Hello weekend! We are inching closer towards daylight saving time, longer days, and the official start of spring! Until then, we get to enjoy a couple more colder weeks… But that’s okay, there are a lot of things going on in the city right now. So be sure to head out this weekend, and check out the best things to do in Edmonton!

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Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts released his debut in 2002, after an independent demo recording he had made in Montreal, and the rest -as they say – is history. Besides playing his biggest hits, Sam Roberts Band has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 per ticket goes to supporting War Child and their work to empower children and families in communities affected by war throughout the world.

When: Friday, March 1st, 2024
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Cost: $49+

Gershwin’s biggest hit: Rhapsody in Blue

Get ready to catch the ESO performing Gershwin’s biggest hit, Rhapsody in Blue, to celebrate its landmark 100th birthday. Expect a “musical journey through Gershwin’s biggest contributions to popular culture – timeless songs that appeal to generations of music, movie, and theatre lovers! Enjoy music from Crazy For You, Porgy and Bess, Girl Crazy, Funny Face, The Goldwyn Follies, and more.”

When: Friday, March 1st, and Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
Where:  Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq
Cost: $36+

Sponsored Pick: The Sound of Music

The hills are alive – and they’re going to be singing at The Citadel Theatre! The Sound of Music is coming to Edmonton, and this Tony Award-winning musical is unmissable. Follow the story of free-spirited Maria as she becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with 7 children. It’s a story of joy, love, and found family – and it’s a total classic. Get your tickets to see it – and hurry. Opening night is already almost sold out!

When: Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 31, 2024
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave, Edmonton 
Cost: Ticket price varies by seat

Cineplex Family Favourites

For the month of March, you can enjoy $3.99 family favourite movies on Saturdays and this weekend, you can watch Barbie with the whole family.

When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
Where: Cineplex locations
Cost: $3.99

Nosh Food Fest

NOSH’ Food Fest will feature 100 food and beverage producers from across Alberta. You can try something new – whether it is sweet, salty, savoury, saucy, spicy, vegan, or gluten free, there is something for everyone!

When: Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd, 2024
Where: 401 Festival Lane – Sherwood Park
Cost: Free admission

Edmonton Oilers

Cheer on the Oilers at one of their seven home games this weekend at Rogers Place, including a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins this Sunday.

When: Sunday, March 3rd, 2024
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $189+


Get ready to embark on an intimate, moving, and joyous journey through a musical story of Métis culture. This performance promises a melodic banquet featuring tunes that feature songs of reconciliation, unity, love, frustration, and resilience.

When: On until March 3rd, 2024
Where: Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue, Edmonton
Cost: Starting at $40.25 + tax

Immersive Disney Animation

This winter, the Edmonton EXPO Centre will host 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+

Get ready to explore one of the greatest empires of all time at the upcoming international feature exhibition Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia.

When: On now until July 28th, 2024
Where: Royal Alberta Museum, 9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost: $21

Top Gunn: A Maverick Musical

Jubilations Dinner Theatre is taking “a ride on the Highway to the Danger Zone” with their parody spin on the fighter jet franchise. “Two classic movies made 30 years apart featuring a movie star that somehow looks like he hasn’t aged a single day… it’s just a musical theatre spoof waiting to happen!”

When: On now until April 7th, 2024
Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 8882 170 Street
Cost: $48.50 +

Have a great weekend!