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Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The one and only Science Fiction & Fantasy festival in Edmonton, Alberta is a time every fall where the geeks of Edmonton can celebrate their passion together!

Sep 29 - Oct 8, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Film Festival... international, independent and eye-opening. This Festival is about 'discovery'. They strive to uncover cinematic gems and celebrate unique new voices in independent filmmaking. EIFF is about films and the people who make them.

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Fesival organizers (Blues International) have worked hard at bringing the best in the blues to you at the sonically superior and party friendly Heritage Amphitheatre. Plans are well underway and they have booked a great cross section of newcomers, veterans, legends, award winners and blues heavyweights to fill the hole in your soul this summer!

Aug 11 - Aug 21, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival August 11-21, 2016. Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) has donned their bell-bottoms, pulled up their tube socks and wistfully gone back to the era of record stores and jumpsuits. Get swept up in what it means to be fringed and confused with a ‘throwback’ to our early years. 

Aug 13 - Aug 14, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Come to Sir Winston Churchill Square, the heart of Edmonton's downtown core and share the beauty of Latin heritage, experience the tastes, sites and sounds of the Hispanic culture. Dance, sing, eat and learn about the diverse communities that make up Edmonton's Vibrant Latin Community.

Aug 12 - Aug 13, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Get ready to rock in Hawrelak Park this August during the Edmonton Rock Music Festival. The two-day event will feature rock legends, Dr. Hook, The Stampeders, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and more. Enjoy the beer garden, food vendors, and merchandise tents along with the summery vibe. 

Aug 4 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Beginning in 1980 with one staff member and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured into one of the leading folk festivals in the world. Now boasting a volunteer force of over 2,000, the festival ins a not-for-profit society dedicated to bringing in the best of folk music from around the world.

Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Come celebrate Caribbean culture at the annual three-day Cariwest - Caribbean Arts Festival! Downtown Edmonton explodes with spectacular costumes, vibrant Caribbean musical rhythms, street theatre and enticing cuisine. Take in the night time extravaganza and costume judging, the Cariwest Parade through downtown, and the cultural fair in Churchill Square.  

Aug 6 - Aug 7, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music| Sports

It’s been too long but finally Edmonton welcomes back the airshow. The Villeneuve Airport, just a short drive north west of Edmonton, will host the Edmonton Airshow from Aug. 22 - 23. Much of the entertainment is in the air where pilots do manoeuvres that send chills up your spine.

Aug 2 - Aug 6, 2016
St Albert, AB
Music| Sports

Rock'n August is an international car show and music festival, taking place in St. Albert, AB. The event often showcases more than 550 classic car entries into the event and more than 50,000 people attending, making Rock'n August one of the largest events to take place in the province of Alberta.

Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Servus Heritage Festival 2016 marks the 41st annual of this premier three-day showcase of Canada’s vibrant multicultural heritage. It will feature 60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

Jul 22 - Jul 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

Enjoyed by thousands of people, K Days (formerly known as Capital Ex) is 10 days of fun. During the heart of summer, the grounds at Northlands are transformed into an arena of endless games, rides, entertainment, concerts, shopping, food and family activities. Thrill-seekers spin-out on the crazy rides and midway games, families get up and on their feet with daily children’s performances and the playful activities at Kids Town and The Farm.  

Jul 21 - Jul 30, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food

A Taste of Edmonton Festival is one of the city’s most popular festivals, with 500,000 people attending it every year. Entering its 28th year, A Taste of Edmonton is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, and it reflects the vitality and dynamism of the city.

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

Jun 21 - Jul 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Since 1989, Free Will Players have brought Shakespeare’s heart-stopping romances, chilling tragedies and side-splitting comedies to Hawrelak Park. As a staple of Edmonton's festival season, the FSF offers great summer nights, shelter from storms under the amphitheatre tent, and the magic of the Bard as it was meant to be seen: in Edmonton's beautiful river valley

Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival was the first of its kind in North America. Now in its 29th year, it is known worldwide for its amazing artists and generous audiences. Since 1984, almost four million people have played in the streets and shared a laugh with us at StreetFest.

Jun 23 - Jul 5, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The Works Art and Design Festival will send a current through downtown Edmonton and surrounding areas with 43 one-of-a-kind installations and exhibits, and over 250 special events, performances and opportunities to meet the minds behind the art.  

Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

  The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society instills in audiences the appreciation of jazz music as a perse art form, connecting regional audiences with provincial, national and international jazz artists. The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society is dedicated to providing a professional and supportive environment for jazz artists to perform, collaborate, and celebrate with the people of Edmonton, jazz music from across the globe.

May 21 - Jul 3, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture| Music

Canada’s only summer opera festival is held in Edmonton. The festival consists of four Mainstage Operas performed over the course of the festival.

Jun 20 - Jun 28, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Music

Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for the 8th annual Summer Solstice Music Festival. Chinese erhu master George Gao, joins pianist Sara Davis Buechner, violinist Lara St. John, and a line-up of North America’s finest performers for an exciting weekend of concerts. Experience this year's innovative and diverse programs that explore folk traditions as well as music spanning the Baroque to modern day.

Jun 15 - Jun 25, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

Guests can expect exciting performance opportunities and workshops with international guests. Edmonton’s premiere destination for improvised comedy. Improvaganza features affordable, high-energy improvisation and alternative theatre to its audiences, while providing an opportunity for participation. Improvaganza is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual international Improv festival. 

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Food| Music

Porkapalooza is a BBQ competition with tonnes of entertainment! Enjoy a food festival that explores the art and culture of BBQ. 

Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2016
Beaumont, AB
Music

The Beaumont Blues Festival (BBRF) is an annual music festival that features a number of all Canadian musical acts. The festival location has changed to Four Seasons Park which lies right in the heart of the Town of Beaumont, Alta.   

Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2016
Camrose, AB
Arts & Culture| Sports

Head to Camrose for the annual Spring Classic Indoor Pro Rodeo. Round up your favourite cowpokes and get ready to enjoy one of Alberta’s best rodeos, including more tha 300 competitors and 4,000 spectators.

Jan 21 - Jan 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB
Arts & Culture

The International Ice Carving Competition kicks off the festival, as 10 teams of ice carvers create icy masterpieces. For the 10 festival days expect lots of outdoor fun. There will be ice and snow exhibits, an interactive children's play area, the famous giant ice slide and much more.