Who else is ready for Fri-yay to arrive? After a weekend of endless Zoom work meetings, you are probably ready for a break. But the last thing you want to do is spend more time in front of the computer searching for weekend activities. Here are seven incredible things to do in Edmonton that will make the most of it.

We can hardly believe it is already the last weekend of August, and already PSL lattes have arrived at Starbucks.

If you aren't ready to embrace all things fall yet, why not enjoy a taste of summer with a scoop of ice cream?

If you are already a massive fan of Yelo'd Ice Cream, make sure to visit their latest food truck Sosyál. For just a few dollars, you can try one of their delicious Flippino inspired flavours.

But make sure to save room for a rack of ribs. Western Canada Ribfest Tour has been touring Canada, and it finally arrives in Edmonton this weekend. 

It will be a drive-thru festival, where you can get some of the best BBQ you ever tasted without leaving your vehicle. 

We hope you have a fantastic time relaxing in the sunshine with your days off.

Stop And Smell The Flowers

Price: Free

Address: Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96a St. N.W., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: While the Muttart Conservatory may still be closed you can find flowers in every shade of the rainbow growing in the garden outside.


Attend A Rib Festival

Price: Free admission

When: Friday, August 28 to Sunday, August 30

Address: Edmonton Expo, 7515 118 Ave. N.W., Edmonton, AB 

Why You Need To Go: You can try the best ribs ever at this drive-through rib festival.


Sip Cocktails On A Patio

Price: $6.00+

Address: El Cortez, 8230 Gateway Blvd. N.W., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can meet up with your BFF and go for cheap boozy beverages and yummy tacos.


Have A Picnic In The Sunshine

Price: Free

Address: Kinsmen Park, Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: Having fun doesn't need to be expensive. Why not have a picnic at one of the many parks in Edmonton this weekend?


Eat A Bucket Of Mini Doughnuts

Price: $12.00

Address: 9930 170th St., Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can get the ultimate sugar rush while stuffing your face with a bucket full of mini doughnuts.


Feel Like You Are In Outer Space

Price: $335.00

Address: Fantasyland Hotel, 17700 87 Ave. N.W., Edmonton, AB 

Why You Need To Go: There is an out of this world hotel room that Star Wars and Star Trek fans will adore.


Cool Off With Filipino Ice Cream

Price: $5.50+

Address: Check their Instagram for latest location, Edmonton, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can get a scoop of all sorts of delicious flavours like ube, pandan, and Flipino coffee.



Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


 

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