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Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Edmonton with Kids | October 5 - 8

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Thanksgiving Long Weekend Already

There is so much to be thankful for this weekend, besides having a long weekend. I am thankful for my family and friends, and that includes you. Knowing that the work and love I pour into City and Baby is helping so many families to enjoy Edmonton is so fufilling. Thank you for reading, sharing and commenting.

I hope you are able to spend time with your family this weekend and relish in the joy your kids bring into your life. 

See you out and about,


Equestrian Ballet 

Cavalia is a unique mix of equestrian and performing arts, multimedia and special effects.  
Why: An unbelievable sight. Beautiful horses, live music, acrobatic stunts and dance combined into an awesome experience.  
Edmonton City Centre Airport, White Big Top
When:  Extended to October 21, 212. Saturday and Sunday matinees too.


Lets Go Eskimos 

Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Edmonton Eskimos
What: Fall football fun. 
Why: Friday is Minor Football night so there will be extra kids in the stands. Plus keep an eye out for AMA’s School Safety Patrollers handing out Go Esk flags. 
Where: Commonwealth Stadium. Take transit for free when you show your ticket. 
When:  Friday, October 5, 2012. 7pm


Boo-tiful Fall

Haunted Pumpkin Festival
What: Celebrate pumpkin harvest at the farm. 
Why: Go to see the pumpkin cannon. Make a FREE scarecrow making. Enjoy live music, mimes and mazes. The petting farm is always a favourite too.
Where: Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm 
When: Weekends from Sept 29 - Oct 28, 2012

Tip:  Bring your camera. There are sure to be beautiful moments and fall colours to capture.

Home Grown

Farmers Markets
What: Thanksgiving marks the last weekend for most outdoor markets.
Why:  Stock up on staples and goodies for Thanksgiving.
Where:  St. Albert Farmers Market (Sat), City Market Downtown (Sat), Callingwood Market (Sun)


Corny Fun

Edmonton Corn Maze
What: A beautiful way to spend an afternoon outdoors.
Why: Kids will love their massive jumping pillow and friendly animals. We love that they donate $1 to the Edmonton Food Bank from each admission. 
Where: South Spruce Grove area. Map. Admission: Adults $10. Child (5- 11) $8. Child <5 Free.
When: Friday – Monday this long weekend. Open until Oct 20, 2012.

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