Well, Edmonton, the weekend is here and the weather is looking great! It is also the final weekend of April, and there are lots of events in the city! Head out and check out the best things to do in and around Edmonton this weekend!

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Jurassic Quest

The world’s largest and most popular Dino event is in Edmonton this April. At Jurassic Quest, you can surround yourself by behemoths like sky-scraping Spinosaurus and, the King himself, Tyrannosaurus rex!

When:  Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where:Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $30.12+

Oilers Road Game Watch Party – Edmonton Oilers v. Los Angeles Kings

Just because they’re away doesn’t mean we don’t cheer as loud at Rogers Place! Check out the Oilers Road Game Watch Party as the team plays game 3 and 4 in LA. Tickets are only $5 with net proceeds benefiting the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. You can also check out the outdoor tailgate party, which is free to attend.

When:  Friday, April 26th and Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place
Cost:  $5

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Capital City Vintage Market

Sure there’s spring cleaning, but what about spring shopping? A vintage market pop-up comes to the Edmonton Aviation Museum, with some 40 vendors ready to show off the best of the best. What’s more, it’s free to attend!

When: Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: Edmonton Aviation Museum
Cost: Free!

Love Pro Wrestling 25: Edmonton Calling!

This weekend, you can check out the best of the best in Canadian wrestling, including “The Intangible” Zoë Sager, Lumberjack Larry Woods, Michael Richard Blais, Taryn From Accounting, Reid Matthews, the RADz, Steven Crowe, and more, for an unforgettable night of live pro wrestling.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: The Rec Room South Edmonton, 1725 99 St NW
Cost: $30+

Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Coldplay

Get ready to be immersed at a candlelight concert. This week, you can hear the music of Coldplay at Betty Andrews Recital Hall bathed in a lush, floral display dedicated to spring.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: Betty Andrews Recital Hall, Room 11-150, 11110 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $54.50

2024 Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival

The Dreamspeakers International Indigenous FIlm Festival (DIIFF) returns this week, “ᐃᑕᐦ ᑲᒋᒧᔭᐦᐠ: Where We Tell the Story.” This year, you can watch over 40 films, filmmaker panels, an animation workshop and more. The films hail from all over the world including: Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Japan, and for the first time, Iran.

When: Friday, April 26th, to May 8th, 2024
Where: Metro Cinema at the Garneau
Cost: $75

Wannabe – a Spice Girls Tribute

Relive your 90s days with this Spice Girls Tribute! WANNABE – A Spice Girls Tribute is a touring show all about girl power, and your fave childhood group!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where:The Pearl Showroom, 12464 153 St NW
Cost: $33.50

Cineplex Family Favourites

Cheap movie alert! Saturday brings Cineplex Family Favourites to a theatre near you, and this weekend it is showing “Peter Rabbit.” Tickets are $3.99!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where:Cineplex near you
Cost: $3.99

Queen Rock Montreal

For a limited time, you can watch Queen Rock Montreal on a massive screen – and it has been “digitally re-mastered for the first time into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience including 12-channel surround sound and crystal-clear images.” The setlist includes their greatest hits including “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody To Love,” “Under Pressure,” Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and “We Are The Champions.”

When: Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where: IMAX theatre, 11211 142 St NW
Cost: $14.95

Immersive Disney Animation

The final weekend is here! The Edmonton EXPO Centre is hosting the Disney Animation: Immersive Experience and no matter your age, you won’t want to miss it, especially as it wraps up on Sunday.

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

Have a great weekend!