Things to Do in Edmonton in October

Sep 19, 2021

When the air becomes crisp and cool, we don't hibernate. We embrace the season and cozy up to the many activities and events around town. Toss on your scarf, sip your favourite pumpkin-flavoured beverage, and explore all of the fall-like things to do in Edmonton this October. Sweater weather never looked better!


No matter how you choose to spend your October, be sure to continue practicing safe spatial distancing and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe. Please check individual event/attraction/restaurant websites for the latest details and updates on health & safety measures.

It's Halloween, Witches!

The clock strikes midnight. A fog rolls up over the hills of the river valley. The newly fallen leaves crunch under your feet. The spookiest time of year is right around the corner. Here are a few of Edmonton's scariest events this month that will make your inner witch/warlock jump for joy. Stay tuned for our Halloween blog which will highlight even more spooky events around town.

10 days of Popcorn for Dinner

Makings of a Voice

SkirtsAfire and The Arden Theatre are pleased to present the live world premiere of Makings of a Voice. Written and performed by Dana Wylie, this theatrical song cycle is about discovering our individual identity within generational narratives. Dana's voice is nothing short of magical. Join her on a personal journey that will leave you inspired with a full heart.
October 15-16

Bookworms Delight

Yuk It Up

Things will get Corny

Savour the Flavours of Paraiso Tropical

Paraiso Tropical’s story began in the 1980s when Jesus Gonzalez Sr. and his wife, Alba Gonzalez Rivas, left their town of Acajutla, El Salvador and immigrated to Edmonton. Today, Paraiso Tropical has two locations, bringing authentic flavours from Latin America to right here in Alberta's capital! Stop by and pick up lunch, or gather ingredients for an incredible dinner featuring unique ingredients you can't find anywhere else.

Discover Prairie Gardens

Geo Domes where the Bison Roam

Live Music at La Cite

Live music is back at La Cité Francophone's Patio Series Concerts! Presenting a wide variety of musical styles every Thursday evening from June 24-December 16, the patio offers plenty of room for good times and great food. Check out their website for details and to discover each evening's line-up - there is no better way to spend a Thursday night than at Café Bicyclette at La Cité Francophone!
Every Thursday until December 16

Experience Indigenous Cuisine

Bottoms Up!

Let Music Soothe Your Soul