Things to Do in Edmonton This Weekend

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival

The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival is a free family event that brings together Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, Indigenous, and Acadian/East Coast communities to revel in the magic and beauty of winter. Embrace our cold northern climate by melding artistic panache with authentic cultural and heritage winter games!  

January 11 & 12, 2020

Fireworks: Saturday evening @ Alberta Avenue Park, 92 St & 118 Ave

118 AVE, 90 – 95 Streets, Edmonton

Free

Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride

The Secord Community League invites you to join the Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides Community Event. Join them at the David Thomas King school parking lot for an afternoon of hot chocolate, outdoor winter activities, games and horse-drawn sleigh rides from Dick Laurin’s Hay and Sleigh Rides.  

Saturday, January 11, 2020 | 1 PM – 5 PM

David Thomas King School, 22707 97 Ave NW, Edmonton

Free

City Hall Swing ‘n’ Skate

Jump and jive in City Hall! Enjoy free live music and dance lessons with Sugar Swing Ballroom every Sunday in January and February from 1 pm – 4 pm.  

January 12: The Trocadero Orchestra | 1PM to 4 PM

City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square; Edmonton

Free

Ice Castles Edmonton

This acre-sized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, that resembles frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves brought to Edmonton by Ice Castles. Walk through the Disney-esque ice castle enjoying the stunning displays.  

January 3 to ~ February 17, 2020

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road Northwest, Edmonton

$10.99 to $20

Movies

Metro Theatre – Metro Cinema offers family friendly classic and contemporary movies most Saturday afternoons. Come early and enjoy themed lobby activities before the films. Free admission for children 12 and under!

Landmark Theatres — Every Sunday, kids can get out of the house, a movie ticket and Snack Pack (popcorn, drink, choice of candy treat) @ Edmonton City Centre/St Albert/Spruce Grove location.

Telus World of Science

Imax theatre 

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes: Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! October 19, 2019 to February 17, 2020.