Sometimes it feels like we wait all week for Friday to arrive. Which is why it vital you don't waste your precious time off. Stop everything and text your BFF; it is time you make plans. Here are all the things to do in Edmonton this weekend from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16, you'll want to try.

We hate to admit it, but there are only a few weeks are remaining of summer. As such, you'll want to cram in as many beach days as possible.

You can soak up the sunshine on the sandy shores of Ma-Me-O Beach with only a short drive from the city. Or you can spend the weekend camping at Wabamun Lake, only steps away from the water.

Another solid choice is River Lifestyle. They have a lazy river experience, where you can float with your friends.

You also will want to join The Art Of Cake afternoon tea. Their Cream Tea sittings will let you fill up on delicious scones, rich clotted cream and a cozy pot of tea.

If you haven't already, you should check out Jurrasic Forest. It is a surreal experience where you'll see towering dinosaurs.

To help you get inspired on what to do, check out our suggestions below.

Have A Blast At A Waterpark

Price: $35.00+

Address: 8882 170 St. N.W., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: At this indoor waterpark, you can escape to a tropical oasis with 17 waterslides, cabanas, and a huge wave pool.


Enjoy Afternoon Tea

Price: $20.00

When: Friday, August 14

Address: The Art Of Cake, 11811 105 Ave. N.W., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: Afternoon tea is like a trip to London. You can catch up with your BFF over a pot of tea and yummy scones covered in clotted cream.


Spend The Day At The Beach

Price: Free

Address: Ma-Me-O Beach, AB

Why You Need To Go: You'll find a long stretch of sand at this gorgeous blue water beach. Why not enjoy the sunshine and go for a refreshing swim?


Step Inside Jurassic Park

Price: $14.29

Address: 23210 Township Rd., Gibbons, AB

Why You Need To Go: This boardwalk trail is like stepping inside one of the Jurrasic Park movies. You'll see giant statues of dinosaurs hidden within the forest.


Float Down A River

Price: $20.00+

Address: Voyageur Park, 100 Saskatchewan Ave. W., Devon, AB

Why You Need To Go: You need to discover this secret lazy river where you can float along the water for one to three hours.


Find The Best Murals In Town

Price: $20.00

When: Saturday, August 15

Address: 10322 83rd Ave. Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: Lace-up your sneakers; this walking tour will take you to some of the best murals around town.


Go Camping

Price: $35.00

Address: Wabamun Lake, Parkland County, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can head here for a cheap weekend camping adventure. One of the perks of this campsite is you are right next to a beach. 



We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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