The weather’s just getting nicer and nicer, and so is our mood! With the sun shining and the start of a new month ahead, it’s hard not to get excited about all the great things to do in Edmonton this weekend. Looking for a few options yourself? As always, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the 10 best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.
Wouldn’t you know… a ton of amazing new food and drink concepts have opened in the city! And we’ve rounded up our absolute must-try picks for your convenience, from casual eats to destination dining.
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Rawr!! XD…The world’s “largest, most popular dino event” touches down in Edmonton, and is bringing a ton of animatronic dinos with it! The star of the show? A 50 foot long megalodon!
When: Friday, April 29th to Sunday, May 1st
Where: 118 Avenue NW
Continuing on the big, niche events tip, this huge gem show is touching down in West Edmonton Mall this weekend! Sure, crystals may or may not have sacred healing properties, but honestly, we just wanna go stare at some cool rocks.
When: Thursday, April 28th to Sunday, May 1st
Where: 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $2 for GA
The once-postponed concert is for sure touching down in Edmonton this weekend! They’ve got a fun thing going with their vocals, and the concert is sure to leave you feeling energized afterwards.
When: Saturday, April 30th
Where: 11455 87 Avenue NW
Speaking of postponed concerts, this British singer-songwriter has a show on Saturday as well! Everyone ever has heard ‘Let Her Go’, but with a voice that nice he could sing nursery rhymes and the price would be worth it.
When: Saturday, April 30th
Where: 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
A major show has returned to the place where it started! Hot Boy Summer, which premiered last year in Edmonton, is back for a very limited run of shows this weekend.
When: Shows until Sunday, May 1st
Where: 10019 81 Avenue
In a musical mood, but not sure if a concert is for you? This is our answer. “9 to 5: The Musical” is based entirely on the music of Dolly Parton, which is just an outright amazing idea. We’ll be going back for seconds, and maybe even thirds.
When: Shows start Saturday, May 30th
Where: 9828 101 A Avenue
With the Oilers clinching a playoff spot, this is kind of like a victory lap of a home game. Go cheer your face off as they take on the Canucks, and enjoy some (relatively) cheap ticket prices before things skyrocket.
When: Friday, April 29th
Where: 10220 104 Avenue NW
Guess what happens tonight at the Art Gallery! That’s right- we’ve got admission by donation night to look forward to. Go make the most of it with a pal, on a date, or even by yourself. You really can’t lose here.
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $14, free admission on Thursday, April 28th
Meanwhile, the Edmonton Valley Zoo still has spring pricing available until the end of the month! If you’re looking for a cheap and fun outing this weekend, and don’t mind some chillier conditions, this is a great option.
When: Open throughout the weekend
Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $10.95 for GA
Okey dokey Edmonton, that’s what we’ve got in mind for things to do this weekend! Now go have some fun out there for us.