5 Dates to go on This Weekend | February 17-19

What are you doing this weekend? Skip this dinner and a movie and get out of the house and try something new. Here’s our five date recommendations for this weekend – getting you out and exploring Edmonton, listening to new sounds, seeing new sights.

Winter City Shake Up Festival | Downtown 
Head downtown on Saturday, February 18 for a free family party in the heart of Downtown. This all-ages event will feature for Live entertainment, Free hot chocolate, Sleigh rides, Bannock-making and much more!

See The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer Arden Theatre
The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer descend on The Arden to kick out their unapologetic, raw, rough-around-the-edges blues sound that packs a greasy punch! With influences ranging from the iconic songwriting of Willie Dixon to the boundary pushing Jack White, the pair of musicians are increasingly inspired by the electric ‘groove blues’ of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Tickets are only $34, and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.

Flying Canoe Race | Edmonton Ski Club
Save the date! The event starts at 7pm on February 17th at the Edmonton Ski Club, there’s a fun canoe race, two man bucksaw and axe throwing to watch, making it easy to get outside during the Flying Canoe Volant. 

Get $11 Chicken | Seoul Fried Chicken
Get the best $11 meal that you’re going to find this weekend, at Seoul Fried Chicken. For $11, you get five pieces of chicken with your choice of sauce, a side, and fries – and you can add on a beer and dine in the quaint space for a fun experience, or take it out and bring it home with you.

Winefest | Shaw Conference Centre
Winefest is a wonderland of wines, where attendees will sample from a delicious array of wines from all over the world! Guests are also welcome to indulge in an array of delectable hors d’oeuvres and sample a variety of tantalizing bites from local businesses.