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Things to Do in Edmonton in March

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by Edmonton Tourism Team

Make those last few weeks of winter count before we welcome spring with open arms!

PARKSHOW YEG 2017 presented by Londonderry
Life is too short to wear boring clothes… but what can be done about it? Lucky for you, PARKSHOW YEG 2017 presented by Londonderry is an emerging fashion show featuring some of Canada’s premier up-and-coming fashion designers. You’ll find inspiration for your next special-event outfit and everyday look. Check out Canadian designs by Camp Brand Goods, Suka Clothing, Lennard Taylor, Gypsy Soul, and local favs Okakie and Workhall.
March 4

Dark Matters
Live music, drinks and… science? There’s never been a more perfect combination. Science is served on the rocks at this 18+ event at the Telus World of Science. Each Dark Matters evening has a different theme, and this time it's all about projectiles. Four words: Nerf gun shooting range.
March 9

Live Action Escape Games
What's a live action escape game, you ask? In a nutshell, you're locked in a room with a group of your friends with a series of games and logic puzzles to solve in order to escape. Clock is ticking though. You've only got 45 minutes to break out of the room! Each business has a few rooms to play, but they are so fun you'll want to do them all.

Edmonton Oilers
Hockey... it's the most Edmonton thing you can do. Check out the Edmonton Oilers in their shiny new barn at Rogers Place. Hockey hair presented live in HD, what more could you ask for? Grab your blue and orange and get to the arena, and make sure to stop in at Mercer, Rostizado or Baijiu for some pre (or post) game grub.
11 home games in March

SkirtsAfire HerArts Festival
SkirtsAfire is all about empowering performers and audiences by creating a space for female-created art to be showcased, experienced and passed on. This takes the form of theatre, dance, film, yoga, spoken word, visual art, music and more. Check out this year’s mainstage play, The Mommy Monologues, which opens one week ahead of the festival.
March 9-12

Crazy for You at The Citadel Theatre
This all singing, all dancing extravanganza is everything you love in a musical. Amazing tap dancing coupled with the charismatic acting of local favourites Andrew MacDonald Smith, Rachel Bowren and Susan Gilmour make this production of Crazy for You one not to be missed. Let the music of George and Ira Gershwin sweep you away to a simpler time, when everything could be solved by a snazzy dance break.
March 4-26

Try Something Tasty and New
You know that downtown restaurant you've been wanting to try forever? March is the month to give it a shot. For ten days, downtown Edmonton becomes a foodie heaven as the amazing chefs in many oustanding restaurants serve up sumptuous, multi-course meals at special prices. Allegro Italian Kitchen, Atlas Steak + Fish, Hardware Grill and Rostizado are just some of the participating restaurants… Dig in!
March 10-19

Edmonton Home + Garden Show
With spring just around the corner, it's the perfect time to load up on your garden supplies, patio furniture and more. With over 600 exhibitors, it will be a great kick start to creating your dream house, or revamping your current homestead. See TV favourites like Carson Arthur, Mike Holmes Jr., Chef Massimo Capra and more!
March 23-26

The Music of Prince and The Music of Queen
This month the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is honouring two eccentric rock icons lost too soon: Prince and Freddie Mercury. Join the ESO as they perform the iconic music of Prince on March 20th followed by the music of Queen on March 24th and 25th. Hear classic jams like Little Red Corvette, 1999, We are the Champions, and Bohemian Rhapsody at the Winspear!

Make It Edmonton
Make It Edmonton is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind handmade items including clothing, jewelry, art, adorable baby items, gourmet food and even knick-knacks for bros. Bros like crafts too. They also have a beer garden, music and food trucks, so head down and make a day of it!
March 24-26