5 Things To Do This Weekend That Don’t Involve Green Beer

With St.Patrick’s Day festivities happening around Edmonton this weekend and next week, it’s nice to know that there are other options than the traditional green beer. Here is a list of 5 family friendly and alcohol free things that you can do this weekend!Edmonton_Skyline_at_night_-b

1. Experience “Crashed Ice”

Red Bull Crashed Ice comes to Edmonton this weekend and the best part is, it’s completely free! Watch these amazing athletes skate down the incredible ice track through the river valley as they compete for the championship title. The main event is on Saturday starting at 7pm, but there will also be a Team Competition on Friday night, which also starts at 7pm. Visit their website at www.redbullcrashedice.com for all of the details.

2. Go Outside

With temperatures soaring this weekend, it’s the perfect time to head outdoors and take advantage of the weather. Explore one of our cities many parks, try your hand at geocaching, or simply grab some chairs and eat a meal outside! Whatever you do, enjoy this beautiful March weather.

3. Do some crafts

This Saturday, the Musée Héritage will be hosting St.Patrick’s day themed family drop in program. The event is free, but there is a suggested donation of $2-3. They will have games, crafts and “sweet” prizes. For more information, check out their website here.

4. Watch live sports

Interested in martial arts? Head on over to the West Edmonton Mall to watch the Edmonton International Judo Championship. This three day event is free to watch, and who knows? You may feel inspired to try a new sport!

5. Go shopping for a new spring wardrobe

Low on funds? Why not check out some of Edmonton’s many thrift stores! It takes some searching, but you never know what kinds of treasures you may find!

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Posted on March 13, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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