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20 festivals and events

Year round

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

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

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

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

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

Indulge in your love of the silver screen during 10 days of independent, international and eye-opening films.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Boston qualifier marathon hits Edmonton on August 18-19.

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

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

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

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

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

cariwest caribbean arts festival edmonton

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