Rainy Day Date Ideas To Do In Edmonton

Don't let the rain wash away your date night!
couple going indoor karting and family ziplining over indoor pool

Don’t let a rain day wash away your date night plans! Head indoors instead for these perfect activities that are bound to bring you and your partner closer together!

If you live in Edmonton you are more than familiar with the monstrosity that is West Edmonton Mall. There is so much to do there that you could easily spend the whole day and not even go shopping!

These are a few of the activities you should probably put on the list to do at WEM:


Hit up any one of these entertainment options:


Make it a staycation with Fantasyland Hotel! They have the coolest themed rooms to really make your stay a night to remember.

The Royal Alberta Museum always has new and exciting exhibits for you to experience along with their permanent galleries: Human History HallNatural History HallBug GalleryChildren’s Gallery , Manitou Asinîy Gallery and Museum Zone.

Hours: Wed – Sun 10am – 4pm

Adults Tickets: $21

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The Muttart Conservatory, one of Canada’s largest indoor botanical collections and it is right here in Edmonton. The glass pyramids are one that defines the Edmonton skyline and hold some beautiful sights. One a cool wet day it is the perfect spot to be.

Adults Tickets: $14.95

Hit up the adult only hours on Wednesdays at 5pm to 9pm.

Afterwards grab some food at Culina Muttart.

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The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald delivers luxury and elegance in a picturesque castle-like building over looking the North Saskatchewan River.  Grab dinner and a drink in The Harvest Room, open daily from 5:30pm to 9pm.

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For something a little different check out their Royal Afternoon Tea

Saturdays & Sundays
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

$75 per person, not including tax and gratuity.

There is so much to do, see, and learn at the Telus World of Science! Visit the themed exhibits, experience the wonders of IMAX, treat your eyes to the Zeidler Dome, learn some history with the Indigenous Experiences, or head over for one of the awesome events!

Full list of upcoming events, here.

Science Centre Access: Adult ticket $27.95

Full price list, here.


Edmonton Brewery Tours takes guests on a 3-3.5 hour journey through the Edmonton local breweries. Try different brews, see all the unique venues, and learn about how your fav beers are made. 

There is a shuttle option or Whyte Ave walking tour. Both are $99 a person. 

See the tour options here.


Clip n Climb is a visually stunning climbing gym with 29 different climbing walls of varying difficulty. You can also test yourself on the vertical drop slide that hoists you 28 feet high and allows for a 10 foot free-fall before sliding seamlessly down the slide.

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