No matter what the weather is like, May long weekend is always a sure sign of spring in the city! Here are some things to do in Edmonton May Long Weekend, May 18-20, 2019:
1. Downtown Farmers’ Market | May 18 & 19
97 St. & 103 Ave | Sat 9 am–3 pm, Sun 11 am–3 pm
The City Market moves outside this Saturday—in a brand new location! Welcome in spring as you shop for fresh veggies, handmade crafts, and other local goods in the sunshine, and check out the Downtown Market’s new permanent year-round spot.
2. Mesmerica 360 | May 17-19
TELUS World of Science—Edmonton | 11211-142 St. | 780-451-3344
Experience the magic of this 360-degree immersive art and music cinema experience in the Zeidler Dome. Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world.
3. Snow Valley Aerial Park | opens for the season May 18
Located at the Snow Valley ski hill is an outdoor adventure—the first of its kind in Canada. With over 100 games and challenges, the aerial trekking tower is fun for the whole family. Strap yourself into a harness and get ready to test your balance—and nerve—on a ski bridge, snowboard balance bridge, picnic table, bicycle, coal car, travel trailer, and a few surprises. (Get the Edmonton Attractions Pass here & save on your visit!)
4. Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village | opens for the season May 18
History is brought to life at this living history museum that tells the settlement story of Ukrainian pioneers in Alberta. Costumed role players recreate authentic pioneer, cultural, and agricultural experiences among more than 30 restored buildings. It opens for the season on May 18! Plus, join them for their first event on May 20, where they celebrate spring with dance groups of all ages from across Alberta. (Get the Edmonton Attractions Pass here & save on your visit!)
5. Metro Cinema Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon | May 20
ALL. THREE. FILMS. IN. ONE. DAY. (Extended versions!) And, if you need a summary, there’s a ring and it needs to be destroyed, but only in the lava of one particular volcano in a VERY BAD PLACE. Queue the epic adventure and treacherous journey.
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