Oh, do we have some excitement ahead Edmonton! We’ve got two major festivals kicking off for this weekend, more around the corner, and summer is most definitely in the air. It’s not hard to find amazing options around the city, which just makes these lists even better. Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend!

FIVB Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour

Some of the best beach volleyball players in the world are in town as the city hosts the FIVB Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour. The Volleyball World BPT combines sports, entertainment, and fun and it will be right in the city!

When: Thursday, July 20th to Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Where: Fan Park ICE District
Cost: $34.50+

Taste of Edmonton

Get a taste of what Edmonton’s food scene offers at Western Canada’s largest food festival! At Taste of Edmonton, you can sample dishes from over 50 locally owned restaurants & food trucks and enjoy live music in the evenings.

When: Thursday, July 20th to Sunday, July 30th, 2023
Where: Churchill Square
Cost: $2+ for tickets

Sponsored Pick: Born Primitive Warehouse Sale

There’s a new athletic apparel game in town, and they’re kicking things off with a massive warehouse sale to celebrate their new store in Edmonton. Save up to 60% off select athletic apparel and upgrade your gym experience at a steal.

When: Friday, July 21st to – Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Where: Born Primitive, 13831 156 Street NW, Edmonton
Cost: FREE


The quintessential pick for your summer bucket list has arrives! Enjoy midway rides, games, live entertainment, concerts, food… the list goes on and on! Did we mention the food?

When: Friday, July 21st to Sunday, July 30th, 2023
Where: 515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $15+

The Public Night Market

The Public Night Market returns at High Street and Glenora Place on Friday! Organizers say the market will be even bigger, with over 60 plus vendors and even more food options!

When: Friday, July 21st, 2023
Where: The High Street, 12420 102 Avenue
Cost: Free

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Weekend Brunch at Hotel Selkirk

Weekend Brunch at Johnson’s Cafe is back! Enjoy a leisurely brunch in Edmonton’s scenic river valley, and brunch for children ages 4 and under is free! There is limited seating, so ensure you make a reservation! Also note, Daily Admission to Fort Edmonton Park is not included with brunch bookings.

When: Saturday, July 22nd, and Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Where:  Johnson’s Café – Selkirk Hotel – Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 St NW
Cost: $32.00 per guest; price includes gratuity, tax is extra.

Zoobrew 2023

The Ark Project is hosting Zoobrew this weekend at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Check out the 18+ event, and learn about the animals, while sipping on craft beer, spirits or wine!

When: Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $33.96

Monster Jam

Looking for an adrenaline-charged weekend? Head to Rogers Place and check out world champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks at Monster Jam! As they say, this is “As Big As It Gets!”.

When: Saturday, July 22nd, and Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Where:Rogers Place, 102 St. NW Alberta
Cost: $30+

Al Fresco On 104th

Al Fresco on 4th is back! This fantastic outdoor experience rolls a market, food trucks and expanded patios into one convenient location. So, whether you’re looking for a beverage on a patio, the hustle and bustle of the market, or something fresh from a local food truck, this is the place to be.

When: Saturdays throughout the summer
Where: 104th Street Downtown
Cost: Free to attend

Three Days Grace

Heading to K-Days? Check out Juno Award-nominated Three Days Grace as they take the Northern Lights stage on Saturday night with One Bad Son.

When: Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
Where: 7515 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton
Cost: $15+