10 things to do this week in Edmonton: March 14 to 20

Mar 14 2022, 1:50 pm

We are back to work this week in Edmonton, but the fun sure isn’t over! There are plenty of things to do to lighten up your week.

Whether you want to see a new exhibit blooming at the Muttart, hit up Rogers Place to see the Oilers in action or play some games, here are 10 things to do this week in Edmonton. Let’s go!

Check out an Oilers game

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What: We got a triple threat in store this week as the Oilers face off against Detroit on Tuesday, Buffalo on Thursday and New Jersey on Saturday. We love to see it!!

When: March 15, 17, 19  
Where: Rogers Place Arena
Cost: $89-$1,155; tickets can be found here

Tubing at the Edmonton Ski Club

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What:¬†Hit the hill and zoom down the Edmonton Ski Club’s tube park with your family and friends. All that winter fun for just $15? We are into it!

When: Now to March 20
Where: Edmonton Ski Club
Cost: $15; tickets can be found here

Splash around at the WEM World Waterpark

 

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What:¬†It’ll feel like a bit of a vacation when you visit the World Waterpark at West Edmonton Mall. Shoot down some massive slides or just relax in the wave pool. Whatever you choose, it’s a prime thing to do this weekend.

When: Hours vary throughout the week
Where: West Edmonton Mall
Cost: $40-$54, tickets can be found here

Visit the Muttart Conservatory

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What:¬†Be amazed at the stunning Muttart Conservatory, with each glass pyramid showcasing a different environment for plants from around the globe. It’s a relaxing, insightful, and beautiful experience. A new exhibit just opened called “Signs of Spring: Year of the Garden,” and it will surely get you in the spring mindset.

When: Open year-round
Time: From Monday to Tuesday, 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday and Thursday 10 am to 9 pm, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Muttart Conservatory (9626 96A Street, Edmonton)
Cost: $7.75-$14.95, purchase online.

Cross Country Skiing

What: Experience the outdoors and get a workout in by cross-country skiing around the city. These trails are accessible, open to everyone, and regularly groomed to accommodate different levels of skiers. Nothing beats some fresh air!

When: Throughout the week
Where: Various locations across Edmonton
Cost: Free

Hit up a Rec Room

 

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What:¬†Get into some gaming at the Rec Room in either South Edmonton Common or West Edmonton Mall; it’s perfect for post-work stress relief. If you are feeling adventurous, try out axe throwing, bowling, or some simulators. Have a little fun this week; why not!

When: Hours vary for each location
Where: 1725 99th Street NW Edmonton, Unit 2065, 8882 170th Street NW Edmonton
Cost: Varies for gaming, axe throwing, bowling.

Go tobogganing

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What: Whether you are an adult or a child, tobogganing is one heck of a fun way to pass the time during the winter. Check out our roundup of some of the best tobogganing hills in Edmonton to visit for some sliding fun.

Where: Various locations
Cost: Free

Check out the Royal Alberta Museum

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What:¬†Marvel at the Royal Alberta Museum’s vast collections, from its archaeology, Indigenous studies, and work-life industry sections to Earth and Life Sciences that will wow you about Earth’s past- and present-day species. It’s one of the most intriguing things to do in Edmonton this March.

When: Open year-round, Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost: $10-$21; tickets can be found here

Elk Island National Park

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What: Whether you’re hitting the trails, stargazing, or trying to see some buffalo, this national park is well worth the short drive out there. It’s just as stunning in the winter as it is in the summer! Do some stargazing or snowshoeing, too.

When: Open year-round
Where: 54401 Range Road 203, Fort Saskatchewan 
Cost: Free; Parks Canada pass is required to enter.

Sloth World & Wildlife Rescue

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What: Meet a sloth, boas, ferrets, pythons, tortoises, and much more at the Sloth World & Wildlife Rescue exhibit at West Edmonton Mall. This interactive exhibit will include a highly engaging presentation, animal interaction, feeding demonstrations with many types of live animals, and plenty of opportunities for pictures and questions. What a cute thing to check out in Edmonton this March.

When: Now until the end of March
Where: West Edmonton Mall 
Cost: $12.50 to $14.50, tickets can be found here

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