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10 festivals and events

The Arts
Year round

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.

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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