Happy almost-June, Edmonton! As we inch closer to a new month and the official start of summer, it’s time to get outside, enjoy an outdoor activity, or even get a little culture in you! There’s no shortage of opportunities to take advantage of around the city. Here are the 10 best things to do in Edmonton this week.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Oilers vs. Stars

First thing is first! The Oilers are back at home to face the Dallas Stars for Round 2, Game 3 and 4. There’s also the tailgate and fan park experiences to catch if you don’t have tickets to the game!

When: Monday, May 27th, and Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place
Cost: $368.88+

Downtown Spark

Downtown Spark is coming back! Expect this year’s event to have art installations and musical performances, as well as street parties! The event will be free, and family-friendly!

When: On now until June 2nd, 2024
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square and Alex Decoteau Park
Cost: Free

Allan Rayman

Allan Rayman is bringing “The All Allan Tour” to Edmonton this week, with support Michael Lemmo.

When:  Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
Where: Midway, 6107 104 St NW
Cost:  $46.18


The Nextfest team have been working “together as leaders of Edmonton’s ‘Art of a Generation,’ where new stories, new music, and new emerging voices are celebrated. The annual 11-day festival kicks off this Thursday!

When:  Thursday, May 30th to June 9th, 2024
Where:  The Roxy Theatre
Cost:  Varies

Disco In The Parking Lot Festival 2024

This year’s Disco In The Park music festival is a one epic day and night event in partnership with the Fruit Loop & Grindstone Theatre Society Pride Block Party weekend. You can expect a fully licensed, food, and “unreal DJ sets and live performances all day from local talents and headlining guests from around the world, plus multiple wild late night after party events within walking distance.”

When: Friday, May 31st, 2024
Where:  Grindstone Theatre, 10019 81 Ave NW
Cost:  $73 – $104

From Broadway To Hollywood

The road from Hollywood to Broadway is paved with unforgettable songs and stories, and the ESO will perform your favourites this week! You can expect to hear music and songs from Titanic, The Phantom of the Opera, La La Land, Wicked, and more!

When: Friday, May 31st, and Saturday, June 1st, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $65.50+

Cabinet of Curiosities Night Market

The Cabinet of Curiosities Night Market is bringing 85 alternative vendors, artists, designers and local brewers this week. You can expect food trucks, flash tattoos and Henna.

When: Friday, May 31st, 2024
Where: Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway Ave NW
Cost:  Free entry

Rob Schneider

Comedian Rob Schneider is bringing his stand-up comedy to town this week! The veteran of the award-winning NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider is on a tour that has him stopping at The River Cree Resort & Casino on Friday.

When: Friday, May 31st, 2024
Where:  The River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch
Cost:  $63+

Where Dark Things Dwell

This Friday, immerse yourself in Edmonton’s largest outdoor escape room! Where Dark Things Dwell is Fort Edmonton Park’s newest interactive experience, and there are two times to check it out.

When: Friday, May 31st, 2024
Where:  Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 Street Northwest
Cost:  $35


Saskatchewan’s Sweetheart are back on the road after re-establishing themselves in 2019 following a two year hiatus, and will be at the Century Casino this Friday!

When: Friday, May 31st, 2024
Where:  Century Casino, 13103 Fort Road
Cost:  $68.10+

Have a great week!