Spend the weekend enjoying some warm summer weather in our beautiful city! Here’s what’s on this weekend.
Enjoy world class programming at this special festival! With music, dance, theatre, and more, there’s an activity for everyone at the International Children’s Festival of the Arts. On top of performances from local and national artists, this festival also features several engaging activities, including an immersive inflatable exhibition called Daedalum Lumiarium and Fizzlewit’s Fairy Finding Tour, an interactive treasure hunt. Check out their website for a full schedule of events!
Listen, Listen | May 26–June 11
Looking for a memorable and entertaining way to spend an evening? Check out the latest production from local theatre company Teatro Live! Written by award-winning playwright Elyne Quan, Listen, Listen follows Montague Gray, a bookstore clerk and Muzak connoisseur, as he confronts the removal of his favourite tunes from his workplace. This show stars beloved Edmonton actor Farren Timoteo, who brings his signature wit and hilarious physicality to the performance. Timoteo is supported by a zany cast of characters, perfectly portrayed by Alex Ariate, Nadien Chu, and Nikki Hulowski. Don’t miss this exciting new production!
Want to hear your favourite film scores come to life at the Winspear Centre this weekend? The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has got you covered! This concert will feature some of Hollywood’s most memorable movie melodies, including excerpts from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Trek Into Darkness, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, and more!
Africanival | June 3–4
Dedicated to celebrating the diverse cultures of Edmontonians of African descent, this event is bringing an exciting celebration to Churchill Square this weekend. Festivities kick off with a parade of all communities, businesses, and artists that are participating in this event. Plus, enjoy a fashion show, live music, and more throughout the weekend!
PRIDE Block Party | June 2–4
Kick off Pride month with Fruit Loop and the Grindstone Theatre with some amazing celebrations! Friday night will include shows at the Grindstone, including Rally Cry, a monthly showcase of performance art that speaks to social and political issues. Festivities continue on Saturday with tons of live performances from local drag queens and other artists. Plus, enjoy family friendly activities, crafts, and photo opportunities.
What are your weekend plans? Let us know on social media @WhereEdmonton!