5 Things To Do In Edmonton: October 14 to 18

From an interactive theatrical performance to one of the biggest literary events of the year, there’s a lot to get engaged with this week

Courtesy Citadel Theatre

Peter (haunted) Pumpkinhead

Bring your family to Bon Accord for the Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm, until October 28, and enjoy a family-friendly haunted house, hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, pumpkin foods and more!

Haunted Pumpkin Festival, Prairie Gardens, 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord, prairiegardens.org

Yuk it up

The Edmonton Comedy Festival is four days of laughs around the city from local and international comedians, October 16 to 19.

Edmonton Comedy Festival, various locations, atbcomedy.com

Vote in a theatrical battle

Fight Night is an interactive performance that looks at our current political system and how and why we judge others. Five contenders enter — your vote helps decide their fate. Runs October 17 to 27.

Citadel Theatre, 9828 101 A Avenue, 780-425-1820, citadeltheatre.com

Get lit up

LitFest brings all things non-fiction all around our city. Over 11 days starting October 17, readers will experience a series of events, gatherings and gourmet experiences with authors and writers guiding conversations on climate change, politics, social issues, cuisine trends and more.

LitFest, various locations, litfestalberta.org

Enjoy dinner, music and burlesque

Enjoy an evening  of live jazz and roving burlesque performances while feasting on a three-course dinner at the Crash Hotel’s Canary Room on October 18.

Crash Hotel Lobby, 10266 103 Street, 780-719-3807, crashhotel.com

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