Festivals

Edmonton’s festival season runs from May until October each year with many Festivals celebrating everything art, culture, music, friends, family and food!

Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions
Alberta Prairie Railways Pumpkin Fest

Head out to Stettler and hop aboard Alberta Prairie Railways to take part in this year’s Pumpkin Fest! Celebrate the season with this unique fall experience happening on October 16, 2021. Guests can look forward to an authentic train ride that leads to fun-filled activities including a petting zoo, performances
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International Children's Festival for the Arts
The International Children’s Festival of the Arts: 40 Years and Counting!

Audience members are always in for a visual treat when they attend a live show presented by the International Children’s Festival of the Arts! For 40 years the annual spring festival has been connecting performers and audiences, giving countless children, youth and the young-at-heart a greater appreciation for the arts.
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DARK: Fort Edmonton Park
Be Afraid of DARK: Fort Edmonton Park

Kids aged 14 and up should come prepared to be afraid of DARK: Fort Edmonton Park.  This series of three spine-chilling displays offers guests an immersive scare experience, perfect for the haunted season. See Fort Edmonton Park in a new light as you experience the Halloween themed haunts, roving entertainment
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kaleido festival 2021
Put on Your Dancing Shoes With Kaleido Family Arts Festival

Put on your dancing shoes! Arts on the Ave and the Kaleido Family Arts Festival present Kaleido 2021 on Tour: Dancin’ in the Street! On tour again for another year Kaleido has been radically reimagined to ensure the safety and health of our team, performers, and spectators. We’re taking the
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Alberta Circus Arts Festival

Edmonton is home to the first ever Alberta Circus Arts Festival, hosted by Firefly Theatre and Circus. We are dedicated to the creation of a regional voice in contemporary circus through professional development initiatives for artists and industry sector support for producers, presenters and instructors. Enjoy performances, workshops, panels and
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2021 Festivals, Carnivals, and Fairs
Summer Festivals, Carnivals, and Fairs In and Around Edmonton

Edmonton is the city of festivals. Nearly all summer long you find a festival, carnival, or fair going on to suit your fancy. From music and the arts to rodeos and carnival rides to celebrations of countries and cultures, there’s so much fun (and often learning!) to be had. *Reminder:
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Summer Indigenous Festival
Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Virtual Edition

The month of June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, with June 21 being National Indigenous Peoples Day. The annual Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) has done an incredible job adapting to make their annual festival a series of virtual events this year. The events are taking place from
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morinville festival days
Good Family Fun at Morinville Festival Days 2021

There is loads of fun to be had with your family this year at the Morinville Festival Days June 19 & 20, 2021. You can enjoy search and find hunts, orienteering challenges, and a community gardens mystery message hunt. Plus, you can register for a free drive-thru breakfast and a
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Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival Edmonton
A Bright Celebration – The Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival

The Chinese Benevolent Association and Downtown Farmer’s Market are please to present  the annual Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival . Also known as the Moon Festival, this is the second most important holiday in the Chinese calendar. All Edmontonians are invited to join the fun and history with activities throughout the day
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YEGO the LEGO Festival Mill Woods Town Centre
Kick Start Back to School with YEGO the LEGO Festival

YEGO the LEGO Festival returns to Mill Woods Town Centre to kick start back to school. Edmonton’s #1 LEGO festival will bring together young builders of all ages for a fun and friendly building competition with prizes.  Participants will be challenged to get creative and build Mill Woods Transit Centre
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