Sip your choice of hundreds of wines, local and international, while enjoying fabulous gourmet foods. The annual celebration is held at Shaw Conference Centre.
Little Italy’s Giovanni Caboto Park hosts this annual free festival, offering an alcohol-free, family-friendly celebration of the arts and music; childrens' activities are offered as well.
Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton hosts the annual Street Performers Festival. Since 1984, the festival has entertained millions, featuring magicians, musicians, clowns, dancers, comedy troupes, living statues, jugglers and all sorts of smile-inducing entertainers. This fest is definitely family-friendly.
This popular summer event is held at Northlands and features big name concerts, wonderful shopping, a great selection of food, casino gaming, and plenty of family-friendly activities at Family Fun Town.
Located in historic Old Strathcona, Whyte Avenue breaks out the best at this outdoor event featuring hundreds of artists working before your eyes. You can purchase your favorite works and meet the artist at the same time.
Whyte Street in Old Strathcona is closed off for this festival featuring music, dancing in the streets, all kinds of vendors and food.
Watch a whirlwind of an IndyCar Series race at the Edmonton City Centre Airport near downtown.
Taste the best of Edmonton at this annual fest held at Churchill Square in downtown. Eat, drink, enjoy live music, and definitely be merry!
This premier, non-juried Fringe Festival presents over 500 artists and more than 1,000 bold and outrageous performances. A variety of venues are utilized including the Transalta Arts Barns.
Downtown's Gallagher Park is the site for this annual music festival. Performers from across the world can be found on stage, along with a beer garden, food and crafts
On the third weekend in August, head to the North Saskatchewan River at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park for the exciting Dragon Boat Races. You can enjoy traditional ceremonies as well as a beer garden, exhibitors, vendors and stage entertainment.
Hawrelak Park is the site for this annual multi-cultural fest which attracts hundreds of thousands over the long weekend. Dance, music, amazing food and programs are all featured at this family-friendly event.
Churchill Square is the site for this annual festival celebrating Caribbean arts and heritage. There is a fun parade, live entertainment and the opportunity to taste authentic Caribbean cuisine and drink.
Rub elbows with veteran and up-and-coming filmmakers and actors at this famous fest. Various Edmonton venues are used for screenings.
Shaw Conference Centre is the site for this Wine and Food Festival, popular for over a decade. Sample the finest food, wine, beer and spirits Edmonton has to offer.
Held annually at Rexall Place, the Canadian Finals Rodeo offers all kinds of exciting roping and racing rodeo events along with popular concerts.
Head to the Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands for this annual agriculture and livestock event, held for more than 35 years. You can shop for all things western at over 250 booths; food and artwork are both offered.
January-April – The NLL Rush play their games at Rexall Place. Check their schedule to see if they are in town when visiting Edmonton.
May-September – Head to Foote Field to watch the exciting FC Edmonton, who play in the North American Soccer League.
June-July – See some of the most renowned jazz performers in the world at this annual festival. Various venues are utilized including the fabulous Winspear Centre.
June-July - Held in downtown Edmonton, this free event is popular with artists and patrons alike. Hundreds of exhibits are available for browsing, along with an amazing array of events and activities. Churchill Square is the primary venue but others are utilized as well.
June-July – This popular Bard fest is found at Heritage Amphitheatre, in Hawrelak Park. Check out the schedule ahead of time to choose your favorite play.
June-November – Commonwealth Stadium is the venue for Edmonton Eskimos games. The team is part of the Canadian Football League.
September-March – The “other” hockey team in Edmonton, the Oil Kings matches are also played at Rexall Place. This team participates in the Western Hockey League.
October-April – The Oilers represent the National Hockey League in Edmonton; you can watch their exciting matches at Rexall Place.