Is anyone else sunburnt from this weekend? If you can’t get enough of the good weather, then we’re sorry to say the forecast isn’t looking as nice towards the end of the week. But that’s okay because it is officially spring this week, but also, there are lot of fun experiences going on indoors to keep you occupied! Here are 10 things to do in and around Edmonton this week.

Edmonton Oilers

Cheer on the Oilers at one of their 2 home games this week at Rogers Place. They’ll be facing off against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, and the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday.

When: Games on Tuesday, March 19th and Thursday, March 21st
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $87+

Downtown Dining Week

Eat your way through the best restaurants in the city during Downtown Dining Week! Try some amazing eats with multi-course menus in several price categories – so you can choose what you’re willing to spend. Check out the full list of participating restaurants online and try something new!

When: Wednesday, March 20th to Sunday, March 31st
Where: Participating restaurants in Edmonton
Cost: $15, $25, $35, $50 and $65 multi-course menus

Sponsored Pick: The Sound of Music

The hills are alive – and they’re going to be singing at The Citadel Theatre! The Sound of Music is coming to Edmonton, and this Tony Award-winning musical is unmissable. Follow the story of free-spirited Maria as she becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with 7 children. It’s a story of joy, love, and found family – and it’s a total classic. Get your tickets to see it – and hurry. Opening night is already almost sold out!

When: Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 31, 2024
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave, Edmonton
Cost: Ticket price varies by seat

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Films at the Library

The Stanley A. Milner Library will be hosting a variety of free filming screenings each week with afternoon, evening and weekend screenings. They will be showing A Star Is Born on Wednesday at 6:30 PM, and The Last Duel on Friday at 2:00 PM. Stop by for a free movie night!

When: Wednesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM and Friday, March 22 at 2:00 pm
Where: Stanley A. Milner Library, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square Centennial Plaza
Cost: Free

Sponsored Pick: Toronto Kids Fashion Week Edmonton Casting Call

Is your kid a budding fashionista? Well, this might be the perfect way to introduce them to the industry! Toronto Kids Fashion Week is coming to Edmonton, and they’re holding an open casting call for kids between the ages of 3 to 18! If your child is selected, the experience will include all modelling coaching, fittings, hair styling and makeup. Children of all shapes, sizes, and abilities are welcome. There are no height requirements and no modelling experience needed either. If your kids love sharing their personality and are passionate about the fashion industry, register online to attend the upcoming casting call in Edmonton!

When: Casting on Saturday, March 24
Where: Register online to attend
Cost: $50 to register

Edmonton International BeerFest

Is it beer o’clock yet? This year’s International BeerFest will be hosted at the Edmonton Convention Centre, and it’s almost guaranteed to be a good time. Explore hundreds of beers from around the world along with stage performances, roaming entertainment, and something called BeerSchool? Guess you’ll have to find out for yourself!

When: Thursday, March 21st to Saturday, March 23rd
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave
Cost: Tickets start at $23.11

Adult Open Studio | Slow Stitch

Try a drop-in class at the Art Gallery of Alberta! They have a different theme and project every week on Thursday, with this week being hand stitching. Work with a variety of upcycled materials using composition and collage techniques to create a unique piece of art!

When: Thursday, March 21, 7 to 9 PM
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $25

Immersive Disney Animation

This winter and spring, the Edmonton EXPO Centre will host the Disney Animation: Immersive Experience and no matter your age, you won’t want to miss it!

Brought to life by Lighthouse Immersive, the upcoming exhibit will make visitors “feel like they’ve entered the incredible worlds of beloved Disney characters,” and will celebrate the studio’s greatest hits like The Lion King and Frozen.

When: On now until April 28th, 2024
Where: 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $37+

Cabinet of Curiosities Night Market

On Friday, the Cabinet of Curiosities Night Market will be bringing together 85 alternative vendors, artists, designers and local brewers. There will be food trucks, flash tattoos and Henna!

When: Friday, March 22nd, 2024
Where: Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway Ave NW
Cost: Free

Alberta Ballet in Hansel & Gretel

Prepare for another world-class treat and an unforgettable performance by the Alberta Ballet as Hansel & Gretel illuminates the Jubilee stage for a few days this week.

When: Friday, March 22nd, until Sunday, March 24th 2024
Where:Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost: $69+

Muttart Conservatory

If you’re craving the feeling of a tropical vacation — head to the Muttart Conservatory and celebrate the start of spring! This indoor botanical garden is the perfect option for those wanting to get a little taste of summer without straying far from home.

When: Open throughout March
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Cost: $14.95 for GA

Have a great week!