How to save money in Edmonton this weekend


From the raceway to the midway, how to take an action-packed spin around Alberta’s capital city (and save money too).

Blast into Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall. Don’t pass through without a stop at the world’s second-largest indoor amusement park. From Galaxy Kids Playpark, a padded play area perfect for tots, to Mindbender, a breathtaking 14-storey rollercoaster, there’s something for all ages. Save $4.50 (kids) and $5.50 (adults) on WEM Choice Passes to Galaxyland at AMA centres in Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park. 

Fuel up on excitement at Castrol Raceway. At this multi-track motorsports complex, spectators feel the rumble beneath their feet and the energy pulsing in the air as drivers test their skills on controlled courses. If you’re a racing enthusiast, stop by and get your dose of adrenalin at events such as sprint car, stock car, motorcycle and quarter-mile drag racing. Save 10% on spectator admission at Castrol Raceway.

Come face-to-roaring-face with dinosaurs at Telus World of Science – Edmonton. This summer, the space and science centre hosts Dinosaurs Unearthed, an exhibition of 17 life-size, moving dinos in a re-created prehistoric habitat; plus, real fossils, and skeletons from North America and Asia. Weekly special events range from Dinos in the Dark and Velociraptor Safety to a birthday party for the Edmontosaurus. Save 10% on regular admission at the Telus World of Science – Edmonton.

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