48 things to do in Edmonton in November

Oct 31 2019, 6:00 am

Pack your November with our checklist of 48 fun events happening in Edmonton! From Rainbow Visons to Remembrance Day, Fleetwood Mac to Farmers’ Markets, get out and have some fun!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Fun around the city

Alt After Dark: Alternative Night Market

What: Alt After Dark is a showcase of over 40 alternative vendors, including artists, makers, designers and businesses. There will also be food trucks, door prizes, and live entertainment throughout the evening.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: Old Strathcona Arts Centre — 8426 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton
Tickets: Online, Free

2nd Annual Sterling Haunted Show Home

What: Explore the Sterling Haunted Show Home on November 1, with vendors, candy and more. There are no actors in the haunted house from 3 to 5 pm, and live actors inside from 5:30 to 11 pm. Parental discretion is advised.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: 3 pm to 5 pm (kid friendly), 5:30 pm to 11 pm
Where: 1208 Cy Becker Road NW, Edmonton
Admission: Minimum $10 donation to Make-A-Wish Foundation

DARK at Fort Edmonton Park

What: Get spooked at DARK at Fort Edmonton Park. Admission includes three immersive haunts — R.I. Payne’s Fourth Ring, A Taste Of Eternity, Core Industries — plus roving entertainment, scare zones, and access to the DARK Circle.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: Fort Edmonton Park — 7000 143 St Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Edmonton Weavers’ Guild Annual November Sale

What: Edmonton Weavers’ Guild members will have a variety of fibre art and textiles for sale at their annual November sale. Support local crafters and get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping.

When: November 2, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Strathcona Community League — 10139 87 Ave, Edmonton
Admission: $3

Edmonton Collector Con

free comic book day

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What: Geek out at Edmonton Collector Con, a collectible toy and comic show at Italian Cultural Centre.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Italian Cultural Centre — 14230 133 Ave Northwest, Edmonton
Admission: $5, children under 12 free. Donations for Edmonton Food Bank are being collected.

Edmonton Ghost Tours in Old Strathcona

What: Go on a spooky walk around Old Strathcona and hear true stories of hauntings, murders, ghosts, and mysteries. Dress for the weather.

When: Now until November 3, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Meet in front of the Rescue Statue — 10322 83 Ave, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Deadmonton House

Deadmonton Haunted House & Halloween Store

What: Deadmonton House returns with the theme of New Dark Ages. The story behind this year’s theme takes you into a world where a horrible epidemic has gripped the city. The Haunted House is open to all ages but recommended for children over 12 years old. No refunds are given if a child is too scared.

When: Now until November 3, 2019
Time: Times vary based on date
Where: 7031 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton
Price: Regular Admission, $28 plus fees; Speed Pass, $45 plus fees

Rainbow Visions

What: The LGBTQ film festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary from November 7 to 10 at Metro Cinema. This year Rainbow Visions’s opening night film is You Don’t Nomi — presented by FRUIT LOOP. Other films in the festival include Are You Proud? (admission by donation), Gay Chorus Deep South, and closing night film The Twentieth Century.

When: November 7 to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Metro Cinema — 8712 109 ST NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Ken Dryden

What: Bestselling author and NHL Hall of Fame goalie Ken Dryden signs copies of his new book, Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other, at Indigo at West Edmonton Mall.

When: November 9, 2019
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Where: Indigo at West Edmonton Mall — 8882 170 St NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Robert Bateman In-Person at Editions Gallery

What: Renowned Canadian artist Robert Bateman is making a live appearance at Editions Gallery on November 9. View Bateman’s work, talk to the artist, and get his autograph.

When: November 9, 2019
Time: 3 to 5 pm
Where: Editions Gallery at West Edmonton Mall — 8882 170 St NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Edmonton Taboo Show

sex show

Screenshot of the Taboo Sex Show video (tabooshow.com)

What: The Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show is a weekend full of steamy shows, provocative performances, and a variety of vendors. Enjoy live entertainment, catch an educational seminar, and shop for a variety of items to help spice things up in the bedroom.

When: November 15 to 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Westview Village Night Market

What: An evening market with over 20 vendors, including knitting, soaps, jewelry, and more.

When: November 18, November 25, December 16, 2019
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Where: Westview Village Community Hall — 10770 Winterburn Rd NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

DisruptHR YEG 7.0

What: An evening to challenge, inform, and empower attendees to think in new ways about the Human Resources field. There will be opportunities for networking, plus food will be served and there will be a cash bar available.

When: November 20, 2019
Time: 5 to 8:30 pm
Where: Italian Cultural Centre — 14230 133 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

What: Disney On Ice features acrobatics and stunts on ice with all of your favourite Disney characters. Featuring characters and worlds from Peter Pan, Coco, Frozen, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Toy Story and, Moana.

When: November 20 until November 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Make It! Edmonton

Make It! The Handmade Revolution

Make It! The Handmade Revolution

What: Shop over 180 vendors at Make It! Edmonton, with products including clothing, art, gourmet goodies, accessories, baby and children’s items, and more. There will also be food trucks and a beer garden on site.

When: November 21 to 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Wide Open Mic Wednesdays

What: A weekly open mic series at Grindstone Bistro, hosted by David Dempsy and showrunners Will Hannigan and Natasha Lyn Myles.

When: Every Wednesday
Times: 10 pm to midnight
Where: The Grindstone – 10019 81 Ave NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Commemorate Remembrance Day

Rutherford House Remembers

What: A reflection of Canadian soldiers’ sacrifice and bravery. Explore different aspects of the Great War during the afternoon, including trying soldiers’ food, poetry, letters and music, and mascots like Winnie the bear and Lestock the coyote.

When: November 3, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Rutherford House — 11153 Saskatchewan Dr, Edmonton
Admission: Free

The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum

What: The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum is open with free admission from 10 am to 2 pm on November 11. There will be a brief Remembrance ceremony at 11 am. Everyone is welcome.

When: November 11, 2019
Time: 10 am to 2 pm. Remembrance ceremony at 11 am.
Where: The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum — 10440 108 Ave NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

City of Edmonton Butterdome Remembrance Day Service

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day poppies (Sergii Votit/Shutterstock)

What: A tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada’s past conflicts. Everyone is welcome, and attendees are requested to be seated by 10 am.

When: November 11, 2019
Time: 10 am
Where: Van Vliet Centre (Butterdome), University of Alberta — 87 Ave and 114 St, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Remembrance Day Memorial

What: North West Edmonton Seniors Society 55+ Activity Centre, Calder Community League, and the 3rd Canadian Division Support Group Signal Squadron presents the 2019 Remembrance Day Memorial. The morning starts with an interdenominational church service, followed by a parade to the Cenotaph and an outdoor service and laying of the wreaths. There will be a reception in the Calder Community League Auditorium after with coffee, hot chocolate, and a live performance by the Calder Cuties.

When: November 11, 2019
Time: 9:45 am (Interdenominational Church Service), 10:30 am (Parade), 10:45 am (outdoor service)
Where: Calder Community League Auditorium — 12721 120 St, Edmonton; North West Edmonton Seniors — 12963 120 St, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Beverly Remembrance Day

What: Commemorate Remembrance Day at Beverly Memorial Cenotaph. The morning starts with a Maranatha Church service, followed by a parade to the Cenotaph and a service ceremony.

When: November 11, 2019
Time: 10 am
Where: Maranatha Church Service 11905 — 47 St, Edmonton; Beverly Memorial Cenotaph — 4001 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Remembrance Day Service at Millennium Place

What: Strathcona County hosts their annual Remembrance Day Service in the indoor fieldhouse at Millennium Place. Everyone is welcome, and everyone is asked to be seated by 10:30 am.

When: November 11, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Millennium Place — 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park
Admission: Free

Holiday and Christmas Events

Ermineskin Craft Fair

What: The 35th annual Ermineskin Craft Fair showcases crafters with a variety of products. Shop handmade sweets, children’s gifts, bath items, candles, holiday decor, and more. There will also be a lollipop tree and concessions available.

When: November 2, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Ermineskin Community League — 10709 32A Ave, Edmonton
Admission: Free

The Salvation Army Festival of Carols

What: The Salvation Army presents an evening of carol singing, special performances, and family fun to celebrate the start of the Christmas season.

When: November 22, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Winspear Centre — 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest & Corner of 99 Street &, 102 Ave, Edmonton
Admission: Free, reserved through The Salvation Army at 780-412-2736

St. Albert Indoor Christmas Market

What: The 2019 St. Albert Indoor Christmas Market features over 75 vendors each Saturday from November 23 to December 21. Shop for fresh produce, baking, Christmas gifts, home décor, and more.

When: Every Saturday from November 23 until December 21, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: St. Albert Place — 5 St. Anne Street, St Albert
Admission: Free

Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Christmas Marketplace

craft fair

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What: Shop over 100 local vendors at Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Christmas Marketplace. There will be home decor, toys and books, clothing and beauty products, Christmas items, and more on sale.

When: November 23 and 24, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Dow Centennial Centre, 8700 — 84 St, Fort Saskatchewan
More Info: Online

Rapid Fire Theatre – The Blank Who Stole Christmas

What: The world premiere of Rapid Fire Theatre’s new semi-scripted show to celebrate the holidays. Each performance features a happy, musical Christmas town invaded by a different guest improviser portraying a villain set on stealing Christmas.

When: November 29 and 30, December 6 and 7, December 13 and 15, December 20 and 21, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm (2 pm on December 15)
Where: Rapid Fire Theatre — 9828 101A Ave, Edmonton
More Info: Online

Eat fresh at farmers’ markets

Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market

What: The longest-running farmers market in Edmonton. Shop over 60 vendors at Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market indoor location, including fruit and vegetables, crafts and more. There will also be entertainment and live music for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Every Saturday
Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Where: Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market — 10305 97 St NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market

What: Edmonton’s first indoor farmer’s market. The Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market showcases over 130 vendors every Saturday, including vendors with locally grown produce, arts and crafts, specialty foods, clothing, and more.

When: Every Saturday
Time: 8 am to 3 pm
Where: 83rd Ave and 103 St NW (just off Whyte Ave)
Admission: Free

Salisbury Farmers’ Market

farmers’ markets

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What: Shop for local fresh foods and arts and crafts every Thursday at Salisbury Farmers’ Market. Every week there is a new Feature Vendor. The first 20 customers to make a minimum $5 purchase at the Feature Vendor of the week will each receive $5 in Salisbury Market Bucks towards their next vendor purchase at the market that Thursday.

When: Every Thursday year-round
Time: 4 to 7:30 pm
Where: Salisbury Greenhouse — 52337 Range Rd 232, one mile South of Wye Road, Sherwood Park
Admission: Free

Bountiful Farmers’ Market

What: Bountiful Farmers’ Market offers a wide variety of fresh goods, including local vegetables and meat, coffee roasters, and beer and wine. There is also an ethnic food hall, a children’s play area, live entertainment, and more!

When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday year-round
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: 3696 97 St, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Bon appetit

Edmonton Rum Festival

What: Attendees of the Edmonton Rum Festival will get to sample over 75 varieties of rum, plus meet experts, distillers, and exporters. There will also be appetizers to enjoy plus rum-themed silent auction items to bid on. In support of OrganizerMS Society Of Canada – Edmonton And Capital Region Chapter.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Delta Edmonton South — 4404 Gateway Boulevard Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Taste of Home Gala

What: The second annual Taste of Home Gala is in support of RMHC Alberta and features six of Edmonton’s top chefs cooking an unforgettable meal for attendees. Last year’s event raised over $240,000 for families who call Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta home during a difficult time of life.

When: November 6, 2019
Time: Dinner time TBA
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre — 9797 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

104th Street: Taste the World of Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

What: Evoolution tasting bar invites guests to learn about the world of olive oil and balsamic vinegar while enjoying small plates made using Evoolution oils and vinegars and served with fresh Italian sodas. Attendees will also receive recipe tips and ideas, as well as 15 per cent off purchases.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Evoolution — 10130 104 Street NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Cheer on the home teams

Edmonton Oilers

mcdavid oilers

Image: Edmonton Oilers / Twitter

What: The Edmonton Oilers continue their NHL season this November at Rogers Place. Special nights are on November 8 (Remembrance Day Ceremony), and November 16 (Hockey Fights Cancer).

When: November 4, November 6, November 8, November 14, November 16, November 30, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Edmonton Oil Kings

What: Edmonton Oil Kings continue their WHL season at Rogers Place in November.

When: November 5, November 9, November 11, November 17, and November 30, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Heritage Ranch Rodeo

rodeo fun

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What: The 15th Annual Heritage Ranch Rodeo features 16 Western Canada working ranches competing for top honours in a variety of categories. Rodeo events include Wild Cow Milking, Bronc Riding, Stray Gathering, and more.

When: November 7 to November 9, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, event 7 pm
Where: Hall D, Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Americas Tournament

What: The new Olympic pre-qualification tournaments qualifies teams for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020, and then on to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Team Canada, currently ranked fifth worldwide in the FIBA World Ranking, will need to finish in the top two in the group to advance. They will take on Cuba (November 14), Puerto Rico (November 16), and Dominican Republic (November 17).

When: November 14, November 16, and November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Hall D, Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Concerts and Performances

Loverboy

What: Alberta rockers Loverboy (“Working for the Weekend,” “Turn Me Loose”) perform at River Cree Resort and Casino on November 1.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 9 pm
Where: River Cree Resort and Casino — 300 E Lapotac Blvd, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz

What: The 13th annual Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz showcases jazz musicians from across North America over six nights in November.

When: November 1 to November 3, November 7 to November 9, 2019
Time: 8 to 11
Where: The Yardbird Suite — 11 Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Clue: A Burlesque Murder Mystery

What: The fourth annual Clue Burlesque Murder Mystery is happening at the Royal Alberta Museum. Help the detective solve the crime in an evening of mystery, striptease, and comedy. 18+ only.

When: November 2, 2019
Time: 7 pm and 9 pm
Where: Royal Alberta Museum — 9810 103a Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein

What: Alberta Ballet presents the world premiere of Jean Grand-Maître’s Frankenstein, featuring multi-media set design, a haunting soundtrack, and state-of-the-art projections. The show will feature a combination of contemporary and classical ballet styles.

When: Now until November 2, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm (plus 2 pm on Saturday)
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz/Live Nation

What: Grammy award-winner Jason Mraz is performing in Edmonton on his new North American tour. The two-month tour, titled “Ladies and Gentleman, an evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jain,” will see him perform 19 shows. He’ll be joined by longtime collaborators, Raining Jane, and will be performing songs from his sixth studio album, Know, was which released in August of 2019.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Winspear Centre — 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest & Corner of 99 Street &, 102 Ave, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Comedy Night in Canada

What: Rick Mercer hosts the Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Featuring performances by Ivan Decker, Debra DiGiovanni, and Ali Hassan.

When: November 8, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave. NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

The Ballad of Peachtree Rose

What: The world premiere of The Ballad of Peachtree Rose by Nicole Moeller. “Max works for one of Canada’s most notorious criminal organizations; Peach is a street kid trying to make a buck. A chance encounter entangles their lives indefinitely,” says the synopsis. Presented by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre.

When: Now until November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Backstage Theatre — 10330 84 Ave, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Fleetwood Mac

What: The legendary rock band present An Evening With Fleetwood Mac on November 12. The ensemble features several familiar faces including Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

City and Colour

What: City and Colour is swinging by Edmonton during a cross-continent tour this fall. City and Colour has seven platinum-certified albums and three gold-certified albums in Canada. His latest studio release, I Should Go Before You, hit number one on the Top 200 Soundscan, and marked his third consecutive chart-topping album in the country. He’s also made some waves outside of the Canadian music scene, hitting number 16 on the US Billboard 200 Chart and worked with P!nk on a duet that debuted number one in Canada, number two in Australia, and number four in the US.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Daniel Caesar

Daniel Caesar

What: Daniel Caesar will be performing in Edmonton this November in part of his CASE STUDY: 01 TOUR. CASE STUDY 01 follows Caesar’s 2017 studio debut Freudian and features other prominent artists including Pharrell Williams, John Mayer, Sean Leon, and Jacob Collier.

When: November 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Broadway Across Canada – Waitress

What: Broadway Across Canada presents the Tony-award nominated Waitress. Brought to the stage by an all-female creative team, Waitress features original music and lyrics by Grammy-nominated Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson, and original direction by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus.

When: November 26 until December 1, 2019
Time: 8 pm (plus 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 11455 — 87 Avenue, Edmonton
Tickets: Online