It's almost the weekend! It’s never too early to start making your weekend plans. From outdoor music festivals to relaxing movies with those you love most, Edmonton is doing it all this upcoming weekend! Read on to see the five things to do in Edmonton from Aug. 23-25, 2019.
It's almost the end of summer which means you have to cram in all of the things you missed into the last couple weeks. Thankfully, Edmonton has some pretty wicked events coming up that will end your summer off with a bang!
Here are five things to do in Edmonton the weekend of Aug. 23-25, 2019:
When: Sunday, Aug. 25
Address: CRAFT Beer Market 10013 101A Ave., Edmonton
Why You Need To Go: This famous summer craft beer sampling event is back and offers over 20 unique casks from local brewers! The admission fee includes 12 sample beer tokens so you’ll be able to find your new go-to beer.
Edmonton Fringe Festival
Price: Admission is free, individual shows are extra
When: Thursday, Aug. 15 to Sunday, Aug. 25
Address: Old Strathcona and Whyte Ave., Edmonton, Alberta
Why You Need To Go: This weekend is your last chance to visit nearly 1,600 local, national, and international artists! There are outdoor activities, live performances on three outdoor stages, buskers, and more!
Zoobrew: A Beer Carnival
When: Friday, Aug. 23
Address: Edmonton Valley Zoo 13315 Buena Vista Rd., Edmonton
Why You Need To Go: This exclusive 18+ event at the Edmonton zoo will allow you to take in all the sights, craft beer, and performances without any kids! Plus, this wild night is raising funds for the zoo so all the profits will go to a good cause.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon
When: Thursday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Sept. 1
Address: TELUS World of Science, 11211 142 St. NW., Edmonton
Why You Need To Go: All eight Harry Potter films are hitting the big screen! Need we say more? Take in these beloved films with your family and friends and let the nostalgia flow through you.
Edmonton’s Water Gun Party
When: Aug. 24
Address: Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, 9999 Grierson Hill NW., Edmonton
Why You Need To Go: This is Edmonton’s first-ever water gun party! All you need to do is bring your own water gun, bathing suit, and you’re set!