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Fun events and activities happening in the Edmonton area in fall 2023 

What fun family activities are going on this fall near Edmonton and Sherwood Park? 

While you’re marking your calendar with these fun events and activities in the Edmonton area, be sure to schedule your next oil change with Sherwood Ford. You can conveniently schedule an appointment online at our dealership or your own home. Keep reading for more information about the family activities going on this fall near Edmonton and Sherwood Park. 

Four local events to check out this autumn with friends and family 

There are so many fall traditions that it can be hard to fit everything into your busy schedule. These are our top four choices for local events and activities in September and October 2023. 

Edmonton International Film Festival in 2023 

Every year, film lovers gather in Edmonton to watch feature films and short films. This year, EIFF takes place from September 21 through October 1, so be sure to check it out this weekend. Tickets are only available online, so plan ahead.  

Fort Edmonton Park DARK 

During most of the month of October (the 6th through the 29th), you can enjoy DARK at Fort Edmonton Park. This terrifying exhibit, also called a haunted festival, may be more appropriate for older kids or adult families. Activities include live music and spooky cocktails. 

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Edmonton Oktoberfest 2023 

This upcoming Saturday, September 23rd, you can enjoy Oktoberfest 2023 in Westerner Park. This annual event is a favorite of beer and food enthusiasts. Plus, there will be live entertainment, so don’t miss out. This is an event for adults only. 

Pumpkins After Dark 

Pumpkins After Dark is an event for families of all ages that nobody will want to miss. There’s something for everyone: art, live demonstrations, sweet treats, and more. Of course, the main event is a walk-through pathway of pumpkin sculptures and displays.