Ah yes, the middle of June, that magical time when not just every day, but every hour, you’re wondering if a thunderstorm is going to show up. Well, rain or shine, we’re going to have some fun in the city this weekend, and we’ve got the picks so that you do as well!

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


The Oilers-Aves didn’t exactly go the way we wanted it to. But, we should remind you that another Edmonton team, the Oil Kings, are currently in the WHL Championships, and are up 3-1 against the Seattle Thunderbirds!

When: Saturday, June 11th
Where: 10220 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $23+


Fruit Loop is coming back in a big way, with a day-long celebration going down at the Starlite Room. Live performances, drag shows, workshops, and more await visitors!

When: Saturday, June 11th
Where: 10030 102 Street Northwest
Cost: Varies


We’ll cheers to that! This local hotspot has once again been named one of the best bars in Canada, and it’s easy to see why. If you need a refresher, though, then maybe this is the weekend for a quick nightcap over there.

Where: 11957 Jasper Ave


There’s not one, not two, but three great concerts in the city this weekend. Whether you’re a local listener or just know of the band because of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Primus is sure to be one of the most interesting (and intense) options this month. Funk metal lives on!

When: Friday, June 10th
Where: 7515 118 Avenue NW
Cost: $39.50


Just looking to dance it out? Our pick is Tiwa Savage, a Nigerian-born, London-based singer with a beautiful voice and a sound that is unbelievably easy to move to.

When: Saturday, June 11th
Where: 6240 99 Street NW
Cost: $60+


The Toronto-born singer has become a must-hear voice in the modern R&B genre, and this is the chance to see her during her first ‘real’ tour following last year’s album.

When: Saturday, June 11th
Where: 10524 Jasper Avenue
Cost: $29.50+


Nextfest has been an important part of the city for over two decades, giving up and coming artists from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines to showcase their talent.

When: Ends Sunday, June 12th
Where: Locations around Edmonton
Cost: Varies


First it was in Edmonton, then it went on a provincewide tour, and now it’s back for a final hurrah! Go have a laugh at one of the weirdest periods of time in recent history, told through throwing an end of year party at college.

When: Shows throughout the weekend
Where: 8406 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury
Cost: $45+


After over a year of waiting, this acclaimed immersive art exhibit has finally arrived! Enjoy the works of one of the world’s best painters, in a level of detail that rivals actually, you know, booking a flight to France to see them in person.

When: On throughout the weekend
Where: 7515 118 Avenue NW
Cost: $34.95+ for GA


Feeling outdoorsy? Whether you’ve got the whole day or just a few hours, Edmonton and the surrounding areas are filled to the brim with incredible hikes.

Where: Click the link for our top picks

That’s what we’ve got in mind for this weekend, Edmonton!