For the love of beer, chocolate, craft fairs, sunny skies and scavenger hunts, it's gonna be a great weekend!
Chocolate with Hops
Chocolate & Beer Tasting
What: An around the world chocolate tasting paired with locally-brewed craft beers.
Why: It doesn’t get any better.
Where: Alley Kat Brewery (9929 60 Avenue). Purchase your ticket ($35).
When: Thursday, May 26 from 7-9pm
What: A casual gathering to draw the next gen crowd to chat about arts, culture and technology over drinks.
Why: Brought to you by this awesome organization, these nights will be set in the city’s hottest lounges, galleries and unique venues.
Where: The Common (10124 124 Street). Register here (it’s free + cash bar).
When: Thursday, May 26 at 7:30pm
Photo Scavenger Hunt
What: Get your cameras ready for a week-long photo scavenger hunt, where each letter of the alphabet will take you to a different corner of the city for photos of landmarks and attractions
Why: Demonstrate your energy, creativity, and commitment your community league. Sign-up with your community here.
Where: Download your scavenger hunt information package after 12pm on May 27.
When: Friday, May 27 to Friday, June 3
The Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair
What: Two big rooms filled with over 60 vendors selling locally made clothing, jewelry, art, woodworkings, toys and much more.
Where: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Cenre (8426 Gateway Blvd - just north of the Strathcona Farmers' Market). $2 entrance fee.
When: Saturday, May 28 from 10am-5pm – Sunday, May 29 from 12pm-5pm.
East Whyte Block Party
What: An irresistible block party celebrating an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and bars.
Why: Art and yoga demos; yummy street food from Fat Franks and Eva Waffles; live music; and special offers from local businesses.
Super Sweet: A free cookie from Luzzara Coffee Bar with any purchase over $3.50.
Where: East Whyte Avenue (100 Street and 82 Avenue )
When: Saturday, May 28 from 11am-4pm.
The Great Race
What: An urban adventure where 2-person teams search the city for ChasePoints scattered in unknown locations throughout Edmonton. To take home the title, you’ll compete in a variety of physical, intellectural, adventurous and humorous challenges.
Why: Serious fun. Get motivated with these videos.
Where: All over the city! Teams can run, walk or use public transit. Register here - $150/team.
When: Saturday, May 28 at 10am. Takes 4-6 hours to complete.
Yelp Slave Lake Bake Sale Fundraiser
What: A bake sale to raise funds for Slave Lake. Donate baking or come buy the treats!
Why: A sweet twist to fundraising efforts.
Where: Entreprise Square (10230 Jasper Avenue)
When: Sunday, May 29 from 12pm-5pm
My Filosophy High Tea
What: An afternoon of high fashion, tea, goodies and meet designer, Joanna Bisley.
Why: It’s all in support of STARS Air Ambulance & Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation
Where: d’Lish Urban Kitchen and Wine Bar (10418-124 Street). Purchase your tickets ($50)
When: Sunday, May 29 at 3pm
Ready. Set. Shop.
Who Cares Warehouse Sale
What: The first ever warehouse sale featuring up to 80% off all clothes and shoes are only $30.
Why: Dress like million bucks (for much less)
Where: Crestwood Community Hall (14325 - 96 Ave NW, Edmonton)
When: Sunday May 29 from 11 am - 3 pm