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Blues on Whyte is closing down Whyte Avenue From June 30-July 2 for a big summer block party!

Edmonton becomes the site of an international gathering of aboriginal filmmakers, actors, performers and artists.

Indulge in your love of the silver screen during 10 days of independent, international and eye-opening films.

Ice carvings, a giant ice slide, and much more await you at Ice on Whyte!

FISE world series edmonton

FISE World Series Edmonton in Hawrelak Park, September 15-17.

Enjoy an educational and entertaining experience at the Mosquers Film Festival.

Yuk it up during four days of funny at six diverse venues across the city.

Kaleido Fest is a wonderful collision of music, theatre, dance, literary arts, film and visual arts.

Reconnect with your inner child for a five day immersion into music, magic, theatre, puppetry and just plain fun.

See one of Cirque Du Soleil's most acclaimed creations under the big top at Northlands Coliseum.

Edmonton Design Week brings 9 days of installations, workshops, pop-ups and more.

TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final

See the best in the world compete in the ITU World Triathlon.

Musical mavericks, dancing and great food under open skies are all part of the funky three-day summer festival.

The All is Bright Festival brings musical performances, street hockey, fire dancers, axe throwing and much more!

The Boston qualifier marathon hits Edmonton on August 19-20.

edmonton folk music festival

A dizzying four days of music, great food and a stellar setting during the Edmonton Folk Music Festival.

Get thee to a festival that brings the works of the Bard into the realm of everyone from kids to scholars.

Top acoustic and electric blues acts from around the world rock the house.

You’ve heard of Ice on Whyte, now we’ve got Sand on Whyte!

Come face-to-face with your favorite Pixar film characters like Buzz Lightyear, Dory, and more at TELUS World of Science!

Celebrate unity, diversity and pride during one of Western Canada’s biggest LGBTQ festivals.

When it comes to rock and roll, there's nothing quite like the live experience!

Downtown transforms into a giant pop-up art show when hundreds of free outdoor events take over the city's core.

This Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival is an epic 55 km cross-country ski loppet.

Latin dancing, music and savory food take over Churchill Square.

edmonton international fringe theatre festival

Experience dynamic, innovative theatre during North America’s biggest and oldest fringe festival.

Edmonton Valley Zoo Festival of Light

See the Edmonton Valley Zoo in a whole new way at Zoominescence, A Festival of Light!

Edmonton's alternative comedy festival.

Kick up your heels at a real Western agricultural fair.

Downtown Edmonton will transform into the grounds of a music festival the October. Catch your favourite acts at Up+DT!

Deep Freeze Festival Edmonton

Celebrate and embrace winter culture and games at Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival.

Bigger and better, Edmonton’s International Beerfest is back this April!

Discover The Flying Canoe, a combination of a French-Canadian and First-Nations legends.

whyte avenue art walk

Hundreds of artists take over 4 km of Whyte Avenue's sidewalks for 3 days every July. What a great souvenir!

Expect to be dazzled by live aerobatic performances at the Edmonton Airshow!

Get ready to see some of hockey's future stars at the Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament.

Don't miss Sustainival, an amazingly fun carnival powered entirely by green energy!

Travel around the world in a single weekend; a melting pot of multi-cultural sights, sounds and aromas.

Step into your own personal snow globe with Edmonton's Festival of Trees.

dragon boat races edmonton

Bring a full tank of energy and cheer on the colourful dragon boat teams as they sprint down the river to the finish.

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

Glitzy parade costumes, dancing in the streets to island rhythms, and exotic cuisine transform downtown.

edmonton street performers festival

Unicyclists, puppeteers, and acrobats unleash their outlandish street theatre acts during ten lively summer days.

Litfest is a festival, a movable feast. At LitFest, nonfiction content comes to life.

Make your way to Giovanni Caboto Park for this two day family-friendly festival celebrating the full spectrum of talent and culture in central Edmonton

Celebrate the Season with festivities at the Alberta Legislature.

Expect thrills and a few dramatic buck offs at Canada’s biggest indoor pro rodeo.

Nibble and sip your way through the entire city at the ultimate dine-around – Taste of Edmonton.

k-days edmonton northlands

Don’t miss the thrill and excitement of K-Days, full of rides, games, and the most fun imaginable!

Six stages of pure cycling, don't miss the Tour of Alberta!

Cheer on the chefs that are competing to represent Canada at the World Food Championships!

The PBR Global Cup brings prfessional bull riding wrapped in a rock concert environment to Rogers Place.

There is so much to see and do at Silver Skate, and like the city, this festival comes to life.

Enjoy some of the most talented jazz musicians from around the world.

Groove over to BreakOut West, a city-wide music festival featuring the best in western Canadian talent!

Experience theatre, dance, film, yoga, spoken word, visual art and music at SkirtsAfire HerArts Festival!