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

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

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

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.

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!

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.

Bring your family down to Rice Howard Way and say goodbye to winter... at least for now.

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

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

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

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

k-days edmonton northlands

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

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

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

Deep Freeze Festival Edmonton

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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!

Celebrate the Season with festivities at the Alberta Legislature.

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