Events

Year-Round Entertainment in Edmonton

#ExploreEdmonton and the year-round entertainment, festivals and events in the city.

  • Edmonton Pride Festival

    June 9 – 18 Old Strathcona The Edmonton Pride Festival is a 10-day event that features pride-filled entertainment, art, fashion, sports and family-friendly activities.  Old Strathcona  and Whyte Avenue…
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  • Blues on Whyte Block Party

    June 30 – July 2 Whyte Avenue The annual Blues on Whyte Block Party is back for its 6 th  year! Celebrate the Canada Day weekend in Old Strathcona and Whyte Ave for an epic party that includes nine bands…
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  • Sand on Whyte

    June 30 – July 8 CP Rail Land Check out the amazing work of Canadian sand carving artists as they create sand carving magic that tells our Canada 150 story! Click Here  for more information.
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  • Whyte Avenue Art Walk

    July 7 – 9 Whyte Avenue Take a walk through the hearts and minds of artists! For three days, Whyte Avenue will be host to a grand promenade of outdoor art studio and galleries. See over 450 visual artists…
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  • Street Performers Festival

    July 7 – 16 Sir Winston Churchill Square For ten lively days in July, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival brings together artists of all kinds from acrobats and tightrope walkers to…
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  • Taste of Edmonton

    July 20 – 29 Sir Winston Churchill Square Taste of Edmonton is a foodie’s dream with all of the city’s best food and drink gathering together in Churchill Square! Head to the heart of downtown Edmonton…
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  • ITU World Triathlon Edmonton

    July 28 – 29 Hawrelak Park The 6 th  stop of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series, Edmonton will play host to triathletes putting their running, biking and swimming to the test. Click Here  for more…
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  • K-Days

    July 21 – 30 Northlands Edmonton’s biggest summer festival is back at Northlands for 10 days of thrilling rides, deep fried everything and amazing live entertainment! This midway and exhibition is a…
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  • Servus Heritage Festival

    August 5 – 7 Hawrelak Park See the world in a weekend! Taste your way around the globe at Heritage Festival in Hawrelak Park Click Here  for more information.
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  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival

    August 10 – 13 Gallagher Park What has become a summer staple in Edmonton. Think about relaxing on a grassy slope listening to some of the greatest artists and bands from all around the globe with the…
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  • Fringe Theatre Festival

    August 17 – 27 Old Strathcona A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is celebrating their 36th year from August 17 to 27. Get fringing this summer with 10 full…
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  • Servus Edmonton Marathon

    August 19 – 20 It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants will be on a route overlooking the Edmonton River Valley and several iconic Edmonton neighbourhoods…
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  • ATB Tour of Alberta

    September 1 – 4 Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch some of the world’s best cyclist compete for top spot and also take in all the live entertainment, food…
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  • UFC 215

    September 9 Rogers Place The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host to UFC 215 with two title fights: Johnson vs Borg & Nunes vs. Shevchenko! Click Here for more…
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  • FISE World Series Edmonton

    September 15 – 17 Hawrelak Park The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard are back in Hawrelak Park. The Festival International des Sports Extreme (FISE) World Series takes…
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  • Edmonton Pride Festival

    June 9 – 18 Old Strathcona The Edmonton Pride Festival is a 10-day event that features pride-filled…
  • Blues on Whyte Block Party

    June 30 – July 2 Whyte Avenue The annual Blues on Whyte Block Party is back for its 6 th  year! Celebrate…
  • Sand on Whyte

    June 30 – July 8 CP Rail Land Check out the amazing work of Canadian sand carving artists as they create…
  • Whyte Avenue Art Walk

    July 7 – 9 Whyte Avenue Take a walk through the hearts and minds of artists! For three days, Whyte…
  • Street Performers Festival

    July 7 – 16 Sir Winston Churchill Square For ten lively days in July, the Edmonton International Street…
  • Taste of Edmonton

    July 20 – 29 Sir Winston Churchill Square Taste of Edmonton is a foodie’s dream with all of the city’s…
  • ITU World Triathlon Edmonton

    July 28 – 29 Hawrelak Park The 6 th  stop of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series, Edmonton will play…
  • K-Days

    July 21 – 30 Northlands Edmonton’s biggest summer festival is back at Northlands for 10 days of thrilling…
  • Servus Heritage Festival

    August 5 – 7 Hawrelak Park See the world in a weekend! Taste your way around the globe at Heritage…
  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival

    August 10 – 13 Gallagher Park What has become a summer staple in Edmonton. Think about relaxing on…
  • Servus Edmonton Marathon

    August 19 – 20 It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants…
  • Fringe Theatre Festival

    August 17 – 27 Old Strathcona A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre…
  • ATB Tour of Alberta

    September 1 – 4 Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch…
  • UFC 215

    September 9 Rogers Place The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host…
  • FISE World Series Edmonton

    September 15 – 17 Hawrelak Park The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard…
  • Edmonton Pride Festival

    09/06/2017

    June 9 – 18
    Old Strathcona

    The Edmonton Pride Festival is a 10-day event that features pride-filled entertainment, art, fashion, sports and family-friendly activities. Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue will be host to the Edmonton Pride Festival and Pride Parade on June 10!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Blues on Whyte Block Party

    29/06/2017

    June 30 – July 2
    Whyte Avenue

    The annual Blues on Whyte Block Party is back for its 6th year! Celebrate the Canada Day weekend in Old Strathcona and Whyte Ave for an epic party that includes nine bands on three stages, six food trucks and 40 different vendors.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Sand on Whyte

    30/06/2017

    June 30 – July 8
    CP Rail Land

    Check out the amazing work of Canadian sand carving artists as they create sand carving magic that tells our Canada 150 story!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Whyte Avenue Art Walk

    07/07/2017

    July 7 – 9
    Whyte Avenue

    Take a walk through the hearts and minds of artists! For three days, Whyte Avenue will be host to a grand promenade of outdoor art studio and galleries. See over 450 visual artists showcase their work throughout Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Street Performers Festival

    15/07/2017

    July 7 – 16
    Sir Winston Churchill Square

    For ten lively days in July, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival brings together artists of all kinds from acrobats and tightrope walkers to puppeteers and comedians. Come down to Churchill Square as there will be live performances all day long!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • ITU World Triathlon Edmonton

    28/07/2017

    July 28 – 29
    Hawrelak Park

    The 6th stop of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series, Edmonton will play host to triathletes putting their running, biking and swimming to the test.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Taste of Edmonton

    28/07/2017

    July 20 – 29
    Sir Winston Churchill Square

    Taste of Edmonton is a foodie’s dream with all of the city’s best food and drink gathering together in Churchill Square! Head to the heart of downtown Edmonton this summer for great food and drink with some amazing musical acts throughout the day!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • K-Days

    29/07/2017

    July 21 – 30
    Northlands

    Edmonton’s biggest summer festival is back at Northlands for 10 days of thrilling rides, deep fried everything and amazing live entertainment! This midway and exhibition is a must every summer in Edmonton.

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Servus Heritage Festival

    06/08/2017

    August 5 – 7
    Hawrelak Park

    See the world in a weekend! Taste your way around the globe at Heritage Festival in Hawrelak Park

    Click Here for more information.

  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival

    12/08/2017

    August 10 – 13
    Gallagher Park

    What has become a summer staple in Edmonton. Think about relaxing on a grassy slope listening to some of the greatest artists and bands from all around the globe with the city skyline as your backdrop. It’s a music festival like no other!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Servus Edmonton Marathon

    19/08/2017

    August 19 – 20

    It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants will be on a route overlooking the Edmonton River Valley and several iconic Edmonton neighbourhoods along the way!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Fringe Theatre Festival

    26/08/2017

    August 17 – 27
    Old Strathcona

    A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is celebrating their 36th year from August 17 to 27. Get fringing this summer with 10 full days of theatre, street performers, live storytelling and of course food!

    Click Here for more information.

  • ATB Tour of Alberta

    03/09/2017

    September 1 – 4

    Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch some of the world’s best cyclist compete for top spot and also take in all the live entertainment, food and activities going on at the festival.

    Click Here for more information.

  • UFC 215

    08/09/2017

    September 9
    Rogers Place

    The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host to UFC 215 with two title fights: Johnson vs Borg & Nunes vs. Shevchenko!

    Click Here for more information.

  • FISE World Series Edmonton

    16/09/2017

    September 15 – 17
    Hawrelak Park

    The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard are back in Hawrelak Park. The Festival International des Sports Extreme (FISE) World Series takes place September 15 – 17 and watch as athletes compete with their death-defying tricks in front of a crowd of thousands!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC