The Works Art & Design Festival

Edmonton transforms into a massive celebration of art and design.

Dive into a whirlwind of creativity at The Works Art & Design Festival - downtown's vibrant celebration of visual art and design, and North America’s largest free outdoor art extravaganza! Embark on an artistic journey over the Canada Day Long Weekend, surrounded by breathtaking installations, captivating performances, and hands-on workshops.

Gather your family and friends to join the excitement in Churchill Square! From the young to the young at heart, everyone can take part in the festivities and interactive exhibits. Plus, enjoy a bustling licensed patio area for adults to unwind. Let your imagination run wild as The Works ignites the city with a burst of creativity – mark your calendars for a long weekend like no other!

The Works Summer Solstice Celebration

Kick off the summer at The Works Summer Solstice Celebration on June 21! This unforgettable evening of entertainment and fine fare and marks the 39th Works Art & Design Festival, featuring a host cocktail reception, a celebration of scholarship recipients, a delectable Food is Art Dinner Experience with Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s Chef John Lance and his culinary team, live art performances, live music by Manny V y su Esquina, and a dance party where you can learn the Salsa!

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