This weekend is almost here Edmonton, and we’ve got some sunny days to look forward to for our things to do! We’re absolutely going to try and make the most of it, and luckily, there are quite a few options that are right up our alley. Let’s see what’s out there, shall we?

Here are the 10 best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.


An adults-only night at the zoo… with drinks to go with it! Enjoy local artists, sip some beer (or some wine, or whatever), and visit with the adorable residents, all without having to worry about 4 year olds running around you!

When: Sunday, June 25th
Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $27.67


What is sure to be two(!!) of the most-talked about concerts for all of 2022 kicks off on Friday. Dean Brody’s first stadium show sold out, so he announced another, and that sold out too! The good news? It brought resale prices wayyy down.

When: Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th
Where: 11000 Stadium Road
Cost: $98+


Garth ain’t the only guy in town! If you’re craving something a little more, uh, intense, then we suggest checking out Destructo at Union Hall.

When: Friday, June 24th
Where: 6240 99 Street NW
Cost: $35 for GA


On the getting outside front, we’ve got the return of Al Fresco this weekend! The summery series has expanded this year, offering dog-friendly options, free yoga classes, live music, and more in addition to the vendors and patio options!

When: Starts Saturday, June 25th
Where: 104th Street


Speaking of ‘Al Fresco’, we recently put out on a list of the best patios to check out in Edmonton this summer. Whether it’s a nice brunch, an afternoon beverage, or a meal going into the sunset, we’ve got you covered!

Where: Click the link above for our picks


After a 3-year hiatus (yes, even before the pandemic), Edmonton is finally going to see another Pride Fest this week! A massive new festival will be taking over Churchill Square in the heart of the city, for two straight days of music, entertainment, food, and fun!

When: Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free to attend!


Broadway has arrived, and it brought one of the most acclaimed contemporary plays with it. Take a musical trip down memory lane with this pseudo-biography of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of America.

When: Shows throughout the weekend
Where: 11455 87 Avenue
Cost: $84+


Talk about a midsummer night’s dream, hey? The Freewill Shakespeare Festival has officially returned to Edmonton, offering an amazing night out under the stars! Little rain? Don’t worry, because the Amphitheatre is covered.

When: Showtimes throughout the weekend
Where: Heritage Amphitheatre, Hawrelak Park
Cost: Varies


Keeping the high class options rolling, know that the Jazz Festival is back in the city this weekend! Hear acclaimed artists from close to home and around the world, at a variety of venues ranging from heritage spaces to the Ice District Plaza.

When: Starts Sunday, June 26th
Where: Locations around Edmonton
Cost: Varies


Edmonton’s outdoor pools are back for the summer! Work on your tan, get a few laps in, and splash around with your pals as you beat the heat.

When: Opening for the season starting Wednesday, June 22nd
Where: Locations around Edmonton
Cost: $9 for GA

Those are our picks for this go around, Edmonton!