This weekend, check out a stand-up special, indulge at one of Alberta’s largest beer festivals, cheer on the home team, get your geek on, and more!
1. Tom Green | Through Sep 21
You may recognize him from when he starred in movies such as Charlie’s Angels, Freddy Got Fingered, and Road Trip. Tom Green’s career has also led him to produce and direct including his very own hit MTV comedy series called the Tom Green Show. Now, he’s traveling the world on a stand-up comedy tour and will be here in Edmonton at the Comedy Strip in West Edmonton Mall!
West Edmonton Mall | 8882-170 St.
2. Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo | Sep 20–22
Head out to the Edmonton Expo Centre for this three-day pop-culture convention where you can check out all kinds of vendors and exhibits, panels and workshops, and even meet some of your favourite comic stars, creators, and celebrity guests. This year’s guests include George Takei (Star Trek), Casey Cott (Riverdale), and Carey Elwes (Stranger Things, The Princess Bride)! Display your best cosplay or merely admire the outfits of others—at the Edmonton Comic Expo there is always something for everyone. Click here to find out what’s new this year!
Edmonton Expo Centre | 7515-118 Ave.
3. Edmonton Eskimos | Sep 20
It’s game time in Edmonton! This weekend the Edmonton Eskimos take on the Hamilton Tigers at Commonwealth Stadium. Grab some friends and some beers and cheer them on. Go Esks!
Commonwealth Stadium | 11000 Stadium Rd.
4. The Mashing | Sep 20–21
This event gets its name from the common process that is involved when brewing, distilling, and making ciders. With that being said, you can expect to be treated to all kinds of beer, liquors, and cider samples from some of the best breweries and distilleries Alberta has to offer. So, get your sip on while listening to DJs and live music, watching cooking demonstrations, and being entertained by mentalists and a circus school. This event takes place at the RE/MAX Field.
RE/MAX Field | 10233-96 Ave.
5. Fall Gallery Walk | Sep 21-22
Stroll between the galleries along the 124 Street arts district on a formal, unguided tour and see some of the intriguing new art on display this season. This free, family-friendly event allows gallery goers to experience the best work by homegrown artists and also provide some inspiration on what might look fabulous on the wall.
Galleries along 124 St.