It may get cold, but we’re fired up about February. It’s hard not to be when we’ve got some amazing options around Edmonton to look forward to. Get outside, enjoy a festival, see one of the city’s best attractions, or check out a concert. And we’re here to give you our top picks for what you should get up to. Here are the best things to do around Edmonton this February.


February is Black History Month. To kick it off, The Black History Month opening ceremony will take place at City Hall. It is a collaborative effort with the National Black Coalition of Canada and Norquest College. The theme is Black Led Individuals/Community/Unity in Building. This is one of MacEwan University’s Black History Month events.

When: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
Where: Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square


Want some live music to start the weekend? Canadian musician Lights is back, after the release of her album PEP. Catch her in town on February 3rd.

When: Friday, February 3rd, 2023
Where:  Midway, 6107 104 St NW
Cost: $45.18


What is better than treats & lattes during the cold winter months? Good news! The Sweet Treats & Latte Festival is back for a third year, with even more delicious desserts and drinks to enjoy.

When: February 4th to 20th, 2023
Where: Various, to be announced

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Canada’s Sugar Sammy is back on tour. The veteran comedian is on the road, and will be making a stop in Edmonton for two shows! Kick off your month with some laughs.

When: Saturday, February 4th, 2023
Where: Triffo Theatre #11-130, 11110 104 Avenue NW, MacEwan University
Cost: $49.99+


Spend an evening with one of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn! His musical journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock, and worldbeat styles, and you can hear it all this month.

When: Wednesday, February 8th, 2023
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost: $48+


Edmonton’s longest running winter festival! Check out snow sculptures, learn something new at the heritage village, or the winter markets! Lots will be going down during the 10 day, family friendly festival.

When: February 10th to 20th, 2023
Where: Hawrelak Park
Cost: Varies


Get outdoors, get active and embrace winter! The Birkebeiner Ski Festival is for cross country skiers, sure, but it has a very fun twist, as the most devoted of the events is a 55km long marathon with a 5.5kg weight strapped to your back.

When: February 10th to 27th, 2023
Where: Locations vary
Cost: Varies


Get ready to sing! This musical tale reveals the inspiring behind-the-music story of The Four Seasons, their rise to fame and the trials that could tear them apart.When: February 11th to March 12th, 2023
Where: Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
Cost: $68+YEG SNOW & ICE FESTEdmonton’s first winter recreation festival centered around an urban ice climbing wall is returning! The event is hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada Edmonton section with the Edmonton Ski Club and Factory Climbing. There will be a number of local businesses to bring a variety of activities to enjoy.

When: Saturday, February 11th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Ski Club
Cost: TBD


Want a Valentine’s day special for your S/O or BFFs? Experience a special Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea in The Secret Garden, Brew and Bloom Cafe’s gorgeous event space! Indulge in a selection of petite tea sandwiches, sweets and pastries on our floral tea stands.

When: Saturday, February 11th, & Sunday, February 12th, 2023
Where: Brew and Bloom Cafe, 10550 115 Street
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Probably the biggest concert this month, country star Thomas Rhett is on his “Bring The Bar To You” tour, which is heading to several cities across North America. He will be in Edmonton on a Saturday night!

When: Saturday, February 11th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place
Cost: $46.45+


The ESO has got some great variety in store for music lovers this month. You can hear everything from family-friendly options (for Family Day weekend) to full-blown symphonies. So, if you’re looking for a high-class night out, this is a great option to keep in mind.

When: Concerts throughout February
Where:  4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Varies


February maybe Valentine’s month, but before that every year comes the Super Bowl! Check out the game on the big screens at The Rec Room. There will be a pre-game event starting at 2:30 pm, and you should probably make a reservation before the big day!

When: Sunday, February 12th, 2023
Where:  The Rec Room, 8882 170 Street Northwest
Cost: $23.76


IKEA is bringing back its three-course Valentine’s Day dinner at its in-store Swedish Restaurants across Canada. The dinners will be served on February 14th and come with a starter, a main dish, dessert, and Nordic Fruit Water mocktails!

When: Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
Where: IKEA Edmonton, 1311 102 St NW
Cost: $29.99 IKEA Family Price, $39.99 Regular Price, $4.99 Kids Price (Under 12)


There’s always something fun going on at the Telus World of Science, but we’ve got two things in mind here. First, their IMAX theatre is a great way to experience a classic movie, a new blockbuster, or a stunning documentary. Second, the Zeidler Dome has laser shows that are, frankly, out of this world.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 11211 142 Street NW
Cost: $23.95


The ice rinks are calling, and we must go! From small and lesser-known spots to some of the most popular skating areas around, Edmonton is full of incredible options, and we’re going to make the most of them every chance we get!

When: Open throughout February
Where: All around Edmonton


Edmonton has no shortage of local ski hills for you to check out before winter is over. Our first pick is Snow Valley, which offers a great spot for those just getting into the sport. The vast majority of the hill is beginner or intermediate, so you don’t have to worry about accidentally stumbling onto a black diamond run.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 13204 Rainbow Valley Road NW
Cost: Varies


Next up on our local ski tour is Sunridge. In addition to the classic downhill runs, this spot also offers snow tubing for those who don’t really want to get fully kitted up to enjoy their time on the slopes.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 10980 17 Street NW
Cost: Varies


One big draw of Rabbit Hill? With over 40 acres when fully open, the hill is actually the largest to check out in the city. That means more runs and a pretty big terrain park to check out, just in case you’re trying to push yourself to be more extreme this winter.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 20715 57 Avenue SW
Cost: Varies


Last but not least, we come to the Edmonton Ski Club! The home of the Ice Wall, the Edmonton Ski Club offers classic skiing options plus a snow tube park, making it one of the most versatile local attractions in the city.

When: Open throughout February
Where: 9613 96 Avenue NW
Cost: Varies


To celebrate Black History Month, Taste of Africa returns with a rich display of African Dance, Story Telling, Poetry, Arm chair travels, and lots more. The evening ends with a tasting of a variety of foods from different parts of Africa and the Carribean.

When: Saturday, February 25th, 2023
Where: St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street
Cost: $10


Australian singer & songwriter Vance Joy is bringing his sweet tunes to Edmonton later in February. His two shows will be at the Winspear Centre, and we expect these to be an epic way to end the month.

When: Monday, February 27th and Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $48+

Have a great month!