Jaywalker's Jamboree

Alberta's oldest outdoor fair celebrates community with a two-day street fest that invites you to jaywalk through the shops, arts and culture of Camrose. Come join the Jamboree!


Festival Dates: -
Location: Camrose, Alberta

You might get a ticket for jaywalking any other time of year, but not during the annual Jaywalker's Jamboree. The two-day festival is about breaking the rules by meandering right down the middle of the main thoroughfare of Camrose on 50th Street. 

Shop. Eat. Play games. Hop on a midway ride. That's just part of the fun during the annual event. 

Learn why the Jaywalker's Jamboree is more than just a sidewalk sale.


The Jaywalker's Jamboree features dozens of entertainers, from local dance clubs, bands and singers. 

Food vendors serve up an array of foods, from Norwegian lefse (a potato and flour flatbread) slathered in butter and cinnamon sugar, to good old favourites like hot buttered corn on the cob, burgers, fries and mini doughnuts. There will also be Ukrainian, Mexican and Asian goodies on hand, too. 

Other activities:

  • Pancake breakfast is offered each morning on the south side of Candler Art Gallery
  • Support a good local cause with many service clubs holding fundraisers and raffles.
  • There's a special midway area for children, plus face-painting, clowns and other activities.
  • West Coast Amusements will be on-site providing midway rides and games for all ages. 
  • Train rides are offered at the Mirror Lake Arbor‎ throughout Jaywalkers from 11 a.m.. to 7 p.m. each day


Schedule Of Events 

* no 2023 info to date; based on previous years

  • Daily pancake breakfasts - Friday, 7-9 a.m., Sat. 7:30-9:30 a.m. (sponsored by OPT)
  • Booths open 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday
  • Midway rides:  9:30 a.m. -11 p.m.‎ Friday and 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 


  • Mainstage entertainment during breakfasts, and from noon - 8 p.m. Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday 
  • Centre Stage: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday

Pack your golf clubs

Did you know Camrose is home to the beautiful and challenging Camrose Golf Course? While you're attending the Jaywalker's Jamboree, pack your clubs and take in a round of golf. See golf and stay packages here.

Learn why the Jaywalker's Jamboree is more than just a sidewalk sale.

Hit the lake after enjoying the Jaywalkers Jamboree. Head to north to Lac La Biche and Bonnyville and #TakeItToTheLake. Details here.

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