Helloooo, Edmonton! With this being the final full week of April, let’s make the most of it and have a great time! Check out our recommendations for 10 things to do in and around Edmonton throughout this week!

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Strung Out & The Casualties

American punk rock bands Strung Out and The Casualties bring their co-headlining tour to Edmonton this week. Kick off Monday evening at this show, which also features special guests The Venomous Pinks.

When:  Monday, April 22nd, 2024
Where:  Union Hall, 6240 99 St NW
Cost: $47.48


JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter Bahamas is back for a live show at the Winspear, for the first time since 2021.

He’s on the Bootcut Tour following the release of his sixth album in the fall of 2023.

When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $44+

Sponsored Pick: Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Special occasions, big announcements, celebrations of every type – we know there’s only one kind of place to do them justice: a modern steakhouse. Chop Steakhouse & Bar just announced their returning Steak Masters program complete with a new limited-time menu. The new menu will be available at Chop locations across Canada, but it’s only here for 8 weeks. Make up a special occasion if you have to, because you don’t want to miss this!

When:  Limited 8-week Steak Master’s Menu starting on April 18.
Where: 17 locations across Canada

AGA Free Admission

If you’ve been wanting to visit the AGA lately, this week could be a good time to visit! The AGA offers free admission from 4 to 7pm on the last Thursday of every month, which is this week.

When: Thursday, April 25th, 2024
Where:  2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free

The Wolf of Lafontaine: Song & Dance

Not only is Alex Prior back at the Winspear Stahe, you can also expect Chronos Vocal Ensemble during several exciting pieces, and Ballet Edmonton “will join the orchestra for the ESO premiere of Ian Cusson’s Le loup de Lafontaine – Suite for Orchestra in Three Scenes, which brings the legend of The Wolf of Lafontaine to life on the Winspear stage.”

When: Thursday, April 25th, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $36.50+

Jurassic Quest

The world’s largest and most popular Dino event is in Edmonton this April. At Jurassic Quest, you can surround yourself by behemoths like sky-scraping Spinosaurus and, the King himself, Tyrannosaurus rex!

When:  Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where:Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $30.12+

Capital City Vintage Market

Sure there’s spring cleaning, but what about spring shopping? A vintage market pop-up comes to the Edmonton Aviation Museum, with some 40 vendors ready to show off the best of the best. What’s more, it’s free to attend!

When: Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: Edmonton Aviation Museum
Cost: Free!

Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Coldplay

Get ready to be immersed at a candlelight concert. This week, you can hear the music of Coldplay at Betty Andrews Recital Hall bathed in a lush, floral display dedicated to spring.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: Betty Andrews Recital Hall, Room 11-150, 11110 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $54.50

2024 Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival

The Dreamspeakers International Indigenous FIlm Festival (DIIFF) returns this week, “ᐃᑕᐦ ᑲᒋᒧᔭᐦᐠ: Where We Tell the Story.” This year, you can watch over 40 films, filmmaker panels, an animation workshop and more. The films hail from all over the world including: Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Japan, and for the first time, Iran.

When: Friday, April 26th, to May 8th, 2024
Where: Metro Cinema at the Garneau
Cost: $75

Love Pro Wrestling 25: Edmonton Calling!

Later this week, you can check out the best of the best in Canadian wrestling, including “The Intangible” Zoë Sager, Lumberjack Larry Woods, Michael Richard Blais, Taryn From Accounting, Reid Matthews, the RADz, Steven Crowe, and more, for an unforgettable night of live pro wrestling.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: The Rec Room South Edmonton, 1725 99 St NW
Cost: $30+

Immersive Disney Animation

This spring, the Edmonton EXPO Centre is hosting the Disney Animation: Immersive Experience and no matter your age, you won’t want to miss it!

Brought to life by Lighthouse Immersive, the upcoming exhibit will make visitors “feel like they’ve entered the incredible worlds of beloved Disney characters,” and will celebrate the studio’s greatest hits like The Lion King and Frozen.

When: On now until April 28th, 2024
Where: 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $37+