Well, it’s the weekend, Edmonton! And it’s almost the middle of September, already! Before fall officially kicks in, why not head out and enjoy some of the best of Edmonton this weekend? Here are some of the best things to do in Edmonton this weekend.

Movies on the Square

The City of Edmonton’s Movies on the Square is about to wrap up, but there is one more movie to catch before summer is officially over! Check out Matilda on Friday. Movies will include closed captioning.

When: Friday, September 8th, 2023
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free to attend

The Chicks

Perhaps you’re looking for a concert this weekend? Global superstars and 13-time Grammy award-winning artists The Chicks are returning to the stage, and will be in Edmonton as part of The Chicks World Tour 2023.

When: Friday, September 8th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Cost: $109+

Sponsored Pick: SIX The Broadway Musical 

SIX the Broadway Musical is coming to Edmonton, and it’s English History like you’ve never seen it before. See the story as it’s told by Henry VIII’s SIX wives as they come together in an all-girl pop group. Get the gang together and get your tickets early for the best seats.

When: August 12th to September 14th, see showtimes
Where: The Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue, Edmonton

The Edmonton Mountain Bike Festival

Running for three days straight, EMBFest is a mixture of trail rides, concerts, hanging out, and learning what’s new in the industry! The festival will feature arts and entertainment throughout the weekend, including the bike jump jam, photo contest, bike show & shine and features live music.

When: Friday, September 8th to Sunday, September 10th, 2023
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park
Cost: Free, with some activities requiring activity passes starting at $10

Alberta Avenue Night Market

The Alberta Avenue Night Market is also on again this Friday, with only two left this summer! Each Market offers different vendors, entertainment, and community partners.

When: Friday, September 8th, and 15th
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free to attend

Movies at Cineplex for $2.99

Looking for fun Saturday morning activity? Cineplex Canada has brought back its Family Favourites deal, offering just $2.99 movie tickets. This weekend, you can check out The Mitchells vs. the Machines.

When: Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Where: Various locations
Cost: $2.99

The Strathearn Art Walk & Music Festival

Get your art on, Edmonton! The Strathearn Art Walk is a free, family-friendly event that celebrates art in our community. Enjoy the work of emerging and professional artists, all with the scenic backdrop of our beautiful river valley and city skyline!

When: Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th, 2023
Where: Strathearn Drive, Edmonton
Cost: Free to attend


Speaking of art… Party in the Park with the Edmonton Mural Festival! It will be taking over Alex Decoteau Park for a block party to celebrate Edmonton’s mural culture.

When: Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Where: Alex Decoteau Park
Cost: Free to attend, with pre-registration online

Immersive Cinema Experience

The Immersive Cinema Experience returns this weekend with Dazed and Confused. The event is free to attend, and popcorn, snacks, and beverages will be available for purchase!

When: Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Where:  ICE District Plaza
Cost: Free to attend

Savour Strathcona

The annual celebration of local food and art returns on September 10th.  Check out independent restaurants, local food trucks, and new this year, you can also check out local liquor manufacturers! There will be artists and live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening.

When: Sunday, September 10th, 2023
Where: Strathcona County Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park
Cost: Free to attend

Have a great weekend!