Another month is upon us, and there’s no shortage of amazing things to do around Edmonton this April, whatever you’re in the mood for! We’ve got concerts, festivals, and even dinos! Here are the best things to do in and around Edmonton this April.

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Queens of the Stone Age

Kick off your month with the Queens of the Stone Age, as they stop in town for their ‘The End Is Nero’ tour. British rock band The Struts will join as support.

When: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $77+

Paranormal Tours – Spring 2024

Paranormal Tours is back and you can explore Fort Edmonton Park after dark. This season, you can choose between two unique investigations: Introductory Tour and Intermediate Tour.

When: Most Wednesdays and Sundays in April
Where:  Fort Edmonton Park – Special Events, 7000 143 St NW
Cost: $67

Matthew Good

An epic Canadian show is coming this April. Concertworks presents Matthew Good and his band with special guest Vilivant!

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2024
Where: Midway – 6107 104 St NW, Edmonton
Cost: $63+

Edmonton Oilers

As we near the end of the regular season, you can still catch the Edmonton Oilers at home for five games. In town this month are the Vancouver Canucks, Colorado Avalanche, and San Jose Sharks.

When: Games on April 5th, 10th, 12th, 13th, and 15th.
Where: Rogers place
Cost:  $87+

2nd Annual Charity Pickleball Event For All

Check out the Annual Charity Pickleball Event For All on April 6 and 7 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre (Hall F). You can expect two days of inclusive play, and all skill levels welcome.

When:  Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where:  Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW (Hall F)
Cost:  $50+

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party!

Relive the exciting Saturday morning ritual of retro cartoons and multi-coloured cereal! Grab the family, and you’ll be able to watch a cartoon line up that is always a mystery, all with vintage commercials.

When:  Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where:  Metro Cinema, 8712 109 Street
Cost:  $13+

50% of main dishes at IKEA Edmonton

Head to IKEA on Thursdays in Edmonton and you can enjoy 50% off main dishes in the Swedish Restaurant. Of note, you have to be an IKEA Family member to take advantage of the deals.

When:  Thursdays in April
Where:  1311-102 Street NW
Cost:  $3.50+

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

This April, 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:  Wednesday, April 10th, Thursday, April 11th and Saturday, April 13th
Where:  Winspear Centre
Cost:  $33.50+

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 mid month before wrapping up his tour in Calgary on April 17th.

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

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan is bringing his ‘Mind of a Country Boy’ tour to Edmonton this April. The country singer is on the road with Chayse Beckham, and Tenille Arts.

When: Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $94+

Edmonton Tattoo & Arts Festival

The Edmonton Tattoo & Arts Festival is one of the largest tattoo shows of its kind in Canada. You can expect over 450 or the best local artists all weekend long.

When: Friday, April 19th to Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Where:  Edmonton EXPO Centre, Hall E
Cost: $30+


Nigerian singer and songwriter Asake is bringing his Afrobeats sounds to Rogers Place this April.

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $68+

Sarah McLachlan

One of the most celebrated voices in Canada returns to Edmonton. This is an intimate evening with Sarah McLachlan, with benefits going to the non-profit, Sarah McLachlan School of Music in Edmonton.

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $88+


JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter Bahamas is back for a live show at the Winspear, for the first time since 2021.

He’s on the Bootcut Tour following the release of his sixth album in the fall of 2023.

When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $44+

Jurassic Quest

The world’s largest and most popular Dino event is in Edmonton this April. At Jurassic Quest, you can surround yourself by behemoths like sky-scraping Spinosaurus and, the King himself, Tyrannosaurus rex!

When:  Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where:Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $30.12+

Alberta Spirits & Cocktail Festival

This one-day event has two exclusive time slots for you to enjoy Alberta-produced spirits and craft cocktails. There will be over 30 Distilleries to sample from, and over 100 different spirits to try.

When:  Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave
Cost: $23+

Ice Cube

Ice Cube is an award-winning musician, actor, director, producer, civil rights leader, and performer.  Ice Cube announced Part 2 of his Arena tour across Canada, which includes a second Edmonton show added by popular demand this April.

When: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024
Where: River Creek Resort and Casino – 300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch, AB
Cost: $131+

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 month ahead!