Ah, we can feel spring in the air and we’re loving it! Add in the fact that it is the weekend, and we have a winning combination. From hockey to Lil Tjay, and the music of Harry Potter, here are the best things to do in Edmonton this spring weekend.

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Edmonton Oilers

As we near the end of the regular season, you can still catch the Edmonton Oilers at home this week. On Friday, the Oilers are at home for a game against the Arizona Coyotes, and on Saturday, the Vancouver Canucks are in the city.

When: Friday, April 12th, and Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Where: Rogers place
Cost:  $106+

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+

My Life – A Tribute to Billy Joel

Billy Joel fans won’t want to miss this experience! My Life – A Tribute to Billy Joel showcases the music of one of the best-selling artists of all time, as performed by Elton Lammie, who is known as “one of the most authentic Billy Joel tribute artists in North America.”

When:  Friday, April 12th, 2024
Where:  The Pearl Showroom, Pure Casino Yellowhead
Cost:  $38.50+

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

This weekend, 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:  Saturday, April 13th, 2024 at 2 PM
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $33.50+

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

Lil Tjay

Rapper Lil Tjay announced his 2024 Canada-wide Good Life Tour back in January following his successful 2023 Beat The Odds Tour. The New-York rapper is in Edmonton this weekend before wrapping up his tour in Calgary.

When: Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $57+

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+

Immersive Disney Animation

This spring, the Edmonton EXPO Centre is hosting the Disney Animation: Immersive Experience and no matter your age, you won’t want to miss it!

Brought to life by Lighthouse Immersive, the upcoming exhibit will make visitors “feel like they’ve entered the incredible worlds of beloved Disney characters,” and will celebrate the studio’s greatest hits like The Lion King and Frozen.

When: On now until April 28th, 2024
Where: 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $37+

Have a great weekend!