There’s always something fun to enjoy on the weekend in Edmonton. Check out some of the things you can do in our roundup!
Jurassic Quest | Apr. 29–May. 1
Get ready to roar, Edmonton! Jurassic Quest is coming to the city this weekend at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. This self-guided, walk-through experience features true-to-life size dinosaurs, a ton of rides, and lots of fun activities! Timed entry tickets are available for purchase online. For more information, check out our event spotlight.
Glass | Apr. 29
Join the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at Winspear Centre for Glass, an exploration of music from varied lives and experiences. The program features music by living composers like Philip Glass’ Akhnaten, Steve Reich’s Duet, Alissa Cheung’s Impressions, Vivian Fung’s A children’s Dream of Toys, and Galina Ustvolskaya’s Symphony No. 5 “Amen.” Tickets are available online.
Always ABBA | Apr. 29
ALWAYS ABBA will make their way to Century Casino this Friday to bring you some of ABBA’s greatest hits. Get your dancing queen on with songs like Fernando, Take A Chance on Me, Mamma Mia, and, of course, Dancing Queen. The band even dresses the part, with their hair and costumes done up to bring the audience the real deal. Tickets are available online.
Passenger | Apr. 30
Passenger, also known as Mike Rosenberg, is a multi-award-winning singer-songwriter from England. He started his career busking in the streets and made it to sold-out stadiums with his hit, Let Her Go, which reached number 1 in 19 countries. Join him at the Winspear Centre this Saturday to celebrate musical talent and authenticity. Tickets are available online.
Jason Kenney’s Hot Boy Summer The Musical | Until May. 1
Remember Jason Kenney’s Hot Boy Summer that took off in the summer? You’re in luck because this musical is going on a “Convoy Tour,” finishing up in Edmonton this weekend. Watch newly-elected student union president of Alberta University, Jason Kenney, plan the hottest year-end party ever with the help of his frat, Upsilon Cappa Pi. Will he be able to get through all the challenges (including a mysterious virus) and still save his hot summer party? You’ll have to find out for yourself. So, head over to the Orange Hub for some comic relief—tickets are available online.
Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival | Until May. 1
The Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival is an opportunity to celebrate and support the stars of tomorrow at MacEwan University’s Alberta College Campus. Single and group entrants include choirs, bands, guitarists, pianists, musical theatre performers, and more. The festival creates over 2,500 opportunities as some participants will win scholarships and represent Edmonton at the Provincial Music Festival. The event is free to the public and the program schedule is available online. For more information, check out our event spotlight.