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Edmonton
As operators of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival, the Players endeavor to create professional, contemporary, innovative productions of the works of William Shakespeare that are accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, ability, education, or i...
Valley Zoo
(0 KM)
Edmonton
Come to the Valley Zoo for a roaring good time and to visit the more than 100 exotic, endangered and native species.Come and learn about the Valley Zoo's involvement in the Species Survival Plan and its work to return endangered species to the wild.
Edmonton
The Edmonton Queen Riverboat is the perfect setting for all your events, whether that be a romantic dinner for two, a family-friendly cruise, or a class field trip. Sailing four days a week through the heart of Edmonton, we have a cruise for everyone...
Edmonton
The Museum has re-opened after being closed due to building renovations. Two galleries with all new displays are open for your viewing. The museum highlights the 100 plus years of military service in the Edmonton area.
Edmonton
Located in Edmonton, the Royal Alberta Museum is one of Canadas most popular museums. Set in a park just west of downtown, the Museum offers a full range of exhibitions and activities for every age level and interest.
Edmonton
Edmonton Folk Music Festival, staged in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in beautiful downtown Gallagher Park, happens each year in the second weekend in August.
Edmonton
Offers a historical insight into the periods 1885, 1905 and 1920 with costumed character guides, steam train, pioneer games area and activities plus traditional Midway.
The Toy Hutch
(8 KM)
Edmonton
Offers 2 multi level adventure climbing structures, one for larger and one for smaller kids, plus 24ft inflatable slide, bounce house and more.
Galaxyland
(8 KM)
Edmonton
More than 29 frankly spectacular rides and thrilling play areas for all ages, including the famous triple loop Mindbender roller coaster!
Northwest Edmonton
This tropical paradise boasts both the world's largest indoor wave pool and tallest indoor bungee tower, as well as more than 17 unique waterslides and play features.
Eds Rec Room
(8 KM)
Northwest Edmonton
This family fun zone boasts a variety of leisure activities like tenpin bowling, billiards, and over 40 arcade-style games. It's pay and play, so take your pocket money!
Northwest Edmonton
An underground aquarium that is home to more than 100 species of fish, sharks, sea turtles, penguins and more. Plus Sea Lions' Rock, home to four California sea lions that perform daily.
Ice Palace
(8 KM)
Northwest Edmonton
From recreational skating to figure skating to hockey and special non-ice events, this is classic healthy family fun in a national standard environment.
Putt n Glow
(8 KM)
Northwest Edmonton
Test your putting skills on this challenging glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course. A fantastic, family oriented, all weather attraction and great bang for your buck.
Northwest Edmonton
18 hole mini golf: a classic family favourite suitable for all ages with a colourful, cartoon twist! A great indoor activity with plenty more close by.
Northwest Edmonton
Command your own bumper boat on the world's largest indoor lake and have a water gun fight as you bump and splash around!
Ropes Quest
(8 KM)
Northwest Edmonton
Take yourself to new heights on a challenging three-level high-ropes course: not in a cold, wet forest but inside the gorgeous West Edmonton Mall!
Edmonton
The Alberta Railway Museum, located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has an impressive outdoor display of vintage railway equipment and buildings.
Spruce Grove
Visit Edmonton’s original corn maze where our huge, mind-bending corn maze will keep you guessing! Each year we unveil a new and exciting maze design and look forward to getting thousands of visitors lost.
Devon
With 190 acres to explore, the University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden has something to appeal to plant enthusiasts, nature-lovers, families and anyone seeking to spend a few idyllic hours in beautiful natural surroundings.
Fort Saskatchewan
Located less than an hour away from Edmonton, Elk Island National Park of Canada protects the wilderness of the aspen parkland, one of the most endangered habitats in Canada.
Jurassic Forest
(39 KM)
Gibbons
An exciting journey of family exploration into the age of the dinosaurs! Offering discovery trails, Junior Palaeontologist Playground, Dinosaur Dig, T Rex slide and activity area.
Wetaskiwin
Visitors will see a wide variety of vintage automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, stationary engines, tractors, agricultural implements, aircraft and industrial equipment.
Wetaskiwin
The Reynolds-Alberta Museum interprets the impact of technological change in transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry from the 1890s to the present. Visitors will see a wide variety of vintage automobiles, motorcycles,tractors, agricultural...
The Battlefords
(119 KM)
North Battleford
Snowboard, golf, wall climb, swim, fish and more. Exert your energy into any of these exciting recreational activities. You are sure to have a good time while keeping in shape!
Lacombe
The Lacombe Corn Maze is now one of Alberta's premier attractions and has truly begun to define what a family farm is and can be. The Kraay Family Farm features not only the 15-acre Lacombe Corn Maze but also over 20 activities and services on the fa...
Red Deer
Off road, trail and mountain biking plus hiking, jogging, bird watching, picnics and peaceful walks can all be enjoyed here. Free-riding, stunts, and jumps are permitted in designated areas only.
Red Deer
Pleasing 118 hectare park and bird sanctuary; plus at Fort Normandeau history is brought to life with authentic, entertaining, exhibits, artefacts and informative live programs.
Sylvan Cruises
(143 KM)
Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Cruises offers you the unique opportunity to cruise Sylvan Lake from the comfort of one of our fully staffed, completely comfortable vessels.
Wild Rapids
(143 KM)
Sylvan Lake
Only 90 minutes from Edmonton or Calgary, WILD RAPIDS WATERSLIDE PARK, in Sylvan Lake, is the perfect place for a day of fun in the sun! Take a dive on the Kami Kazi & Hari Kari speed slides. Challenge the white water fury of the Hell's Gate & Rio Gr...
Red Deer
Decidedly an educational trip, but a fascinating one imparted with enthusiasm. A center for the preservation, interpretation, and study of material relating to life and culture of Norwegian-Canadians.
Red Deer
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is an interactive, hands-on celebration of Alberta's sporting history. The over 7,000 square feet of exhibit space includes a multisport interactive virtual system with hockey, baseball, soccer, basketball a...
Rocky Mountain House
Nine Aboriginal Cultures, Five Forts, Two Companies…One Great Site! Rocky Mountain House…the forts are gone but the name remains. This is a story of trade, exploration and competition, but above all it is a story of people!
Red Deer
A family sourced antiques collection which spans 25 buildings and over a century! The largest, most authentic personal collection you'll ever see, plus hay rides in summer and sleigh rides in winter.
Lloydminster
The Zoo is open from May 1 - September 30. We welcome individuals and groups to see the zoo. Group rates available upon request.
Drumheller
Explore, create, and discover at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Excavate in a realistic quarry, make your own fossil replica, or take a guided hike through the badlands.
Frenchman Butte
Each summer more than 2,000 visitors tour the Frenchman Butte Museum site, snuggled into the center of this picturesque hamlet which lies in the valley of the North Saskatchewan River less than an hour's drive northeast of Lloydminster.
Drumheller
The Dinosaur Capital of the World! A few hours on good all-weather highways will take you into another world - the world of startling contrasts between the deep past and the exciting present. Rolling fields suddenly give way to steep, dry coulees ri...
Cremona
For more than 35 years we offer Whitewater rafting and canoeing on Upper Red Deer River to clients from Alberta, Canada and World. Combination trips with rafting, trail riding, canoeing, kayaking and hiking up to 14 days.
Irricana
Welcome to a trip back in time - a time we often think of as simpler and easier. As you tour Pioneer Acres, it won't take long for you to figure out that the pioneers of Southern Alberta actually had their hands full and maybe life wasn't quite as ea...
Hinton
Need a place where your pre-schoolers can burn off some steam? Visiting Hinton, or just travelling through? Feel free to stop by our indoor playground, and let the whole family stretch their legs!
Wolfland Tours
(274 KM)
Hinton
Wolfland Tours is specialized in individual or small groups custom guided tours on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the beautiful foothills on the border of Jasper National Park.
Calgary
Aircraft, aeronautical engines and artifacts trace the history of the aviation industry from one of Calgary’s first airplanes, the “Silver Dart,” to today’s jets.Planes and exhibits cover eras, from the first pioneers to both World Wars and t...
Calgary
A full-service coffee shop with separate areas for parents and children.
TELUS Spark
(278 KM)
Calgary
TELUS Spark, is Canada's first purpose-built new Science Centre in over 25 years and is a place of inquiry that looks at issues, ideas and concepts related to science, technology and creativity.
Calgary
Calgary Zoo is Canada's 2nd largest zoo offering over 1000 rare animals and a variety of birds, reptiles and amphibians in natural habitat enclosures.The Prehistoric Park displays 19 life size dinosaurs in habitats representing life 230 million to 64...
Fort Calgary
(280 KM)
Calgary
Fort Calgary is located just east of downtown Calgary on a 40-acre site. Open year-round, the Fort offers Calgarians and their guests fun, interactive exhibits, tours and school programs.
Glenbow Museum
(280 KM)
Calgary
From national travelling exhibitions to Glenbow-curated programs, to events that will enhance your appreciation and understanding of it all, Glenbow has much to offer this season.
Sunshine Village
(282 KM)
Calgary
For 80 years Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort has been serving up what is usually only found in skiers' and snowboarders' dreams: endless mountain terrain in the heart of an unspoiled wilderness.
Sunshine Village
(282 KM)
Calgary
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3, offering 20% green runs, plus terrain training park.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Edmonton with kids

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Elk Island National Park

(26 Km)National Parks / Natural World in Fort Saskatchewan

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Edmonton Corn Maze

(22 Km)National Parks / Natural World in Spruce Grove

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Valley Zoo

(0 Km)Zoos in Edmonton

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Devonian Botanic Garden

(23 Km)National Parks / Natural World in Devon

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The Alberta Railway Museum

(19 Km)Transport Attractions in Edmonton

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Fort Edmonton Park

(7 Km)Historical Attractions in Edmonton

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Royal Alberta Museum

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The Toy Hutch

(8 Km)Indoor Play in Edmonton

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Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum

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Edmonton Queen Riverboat

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Fun places to visit in Edmonton with kids

Alberta is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Alberta's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Alberta with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Alberta - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in AB