Your Guide to Folk Fest 2023

By Catherine Dunwoody Catherine Dunwoody is like a proud parent when it comes to boasting about Edmonton – shamelessly sharing the city's attributes with a photo album in her iPhone to boot. As a freelance content creator, she’s circled the globe, and her work has appeared in a wide variety of print and online publications plus broadcast – including Travel & Leisure, The Globe & Mail, Food Network Canada, CTV and more.
Jul 9, 2023

This year, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival takes place August 10-13 at Gallagher Park as usual, and there are some single tickets up for grabs for Thursday and Friday evening! As far as iconic Edmonton experiences go, ‘Folk Fest’ tops the charts as a world class music festival thousands flock to every year, and has grown massively since 1980 when it first started. If you’ve never visited the fest, what are you waiting for?

Hungry? The food trucks are plentiful! Coast Lunch Box is worth a visit for great sandwiches, and check out Filipino ice cream brand Sosyal Scoops. Steve and Dan's will also be at the festival this year with fresh fruit.

Since tickets for Thursday and Friday evening are going fast, we suggest you purchase now! Tickets are sold here.