Taste 4 Kids - made possible by Chapman's and CN

Taste of Edmonton isn’t just for epicurious foodies

Taste 4 Kids - made possible by Chapman's and CN It’s a festival the whole family can enjoy! To add to your enjoyment, we are happy to see the return of Taste 4 Kids, a program targeted at encouraging kids to be active, eat healthy, and discover the importance of balanced nutrition.

Taste 4 Kids is open to everyone and it’s free! Pop by, say hi, and have some fun at Taste of Edmonton!

Storytime with EPL

July 21-29 @ 12-12:30pm & 3-3:30pm

Relax, unwind, and be merry with Taste 4 Kids. Join Edmonton Public Library for a half hour of story time fun that is filled with songs, rhymes and stories for the whole family!

Glow Yoga Kids' Yoga

July 21-30* @ 2-3pm
*July 23 @ 1-2pm

This isn’t your regular yoga – this is yoga for kids! You don’t need to be an expert yogi to join in the fun where you’ll reach for the sky, touch for your toes, make a craft, sing some songs, and listen to a story all while learning about the importance of keeping your mind and body healthy. Led by our certified yoga instructor, you’re guaranteed to stretch out an appetite in this exciting program!


July 21-22 & July 24-30 @ 12:30-2pm

Health and wellness is the name of the game for this activity – couch potatoes and lazy bones, step aside! Join ‘NSTEP (Nutrition, Students, Teachers Exercising with Parents) and be prepared to learn about the importance of eating healthy and living an active lifestyle through interactive games and hands-on programs. Through a combination of health-centric movement activities, logic games, and interactive workshops, you are sure to work up an appetite in this program! 

The Kids Circus & Play Shop

July 21-30 @ 3:45-4:30pm

Tumble your way to fitness! With an activity as unique as this, everyone will want to clown around with Taste 4 Kids this summer. Explore a unique range of circus skills first-hand with Guinness World Record Holder (2014) and award-winning entertainer Carisa Hendrix. With this interactive workshop, you'll be sure to laugh your way to fitness through some fabulous fun!

Dance, Groove, Smile!

July 21-25 @ 5-6pm

Dance to your favourite kid-friendly, parent-approved music while learning the latest hip hop moves. Use imagination and expression to explore concepts in creative dance, move together as a family to circle dances from around the world, and find ways to express yourself as you keep time to the music using bells, shakers, and rhythm sticks! Anyone and everyone can dance! Join Taste 4 Kids and J’Adore Dance for a fun-filled hour of jumping, moving, and shaking! This hour-long class will get you on your feet as you learn how dance can be a form of recreation, expression, physical activity, personal growth, and, most importantly, FUN in this supportive, non-competitive environment! 

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Demonstrations

July 23 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Power Up with Little Balls of Energy

Children get hands on experience with many different foods such as dates, oats, and nut butters to create their own energy balls. Come learn about nut butters and the different kinds of highly nutritious seeds such as hemp, chia, sesame, and more!

Taco Talk (Let’s Talk About Proteins)

Children get hands on experience with many different high protein foods to create their own taco. Come learn about the wide variety of vegetarian protein choices that you and your kids will love.

Prairie Urban Farming

July 26-30 @ 5-6pm

Reconnect with your food in this grassroots program! Prairie Urban Farm leads this interactive workshop that lets you try your hand and learn about all the latest tricks and tips for growing your very own food! You will get to plant your very own basil plant after which you can take home and watch it grow! 

Bike Trials

July 30 @ 12-12:30pm, 3-3:30pm, & 6-6:30pm

Our show consists in discovering today’s incredible bike trials riding techniques. To observe athletes performing on their bikes at such a high level literally amazes and in some moments keeps the audience breathless.

Puppet Show

July 30 @ 12-12:30pm

Come one, come all! This exciting tale, told through the eyes of some loveable characters, will sure to be a crowd-favourite! Get ready to laugh and learn as Taste 4 Kids goes on an adventure!