Brr! Looks like spring isn’t springing into action quite as quickly as we wanted it to. No matter- there’s still a ton of fun to be had around Edmonton this week. And of course, we’re here to give you some of the best options to make the most of it.
Here are the 10 best things to do in Edmonton this week.
For some family-friendly fun, North America’s largest touring magic show touches down in Edmonton this week! Go be amazed by both ‘grand illusions’ and comedy magic acts in the Winspear Centre.
When: Thursday, April 14th
Where: 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
For something more adult in nature, this outdoor music fest/party is returning to the city. Things kick off Friday, with multiple concerts lined up both at the event and for afterparties.
When: Starts Friday, April 15th
Where: 10004 103a Ave NW
It might be spring, but you can get a little spooky for it! Fort Edmonton Park is offering a more mature tour series this month, as it gears up for the summer season. Will you see a ghost? Maybe. Will you get the willies? Absolutely!
When: Monday, April 11th
Where: 7000 143 Street NW
Cost: $65 for GA
The AGA has got a serious amount of stuff to check out in April. What’s more, the exhibition Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, which focuses on post-migrant art, officially kicks off on Friday.
When: Friday, April 15th
Where: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Looking to get a little romantic this week? We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favourite spring date ideas around the city, from arts and culture to concerts to outdoor activities.
Where: Click the link above for our picks
Yeah that’s right, a rock god is among the concerts coming to Edmonton this week. Not only that, but he’s being accompanied by another seriously fun rocker- Buckcherry. There’s a name we haven’t heard in a while, hey?
When: Tuesday, April 12th
Where: 11455 87 Avenue NW
Speaking of icons, Imagine Dragons are going to swing by as well. Basically the gold standard of pop rock, this show is arguably going to be the biggest one to see.
When: Wednesday, April 13th
Where: 10220 104 Avenue NW
Sports time! FC Edmonton’s season has officially kicked off, and they’ve got a game against York this week. Bundle up a bit and go enjoy it.
When: Friday, April 15th
Where: 11000 Stadium Road NW
A new show from the Citadel Theatre premiered last week! The premise? “Culture, science and politics collide when twin white bison are born to a First Nation ranch.” Sounds like a great way to spend an evening.
When: Shows throughout the week
Where: 9828 101 A Avenue
Vroom vroom! DRIVE: Reimagining the Ride is the newest feature exhibition to land at the RAM, and it focuses on the weirder side of automobile history. Ever wanted to see an amphicar up close and in person? This is your chance.
When: Open throughout the weekend
Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW