The countdown is officially on until the first day of summer! June is here, and the weather is looking warm and sunny. Whatever you decide to do this weekend, don’t forget your sunscreen (on Friday at least) and your Oilers jersey! And let’s check out some of the best things to do in and around Edmonton this weekend.

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ICE District Carnival

This weekend, ICE District will be home to the largest midway ever hosted in Downtown Edmonton. Featuring a ton of games, food trucks and over 25 rides from the ‘Zipper’ and the 118-tall ‘Speed,’ there will be no shortage of things to do or see!

When: Thursday, June 6th to June 9th, 2024
Where: Fan Park, ICE District, Edmonton
Cost: Free+


We don’t know about you, but we love us a good book sale – and this is one of them! Books here start at $1!

When: Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Where:  Stanley A. Milner Library (Lower Level),7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $1+

Sponsored Pick: Booster Juice

Check out Booster Juice to try their tasty, , refreshing Booster Mix’rs – and they’re perfect for summer! These iced beverages come in lots of flavours, with tea-based drinks like the Berry Teazer and Mango Teazer as well as oat-based drinks like the Oranges n Cream, Game, Set, Matcha, and Almighty Acai. Now imagine sipping those on a warm and sunny day…

When: This summer
Where: All Booster Juice locations

Edmonton Riverhawks

Baseball is back, Edmonton. Join the Edmonton Riverhawks as they play in the diamond at RE/MAX field this month. Their home opener is on Friday, June 7th, and you can expect “an unbelievable light show presented by Uncle John’s Fireworks to end the night with a splash.”

When: June 7th with games throughout the month
Where: RE/MAX Field, 10233 96 Ave NW
Cost: $19.99+


Africanival is a festival that celebrates the colourful, rich, inviting and diverse cultures of peoples of African descent in Edmonton and beyond.

When: Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free

After Hours at Muttart: a palace edition

This weekend, you can check out an exclusive, adults only, after hours experience at the Muttart Conservatory! Get ready to explore the Muttart gardens at dusk. A cash bar will be available.

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96A Street Northwest
Cost: $54

West Block Night Market

This Friday, West Block’s Urban Square will come alive with a vibrant night market experience! Check out local artisans, and delicious local eats. There will also be music and entertainment.

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: West Block Drive Corner of 142 St and Stony Plain Road
Cost: Free

Edmonton Oilers – Stanley Cup Final

It is time! The Edmonton Oilers are facing the Florida Panthers in the 2024 Stanley Cup Finals, and it all starts on Saturday. Whether you will watch head to the tailgate, or the Road Game Watch Party, it will be a nail biter!

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Ice District/Rogers Place
Cost: Free-$20

Pride Dance Party

Pride celebrations continue this weekend at the Fruit Loop party! Expect jaw dropping drag, aerial acts, pole and burlesque performances, all in support of community partner, Rainbow Refuge.

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Starlite Room, 10030 102 Street Northwest
Cost: $27.99

Now Hear This Festival

Now Hear This is back this year, and you can expect a collection of events, including new classical music, multimedia performance art, free improvisation, electronic music, and more.

When: On now until Saturday, June 15th
Where: Various venues
Cost: $20+

Fancy Women Bike Ride 2024 (Edmonton)

According to organizers, The Fancy Women Bike Ride is “an international, women-focussed, trans-inclusive, cycling event held to advocate for city infrastructure and policies that help women feel welcome to use their bicycles for everyday transport.” It takes place in Edmonton this weekend!

When: Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Where: Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free