Listed below are 16 enjoyable occasions to soak up and round Edmonton this weekend


If you happen to’re on the lookout for one thing to do in and round Edmonton this weekend, we have you lined.

The most effective-selling boy bands of all time, the Backstreet Boys, are in Edmonton Friday night time at Rogers Place as a part of their DNA World Tour. Present begins at 7:30 PM

The Purple Metropolis Music Pageant runs from Friday to Sunday in Horaleck Park, that includes bands just like the Dying Valley Women, The Shivas, and Donna Dadda, whereas the a cappella quartet on the North Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, the heebie-jeebies, is taking part in Jubefest tonight.

Tomorrow between midday and 1 p.m., you possibly can attend a Music is Drugs live performance hosted by Buddies of College Hospital within the picnic space throughout from the 112th Avenue entrance. This week’s artist is Kimberley McGregor.

You possibly can catch the Edmonton Elks in sports activities motion this weekend as they tackle the Ottawa Redblacks within the Canadian Soccer League at 5 p.m. Saturday. At Clark Stadium, FC Edmonton will play HFX Wanderers in Canadian Premier League Soccer at 4 p.m. Sunday.

If you wish to take the sphere your self, the Edmonton Quidditch Cup will happen on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to three p.m. at Mill Woods Recreation Park. The occasion is open to anybody 16 years of age or older. No expertise is required to play.

A view from Strathearn Park in downtown Edmonton. (Adrienne Lamb / CBC)

You possibly can see extra from Edmonton’s River Valley this week on our Edmonton at 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sundays at midday and Mondays at 11 a.m. on CBC TV and CBC Gem.

If you would like to spend a few of your time volunteering this weekend, town’s Route for Timber group is on the lookout for assist from individuals within the Forest Heights neighborhood on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and a pair of p.m.

ADHD Edmonton is internet hosting a fundraising Yoga within the Park occasion on Saturdays at Gold Bar Park between 10:30 a.m. and a pair of p.m. There’s additionally a rummage and bake sale on Fridays and Saturdays at 12963 a hundred and twentieth St in assist of the North West Edmonton Seniors Society.

If you happen to’re on the lookout for a cool drink on a scorching summer season day, why not take a drive round city this Sunday to assist Lemonade Stand Day in assist of the Stollery Kids’s Hospital Basis.

The Aga Khan Gardens on the College of Alberta Botanic Gardens will likely be a fundraising pageant tonight. (Adrienne Lamb / CBC)

The College Hospital Basis’s Pageant within the Backyard begins tonight at 6 p.m. on the College of Alberta Botanic Backyard with wine, meals and performances.

The Strathcona Classic Tractor Affiliation is internet hosting the seventeenth Annual Classic Tractor Pull and Present on Saturdays and Sundays. Final yr, 116 tractors competed east of Sherwood Park.

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress will host a Baba and Borsch Ukrainian pageant this weekend on the Lamont leisure complicated, which can have fun 130 years of Ukrainian settlers in Alberta.

The Fringe Pageant is over and the holdover sequence is now working on the Westbury Theater with choices till Saturday.

And at last, RuPaul’s Drag Race will happen at 8 p.m. Sunday on the North Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.

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