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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!

Dark Matters
Ever been to Telus World of Science and wondered what it would be like to play in the exhibits without kids stealing the fun from you? Or how awesome it would be to have music and a bar there too? Wonder no more! Dark Matters is a series of 18+ events where the science is served on the rocks and the adults come out to play. There are different themes every time, but this revolves around Robots.
March 10

Edmonton Oilers
The clock is ticking down to when the Edmonton Oilers say goodbye to Rexall Place. Catch one of the remaining home games in the old barn before the season ends. Come fall, you'll be able to watch them in action at Edmonton's new Ice District.
7 Home Games in March

Live Action Escape Games
What's live action escape games, 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!

Winter Warrior Challenge
An obstacle course with the added challenge of the elements! Brave ten demanding obstacles over a 5km race that will separate the true winter warriors from the pack. Registration is only $79 and includes a winter warrior toque, a medal and cold beer at the finish line, hot food at the post-race banquet, and a $15 donation to The Rainbow Society of Alberta.
March 12

Take in a Show
Alberta Ballet is treating the Jubilee Auditorium to Romeo and Juliet. Later in the month, the Jubilee is home to Elvis in Return to Grace: The Concert of a Lifetime. For the dinner theatre lovers out there, check out The Last Resort playing at Mayfield Dinner Theatre.

Edmonton Home + Garden Show
It's the time we've all been waiting for... the Edmonton Home + Garden show comes to town March 17-20! With spring just around the corner, it's the perfect time to load up on your garden supplies and patio furnature. With over 600 fabulous exhibitors, it will be a great kick start to creating your dream house.
March 17-20

Slush Cup
Grab your wildest outfit and join the Slush Cup party at Edmonton Ski Club. What is Slush Cup you may ask? Well it's an event where skiers and boarders launch themselves down a hill and try to make it across an olympic sized slush pond. There will be many other fun events including a Rail Jam and Big Air event. We'll see you there!
March 19

Western Canada Fashion Week
Treat your eyes and closets to ten nights of fashion programming. Runway shows, design competitions, performances, and pop up shops will be taking over the ATB Financial Arts Barns showcasing Edmonton’s fashion and beauty industry leaders.
March 24-31

Swing Into Spring at Muttart Conservatory
Did you know the feature pyramid at the Muttart Conservatory changes 5-7 times per year? This month, it morphs into a spring time sanctuary with tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. Large, bright colours and fresh scents of the season will put an extra spring in your step. Pun intended.

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes
Step into a world of mystery and intrigue at the TELUS World of Science! Sherlock Holmes comes to life with original manuscripts, publications, period artifacts, film and television props and costumes. Learn to use the investigative tools and techniques of Holmes himself and test them out on a crime scene.
Opens March 25