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Canada Day in Mundare

Celebrate Canada with a pancake breakfast, parade and fireworks.

 

Canada Day in Elk Point

Celebrate Canada with a pancake breakfast, parade and fireworks. 

 

Canada Day in Daylands

Pancake breakfast, kids’ bike parade, hamburger and hot dog lunch and more.

 

Canada Day in Camrose

Activities for everyone. Fireworks at night.

 

Canada Day in Bonnyville

Celebrate Canada’s birthday in the community of Bonnyville. 

 

Bruce Stampede

Featuring concerts, pony chariot  chuckwagon races, a rodeo, RCMP musical ride, parade and more. 

 

Boyle Rodeo

Pancake breakfast, garage sale, children’s activities, live music and rodeo competition.

 

Bears and Berries Festival

For everyone who loves bears and berries. Includes delicious berry desserts, a teddy-bear picnic, story telling, bear- and berry-themed craft sale, historical tours, nature talk and barbecue.

 

68th Annual Hardisty Rodeo

A good-old rodeo with a street fair, an open-air dance and parade.

 

Westerner Days Fair & Exposition

Live music, rides and other family friendly attractions.

 

Vul-Con

Celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary! Expect it to be bigger, better and more spocky. 2016’s celebration will be bringing out Star Trek guests each day.

 

Terminus Festival

Featuring performances by Cold Cave, the Present Moment, 16 Volt, Caustic, Daniel Myer, Kite, Them Are Us Too and many more. 

 

Taste of Okotoks

Experience the delicious foods and drinks from Okotoks. While you feast, enjoy live music, family entertainment and much more. Bring your empty stomach.

 

Sinister 7 Ultra Marathon

A 161km course that will take you through the most rugged, remote and beautiful terrain in the Rocky Mountains.

 

Ponoka Stampede

With chuckwagon races, a rodeo and performances by Big Sugar, 54-40 and Clint Black.

 

Lacombe Days

Parade, pancake breakfast, music festival, fireworks, car races and more

 

Crowsnest Pass Doors Open & Heritage Festival

A celebration of culture, history and heritage from the beautiful Crowsnest Pass. 

 

Coutts Centre Arts Festival

A day of family fun that includes music, magic, hands-on art activities, a Shakespeare play and food, set in the beautiful gardens at the Coutts Centre. 

 

Chasing Summer 2016

Western Canada’s most anticipated outdoor EDM event of the summer returns to Calgary for its fourth year.  

 

Canmore Folk Festival

The longest-running folk music festival in Alberta. This year features the Milk Carton Kids, Basia Bulat, John Wort Hannam, Kacy & Clayton and more. 

 

Canada’s Gospel Music Celebration

Exhibits and music celebrating gospel music.

 

Canada Day in Rimbey

Join Rimbey in the Canada Day celebrations! Fireworks, food, fun … the whole shebang. 

 

Canada Day in Red Deer

Celebrate Canada Day between Edmonton and Calgary.  

 

Canada Day in Okotoks

Celebrate the many cultures in Okotoks through food, music and dance. Activities will include cake cutting, multicultural entertainment as well as games and crafts for the kids. Plus, enjoy free swim activities at the Recreation Centre.

 

Canada Day in Crowsnest Pass

Celebrate Canada Day in the Rockies.  

 

Canada Day in Canmore

Free breakfast, parade, marching band, fireworks and more.

 

Canada Day in Banff

Celebrate Canada’s birthday with floats and all the bells and whistles that come with Canada Day! Moose and bear may or may not be included.

 

Camrose Cruisers Car Show – Show N Shine

Featuring awards for the shiny toys, a mainstreet cruise along 50 Street and a drive-in movie.

 

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Features a wide variety of artists including hip-hop, alternative, blues, and world acts. This year includes performances from Tallest Man On Earth, Oh Pep!, Foy Vance, Whitehorse, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, the Cave Singers, Elizabeth Cook, Sam Outlaw, Braids and many […]

 

Calgary Stampede

It’s time again for the greatest outdoor show on Earth. The Stampede includes the annual rodeo, parade, midway, stage shows, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions with concert performances by Lady Antellebum, Jeff Dunham and more.

 

Calgary International Blues Festival

The 12th-annual Calgary Bluesfest celebrates the best in blues with four days and nights of non-stop music, followed by the nightly Twilight Blues Series dance parties. 

 

Annual Nanton Round Up Days

The Annual Nanton Round Up Days is fun-filled weekend packed with events for the entire family. This year the Canadian High School Rodeo Finals will be hosted in Nanton during Round Up Days.

 

129th Annual Exhibition & Stampede

Featuring four fun-filled days of world-class entertainers and rodeo cowboys—and don’t count out the West Coast Midway. Fill your belly with corndogs, candy floss, elephant ears, ice cream and every other midway food out there. There will also be visual […]

 

Vilna Cowboy Fest

This weekend event is filled with music, performances, stories, poetry and art of the cowboy variety.

 

Peace Regional Air Show

Airplanes take the skies in this show.

 

MD of Peace 100th Anniversary Celebration

Parade, dinner and dance

 

Magnificent River Rats Festival

Featuring modern rock, country, blues and folk music. With performances by Danny Hooper, Captain Tractor, Fred Penner and many more. 

 

Le Tour de l’Alberta

The 22nd anniversary of  Alberta’s largest single-day recreational ride through a 100 km and 185 km route.

 

Highridge Amateur Rodeo

This rodeo includes beer gardens, bareback riding, bull riding, wild-cow milking and more. 

 

Hawg Flatts Annual Rally

A motorcycle rally with camping, live music, a show-and-shine and pig roast.

 

32nd Grand North American Old Time Fiddle Championship

World-class fiddling with a Jr Showcase, open mic/dance, fiddle contest and camping.

 

Wild Mountain Music Festival

A three-day family friendly music-and-art festival located in the serene foothills north of Hinton. Musical offerings from Dan Mangan, Serena Ryder, Buffy Sainte-Marie and the Rural Alberta Advantage. 

 

Teepee Creek Stampede

For its 100th year, there will be chuckwagon races, daily rodeo events, live music, a family dance and more. Music from David Lee Murphy, Tim Hicks, Montgomery Gentry and more.

 

Sasquatch Gathering 21

Featuring the talents of Post Script, the Gibson Block, Saint-Pierre, Astronauts, the Hillties, Justine Vandergrift Trio, REND, White Lightning and myriad others.

 

Pembina River Nights

Featuring LeE HARVeY OsMOND, Petunia and the Vipers, Lucas Chaisson, Kat Danser, Short of Able and more.

 

Kin Mini Slo Pitch Tournament

This tournament plays host to 272 Mixed Open Division Teams with cash and prizes totalling more than $60 000. There’ll be live entertainment each night, beer gardens and more. 

 

Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival

Jugglers, acrobats, musicians, facepainters and installation artists take over downtown.

 

Föhn Festival

Celebrate Hinton’s rich multiculturalism.

 

Entwistle Rodeo

An amateur rodeo with plenty of fun. 

 

Chip Lake Music Festival

Held near the scenic Chip Lake, beautiful music will be surrounding this area.

 

Canada Day in Jasper

Celebrate Canada Day near the mountains. Who knows—maybe even the park’s animals will be there to celebrate too.

 

Canada Day in Historic Dunvegan

Originally established 62 years before Canada became a country, the First Nations, fur trade and missionary activity that occurred all contributed to the formation of our great nation. Explore Dunvegan’s four fully restored historic buildings, playing games, learning a craft, […]

 

Canada Day in Grande Prairie

Watch the annual Canada Day Parade. The parade will head through downtown, but the exact route will be announced closer to the date.

 

Canada Day in Edson

A variety of celebrations for Canada’s birthday.

 

Whistler Children’s Festival

With a diverse lineup of live performers, hands-on creative workshops, roving entertainment and free activities, this festival is the largest of its kind in the region.

 

Wanderlust Festival

Five days of yoga, music, workshops and sustainable food. Musical lineup includes José González, Steel Pulse, Tasha Blank, Sheela Bringi, Dj Drez and more.

 

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

This year’s performers include Joe Jackson, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Hiromi: The Trio Project, Oliver Jones Trio and more.

 

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Music festival with a focus on the folk, roots and blues. Performers include the New Pornographers , Mike Edel, the Crooked Brothers, Little Scream and more.

 

Ukee Days

The seaside community of Ucluelet explodes into a summery haze of live music, parades, games, fun, food, entertainment, logger sports, kidZone, beer gardens and much more.

 

TD Victoria International Jazz Festival

Featuring the musical sounds of Gregory Porter, case/lang/veirs, Oliver Jones Trio, Joe Lavano Classic Quartet and much more.

 

Smithers Midsummer Music Festival

Features four daytime stages, headlining performers and dozens of local, regional and national performances. This year features Freak Heat Waves, Jennis and much more. Opportunities for kids, crafts and organized activities plus a variety of musician workshops, food vendors, crafts […]

 

Vancouver Island Music Fest

Six stages, riverside camping and family activities. Featuring an amazing lineup including Qristina & Quinn Bachand, John Prine, Serena Ryder, 54-40, the Trews, Matt Andersen, Cécile Doo-Kingué and more.

 

Rockin’ River Music Fest

Four days of country music, three stages and more than 20 bands. Camping available.

 

Rock of the Woods

Bordered by the Cowichan River, the festival grounds offer an unparalleled setting with camping among the trees and enjoying the gorgeous weather of late July. Listen to the sounds of Five Alarm Funk, Bit Funk, Bear Mountain, Vince Vaccaro and […]

 

Pemberton Music Festival

This year’s lineup includes Pearl Jam, J Cole, Kaskade, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, FKA Twigs, Billy Idol, Miguel, Purity Ring, Die Antwoord and many more.

 

Motion Notion

Unique stages featuring bands, DJs, free riverside camping, workshops, rafting and more.

 

Kaslo Jazz Festival

Celebrating its 25th year with performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, Rising Appalachia, Frazey Ford, Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra, Oscar Lopez, Delhi 2 Dublin, Shred Kelly and more.

 

Kamloopa Pow Wow

The 37th-annual Kamloopa Powwow is one of the largest celebrations of First Nations’ culture and heritage in Western Canada. The festival is an expression of the Secwepemc people’s heritage and a vibrant display of storytelling, song and dance in traditional […]

 

Filberg Festival

Featuring more than 120 artisans, food and lively entertainment for all ages on nine-acre waterfront Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park. No dogs, please.

 

Center of Gravity

Canada’s hottest beach festival returns to Kelowna—this  time with EDM heavyweights Skrillex, Afrojack, Showtek, Machine Gun Kelly and others.

 

Carnaval Del Soul

The biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, Carnaval Del Sol recreates the atmosphere of a vibrant city plaza in Latin America at Concord Pacific Place.

 

Burn in the Forest

An annual interactive arts festival that follows the Ten Principles of Burning Man, providing West Coasters with an authentic Burning Man experience.

 

Billy Barker Days

A family friendly festival celebrating the area’s Gold Rush heritage. There’ll be musical performances, food, and of course, a park full of people.

 

Bella Coola Music Festival

Celebrating its 17th year, the festival has a lineup including roots, rock, world, blues, folk and more. There’s also an interactive children’s site, food and craft vendors and workshops.

 

Armstrong Metalfest

Armstrong MetalFest is the emerging heavy-metal festival to attend, located in the heart of BC. Featuring more than 30 local and international musicians together at the Hassen Arena in the small town of Armstrong. Camping is included with your ticket.

 

ArtsWells Festival

Over 100 musical acts on 12 stages over four days, plus  over 30 workshops and screening of independent films.

 

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival

This is for the Shakespeare fans and theatre lovers. Shakespeare plays—this year performances are J.Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Roving Show—are performed on the Saskatchewan River.

 

Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

For 10 days the city bursts into jazz, funk, pop and world music. This year features Ms Lauryn Hill, Metric, Corey Harris, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more.

 

PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival

One of Saskatoon’s favourite summer events featuring more than 200 independant theatre shows and great family entertainment on the street.

 

Ness Creek Music Festival

Featuring a slew of musical talent including Yukon Blonde, Good For Grapes, Les Hay Babies, Danny Michel and more.

 

Craven Country Jamoboree 2016

Performances  by Alabama, Kentucky Headhunters, Kacey Musgraves,  Zac Brown Band and more. 

 

Connect 21

It’s an EDM party on the prairies, ya’ll. The fest features plenty of EDM musicians from local to international acts to get your a$$ shaking and your toes tapping. Don’t forget the glowsticks!

 

FC Edmonton

vs Carolina Railhawks.

 

Fairy Berry Festival

Sprinkle a bit of magic and whimsy into this corn maze adventure to the farm! Fairies, pirates, homemade berry shortcake, folk music, and maze adventures in the Mindbender and Kidz Corn Mazes are all part of the family fun! The […]

 

Devon Pottery Guild Show & Sale

An exhibition and sale by members of the Devon Pottery Guild. Get a chance to meet the artists too.

 

Heritage Festival

Come to Hawrelak Park for an annual celebration of Canadian cultural diversity. Eighty-five cultures at 60 outdoor pavilions feature non-stop international music, dancing, food, arts and crafts, costumes and more. Enjoy everything that Canadians have to offer by seeing where […]

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Parkland County Art Show

An exhibition and sale by members of the Parkland Art Club. Get a chance to meet the artists too.

 

Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival

Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs, and enjoy a weekend of bluegrass music. Don’t miss out on seeing the Earls of Leicester, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers and many more.

 

Park After Dark

Every Friday night. Thoroughbred horse racing meets one of Edmonton’s largest patio parties. Drink specials, live DJ and more.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Jump With Hope For Kids With Cancer Horse Show

Watch different displays of talents from horses.

 

Edmonton Eskimos

vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

 

Date Night: Craft Beer and Croquet II

Because beer and lawn games rule summer, this popular event is offered twice in the Date Night lineup. Come to the Garden for an evening of relaxed pleasure.

 

Big Valley Jamboree

One of the biggest parties of the year. Featuring the talents of Andy Houser, Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt, Jo Dee Messina, Gary Allen, Doc Walker, and more.

 

FC Edmonton

vs New York Cosmos.

 

Qualico Patio Series

Every Wed night until Aug 31 • Featuring an eclectic variety of pop, jazz, world, Celtic, folk, blues and country from local and touring musicians.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Tiger Tails

Celebrate the majestic tiger at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Face painting, arts and crafts and more.

 

Sunny Summer Fair

An old-fashioned country fair with historic crafts, time-honoured games and the fruits of the harvest. Enjoy hand-made crafts and lively music. Test your skills with old-fashioned carnival games. Square off for contests and prizes for both children and adults.

 

Rooted Art Show

Twenty selected artists share their vision of the world in an art show and sale, situated in an idyllic setting beside the Garden’s Grebe Pond.

 

Sting & Peter Gabriel: Rock Paper Scissors

 

Slide the City Edmonton

Experience the ride of your life riding a 1000-foot water slide (that’s the size of three football fields). If you want to keep dry, there will be live music, food, drinks and games to enjoy, too.

 

Edmonton Eskimos

vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

 

Photographer’s Drop-in Morning

A chance to capture the early-morning light and stillness of the Garden, before it opens to the public for the day. Photographers at all levels of experience, from beginner to expert, are welcome. DBG Staff Photographer Paul Swanson will be […]

 

Sourdough Raft Race

Build a raft to participate in the fun. Compete to win prize money in one of several categories.

 

Pupusa Festival

A family oriented afternoon with live music, dancers, ethnic food, games, pupusa-eating contests and more. Take the opportunity to savour a different taste and to practice your Spanish.

 

Chris Cornell: Higher Truth

 

Street Legal

 

K-Days

The biggest thing to hit town every summer, with a whole new attitude. Experience the sights and sounds of the fair with a midway, shopping, food and music with performances by Ria Mae, Jess Moskaluke, Shawn Hook, Moist,  X Ambassadors, […]

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Okotoks.

 

Park After Dark

Every Friday night. Thoroughbred horse racing meets one of Edmonton’s largest patio parties. Drink specials, live DJ and more.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Kenny Shields and Streetheart

 

Interstellar Rodeo

This fest offers music lovers a chance to see some of the hottest bands and solo artists out there today. Featuring performances by Sam Roberts Band, Lord Huron, Jose Gonzalez, Cat Power, Sam Outlaw, Whitehorse and myriad others.

 

Canadian Food Championships

Events Edmonton has partnered with the World Food Championships (WFC) to host one exclusive qualifying event in 2016 for Canada. The Canadian Food Championships is a year-long search for Canada’s best cooks—from amateur to professional.  The competition will determine who […]

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Brooks.

 

Date Night: Ukrainian Night

A Ukrainian dance performance, and of course, a perogie supper.

 

Taste of Edmonton

Up to 40 local restaurants offer one savory and one sweet dish from their menu. There is a large stage on the Square with daily entertainment, too.

 

Dark Matters: Science of Sex

Dark Matters is an 18+ event, where the science is served on the rocks and the adults come out to play. Last year’s most popular event is back in 2016 with guest experts who will explore the science of this […]

 

Qualico Patio Series

Every Wed night until Aug 31 • Featuring an eclectic variety of pop, jazz, world, Celtic, folk, blues and country from local and touring musicians.

 

Brit Floyd – World Tour 2016

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Lethbridge.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Taste of the Past

Take a step back in time! Sit in the shade and enjoy the view while sampling different historic foods, or take a walk with one of the interpreters to discover more about St Albert’s history.

 

FC Edmonton

vs Ottawa Fury.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Fort McMurray.

 

YogaLife in the Park

Class by cash donation (with proceeds going towards the Red Cross disaster relief effort in Fort McMurray) • Yoga in the park. Bring your mat, water bottle and towel.

 

Parks Day at Elk Island

Get back to nature this Parks Day at Elk Island National Park. With musical performances, children and adults alike will experience nature like never before. Try your hand at “Learn To” activities including fire building, pemmican making and canoeing!

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Fort McMurray.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Yorkton.

 

Alabama

18+ only. Alabama is an American country, Southern rock and bluegrass band formed in Fort Payne, Alabama in 1969.

 

Wine and Wildlife Night: Paint Night

Adult-only event. Come paint at the zoo! With the guidance of an artist, create an animal-themed painting as you sip on some wine samples and enjoy tasty appetizers. A zoo resident will also get into the painting spirit, creating their […]

 

Vibe

Once a month on Friday nights, the AGA is the after-work place to be as the gallery is transformed into a laid-back lounge with Vibe, a pop-up live music showcase to wind down your week.

 

Park After Dark

Every Friday night. Thoroughbred horse racing meets one of Edmonton’s largest patio parties. Drink specials, live DJ and more.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

2016 Alberta Summer Games

Over 3000 athletes, coaches and officials from across Alberta will be in Leduc to compete, learn and share the experience of a lifetime.

 

Date Night: Waltz Lessons with U of A Dance Club

Learn this graceful dance in a fun and supportive atmosphere, led by experts from the U of A Dance Club. No experience required.

 

Cocktails at Pam’s

Teatro’s ultimate party piece in its first revival since 2001. Davina Stewart and Leona Brausen head a vast cast including Jeff Haslam, Andrew MacDonald-Smith, Cathleen Rootsaert, Julien Arnold, Barbara Gates Wilson, Andrea House, Mark Bellamy, Julie Orton, and Beth Graham.

 

Capitol Theatre Cinema Series: Singin’ in the Rain

Every Thursday. Enjoy classic films on the big screen. Playing: Singing in the Rain (1952). A perennial favourite, and our most-requested movie at the Capitol Theatre. A perfect match for our hidden gem of a theatre! Don’t miss it, come […]

 

Alley Kat Brewery Tours

Interested in how grain becomes beer? Want to see the brewing process in action? Alley Kat is always game to chat beer with folks.

 

Qualico Patio Series

Featuring an eclectic variety of pop, jazz, world, Celtic, folk, blues and country from local and touring musicians.

 

An Evening with Huey Lewis & The News

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Newsies

Based on the 1992 film, Newsies leaps onto the stage with soaring choreography and a score from the Oscar–winning composer Alan Menken. 

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Yorkton.

 

Bracket Racing

 

Save Our Sea Ice Day

Did you know that the Edmonton Valley Zoo is an ambassador for Polar Bears International? Together they are fighting against climate change. Arctic crafts, science experiments and other activities are sure to keep you busy. Learn how you can be […]

 

FC Edmonton

vs Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Lethbridge.

 

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Japanese sweets and tea are provided to guests, as well as an explanation of the tea ceremony.

 

Bracket Racing

 

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal and Cartoon Party

Metro brings you this super-fun, sugar-fuelled event, featuring an all new program of cartoons. Programmed for all ages, the cereal will be all-you-can-eat and the cartoons will last over two hours.

 

Muttstock 2016

The biggest dog and music event of the summer. From live bands to dog demos, from face painting to a doggy waterpark, there are lots of free activities for the family planned. Bring yourself, your family, your dog and your […]

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Medicine Hat.

 

Seven Music Fest

The festival is back for a second year with performances from the Elwins, Walk Off The Earth, the Bros Landreth, Dear Rouge, Leeroy Stagger and many more.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Color Me Rad

A 5 km fun race where colour stations will cover you in pink, yellow, green, blue and violet as you run through them. All participants will receive entry, a T-shirt, knee-high socks and free photos.

 

Street Legal

 

Whyte Ave Art Walk

Between 100 St and 108 St, Old Strathcona • An outdoor studio and gallery featuring hundreds of working artists.

 

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

Home to over 1500 outdoor performances by musicians, jugglers, acrobats and unicyclists.

 

Edmonton Eskimos

vs Saskatchewan Roughriders.

 

Park After Dark

Every Friday night. Thoroughbred horse racing meets one of Edmonton’s largest patio parties. Drink specials, live DJ and more.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Kids in the Garden – Nature Explorers Camp

For ages 8 to 11 years. For kids who love the wilderness. Spend a week making shelters, going on scavenger hunts and playing games in the forest.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Medicine Hat.

 

Canadian Track & Field Championships

Canada’s best track-and-field athletes will compete for the prestigious honour of being crowned Canadian champion as well as securing a place on the Canadian National Team for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Capitol Theatre Cinema Series: True Grit

Every Thursday. Enjoy classic films on the big screen. Playing: True Grit (1969). John Wayne won his long-deserved Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of fat, mean and drunk Rooster Cogburn.

 

Alley Kat Brewery Tours

Interested in how grain becomes beer? Want to see the brewing process in action? Alley Kat is always game to chat beer with folks.

 

Qualico Patio Series

Every Wed night until Aug 31 • Featuring an eclectic variety of pop, jazz, world, Celtic, folk, blues and country from local and touring musicians.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Chess

At the height of the Cold War, two great chess masters—an American and a Russian—meet to battle for the world championship, and one woman is caught in the middle.

 

Kids in the Garden – Nature Explorers Camp

For ages 8 to 11 years. For kids who love the wilderness. Spend a week making shelters, going on scavenger hunts and playing games in the forest.

 

The Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament

What do Jonathan Toews, Jordan Eberle, Steven Stamkos and 75 other NHL players have in common? They got their start at the Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament. Witness the future of hockey superstardom as the best and brightest lace up their […]

 

Canada Day on the Farm

Grab your bandana and bring the kids to an eco-tourism adventure filled with fun for this Canada Day celebration. Enjoy farm tours, a wild west ghost town, wagon rides, gem mining and more.

 

Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton

This family oriented festival continues to feature tours, workshops and activities at museums, historic sites and community events. The festival showcases the stories of our history and cultural heritage in urban and rural settings.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Melville.

 

YogaLife in the Park

Class by cash donation (with proceeds going towards the Red Cross disaster relief effort in Fort McMurray) • Yoga in the park. Bring your mat, water bottle and towel.

 

Blues on Whyte Block Party

One-day music festival with 10 bands playing three stages with over 70 vendors.

 

Martagon Lily Show

View the subtle shadings and stunning collage of colours from cut stems of locally grown Martagon Lilies in this judged flower show.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Dub FX

 

Street Legal

 

Canada Day on the Farm

Grab your bandana and bring the kids to an eco-tourism adventure filled with fun for this Canada Day celebration. Enjoy farm tours, a wild west ghost town, wagon rides, gem mining and more.

 

Canada Day in St Albert

Pancake breakfast, horse and wagon rides, live music, street hockey, face painting and more.

 

Canada Day in Leduc

With fireworks, music and more.

 

Canada Day in Fort Saskatchewan

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, parade, free cupcakes and ice cream, a midway, live music, special childrens activities, fireworks and more.

 

Canada Day in Elk Island

On Canada Day, enjoy free entry to all of Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas.

 

Canada Day in Devon

Water games, patriotic festivities and more.

 

Canada Day in Bon Accord

Celebrate Canada Day in Bon Accord with plenty of family friendly activities.

 

Canada Day Celebrations in the Garden

Outdoor art displays and demos, musical entertainment, crafts and games for the kids, Canada Day goodies and more.  

 

Canada Day Celebration

Wear your best red and white attire, enjoy a pancake breakfast, sing along to O Canada, listen to music performances, take in demonstrations, play and eat. Fireworks will cap off the day.

 

Sand on Whyte

Sand carving is a performance art, much like ice carving. Professional sand-carving artists will be creating another amazing exhibit in Old Strathcona.

 

Edmonton Prospects Baseball

vs Regina.

 

Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory

Celebrate our nation’s 149th birthday with a visit to the Muttart Conservatory. Enjoy live music, Canada Day crafts and face painting. Treats and fun activities will be happening throughout the day—a fun event for the whole family.

 

Canada Day in Edmonton

Featuring concerts, food, activities, plus a fireworks display in the river valley and lighting of the High Level Bridge.

 

The Weber Brothers

With the Give ‘Em Hell Boys, Jake Ian.

 

Canada Day Fireworks Cruise

Enjoy a cold beverage from the middle of the North Saskatchewan while dazzling fireworks go off.

 

Live Thoroughbred Racing

Live thoroughbred racing. This is the final season for it, so check it out while you can.

 

Astral Harvest

Three nights of music, workshops, performances, live art, conferences, food, markets and so much more. 

 

Edmonton International Jazz Festival

A variety of jazz music that will resonate with the soul. 

 

The Works Art & Design Festival

A cutting-edge festival that brings an extravaganza of the best in contemporary and traditional visual art and design.

 

Freewill Shakespeare Festival

The festival returns outdoors for its 28th season with two plays: Romeo and Juliet and Love’s Labour’s Lost. Evening shows start at 8 pm, and matinees start at 2 pm. There are no shows on Mondays.

 

Henry and Alice into the Wild

When times get tough, the tough go … camping? One of your favourite married couples is back in this much-anticipated, hilarious follow-up to the smash hit Sexy Laundry.