It’s officially the last weekend of January! And we are getting some sunshine, and warmer winter weather. So it’s a good time to head out, and check out what’s happening in the city. Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.

Winterruption YEG

Edmonton’s iconic winter festival is back! Which means it’s time to rally the group chat, because for four days this week you can enjoy live music from Canadian artists, interactive comedy shows, wrestling matches, drag shoes at multiple venues across the city.

Check out the lineup, pick a band/show you like, or go all in and grab a festival wristband.

When: January 24th to 28th, 2024
Where: Venues around Edmonton
Cost: Varies, starting around $17+

Edmonton Renovation Show

Whether you’re actually trying to renovate your home or just wanna see some top-tier tap technology, the Edmonton Renovation Show is the place to be. Check out workshops, listen to talks from industry leaders, and of course, browse some products!

When: Friday, January 26th- Sunday, January 28th, 2024
Where: 7515-118 Avenue NW
Cost: $11+

Chinatown Dining Week

Businesses around the city are participating in Edmonton’s Chinatown Dining Week and will be offering $20 or $10 specials. Of note, offers are valid for dine-in only during certain hours, pick-up only, or both!

When: On now until Sunday, January 28th, 2024
Where: Restaurants around Edmonton
Cost: Varies

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: Friday, January 26th and Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where:7000 143 St NW
Cost: $25 per adult

The Edmonton Motorcycle and Powersport Show

Motorcycle lovers, this show is for you. On road and off-road riders, future riders, and lovers of the motorcycle and quad lifestyle will be able to check out some of the most anticipated models for 2024 including the latest electric vehicles, according to the event.

When: Friday, January 26th – Sunday, January 28th, 2024
Where:  Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $18.68 +

Lunar New Year at Londonderry Mall

Celebrate the year of the dragon at Londonderry Mall! Presented by the Chinese Billingual Eduacation Association, this event will feature a lion dance parade, performances and more.

When: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where: 137 Avenue and 66th Street, Edmonton
Cost: Free

Edmonton Oilers

Get some exciting action into the weekend by heading to the Edmonton Oilers’ game on Saturday. They’re at home facing the Nashville Predators.

When: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 – 104 Avenue
Cost: $133+

Chinese New Year Banquet 2024

Love food, fun and music? Enjoy an extravagant Lunar New Year Banquet at  Dynasty Century Palace Restaurant. Here you can network, sing karaoke, dance, compete to win prizes and so much more.

When: Saturday January 27th, 2024
Where: 105 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Cost: $70+

Alberta Dance Spectacular

Dance studios across Alberta are coming together for one, epic show later this month! The performance will be an array of jazz, acro, ballet and musical theater numbers that will leave you in awe. The best part? Ticket sales will go towards dance scholarships for the performers!

When: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where: Winspear Centre
Cost: $30

Old Strathcona Farmers Market

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

Enjoy the weekend!