It looks like it’s going to be a warm and sunny weekend – could spring be in the air? Make the most of the sweater weather with 10 things to do in and around Edmonton this weekend. And have a happy St Patrick’s Day!

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Matt Rife: The ProbleMATTic World Tour!

Matt Rife is probably one of the fastest growing comedians, with his fame rising through his viral content on TikTok. Rife has been selling-out comedy clubs and theaters across the country and is on his biggest tour to-date, with four shows in Edmonton this week.

When: Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost: Sold out on Ticketmaster, some resale tickets available on other ticketing sites

Posh Market

Looking for local buys? Posh Market will be at Southgate Centre this weekend, with over 30 local businesses to check out. Plus, there will be free totes for the first 20 shoppers on Saturday and Sunday!

When: Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where: Southgate Mall Centre Court – Beside Sephora, 5015 111 Street
Cost: Free

Sponsored Pick: The Sound of Music

The hills are alive – and they’re going to be singing at The Citadel Theatre! The Sound of Music is coming to Edmonton, and this Tony Award-winning musical is unmissable. Follow the story of free-spirited Maria as she becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with 7 children. It’s a story of joy, love, and found family – and it’s a total classic. Get your tickets to see it – and hurry. Opening night is already almost sold out!

When: Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 31, 2024
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave, Edmonton
Cost: Ticket price varies by seat

Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show

Are you an avid outdoor enthusiast looking for what’s new and exciting? The Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show is taking place all weekend, and probably has what you’re looking for! This is the largest event of this kind in Western Canada, and it is on until Sunday.

When:Thursday, March 14th to Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where:Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $16

Edmonton Oilers

Cheer on the Oilers at their home game on Saturday at Rogers Place against the Colorado Avalanches!

When: Saturday, March 16th at 8 PM
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $87+

Motown Get Down

Edmonton, it’s time to travel back to “Detroit in the 1960s as Motown maven Krystle Dos Santos and R&B/Soul sensation Terrell Edwards unite in the Rice Theatre with a dazzling showcase of one of the most iconic music genres ever.” Get ready to hear music from The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & the Pips and more!

When: Thursday, March 14th to Saturday, March 16th, 2024
Where: Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave
Cost: $26.25+

The Old Sod

This weekend, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with The Old Sod. According to the Winspear Centre, this will feature the University of Alberta Concert Band and University Symphonic Wind Ensemble. With special guests, the Celtic Ceilidh Dance Academy.

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $20

St Patrick’s Day at Rec Room

Feeling lucky? You can head to one of Rec Room’s Edmonton locations on Sunday for some “snacks, sips, and shenanigans to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Come for the games and green beer, stay for the live Celtic music, swag, and more!”

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where: 1725-99th Street NW, and Unit 2065, 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: Free entry


Gwar is on their Age of Befuddlement tour, which is stopping in Edmonton on St Patrick’s Day. They will also have special guests, Cancer Bats and Fuming Mouth.

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where: Midway, 6107 104 St NW
Cost: $58.16

Immersive Disney Animation

This winter and spring, the Edmonton EXPO Centre will host 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!