Things To Do in Airdrie in September

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Enjoy the crisp fall air and golden sunshine. Explore all the amazing things to see and do this September in Airdrie, Alberta.

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From local farmers markets to street festivals and celebrations, get ready to check out some of the best local events to close out the summer!


Airdrie Farmers Market

09/05/2018 @ 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Plainsmen Arena

The Airdrie Farmers Market has something for everyone! From fresh baked breads, pies, tarts to hand picked B.C Fruit and alberta vegetables. Food Trucks on site, and a fabulous park to bring the family to. Sausages, perogies, custom art, jewelry and local business ready to tell you all about their products and services. Runs Wednesdays until October 3rd.

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Crossfield Farmers Market

08/30/2018 @ 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Crossfield Community Centre

Visit the Crossfield market for the best local produce. Enjoy a variety of make it, bake it and grow it vendors and plan to stay for dinner. Free admission and food bank donations are accepted. Runs until the last Thursday in September.

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AirdrieFEST 2018 – Music On Main

09/07/2018 @ 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

Something new this year! Enjoy live music and beer gardens on Friday evening at “Music on Main”.

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AirdrieFEST 2018 – Street Festival

09/08/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

airdrieFEST is a great opportunity for Airdrie residents to come out and see everything Airdrie has to offer. Join in the fun as not for profit and business groups showcase their services and products at the next airdrieFEST, where you can enjoy free family fun, live entertainment, kids’ games and community registrations.

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Open Air Gallery at AirdrieFest

09/08/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie City Hall

Our Open Air Gallery is an outdoor art market where members showcase their work by hanging them from clotheslines in a casual and fun event that combines the beauty of the outdoors with the creative Artworks of our members. We also have live music and public art activities.

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Ladies Out Loud at the Races

09/09/2018 @ 12:45 PM to 5:00 PM at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino

Ladies we are going to the Races!​ Here’s a chance to get all done up to the nines with your Big Hats & Best Frocks! A fun afternoon of horse racing (includes lunch). We will be watching the thoroughbreds racing with their jockey onboard all from the comfort of the trackside tent, sipping on a LOL Cocktail.

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Mexican Independence Day

09/15/2018 @ 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Nose Creek Park

Let’s celebrate our Mexican Independence Day. Warm up your self with the care and warmth of the Mexican culture.

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Airdrie Film Festival

09/22/2018 @ 3:00 AM to 2:59 AM at Landmark Cinemas Roxy Airdrie

The Airdrie Film Festival is an annual event hosted by the Airdrie Film Society. We’re actively looking to showcase Canadian titles in all genres; from horror, sci-fi and fantasy to comedies, thrillers and family friendly films. In addition to finding great films we are committed to introducing you to the people behind the lens, by showcasing filmmakers. We are proud to contribute to Airdrie’s growing arts community and are excited to bring innovative and creative selections to all film enthusiasts.

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Art of the Harvest 2018

09/22/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Airdrie Ag Park – 3 km west of Airdrie on Big Hill Springs Road and RR14

If you’ve ever experienced our old tyme seeding event, you won’t want to miss this old tyme harvest! We’re proud to host this annual event showcasing horse teams and vintage equipment used to harvest grain planted in the spring. Come and discover the Art of the Harvest as this informational demo will have something for the very small to the very tall, and for the city dweller to those with rural roots!

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Empty Bowls Arts Festival 2018

09/22/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Airdrie Food Bank

This family-friendly celebration of community in the Airdrie area brings awareness to local hunger issues and raises funds for Airdrie Food Bank. Features local music, art, kid’s activities and free soup lunch! Handmade pottery bowls are available for purchase for a suggested $20 donation. All proceeds support Airdrie Food Bank programs.

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Adopt a Highway Fall Clean Up Campaign

09/29/2018 @ 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Airdrie Alberta

Help clean up the environment around our community by joining us for our annual fall clean up of Highway 567 from Airdrie’s city limit to the Airdrie Waste Transfer Site and rodeo grounds. Volunteer Airdrie has officially adopted this section of highway and is committed to do a clean up campaign at least once per year. Great opportunity for families, corporate groups, service clubs, etc.

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Iron Horse Park

09/02/2018 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Iron Horse Park

Bring your family. Bring your friends. Come and experience an interpretive rail journey on our miniature trains. Climb aboard one of the 1/8th scale diesel or steam locomotives at the park and get a feeling of what the railway was like in Western Canada during the pioneer days. The journey will take you over hills, across trestles and through tunnels across the varied landscape.

Iron Horse Park is open to the public every Sunday between 11:00AM and 4:00PM, weather permitting, until the Thanksgiving weekend in October. Admission to the park is free. The cost of journeys is $3.00 each.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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I posted my event but I don’t see it.

Please allow 24 to 48 hours for your listing to be approved and published.

Do I need to be signed in before I can submit an event?

You do not need to be signed in to post an event. However, if you would like to be able to return later to edit and/or remove your event listing(s), you will need to register for an account.

Who can add events to the calendar?

Anyone can add events to the calendar; e.g. individuals, organizations or businesses.

Is there a fee to post my event?

There is no fee to post your event. All local listings are free.

What does the free event listing include?

  • 200-word text description
  • Photo or event poster
  • Link to your website or Facebook page
  • Google map locator
  • Convenient social media buttons to promote your event and share details with participants

What type of image files are accepted?

May I post an event that takes place in Calgary?

All events must take place in or near Airdrie, Alberta. This includes Balzac, Crossfield, and Rocky View County (north of Calgary city limits only). Some exceptions may apply.

Do you accept table bookings for local farmers markets, fairs, and trade shows?

No, we do not take table bookings on this website. Please contact each event organizer directly.

How do I get my event published in your weekly newsletter?

Events are listed in the newsletter at our discretion, and must be posted to the calendar at least two weeks in advance of the publication date in order to be included. We also offer paid promotions in our weekly newsletter.

Do you offer premium event listings?

Yes, we offer a variety of event promotion packages, starting at $25. Creative ways to get more exposure for your event and promote your business to the local community, including featured events and social media promotions.

For more info about our Premium Listing Packages, click here.

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Invitation to Share Local Events

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Do you enjoy attending events, taking pictures and writing reviews?

We are currently seeking local people to share their event photos and reviews. We’re all about events and what’s happening locally and we’d love your help to highlight and promote the places and events that you care about.

Are you interested in your local community? Do you enjoy writing and sharing helpful information with others? Do you have a specific area of interest? If so, we’d love to have you on our team of Event Bloggers.

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Maybe you want to write about an event you’ve attended in years past or one you’re looking forward to attending soon. Perhaps you love taking photos or making short videos and you want to do a photo-based story and event follow-up, or a promotion for an upcoming event.

As long as your focus is Airdrie Alberta and you are writing in an inviting and complimentary manner, for people of all ages, we welcome your contributions. All blog posts and photos will be attributed to you.

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How to Write an Awesome Event Listing

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WHAT type of event is it?

Event titles and descriptions should give visitors a sense of what the event is all about.

WHO is hosting the event and WHO should attend?

By including event organizer information, prospective attendees can quickly contact the right person to ask questions about the event. Event tickets also provide an opportunity to answer the “who” question – you can create multiple ticket types such as Members and Non-Members.

WHEN is the event?

Let your attendees know what time the event starts. Ending times are also helpful so people can plan their time accordingly.

WHERE is the event?

Location matters. Besides listing the basic venue information, it can be helpful to include bus routes, driving directions, and availability of parking.

WHY is this event being held?

Perhaps the most important question to answer with an event listing is why it is being held. Whether it’s a fundraiser for a local school or a major industry conference, sharing the “why” helps attendees align their expectations with the goals of the event.