Welcome to another week, Edmonton! January is flying by, so if you wanted to check out some events in the city, there is no better time than now. From Chelsea Handler to an annual ice carving festival, here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week!

Garneau Strong Quartet

Ready to get lost in a melody? The Garneau Strong Quartet is coming to the Muttart Hall for its third show in its concert series and it’s set to be an enchanting evening filled with timeless classics to get lost in.

When: Monday January 15th, 2024
Where: MacEwan University – Alberta College Campus 10050 MacDonald Drive NW
Cost: $26+

Muttart Conservatory Adults Only Night

If you’re not feeling winter’s chilly embrace, remember that the Muttart Conservatory is back in action and has an adult only time on Wednesdays! Take a trip to this incredible indoor garden in the city, which we admit might double as one of our favourite buildings in the city.

When: Wednesday, January 17th, 2023
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Tickets: $14.95 for GA

Jobs Canada Edmonton Career Fair

If you’re looking for work, you can meet with Canada’s hiring companies and training institutions in Edmonton on Thursday.

Network with Governments, National Companies, Independent Businesses, and Organizations providing employment services, career resources, entrepreneurship, training, and continuing education programs.

Vacancies and career services are open to everyone (students, professional adults, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, landed immigrants, newcomers, temporary visitors, and foreign skilled workers).

When: Thursday, January 18th, 2023
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 – 118 Ave NW
Tickets: Free

CHISELED: Edmonton’s International Ice Carving Competition

Formally known as Ice on Whyte — this annual ice carving festival is making its return to the ICE District. Walk through the displays as talented sculptors chisel away at their frozen blocks and marvel as they transform it into a finished masterpiece. It’s a frosty spectacle that you’ll want to have bookmarked in your calendar.

When: January 18th -20th, 2024
Where: ICE District – 10360 102 Street
Cost: Free

Winter Wagon Rides

Have you checked out the magical scenic Winter Wagon Rides yet?

Enjoy twinkling lights strung up around Fort Edmonton Park’s historic streets, while bundled up in a festive horse-drawn wagon ride throughout the entire park!

When: Thursday, January 18th, 2024
Where:7000 143 St NW
Cost: $25 per adult

Sip & Solve 

Looking for a date night? Get a fun workout at Sip & Solve – an adult only (18+) night in the Mazes & Games Exhibition.

Work your way through over 60 puzzling experiences to challenge your brain, test your perceptions, compete and solve with your date, your family or friends!

When: Thursday, January 18th,2024
Where:Telus World Of Science, 11211 142 St NW
Cost: $12.95

Edmonton Oilers

Start the week off by cheering on the home team! The Oilers are scheduled for two home games this week, including face offs against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Seattle Kraken.

When: Tuesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 18th,2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Avenue NW
Cost: Varies

She Loves You

She Loves You is an all-women tribute to The Beatles.

You’ll enjoy all the classic hits from The Beatles, including “Yesterday”, “Strawberry Fields”, “The Fool On The Hill” and so many more!

When: Thursday, January 18th to Sunday, January 21st, 2024
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
Cost:  $60+

Chelsea Handler: Little Big Bitch Tour

Grammy-nominated comedian, television host, best-selling author and advocate, Chelsea Handler, is in town for her “Little Big Bitch Tour” this Friday.

“The Little Big Bitch Tour gives fans a retrospective look at what made her the person and comedian we all have grown to love,” according to organizers.

When:  Friday, January 19th, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost: $55+

Royal Alberta Museum

Feeling the winter chill in Edmonton? Fear not, because the RAM has your cozy fix this month! Unearth the fascinating tales of Alberta’s people in the Human History Hall or roll up your sleeves for some hands-on fun at one of the museum’s family friendly drop-in activities.

When: Open throughout January
Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost: Varies