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37 festivals and events


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

Fast? Yes. Extreme? You better believe it! Red Bull Crashed Ice is heading to Edmonton!

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

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

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

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

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

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

See some of the best improvisors in the world at Edmonton's alternative comedy festival.

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

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

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

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

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!

Rainmaker Rodeo and Exhibition Edmonton

Come party like a real cowboy or cowgirl the Rainmaker Rodeo & Exhibition!

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

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

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

edmonton international fringe theatre festival

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

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

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

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

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.

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

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

edmonton folk music festival

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be inspired and spark your creative side at the Edmonton Poetry Festival.

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

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

k-days edmonton northlands

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