Happy short week, Edmonton! It’s just after Thanksgiving, which means it is practically Halloween. With a short week ahead of us, there’s no time to waste! So here are the best things to do in and around Edmonton this week. And yes, lots of fall activities ahead.
It’s mid-October, which means hockey season is back. The Oilers are playing the Vancouver Canucks this week, and you can catch the game in the city!
When: October 12th, 2022
Where: 10220 – 104 Avenue
What year is this? It doesn’t really matter, Styx fans are here for this concert. Styx and Nancy Wilson’s Heart are here for back to back nights this week!
When: October 12th and 13th
Where: 11455 87 Ave. NW
Organized by The Common, the Street Car Cask Party is an adults-only night out on the High Level Bridge with all the fixings. During the experience, you’ll be treated to some delicious food, multiple beers from a local name, and of course, stunning views of the River Valley.
When: Thursday, October 13th, 2022
Where: High Level Streetcar (Jasper Plaza Terminal) 10910 100 Avenue
Pumpkins After Dark is here to get you excited for spooky season! Head out this week and enjoy thousands of hand-carved pumpkins in a beautiful setting.
When: October 13th and 14th
Where: Borden Park
Cost: $21.95+ for GA
Face your biggest fears in Edmonton this week! “Escape a menacing jokester whose grand gesture is murder. Visit a farm where a sinister deal harvests gruesome consequences. Or dare to discover what nightmares are made of when demons come knocking at three in the morning. Whatever your fright, DARK will leave you looking for the light switch,” states the event. And we are ready!
When: October 13th and 14th
Where: 7000 143 Street NW
Cost: $45 for GA
What’s better than a night out drinking while learning a thing or two? This week marks 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
Where: 11211 142 St NW, Edmonton
Get ready to be spooked, every weekend this month! Spruce Ridge Scare is a family owned and built Haunted House located at #287 Spruce Ridge rd. in Spruce Grove! The family charges either $5 a person, or one non-perishable food donation per person (for the parkland food bank).
When: October 14th to 16th, 2022
Where: 287 Spruce Ridge Road
Cost: $5 or a non-perishable food item
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: Friday, October 14th
Where: Elk Island National Park
Cost: $12.75 (park admission sold separately)
Honestly, the Edmonton Corn Maze is amongst the best in the country. And this is your last few weeks to enjoy it!
When: Open until October 23rd
Where: 26171 Garden Valley Road, Spruce Grove
We’re almost through our second week of October! Spooky, right? Did you grab your pumpkins yet? This year, make picking your perfect jack an event not an errand by checking out one of these adorable pumpkin patches in and around Alberta!
Where: Check out this list to start