September Long weekend: Things to Do!
Are you looking for some fun things to do on the last long weekend of the summer? Check out some of our top picks!
Tour of Alberta: September 5 (10:00am-5:30pm)- Churchill Square
Cyclists will start their tour on September 1 in Lethbridge and make their way to Edmonton over the course of five day! They will finish off in Churchill Square, where they will be greeted by hundreds of festival goers looking to watch the cyclists finish of the race and enjoy the festivities. Festival goers can expect:
- live entertainment
- Edmonton Police Pipe & Drum Band
- Interactive vendors
- Food Trucks
- Beer Gardens
Sonic Boom: September 3-4 (12:00pm-11:00pm)- Borden Park
Head down to Borden park this weekend to take in some of the Live Alternative Music available at this amazing festival! Tickets are available for 1 day General admission (99.50) or the weekend General Admission pass ($179.50).
This year’s lineup includes: Twenty One Pilots, The Lumineers, Halsey, Vance Joy, Arkells, July Talk, AWOLNATION, Jake Bugg, Wintersleep, Banners, Atlas Genius, Zella Day, Modern Space, Darcys, The Royal Foundry and Syd Arthur!
Corn Fest: September 3-5 (11:00am-5:00pm)- Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm
This festival is located 25 minutes directly north of Edmonton. There is going to lots of fun activities for kids to partake in and activities run from 11:00am- 5:00pm daily. This corn festival is a family event with a tons of stuff happening: corn eating contests, corn mazes, face painting, corny jokes, veggie art and more. The festival features the Kids Maze and Mindbender Kids Corn Mazes, folk music, and hands-on corn craft activities for children.