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What To Do This Weekend in Edmonton With Kids | July 3 - 5, 2015


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Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 
What: Ten days filled with amazing buskers – acrobats, contortionists, stuntmen, comics, dancers, clowns and more. It’s an affordable opportunity to inspire the love of performing arts in your children. Check out the Kids Corner with performances, play and activities for the young and young at heart. (11:30am – 6pm) 
Where:  Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

When: Friday, July 3 – Sunday, July 12, 2015. 11:30am – 11pm (except July 12 which ends at 5pm)


Feats Festival of Dance 
What: This dance festival features a variety of performances and classes. Families may enjoy Bach Tots, Once Upon A Season
takes families back through Alberta’s heritage, in a pioneer themed show set on a farm. An array of barnyard animals play through the season. Saturday, July 4, 2015 with 45 min shows at 10:30am and 1:30pm at Sugar Foot Ballroom (10545 -81Ave). $10 per family (cash at the door).
Where: Various locations. 
When: June 27  – July 11, 2015.


Sand on Whyte 
What: Some of Whyte on Ice artists are back carving sand this time for the third annual sand sculpture exhibits. 
Old Strathcona. 81 Ave & 105 St. Admission by donation. 
When: July 3 – 12, 2015. 10am – 10pm.


Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton 
What: Visitors can explore museums and historic sites, participate in heritage activities such as tours of buildings, gardens, natural areas, and neighbourhoods. See the full schedule. There are many free tours to explore.
Where: Locations around metro Edmonton.
When: July 5 - 12, 2015.


Takin' It to the Streets 4
Enjoy a pancake breakfast, three stages with live music, food trucks and fifty vendors.
Whyte Ave from 103-104 Street
When: 11am – 10pm. Sunday, July 5, 2015.


Canadian Track & Field Championship
What: Edmonton hosts the first ever Canadian Junior, Senior and Para Track and Field Championships with 2000 athletes.
Where: Foote Field
When:  July 2 – July 5, 2015.


Medieval Market & Family Field
What: A historical 14th century tournament with knights clad in real plate & mail armour in melee combat, prizes for best costumes, dance performances, face painting and medieval market.
Dr. Wilbur McIntyre (Gazebo) Park, 104 Street and 83 Avenue
Saturday, July 4, 2015. 10am – 4pm


Mainstreet Cruisers Car Show
Hundreds of cars -  muscle cars, street rods, classics, motorcycles, antiques – plus free entertainment. Free for spectators. Car entry fees go to support Little Warriors and E4C School Lunch Programs.
Bonnie Doon Centre, 83 Avenue and 83 Street.
Sunday, July 5, 2015. 10am – 4pm.


2nd Annual Block Party: Mardi Gras Family Style
What: Join the High Street Shops at this Mardi Gras themed event featuring Swing Time Band & swing dance performers, games, face painting, food trucks, crafts and Grand Market vendors.

Where: High Street, 125 St & 102 Ave
Sunday, July 5, 2015. 11am – 5pm.

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