It’s a new week, Edmonton! And it looks like a nice fall week is ahead of us, with some warmer days and sunshine ahead of the weekend. With that, let’s go out and enjoy these gorgeous fall days! Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week.

When: Tuesday, October 17th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $20+


The world premier of Crescendo! is taking place at the Shadow Theatre starting this week. “Crescendo! is inspired by true stories and takes us into the lives of women in a community choir, ” according to the theatre.

When: Wednesday, October 18th, until Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Where: 10329 83 Ave NW
Cost: $28+

Old Strathcona Ghost Tours

There’s a ghostly walk through Old Strathcona this week that is sure to give you a chill! The tour stops in front of the Strathcona Hotel, the Princess Theatre, the Strathcona High School and many other buildings, houses, and shops that have reported ghosts, hauntings, murders, and mysteries.

When: Tours throughout the week
Where: Meet in front of Rescue Statue directly next to the Walterdale Theater
Cost: $18.18+

Bizet’s Carmen

Ready for some opera? Edmonton Opera is bringing Bizet’s Carmen this week, and it’s described as a “fiery passion and drama are ever present in this timeless spectacle of love and loss.”

When: Thursday, October 19th, 2023 – also playing on October 21st, and 24th
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW
Cost: $55+


LitFest is back in Edmonton celebrating all things nonfiction! There are author readings, workshops, and live performances. There are ticketed and  free events throughout different venues.

When: On now until Sunday, October 22nd, 2023
Where: 287 Spruce Ridge Road
Cost: Free, and varies per event

Guns N’ Roses

Take us down to the Paradise City this week, as Guns N’ Roses bring their North American tour to Rogers Place!

When: Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $99.50+

Dermot Kennedy

Not into Guns N’ Roses? Perhaps Dermot Kennedy is your cup of tea! The Irish singer and songwriter will be at Rogers Place on Friday.

When: Friday, October 20th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $49

Edmonton Corn Maze

Have you had the chance to check out The Edmonton Corn Maze? Head down and quite literally lose yourself in acres upon acres of corn. What could get you into fall more than a corn maze? Plus, it’s only open for a few more days.

When: Open until October 22nd, 2023
Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12+ for GA

Spruce Ridge Scare

Get ready to be spooked, every Friday this October! 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 (a donation for men’s health), or one non-perishable food donation per person (for the parkland food bank).

When: Every Friday to Sunday until Tuesday, October 31st, 2023
Where: 287 Spruce Ridge Road
Cost: $5 or a non-perishable food item

DARK: Fort Edmonton Park

On select nights this month, you’ll be able to face your biggest fears in Edmonton!  Dark at Fort Edmonton Park has new haunting experiences at its event, which is celebrating 6 years of terror. “Survive a horde of undead in a defenceless frontier town. Escape the deranged killer clown whose grand gesture is murder. Dare to discover what nightmares are made during  the witching hour,” states the event. We are scared just reading that.

When: Thursday, October 19th, and Friday, October 20th, 2023
Where: 7000 143 Street NW
Cost: $45 for GA