Happy weekend, Edmonton! It’s cold out there, so be sure to bundle up if you plan to head out – because there are lots of events to check out in the city. From indoor shows, to an outdoor ice carving competition, here are the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.


This YEG staple is celebrating its 40th year as the home to Edmonton’s original indoor farmers market.

From organic produce and pastries to artisan tables filled with pottery, woodwork and jewelry — you can fill your basket and your Saturday wandering through the market’s busy stalls.

When: Every Saturday throughout January, 8am to 3pm
Where: 83rd Ave and 103 Street
Cost: Free to enter

CHISELED: Edmonton’s International Ice Carving Competition

Formally known as Ice on Whyte — this annual ice carving festival is making its return to the ICE District.

Walk through the displays as talented sculptors chisel away at their frozen blocks and marvel as they transform it into a finished masterpiece. It’s a frosty spectacle that you’ll want to have bookmarked in your calendar.

When: January 18th -20th, 2024
Where: ICE District – 10360 102 Street
Cost: Free

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She Loves You

She Loves You is an all-women tribute to The Beatles.

You’ll enjoy all the classic hits from The Beatles, including “Yesterday”, “Strawberry Fields”, “The Fool On The Hill” and so many more!

When: Thursday, January 18th to Sunday, January 21st, 2024
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue
Cost:  $60+

Ice Grooves

Bundle up, and swing by City Hall Plaza Ice Grooves this weekend to dance and skate.

This Friday, DJ Chu The Producer will be spinning beats on the ice, and on Saturday, while there will be no Ice Grooves, you can check out N2CY Winter Skate Event (Family-friendly music and free skate rentals available).

When: Friday January 19th, and Saturday, January 20th 2024
Where 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free

Chelsea Handler: Little Big Bitch Tour

Grammy-nominated comedian, television host, best-selling author and advocate, Chelsea Handler, is in town for her “Little Big Bitch Tour” this Friday.

“The Little Big Bitch Tour gives fans a retrospective look at what made her the person and comedian we all have grown to love,” according to organizers.

When:  Friday, January 19th, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost: $55+

Winter Pride Party

It’s the second annual Winter Pride Party, and it is all about tubing, skiing, snowboarding, dancing, and a stellar vibe!

There will be discounted lift tickets from 1 to 5 pm.

When: Saturday, January 20th, 2024
Where: Edmonton Ski Club
Cost: $25

Deep Freeze Festival

This annual celebration of the arts is one that you won’t want to miss.

Dive into the enchantment that is the Deep Freeze Festival for a weekend filled with cultural teachings, brilliant light displays, local art and music and delicious traditional treats.

When: Saturday, January 20th, and Sunday, January 21st, 2024
Where: Alberta Avenue – 118 Avenue NW & 90-95 Street
Cost: Free

Ennio Morricone: A Fistful of Film Scores

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra describe Ennio Morricone as “the man who changed the sound of cinema forever.”

And you can experience all the unforgettable music this weekend. “You’ll be blown away by the remarkable fusion of baroque choir and tribal drumming (The Mission),” states the description.

When: Saturday, January 20th, and Sunday, January 21st, 2024
Where: 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: $63.50+

Winter Wagon Rides

Have you checked out the magical scenic Winter Wagon Rides yet?

Enjoy twinkling lights strung up around Fort Edmonton Park’s historic streets, while bundled up in a festive horse-drawn wagon ride throughout the entire park!

When: Saturday, January 20th, 2024
Where:7000 143 St NW
Cost: $25 per adult

Love Pro Wrestling: The Oil Rumble

Pro wrestling is coming to Rogers Place! If you’re a sports fan, you’re in for double the fun, because this event has not one, but two sports in the ring. Get your game face on at the Oil Kings vs. Saskatoon Blades game and cheer on the wrestling match in between periods!

When: Sunday, January 21st, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $24+