What’s On This Weekend (April 20th & 21st)


Today (April 18) is the International Day for Monuments and Sites.  Edmonton has a number of monuments and you could spend a day this weekend visiting all of them;

The Edmonton Centaph:  A monument to the fallen of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Afghanistan War.  Location:  City Hall Plaza, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square.

Polish Settlement Monument:  Celebrating 100 years of Polish settlement in Alberta.  Location: Alberta Legislature Grounds, 9615 109 Street NW

Statue of Major General Griesbach:  Edmonton’s youngest mayor, a decorated soldier who fought in the Boer War and The Great War, an MP and a Senator.  Location:  At the intersection of Gault Boulevard and Greisbach Parade.

Ksan Totem Pole: Raised in 1983 in honour of Universiade, the World University Games.  Location:  Government House.

Anne Frank Statue:  A statue commemorating Canada’s role in liberating the Netherlands from the Nazi regime in 1945.  Location:  Light Horse Park, 10324 85th Avenue NW

Get there before they’re gone!

A number of events are running for their final weekend, this week, while some are only on this weekend, or one day this weekend.  And we have a pair of openings this weekend, too.


Saturday Only


Isidore Quartet

Four talented graduates of the Juilliard School offer their fresh and innovative take on classical music.

An Intimate Evening with Sarah McLachlan

The concert is in support of the non-profit Sarah McLachlan School of Music and all proceeds will be donated to the School.

Asake Live In Canada Tour

Asake is an internationally successful and acclaimed Nigerian artist blending Afrobeats and amapiano.

Thunder from Down Under

The world-renowned Australian male revue returns with their Untamed Tour.


This Weekend Only


Edmonton Tattoo and Arts Festival

Over 450 of the best local tattoo artists, plus entertainment, contests, exhibits, and tattooing all weekend.

Angela Cheng Plays Clara Schumann

Tchaikovsky’s joyful Symphony No. 2, Clara Schumann’s Piano Concerto, and Mason Bates’ Mothership.

The Witchery Market

Witchy venders, Tarot readers and psychics.  Free entry.

April Spring Market

Artisan crafts, homemade and handmade items.  40 vendors, free entry, plus door prizes.

38th Annual Woodcarving Show

150+ Vendors, Carver’s Garage Sale, displays, concessions, raffles and more.


Their Last Weekend


Candy & the Beast

A murder mystery play at the Northern Lights Theatre.

Paranormal Tours at Fort Edmonton Park

Explore Fort Edmonton after dark and learn the art of supernatural investigations.

The Mountaintop

A play exploring the possible last hours of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  See our review of the play.

Wonderful Joe

Ronnie Burkett brings this story to life with his signature style of beautiful puppetry and solo performance, with a glorious score and soundscape by John Alcorn.

Immersive Disney Animation

An innovative celebration that takes you inside the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios.


Opening This Weekend


The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel is brought to life on the Citadel stage.

King of the Hill

Professional improv comedy at the Grindstone Theatre.

A very full weekend!  Make your plans now.  And for even more happening this weekend, check our Events listings.


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