Well Edmonton, here we are! The final few weeks of winter, and the official start of spring! Let’s make the most of it by heading outside! So let’s see what’s out there, and what’s happening in the city. Here are the best things to do around Edmonton this March.

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Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts released his debut in 2002, after an independent demo recording he had made in Montreal, and the rest -as they say – is history. Besides playing his biggest hits, Sam Roberts Band has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 per ticket goes to supporting War Child and their work to empower children and families in communities affected by war throughout the world.

When: Friday, March 1st, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Cost: $49+

Gershwin’s biggest hit: Rhapsody in Blue

Get ready to catch the ESO performing Gershwin’s biggest hit, Rhapsody in Blue, to celebrate its landmark 100th birthday. Expect a “musical journey through Gershwin’s biggest contributions to popular culture – timeless songs that appeal to generations of music, movie, and theatre lovers! Enjoy music from Crazy For You, Porgy and Bess, Girl Crazy, Funny Face, The Goldwyn Follies, and more.”

When: Friday, March 1st, and Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Cost: $36+

Sponsored Pick: Alberta Beer Festivals

Beerfest? Heck yes! The Alberta Beer Festivals are coming to town, and we really can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend. Celebrate craft creations with good food, good brews, and better company. Even if you’re not a big beer person, there’s cocktails, cider, mead, RTDs and non-alcoholic options. Enjoy delicious eats, live music, cooking demos, and the event’s very first after-party. Tickets and VIP packages are available online. Get yours for the Edmonton Beerfest before they sell out!

When: Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2024.
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
Cost: Tickets start at $19.99 with packages available

Edmonton Cocktail Week

Raise a glass to everyone who helps create beautiful cocktails in Edmonton during Cocktail Week! You can expect different events, including a bartender competition.

When: Monday, March 4th to Sunday, March 10th, 2024
Where:  Around Edmonton
Cost: Varies

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

Dark Matters: The Science of Sex 

It’s usually sold out, and this one isn’t yet! The hottest night of the year at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton returns, and you can enjoy an 18+ night with a bar and Grown-up science experiments!

When: Thursday, March 7th, 2024
Where:  Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St NW
Cost: $27.95

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

2024 U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Championships

Check out the best women’s basketball in the country as it comes to the University of Alberta! There will be eight Canadian teams with the champion taking home the Bronze Baby Trophy.

When: Thursday, March 7th, to Sunday, March 10th, 2024
Where:  Saville Community Sports Centre, 65 Avenue Northwest
Cost:  $15+

Blake Shelton

American country music singer and television personality Blake Shelton is coming to Edmonton this march. Shelton & his ‘Back To the Honky Tonk Tour’ will stop at Rogers Centre on March 8th.

When: Friday, March 8th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $73+

Blue Jay Sessions

Speaking of country music… Get ready to kick up your boots! The Blue Jay Sessions is back in Edmonton, celebrating the 2024 Country Music Alberta Awards! You can expect an evening of tunes and unforgettable performances.

When: Friday, March 8th, 2024
Where:  OTTO Food & Drink, 11405 95 St.
Cost: $73+


The Journey: Freedom Tour 2024 kicked off in early February in the U.S, and the 18 dates has a couple of Canadian stops along the way. They will be in Edmonton this March!

When: Saturday March 9th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $99+

13th Annual Country Music Alberta Awards

It’s almost time for the 13th Annual Country Music Alberta Awards! You can check out the entire show, featuring 13th Annual Country Music Alberta Awards and Gala Dinner featuring performances by The Prairie States, Nice Horse, Drew Gregory, Julia Vos, Kyle McKearney, Tommy Charles, Kalsey Kulyk, Hailey Benedict, Brayden King, and Ashley Ghostkeeper, as well as the inductions of the Hall of Fame inductees: George Fox and Ed Harris.

When:  Saturday, March 9th, and Sunday, March 10th, 2024
Where:  Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue
Cost: $27.50+

2024 Edmonton Pet Expo

Attention pet lovers! The 2024 Edmonton Pet Expo is almost here. Check out a weekend full of fun, learning, and many amazing animal moments.

Of note, they ask to please leave your pets at home.

When:  Saturday, March 9th, and Sunday, March 10th, 2024
Where:  Edmonton EXPO Centre, Hall E
Cost:  $16.50

Edmonton Oilers

Cheer on the Oilers at one of their seven home games this month at Rogers Place, including games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Montreal Canadiens, and the LA Kings.

When: Games throughout March
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $87+

Dinosaurs – The Exhibition

Step back in time and witness the grandeur of the Dinosaurs – The Exhibition, right here in Edmonton. Opening on March 23, this journey “transcends hundreds of millions of years, bringing you face-to-face with Earth’s most extraordinary ancient creatures,” according to the Telus World of Science.

When: Opening March 23, 2024
Where: Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St NW
Cost: $23.95


You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour and it stops in Edmonron!

“Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?” Can she? Watch and find out!

When:  Tuesday, March 26th to Sunday, March 31st, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 — 87 Avenue
Cost: $45.90+

Noah Kahan

Following his massively successful, sold-out 2022 and 2023 Stick Season Tour runs, Noah Kahan announced his 2024 “We’ll All Be Here Forever Tour” North America dates.

Check out the critically acclaimed Vermont singer & songwriter playing at Rogers Place at the end of March.

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $171+

World-music quartet DakhaBrakha

World-music quartet DakhaBrakha are returning to the Winspear Centre! The theatrical Ukrainian band that hails from Kyiv, Ukraine, and their powerful music has “uncompromising vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture.”

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost:  $43+

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+

Have a great start to spring!