world. Sample culinary delicacies, see creative performances, shop for crafts, artwork, and clothing, or chat with people eager to tell you a little about their cultural roots and their present-day communities in Canada. Details
Sprinkle a bit of magic and whimsy into this corn maze adventure to the farm! Fairies, pirates, fairy-strawberries, shortcake, folk music, the Mindbender and Kidz Corn Mazes open this weekend! The “Fairy Berries” are the most exquisite of the strawberry season – small, dainty and delicious! – Details
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.
8. 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.
Each day this summer we will explore a different science topic and you can guarantee a little fun will be added. From biology to sports to physics to toys each day we will dive into a fun, interactive topic! Be sure to check the schedule of activities in the lobby each day to see what will be explored! – Each Saturday & Sunday
Laser shows return to the planetarium dome for two months this summer, as part of our 30th anniversary celebrations! Details
That 80’s Laser Show will play at 7:00 p.m. and Laser Floyd: The Wall will play at 8:15 PM
Tickets for each laser show are $9.95 (+GST) per person and members receive a 50% discount. Both laser shows are open to all ages.
11. Summer 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!
The exhibit uncovers the history and modern significance of the black leather jacket.Worn to Be Wild is the result of a partnership between EMP Museum in Seattle, WA and the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI.
June 14, 2014 – September 7, 2014
High Adventure: Byron Harmon on the Columbia Icefield, 1924 | March 29–August 17, 2014
Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson: Jasper / Robson, 1924 | March 29–August 17, 2014
Jill Stanton: Strange Dream | March 5–December 31, 2014
90 x 90: Celebrating Art in Alberta Part 1 | May 17–September 14, 2014
Regions of Distinction | April 25–October 26, 2014
Date Night admission rates in effect from 6 pm – Admission gates open until 8:30 pm -Garden stays open until dusk
Bring your sweetheart or come with your friends! Stroll the Garden till dusk – it’s beautiful in the twilight! Add a different amusement every week. Share a bite to eat at the licensed patio cafe or bring a picnic, and you have all the elements of a great night out.
4. 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
Night Market Edmonton will offer food trucks, bath and beauty products, handbags, scarves, goods from around the globe and local entertainment.
Every Friday from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM until August 29, 2014
Beaverhill House Park on Jasper Avenue and 104 Street.
9. Horse & Wagon Murals Tours
Register for : Venture into history together in a bumpy ride down Murals Memory Lane as you hear the click-clacking of the horses, smell the fresh air and live the stories of our forefathers – who like to put in a personal appearance – so be on your best behaviour! – Details
Aug 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM; 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Aug 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM; 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Multicultural Heritage Centre, Stony Plain
$ 8.00/person. Family rate: $35/family (immediate family, up to 6 people)
For more information and to register, please call the Multicultural Heritage Centre at 780-963-2777 at least one week in advance of your tour. Or email [email protected]