Year Round

If you enjoy watching theatre, Edmonton is the right city for you! We host all kinds of performances, from dramas to improv, and from Shakespeare to musicals! Here are some of the places you are going to want to check out: Citadel Theatre, Rapid Fire Theatre, Jubilations Dinner Theatre, Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Improvaganza and Fringe Theatre!

Winspear Centre
Do you enjoy music, especially  classical music? Then you will love the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra! The ESO performs at the Winspear Centre, which hosts musical events ranging from classical works to pop, all in a gorgeous concert hall. Check out their website for concert details and show times.

Art Gallery of Alberta
Visit Alberta's premier art gallery located in the heart of downtown: the Art Gallery of Alberta. The gallery features works from a variety of Alberta artists and rotating installations. Also the last Thursday of every month is free admission between 6-9 p.m.!

Edmonton City Arts Centre
Looking to try something artsy? The City Arts Centre is the place you want to check out! They host a number of different classes for adults, including baking, cooking, visual art, silversmithing, music, dance, crafts & handwork, writing, photography, pottery & sculpture, and more! Be sure to check it out!

*Tip: you will find deals similar to these for a significantly cheaper price if you have a Leisure Access Pass.

Alberta Legislature
Visit the Alberta’s Legislature building and receive a free tour! Also make time to stroll around the lush grounds, gardens and water features.

Edmonton Valley Zoo
Who doesn’t love animals?! Visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo and take a look at over 350 animals from all around the world! The Edmonton Valley Zoo is open all year round, and many of our furry friends are even more active in the cooler weather! Winter admission is cheaper and make sure to check out the Festival of Light!

Royal Alberta Museum
Visit the Royal Alberta Museum and observe a variety of exhibits that focus on telling Alberta’s history (will reopen in 2017/18).

Alberta Aviation Museum
Visit the Alberta Aviation Museum and see over 30 different aircraft they have on display.

TELUS World of Science
Spend a day or a few hours at the TELUS World of Science! Walk through the different exhibits, watch an IMAX show, visit the planetarium and the observatory! There are tons to do and lots to check out!

Muttart Conservatory
The Muttart Conservatory is an indoor botanical garden consisting of 4 pyramids, each containing a different biome. The fourth pyramid is their feature pyramid, which changes themes up to 8 times a year!

Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market
Visit the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market, which is open year round on every Saturday! Check out the different vendors selling produce, baked goods and other creations!

Whyte Ave
Explore the historic Old Strathcona district and find chic boutiques, independent coffee shops, trendy restaurants and endless entertainment and festivals.

West Edmonton Mall
Mini golf, movie theatre, water park, amusement park, skating rink, 800+ stores of shopping, and more…what more can be said?! Head out to West Edmonton Mall and explore!

Escape Rooms
What are Escape Rooms? You are locked into a room with your closest friends and given a scenario to complete. Using the clues you find in the room, you have to try to break out of the room in the allotted time. This popular form of entertainment is booming in Edmonton, and there are 4 different escape room companies to choose from: Edmonton Escape, Escape City, Smarty Pantz and Breakout Entertainment

Board Game Cafés
Get a group of friends together and head out to a board game café and play your choice of board games! There are two of these in Edmonton: Hexagon and Table Top Board Game Café.

Edmonton Recreation and Leisure Centres
If you're looking for a place to stay fit, Edmonton has a number of different fitness facilities around town. Whether you're looking for a gym, a pool, or something for relaxation, there's a place for you! Check out all the options!

There are a number of different places in Edmonton you could go to go bowling. Here are 3 of the more popular locations: Bonnie Doon Bowling Lanes, K-J Bowling and Gateway Entertainment.

Laser Tag
Laser tag is always a fun activity to do when you get a group of friends together! Here are a few different places in Edmonton to check out: Laser Quest, Gateway Entertainment and Mission Edmonton Tactical Laser Tag.

LaunchPad Trampoline Park
Check out the LaunchPad and have fun jumping in rooms full of trampolines!

Speeders is an indoor go-cart racing track. Get a group of friends together and head out for a race or two.
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