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20 festivals and events

Location:
Southside
Category:
All
Season:
Year round

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

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

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.

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

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

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

See the best in the world compete in the ITU World Triathlon.

edmonton international fringe theatre festival

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

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

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

Find art in unexpected places at Found Festival!

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

Blues on Whyte is closing down Whyte Avenue July 1 for a big summer block party!

edmonton folk music festival

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

edmonton street performers festival

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

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

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

Ice carvings, a giant ice slide, and much more await you at Boardwalk Ice on Whyte!

Yuk it up during four days of funny at six diverse venues across the city.