Happy first official week of June, Edmonton! From outdoor carnivals, to outdoor markets, and a circus, there are a lot of events to check out in the city this week! Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this first week of June!


Sustainival is almost here, bringing the world’s first green carnival to Edmonton’s Fan Park @ ICE District. Expect a family carnival complete with a full-size midway with over 45 rides and games, interactive displays, community vendors and a variety of educational activities highlighting the future of innovation—which is operated completely on renewable energy.

When: Thursday, June 8th to Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: Fan Park @ ICE District
Cost: $35

WHC Summer Series

While it’s not technically summer yet, the Wild Heart Collective’s 124 Grand Market is back. The food and drink (plus a little shopping and entertainment) event will be running Thursday, Saturdays, and Sundays at locations around the city.

When: Thursday, June 8th, 2023
Where:108 Avenue & 124 Street

Rock of Ages

Get ready to rock! Rock Of Ages is winding down its performances soon, so it’s time to check it out! The Tony Award nominated musical has been selling out theatres from New York to Vegas to London’s West End! This show “captures the iconic era that was the big, bad 1980’s through the story of a small-town girl, a city boy, and a rock ‘n’ roll romance on the Sunset Strip.”

When: On now until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: Mayfield Theatre
Cost: $95+

Muttart Conservatory

The Muttart Conservatory is a great weekday pick no matter the weather. After all, who can resist a trip to an indoor botanical garden in one of the city’s coolest buildings? Enjoy Adult Only evenings on Wednesdays from 4 – 9 PM.

When: Open throughout June
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Tickets: $14.95 for GA

Royal Canadian International Circus

The Royal Canadian International Circus 2023 is coming to West Edmonton Mall, and it all kicks off this Thursday! You can expect to see “Daredevil extraordinaire, Joseph Dominik Bauer of Switzerland on the Wheel of Destiny, the amazing Aerialists and Trapeze Artists, The African Bone Breakers Contortionists as seen on America’s Got Talent, Globe of Death extreme motor cyclist plus award winning speed Juggler Nilson Escobar from Peru, the Dominguez Duo Crossbow Thrill Act, Guerrero High Wire Troupe from Columbia, and the TZ Ladies of the Air.”

When: Thursday, June 8th to Sunday, June 18th, 2023
Where: West Edmonton Mall
Cost: $35+

Halal Ribfest Edmonton

The Halal Ribfest is almost here! This festival is more than just food – it’s a celebration of community, culture, and diversity.

When: Friday, June 9th until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free entry

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Now Hear This 2023

Now Hear This is back this year, and you can expect a collection of events, including new classical music, multimedia performance art, free improvisation, electronic music, and more.

When: Friday, June 9th until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where: Various venues
Cost: $10+


We don’t know about you, but we love us a good book sale – and this is one of them! Books here start at $1!

When: Friday, June 9th until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where:  Stanley A. Milner Library (Lower Level),7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $1+

The Art of Brick

The world’s largest and most popular display of Lego art is here! If you’re a Lego fan, be sure to make time to head to Telus World of Science to discover over a million Lego bricks transformed into over 100 sculptures by contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya.

When: On now until October 10th, 2023
Where:  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton,  11211 142 Street
Cost: $30.90


According to Winspear Centre, “Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony opens with an ominous “fate” theme, yet through tumult and drama, the orchestra blazes toward a triumphant conclusion.”

When: Friday, June 9th until Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Where:  Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Cost: $32+