Happy long weekend! We’ve made it to Victoria Day weekend, Edmonton. The weather will kick off with some showers but will be warm, and the sun will mostly be shining. So let’s check out the best things to do in Edmonton this Victoria Day long weekend! And Go Oilers!

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Volleyball Canada Nationals

Volleyball Canada Youth National Championships are back in Edmonton at the EXPO Centre for the third time this year! The 2024 Nationals will welcome 1264 teams to Edmonton, and over 30,000 people will be here over a 12 day period from across the country, according to the EXPO Centre.

When: Wednesday, May 15th to 26th, 2024
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $54.58

Mill Woods Carnival

Kick off the long weekend at the Mill Woods Carnival! The family-friendly event will have several rides including a carousel, Expo Wheel, Hurricane, and the Orbiter.

When: Friday, May 17th, to May 20th, 2024
Where: Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 66 St. NW
Cost: Single ticket starts at $1 and all day passes $40

Fort Edmonton Park’s 50th Anniversary

Fort Edmonton Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and will be hosting a weekend of events to mark the occasion.

“You can expect to hear harmonious sounds from 1974, taste treats that will take you through the eras, reminisce on your memories from the Park playing at the Capitol Theatre, win a family pass for another visit, and more,” states the Park.

When: Saturday, May 18th, and Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Where: Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 Street Northwest
Cost: $26.20

Cineplex Family Deal

Looking for a fun Saturday morning activities this weekend? Cineplex Canada has brought back its Family Favourites deal, offering just $3.99 movie tickets! This weekend, you can watch Migration.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where: Cineplex near you
Cost: $3.99

Edmonton Oilers

Round two of the playoffs continue, and the Oilers are at home this weekend, and tickets are still available for Rogers Place. If you prefer to cheer on for free, there’s the Fan Park and Tailgate party!

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place
Cost: $356+

Bison Backstage at Elk Island

Looking to learn something new this spring? Bison Backstage is an exclusive, behind the scenes look at bison conservation at Elk Island! Guests will be led “through the Plains Bison Handling Facility and along the way will learn about the history of bison, how they affect the prairie landscape around them, and how parks staff continue the ongoing role in bison conservation efforts,” according to the Park.

When: Weekends starting Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where:  Heritage Barn near the Wahkotowin Visitor Information Centre
Cost: $14.75

Antique Mall Parking Lot Sale

Shop until you drop! This long weekend Monday, check out the Antique Mall Parking Lot Sale. From treasures to quality collectibles, you want, they’ve got it! the market runs from 9 am-4 pm.

From foodies to fresh air enthusiasts, the Farmers and Makers Market is a must-visit this summer. Whether you’re shopping local or stopping by the grub truck, it’s likely to be well worth your time.

When: Monday, May 20th, 2024
Where: Old Strathcona Antique Mall Parking Lot, 10323 78 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Cost: Free

World Waterpark

This Victoria Day, ride some slides, hang out in the wave pool and grab a bite to eat at the World Waterpark – the ultimate long weekend activity for you and your friends or family.

When: Monday, May 20th, 2024
Where: 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $45+

Municipal Golf Courses

Golf season is finally here, the sun will be shining, and in every corner of the city there’s a course mowed and ready. This Victoria Day long weekend, check one of them out and enjoy!

Where: Rundle Park Golf Course, Riverside Golf Course, & Victoria Golf Course and Driving Range
Cost: $10+

Jurassic Forest 

This Victoria Day, check out Alberta’s Jurassic Forest – a prehistoric spot where you can do scavenger hunts, hop on rides, and get up close and personal with lifesized herbivores, carnivores, as well as fellow primitive nerds, like us.

When: Monday, May 20th, 2024
Where: 23210 Township Road 564 #2, Gibbons, AB
Cost: $17

Have a great weekend!