Edmonton & Area

Attend a festival or event in Edmonton and right away you’ll notice a difference. From jubilant local crowds to long sunny days, Canada’s northernmost metropolis enjoys a deserved reputation for great events, bolstered by a lively artistic community. 

At these high northern latitudes entertainment is part of how community thrives. Year round, festivals and events fill the Edmonton scene—from Edmonton Folk Fest, to the Fringe theatre festival, Heritage Festival, Flying Canoe Volant, SilverSkate and more. 

Edmonton events for September 2023 

Here are just a few of the events happening in Edmonton this September.

Sept 1-3  Freewill Shakespeare Festival

Sept 15-17  Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo

Sept 21 - Oct 1  Edmonton International Film Festival

Find more festivals and events in Edmonton and across Western Canada, on our events calendar. Or scroll down to find more Edmonton event listings.

More things to do in Edmonton 

Between acts, you can find new adventures in the Edmonton river valley, or visit Ek Island National Park, famed for its bison. Other Edmonton famous attractions include West Edmonton Mall, the NHL's Edmonton Oilers and the CFL's Edmonton Elks.

Check out the Edmonton events and festivals below and start planning your next adventure here!