September 24 2020
Fun Fall Activities Near McConachie
As summer came to an end and we welcomed Fall on Tuesday, we wanted to celebrate this new season by sharing some exciting and safe activities for you and your family to enjoy near McConachie!
Movie Night Out:
You can now enjoy a date night or a family night out (safely) at the Shaw Outdoor Cinema! Located at the Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre, you and up to 5 people can enjoy a flick at this outdoor cinema from the comfort of your vehicle. Featuring Spy Kids, Kill Bill Vol 1., Paddington, Drive, Gnomeo & Juliet, and Reservoir Dogs. Shows start at 6:00 pm or 9:30 pm and run through to the 26th of September. Get your tickets here!
Edmonton Corn Maze:
Come get lost at the Edmonton Corn Maze. Celebrating their 20th season, they have marked this milestone with an exceptional maze that celebrates their 20th anniversary and acknowledges the new challenges that 2020 has brought us all. The maze has been designed with physical distancing in mind and offers plenty of room to safely pass others. While you’re there, you can enjoy additional fun farm activities such as pedal carts and the Corn Cob Express. Make sure you stop to shop at the Farmer’s Market to pick up some locally grown foods and products. Plus you can admire the sunflowers and pick up some locally grown pumpkins! Visit their website here to learn more.
Edmonton International Film Festival:
Starting on October 1st is the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF). EIFF is “an Oscar-qualifying festival for short films — Live Action & Animation — and is the final qualifying festival each calendar year”. This year they will be featuring 15 feature-length films and over 20 shorts packages and select films will be offered online or in theatres. Visit here to learn more about this exciting festival.
Drive Go Karts:
Just a ten-minute drive from McConachie – West Edmonton Mall just recently opened “Drive Go Karts” on September 19th. This new race track is North America’s only three-level indoor race track and features “state of the art electric Sodi race karts known for speed, performance, and precision”. The race track is open daily from 12:00 pm-9:00 pm and is the perfect activity for families with children over 14 years old. Visit the link here to learn more about this exciting new activity.
Clareview Community Recreation Centre is located just minutes from our community and is the perfect place for families to enjoy sports, recreation and cultural activities. This community hub features sports fields, park space and a multi-purpose recreation centre. Following government protocols, the facility has reopened and has appropriately adjusted the facility to ensure the health and safety of everyone. All recreation visitors must book a time slot in advance. This recreation centre offers many additional services such as swim lessons, childminding services, personal training and more! Visit the link here to learn more or to book your time slot.
Though we are sad to say goodbye to the Summer, we know that the Fall will bring many exciting new opportunities and experiences in McConachie. If you know of any other fall activities near McConachie that you would like to share with the community, send us a message on our Facebook page. Wishing you a safe and enjoyable fall season! Thanks for reading.