It’s always kind of fun when a new month actually happens to fall on a Monday. It’s like old Father Time is winking at us, inviting us to make the most of it. Well, we’re heeding his suggestion, and filling the week with some very fun things to do around the city. Let’s check it out!

Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week.


Alberta Ballet is back with a bang and what better performance to kick things off with than the world premiere of Christopher Anderson’s Swan Lake, a story of romance, sorcery and triumph. For tickets check out the link above and enjoy!

When: Friday, November 5th – 7th
Where: 11455 87 Ave. NW
Cost: $57+


For those craving something even more refined, the ESO has got you covered. The renowned orchestra will be covering Mozart (mixed with some trumpet) this week. Great if paired with a treat yourself dinner before or after.

When: Friday, November 5th
Where:  4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Varies


The Oilers are off to a screaming start, and we’re hoping that it continues through November! They’ve got a whopping three home games this week, facing off against Seattle, Nashville, and the New York Rangers. So, you’ve got a ton of options available!

When: Games throughout November
Where: 10220 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $55+


Meanwhile, the Elks have their final home game of the regular season this month. They are, sadly, more or less out of playoffs contention, but we still think this is a great option for the sports fans out there.

When: Friday, November 5th
Where: 11000 Stadium Road
Cost: $35+


Still feeling spooky? The super-popular Deadmonton Haunted House has you covered, with not one but two super scary experiences. Warped is their main attraction, and offers a twisted look at Area 51, while Dusk is an outdoor experience inspired by a New Orleans cemetery haunt.

When: Open until November 7th
Where: 7031 Gateway Boulevard
Cost: $29.99+


November is going to be the perfect month to check out the AGA, since there are a ton of exhibitions to check out. In addition to the permanent collection, there are a whopping 6 exhibitions in there right now, with 2 more landing this Saturday!

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $14


Did the recent Northern Lights sighting get you thinking about the universe? Yeah, same here. Luckily, Edmonton is under an hour away from Elk Island Park, which is one of the few designated dark sky preserves in Canada. You might not see the lights, but we guarantee you’ll still be in awe!

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 1 – 54401 Range Road 203
Cost: $7.90


If you’re ready to learn something new, the Telus World of Science has got you covered. Check out the permanent exhibitions this month, or head to their IMAX Theatre for some stunning travel documentaries or blockbuster hits.

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 11211 142 Street NW
Cost: $31.45 for GA


Don’t care about the colder weather? Then it sounds like you could use a trip to the zoo. Thanks to both indoor and outdoor enclosures, you’ll have no problem enjoying some adorable (and amazing) animals throughout the fall!

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $10.95


It’s nice to know that Edmonton has its own slice of summer, thanks to the Muttart Conservatory. This indoor botanical garden is the perfect place to unwind after a long day, or relax with a friend during the weekend. Either way, it’s sure to get more and more popular as temperatures drop.

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Tickets: $14.95 for GA

That’s what we have in mind this week! Have a good one!