09/18/2015 04:27 EDT | Updated 10/05/2015 02:59 EDT

14 Awesome Activities To Try In Alberta This Fall

Just because it's shoulder season, doesn't mean there's nothing to do!

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Staff Photo by Doug Jones, Monday, October 4, 2004: Ed Brightman of Assonet, Mass. throws his axe. (Photo by Doug Jones/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

September means shoulder season in Alberta, where it's not quite summer, but not yet ski season, either.

But just because we can no longer frolic near the lake and it's too early to hit the slopes, doesn't mean there's nothing to do in Alberta in the fall.

Autumn in Alberta means plenty of outdoor activities and fantastic festivals to try.

We've gathered up a few suggestions, from new food, to nighttime wonders, to magnificent hikes — all perfect ideas to keep you busy while cooler weather heads your way!

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