Happy first official week of September/short week, Edmonton! You may feel rested after the long weekend, so if you want to plan an outing this week, we got you. Here are 10 things to do in Edmonton this week!

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 week? 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

ArtWalk St. Albert 

On the first Thursday of every month, check out the Artwalk St. Albert for an evening of art and entertainment! You can expect more than 30 local artists outdoors, music, and demonstrations from 6 to 8:30 pm. And be sure to go because it’s the last of the season!

When: Thursday, September 7th, 2023
Where: St. Albert Place, 5 Saint Anne Street, St. Albert
Cost: Free

Edmonton Job Fair

Looking for work? Check out this week’s Edmonton Job Fair and connect with employers from colleges, universities, government, as well as employment services. Be sure to register online in advance.

When: Thursday, September 7th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 – 118 Ave NW
Cost: Free

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

Continuing our market theme, the Alberta Avenue Night Market is also on again this September over three Fridays. Each Market offers different vendors, entertainment, and community partners.

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

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: On now until November 5th, 2023
Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 2061, 8882 170 Street
Tickets: $69.95+

Metro Cinema: Special screening of Citizen Kane

If you’ve never seen this classic film, Metro Cinema is launching its 2023/2024 season with a special screening of Citizen Kane! There will be snacks and drinks, and admission is by donation.

When: Friday, September 8th, 2023
Where: 8712 109 Street
Cost: By donation

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. It’s almost done for the season, so be sure to check it out!

When: On Thursdays through to Sundays, until September 24th, 2023
Where: Fort Edmonton Park – Special Events, 7000 143 St NW
Cost: $30+

Have a great short week, Edmonton!