Free Things to Do in Edmonton

Sep 6, 2021

Rent, car insurance, groceries, a new tiny outfit for your dog... you've got enough to spend your money on. And hey, you work hard for your paycheck. We get it. Lucky for you, the best things in life really are free. Skip smashing your piggy bank and check out this list of the best things to do in Edmonton for free, or on the cheap.

Experiencing the city on a budget can open your eyes to incredible overlooked adventures all over town. Peruse this list, then take your day up a notch with these fun, fabulous and free activities.

Edmonton Explored: Free Things to Do

Let the editor-in-chief of The Gateway, Mitchell Pawluk, be your guide to the best free things to do in Edmonton. Then read on for more low-cost, high-excitement options!

Step Back in Time without Spending a Dime

Speaking of Picnics...

Colour your world

Farmers Markets Galore

Paint the Town

Expansive (not expensive) Urban Parkland

Feel the Vibe in Old Strathcona

Fit, fancy and free

Stargaze at the U of A

Take a Self-Guided Tour

Experience Indigenous Landmarks

Refresh your Instagram Gallery

A Festival for Every Season