It’s the weekend!!!! And we all know what that means…. Everyone is trying to figure out what to do  – for FREE! I love when my weekend can be packed full of free stuff to do with my kids, by myself or with my spouse.

 

FRIDAY:

 

THE WAYGAMING SPORTS TOURNAMENT – Sherwood Park Alliance Church 7pm – 11:59pm

“TheWayGaming is proud to present its first ever Sports gaming tournament! Come out and play some of the best sports games out there in a tournament format including, NHL, NBA 2K, FIFA, MADDEN, and hopefully more! We will have AWESOME PRIZES, FREE FOOD, and a super fun atmosphere. If you are going to come to the event, please register yourself by clicking on the “GOING” button on this Facebook event page. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TOO. ANYBODY CAN COME OF ANY SKILL LEVEL.

GEAR AND EQUIPMENT:
-TV’s and PS4’s will be provided. There will be controllers provided as well but you may bring your own if you would like.

Entry Fee: NO ENTRY FEE
– Food and Drinks will also be provided for no charge! (most likely pizza and pop)

Prizes:
TBA”

 

 

Because we all need something free to go to on Saturday… See these AWESOME FREE events below to attend:

 

SATURDAY:

 

GREEN CHRISTMAS – Martin Deerline 9am – 3:30pm

“Join Martin Deerline for a FREE family event full of Christmas fun! Come out to Green Christmas to have your picture taken with Santa on a John Deere tractor, build Christmas crafts, enjoy Christmas treats and save some money on John Deere gifts! Pictures with Santa by donation to either Santa’s Anonymous or the local Food Bank.”

 

HANGIN’ WITH DAD – Mill Woods Senior Activity Centre 9:30am – 1:30pm

“A FREE half-day of fun and creativity for kids (age 3 to 8) and their dads, granddads, or other significant male role models.

This event coincides with the Nation Child Day weekend (nationalchildday.ca) and will indeed also celebrate chrildren’s right to belong. We encourage all men that play significant roles in the lives of children to bring the little ones they love out for some active play and quality fun time.

Hang with super heroes from C3: Caring Character Cosplay (www.facebook.com/c3caringcharactercosplay), build a box fort or a tower out of straws, make a book with the wonderful people from the Centre for Family Literacy (www.facebook.com/CentreforFamilyLiteracy) or just make a mess! Share pizza, pretzels and a brew (rootbeer of course!) with your special guy!

No Moms Allowed! (Psst! Book a spa day, Mom)

Saturday, November 19th
9:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M
Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre (GYM) 2610 Hewes Way NW
(2nd Floor of Mill Woods Public Library)

This event is FREE and does not require registration.
Simply drop-in.”

 

SANTA ARIVES WITH A GRAND PRIZE – Bonnie Doon Centre 10am – noon

“Come see an Elf on stilts, Mrs. Clause & Elf Magic along with a Quintet Symphony playing Christmas tunes all from 10-Noon with little gifts for all the little ones that come to visit Santa! Be sure to be there on the opening day as an entry form will be given with every photo package transaction to enter for a chance to win $1000 Bonnie Doon Centre Gift Card at the end of the day! #yeg #bonniedooncentre

 

LEGO HOLIDAY MAKE AND TAKE – Toys R Us 11am

“Celebrate the season with the LEGO® Holiday 2-in-1 Make and Take Event.
Build and take home your own LEGO® fireplace that converts into a sleigh!

Available instore only. Event for children 4+ years of age. One model per child. Max. 200 per store, while they last. ”

“Pokemon Sun and Moon Event

Celebrate the launch of Pokemon Sun and Moon with exclusive free giveaways, including a Pikachu Z-Move poster, Pokemon XY12 Collector’s Album Vol.2, and Electabuzz Foil Card.

No purchase necessary. Instore only. All giveaways are while they last!”

 

SANTA’S CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA – Steel Heights Community League 12pm – 5pm

“With free face painting, free cookie decorating, and if you also present your league membership, you will receive a free photo with Santa & Mrs. Claus and a candy cane!

Last year was a great turnout with a wide variety of vendors offering homemade baked goods, crafts, and many other items you will not want to miss this year.

Check out: http://www.steeleheightscommunity.com/4th-annual-santas-craft-extravaganza/ for further details.”

 

CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS – 401 Festival Lane 3pm – 5pm

“Kick off the holiday season at Strathcona County’s Celebration of Lights Festival. Remember your donation for the Strathcona County Food Bank (32.0 KB) .

At 5 p.m. join Santa and the Mayor as the magic of the season comes alive with the digital Christmas tree and community holiday lights outside the Community Centre.

Enjoy a FREE afternoon full of magical and unforgettable activities! Check our full activity listing and schedule.

 

ALL IS BRIGHT WINTER FESTIVAL – 124 Street Edmonton 4pm – 9pm

“On Saturday, November 19th from 4PM to 9PM the businesses of 124 Street Area are inviting you to celebrate the coming of the winter season at the annual ‘All is Bright’ winter festival. The main festival site is located on 124 Street between 102 Ave and Jasper Ave, with some activation and entertainment extending north on 124 Street to 108 Ave. The official ‘Light Up Ceremony’ will take place on main stage at 6PM.

Lose yourself in the sizzle of fire and light dancers, bask in the warmth of the Beverage Gardens, brighten your night with the EDAC Digital Alchemy Alley, warm up your vocals with some caroling, try your hand at axe throwing or fat tire bikes, get swept away with segway and rickshaw rides, catch a puppet show, find yourself chillin’ with the ice sculptures, or get cozy making s’mores around the fire. With indoor and outdoor live music, a children’s activity area, food trucks, street performers, patio parties, photos with Santa, sleigh rides, cookie decorating, and so much more…this festival is ice-packed full of activities that are sure to light up your winter spirit. You don’t want to miss this scorcher of a street party in one of Edmonton’s coolest neighbourhoods.

Don’t forget your dancing shoes with musical performances by:
– Mitchmatic
– The AwesomeHots
-The Give ‘Em Hell Boys
– DJ Polyesterday
– DJ Joses Martin

And the ‘All is Bright’ house band, featuring:
– Rueben de Groot
– Luther Wright & the Wrongs
– and a very Special Guest!

The festival is free to attend and everyone is welcome!

For more information please visit the ‘All is Bright’ website www.124street.ca/all-is-bright or get social with us using the handle @shop124street.”

 

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT – Jamie Plaza YMCA 6pm – 9pm

“Join us for this FREE Family Event!

Come out and watch FINDING DORY with us in the Jamie Platz Family YMCA gym!

Arrive by 6:30pm for free popcorn (while supplies last) and to set up your space.

Movie begins 7pm.

– Bring your sleeping bags and stretch out on the gym floor.
– Chairs will be set out along the back wall for those needing seats
– This is a family event, and parent supervision is required.
– This event is open to the whole community, not only YMCA members, and everything provided is 100% free.”

 

SUNDAY:

 

I HEART YEG WINTER – Alfred H Savage Centre 1pm – 4pm

“Celebrate winter with River Valley Programs!

On November 20th, from 1 – 4 pm, come down to Whitemud Park and explore winter in Edmonton’s River Valley. Try out free winter activities such as; bannock making, snowshoeing and kicksledding (weather permitting). If there is no snow, partake some great activities such as; geocaching, fire-building, nature walks and much, much more! Enjoy some tasty snacks and warm drinks while exploring the River Valley partner booths.

This is a family-friendly that is free to attend!

https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/park-events.aspx

 

Enjoy something FREE this weekend!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**Do you know of anymore FREE events to attend? If so, post it in the comments below!**