We hope that you’ve enjoyed the weekend, Edmonton, and are feeling a little more refreshed heading into this week. If you aren’t quite yet, don’t worry, because we’ve got some great options around the city that will put the ‘spring’ in your step! Here are the 10 best things to do in Edmonton this week.

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Partial Solar Eclipse

Probably one of the biggest events this spring is Monday’s partial solar eclipse, and you can catch it at the TELUS World of Science. The weather dependent event will not provide glasses, but you can purchase them at the Galaxy Gift Shop there. There will be safe telescope viewing at the RASC from 11 am to 2pm.

When:  Monday, April 8th, 2024 from 11 am (weather dependent)
Where:  Telus World of Science
Cost: $36.95

Edmonton Oilers

As we near the end of the regular season, you can still catch the Edmonton Oilers at home with two games this week. One is against the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, and Friday against the Arizona Coyotes.

When: Games on April 10th, and 12th
Where: Rogers place
Cost:  $106+

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

This week, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is hopping on the Hogwarts Express for a musical adventure! You can hear live scores of all eight films from the beloved franchise.

When:  Wednesday, April 10th, Thursday, April 11th and Saturday, April 13th
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $33.50+

X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors are bringing their ‘Townie: North American Tour’ to Edmonton on Thursday. Noah Gundersen is supporting.

When:  Thursday, April 11th, 2024
Where:  Union Hall, 6240 99 St NW
Cost:  $57.27

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 April
Where:  1311-102 Street NW
Cost:  $3.50+

Latin Fire

Running for two days, Latin Fire is described as a “passionate showcase of Hispanic orchestral music, featuring virtuosic fireworks by your ESO!”

“Your heart will dance along as your ESO takes you to South America,” they say.

When:  Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $55.50+

Ukrainian Film Festival

The Ukrainian Film Festival in Edmonton (UFFE) kicks off on Friday, and presents a selection of “contemporary Ukrainian films that have been acclaimed by world critics and have won various international awards.”

When:  Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where:  Metro Cinema, 8712 109 Street Northwest
Cost:  Free

Shen Yun

Every year, Shen Yun tours to over 100 cities around the world! From Tokyo to Paris, Sydney to New York, Shen Yun’s live performances shows the artistic revival and celebration of China’s rich cultural heritage. And now, you can catch it right here in the city.

When:  Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87th Avenue NW
Cost:  $100+

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:  Friday, April 12th to Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where:  Jubilations Dinner Theatre – Edmonton 2061, 8882 170 Street
Cost:  $75.95 per adult

James Cameron’s Titanic at the Capitol Theatre

It’s the 112th anniversary of the Titanic’s maiden voyage, and The Capitol Theatre is screening James Cameron’s Titanic to celebrate. Get ready to watch (or rewatch) this unforgettable classic.

When: Friday, April 12th, 2024
Where:Capitol Theatre – Fort Edmonton Park, 1920 Street
Cost: $15

Have a great week!