Community Events Calendar

Mon, Jul 22 Jul 22, 9:30 am - Jul 25, 3:30 pm

Girls Action Packed Camp: July 22-25


Location: Kinsmen Park - meet at Kinsmen Shack

Spend your summer unplugged with Edson Youth Interagency, and the return of our Action-Packed camps! These camps are for youth ages 10-14 and will include activities like; gymnastics, field trips, canoeing, team building, tie-dying, sports, cooking, swimming, outdoor pursuits, and more!

Camps run 9:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Thursday. Pick-up and dropoff at Kinsmen Shack (located in Kinsmen Park). $125/week. Space is limited.

This camp will include walking to different locations in town, and using bus transportation to visit other locations. A full itinerary will be provided closer to the camp. These camps are a cellphone-free zone. Additional waivers will be required.
 

Register HERE!

 

9:30am-3:30pm Monday through Thursday
Wed, Jul 24 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Skate Park Luau


Location: Rotary Skate Park, Edson

Youth ages 12-17 are invited to join us for this fun event which includes a free bbq, treats, giveaways, DJ, and lots of fun on the skate park! Bring your helmets, scooters, skateboards or bikes, and enjoy the night with us!

7pm-11pm
Sat, Jul 27 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Renaissance Faire 2024


Location: Yellowhead Agricultural Society Grounds 901 Range Road 180, Yellowhead County, AB T7E 3M2

Tickets are on sale for the 2nd Annual Edson Renaissance Faire July 27th and 28th! Tickets are available for each day or the full weekend and for the Celtic Concert to take place on Saturday evening. The Facebook Event post is here and tickets can be found here.

Sat, Jul 27 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

5th Year Anniversary


Location: 4632 3 Avenue, Edson, AB T7E3M3

Come Celebrate with us for our 5th year Anniversary in serving the community! Free burgers/hot dogs, activities for the children, tour our center, bouncy castles and more.

Saturday 11:00 - 15:00
Sat, Jul 27 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Renaissance Faire Celtic Concert with Celtic Routes


Location: Yellowhead Agricultural Society Grounds 901 Range Road 180, Yellowhead County, AB T7E 3M2

Hear Ye Hear Ye! Thou hast been summoned to partake in the merriment and festivities of the first annual Edson Renaissance Faire! 

Thine ticket for the Saturday eve concert includes admission to the food faire and concert with Celtic musicians Celtic Routes from Lethbridge. 

Doors open at 7:00. Angus & Dolina will play until 7:30 when Celtic Routes will take over.

The event is licensed but open to all ages. Cash Bar. The venue is outdoors under a tent to please dress accordingly and bring bug spray.

To purchase tickets from Eventbrite, please click HERE

Sun, Jul 28 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Edson Renaissance Faire 2024


Location: Yellowhead Agricultural Society Grounds 901 Range Road 180, Yellowhead County, AB T7E 3M2

Tickets are on sale for the 2nd Annual Edson Renaissance Faire July 27th and 28th! Tickets are available for each day or the full weekend and for the Celtic Concert to take place on Saturday evening. The Facebook Event post is here and tickets can be found here.

Tue, Jul 30 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum Baker's Dozen


Location: Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum

The Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum presents Baker's Dozen. This was a very popular summer camp from last year! Baker's Dozen allows kids to learn basic cooking and baking skills, build confidence in the kitchen, and work alongside peers to follow recipes safely and effectively. We will be baking a variety of treats such as apple doughnuts, fruit salad, homemade ice cream sandwiches, and cake pops. We will also make mini pizzas for lunch and mini pretzels. There will be lots of leftovers for them to bring home too!

09:30 - 15:30
Wed, Jul 31 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

YIA Wild Wednesday: River Slides & Mini Golf @ Whitecourt


Location: Meet at Griffith's Park Centre

Join YIA as we hit the road and head to Whitecourt for a round of mini golf, followed by an afternoon at Festival Park. Bring a tube or borrow one of ours to hit the river slides. Please pack a lunch or bring money for the concession. Snacks provided. Bus departs Griffith's Park Centre parking lot at 9:00am, and will return by 4:00pm.
 
County pickup/dropoff available at Fulham School. Please let us know at time of registration if this is your pickup location: nicolet@edson.ca

When: 9:00am-4:00pm on Wednesday, July 31

Where: Pickup/dropoff at Griffith's Park Centre (5414-6th Ave)

Register HERE!

Thu, Aug 01 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Teddy Bear Picnic


Location: RCMP Centennial Park

Come on out on August 1 from 1 pm to 7 pm to RCMP Centennial Park and connect with all the amazing Early Childhood Programs and agencies that Edson and Area has to offer! 

This is a FREE event, and yes everything is FREE! Bounce houses, crafts, activities, BBQ and a petting zoo.

Edson Foodbank donations are also being accepted.

Bring the family to enjoy a day together!!

Wed, Aug 07 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

YIA Wild Wednesday: Pool & Pumptrack @ Niton


Location: Meet at Griffith's Park Centre

Join YIA as we travel to Niton for a swim in their outdoor pool and time on the pumptrack and park space. Don't forget your scooter and helmet! We have limited space to bring a few bikes, please let us know in advance if you would like to bring your bike: nicolet@edson.ca. Please pack a lunch. Snacks provided.

When: 12:00-4:30pm on Wednesday, July 31

Where: Pickup/dropoff at Griffith's Park Centre (5414-6th Ave)

Register HERE!

Thu, Aug 08 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum Mad Scientist


Location: Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum

The Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum presents Mad Scientist. Mad Scientst was a very popular camp from previous summers. We will be doing lots of experiments such as an egg drop, ghost rockets, elephant toothpastes, rainbow bubble blowing, and more. We will be doing crafts such as DIY bouncy balls and slime. We will also play science themed games outside. We will be making science themed cookies that they can eat as a snack in the afternoon.

09:30 - 15:30
Thu, Aug 08 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Jr. Park Explorers


Location: Kinsmen Park

An outdoor camp for ages 4-6, based in Kinsmen Park! Each day has a different theme, but will all include a craft, games, and time for exploring the park space. 1:30-3:00pm each day. This is an unparented program.

Participants should dress for the weather, including sunscreen and a hat. Please pack a nut-free snack and labeled water bottle. This program will run rain or shine, but will move indoors (Kinsmen Shack) if rain is heavy or lightning/thunder are present.

Thursday, August 8: Nature bookmarks. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUGUST 8

1:30-3:00pm
Mon, Aug 12 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum Beach Day


Location: Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum

The Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum presents Beach Day! Beach Day will be our final camp of the summer so we want to end it with a blast! We will be doing lots of beach themed crafts and activities such as making kinetic sand, slime, jellyfish sun catchers, and more. We will be doing lots of outside beach day themed games. We will be making our own homemade popsicles, and beach themed cupcakes that they can eat during the afternoon snack.

09:30 - 15:30
Tue, Aug 13 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tri-Activity Day

Join us for a fun-filled day of gymnastics, swimming, and biking! Ages 8-14.

Please note that the drop-off and pick-up locations are different to accommodate all of the fun activities we have planned!

Drop-off: Edson Tumblers Gymnastics Club (5528-1st Ave)

Pick-up: Edson & District Leisure Centre (1021-49th St)

Participants require a bike with working brakes, helmet, nut-free lunch/snacks, labeled water bottle, swimsuit/towel, and a backpack to carry their belongings while biking. Sunscreen and a bike lock are recommended.

 

Register for August 13 HERE.

9:00am-3:30pm
Wed, Aug 14 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YIA Wild Wednesday: YIA Olympics

Join us for a mix of traditional and non-traditional Olympic challenges! Free for ages 11-17.

Stay tuned for more information!

Thu, Aug 15 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Jr. Park Explorers


Location: Kinsmen Park

An outdoor camp for ages 4-6, based in Kinsmen Park! Each day has a different theme, but will all include a craft, games, and time for exploring the park space. 1:30-3:00pm each day. This is an unparented program.

Participants should dress for the weather, including sunscreen and a hat. Please pack a nut-free snack and labeled water bottle. This program will run rain or shine, but will move indoors (Kinsmen Shack) if rain is heavy or lightning/thunder are present.

Thursday, August 15: Marker water color. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUGUST 15

 

1:30-3:00pm
Wed, Aug 21 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

YIA Wild Wednesday: Trampoline Park & Beaver Boardwalk @ Hinton


Location: Meet at Griffith's Park Centre

Join YIA as we hit the road and head to Hinton for a visit to Airplay Trampoline Park, followed by afternoon activities at the Beaver Boardwalk.
 
Please pack a lunch & dress for the weather. Snacks provided. County pickup/dropoff available in Marlboro. Please let us know at time of registration if this is your pickup location: nicolet@edson.ca

When: 9:00am-4:00pm on Wednesday, August 21

Where: Pickup/dropoff at Griffith's Park Centre (5414-6th Ave)

Register HERE!

Thu, Aug 22 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Jr. Park Explorers


Location: Kinsmen Park

An outdoor camp for ages 4-6, based in Kinsmen Park! Each day has a different theme, but will all include a craft, games, and time for exploring the park space. 1:30-3:00pm each day. This is an unparented program.

Participants should dress for the weather, including sunscreen and a hat. Please pack a nut-free snack and labeled water bottle. This program will run rain or shine, but will move indoors (Kinsmen Shack) if rain is heavy or lightning/thunder are present.

 

Thursday, August 22: Nature boards. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUGUST 22

1:30-3:00pm
Wed, Aug 28 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

YIA Wild Wednesday: Outdoor Movie

Join us for a FREE youth-only outdoor movie, complete with a free concession sponsored by Tourmaline! Starts at dusk (approximately 9pm).

Watch for more information!

Fri, Aug 30 Aug 30, 5:00 pm - Sep 02, 12:00 pm

Alberta Outdoor Adventure Expo


Location: Medicine Lodge Rodeo Grounds

As the attached poster shows (as well as our website at www.aoaexpo.com) we are an event that acts like summer camp for the whole family. Our Expo runs from Aug 30, 31 and Sept 1 and 2 in 2024 at the Medicine Lodge Rodeo Grounds. We want to see as many local vendors and public as possible come and enjoy themselves for shopping, camping, scavenger hunts, fireside chats, friendship building and course offers. Please call me at 825-706-0930 or email at admin@aoaexpo.com for any further information.

August 30, 2024 starting in the late afternoon and closing at Noon on Monday, September 2, 2024
Sat, Oct 19 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Edson Orcas Swim Club Annual Bottle Drive


Location: Town of Edson (drop off location Kinsmen park)

Our swimmers will be heading out around town collecting bottles to help fundraise for our club. We will also have a drop off location at Kinsmen Park (parking lot by the spray park).