Another long weekend is just around the corner and this year, like so many before it, there will be a ton of incredible things to do and see with your whole family. Not sure what’s happening on May 20th, 2024? Here are the very best things happening in and around Edmonton this Victoria Day.

Fingers crossed for beautiful weather!

Antique Mall Parking Lot Sale

Shop until you drop! This long weekend Monday, check out the Antique Mall Parking Lot Sale. From treasures to quality collectibles, you want, they’ve got it! the market runs from 9 am-4 pm.

From foodies to fresh air enthusiasts, the Farmers and Makers Market is a must-visit this summer. Whether you’re shopping local or stopping by the grub truck, it’s likely to be well worth your time.

Where: Old Strathcona Antique Mall Parking Lot, 10323 78 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Cost: Free

Jurassic Forest 

This Victoria Day, check out Alberta’s Jurassic Forest – a prehistoric spot where you can do scavenger hunts, hop on rides, and get up close and personal with lifesized herbivores, carnivores, as well as fellow primitive nerds, like us.

Where: 23210 Township Road 564 #2, Gibbons, AB
Cost: $17

Royal Alberta Museum 

This Monday, unearth the fascinating tales of Alberta’s people in the Human History Hall or roll up your sleeves for some hands-on fun at one of the Royal Alberta Museum’s family-friendly drop-in activities.

When: Open throughout January
Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost: Varies

Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW, Edmonton
Cost: $21+

World Waterpark

This Victoria Day, ride some slides, hang out in the wave pool and grab a bite to eat at the World Waterpark – the ultimate long weekend activity for you and your friends or family.

Where: 8882 170 Street NW
Cost: $45+

Municipal Golf Courses

Golf season is finally here and in every corner of the city there’s a course mowed and ready. This Victoria Day long weekend, check one of them out and enjoy!

Where: Rundle Park Golf Course, Riverside Golf Course, & Victoria Golf Course and Driving Range
Cost: $10+

Fort Edmonton Park’s 50th Anniversary

Happy Birthday Fort Edmonton Park! This weekend, the attraction is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a ton of fun events, food and fun to mark the occasion.

When: Saturday, May 18th – 20th, 2024
Where: Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 Street Northwest
Cost: $26.20

Elk Island National Park

Want to get some fresh air? Visit Elk Island National Park, an all-season wonderland where you can go hiking and exploring during the day, then kick back for some stargazing before you head home.

Where: 54401 Range Road 203, Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: $7.90 for admissions

Metis Crossing

Want to shake things up? This weekend, visit the Metis Crossing and learn something new in the cultural centre, explore the farmyard, or even take some archery lessons. You’re going to have a blast!

Where: 17339 Victoria Trail, Smoky Lake
Cost: $15.75+

Muttart Conservatory 

Do you have a green thumb? Check out the Muttart Conservatory. This indoor botanical garden is an urban oasis, offering nice, bright colours and a wide variety of plants to look at.

Where: 9626 96a Street NW, Edmonton
Tickets: $14.95+

The Edmonton Valley Zoo

There’s nothing better! This Victoria Day, check out the Edmonton Zoo and see big cats and monkeys while you get some fresh air.

Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road
Cost: $15.95+

And there you have it, the very best things to do on Victoria Day in Edmonton this year! Now, all you have to do is make the most of it. Have fun!