It’s time to say goodbye to August, and welcome September! In case you didn’t know, it really is almost fall, as Starbucks began offering Pumpkin Spice last week… But, for now, enjoy the last days of summer! And check out these things to do in and around Edmonton this week.

Maisie Peters

Looking to check out a concert this week? UK singer Maisie Peters brings her tour to Edmonton this Wednesday!

When: Wednesday, August 30th, 2023
Where: Union Hall
Cost: $28

Sip & Snip

Or if you want something different on Wednesday, check out this workshop at Blooms on 7! Sip & Snip will go over small scale floral farming, and you can create your own bouquet to take home!

When: Wednesday, August 30th, 2023
Where: 51553 Range Rd 225A, Sherwood Park
Cost: $115

Where Dark Things Dwell

Ready to immerse yourself in Edmonton’s largest outdoor escape room? Get your friends and check out “Where Dark Things Dwell”, Fort Edmonton Park’s newest interactive experience.

When: Thursday, August 31st and Friday, September 1st, 2023
Where: Fort Edmonton Park – Special Events, 7000 143 St NW
Cost: $30+


The Muttart Conservatory is a great weekday pick no matter the weather. After all, who can resist a trip to an indoor botanical garden in one of the city’s coolest buildings? Enjoy Adult Only evenings on Wednesdays from 4 – 9 PM.

When: Open throughout August
Where: 9626 96a Street NW
Tickets: $14.95 for GA

Old Time Rock ‘N Roll

There’s a new show in town & it is kicking off this week! Get ready to dance and feel the nostalgia at Jubilations Dinner Theatre as it presents Old Time Rock ‘N Roll… through the wonder years.

When: Friday, September 1st, until November 5th, 2023
Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 2061, 8882 170 Street
Tickets: $69.95+

Celebrate Alberta Day 2023

Alberta Day celebrations return this weekend! From live entertainment and a made-in-Alberta marketplace to cultural workshops and activities for kids, there will be fun for the whole family! On September 2, free public events will take place at Edmonton’s Legislature Grounds featuring a concert with folk-rock legends Captain Tractor.

When: Friday, September 1st to Sunday, September 3rd, 2023
Where: Legislature Grounds in Edmonton
Cost: Free

Cocktails and Jerk Festival 

Check out the Cocktails and Jerk Festival the first weekend of September! Cocktails and Jerk is a “Caribbean-themed food event, showcasing popular street foods and tropical cocktail beverages.” So, expect a variety of vendors, representing the best cuisine in the city, to be offering some delicious Caribbean dishes, from jerk chicken to fried plantains and more.

When: Friday, September 1st until Sunday, September 3rd 2023
Where: 8331 104 Street NW
Cost:  $15

Symphony in the Square

On September 1st & 2nd, you can check out a FREE Disney concert featuring the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and vocalists. Disney in Concert A Dream is a Wish will feature music from beloved Disney animated feature films, including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, and more!

When: Friday, September 1st & Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free to attend

Edmonton 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. What could get you into the fall season more than a corn maze?

When: Open throughout the month
Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12+ for GA

Experience ‘The Art of Brick’

The world’s largest and most popular display of Lego art is here! If you’re a Lego fan, be sure to make time to head to Telus World of Science to discover over a million Lego bricks transformed into over 100 sculptures by contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya.

When: From now until October 10th, 2023
Where:  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton,  11211 142 Street
Cost: $30.90