11 things to do in and around Edmonton during May long weekend
Ideas inspired by the NAIT community
There's a switch that flips inside every Canadian when the calendar approaches the Victoria Day long weekend. Some base biological instinct draws us outdoors after months of extreme windchills and spring slush.
This call of the wild has only strengthened after weeks of self-isolation. We still can't enjoy some of the activities we love on May Long, such as camping in a provincial park, but don't let a pandemic stop you from enjoying yourself – while observing public health directives, of course. Here are a few ideas for a healthy dose of fun.
Leave the stress of the city behind without having to stray too far from the city! Just keep a distance from other passersby.
Skip cooking and enjoy a great meal for the family from one of the dozens of Edmonton eateries still serving through takeout and curbside pickup. Not only are you supporting local, you're boosting businesses connected to NAIT culinary grads.
It's the family craft project that's a double winner! Not only do you get to spend quality time as a family building a bird feeder, you can also reap the benefits and enjoy birdwatching together!
May long weekend and fresh beer are a timeless pair. Why not enjoy locally made suds served by NAIT grads behind breweries such as Dog Island, the Growlery and Town Square?
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