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6 Things to Do in Edson this November

Updated: Nov 10, 2023

November is here!

Although events and activities have slowed down in Edson with the start of winter, there are still some exciting events coming up that you will not want to miss! Read on for 6 great events taking place in Edson this November.

1. Enjoy Fireworks and Downtown Shopping During Light Up

Santa standing outside at night in front of a lit tree

Join the Galloway Station Museum and the Town of Edson on November 17 to watch Santa magically illuminate the trees in RCMP Centennial Park during the annual Light Up celebration!

View the beautiful, dazzling lights while sipping on some hot chocolate, enjoying smores, watching live roving performers and more.

To make things even better, the evening will also include a spectacular fireworks display that you will not want to miss!

Be sure to head downtown on November 16 for Late Night Shopping as part of Light Up and take advantage of some great sales from a variety of local businesses.


RCMP Centennial Park

November 17 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm


2. Commemorate Remembrance Day at the Edson Legion

Looking for a way to honour our veterans and fallen soldiers this Remembrance Day? Head down to the Edson Royal Canadian Legion on November 11th for their annual Remembrance Day ceremony and parade, complete with poem readings, wreath layings and more.

Following the ceremony, head down to the Galloway Station Museum to view our spectacular Remembrance Day Display which features a wall of 5000+ crocheted poppies handmade by local artist Rhonda Dick.


Edson Royal Canadian Legion Joe Wynne Branch #51

November 11 | 10 am


3. Shop at a Local Christmas Market

Are you starting your Christmas shopping a little early this year? Well, you are in luck because there are a number of great Christmas markets happening in Edson this month!

Of course, we would be remiss if we did not first mention the Galloway Station Museum’s annual Christmas Artisan Market, which is taking place at the museum on November 25. Stop by to meet some of our talented gift shop artists and shop for Christmas presents, stocking stuffers, or maybe even a little something for yourself!

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at Go Hard Ranch’s annual Holiday Artisan Market taking place on November 11. Shop from some great local businesses, makers and artisans while enjoying Christmas at the ranch.

Support local potters by shopping at the Edson Craft Centre & Potter’s Guild’s annual Christmas Pottery and Gift Sale on November 17 and 18 at the Masonic Lodge. Find one-of-a-kind, locally-crafted items for all your Christmas needs, or even a little something for yourself!

On November 18, the Holy Trinity Church will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar at the Galloway Station Museum. Browse the craft and bake sales, bid on some great items in the silent auction and enjoy a free light lunch.

On November 18 and 19, the Edson Farmer’s Market will be hosting their ‘Not Too Early’ Christmas Market featuring new and regular vendors from the Edson area. This event is free to attend and you will have the chance to win some gift certificates! Event organizers are encouraging attendees to bring a donation for the Edson Animal Rescue Society (EARS).

Lastly, join Pinedale Hall on November 25 for their annual Christmas Bazaar and Market to raise money for the hall.


Galloway Station Museum Holiday Artisan Market: November 25 | 12:30 - 4:00 pm | Galloway Station Museum

Go Hard Ranch Holiday Artisan Market: November 11 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Go Hard Ranch, Wildwood

Edson Craft Centre & Potter's Guild Christmas Pottery Show and Sale: November 17-18 | Various times | Masonic Lodge

Holy Trinity Church Christmas Bazaar: November 18 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm | Galloway Station Museum

Edson Farmer's Market 'Not Too Early Christmas Market': November 18-19 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm | Edson Royal Canadian Legion Joe Wynne Branch #51

Pinedale Hall Christmas Bazaar and Market: November 25 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Pinedale Hall


4. Create a Christmas Craft with Your Kiddo

On November 25, get your kids into the Christmas spirit with Laura and Keisha, who will be leading attendees through some great Christmas crafts at the Edson Golf Club. These crafts are suitable for ages 10 and up and all participants will receive a complementary Christmas beverage. Register for this fun-filled event here.


Edson Golf Club

November 25 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


5. Bust a Move at Country Dance Night

Join local dance instructor and enthusiast, Amy Weslowsky of the Edson Dance Academy to brush up your country dance skills at the Town of Edson’s Country Dance Night on November 25. This event is open to singles and couples and is sure to be a hoot!


Galloway Station Museum

November 25 | 7:00 - 10:00 pm


6. Get into the Holiday Spirit with the Festival of Trees

Head down to the Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum between November 11th and 15th to view the impressive and beautifully-decorated Christmas trees that are up for bid as part of the annual Festival of Trees!

The trees will be on display until November 15 and the online auction will commence at 12 pm on November 12.

If you can’t make it to the Red Brick between now and then, you can also view the trees from home virtually!


Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum

November 11-15 | Various times


UPCOMING: Santa at the Museum - December 2

Santa sitting in front of a Christmas tree
Photo by Michelle Buchwald during the 2022 Santa at the Galloway event.

Santa will be making a special trip out to the Galloway this year! Join the Galloway Station Museum on December 2 to get professional photos taken with Santa and your family. With snacks, games and crafts to keep you busy while waiting in line, this free event is surely one to look forward to.

Thanks to talented local photographer Michelle Buchwald, the Galloway is fortunate to be able to provide spectacular professional photos to the public free of cost just in time for Christmas.

We look forward to seeing you there! Stay tuned for more details.


Which events will you attend this November?

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