April is here and with it, another long weekend where you can wind down, spend time with friends and family, or get some errands done. Luckily, for those who want to take advantage of extra time off, there are exciting things to do within the city. Not sure what’s happening? Here are 7 things to do on Good Friday in Edmonton this year!
HAVE SOME ADULTS-ONLY FUN AT THE REC ROOM
Like so many of you, we look forward to Sunday dinner with our family and friends, but let’s face it – when you’re a kid, Easter is way more fun. This Friday, hit the Rec Room for an adults-only Easter Egg hunt with over $500 in prizes, bubbly mimosas and a tasty brunch buffet.
When: Friday, April 7th, 2023
Where: 1725-99th Street NW, Edmonton
Time: 10 am
ROYAL ALBERTA MUSEUM
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Looking for something fun to do with the family? Check out The Royal Alberta Museum and wander their many exhibits including Drive: Reimagining The Ride perfect for car lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Where: 9810 103A Avenue NW
Time: Open 10 am-4 pm
Fresh air Friday! This week, explore the peaks, valleys and waterfalls of the Alberta Rockies! Not sure where to go? Check out the link above for our favourite spots in Alberta.
We had a long, cold winter – but this Friday you can take a break from the cold. Ride some slides, hang out in the wave pool and grab a bite to eat at the World Waterpark – the ultimate Good Friday activity for you and your friends or family.
When: Open 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 8882 170 Street NW
TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE
Science rules! Especially when you get to check out some amazing family-friendly exhibitions, a movie inside the IMAX, or a little light show in the Zeidler Dome. This Friday, visit the Telus World of Science and enjoy Easter programming and tons of thrilling activities.
Where: 1211 142 St NW, Edmonton
CATCH THE EASTER BUNNY AT LAKE LOUISE
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Up for a bit of a drive and a day of powder? This Good Friday hit the Lake Louise Ski resort and try to catch the Easter Bunny who will have a basket full of chocolate eggs that he might just be willing to share with you.
When: Friday April 7th – 9th, 2023
Where: 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise
HIT THE DOWNTOWN DEFROST
Edmonton’s Downtown Defrost is nearly here! This Friday, check out this family-friendly celebration of dance music and culture and kick off the Easter weekend with the right food.
When: Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th, 2023
Where: Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
There you have it, folks!
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