Just because it is getting cooler outside doesn’t mean your social life should cool down. Make the most of it with that special someone and check out some amazing date ideas around Edmonton. From live music to great nights out, there are more than a few options for you this season!

Here are some amazing fall date ideas around Edmonton.

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CHECK OUT A CONCERT

Nothing brings you closer to someone like live music! We’ve got our top picks for September out already, but stay tuned for more monthly picks!

Where: Click the link above for our picks

PUMPKINS AFTER DARK

Are you ready for Halloween season? If not, we’ve got Pumpkins After Dark to look forward to later in September to get you ready for spooky season and snuggle up to your S/O! For over an entire month, you can enjoy thousands of hand-carved pumpkins in a beautiful setting.

When: September 29th to October 31st
Where: Borden Park
Cost: $21.95+ for GA

UNCOVER A HIDDEN BAR

Turns out, Edmonton is home to some amazing hidden bars and speakeasies. Between the incredible interiors, great drinks, and fun atmosphere, these are the perfect options for grabbing a little nightcap after a dinner or something.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

TWILIGHT PICNIC EXPERIENCE, U OF A BOTANIC GARDEN

With openings on Friday and Saturday evenings, this intimate event gives garden-lovers and romance-seekers alike the most beautiful excuse to get out, about and have a drink or two in the grass at one of Alberta’s most incredible destinations.

When: Fridays and Saturdays
Where: 51227 AB-60, Parkland County
Cost: $125+ for 2 people

DO SOME STARGAZING

Elk Island is a staple pick for an outdoorsy date option any time of year. Go for a stroll, try and spot some bison, then hang out after the sun goes down for an incredible stargazing experience.

When: Open throughout the season
Where: 54401 Range Road 203, Fort Saskatchewan
Cost: $7.90 for admissions

GO CHASING WATERFALLS

Safely, of course. But Alberta is home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in all of Canada, and they’re just waiting for you and your loved one to enjoy them. Whether you’re seeing an iconic spot for the first time or taking a trip off the beaten path, we’ve got picks for you.

Where: Click the link above for more info

WHERE SCIENCE MEETS COCKTAILS, EDMONTON 

What’s better than a night out drinking with your significant other? A night out drinking with your S/O where you ALSO learn a thing or two! This fall, schedule an Uber, suit up and get down at the return of Edmonton’s massive food and drink laboratory: Where Science Meets Cocktails event at the Telus World of Science!

When: Thursday, October 13th at 6:30 pm
Where: 11211 142 St NW, Edmonton
Cost: $109

TOUR SOME ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Edmonton seriously might be the best city in Canada for access to roadside attractions. There are over a dozen amazing, small-town sights to see, from a giant Easter Egg to the world’s first official UFO Landing Pad. And what’s cuter than a fall road trip?!

Where: Click the link above for more info

GO APPLE PICKING

The must-try fall activity with your loved one! Get ahead of the crowd, and plan your apple picking trip! Surprisingly, Alberta is home to a few apple orchards where you can actually go and pull a golden delicious off the tree!

Where: View our selections here

EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) celebrates diverse cinema in theatres right here in the city. It’s like movie date night on an international level!

When: September 22 to October 1
Where: Landmark Cinemas – 10200 102 Ave, Edmonton

Enjoy the date nights!