Here’s what’s on this weekend in Edmonton!
Festivals & Special Events
1) Chinatown Dining Week | Jan. 13–23
Get great deals on delicious take-out and dine-in specials from participating restaurants.
2) Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Fête | Jan. 14–23
Celebrate European, French-Canadian, and Indigenous winter traditions with art installations, roving entertainment, family activities, and more.
3) Why is Free Expression so Controversial? Explaining the Law and Politics of a Fundamental Freedom | Jan. 14
Explore one of the most controversial sections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in this online talk presented by the University of Alberta’s Centre for Constitutional Studies.
4) CYM Edmonton Malanka 2022 | Jan. 15
Ring in the Ukrainian New Year with a fundraising dinner supporting youth programs in the community.
5) Full Moon Ceremony & Bath Salts | Jan. 17
Join Brew + Bloom for an evening of meditation, healing, and renewal, and make your own calming bath salts to take home.
1) Ice Grooves | Jan. 14–15
Skate, dance, and be merry with free skate rentals and live music at City Hall Plaza.
2) Sloth World & Wildlife Rescue | Starts Jan. 15
Meet a sloth, boas, ferrets, pythons, tortoises, and much more at the West Edmonton Mall!
Concerts & Music
1) Winter Valley Warmup | Jan. 14
Kick back and relax with live music and a hot drink around the campfire at The Greenhouse at Victoria Golf Course.
2) The Legacy: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John | Jan. 15
Enjoy the music of the Piano Man and Rocket Man, performed by some of Canada’s most talented musicians.
3) All Was Lost, Before I Fall, & Guests | Jan. 15
A rocking night of local talent at The Aviary!
1) PlayConnect Program with Walterdale Theatre | Jan. 14
Connect with local playwrights through a virtual play reading!
2) Allyson June Smith | Jan. 14–15
Comedian and self-confessed oversharer Allyson June Smith comes to Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club.
Art Shows & Exhibits
1) De more yu luk, de less yu si | On Now
A series of ceramic pieces created by Raneece Buddan along with the Nina Collective.
1) MacEwan Griffins Women’s Hockey | Jan. 14–15
MacEwan University’s women’s hockey team takes on the University of Manitoba Bisons in back-to-back home games.
2) Pandas vs. Griffins Women’s Basketball | Jan. 14–15
The MacEwan Griffins and the University of Alberta Pandas face off in two back-to-back games.