Events

Highland Gathering

Highland Gathering

June 23, 2024    
8:00 am
Originally Highland Gatherings or Games were all about athletics. Presented by the Edmonton Scottish Society, the Highland Gathering offers a food tent, a variety of food trucks, demonstrations such as Scottish country dancing, piping and drumming, as well as lots of fun for children of all ages. There is also a beer gardens, whiskey tastings, and all the games you can watch. There is something to appeal to all ages.
Pets in the Park Festival

Pets in the Park Festival

June 23, 2024    
9:00 am
Join the Edmonton Humane Society for the most pawesome event of the year – Pets in the Park! This annual festival is free to attend, but if you would like to do more, consider registering to join the fundraiser. Get ready to leash up, lace up, and make a difference for animals in need at the EHS Run/Walk for Pets, proudly sponsored by Champion Pet Foods. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just looking for a leisurely stroll, there's something for everyone. Choose between a 5 km run or a 2.5 km walk and bring your family, fur-ends, or colleagues along for the adventure. But the fun doesn't stop there! Start gathering pledges today and help the Edmonton Humane Society raise vital funds to support animals in their care. With your own custom fundraising page, every dollar you raise brings them one step closer to the goal – and gives you a chance to win some amazing prizes on event day, including a year's supply of pet food from Champion Pet Foods! After the walk/run, stay and soak in a full day of fun for people and pets at the festival. From 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, visit local vendors and animal agencies, get some EHS swag, take in free education sessions, bounce through the family fun zone, grab lunch at a food truck, and so much more!
National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2024 - June 23, 2024    
10:00 am
Join the Royal Alberta Museum in honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day and the history, heritage, strength, and diversity of Indigenous Peoples and communities in Canada. RAM is hosting a weekend of special programming centering Indigenous voices and experiences. Take part in a workshop with local artist Lance Cardinal, join our crafting circle, learn about beading, quillwork, fish scale art, and more. All National Indigenous Peoples Day activities are included with general admission. Admission is always free for Indigenous Peoples.
CEBL Edmonton Stingers vs. Calgary Surge

CEBL Edmonton Stingers vs. Calgary Surge

June 23, 2024    
4:00 pm
The Canadian Elite Basketball League is the premier men's professional basketball league in Canada, as recognized by Canada Basketball. Watch the Edmonton Stingers take on the rest of the league during the 2024 season!
The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

June 20, 2024 - June 23, 2024    
7:30 pm
The stage adaptation of The Little Mermaid – with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright – retains the most beloved songs and moments from the original film while deepening the core relationships and themes, adding in layers, textures, and songs to form an even more moving and relevant story.
Salsachata Latin Dance Party

Salsachata Latin Dance Party

June 22, 2024 - June 23, 2024    
8:00 pm
Salsachata Latin Dance Party "Glow Theme" A perfect night for singles and couples. Join the Glow Themed SALSACHATA Latin dance party, a night full of Salsa and Bachata. Bring your dance shoes and meet a lot of amazing people from all walks of life to enter our doors that night. Couples and Singles both welcome, you don't need a partner. Perfect for date night!
Oilers: Game 7 -- Stanley Cup Playoffs Road Game Watch Party

Oilers: Game 7 -- Stanley Cup Playoffs Road Game Watch Party

June 24, 2024    
6:00 pm
Don’t let the playoff energy stop when the Oilers are on the road! Come to Rogers Place to watch Oilers playoff away games up on the scoreboard. For all playoff games, fans can watch live from ICE District Plaza at the Ford Tailgate Party. The Ford Tailgate Party programming will include a DJ, appearances from team mascot Hunter, Edmonton Oilers alumni appearances and signings, and of course the game on the big screen.
Salsa In The Square

Salsa In The Square

May 7, 2024 - June 25, 2024    
6:00 pm
From the same organizers that brought you Salsa’n’Skate, Salsa In The City, and Salsa in the Square 2021, The Arts Council of Edmonton in association with Etown Salsa have brought another weekly Free Event. Enjoy a couple hours of Latin music and dancing!
JazzFest Presents Ulysses Ownes Jr.'s Generation Y

JazzFest Presents Ulysses Ownes Jr.'s Generation Y

June 25, 2024    
7:30 pm
A drummer who The New York Times has said “take[s] a back seat to no one,” and “a musician who balances excitement gracefully and shines with innovation.” Ulysses Owens Jr. has also gained special attention for his performances on GRAMMY Award-winning albums by Kurt Elling and The Christian McBride Big Band. In addition to five Grammy nominated albums with Joey Alexander, Christian McBride Trio, John Beasley’s Monk’estra, and Gregory Porter.
JazzFest Presents Cory Henry

JazzFest Presents Cory Henry

June 26, 2024    
9:00 pm
Simply put Cory Henry is a Grammy Award Winning Artist, Composer, Producer, Multi-instrumentalist, all around keyboard master, and is the future of music. In 2021, Cory’s album Something to Say was nominated at the 2022 Grammy Awards for Best Progressive Album and as a co-writer and producer on Kanye West’s Donda and Eric Bellinger’s New Light. Other collaborations include: Imagine Dragons, Rosalia, Smino, Lucky Daye, and many more.Cory was previously a member of Snarky Puppy, and during his time in the band he garnered three Grammy Awards.
Cypherwild Thursdays

Cypherwild Thursdays

May 9, 2024 - June 27, 2024    
6:00 pm
Visit Churchill Square on Thursday evenings for open cyphers featuring dancers, DJs, rappers collaborating and creating together. Join in!
JazzFest presents Veronica Swift

JazzFest presents Veronica Swift

June 27, 2024    
7:30 pm
Veronica Swift is not only one of the most dazzling singers to emerge in her generation, she’s one of the most versatile. Her new eponymously titled album, her third for Mack Avenue Records, is a masterful coming-out story. On her previous albums, Confessions (2019) and This Bitter Earth (2021), she ascended to the upper echelon of early 21st century jazz singers because of her virtuosic brilliance, interpretive ingenuity, bracing songwriting, and keen arrangements.
Angkor's way!

Angkor's way!

February 23, 2024 - June 28, 2024    
10:00 am
In the heart of an ancient empire lies a tale waiting to be told, and this February, the world is invited to embark on an extraordinary journey through history. Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia, an international feature exhibition, promises an immersive experience that unveils the secrets of one of the greatest empires the world has even known. Become a part of the Angkor narrative with interactive activities that let you build a temple, touch ancient sculptures, and flex your archaeological detective skills. It’s not just a spectator sport; it’s an opportunity to be an active participant in the unravelling of Angkor’s mysteries. 
Cage the Elephant: Neon Pill Tour

Cage the Elephant: Neon Pill Tour

June 28, 2024    
6:30 pm
Cage the Elephant is an American rock band formed in 2006 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. They moved to England and settled in London in 2008, shortly before their self-titled first album was released. After five years without releasing new music, the band released the single "Neon Pill" on January 19, 2024. Their sixth studio album of the same name is releasing in May. 
JazzFest presents Lakecia Benjamin

JazzFest presents Lakecia Benjamin

June 28, 2024    
7:30 pm
One of the most sought-after and revered saxophonists in the world, Lakecia Benjamin was voted 2020 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star Alto Saxophonist and Up and Coming Artist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. Known for her charisma and dynamism as a player, as a composer she has an inimitable skill of fusing traditional conceptions of jazz, hiphop and soul.
Book Launch for Science Fiction Tales: Volume II

Book Launch for Science Fiction Tales: Volume II

June 29, 2024    
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Refreshments, a video presentation, and story reading (PG13+), Q&A, and book signing with Amazon bestselling author RM Briggs.
Michel(le)

Michel(le)

June 27, 2024 - June 29, 2024    
7:30 pm
This first autobiographical solo by actor Joey Lespérance paints a complex and nuanced portrait of a marginal and courageous existence. Directed by Esther Duquette, this powerful statement brings to life the lost dream of Joey’s “bro-sister” Michel(le), who always wanted to be in theatre. May their memory shine on our stage to eclipse the injustice.
The 11 O'Clock Number

The 11 O'Clock Number

April 13, 2024 - June 29, 2024    
9:00 pm
The 11 O’clock Number is Grindstone’s award winning improvised musical comedy! Based on suggestions from the audience the cast improvises a brand new musical comedy on the spot, complete with twisting plots and showstopping numbers. Laughs are guaranteed.
2024 IFAF World Junior Football Championship

2024 IFAF World Junior Football Championship

June 20, 2024 - June 30, 2024    
8:00 am
Football Canada is proud to announce in conjunction with Football Alberta that Edmonton will host the World Junior U20 World Championships from June 20 to 30 at Commonwealth Stadium. After winning the right to host the 2024 World U20 Championships from the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) in 2018, Football Canada opened up the bid process with inquiries from 5 provincial organizations.
JazzFest Marque Winspear Event

JazzFest Marque Winspear Event

June 30, 2024    
2:00 pm
In a ground-breaking event closing out the 2024 JazzFest, The Edmonton Jazz Orchestra, Edmonton’s premiere professional big band, will share the stage with members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at the Winspear Centre in a very special marquee performance for the whole family on Sunday afternoon. This one-of-a-kind concert experience will highlight the rich talent and spirit of collaboration that is thriving in Edmonton's arts community, celebrating an all-Edmonton lineup of musicians.   
Edmonton Jazz Festival

Edmonton Jazz Festival

June 24, 2024 - June 30, 2024    
All Day
The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society was formed in 2005 in order to foster the development and enjoyment of jazz music in the city. Through their annual festival, educational workshops and various community outreach programs, the Edmonton Jazz Festival Society works to ensure that Edmontonians will be able to play and celebrate jazz music for generations to come.
Grindstone Comedy Festival

Grindstone Comedy Festival

July 1, 2024    
All Day
The Grindstone Comedy Festival is an annual independent stand-up, improv and sketch comedy festival hosted at Edmonton’s Grindstone Theatre which brings both national performers and rising local talent together under the Edmonton spotlight.
Works Art and Design Festival

Works Art and Design Festival

June 27, 2024 - July 1, 2024    
All Day
For 13 days every summer Edmonton transforms into a massive celebration of art and design. The Works is North America's largest free outdoor festival dedicated to visual art. It is a time and place for anyone to experience, discover, and explore!
Anthem of Life: Part 1

Anthem of Life: Part 1

June 20, 2024 - July 3, 2024    
7:30 pm
The Gods create humans, but some insist it was not wise, and that the new creations must be destroyed! Others strive to empower mankind. Cosmic intrigues, battles, quests, trials and triumphs, among gods, animals, and other beings follow, as humanity struggles for a belonging on Earth.
Monatik in Concert

Monatik in Concert

July 6, 2024    
7:00 pm
Renowned Ukrainian artist and creator of favorite compositions for millions of listeners worldwide, Monatik, returns with a solo charitable tour, "ART Oborona." The artist will present new compositions to his fans and revamped "repaired" versions of his legendary hits. From the onset of the war the artist and volunteer Monatik has been actively involved in educational and volunteer activities collecting humanitarian aid for the Ukrainian Army Territorial Defense and Volunteers. Throughout the full-scale war Monatik has successfully donated more than €1,000,000 to the needs of Ukraine and its people. Additionally the artist consistently performs concerts in the frontline zones for our military personnel, educators, doctors, and volunteers.
Gowan in Concert

Gowan in Concert

July 6, 2024    
9:00 pm
Lawrence Gowan is a multi-talented musician and performer known for his electrifying live shows and soaring vocals. With a career spanning over five decades, Gowan has established himself as one of the most dynamic and versatile performers in the music industry. With his soaring vocals, virtuosic keyboard skills, and signature showmanship, he has captivated audiences around the world and established himself as a true icon of the music world.
Hoop City 3x3

Hoop City 3x3

July 5, 2024 - July 7, 2024    
9:15 am
Basketball’s greatest 3x3 athletes return to Edmonton this summer for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour & Women’s Series. Twelve of the best men’s and women’s teams from around the globe, including hometown heroes and 2023 champions, Katherine and Michelle Plouffe, will compete for valuable qualifying points, prize money, and of course, all the glory. To add to the excitement, hundreds of community 3x3 teams will be on-site playing their hearts out in the Hoop City 3x3 Tournament.
Mainstreet Cruisers 31st Annual Charity Car Show

Mainstreet Cruisers 31st Annual Charity Car Show

Mainstreet Cruisers 31st Anniversary Charity Car Show will be held Sunday, July 7th in the southwest parking lot of Mill Woods Town Centre in support of Little Warriors and the E4C Hot Lunch Program. There will be Top Ten Awards and door prizes for competitors. Come out and see classic cars, antiques, muscle cars, hot rods, street rods, tuners, trucks, motorcycles, lowriders, and more. Fun for the whole family! Vendors on site.
Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

March 23, 2024 - July 7, 2024    
11:00 am
The works in Ebb and Flow are about water in its literal form, the manipulation of water as tool of colonial violence, water as matrilineal connector and water as earth forming geological force and keeper of geologic time.
PartyNextDoor: Sorry I'm Outside Tour

PartyNextDoor: Sorry I'm Outside Tour

July 9, 2024    
8:00 pm
Hailing from Mississauga, Ontario, PARTYNEXTDOOR is one of this generation’s most important pop and R&B singers, songwriters and producers. In addition to his Grammy- nominated triple-platinum hit “Come and See Me” with Drake, he has also penned hits like Rihanna’s “Work” and DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts”
Orville Peck: Stampede North America Tour

Orville Peck: Stampede North America Tour

July 10, 2024 - July 11, 2024    
7:00 pm
Orville Peck's upcoming North American Stampede headlining tour comes to Edmonton for two nights at the Midway Music Hall. Orville Peck, is a South African country musician based in the United States. He wears a fringed mask and does not show his face publicly. He released his debut album Pony in 2019, followed by the EP Show Pony the next year.
Happy Hikers Summer Camps

Happy Hikers Summer Camps

July 8, 2024 - July 12, 2024    
9:00 am
Happy Hikers half-day summer camp is perfect for children aged 5-7 who love exploring nature. With a focus on connecting with the natural world, campers will spend their time on the trails, engage in nature-based storytelling, and participate in wildlife-themed games and activities. It's an opportunity for your child to immerse themselves in the wonders of the outdoors while making new friends and creating lasting memories.
Museums 101

Museums 101

July 8, 2024 - July 12, 2024    
9:00 am
This summer, dive into Alberta's history with Royal Alberta Museum's new Summer Camps! Perfect for kids aged eight to twelve, learn from museum experts behind-the-scenes, take part in gallery storytelling, and participate in a wide variety of games and activities. Campers will learn from museum experts behind-the-scenes, take part in gallery storytelling and participate in a wide variety of games and activities!
Kevin Hart: Acting my Age Tour

Kevin Hart: Acting my Age Tour

July 13, 2024    
6:30 pm
Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian and Mark Twain award recipient Kevin Hart to round out the Edmonton weekend of the Great Outdoors Festival, bringing his Acting My Age stand-up tour to Kinsmen Park.
Historic Festival & Doors Open

Historic Festival & Doors Open

July 7, 2024 - July 14, 2024    
12:00 am
For 28 years, the Edmonton and District Historical Society (EDHS) has proudly presented the annual Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton. Community arts and heritage organizations, historic places and corporate partners from around the Edmonton region offer unique tours or events over the course of the week-long festival.
Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

July 5, 2024 - July 14, 2024    
10:30 am
The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is celebrating 40 Years of Awesome this summer! Launched in 1985, StreetFest was the first of its kind in North America. For four decades the Festival has been renowned for bringing high-caliber street entertainment acts to the heart of downtown. Join in on the anniversary fun on Sir Winston Churchill Square.
Edmonton's First Women's Pro Am Basketball League!

Edmonton's First Women's Pro Am Basketball League!

May 26, 2024 - July 14, 2024    
4:00 pm
In HxR League  brings a competitive basketball experience to Edmonton with unmatched energy and excitement. A groundbreaking platform dedicated to amplifying Women in sport and basketball in Edmonton!  With every dribble, assist, pass, and shot, our athletes inspire and challenge each other to reach their highest potential.  Showcasing that the possibilities in basketball are limitless to exemplify the values of inclusivity, opportunity, diversity, and skills.
Edmonton Elks vs. Ottawa Redblacks

Edmonton Elks vs. Ottawa Redblacks

July 14, 2024    
5:00 pm
The Edmonton Elks are the most successful franchise of the Canadian Football League modern era. Founded in 1949, the team, known for their Green and Gold colours, are 14-time Grey Cup champions, including the historic five-in-a-row from 1978 to 1982.
Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

July 12, 2024 - July 14, 2024    
6:30 pm
Enjoy live comedy in the great outdoors! Don’t miss seeing some of today’s top comedians live and in-person in some of North America’s greatest outdoor venues. Prepare for an evening packed full of side-splitting entertainment from the moment you walk in the gates; with local entertainment, food trucks, cold drinks and other festival surprises along the way.
Happy Hikers Summer Camps

Happy Hikers Summer Camps

July 15, 2024 - July 19, 2024    
9:00 am
Happy Hikers half-day summer camp is perfect for children aged 5-7 who love exploring nature. With a focus on connecting with the natural world, campers will spend their time on the trails, engage in nature-based storytelling, and participate in wildlife-themed games and activities. It's an opportunity for your child to immerse themselves in the wonders of the outdoors while making new friends and creating lasting memories.
Prairie Star Deck Exhibit

Prairie Star Deck Exhibit

May 25, 2024 - July 20, 2024    
10:00 am
Edmonton artist AJA Louden shifts his focus from painting to textiles to explore ideas grounded in Afrofuturism that consider the cyclical nature of power, inspired by science fiction and historical paintings. Louden was recently artist in residence at Fern's School of Craft where he turned his attention to creating large scale tapestries rich with his signature imagery. In his new work, Louden examines the roles of craft in Black communities and the history of craft in rural Alberta in particular.
Edmonton Reggae Festival

Edmonton Reggae Festival

July 20, 2024 - July 21, 2024    
9:00 am
Get ready to party with Destra Garcia, Singing Melody, The Melisizwe Brothers, Kianna Faith, Harold Fast, Empress Nyiringango and many more!
Edmonton Carnaval

Edmonton Carnaval

July 20, 2024 - July 21, 2024    
All Day
Edmonton Carnaval, the event where you will find the best of Latin culture, art, music, food. This year a great tribute to Frida Kahlo, live music, Mexican and Latin food, children's activities, salsa classes and much more.
Taste of Edmonton Presents Jordyn Rayne

Taste of Edmonton Presents Jordyn Rayne

July 23, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Local Edmonton rock artist Jordyn Rayne is scheduled to perform on July 23rd, 2024 at the Taste of Edmonton Festival. She will be playing a [...]
Happy Hikers Summer Camps

Happy Hikers Summer Camps

July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024    
9:00 am
Happy Hikers half-day summer camp is perfect for children aged 5-7 who love exploring nature. With a focus on connecting with the natural world, campers will spend their time on the trails, engage in nature-based storytelling, and participate in wildlife-themed games and activities. It's an opportunity for your child to immerse themselves in the wonders of the outdoors while making new friends and creating lasting memories.
RAM Gone Wild

RAM Gone Wild

July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024    
9:00 am
This summer, dive into Alberta's history with Royal Alberta Museum's new Summer Camps! Perfect for kids aged eight to twelve, learn from museum experts behind-the-scenes, take part in gallery storytelling, and participate in a wide variety of games and activities. Campers will learn from museum experts behind-the-scenes, take part in gallery storytelling and participate in a wide variety of games and activities! Ram Gone Wild: Mammoths, bugs, gems... oh my! Discover all things wild at the Royal Alberta Museum! Whether you are crazy about bugs or a palaeontologist in the making, we have something for you!
Pour Some Summer On Me

Pour Some Summer On Me

July 27, 2024    
5:30 pm
Get ready to rock out and relive the 80s at the “Pour Some Summer on Me” outdoor concert. Presented by The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton, this event invites you to dress in your 80s best and enjoy a night of electrifying performances from three fantastic bands: The Broken Records, Snow Blind, and Rubix Cubed. This event is not just about great music; it’s also a fundraiser for the Centre for Arts and Music (CAM) Program with a 50/50 draw and more. CAM is a unique initiative run by The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton, dedicated to bringing arts education to youth in vulnerable communities. By partnering with schools identified as “vulnerable” by local districts, CAM provides children and youth with opportunities to engage in the arts, opportunities they might not otherwise have. Join The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton for a night of nostalgia, fun, and philanthropy. All in support of a great cause!
Disney's The Lion King

Disney's The Lion King

July 9, 2024 - July 27, 2024    
7:30 pm
Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. More than 100 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.
Taste of Edmonton Festival

Taste of Edmonton Festival

July 18, 2024 - July 28, 2024    
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
This year, we’re celebrating our 40th Anniversary! Help us bring vibrancy heart of downtown and indulge in Edmonton’s diverse culinary scene, experience emerging local & Canadian talent perform on the stage and shop some of the top local artisans in Edmonton.
Edmonton Elks vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Edmonton Elks vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats

July 28, 2024    
5:00 pm
The Edmonton Elks are the most successful franchise of the Canadian Football League modern era. Founded in 1949, the team, known for their Green and Gold colours, are 14-time Grey Cup champions, including the historic five-in-a-row from 1978 to 1982.
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