Happy almost-June, Edmonton! As we inch closer to June, 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!


Downtown Spark is still on! Expect this year’s event to be bigger and better, with more things to see including art installations and musical performances, as well as street parties! The event will be free, and family-friendly.

When: On now until June 5th, 2023
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free

International Children’s Festival of the Arts

From free activities to performances, the International Children’s Festival of the Arts is back, and it “awakens a child’s innate sense of wonder and excitement, and encourages them to explore what’s possible.”

When: Thursday, June 1st until Sunday, June 4th, 2023
Where: St. Albert Place Promenade, 5 St. Anne St, St. Albert
Cost:  $7+


The next generation of Edmonton talent is here! Nextfest is a festival made up of hundreds of young and emerging artists from a wide variety of disciplines, and the festival celebrates an electric line up of performances and installations.

When: Thursday, June 1st until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: The Roxy Theatre
Cost: Free

Pride Month

June is Pride Month in Edmonton! Kick off your celebrations by joining DJ Lady Luck at Evolution Wonderlounge on June 2nd.

When: Friday, June 2nd, 2023
Where: 10220 – 103 St NW
Cost: $10

Great Hollywood Adventures

This week, check out Great Hollywood Adventures which mixes the good ol’ action-adventure films in an exciting concert setting! Special guests Cantilon Chamber Choir will perform music from Braveheart. Other highlights include excerpts from the original scores of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Trek Into Darkness, King Kong, North By Northwest, The Right Stuff, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, and more.

When: Friday, June 2nd until Sunday, June 4th, 2023
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $52+


Get ready to rock! Rock Of Ages is now playing in Edmonton. The Tony Award nominated musical has been selling out theatres from New York to Vegas to London’s West End! This show “captures the iconic era that was the big, bad 1980’s through the story of a small-town girl, a city boy, and a rock ‘n’ roll romance on the Sunset Strip.”

When: On now until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: Mayfield Theatre
Cost: $95+

Mamma Mio!

We’re thinking dinner and a show sounds lovely as a springtime night out! For this, expect all the best of the ABBA music and movies, all together in one classic Jubilations Dinner Theatre parody romp.

When: On now until Sunday, June 18th, 2023
Where: 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $69.95

Go On An Adventure

Feeling energized by the warmer weather? It might be time to go on a little adventure! Take a sneaky day trip nearby, or go all out with a multi-day grand tour.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Fort Edmonton Park

The already iconic has recently reopened and with it a perfect outing idea! Family-friendly options that double as date ideas are few and far between, but we definitely think Fort Edmonton Park is a great example of it.

When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 7000 143 Street NW
Cost: $26.20 for GA

Enjoy some All-You-Can-Eat wings

Drop everything, except for that wing!  St. Louis Bar & Grill is bringing back its popular annual All-You-Can-Eat chicken wings event, Wingsanity, for an entire month and it kicks off this week!

When: Starting on Tuesday, May 30th, until Sunday, July 2nd, 2023
Where: St Louis Bar & Grill locations
Cost: $23.99 plus tax

Have a great week!