Book Your Stay in Edmonton Now

30 festivals and events

Location:
All
Category:
Family
Season:
Year round

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

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

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 Boardwalk Ice on Whyte!

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

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

Join cyclists from around the globe and participate in one of the biggest cycling events in North America!

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

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

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

Get your jersey and your face paint ready, the 106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw is coming to Edmonton in 2018!

Kick up your heels at a real Western agricultural fair.

Escape to Luminaria for some winter serenity at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.

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

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!

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

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

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 international fringe theatre festival

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

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.

k-days edmonton northlands

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

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

Rainmaker Rodeo and Exhibition Edmonton

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

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

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

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

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

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

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