Free Things to Do in Edmonton in April

A list of FREE and cheap fun things to do in Edmonton Area during April.

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  • Events
  • Anytime free activities like walks and other outdoor fun.

I. Events

Fantastic Planet
17 Mar

Downtown Edmonton

March 17, 2021 To April 12, 2021


Six massive ‘humanoids’ are taking over downtown Edmonton. Beginning mid-March, giant glowing inflatable structures will be popping-up in secret locations around the city's core. These illuminated titans ...  »

Winter Birds
21 Mar

CO*LAB - Community {Arts} Laboratory, 102A Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

March 21, 2021 To April 30, 2021


As a part of Quarters Arts Society’s annual Spring Equinox Festival, GLOW, the Winter Birds Exhibit invites you to celebrate those special species of birds that ...  »

Easter in a Box
29 Mar

Life Church, 50 Street Northwest, Edmonton,

March 29, 2021 To April 4, 2021


“Easter in a Box” is a FREE box for you and your entire family! Inside you will receive “Minute to Win it” Easter games, Easter baking supplies, ...  »

SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
31 Mar


March 31, 2021 To April 4, 2021

Free & Ticketed Events

Canada's national Deaf Theatre festival celebrates its 5th annual edition and for the first time ever, we are offering our full programming online! Catch our mainstage performances, ...  »

01 Apr


April 1, 2021 To April 13, 2021


The daring, 70-minute performance of Messiah/Complex, filmed against iconic Canadian landscapes, will showcase multilingual translations, and feature a diverse cast of soloists and choirs representing every ...  »

The Great Virtual Egg Hunt
01 Apr

Kingsway Mall, 109 Street & Kingsway, Edmonton

April 1, 2021 To April 30, 2021


This season, we are delighted to bring a magical Egg Hunt to Kingsway. Using the power of augmented reality technology, giant Easter eggs (and other surprises!) have ...  »

Easter Egg Hunt
02 Apr

Town of Stony Plain

April 2, 2021 To April 5, 2021


We’ve heard rumours a certain bunny is scouting for spots to hide special treats. You guessed it… it’s an Easter Egg Hunt! Starting Friday, April 2 ...  »

Easter Family Drive-Thru
03 Apr

Celebration Church - Central, 7215 Argyll Road Northwest, Edmonton

April 3, 2021


Join us Saturday, April 3rd for an Easter drive-thru experience for the whole family! Easter Bunny photos, treat bags and more! This is a free family event! &...  »

Easter Scavenger Walk
03 Apr

Kiwi Nurseries Ltd, 118 Ave NW, Acheson

April 3, 2021


Be the first to see the new trail system, that we have been working on all winter! You will have to look around the trail for eggs, ...  »

Downtown Spark: Arts District
08 Apr

Various locations in Downtown Edmonton

April 8, 2021 To May 31, 2021


Edmonton’s iconic Arts District is lighting up! Illuminate your curiosity and ignite your imagination as The Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, and Winspear Centre host ...  »

Bonfire Festival
09 Apr


April 9, 2021 To April 24, 2021

Free to $20

Bonfire is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual romp of new ideas in long-form improv. Starring the members of the Rapid Fire Theatre ensemble, each show at Bonfire ...  »

A Celebration of Alberta Ag
09 Apr

Online from Olds College

April 9, 2021



Streamed live from the Olds College campus, the evening’s program will include an appearance by Alberta born country music star — Corb Lund, as well as showcasing ...  »

Lyrid Meteor Shower
16 Apr

In the Sky

April 16, 2021 To April 25, 2021


It’s that time of the year again! Get ready to see spectacular meteor showers. Lighting up the sky in April is the annual Lyrid meteor shower, ...  »

Edmonton RagaMala Virtual Concert
17 Apr


April 17, 2021

Virtual Concert

Edmonton RagaMala Music Society presents another virtual concert featuring Sarangi Maestro – Ustad Kamal Sabri on April 17, 2021 at 7:15 pm. Please join us on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram for further ...  »

Downtown Spark: Root 107
28 Apr

107 Street & 101 Avenue, Edmonton

April 28, 2021 To May 22, 2021


Enjoy the fresh spring air at Root 107 - an inclusive public space filled with colourful mural art, greenery, and food. Grab some takeout at one of the ...  »

Relove Market
01 May

Main Street, Leduc!, 50th Ave, Leduc

May 1, 2021


LEDUC CO-OP brings you the Farmer’s Market for the May 1st Relove Market! From tasty foods to homemade goods, the Farmer’s Market will offer a ...  »

Ritchie Food Court
01 May

Ritchie Community League, 98 Street Northwest, Edmonton

May 1, 2021


With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing into another summer, Ritchie Crew is hosting safe, pop-up food truck events in the Ritchie Hall parking lot throughout the summer! Come ...  »

II. Other Free Activties

Go for a walk


Spring has sprung. It’s time to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. And lucky for us, Edmonton has a lot to offer in that department. Check out one of these Nature Attractions and Parks in and around Edmonton. There are hiking and biking trails, picnic spots, off-leash dog parks, birding areas, and much more.

See some public art

Looking for something new to do in Edmonton while keeping the recommended physical distance? Check out some of Edmonton’s Public art features! You can see many of them from your car or on a walk around the city.

Go Birding

With spring setting in, see whether you can spot baby birds on your day out! This is also an awesome way to get to know your city and find some new parks in and around Edmonton. Here is a list of 15 places to go birding in Edmonton.

Plan Your Summer Garden

Get your kids to plant and maintain a summer garden this year. It’s time to start planting seeds indoors and planning what your summer will have in store. Visit Garden Centres in and around Edmonton with kids and get your seeds a sowing!

Fun Things to Do with Kids Inside Your Home

Just because you’re stuck indoors, doesn’t mean you really have to be stuck indoors. There are a ton of things that you and your kids can still do to have a blast from morning until night. And, to top it all off, you can do all of these things without your TV or your phone, unless you’re watching a tutorial video.

Science Experiments to Do at Home with Kids

Here are a few easy fun science activities/experiments that are easy and super fun in addition to being educational.

Play Easter Games

From the classic egg hunt to egg bowling, check out our list of fun creative indoor games that will lift everyone’s festive spirits.

Spring Clean & Donate

Do some spring cleaning this school break and donate your clothes. Donating is a great way to give back, reduce waste, and get those feel-good vibes flowing. Keep your good deeds on the straight and narrow with this list of places where you can donate your goods in Edmonton.

Explore Our Stunning National Parks

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas our country has to offer.

Traverse the parks online and plan your trip to these wondrous places when restrictions-free travel is allowed across the country.

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