Happy first weekend of the new year, Edmonton! It’s a mild winter weekend, with lots to do in and around the city. So grab your coats, and head outside! Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.
Get singing and dancing this weekend at an all-women tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John. You’ll get to hear iconic hits like Crocodile Rock, Benny and the Jets, Candle in the Wind, Piano Man, New York State of Mind, Honesty and many, many more!
When: Thursday, January 5th to Sunday, January 8th, 2023
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
It’s the Year of The Rabbit, and to celebrate, West Edmonton Mall is hosting one of the biggest Lunar New Year festivals! Expect lots of performances and prizes!
When: Saturday, January 7th and Sunday, January 8th, 2023
Where: West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170 St NW
New to the Edmonton food scene is Yutaka Japanese Bistro & Bar. Touted as having one of the best new Japanese fusion menus in the city, this culinary hot-spot is delighting guests with its lineup of home-made ramen, Yakitori, crispy nori tacos and impressive signature cocktails.
Where: 10532 82 Ave NW, Edmonton
Head outdoors this weekend! Cross Country Ski under the light of the full moon, or by light of your headlamp under the new moon!
When: Saturday, January 7th, 2023
Where: Waskehegan Staging Area, Range Rd 210, Sherwood Park
Winter City Weekends is hosted by EAC at Churchill Square! It has family friendly programming every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, where you can get on the ice and groove to some of Edmonton’s best musicians and DJs. And they also offer free skates!
When: All weekend
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour is coming, and bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop LOL good time. Get ready to join them for an interactive gameday packed with one-of-a-kind premium offerings.
When: Sunday, January 8th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place
Ready to get lost? Downtown Edmonton’s first snow maze is at the Fan Park, directly next to Rogers Place! The massive 75’x75’ Oilers themed maze includes multiple photo opportunities, so get ready to smile!
When: Sunday, January 8th, 2023
Where: Ice District, Fan Park, 10128 104 Ave NW
Borealis Lights’ Christmas Drive-thru Light Display is still on, and is located in the Kinsmen RV Park in St Albert! It features over 800,000 twinkling holiday lights, and it’s the last weekend to catch it.
When: On now until January 8th, 2023
Where: 47 Riel Dr., St. Albert
Cost: $25 per vehicle
Check out a magical scenic Winter Wagon Ride! 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: Select dates between January 7 to 21st, 2023
Where:7000 143 St NW
Cost: $25 per adult
Have you tried tubing at the Edmonton Ski Club? Well, it is the least expensive option in the city, and this spot offers some classic, family-friendly fun and of course, more than earns the price of admission with a magic carpet to get you up the hill.
When: Open throughout January
Where: 9613 96 Avenue NW
Cost: $15.75 for GA
Have a great weekend, Edmonton!