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Things We Love to Do in Edmonton
We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
The Citadel Theatre is recognized and respected as a national centre of excellence in production, creative development, and audience engagement – the artistic and cultural heart of our community.
4th Street Promenade
This vibrant neighbourhood has a sophisticated feel and is teeming with fantastic boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment.
Art Gallery of Alberta
The oldest cultural institution in Canada, this wonderful museum features over 6,000 objects in addition to its feature exhibitions. Dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of visual art.
City Market Downtown
This year-round farmers market has been an integral part of downtown Edmonton for over a century! A wonderful way to get fresh local produce, foods, and crafts directly from the producers!
Edmonton River Valley
At 7,400 hectares, this is one of the longest urban stretches of river valley parkland in North America. Enjoy 22 parks and over 150 kilometers of trails!
Housed in a spectacular pyramid conservatory, this horticultural attraction features over 700 species of plants of arid, temperate, and tropical climates. A great place to visit year round!
Royal Alberta Museum
This is one of Canada’s most popular museums, filled with a spectacular array of natural and human history. Be sure to check back often—feature exhibitions rotate.
Backstreet Boys In A World Like This TourMay 17, 2014 7:30 pm — May 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Backstreet’s back, alright!
Currently on a sold-out world tour in support of their new album In A World Like This and celebrating 20 years of record-breaking hits, BSB’s extended tour will hit Northlands on May 17 2014.
Edmonton Pride FestivalJun 6, 2014 — Jun 15, 2014
The Edmonton Pride Festival is an annual celebration that showcases the unity and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transidentified and queer (LGBTQ) community. This family friendly event is open to all friends, family and LGBTQ allies.
Cher – D2K Tour 2014Jun 23, 2014 7:00 pm — Jun 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Are you ready to turn back time?
Dressed to Kill Tour is the eighth solo concert tour by American singer Cher to promote her twenty-fifth studio album, Closer to the Truth.
Cyndi Lauper was announced as “special guest” for the shows from April 23, 2014 through July 11, 2014. Lauper served as opening act for Cher’s 1999–2000 Do You Believe? Tour and 2002–2005 Living Proof: The Farewell Tour.
Broadway Across Canada – WickedJul 2, 2014 — Jul 20, 2014
Back by “Popular” demand. Variety calls Wicked “a cultural phenomenon,” and it continues to break box office records and sell out in record time. Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, Wicked is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete – and completely satisfying – new musical in a long time” (USA Today).
Broadway Across Canada – Flashdance The MusicalNov 25, 2014 — Nov 30, 2014
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award-winning title song “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock & Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay), and Robert Cary with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
*This show contains some mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences.