As summer bids farewell and fall starts to feel its presence, Edmonton has an array of exciting outdoor adventures lined up for all of us residents. From lively festivals and bustling markets to free events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Edmonton. And guess what? HAT at Five Corners is perfectly positioned right in the heart of these happenings, making it an ideal spot for all of us to relish.


Looking for wallet-friendly fun this month? Look no further! From open-air movie nights to captivating festivals, here are some fantastic free things to do in Edmonton this month, all just minutes away from HAT at Five Corners.


Party in the Park

📷 Credit: Edmonton Mural Festival


Celebrate Edmonton’s vibrant mural scene with a grand gathering at Alex Decoteau Park this month – just a short 6-minute away from HAT at Five Corners! The best part? This event is absolutely free with registration. Happening on September 9 from 3 to 8 p.m., you can witness live mural painting, take a mural tour, and groove to the tunes of local Edmonton artists. And guess what makes it even better? Beer gardens on-site!


Strathearn Art Walk

📷 Credit: Strathearn Art Walk


Mark your calendar for September 9 and 10, from 12 to 7 p.m., as the beautiful parkland alongside Strathearn Drive (a quick 6-minute from HAT at Five Corners) transforms into the Strathearn Art Walk. It’s an event we eagerly anticipate every September – and the best part? It’s absolutely free to attend! Even if you don’t buy anything, strolling through the local art on display makes for a beautiful day.


Marvel at the Changing Leaves

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Imagine a sunny autumn day in Edmonton, with colourful leaves all around and your fall playlist setting the mood. Fall is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to explore Edmonton’s best spots for leaf-peeping. Grab that pumpkin spice latte, throw on some plaid, comfy shoes, and head to places like the Muttart Conservatory (just 7 minutes from HAT at Five Corners) and The Alberta Legislature Grounds (a quick 6-minute drive away).


Discover Edmonton’s River Valley

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The sprawling Edmonton River Valley truly comes to life in the fall. As Canada’s largest urban park, it boasts over 160 kilometres of maintained pathways and 20 major parks, making it a natural wonder to explore. Fun fact: HAT residents at Five Corners enjoy a front-row view of the River Valley, with adventurous spots only 5 minutes away.


Alberta Avenue District Night Markets

📷 Credit: Alberta Avenue Night Market


This month, the last three Alberta Avenue Night Markets are happening, and guess what? They’re all free to attend! Each market is family-friendly and inclusive and offers a variety of vendors, entertainment, and community partners to explore. The closest one to HAT at Five Corners is just a 5-minute drive from downtown Auto on September 15. Enjoy delectable bites, discover local spots, and unwind with friends.


Free Admission at the Art Gallery of Alberta

📷 Credit: Art Gallery of Alberta


Appreciate the thought-provoking and captivating artwork at the Art Gallery of Alberta and immerse yourself in every exhibit. And the icing on the cake? You can enjoy free admission from 4 to 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month. Plus, it’s a mere 2-minute drive from HAT at Five Corners.


With all these fantastic happenings and activities, your September calendar is bound to be as vibrant as the fall colours in our city. So go ahead and dive into our neighbourhood’s lively atmosphere and seasonal surprises.