Happy last week of Summer, Edmonton! From sporting events to a film festival, and pumpkins, this is a busy week in the city. Pull out your social calendar, and check out these things to do in Edmonton this week!

Edmonton Negroni Week

It’s back! Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. You can check it out at one of several bars in the city this week.

When: Monday, September 18th to Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Where: Different locations in Edmonton
Cost: Varies per cocktail

2023 Men’s NORCECA Final Six

Looking to catch some sports this week? The Edmonton Expo Centre will host the 2023 Men’s NORCECA Final Six from September 19 to 24. Teams invited to participate include USA, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico as well as Team Canada’s Men’s Next Gen squad.

When: Tuesday, September 19th to Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Where: The Edmonton Expo Centre
Cost: $92+

Edmonton International Film Festival

The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) celebrates diverse cinema in theatres right here in the city. Enjoy 10 days of films that will make you laugh, cry, and maybe even leave you inspired. Don’t forget the popcorn!

When: Thursday, September 21st to Sunday, October 1st, 2023
Where: Multiple venues
Cost: $75+

Pumpkins after Dark

Are you ready for Halloween season? If not, we’ve got Pumpkins After Dark to look forward to later in September to get you ready for spooky season! For over an entire month, you can enjoy thousands of hand-carved pumpkins in a beautiful setting.

When: Starting Friday, September 22nd, 2023 until October 31st, 2023
Where: Borden Park
Cost: $22.95+ for GA


Western Canada’s largest Oktoberfest celebration is coming to Fan Park @ ICE District starting this week! “For the first time ever at this scale, Edmontonians will have the chance to immerse themselves in the rich heritage of Oktoberfest—experiencing the warmth and hospitality of Germany right here in the heart of ICE District,” state organizers.

When: Select dates starting Friday, September 22nd until September 30th, 2023
Where: Fan Park @ ICE District
Cost: $25

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Edmonton Elks

Next up, we’ve got an Edmonton Elks home game! If you wanted other sports options, the Elks will be taking on the BC Lions on Friday.

When: Friday, September 22nd, 2023
Where: 11000 Stadium Road
Cost: $21+

Alberta Ballet welcomes Ballet Hispánico in Doña Perón

Since its premiere in 2022, Doña Perón has delighted audiences across North America and it’s coming to Edmonton. Performed by New York–based Ballet Hispánico and with live music, you can expect “a complex and moving portrait of Eva ‘Evita’ Peron, Argentina’s most controversial first lady.”

When: Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave
Cost: $66.90+

West Block Night Market

End your week at the Public Night Market at West Block! The festive evening will include vendors, live entertainment, and exciting night market vibes while commemorating the opening of a new Mural, created by local artist, Pete Nguyen.

When: Friday, September 22nd, 2023
Where: West Block, Glenora – Urban Square
Cost: Free to attend

Edmonton Corn Maze

The Edmonton Corn Maze is back for the season! 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 September
Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12+ for GA

Old Time Rock ‘N Roll

There’s a new show in town & it is kicked off this month! 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+