Outdoor Fall Activities in and around Airdrie to Enjoy with your Family
September 22, 2022
As the leaves turn from green to amber, crimson, and yellow there are many things to do in Airdrie this fall. This family centric community is situated 20 minutes north of Calgary, Alberta, which offers all the amenities of the big city like world class shopping, an international airport, major professional sporting teams, and a host of professional level job opportunities. Airdrie is an easy commute from these attractions and opportunities but offers a small community feel with great schools, low crime, and affordable housing that can be obtained for half the price of comparable homes in Ontario or B.C. If you are looking for a great community to call home, perhaps a fall trip should be on your itinerary. There are numerous fun fall activities in Airdrie, so let’s take a look at some of these fall activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family before winter’s chill inevitably sets in.
Light Up The Night Gala
The Airdrie Health Foundation is excited to announce the return of the Light Up The Night Gala which had been sorely missed during the covid pandemic. The theme this year is Light Up The Night – Carnival on Sept 24th at Genesis Place Airdrie. There will be a sit down dinner, entertainment, charity auction, and a live band. This is one of those fun fall activities that will also provide valuable resources for the priority health care needs in the community. The clinics supported are Airdrie Urgent Care, Addictions & Rural Mental Health, Home Care, Public Health, and Speech and Audiology. There is more information at National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
A Day of Healing
This Day of Healing will take place September 30th, starting at 10am, in Nose Creek Regional Park. Elders and Knowledge Keepers from Stony Nakoda, Kainai, and Tsuut’ina First Nations and the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3 will be bringing communities together in reconciliation. Elder prayers, teachings, story, and songs will be shared with the opportunity to join in a round dance or try some tea and bannock around an open fire. This event is free and the organizers suggest you dress for the weather and bring your own lawn chair or blanket for your comfort. For more information about the this event contact the Circle Connections for Reconciliation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family focused and free to all, the Homecoming Festival on Saturday October 1st celebrates the resilience of the community, first responders, and frontline workers. There will be a pep rally, tailgate party, concerts, a drive in movie, and a chance to play and create in the kids zone. From food trucks to fireworks, surely these fun fall activities will please every member of the family. There will also be a focus on mental health education as the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone so don’t forget to visit one of the mental health education booths to learn more about fighting the stigmas of mental health.
The city of Airdrie is surrounded by incredible outdoor recreational activities and the entire city offers an amazing number of parks offering skateboarding, fishing, BMX tracks, and outdoor fire pits. These fun fall activities in Airdrie are on offer all year long but combined with these more organized events, highlighted above, make the family friendly city of Airdrie not only a great place to visit but a great place to call home. If you’re looking for things to do in Airdrie this fall you will have your hands full trying to fit it all in, so gather up your friends and family and head on out to Airdrie. Everyone will thank you.