It’s the last weekend of November! Why not make the most of it, and the most of the (almost) final days of 2023 by enjoying what’s happening in and around the city? From Elf in Concert to holiday festivities, here are the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend!

Elf in Concert

Buddy fans, rejoice! The holidays are never complete without Elf, and you can check out Elf in Concert this week. You can relive the heartwarming yoliday classic on a giant screen, as notes are played live to the picture.

When: Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th, 2023
Where:  Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave. NW
Cost: $57.50+

Enchanted Forest

This November, wander through the ‘Enchanted Forest’ a Christmas tree festival where Edmontonians from all walks of life have purchased and decorated Firs with tinsel, beads, lights and love – for your enjoyment!

When: Friday, November 24th to Sunday, January 7th, 2024
Where: 10005 102 St
Cost: Free

Sponsored Pick: Permanent Jewelry at The Sparkle Bar

Ready to upgrade your jewelry game without breaking the bank? Lucky for you, from Nov 17th – 27th, you can join the hype of permanent jewelry at The Sparkle Bar with affordable, high-quality and drop-dead gorgeous pieces for up to 15% off. Sounds spectacular, hey?

When: November 17 to 27th, 2023
Where: 10340 Connaught Dr NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 3J3
Cost: Price varies

Sinatra and Beyond with Tony Desare

Tony DeSare is bringing the sounds of Sinatra’s most popular classics to Edmonton. Expect classics including Night and Day, One for my Baby, Come Fly With Me, Luck Be A Lady, I’ve Got the World on a String, and My Way.

When: Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th, 2023
Where:  Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Cost:  $36.50+

Sponsored Pick: A Christmas Carol

Get ready for a holiday heart-melter! Can a trio of spirited sidekicks thaw Scrooge’s icy heart in the nick of time? ‘A Christmas Carol’, an adaptation by David van Belle, is bringing its festive fiesta to Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre this winter season and mark our words, you’ll exit with your Christmas spirit cranked up to 11. 

When: Friday, November 25 – Saturday, December 23, 2023
Where: Citadel Theatre | 9828 101A Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3C6
Cost: $100+

Lights Up!

Looking for a free way to celebrate the holiday season this weekend? The annual Lights Up! celebration is taking place outdoors and indoors at Fort Saskatchewan’s City Hall.

You can expect Pictures with Santa, a holiday photo booth, and the bight Lights Up!

When:  Friday, November 24th, 2023
Where: City Hall, 10005 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: Free

Magic of Lights, Edmonton

Brought to life by Canadian Tire, this enchanting event will treat families, friends and love birds to 1.5 million dazzling LEDs and familiar animations.

From an awe-inspiring 200-foot tunnel to a 32-foot-tall Barbie, this festive celebration is not one to be missed, especially if you’re not a fan of the cold.

When: Thursday, November 23rd to January 6th, 2024
 50342 Range Rd, Edmonton International Airport
Cost: $30

Sponsored Pick: 10 tea-infused mocktails to impress on your next date night

Pulling out all the stops for date night? Why not flex your mixology skills while you’re at it? You don’t need booze to have a good time, and with these 10 tea-infused mocktail recipes using Traditional Medicinals’ tea, you can enjoy as much as you want without the next-day headache. Pull out all the stops for your date with organic tea-based mocktails with high-quality ingredients that will be sure to wow them. It’s time to break out the fancy glassware!

Christmas In The Park

So many holiday activities! Christmas in the Park is one of them! You can visit with Santa, walk through a candlelight story walk, dash through the snow on a horse drawn hay ride, and of course, sing carols. New this year, there will be a mini donut truck!

When: Saturday, November 25th, 2023
Where:Devon Lions Campground (must take Park n’ Ride)
Cost: $8 per person

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

The Muttart Conservatory’s new feature “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” will get you into the holiday spirit! You can surround yourself with beautiful Muttart-grown poinsettias and a Christmas tree so big and beautiful that you’ll have to see it to believe it.

When: Saturday, November 25 until January 2, 2024.
Where: The Muttart Conservatory, 9626 – 96A Street
Cost: $14.95

Borealis Lights

Borealis Lights Drive Thru Christmas Lights Display returns to The St. Albert Kinsmen RV Park for another year, and it is open for the season. The experience is estimated to take 25 to 30 minutes to complete.

When: Friday, November 17th, 2023 until January 7, 2024
Where:  Borealis Lights Light Park – Christmas Drive-Thru Light Display, 47 Riel Dr
Cost:  $32+

Have a great weekend!