Book Your Stay in Edmonton Now

46 festivals and events

Filter by
Show me events for
Year round
Deep Freeze Festival Edmonton

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

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

The Boston qualifier marathon hits Edmonton on August 20-21.

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

Edmonton's summer music festival extraordinaire, Sonic Boom, is back September 3 and 4!

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

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

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

Cheer on the host Canadian team at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship!

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

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.

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

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

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

Kick up your heels at a real Western agricultural fair.

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

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

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

MidAutumn Festival Edmonton

Watch wishing boats fill the waters in front of City Hall at the MidAutumn Festival!

k-days edmonton northlands

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

Experience Angry Birds in real life and embark on a wild adventure at the TELUS World of Science!

Edmonton Valley Zoo Festival of Light

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

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!

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

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

Celebrate the Season with festivities at the Alberta Legislature.

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

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

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

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

taste of edmonton

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

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

edmonton international fringe theatre festival

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

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

edmonton folk music festival

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

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

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

Join Edmonton's emerging artists and watch as hundreds of young performers take the stage at Nextfest!

This winter, explore a two acre winter wonderland in Hawrelak Park!

Get all the details on what's going on in Edmonton during Rodeo Week!

candy cane lane edmonton

Take a stroll through this west end neighbourhood's holiday lights and decorations display!

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

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

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

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

freewill shakespeare festival

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