And just like that, it’s the last weekend in May! Be sure to get out there and enjoy it. From Downtown Spark, to Cat Fest, and the Oilers in the playoffs, check out these things to do in and around Edmonton this weekend.

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Downtown Spark

Downtown Spark is coming back! Expect this year’s event to have art installations and musical performances, as well as street parties! The event will be free, and family-friendly!

When: Starts May 23rd and runs until June 2nd, 2024
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square and Alex Decoteau Park
Cost: Free

UFest Edmonton Ukrainian Festival 

UFest Edmonton Ukrainian Festival is a celebration of Ukrainian culture, food, music, visual arts, crafts and dance. The two-day event will be free to attend!

When: Friday, May 24th and Saturday May 25th, 2023
Where: Borden Park, 7507 Borden Park Rd NW
Cost: Free

Nora En Pure

Nora En Pure is bringing her chill beats to Edmonton’s Union Hall this Friday! Tickets are still available for this show.

When: Friday, May 24th
Where: Union Hall, 6240 99 St NW
Cost: $58.80

Beaumont Days

Beaumont’s annual city celebration returns with a weekend filled with fun! Kick things off with a Friday night street party including a market and food trucks, follow up on Saturday with pancake breakfast, parade, car show, soap box derby, midway and tons of FREE family activities!

When: Friday, May 24th to Sunday, May 26th, 2024
Where: 50 St. from 50 -52 Ave.
Cost: Free

Londonderry Mall Fair

Wild Rose Shows is here for the Londonderry mall fair! You can expect thrill rides, kiddie rides, food and fun games, a great time for the whole family!

When: Friday, May 24th to Sunday, May 26th, 2024
Where: Londonderry Mall, 137th Avenue & 66th Street
Cost: $1 +

Tasty Truck Food Festival

OEG Sports & Entertainment and Ethos are bringing the inaugural Tasty Truck Food Festival to the Fan Park at ICE District this weekend. “With over 20 food vendors, Tasty Truck is the largest food truck festival in Edmonton—featuring a diverse selection of cultural cuisines, live music and fully-licensed event grounds,” states the new event.

When: Saturday May 25, and Sunday, May 26th, 2024
Where: Fan Park at ICE District.
Cost: Free to attend

Oilers Road Game Watch Party

The Edmonton Oilers are now facing the Dallas Stars and we couldn’t be more excited! You can head to Rogers Place to watch Oilers playoff away games up on the scoreboard. Tickets are only $5 with net proceeds benefiting the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. There’s also the tailgate and Fan Park experience if you want to attend those instead!

When: Saturday May 25, 2024
Where: Rogers Place and ICE District
Cost: $5

Shawn Desman

Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer and choregographer Shawn Desman is back! The platinum selling recording artist & co-founder of MOVE Dance Competition will be at Midway this weekend.

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where: Midway – 6107 104 St NW, Edmonton
Cost: $46+

Edmonton Elks vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Antler up this preseason! The Edmonton Elks are back, and will be facing the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday.

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where:  Commonwealth Stadium, 11000 Stadium Rd, Edmonton
Cost: $19.25+

The Edmonton International Cat Festival

The Edmonton International Cat Festival is back, bringing together cat lovers to celebrate cats and cat culture, while raising money and awareness for rescues helping cats in need!

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where:  MacEwan University – Robbins Health Learning Centre 10910 104 Ave NW
Cost:  $15