Edmonton Things to Do

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Winter always arrives emphatically in Edmonton, but eventually the old man runs out of steam and Spring squeezes him off the stage. We’re there now, and warmer and longer days are on the immediate horizon! There’s plenty of Edmonton events going on in the city during April and May, and part of the appeal of the changing seasons at this time of the year is getting out and enjoying everything that’s going on.

So without further adieu let’s have a look at what’s going on in Edmonton in the coming weeks, and if there’s anything listed here that piques your interest then we encourage you to get out and attend them.

April 16th - 30th: Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival

Calling all Edmonton live music fans!

Motivation does wonders for great

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Best Blogs in Edmonton

Blogs are a great way for Edmontonians to get their information. More casual than your average news site with niche topics that appeal to your unique tastes and interests, most people could name at least one or two blogs they like to follow. Also, bloggers tend to become our “internet friends” that we can trust for a great recommendation or honest review. 

When it comes to the top Edmonton blogs, here are a few of the best ones you should check out (besides this one!) 

Explore Edmonton 

This is the quintessential blog for all things fun in Edmonton. Covering past events and promoting upcoming events, Explore Edmonton is the best place to get all your news for what’s going on in the city. It’s the perfect resource for planning a date or

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Holiday Season

Ah, the holidays… A time when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog, when the shopping centres become a warzone, and the kids are bursting with excitement at the thought of catching a glimpse of old Saint Nick. If you’re a typical Edmontonian, the holidays can also get expensive. And since the days are shorter, you may feel the pressure to pack in as much weekend action as possible to make the most of the season. 

We’ve got you covered. Here are five things to in Edmonton this holiday season: 

1 - Check Out Luminaria 

For a small admission fee, head to the University of Alberta to check out this amazing spectacle. Thousands of candles are lit along the Kurimoto Japanese Garden. The ambiance is further elevated with ice sculptures, carolers,

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Halloween in Edmonton

For many Edmontonians, Halloween rivals any other holiday throughout the year – even Christmas! Getting dressed up, watching scary movies, and eating copious amounts of candy are just a few activities enjoyed by Halloween lovers of all ages.

Batty the Bat

If you love Halloween but you’re not sure what to do in Edmonton to celebrate this year, check out this list of our top 7 things to do in Edmonton for Halloween:

1 - Combine History and Haunted Walks

There are a couple engaging haunted walks around Edmonton that will thrill, educate, and terrify you and your friends. Edmonton Ghost Tours run two specific tours this time of year. Both the Old Strathcona tour and University of Alberta tour will take you through the specific areas while experienced

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Labour Day in Edmonton 2017

Sure, summer is not over for a few more weeks, but for many Edmontonians this coming long weekend represents its unofficial last hurrah. With the kids heading back to school and cooler weather on the horizon, you'll want to make sure you get out and enjoy every last ounce of sunlight you can. The good news is that there's plenty to keep you busy from Friday to Monday. Here are five great activities for you and the family (and one that the kids should definitely skip) this Labour Day long weekend:

Symphony Under The Sky – Thursday, August 31st to Sunday, September 3rd

If you're a fan of classical music and love listening under the stars, you won't want to miss the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Symphony Under the Sky at the Heritage Amphitheatre

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From Poke to Pets—Restaurants in Edmonton are Becoming a Cut Above the Rest

The food scene in Edmonton has certainly come a long way. Gone are the dreary days of the early 2000s when questionably authentic Asian noodle bars, such as Wok Box, were considered the pinnacle of the restaurants in Edmonton. Now, thanks to a rise in talented and creative chefs, Edmontonians are inundated with options. The only difficult choice to make now is what to eat. Here are three of the most exciting trends that are about to make a splash with food trucks and restaurants in Edmonton.

Fab Fusion from Edmonton Food Trucks

The 2017 Edmonton food truck season kick-started in epic fashion in early May 2017. Foodies from across YEG flocked to the Northlands Expo

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7 Exciting Things to Do in Edmonton This Summer

 

The secret is out—Edmonton is one of Canada's coolest cities. With record numbers of young professionals moving here, and a thriving student population at the University of Alberta, more and more people are learning about all the cool things to do in the city, especially during the beautiful summer weather. Here are a few of the many amazing activities for you to check out this summer!

The Edmonton International Jazz Festival

You can check out some of the best musicians from around the world at the Edmonton International Jazz Festival. Running for ten days, from June 23rd to July 2nd, the festival includes shows in a number of classic Edmonton locations, like Churchill Square and Bellamy's Lounge at Chateau Lacombe. Head to the Needle Vinyl

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Locals are quick to speak with pride about Edmonton’s many great amenities and attractions—from its farmer’s markets to its famously massive shopping mall—but for people outside the city, sometimes the place can seem like a bore. Well, we’re here to tell you that it’s simply not true. Edmonton is as vibrant, bustling, and diverse as any other great Canadian city. If you’re considering a move to Edmonton, or simply looking to visit, these are five facts that may surprise and even entice you about life in E-Town.

1. Edmonton is home to the largest urban park in North America 

With more than 160 kilometers of pathways stretching across 20 major parks, Edmonton’s famous North Saskatchewan River Valley crosses the city in an eye-catching “Ribbon of

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No matter how much you love the ice and snow, winter in Edmonton can be a real beast. When there's slush piling up along the roads and several feet of the white stuff to shovel in your driveway, it can be hard to find many reasons to get outside. When it's so cold that you have to open your fridge to heat the house, it can even be hard to get out of bed.

Family skiing in Edmonton

But the Edmonton spirit is all about facing wintery adversity with a smile—or without bursting into tears, anyway. We're a city of wintery warriors. It's no wonder we've been dubbed one of Canada's best urban centers to visit during wintertime by Canadian Geographic. Each year in Edmonton, there are tons of activities and attractions that make it easy to embrace the chilly season. So pull on your

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Edmonton has long been considered one of the country’s best destinations for festivals and events as is demonstrated every year around Halloween with a huge number of activities that take place throughout the city. This year is no exception as there are dozens of haunted happenings to choose from that offer tricks and treats for the entire family.

While it’s difficult to choose between all the fabulous frightening festivities that are happening this year in our incredible city, we’ve chosen a few of our favorites that we think will be fang-tastic for the whole family.

Halloween in Edmonton 2016Boo at the Zoo is the premiere family-friendly Halloween event that attracts Edmonton families year after year to the Edmonton Valley Zoo to participate, in costume, in some exciting

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