The summer solstice is right around the corner! Are you ready to soak up the sun this weekend? Here’s what’s on in Edmonton!
Soundtrack Music Festival | June 16–17
Are you ready for a weekend filled with music? One of multiple music festivals happening this weekend, Soundtrack will be taking over the picturesque Kinsmen Park with a stacked line-up of national and international artists. Plus, no matter your musical preference, there’s something at Soundtrack for everyone. R&B fans can enjoy showstopping performances from T.I., Ashanti, Nelly, while lovers of Canadian alt-rock will be right at home with sets featuring Mother Mother and Said the Whale. This year’s Soundtrack marks their first festival post-pandemic so don’t miss it!
Kickstart your weekend with a visit to a favourite Edmonton farmers’ market! On top of Yoga at the Market, this weekend’s event roster boasts oyster shucking, an art class, a Father’s Day paint brunch, and a free sound bath meditation. Plus, this market is stacked with permanent vendors offering locally grown produce, delicious treats, and so much more.
Rock the District | June 16–18
R&B and alt-rock not your style? Don’t despair, Rock the District is here! Get ready to party with classic rock legends like Glass Tiger, Loverboy, and April Wine, right in the heart of the ICE District. What better way to spend your weekend than singing along to iconic Canadian hits like “Don’t Forget Me” and “Turn Me Loose”?
Raffi | June 17
Canada’s most famous children’s entertainer is back in Edmonton for another stunning afternoon of sing-a-longs. With hits like “Baby Beluga” and “Bananaphone!,” Raffi’s multi-year career is unlike any other. There’s only a couple tickets left so grab one while you can.
Slash & The Bleeding Hearts | June 17
Experience a slice of local history with one of Edmonton’s most iconic bands this weekend at Century Casino! Slash & The Bleeding Hearts are loved by many Edmontonians, so don’t miss out on a memorable night of music, kicking off at 7:00pm in the Century Showroom.
Edmonton Drag Festival | June 17
Celebrate Pride Month and the art of drag this weekend at the beautiful Louise McKinney Riverfront Park. Festivities include performances from iconic drag superstars including Juice Boxx, Jada Shada Hudson, and more. Plus, enjoy activities, prizes, and food, all while supporting diversity and inclusion.
Beaumont Blues & Roots Festival | June 16–17
Enjoy a weekend filled with 100% Canadian content at Beaumont Blues & Roots Festival! Dedicated to bringing high quality national talents to the Alberta Capital region, this festival has been running since 2008. This year’s lineup includes Finger Eleven, The Rural Alberta Advantage and more!
Improvaganza | June 14–24
Are you ready for a weekend filled with some of the best improv in the country? Head down to Rapid Fire Theatre’s new space to enjoy a broad variety of iconic improv shows, including fan favourites like Improvised Dungeons & Dragons and the kid-friendly Kidding Around.
Father’s Day Events | June 18
Celebrate all the Father figures in your life this weekend by attending an Edmonton event. There’s tons of exciting things to do including a Father’s Day carnival at the Currents of Windermere, a special Father’s Day Riverhawks baseball game, and so much more! Check out our full round-up here.
What events will you be attending this weekend? Let us know @WhereEdmonton!