Here comes the end of April, and the start of a new month. While it is cooler out there this week, there’s no reason to just stay indoors. There’s a big career fair, Ice Cube is in town, and of course, the Oilers are playing game 5! Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week!

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Ice Cube

Ice Cube is an award-winning musician, actor, director, producer, civil rights leader, and performer.  Ice Cube announced Part 2 of his Arena tour across Canada, which includes a second Edmonton show added by popular demand this week.

When: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024
Where: River Creek Resort and Casino – 300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch, AB
Cost: $131+

Edmonton Career Fair

Want to kick off your month with a new career? Ready to meet face to face with companies hiring in Edmonton? This upcoming Career Fair in Edmonton will do just that, and it’s free to attend!

When: Wednesday, May 1st, 2024
Time: 1 pm to 4pm
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 – 118 Ave NW
Cost: Free

Sponsored Pick: Moxy Hotel

Moxy Hotel is opening its first location in Western Canada and it’s one of the most unique experiences in Banff. The new and improved space pays homage to the old Voyager Inn, built in 1964, with bold mid-century design, psychedelic textiles, expansive rundle stone walls, and the iconic Bar Moxy where you can get a free cocktail when you check in! This party hotel has everything you need for a good time, with year-round hot tubs, ping-pong tables, and the lobby Bar Moxy for unwinding with friends, both old and new.

Where: 555 Banff Avenue 
When: Opening spring 2024

Edmonton Oilers – Game 5

Alright, it’s time to really cheer out loud! The Edmonton Oilers are about to play the LA Kings for Game 5 in the Playoffs’ Round one, and we can’t contain our excitement, especially with the 3-1 lead. From the Fan Park, to inside the arena, there are several game viewing options. And don’t forget the tailgate!

When: Wednesday, May 1st, 2024
Where: Rogers Place
Cost: Tickets from $264+

Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Get ready for music that will “sweep you off your feet.” ESO Classics presents Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony this week, conducted by Shiyeon Sung.

When: Thursday, May 2nd to Saturday, May 4th, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost: $36.50+

50% of main dishes at IKEA Edmonton

Head to IKEA on Thursdays in Edmonton and you can enjoy 50% off main dishes in the Swedish Restaurant. Of note, you have to be an IKEA Family member to take advantage of the deals.

When:  Thursdays in May
Where:  1311-102 Street NW
Cost:  $3.50+

Sport Card & Memorabilia Expo

Sport Card & Memorabilia Expo is Canada’s largest and longest-running sports collectables show, and it’s in Sherwood Park this week! You’ll be able to get autographs from hockey, football, baseball and other sports legends.

When:  Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Where:  Millenium Place, 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park
Cost: $10+


If you love RENT! be sure to check out the ELOPE Musical Theatre’s show, loosely based on Puccini’s La Boeme, RENT! ELOPE Musical Theatre is a not-for-profit society that has been producing musical theatre in Edmonton for over 40 years.

When: Friday, May 3rd to May 11th, 2024
Where: Westbury Theatre, Fringe Theatre Arts Barns, 10330 84 Avenue NW
Cost: $25-$30

The Three Musketeers

Check out a comedy on stage this week! Adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, the comedy follows the swashbuckling adventures of Athos, Porthos, Aramis and the young, brave D’Artagnan. “Together, they’ll fight All For One, and One For All!”

When: On now until May 12th, 2024
Where:  The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue, Edmonton
Cost: $65+

The Beach Boys of Summer

Go back in time with this show that celebrates everything Beach Boys! No matter the weather outside, inside the Jubilations Dinner Theatre it will feel warm & cozy, and the music will probably make you want to go surfing.

When:  On now until Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where:  Jubilations Dinner Theatre – Edmonton 2061, 8882 170 Street
Cost:  $75.95 per adult

Dinosaurs: The Exhibition, Telus World of Science

Featuring true-to-size animatronics, fossils and fun – Dinosaurs: The Exhibition is coming to 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 great start to May!