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15 festivals and events

The Arts

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

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

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

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

Edmonton Design Week brings 9 days of installations, workshops, pop-ups and more.

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

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!

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

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

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

edmonton international fringe theatre festival

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

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

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.