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Things to do in Edmonton this Weekend : Sept 19 – 21, 2014

Weekend Activities and Events in Edmonton

 Friday, September 19 – Sunday, September 21, 2014

A  digest of What’s On in Edmonton  during  September  19- 21 weekend  including  free fun family activities , weekend events & activities for kids, live music, performing arts & theatre and sports events.

Visit an Edmonton attraction this weekend –  Attractions in Edmonton

Need ideas for a day trip / weekend trip?

Lake Louise Fall Festival is on from September 5 – October 5, 2014 – Visit Lake Louise & Moraine Lake and enjoy the golden valley. Photographing Fall Landscape Workshop at Lake Louise Ski Resort on Sept 20, 2014

Calgary International Film Festival - September 18 – 28, 2014.

I. Family Activities  

Community League Day – Edmonton

Community League Day – it’s all about Building a Neighbourhood Family!

The annual Community League Day (CLD) celebration is all about showcasing community leagues, the volunteers and the great work they do for their communities, but most of all, it’s about welcoming new members into the community league movement.

Events include (depending on Community) pancake breakfasts, Dance, BBQ, Corn fest & more!


Saturday, Sept 20, 2014


Across Edmonton Communities - Find events

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Splash ‘N Boots – Sherwood Park

splashnbootsNominated for a 2014 JUNO Award for “Children’s Album of the Year” and twice crowned “Canadian Children’s Music Group of the Year”, at the Sirius XM Independent Music Awards, Splash’ N Boots are carving their mark into the rich history of Canadian children’s music. Splash ‘N Boots


Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 02:00 PM


Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park.

How much?

Children $15.00 | Adults $20.00


Community Harvest Fair – Spruce Grove

Once again, we are proud to celebrate our agricultural heritage and rich agricultural resources with this annual celebration. The Grain Elevator site is transformed into a farm and a playground.

Test your skills at egg whipping, cross saw, and sack races, that will bring back memories of days gone past. There will be several farm games, a vintage tractors display, old farm machinery, grain cleaning demo, hay rides for all ages, and “stooks” filled with surprises. Details


Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM


The Grain Elevator Museum,120 Railway Avenue,
Spruce Grove

How much?

Pulled pork on a bun ($5) and a pickle on a stick ($1)


DeSerres invites people of all ages to visit Centre Stage to create with Duck Tape!
September 20 & 21, 2014 | 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Centre Stage (Level One, Phase I), WEM

Summer Skies Equinox – Cosmic Carnival – Bon Accord

We are theming this year’s event as a “Cosmic Carnival” where we will showcase the sky and celebrate beneath it in a MArdi Gras flair. We’ll have the Kid’s Park all themed, the return of our Art Marathon, sidewalk astronomy and we’ll do the Twilight Tea in the evening twilight this time. Our ticketed dinner returns and we are looking at an outdoor long table dinner under our prairie sky. If you have attended a Summer Skies Equinox in the past it will all that and more. Details


Sat September 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fireworks – 09:45 PM


Downtown area of Bon Accord

How much?

Free & Ticketed events.


Downtown Fall Festival – Fort Saskatchewan

Lots of fun for ALL ages! New and expanded petting zoo.. all the DBC Fall Festival favorites.. and of course the FERRIS WHEEL! Details.


Saturday September 20th 2014 | 11:00 AM-3:00 PM


100 Ave and 103 St, Fort Saskatchewan

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Fall-o-Ween Fest – Bon Accord

Full of rich autumn not-to be missed activities and decorative displays, interactive events for kids, panning for gems, musical entertainment, farmyard friends, Lost Lemon Mine, Children’s Puppet Theatre, and the Ghost Town of Boo’n Accord! It’s sure to be an experience the whole family will enjoy! Details


Sat & Sun, September 20-21, 2014 | 11:00AM – 05:00 PM


Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm25 km north of Edmonton on HWY 28 (97St), I Km East of Bon Accord, and 2 Km North on Lily Lake Road.

How much?

$12.00; under 2 free.

Artventures for children ages 6 to 12, at Art Gallery of St Albert (drop in program)  on September 20, 2014 : Details

5th Annual Fall Fair – Sherwood Park

This year our fair will focus on health and wellness, with workshops and fitness classes offered throughout the day. You can also shop with one of our great vendors, or the kids can take part in crafts, bouncy castles and a great scavenger hunt! Details


Sat September 20, 2014 | 10:30 AM – 03:30 PM


23219 Twp Rd 520 Sherwood Park

How much?

Free / BBQ by donation


CreekwoodStock! – Edmonton

Experience life in Creekwood with our 3rd annual CreekwoodStock birthday celebration!Eats, treats, activities & rides for the whole family Saturday and Sunday! Plus, visit on Sunday and kids can try out a variety of instruments at the Jubilee Auditorium Music Zoo! Details


September 20th and 21, 2014 | Noon – 5:00 PM


Creekwood Chapelle 141 Street & Chappelle Drive, Edmonton

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16th Annual Hastings Lake Harvest Hoedown – Hastings Lake

Come meet your neighbours and enjoy some old fashioned fun! - Details



Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 4:00 PM to 8 PM


51080 Range Road 204, Hastings Lake

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 John Janzen Nature Centre Events

Kids’ Nature Nook: Sun – Tues & Thurs & Sat @ 10:30 AM
Animal Encounters & Feedings: Sun & Sat @ 1:00 PM, Mon, Tues, Thurs @ 11:00 PM
Trail-Ventures : Sat & Sun @ 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM
Summer Bonfires : Sept 20 | 02:30 PM – Details

 Edmonton Valley Zoo Events

Edmonton Valley Zoo Farmers Market every Tuesday this summer from June 17,2014 | 12:00 – 06:00 -Free

Drop – in (free) at John Walter Museum, this weekend for a grand old time in Edmonton’s river valley.


Drop – in Programs by City Recreation

Edmonton Recreation

There is always something you can do as family (provided by Edmonton Recreation) with the advantage of not having to plan early or register. Check these links below.

a. Public Skating (free of charge) – When & Where
b. Drop – in Swim – When & Where
c. Drop-in Fitness Programs : When & Where

St Albert – Servus Place – Drop in Schedule

  Activities by Edmonton Recreation

There are many affordable, high-quality inclusive programs, camps and activities throughout the year for all ages and abilities including Toddler time, puppet show, story time and more!

Spend time exploring the river valley, trying a new sport, discovering your creative side and experiencing the outdoors. – See the above link for details and register.


Family Movies 

Cineplex Family Favourites: Have fun with the whole family and watch a movie for $2.50 on Saturday mornings at 11am. See link for participating theatres. 

Kung Fu Panda 2 on September 20, 2014
Hugo on September 27, 2014

Family Movies at Metro Cinema - Saturdays | 02:00 PM – Free admission for Children 12 and under!

James and the Giant Peach on September 20
Prairie Tales 16 for Young Audiences on Sept 27 – 02:00 PM/03:00 PM/ 04:00 PM


Free activities at the local library

Edmonton Public library offers plenty of  free drop in  activities to choose from for all ages including toddler story times. Plan ahead to attend some of the free activities in the following weekends : Details and link for registration.

Strathcona County Library – Here

Spruce Grove Public Library – Here


 Activities at Royal Alberta Museum

There are countless public programs aimed at children, so if you’re looking for something to do with your children during weekdays & weekends , the Museum is the perfect destination! From Story Time Club, to Animal Buddies, the Museum has great activities for kids.


  Events at Telus World of Science

Imax theatre : show times

September: Human Body
Join us each weekend in September as we investigate how the human body works. All Activities will take place on the ESSO Skywalk between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

 Summer in the Square - Sir Winston Churchill Square – 100 Street & 102 Ave

Come on down to the Square for music with DJ Creeasian, cypher battles, MC battles and live art!

Free programming every day of the week. - Details

This week at City Hall

II. Adult & Youth (older kids) Activities

 Live Music & Concerts :  Sept 19 – 21, 2014

Events include P.J. Perry and Tommy Banks, The Glory of the Organ (season start) by ESO, Dan Sinasac CD Release & more!

Performing Arts & Theatre : September 2014

Events include Fatboy, Violet Hour & more!


III. Sports & Related Events

Edmonton Weather
Today Saturday Sunday
It is forecast to be Chance of Rain at 9:00 PM MDT on September 19, 2014
Chance of Rain


It is forecast to be Partly Cloudy at 9:00 PM MDT on September 20, 2014
Partly Cloudy


It is forecast to be Partly Cloudy at 9:00 PM MDT on September 21, 2014
Partly Cloudy


Dunking For Change

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Featuring Advanced DJ, The Hop Food Truck,
Dunk Tank and More!


September 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Parking Lot South of ATB Financial, Leduc

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Edmonton Oil Kings vs. Kootenay Ice


Sat, Sep 20, 2014 | 07:00 PM.


Rexall Place, Edmonton

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FC Edmonton Vs Tampa Bay Rowdies


Sun, Sep 21, 2014 | 02:00 PM


Clarke Stadium

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FC Edmonton Vs New York Cosmos on Sept 28


Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames


Sun, Sep 21, 2014 | 06:00 PM


Rexall Place, Edmonton

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Thoroughbred Racing


Wednesdays & Fridays | 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Saturdays | 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Alberta Breeders Fall Classic – Sat  20, 2014 | 01:00 PM  - 05:00 PM


Northlands Park,7410 Borden Park Road NW, Edmonton.

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Runs & Walks


Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM at Chappelle Gardens – Details
The 1km Run is open to ages 3+
The 3km MuttMudder is open to ages 8+
The 5km Garden Run is open to ages 10+

Open Minds Walk & Run

The Open Minds Walk and Run is a fun-filled event that’s great for the whole family! Register for the 10k or 5k run or take a stroll in the 2.5k fun walk.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 11:30 AM at Rundle Park Family Centre,2909 113 Avenue, Edmonton – Register

2nd annual NICU Fun Run in the Park

Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 03:00 PM at Gold Bar Park , 10955 – 50 Street, Picnic Site #1. – Register

Night Race™

Join us to experience Night Race™ – a night run that you will never forget. The race will take runners through Laurier Park to create a moving celebration of light – a celebration that will continue at our post race party! - Register

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 | 08:00 PM at Laurier Park – Register

2014 St. Albert Fall Challenge

Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids 1/2K loop - Register
Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 08:00 AM at Kingswood Park, St. Albert

Run for Brain Research

A 5/10K Run and Walk to Support Brain Health and Injury Research at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute.  Register

William Hawrelak Park, 9930 Groat road, Edmonton on Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM

City of Edmonton United Way Race Out of Poverty

Sunday September 21, 2014 | 10:00 A.M - Register

Edmonton Heartbeat Run

In support of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute!

September 21, 2014 at Louise McKinney Park - Register

IV. Exhibitions, & Other Events

Western Canada Fashion Week

Join us for ten nights of different programming; with runway shows, design competitions and performers, there’s something for everyone! – Details


Thursday, September 18 to Saturday, September 27, 2014


ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 – 84 Ave, Edmonton

How much?

$25 nightly at the door
$85 weekly pass
$10 per matinee show


Tibetan Bazaar

Tibetan BazaarWe welcome the public to join us for this unique celebration of Tibetan culture. Each day festival attendees can enjoy our wonderful market filled with a vast array of Himalayan merchandise, sample delicious traditional Tibetan food, listen to teachings on meditation and other presentations, and win door prizes. Bring the family and experience this special day together. Tibetan Bazaar


Sat & Sun, Sept 20 – 21, 2014.


Alberta Avenue Community League Hall, 9210 – 118 Ave, Edmonton, T5G 0N4

How much?

$5 admission, children under 12 free


Ruth Gorman & the Fight for Aboriginal Rights in mid-20th Century Alberta

Talk and gathering based on the late Ms. Gorman’s memoir, Behind the Man: John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian Vote in Canada (2007).There will also be official comments from several First Nations elders and speakers and an open discussion. Books will be sold in the Museum Shop. Talk details.


Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 2:00 PM – 03:00 PM


Royal Alberta Museum Theatre

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World Vision ‘Perspectives’ Art Exhibition

This photo exhibition features the work of Alberta residents who want to use their talents to raise awareness of the plight of children in poor communities around the world. A media event will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m., after which the exhibition will open to the public.

September 20, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Level One, Phase IV (outside the entrance to the One Life exhibit), WEM

Bead Market

Exceptional quality & unique-shaped gemstones, chains, crystal, pearls, shells, pendants, Cabochon, lampwork beads, magnetic beads & spacers, magnetic clasps, sterling silver & plated findings, stringing supplies & more.


Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Ramada Inn, 5359 Calgary Trail, Edmonton

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L’Arche International Anniversary Gala on Saturday, Sept 20, 2014 | 06:00 PM at German Canadian Cultural Centre – Details

Doll House Show & Sale

By Miniature Entusiasts of Edmonton - Details


Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM


Executive Royal Inn, 10010 – 178 Street, Edmonton

How much?

Adult: $5.00; Ages – 7 – 15 : $2.00, Under 6- Free


Bridal Fantasy: The Fall Fashion Edition

The full-day event, high-energy fashion shows and over a hundred wedding vendor’s booths to visit. Details


September 21, 2014
Doors open at 10:00 am Doors close at 4:00 pm
Fashion Show at 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm


Edmonton Expo Centre, 7300 – 116 Avenue NW, Edmonton

How much?

$25.00 at the door; $20.00 online


Events at Fort Edmonton Park


Sunday Brunch – Gather your clan for Sunday Brunch at Johnson’s Cafe at the historic Hotel Selkirk in Fort Edmonton Park. Enjoy a scrumptious meal then take a stroll around the park.

Sundays, All year long. | Brunch is served from 10am to 1pm. Cafe closes at 2pm. Tickets: Adults (13 yr old+) :$29.95 , Seniors (65+):$24.95, Youth (4 -12) :$19.95 Kids (under 4): Free

Get tickets for Thanksgiving Dinner or Brunch.


Exhibitions at Art Gallery of Alberta

BMO World of Creativity: World of Boo | July 27–April 16, 2015
New Lines: Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada | June 20–October 5, 2014
Jill Stanton: Strange Dream | March 5–December 31, 2014
Regions of Distinction | April 25–October 26, 2014

Party in the Park Sunday, 21 September 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Strathcona County Library – Agora
401 Festival Ln – Details

Le Marché agricole du quartier francophone/French Quarter Farmers Market


A boutique Farmers Market. Come discover quality local vendors, with gourmet/artisan foods available for you and your family’s pleasure & health! Fun for the entire family. Details


Every Sunday from 12 :00 PM to 4 :00 PM (ongoing throughout the year – Rain or Shine)


La Cité Francophone, 8627 rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury [91 street], Edmonton Alberta T6C3N1


City Market Downtown 


Saturday | 10am – 3pm


104th Street, Downtown Edmonton


 Callingwood Farmers’ Market


Sundays 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM and Wednesdays 2:00 – 6:00 PM, rain or shine until Thanksgiving Sunday.


69 Avenue & 178 Street | Edmonton, Alberta

V. Dinner Theatres/Music Events

1. Fort Edmonton Park - Events

2. The Hat - Events

3. River Cree Resort & Casino - Events

4. Jubilations Dinner Theatre – Events

5. The Red Piano - Events

6. Blues on Whyte - Events

7. The comic strip - Events

8. Mayfield Dinner Theatre – Events

9. The Comedy Factory – Events

Book Thanksgiving Dinner/Brunch at your favourite place.

VI. Shopping Promotions & Related events at Edmonton Malls and Shopping Centres

1. Old Strathacona - Events

2. West Edmonton Mall - Events & Promotions

3. Edmonton City Centre – Sales and Events

4. Kings way mall – Events

5. South Gate Centre – Events

6. Sherwood Park Mall – Events

7. Millwoods Town Centre – Events

8. Northgate Centre – Events

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