Events and Festivals in Edmonton

The most popular festivals in Edmonton take place over the summer, which is the peak tourist season as well as time when the locals enjoy the outdoors.

  • Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival (August): The oldest and largest fringe theatre festival in North America, Edmonton Fringe has been around for over 3 decades and showcases the best in international and local performances.
  • Works Art & Design Festival (June/July): A thirteen-day visual arts festival that features exhibits from local and international artists.
  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival (August): A four-day outdoor musical extravaganza which covers multiple genres from blues to Celtic and gospel.
  • Edmonton Heritage Festival (August): Held in William Hawrelak Park, the festival celebrates Edmonton’s diverse culture over three days with fun, music, food and entertainment.
  • A Taste of Edmonton (July): One of the most popular food festivals in the city, it promises to tantalize your taste buds with the many options of global cuisine.  

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