Hope you had a great long weekend, Edmonton! We are thankful for you, and we are back with another round of your weekly events! From an Edmonton Oilers autograph session (which you’ll want to plan ahead for) to Wu Tang Clan & Nas’ concert, it’s a short week but a busy one! And to end it off, we will be experiencing a Friday the 13th. SPOOKY. Here are the best things to do in Edmonton this week.

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Edmonton Oilers Autograph Session

Hockey lovers, get your posters, cards, jerseys and pucks ready! This week, The Edmonton Oilers will be holding a huge autograph session and a ton of your faves will be there! Be sure to plan ahead and be there early.

When: Thursday, October 12th, 2023
Where: 8882 170 St NW, Edmonton, AB
Cost: Free


LitFest is back in Edmonton with 11-days celebrating all things nonfiction! There are author readings, workshops, and live performances. There are ticketed and  free events throughout different venues.

When: Thursday, October 12th to Sunday, October 22nd, 2023
Where: 287 Spruce Ridge Road
Cost: Free, and varies per event

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Stories by Design – Behind the Exhibits at RAM

Edmonton Design Week is just around the corner in Edmonton and the RAM is celebrating. Check out a behind the scenes tour “that will reveal the inner workings of exhibit design at Western Canada’s largest museum.”

When: Thursday, October 12th, 2023
Where: Royal Alberta Museum, 9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost: $35

ZZ Top

Legendary American rock band ZZ Top is on tour this fall, and will be stopping in Edmonton this week with special guest Cory Marks.

When: Thursday, October 12th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Cost: $90+

Ballet Edmonton presents Ouvrir

Ballet Edmonton is back with Ouvrir, its first performance of the 23/24 season. Get ready to see performances by Gioconda Barbuto, Ethan Colangelo, and Wen Wei Wang.

When: Friday, October 13th, 2023
Where:  Triffo Theatre in Allard Hall, 11110 104 Ave NW
Cost: $45+

Wu-Tang Clan & Nas

Hip Hop icons Wu-Tang Clan and Nas are co-headlining the 2023 run of their N.Y. State of Mind Tour. The tour wraps soon, but not before coming to Edmonton this Friday, the 13th!

When: Friday, October 13th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place, 10220 104 Ave NW
Cost: $49+

The Wildlife Festival

Really want to see a sloth or hug a boa constrictor? Perhaps you want to pet a Wallaroo or check out the world’s largest porcupine!  The Wildlife Festival debuts in Edmonton later this week!

When: Friday, October 13th until Sunday, October 15th, 2023
Where:  Edmonton Convention Centre
Cost: $16+

Candlelight: Friday the 13th Special – Favourite Halloween Movie Themes

This Friday the 13th, experience a multi-sensory musical experience in Edmonton. The Candlelight concert series will bring the music of your favourite Halloween films at Studio 96 under the gentle glow of candlelight.

When: Friday, October 13th, 2023
Where:  Studio 96, 10909 96 St
Cost: $50+

Spruce Ridge Scare

Get ready to be spooked, every weekend starting this Friday the 13th! 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 starting Friday, October 13th to 31st, 2023
Where: 287 Spruce Ridge Road
Cost: $5 or a non-perishable food item

Edmonton Fall Home Show

Looking to reno? The Edmonton Fall Home Show is back, and it’s a marketplace where you can “shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays to help inspire your next home project, connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations from renowned local and international home professionals.”

When: Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
Cost: $12