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18 festivals and events

Year round

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

Rainmaker Rodeo and Exhibition Edmonton

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

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

edmonton folk music festival

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

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

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

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

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

Join Edmonton's emerging artists and watch as hundreds of young performers take the stage at Nextfest!

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

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

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

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

k-days edmonton northlands

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

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

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

Downtown Edmonton will transform into the grounds of a music festival the October. Catch your favourite acts at Up+DT!

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!