Things to Do in Edmonton in October
And just like that, we bid September farewell and welcome sweater weather! October brings us a new pumpkins event, pizza party, chills and thrills, and so much more. Check out our list of things to do in Edmonton this October!
It's Spooky Season, Witches!
The (New) Telus World of Science
The Indigenous People's Experience
Take a Day-Trip Back in Time
October is the perfect time to beat the summer crowds and visit Metis Crossing – the first major Métis cultural interpretive centre in Alberta. This incredible facility mirrors the core values of the Métis community including self-sufficiency, respect of elders, participation of youth, and cultural pride. The one-of-a-kind attraction encourages visitors to participate in activities that promote appreciation of the people, customs, and celebrations. Learn traditional Métis art from teachers and knowledge holders who host classes using traditional materials, beading, and jewellery making techniques!
Calling All Pizza Lovers!
Catch a Show at Rogers Place
One of the best parts of Edmonton's ICE District is the chance to have an evening out plus catch a great show all in one place! Check out the upcoming concerts at Rogers Place, including Michael Buble and the Arkells. Don't forget to grab a bite at one of the ICE District's signature local restaurants!
Geo Domes where the Bison Roam
YEG Artisan Market
The Edmonton Downtown Farmer’s Market is excited to bring 35 of Edmonton’s most talented artists & artisans to the YEG Artisan Market for a weekend of all things art! Come celebrate Edmonton’s vibrant art scene at this boutique market. The market will be found on the second floor of Edmonton’s historic downtown market building. There will be a wide variety of art – for your walls, your tables, your gardens, your ears, yourself and your friends. Find yourself something special or get an extra head start on your holiday shopping!
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 23-December 15, 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 15
Discover Prairie Gardens
Let Music Soothe Your Soul
Savour the magic of classical masterworks in the acoustically superb Winspear Centre performance hall. This month brings concerts like 'The Music of Star Wars', 'Bach, Vivaldi & Fireworks', 'Brett Young' and more! Another special musical resident is the grand, three-storey tall Québec-created Davis Concert Organ with 6,551 formidable pipes that resonate through a listener’s soul. Escape the everyday with an evening filled with beautiful music!
Experience Indigenous Cuisine
It's Elks Season!
Grab your friends and head out to witness some of the city's best outdoor sporting events. Edmonton loves its football! Grab a drink, a hot dog, and join the fun-loving fans at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. Cheer on the Elks as they battle it out on the field!
The Return of the Orange and Blue
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.
Things will get Corny
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