eight Issues to Do in Edmonton This Week: August 23-29

It’s a fresh new week and why not spend it attending some of the city’s events. Here are 8 things to do in Edmonton this week: August 23-29.

From exploring Edmonton’s past and checking out some rides to getting lost in a giant corn maze, here are some things to keep you busy this week.

Abandoned Alberta at the Royal Alberta Museum

What: The Abandoned Alberta is located on the second floor of the museum lobby and shows the breathtaking beauty of old buildings scattered across the province. With this exhibition, enjoy the amazement and curiosity about those who went before us and the life they lived.

When: Now through September
Time: Wednesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on Monday and Tuesday
Where: 9810 103a Avenue NW, Edmonton
Costs: For free

Edmonton Corn Maze

What: Lose yourself a little and have a lot of fun at the same time. The Edmonton Corn Maze has a revamped structure for the season so get out there and enjoy. Also, check out the sunflowers while you are there. It’s a perfect event for an August day.

When: Now through October 16
Time: Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 26171 Garden Valley Road, Spruce Grove
Costs: Buy tickets online or in person

Imagine Van Gogh

What: The immersive digital art exhibition that is touring the world has landed at the Edmonton EXPO Center. Experience Van Gogh’s masterpieces in a breathtaking new way.

When: Now through September 26th
Time: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Edmonton EXPO Center, 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Costs: $ 36.85- $ 41.61 buy online

Edmonton Ghost Tours in Old Strathcona

What: Do you want to get scary? Take a ghostly stroll through Old Strathcona, with stops in front of certain buildings, houses, and shops that have reported ghosts, hauntings, murders, and mysteries. It’s a unique thing to do in Edmonton before the warmth of August leaves.

When: Now through September 4th
Time: Wednesday to Sunday, 7 p.m.
Where: 10322 83rd Avenue NW, Edmonton
Costs: $ 16.93 – $ 22.23, buy online

Expedition: Dinosaurs in the TELUS World of Science

What: Travel back in time and walk among the greatest creatures the earth has ever called home in Expedition: Dinosaur. Take on the roles of paleontologists and archaeologists as you travel back in time for the fun and excitement of fossil discovery.

When: Now until October 11, 2021
Where: TELUS World of Science (1211 142 Street NW, Edmonton)
Costs: $ 15.45 – $ 19.95. Tickets can be purchased here.

Whyte Avenue art walk

What: From professional artists, amateurs, and students, the Whyte Avenue Art Walk features dazzling works by local artists.

When: Now until August 1, 2021
Time: Friday 3 p.m. to 8 a.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 10411 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Costs: Free entry with a donation to the Edmonton Food Bank

Laser Daft Punk in the Teluse World of Science

What: Immerse yourself in the 28-year career of Daft Punk with popular hits like Face to Face, Around the World and Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger and many more.

When: Now until September 4, 2021
Time: Friday and Saturday 7 p.m.
Where: Telus World of Science – 11211 142 Street NW, Edmonton
Costs: $ 14.95, buy online

Visit Fort Edmonton Park

What: Stroll through Edmonton’s past and have loads of fun along the way. Nestled in 64 acres of wooded parkland along the river valley, Fort Edmonton Park features many classic games, carnival dinners, and exhibitions. This week, August 23-29, is going to be a great thing in Edmonton.

When: Now until September 6, 2021
Time: Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fort Edmonton Park -7000 143 Street NW, Edmonton
Costs: $ 20.90- $ 26.20 buy online

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