You know those moments when you’ve got a date but you’re not sure what to do? Or those moments where you’ve been on a hundred dates – and you’re looking for something new to try? If you’re looking for date inspiration in Edmonton this weekend, we’ve got you covered. Here are five of our top picks for date night in Edmonton November 13-15.
Jon & Rose at Cafe Blackbird
Local up and coming acoustic brother and sister duo, Jon&Rose, are proving that they know what it takes to put on a great performance. The duo offers many original tunes as well as a lengthy repertoire of cover songs. Featuring special guest Tyler Johnson of The Introverts on lead guitar, and Saskatoon acoustic artist Shawn Mackenzie opening the show.
When: Friday, November 13 8-11
Where: Blackbird Cafe, 9640 142 Street
KEFCON Board Game Convention
KefCon, which stands for ‘Keeping Evenings Fun’, is a board game convention based in Edmonton, Alberta. Our goal is to ‘Keep Evenings Fun’ by promoting and facilitating a weekend of tabletop gaming through the use of designer board games that involve all skill levels. As well, its focus is to ‘bring to the table’ a collection of exciting games that board game enthusiasts both experienced and new will have the chance to learn! KefCon will endeavor to present tried and true gaming favorites, games that are freshly printed kickstarter projects, and awesome buzz-worthy games from throughout the past year.
When: November 14 and 15
Where: Queen Mary Park Community League
Part slumber party, part dance party, part fundraiser for CRIPSiE! Come out and support CRIPSiE’s upcoming season at the coolest accessible party of the year. All Ages! PWYC at the door (cash), $11.59 advanced tickets ($10.00, our suggested price plus Eventbrite’s charge). Dress is casual, pajama’s are encouraged. We’ll have prizes for the best bed head hair, so come prepared or use our supplies to create the ultimate messy do.
When: Saturday, 7 to midnight
Where: 10242 106 Street, Latitude 53
Holiday Light Up
The tree is adorned with 14-thousand LED lights, cascading snowfalls, sparkles, and stars. After the tree ceremony, a spectacular, fireworks show will light up Downtown skies. It’s Edmonton’s favorite holiday tradition, The Downtown Business Association’s Holiday Light Up!
When: November 14, 4pm onward
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Date Night in: Friday Night Feast
Enjoy gourmet, take-home dinners every Friday! Our chefs create tantalizing three-course meals that only require reheating for bon appétiting. $15.99 per person. A new menu is posted every month, and you can order ahead of time for an easy Friday night dinner in this week or next.
When: Friday Nights
Where: Sunterra Market