Presented by The Marketplace at Callingwood.

It is the Labour Day long weekend and we’re coming at you with some farm fun, classic planes and automobiles, and concerts in the park! There’s a mix of everything if you are looking to get out and experience Edmonton and the surrounding communities this Weekend – September 3 to September 6, 2021.

(When you’re out and about, don’t forget to follow all Alberta and City of Edmonton public health measures in effect. Edmonton’s latest masking bylaw for public indoor spaces begins Friday, September 3, 2021.)

  1. A Dinosaur Tale
    Head to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and watch the adventures of Lisa and Declan as a time-warping wormhole brings dinosaurs back to life on their school field trip.
  2. The Alberta Aviation Museum
    Learn about all things that fly with the Eyes on the Skies guest exhibit, or special Bee Talk scheduled September 3 at 1:00 PM.
  3. Harvest Festival at Reynolds-Alberta Museum
    Road trip to Wetaskiwin to spend a fun Fall day with the family learning more about farming practices and equipment through the decades. The kids will love the carnival games and petting zoo!
  4. Homecoming 2021: Concordia University
    Past and current students are invited to come celebrate 100 years of Concordia University with a full weekend of fun events and fireworks.
  5. Simply Symphony Under the Sky
    Experience the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in the open air of Hawrelak Park. Choose from one of two great concert experiences!
  6. Fort Saskatchewan Sheep Leaving Parade
    Bid adieu to the Fort Saskatchewan flock on September 6 with a special parade through town.
  7. Art Expressions at Royal Alberta Museum
    Bring your family to the Royal Alberta Museum to glide, dab, tap and swish and create your own masterpiece with Art Expressions.


    Pop Up Night Market Marketplace at Callingwood


  8. Edmonton Corn Maze
    Spend the day getting lost in the corn maze and checking out all the other farm fun on offer. Don’t forget your donation for the Food Bank of Edmonton!
  9. Summer Sizzle
    Join Southwest Community Church in Ambleside Park on Sunday for an afternoon of outdoor fun and treats.
  10. District Whyte Murals Map
    Grab your camera and take a stroll down Whyte Avenue to discover some of the 60+ wall mural works of art.
  11. Pumpkin Picking at Somerset Pumpkin Farms
    Book your time slot today to make sure to get in on this quintessential fall experience – the pumpkin picking season will only last until the first frost!
  12. Fort Edmonton Park
    It is the last weekend to enjoy going back in time at Fort Edmonton – ride the train, visit the new Indigenous People’s Experience, see the farm animals and have a little fun on the newly renovated midway!
  13. Yesterday’s Auto Gallery
    Admire the impressive collection of classic cars and motorcycles, then enjoy a milkshake or bite to eat at the on-site retro diner.
  14. Pop-Up Night Market
    Mark your calendar for this great event happening Friday, September 10!  Your are not going to want to miss this evening of shopping and fun family entertainment.

And for more ideas, be sure to check out our 2021 Summer Family Fun Checklist! There’s still time to knock a few more off the list before it is officially Fall.


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Pop-Up Night Market Marketplace at Callingwood The Marketplace at Callingwood is excited to present a Pop-Up Night Market on Friday, September 10, 2021.  Enjoy an evening of shopping at over 40+ different vendors and food trucks, plus live entertainment and special activities for the kids. There will be face painting, NERF games, a giant inflatable slide and a magic show!

Start your evening by enjoying dinner at one of our food trucks, then shop local with a variety of food vendors, and unique beer, spirit and wine based businesses.  Treat yourself to handmade soaps, candles, or artisan jewelry, and don’t forget to grab a treat to bring home to your furry family member! With so many great vendors, there is bound to be something for everyone.

Visit the website to see all the vendors and the live musical acts that will be gathered under the covered breezeway and in the Safeway parking lot for the evening. Bring your family any time between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM to sip, sample, shop, and slide with live music!