Edmonton & Area Events

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Devonian Botanical Gardens:  Fall Family Festival
September 11, 2016
Fun, crafts and games for the whole family in the splendor of the fall Garden. Make your own fall-themed crafts together. Enjoy a beverage and bake a yummy apple by the Grebe Pond. Regular admission includes refreshments and family fun activities. There is an additional charge for craft kits and supplies – reserve in advance to be guaranteed supplies.

ETSY Made in Canada
September 24, 2016
Harnessing the powerful branding of Etsy, and using our already in place marketing and recognition from On the Spot Pop Ups we are expanding this year to SHAW CONFERENCE CENTRE.
This means more room for maker’s booths, more room for strollers and shopping, live music, local groups and more.

FREE ADMISSION Day!
September 25, 2016
Get free admission at all City of Edmonton facilities.

Fall-o-ween Fest
September 17 & 18, 2016
Along with the changing of the leaves comes an Edmonton family tradition that spans back many years. That’s right, it’s fall festival time again! There’s no place quite like Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm’s Fall-o-Ween Fest to take in the tastes, sights and aromas of the fall season! Full of rich autumn not-to be missed activities and decorative displays, interactive events for kids, panning for gems, musical entertainment, farmyard friends, Lost Lemon Mine,  and the Ghost Town of Boo’n Accord!  It’s sure to be an experience the whole family will enjoy!

Mid Autumn Festival
September 10 at 1 PM – 10 PM
It’s almost that time of the year again! Celebrate MidAutumn Festival at Churchill Square with all your friends and family! Imagine the waters in front of City Hall full of Wishing Boats holding the wishes and blessings of Edmontonians! And this is after you’ve had a memorable afternoon of mooncake, martial arts, riddles, lantern making and much more!  Here’s a bit of background information: Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional harvest festival that revolves around the gathering of family and friends, giving thanks to the harvest, and wishing for longevity, good fortune, and happiness. It is often celebrated with mooncake, lanterns, and reunions.

Fort Sask Labor Day Carnival
September 5, 2016
Come out and join us for Community Church’s annual LABOUR DAY CARNIVAL!! Petting zoo, carnival games, pony rides, bouncy castles, cotton candy, popcorn, hotdogs and hamburgers! Everyone welcome!

Kites Over Callingwood
September 3, 2016
The 24th annual Kites Over Callingwood Festival will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 from noon to 5 pm at the Callingwood Sports Fields. Build and fly a kite and enjoy the various activities like the Adventure Bus, Gigi and Friends and the Shriner Clowns. This free family event is great for all ages, young and old! Refreshments will be available for a small charge.

Canada’s Biggest Pajama Party!
September 3, 2016
Visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo in Support of the Valley Zoo Development Society! There’s $12,000 worth of prizes to be won!

Callingwood Fire Station Open House
September 17, 2016
Meet your local community Firefighters and Fire Prevention Officers along with staff from Office of Emergency Management for a FREE Fire Station Open House. Check out the fire trucks and equipment, learn how to be fire safe, and know how to prepare your family in case of an emergency.

Strathearn Art Walk
September 10, 2016
Celebrate art and our community. Join us for the 5th annual Strathearn Art Walk on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the park along Strathearn Drive, between 89 and 91 streets. From noon until 7 p.m., enjoy the art show and sale, as well as food (including our famous Strathearn pulled pork sandwich), beer and music. Plus, we’ve got a kids’ zone with activities for our youngest artists.

ATB Financial Symphony in the City
September 3, 2016
This Labour Day long weekend, ATB Financial and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra are excited to bring back the incredibly successful ATB Symphony in the City! This event will be a chance for families to gather in Churchill Square to celebrate our city’s summer festival season with an glittering finale. Come experience some of Disney’s most well-known classic songs, performed by the ESO and supplemented by Disney animations appearing onscreen. This year’s Symphony in the City features a range of Disney classics, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, The Jungle Book, and much more! Festival activities begin in Churchill Square at 5pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday

The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo
September 23 to 25, 2016
A nerd takeover is about to sweep Edmonton… The fifth annual Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo (Edmonton Expo) will kick off September 23-25, 2016 for a three-day celebration of all things pop culture at the Edmonton Expo Centre, Northlands. Join over 50,000 fellow fans as you explore hundreds of vendors showcasing everything from costumes to collectables, meet and hear from your favourite artists and actors including Alex Kingston (Doctor Who) and John De Lancie (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and more, and marvel at incredible fan-made cosplay roaming the halls and at the Costume Contest. From zombies to comic books – whatever you’re into, you’ll find it at Edmonton Expo!
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