The weekend is almost here! It's time to plan how to make the most of of it. Are you looking for fun things to do in Edmonton this weekend? Well, you're in luck because there are tons of incredible festivals, events, and activities.
Here are seven things to do in Edmonton this weekend, Aug. 16-18, 2019:
Edmonton Rock Music Festival
Price: Friday $65, Saturday $90, Weekend $140
When: Aug. 16-17, 2019
Address: Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta
Why you need to go: Spend the weekend at concerts with Rick Springfield, Greg, Kihn, Sloan, Wide Mouth Mason, and more!
Edmonton Fringe Festival
Price: Varies depending on the show
When: Aug. 15–25, 2019
Address: Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
Why you need to go: It's North America’s biggest Fringe Festival, and this year there will be a whopping 1200+ performances!
Price: Tickets start at $60 for the 5 km race.
When: Aug. 17-18, 2019
Address: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta
Why you need to go: There are 5 km, 10 km, and 21.1 km races to take part in!
Summer Outdoor Movie Night
When: Aug. 17, 2019, from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Address: 7210 S Terwillegar Dr NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Why you need to go: Watch Avengers Endgame under the stars!
2019 Dragon Boat Festival
When: Aug. 16-18, 2019
Address: Telford Lake at the Leduc Boat Club, Leduc, Alberta
Why you need to go: Have fun cheering on the teams racing in dragon boats!
Down & Dirty Obstacle Course
Price: $60 per person
When: Aug. 17, 2019
Address: Sunridge Ski Area, Edmonton, Alberta
Why you need to go: Have fun tackling this 5-km mud obstacle course to raise funds for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
Parkbus TD Elk Island Express
When: Aug. 17, 2019
Address: The bus will depart Edmonton from the Brewery District Mountain Equipment Coop (11904 104 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta) and the Royal Alberta Museum (9810 103a Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta)
Why you need to go: Escape the city and explore the beautiful Elk Island National Park this weekend!
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