The first weekend of April is upon us, and so are a couple of cloudy days. But that won’t stop us from getting outside, and checking out what’s happening in and around the city! Looking for some fun? Check out these things to do in Edmonton this weekend.

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The Organ Concert

According to the event, “the famous Davis Concert Organ will be featured front-and-center in Samy Moussa’s elegant tone poem and Guilmant’s lively symphony.”

You can expect “catchy dance rhythms and unstoppable energy are what has made Beethoven’s seventh symphony popular since its first performance in 1813.”

When: Thursday, April 4th, to Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $36.50

Edmonton Oilers

As we near the end of the regular season, you can still catch the Edmonton Oilers at home for five games, including one this Friday against the Colorado Avalanche.

When: Friday, April 5th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place
Cost:  $87+

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party!

Relive the exciting Saturday morning ritual of retro cartoons and multi-coloured cereal! Grab the family, and you’ll be able to watch a cartoon line up that is always a mystery, all with vintage commercials.

When:  Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where:  Metro Cinema, 8712 109 Street
Cost:  $13+

Cineplex Family Favourites for $3.99

Do you need weekend plans for the whole gang on Saturday morning? Cineplex’s Family Favourites program is back this month, with the screening of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret this Saturday.

When:  Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where:  Cineplex locations
Cost:  $3.99+

Spring Geeky Market

Or kick off your Saturday at the first of several spring markets taking place this month. On April 6th and 7th, you can check out the first signature Spring Geeky Gift Market and Cosplay/Costumes are encouraged!

When: Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where:Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway NW
Cost: By donation to local non-profits

2nd Annual Charity Pickleball Event For All

Check out the Annual Charity Pickleball Event For All on April 6 and 7 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre (Hall F). You can expect two days of inclusive play, and all skill levels welcome.

When:  Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where:  Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW (Hall F)
Cost:  $50+

Creating Beauty – A Watercolour Exhibition

“Creating Beauty – A Watercolour Exhibition” opens at the AGA this Saturday, exhibiting artworks created by a group of 11 emerging artists.

When:  Saturday, April 6th, to June 2nd, 2024
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost:  $14, or free for members

North Edmonton Eid Bazaar

Getting ready for Eid? The North Edmonton Eid Bazaar is the perfect place for that! Get in on exclusive Eid shopping. This community event includes local vendors.

When: Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where: ARCA, 14525 127 St NW
Cost: Free

Paranormal Tours – Spring 2024

Paranormal Tours is back and you can explore Fort Edmonton Park after dark. This season, you can choose between two unique investigations: Introductory Tour and Intermediate Tour.

When: Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where:  Fort Edmonton Park – Special Events, 7000 143 St NW
Cost: $67

Dinosaurs: The Exhibition, Telus World of Science

Featuring true-to-size animatronics, fossils and fun – Dinosaurs: The Exhibition is at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton and it’ll be an imaginative event of epic proportions.

Described as an immersive experience, this life-like exhibit will be fit for all ages and showcase the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods.

When: On now until September 9th, 2024
Where: 11211 142 St NW, Edmonton AB
Cost: $23+

Have a fabulous weekend!