Edmonton Weekend Guide :: May 15-19 + Giveaway


Win: Host Edmonton was kind enough to offer us tickets to giveaway to our lovely readers (yes, you!). There's a whopping 10 prizes up for grabs: Two full conference passes + kick-off party passes, and 8 more kick-off party passes. Read about Host Edmonton here then enter to win one of two ways:

  1. Email gillian@cityanddale.com - include name and email to contact you when you win.
  2. Let us know through twitter that you want to go to Host Edmonton (Include @cityanddale and @hostedmonton so we can find you).

Enter before midnight on Monday, May 19. Winners will be contacted via email or twitter direct message on Tuesday, May 20 (morning). 

Weekend Happenings

Shop: Last day of shopping at Notables is Saturday. 
See: Make Mine Love at Citadel Theatre

Finally! It really feels like summer when City Market is back to being al fresco on 104 Street. See how much its grown over the past year on Saturday from 9am to 3pm north of Jasper Ave.

Carnaval is a showcase of local arts and business on Friday night (6:30pm). Head to Edmonton Petroleum Club for local handmade goods, live music and a silent auction. Tickets $15 available here.

Fort Edmonton Park opens for its 40th year on Saturday! Party through the ages all weekend (and summer). The first 500 visitors get a special birthday party favour. 

Hey all you instagrammers! Join photographers around the world in International Underground Meet Day as you explore the LRT system. Meet on Churchill LRT platform at 11am on Sunday and put #yeg on the global map. 

Let's do the time warp again! The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be playing at Metro Cinema at the Garneau on Friday night at midnight. Edmonton Shadow Cast group will be leading the fun audience participation that makes a classic even more fun to watch. 

Images from Zara's latest collection photos.