Things To Do

8 things to do in Edmonton this week (November 16-20)

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Happy Sunday, everyone! With the new restrictions in place in Edmonton, this week we’re focusing on safer activities and options in the city. Lucky for us, there are still many ways to have fun this week. So, let’s check them out!

Here are 8 things to do this week in Edmonton.

CHECK OUT A CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

Glow Gardens officially returns to the Edmonton Expo Centre this week. The touch-free experience features over a million lights and tons of fun displays. So go, get some pictures taken, and enjoy the very start of the holiday season.

When: Starts November 18
Where: 7515 118 Avenue NW
Cost: $22.99 and up

DO SOME HOLIDAY SHOPPING

But not for people. Instead, check out the online market Frosty Paws. Put on by the Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society, this market will have everything you need to pamper your fur-baby. Still a weird concept, but it’s growing on us.

When: Starts November 20
Where: Online
Cost: Free

WATCH A MOVIE

Last week, Cineplex Theatres announced that you can finally book a private showing, with over 1000 movies available. Theatres can accommodate up to 20 people (depending on public) health guidance, and reservations start at $125. At that price, we’d go with 3 others and be super happy.

When: Whenever
Where: Cineplex Theatre locations
Cost: $125 and up

HAVE A PIZZA PARTY AT HOME

Alternatively, you could just see what Netflix has to offer. And, if you decide to start a new show, you might as well kick things off properly. So, we’re reintroducing you to our favourite spots for pizza takeout and delivery in the city.

Where: Click the link above for our top picks

SEE WHAT SANTA’S UP TO

The visit to Santa’s workshop looks a little different this year, but it’s still available. These social-distance friendly visits offer a peek into the workshop, and a little bit of cotton candy for consolation. Hey, we’ll take that swap any day of the week.

When: Open daily
Where: West Edmonton Mall
Cost: $16

ENJOY SOME WINTER WEATHER

If you’re all geared up for the snowy season, then the Edmonton Ski Club’s tubing hill awaits. The best part about this? Their magic carpet lift means you don’t have to walk all the way up the hill every time you go down. Now that’s convenience!

When: Now open
Where: 9613 96 Avenue NW
Cost: $15

ATTEND A CONCERT

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has brought back live music at the Winspear Centre. These socially-distanced concerts might be a far cry from normal, but, they’re probably going to be just as rewarding to check out.

When: November 20 and 21
Where: 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $62

HIT THE SLOPES

And, Marmot Basin has officially opened for the season! We know that this update is really only for diehard skiers, but hey, keep this in mind as we creep further into winter. Conquer the hills this year and really enjoy the snow.

When: Now open
Where: Marmot Road, Jasper
Cost: $65 for midweek

And that’s our guide of the best things to do in Edmonton this week! Now, get out there and have some fun, folks!