With concerts, markets, sports, exhibitions, and more, you won’t be left wanting. Here’s what’s on in Edmonton this weekend!
Festivals and Special Events
1) Deadmonton House: Lights Out | Nov. 5–7
For Deadmonton House’s final weekend, brave souls are invited to explore the haunts with only a single flashlight to guide them.
2) No Stone Left Alone: Wetaskiwin | Nov. 6
Join No Stone Left Alone at Wetaskiwin’s Jubilee Park and lay a poppy at a veteran’s gravestone.
3) Geeky Gift Holiday Market | Nov. 6–7
Find nerdy gifts, collectibles, and accessories at this two-day market!
Concerts & Music
1) Tanner Gordon | Nov. 5
Singer-songwriter Tanner Gordon is bringing music from his latest album, ‘Start Again’, to Sherwood Park’s Festival Place.
2) Aaron Goodvin featuring Hailey Benedict | Nov. 5
Don’t miss these rising stars in the country music scene as they take to the stage at Cook County Saloon.
3) Iron Tusk & The Knot Know Hows | Nov. 5
Punk rock and metal collide in the sound of Siksika Nation’s Iron Tusk, performing live at the Aviary!
4) Edmonton Glow Party | Nov. 5
Enjoy energetic music, dazzling lights, and glowsticks galore at this dance party, held at Evolution Wonderlounge.
5) Mozart & Trumpet | Nov. 5–6
The famed composer’s most iconic works come to life, courtesy of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
6) Whyte Bronco | Nov. 5–6
Local talents Whyte Bronco are playing two unforgettable shows at Blues on Whyte.
7) Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express | Nov. 6
This variety show at The Arden Theatre features a rotating cast of some of the most talented country and roots musicians around.
8) Scenic Route to Alaska | Nov. 6
Enjoy infectious melodies and intricate arrangements as local indie-pop trio Scenic Route to Alaska perform at The Aviary.
9) Connie Kaldor | Nov. 6
Juno award-winner and Order of Canada recipient Connie Kaldor brings her masterful storytelling to Parkview Community Hall.
10) Justin Sutton featuring Boots Graham | Nov. 6
Juston Sutton and Boots Graham are appearing live at Cook County Saloon!
11) Canadian Online Jazz Festival | Starts Nov. 7
Enjoy a week of the best music from jazz festivals across Canada, streaming for free online.
1) Joe Dombrowski | Nov. 5–6
This teacher-comedian is bringing his comedy routine to The Comic Strip at the West Edmonton Mall!
2) Alberta Ballet’s Swan Lake | Nov. 5–7
Christopher Anderson’s enchanting new adaptation of the Tchaikovsky classic arrives on stage at long last.
3) Thousand Faces Festival: Strings of Puppet Stories | Nov. 5–7
Enjoy puppet shows and plays from both veteran and up-and-coming puppeteers, streamed online for audiences of all ages.
4) The Fianceé | Starts Nov. 6
Citadel Theatres’s latest comedy centres around a young woman whose three fiancés all arrive home from war—on the very same night.
5) Die-Nasty: The Improvised Soap Opera | Nov. 8
This season, the Die-Nasty Improv troupe presents The Stroganoffs, an improvised comedic chronicle of Russian aristocrats with a new show and story every Monday.
Art Shows & Exhibits
1) Addictions Don’t Discriminate | Nov. 5–9
This free in-person, interactive exhibit takes participants on a journey of empathy and understanding through the lives of those impacted by addiction.
2) George Littlechild: Here I am – Can you see Me? | Starts Nov. 6
This exhibition features 22 portraits of children who perished while attending residential schools, putting a face to this dark chapter in Canada’s history.
3) James Cameron: Challenging the Deep | Starts Nov. 6
Discover the latest achievements in deep sea exploration, as well as props from James Cameron’s beloved films.
4) Gregory Hardy: Shimmer and Boom | Starts Nov. 6
Gregory Hardy’s latest exhibition at Peter Robertson Gallery shows off his mastery of bright, vivid landscapes and towering clouds.
5) Making Art and Building Community: 100 Years of the Edmonton Art Club | Starts Nov. 6
Celebrate the centennial of Alberta’s oldest arts organization with an exhibit showcasing works from Edmonton Art Club members across the ages.
1) Edmonton Elks | Nov. 5
The Edmonton Elks take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a home game at Commonwealth Stadium.
2) Edmonton Oilers | Nov. 5
The Edmonton Oilers take to the ice against the New York Rangers in a home game at Rogers Place.
3) Pandas Hockey | Nov. 5–6
The University of Alberta women’s hockey team will play two back-to-back home games against the University of Calgary Dinos.
4) Golden Bears Basketball | Nov. 5–6
The University of Alberta men’s basketball team faces off against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns for two back-to-back home games.