Oh hey, Edmonton! New week, new you… and new season! That’s right, fall is almost officially upon us! As the seasons change, head out and have some fun this week! Here are 10 things to do in Edmonton this week.
2 PIANOS 4 HANDS
According to its description, 2 Pianos 2 Hands is all about piano wizardry and laugh-out-loud comedy that “come together in the story of two men and their life-long pursuit of becoming concert pianist superstars.” Expect music from Beethoven and Bach to Billy Joel!
When: Now until October 23rd
Where: Mayfield Theatre, 16615 109 Ave NW
EATS ON 118th
Eats on 118 is all about dining and drinking along Alberta Avenue. Check out the local restaurants and experience some delicious cuisine this week!
When: September 21st
Where: Alberta Avenue (118 Avenue), Edmonton
TRY A NEW RESTAURANT
Looking for something new to try this week? We got you, there are a bunch of new restaurants, cafes and more to try out in Edmonton! Enjoy the evolution of a local brand, try some international options, or opt for something completely new!
Where: Try one of our picks
EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) celebrates diverse cinema in theatres right here in the city. Enjoy 10 days of films that will make you laugh, cry, and maybe even leave you inspired.
When: September 22nd to October 1st
Where: Landmark Cinemas – 10200 102 Ave, Edmonton
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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
GET LOST AND FOUND IN A CORN MAZE
That’s right, the Edmonton Corn Maze is back for the season as well! Head down and quite literally lose yourself in acres upon acres of corn. Sounds like a Stephen King novel, but we assure you, it’s much more fun than that.
When: Open throughout September
Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove
GATEWAY TO THE STARS
If you weren’t aware, Elk Island is in the heart of one of Canada’s largest ‘dark sky preserves‘. The ‘Gateway to the Stars’ experience returns to Elk Island, with a night this Friday.
When: Fridays and Saturdays, September 16 to October 22
Where: Elk Island National Park
Cost: $12.75 (park admission sold separately)
CHECK OUT EAGLES CONCERT
We’re not Jeffrey Lebowski, so we can appreciate the Eagles live in concert. Mandela effect time- they were never actually called ‘The Eagles’, it’s always just been ‘Eagles’. Weird.
When: September 20th
Where: 10220 104 Avenue
Chad VanGaalen and The Bleach Wipes
Or maybe some Alberta talent? Why not! Born in Calgary, this artist has been making a wide variety of music for almost two decades, and is a great option for those looking for a little bit of ‘out there’ easy listening.
When: September 22nd
Where: 10030 – 102 Street
Have a great week!
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