Happy week before the long weekend, Edmonton! While we are looking forward to Victoria Day, there are still lots of things to check out before then. Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week.


The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is the country’s largest annual youth science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event, bringing together top young scientists and their projects! There will be select days for the public to check it out- for Free!

When: Wednesday, May 17th to Friday, May 19th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue
Cost: Free


This weekday concert is by the Suzuki Charter School Kindergarten to Grade 9 students, who will be performing choral and orchestral suites celebrating Suzuki repertoire and jazz and baroque music in three concert mini series.

When: Wednesday, May 17th, 2022
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $22

Mamma Mio!

How about a dinner and a show before the long weekend? For this one, expect all the best of the ABBA music and movies, all together in one classic Jubilations Dinner Theatre parody romp.

When: Showtimes on May 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2023
Where: 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $69.95


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 starting this month!

When: Thursday, May 18th, 2023
Where: Locations around Edmonton


Get into nature at the Botanic Garden this week. It’s spring, flowers are blooming, and the Botanic Garden just opened for the reason. You’ve got acres upon acres of beautiful gardens to explore!

When: Open throughout the week
Where: 51227 AB-60, Parkland County
Cost: $19.75 for GA

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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: Friday, May 5th until October 10th, 2023
Where:  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton,  11211 142 Street
Cost: $30.90


Perhaps you want to check out The Art of the Brick, but in adult only form? Brick and Bar is the answer! Check out the exhibit, build the Lego, and have a drink or two. This is an 18+ event.

When: Friday, May 19th, 2023
Where:  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton, 11211 142 Street
Cost: Entry + $18.95

MayDaze Carnival

Looking for an early start to a long weekend destination that will be fun for the entire family? Check out MayDaze Carnival this Friday. Not only will there be a carnival, but there will be a popup market as well!

When: Friday, May 19th to Monday, May 22nd, 2023
Where:   Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 66 Street Northwest
Cost:  $1-$55


Prison Dancer is a musical by Filipino-Canadian creators Romeo Candido and Carmen De Jesus. It is based on a viral video from 2007, showing 1,500 inmates in a Philippines prison dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

When: On now until Sunday, May 28th, 2023
Where:  The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
Cost: $30+


Ok so she may not be touring in Canada (yet), but you can catch an awesome Laser Taylor Swift show this Friday! Laser Taylor Swift takes her biggest hits and brings them to life in dazzling laser light. What better way to kick off a long weekend?!

When: Friday, May 19th, 2023
Where: Telus World of Science, Zeidler Dome
Cost: $14.95

Have a great week, Edmonton!