Welcome to your last official weekend of summer 2023! And Edmonton, it will be a beautiful sunny weekend, so plan to get outside and enjoy it. From food festivals to markets, and the annual Terry Fox Run, here are 10 things to do in Edmonton this weekend.

Taste of Asia

The anticipated Taste of Asia Night Market is back this week. The event is promising to be bigger and better than before, with more performances and more street food vendors!

When:  Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Where:  6004 Currents Drive
Cost:  Free to attend

Kaleido Family Arts Festival

From September 15th to 17th, Arts on the Ave and Kaleido are presenting Kaleido Family Arts Festival 2023: Hearts’ a Bustin’! Kaleido is coming back to the Ave, “bringing light and joy and filling hearts with music, art, and acts that are a wonder to behold, and (as always) free to the community!”

When: Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Where: Alberta Avenue – 118 Ave, between 90 & 94 St, Edmonton
Cost: Free to attend

Sponsored Pick: Edmonton Community League Day

How much do you know about your Community League? Do you even know what Leagues are? It’s okay if you didn’t because Leagues are a type of nonprofit organization unique to Edmonton. They’re a group made up of volunteers who help improve and care for the neighbourhoods they live in. Find out more for yourself by checking out your local Community League Day. Meet your league, learn about the work they do, discover the perks of membership, and learn how you can help make your community a better place. 

When: Saturday, September 16th
Where: By neighbourhood
Cost: Free

The Public Night Market

The Public Night Market returns at High Street and Glenora Place on Friday! Organizers say the market will be even bigger, with over 60 plus vendors and even more food options!

When: Friday, September 15th, 2023
Where: The High Street, 12420 102 Avenue
Cost: Free

Edmonton Expo

Kicking off on September 15th, the Edmonton Expo will run for an entire weekend, offering ample opportunities for you to check it out. Throughout, you’ll be treated to workshops, shopping opportunities, and meet and greets with a variety of stars.

When: Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $33+

Alberta Avenue Night Market

The Alberta Avenue Night Market is wrapping up at the end of this week. Each Market offers different vendors, entertainment, and community partners, so be sure to check it out!

When: Friday, September 15th, 2023
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free to attend

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Family Movies for $2.99

Looking for a fun Saturday morning activity this month? Cineplex Canada has brought back its Family Favourites deal for September, offering just $2.99 movie tickets deal. Movies in September include Chicken Run this weekend.

When: Saturday mornings throughout the month
Where: At a Cineplex near you

End of Summer Soirée

Want to say goodbye in a fun fashion? Check out TropiSoul Rooftop Patio Groove at Alchemy this weekend, “where an evening of Amapiano, Bachata, and Groovy tunes meets the elegance of a rooftop soirée under starlit skies.” Be sure to get tickets in advance!

When: Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Where: Alchemy Bar, 10344 102 Street Northwest
Cost: $49.26

The annual Terry Fox Run

This Sunday is the annual Terry Fox Run! This has become a fall tradition in Canada, and you can join more than 650 communities fundraising for cancer research. Registration is available online.

When: Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Where: Kinsmen Park, 9100 Walterdale Hill
Cost: By donation

The Fancy Women Bike Ride 

According to organizers, the Fancy Women Bike Ride is an international women-focussed, trans-inclusive, cycling event held annually on the third Sunday in September, just before World Car Free Day. This is the third ride in Edmonton, and last year’s event saw over 120 participants!

When: Sunday, September 17th, 2023
Where: Edmonton City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill
Cost: Free to attend