Things to Do in May

Apr 22, 2021

Although the odd flurry may make its way into town, you can bet that by mid-month you'll be switching out your toque for a ball cap! May means we're about to enter our beautiful summer season—the birds will be chirping, and humans will be slathering on sunscreen and heading out to the patios. It’s time to check out all the fun virtual events and warm-weather happenings here in Edmonton!

No matter how you explore this month, remember to continue practicing safe physical distancing, frequent handwashing and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe!

A Mother's Day to Remember

Perhaps now, more than ever, celebrating the amazing mothers and mother figures in our lives is essential. Show that special person in your life the appreciation they deserve while supporting local at the same time!

Get Creative with Clay & Cupcakes

Think Inside the (Biera) Box

Feeling epicurious? Look no further than the Biera Box, featuring a selection of treats from charcuterie to fresh baked bread, artisan cheese, house-made condiments and more. For each Biera Box sold for the first weekend of May, $20 will be donated to SACE in recognition of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. Biera Boxes are available for pick-up and free delivery, making it easier than ever to satisfy your appetite for local cuisine!

Ignite the Spark

Let's Hear it for the Kids!

Take Movie Night Up a Notch

This month, NorthwestFest is brining you an online edition of their annual international film festival. This is Canada's longest running documentary festival, and 2021 is no different... except you can enjoy these exciting films from the comfort of your own couch. Eighty of the year's hottest non-fiction features are on the docket, so clear your calendar and get the popcorn a poppin'!
May 6-16

The Best Food on Wheels

Get Up Close with the RAM

Get to the Green!

Discover the Collider Festival

Missing the thrill of live theatre? The Citadel's Collider Festival is a brand new festival that showcases new theatrical works with a mix of local artists and artists from across the country and beyond. This year’s inaugural event is completely digital and features five days of workshops, readings, a digital preview, and a keynote address dedicated to creating a creative collision of artists and audiences passionate about exhilarating new large-scale productions. Registration and attendance are free, but space is limited - so register today to avoid missing out!
May 12-16

Be a Happy Camper

The Great Escape

Telus World of Science Edmonton is excited to announce a brand new online program which will allow you to experience the science centre like never before. Save our Rocket Launch is an online escape room developed right here in Edmonton by TWOSE as part of Lab Rat Escapes. Staff will host you live in the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, being your eyes and ears. You and your team will direct them to find clues in the physical space in order for you to solve puzzles and complete your mission. Test your skills and be among the first to take on this challenge this May!