Things to Do in November in Edmonton

Oct 30, 2023

November in Edmonton means more legendary events! Whether you're cheering on the Edmonton Oilers, hitting a legendary winter festival, or spending and afternoon getting acquainted with one of the city's trailblazing attractions – there’s always something to do in Alberta's capital. Dust off your puffy coat and get ready to make this November one for the books!

On November 11, remember to take time to reflect on the achievements and sacrifices of those who served our country in times of war and peace:

Kick Off the Holiday Season

Plays, Performances, and Productions

The 11 O'Clock Number

Join The Grindstone Theatre for the award-winning improvised musical comedy: the 11 O'clock Number! Every Saturday, actors and musicians improvise a brand-new musical comedy on the spot, based on audience suggestions. Complete with twisting plots and showstopping numbers, laughs are guaranteed.

Saturdays until December 30

Add Some Yee to Your Haw

PBR Canadian National Finals

For the second time in history, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) will hold the Canadian National Finals in Edmonton! The elite Cup Series features Canada’s top bull riders, alongside some of the PBR’s top international athletes, squaring off against the rankest bucking bulls in North America. Fans will witness exhilarating 8-second rides and wrecks throughout the action-packed event as the PBR’s courageous riders face off against their 2,000-pound, animal-athlete opponents.

November 17-18

Winter Markets Galore

Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair

This Winter 2023 season is the final season for Royal Bison, who has been hosting the fair to Edmontonians for 16 years! With close to 100 artists and designers showing over two weekends, the eclectic and tightly curated art and design fair promises to showcase some of the best of Edmonton's art for one last time! Find your next gift while perusing art prints, apparel, toys, ceramics, local literature, photography, design, film, zines, self-gifts, textiles, woodworking, music, and the just plain weird! Admission is $5, and kids under 12 get in free!

November 24-26

Métis Market

Join us at Kingsway Mall in Edmonton, where the Métis Nation's Fall Métis Market will transport you to a world of artistry and craftsmanship. Explore a treasure trove of artisanal-crafted beadwork, exquisite moccasins, luxurious skincare products, dazzling jewelry, and so much more, all thoughtfully curated to cater to every taste. Located in the HyperPOP space on the upper level of the mall, near Marshalls.

November 18

Sporting Spectacular

National Bank Challenger

Serve up some excitement at the highly anticipated 2023 Edmonton National Bank Challenger professional tennis event! This is the first mixed Challenger event in Edmonton, and the sixth stop on the National Bank Challenger Tour, along with tournaments in Wnnipeg, Grandy Saguenay, Calgary, and Drummondville.

October 20 - November 5

Canadian Ninja League National Finals

Get ready for the Canadian Ninja League National Finals (CNL) at the Edmonton Expo Centre's Flair Airlines Hangar. This event welcomes ninja athletes of all ages and skill levels to compete on obstacle courses. Across Canada, regional ninja gyms host competitions throughout the year, challenging participants to display their speed, strength, and agility. Get your tickets now!

November 24-26

Live Music

For more incredible live music, catch Portugal. the Man at MIDWAY Music Hall (November 9), Tom Cochrane, Trooper, and Sass Jordan at the Edmonton EXPO Centre (November 11), and the Glorious Sons at the Edmonton Convention Centre (November 17).

Legendary Attractions

Year-Round Patios