Things to Do in April in Edmonton

Mar 26, 2024

April is showering us with all sorts of activity all across the city this month. Get hyped for the NHL playoff season, experience larger-than-life Disney characters with your family, and get a taste of Edmonton's BEST food scene! Consider this your summer pre-game and explore all the city has to offer this month.

An April Appetite

Did Somebody Say Playoffs?

When the Edmonton Oilers make it to the NHL playoffs, the city transforms into a sea of blue and orange. The sound of "Let's go Oilers!" echoes through the streets and bars, and the atmosphere in Rogers Place is even more electric! With a rich history of success in the postseason, the Oilers have established themselves as a dominant team in the NHL. In recent years, superstars like Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl have led the team and consistently put up impressive numbers. Will they take it all the way this year? You'll have to join in on the action to find out.

NHL Playoffs begin April 22. See the NHL website for schedule.

Music Artists in Edmonton This April

Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve

Edmonton Tattoo & Art's Festival

The Edmonton Tattoo & Arts Festival is unleashing a wave of creativity and body art at the Edmonton EXPO Centre! Prepare to be ink-pressed by over 200 of the most talented local artists in Canada, showcasing their needlework. But it's not just about tattoos, folks. Get ready for a weekend filled with ink-credible entertainment, contests to make your heart race, retail exhibits to splurge on, and of course, the chance to get inked by the best in the biz!

April 19-21

Experience A Story

In memory

Ukrainian War Requiem

Following the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the Axios Men's Ensemble commissioned composer and two-time Grammy Award nominee, Benedict Sheehan, to compose a Requiem to honour the countless victims who have lost their lives in this tragic war. The concert will feature Axios Men's Ensemble, Pro Coro Canada, soloists from across North America and Ukraine and will be conducted by Michael Zaugg. Listen to it live in the St. Basil the Great Ukrainian Catholic Parish Church.

April 14

Music that Moves

Iconic Attractions

There's truly no shortage of things to do in Edmonton. Blaze your own trail through the North Saskatchewan River Valley, take a deep dive into Alberta's history at the Royal Alberta Museum, then give your wallet a run for its money at West Edmonton Mall. Transport yourself to biomes around the world at the Muttart Conservatory, and hang with the free-roaming bison at Elk Island National Park. That’s just the tip of the attractions iceberg!

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