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Explore Edmonton: Things To Do For Valentine’s Day 2017

Linda Hoang - January 31, 2017
Valentines Day Explore Edmonton Events

I love love! And I love celebrating love. I try to do this year-round, but like having an excuse to do it each year on Valentine’s Day.  Here’s a list of date ideas I’ve put together to help you plan your Valentine’s Day in Edmonton! It largely builds off previous lists I’ve created so if there are new events happening, please let me know and I’d …

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What To Do For New Year’s Eve: Edmonton Events (Dec 31, 2016)

Linda Hoang - December 3, 2016
Edmonton Events New Years Eve

NYE list last updated: Saturday, December 3, 2016  * Photos courtesy of Anthony P. Jones via City of Edmonton Photo Gallery Happy December! How many of you have put up your holiday decorations? Started listening to Christmas music? Planning how to ring in the New Year? It’s going to be a pretty big one to ring in – 2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday! The whole …

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Explore Edmonton: Halloween Events in Edmonton (and area) 2016

Linda Hoang - October 1, 2016
Halloween Edmonton Event Listing

2016 Halloween Events List last updated: October 16, 2016 On my mission to #ExploreEdmonton, and as I do with New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s, I’ve put together an event listing for things to do for Halloween in and around the Edmonton area this year! This list will be updated as I find new events and as event information becomes available. Keep checking back for updates – …

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Preview/Giveaway: Food Tickets to Lexus South Pointe Fall Food Festival (2016)

Linda Hoang - September 14, 2016

I think most would agree that the best events are ones with great food. If you make that food local, have proceeds go to charity, and host the party in a cool venue then you’ve really got yourself a great event! That’s what we can expect on Sept. 22 at Lexus South Pointe‘s Fall Food Festival! The event features food from a bunch of great local chefs and supports a …

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Giveaway: Edmonton’s Salsa with the Stars 2016

Linda Hoang - May 7, 2016
Salsa with the Stars Edmonton Sven R Photography

I was introduced to Edmonton’s salsa community a few years ago when my brother started taking salsa classes. As with most local, niche groups, Edmonton salsa dancers are crazy passionate about their craft and community. They’re also very talented. My brother’s been taking dance classes on and off since junior high school, and Mike and I have dabbled in dance classes in recent years. My parents even …

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Recap + Giveaway: InTRAP Edmonton Escape Room

Linda Hoang - March 16, 2016
INTRAP Escape Room Edmonton - Escape

One of my all-time favourite things to do with friends is trying out Edmonton’s escape rooms. In the last two years, escape games have surged in popularity in our city. As of March 2016, there are at least 8 companies opened (with more in the works). You’d think that’s a lot but Mike and I recently tried an escape room in Vancouver and the owner there told us at …

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What To Do For New Year’s Eve: Edmonton Events (Dec 31, 2015)

Linda Hoang - December 7, 2015

NYE list last updated: Tuesday, December 9, 2015 * Photos courtesy of Anthony P. Jones via City of Edmonton Photo Gallery Will this be the year? Will this be year I finally go to the Sugar Swing New Year’s Eve party?!?! As readers have come to know, I like to put out event listings every so often and this one – my What To Do …

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Recap + Giveaway: SmartyPantz Edmonton – Live Action Escape Game

Linda Hoang - October 10, 2015
Edmonton Escape Rooms - SmartyPantz RU 1 - Live Action

I loooove escape rooms. They’ve quickly become ‘the’ thing to do in Edmonton – with FOUR different companies opening in just a year! For those who don’t know: an escape room game is basically where you and a group of friends are put in a themed room with a certain scenario and various puzzles that need to be solved in order to escape the room …

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Giveaway: Tickets to the Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour 2015 via Nightlife Poster Edmonton

Linda Hoang - October 4, 2015

Mike and I are big fans of comedy. Whenever we can, we try to catch the amateur stand-up comedy show at The Druid on Sunday nights. We also frequent The Comic Strip in West Edmonton Mall fairly regularly. Our default TV channel is also set to The Comedy Network. We basically love to laugh! I’ve even looked up prices to see a live show of …

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Recap: 2015 Edmonton Expo

Linda Hoang - October 2, 2015
Edmonton Expo - Comics and Entertainment -

I finally attended my first Edmonton Expo this year! Mike and I went on Sunday (it was Mike’s second Expo) and had such a great time. We had two main reasons to go: one) to meet Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman (Clara/The Impossible Girl/Souffle Girl) and two) to hang out with our niece and nephew who are also pretty big into superheroes/comics/etc., thanks to their geeky …

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