Welcome to a new week, Edmonton! Punjabi music mogul Diljit Dosanjh is in town to kick off the week, and it is a busy concert week in the city. You can also catch Foreigner in town, or maybe go to a little glam party at the AGA? To help you plan it out, here are 10 things to do in Edmonton this week.

Recent Posts:
Let’s fly! WestJet now offers flights from Edmonton to this vibrant US City & it’s direct
One for the Guinness books: Here are 5 incredible records broken in Alberta

Diljit Dosanjh

Punjabi music mogul Diljit Dosanjh announced his Dil-Luminati Tour earlier this year, taking him to stadiums and arenas across North America. The 13-date tour kicked off in Vancouver before making its way to Edmonton on Monday!

When: Monday, May 6th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $96.39+

Violent Femmes

American folk-punk band Violent Femmes are making their Winspear Centre debut this week. You can expect the band to perform two of their greatest albums in entirety – their self-titled debut album and Hallowed Ground.

When:  Wednesday, May 8th, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $59+

Sponsored pick: Ming Shine

Has the long, Edmonton winter left your car looking a little… rough? Ming Shine is a local business with over 60 years of experience and voted Edmonton’s best in premium auto detailing. They have 3 different detailing packages depending on your budget and how badly your car needs a good scrub. Check them out online to book your appointment. With those accolades, you know your 4-wheeled baby is in good hands!

When: 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday
Where: 2 locations, 10575 108 St NW | 9918 35 Ave NW
Cost: Prices vary by detailing package and add-ons

The Edmonton Career Fair

If you’re looking to make a career change, you can check out the Edmonto Career Fair this week. Get in front of hiring managers, and college recruiters. This event starts at 10am.

When: Thursday, May 9th, 2024
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave
Cost: Free to attend

WHC Summer Series

Wild Heart Collective’s 124 Grand Market is set to make a return this week. The food and drink (plus a little shopping and entertainment) will be running Thursday, Saturdays, and Sundays at locations around the city starting on May 9th.

When: Starts Thursday, May 9th, 2024
Where: 108 Avenue & 124 Street
Cost: Free to attend

NorthwestFest International Documentary Festival

NorthwestFest International Documentary Festival is Canada’s largest running non-fiction film fest, and it kicks off this Thursday. You can watch the best in non-fiction, music, and documentary filmmaking.

When: Thursday, May 9th, to May 15th, 2024
Where:  8712 109 Street
Cost: $15+

Hits of Broadway: Celebrating Motherhood

This week, you can celebrate Mother’s Day weekend early with Broadway’s greatest hits celebrating maternal figures. There will be songs from Mamma Mia!, Gypsy, Dear Evan Hansen, Into the Woods, Once on This Island, Waitress and more!

When: Thursday, May 9th, to Sunday, May 12th, 2024
Where: Rice Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
Cost: $60

FOREIGNER: Farewell Tour

“I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Juke Box Hero, FOREIGNER is about to bring it all to the stage during their historic Farewell Tour of Canada.

When: Friday, May 10th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $96.60+

Art on the Block 2024

Want to spend a glam evening at the Art Gallery of Alberta? Then head to Art on the Block on May 10! Expect an evening filled with opportunity to bid on and take home stunning artwork, along with one-of-a-kind experiences and packages donated by local businesses and makers! It’s the AGA’s largest fundraising event and a highly sought-after gathering!

When: Friday, May 10th, 2024
Where:  2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $150

Alberta Ballet in Der Wolf & The Rite of Spring

Alberta Ballet is bringing Der Wolf & The Rite of Spring to Edmonton. You can expect this double bill to immerse you “into the dark and curious landscape of folklore, forest and frenzy against hard-hitting visceral scores.”

When: Friday, May 10th, and Saturday, May 11th, 2024
Where:  Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost:  $73.68+

Have a great week!