Upcoming Events & Festivals

April 2020 Events

Stay Home. Stay Safe.

March 2020 Events

SkirtsAFire (until Mar 8)

Visit Edmonton’s only theatre and multidisciplinary arts festival featuring women. Various performances and exhibitions are held in different venues in the heart of Old Strathcona, Downtown, and Alberta Avenue.

Ice Castles (until March 20)

Enjoy this award-winning frozen attraction built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists.

Leading Ladies Luncheon (Mar 12)

Empower and inspire Edmonton’s business community to take action to elevate women in their organizations by educating both the current and next generation of women leaders.

Avenue Edmonton’s Best Restaurants (Mar 16)

Sample, sip and savour at Avenue’s annual Best Restaurants event.

Edmonton St. Patrick's Party 2020 (Mar 17)

This year don't miss the hottest St. Patrick's Day Mega Party!

Joy Ride (Mar 17)

Gather your people and team up for a 12-hour bike-a-thon to raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Northern Alberta and the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation.

Alberta Aviation Museum PD Day Camp (Mar 26 – 27)

Bring your kids to this new PD Day Camp program. Children ages 6-12 can sit in the cockpit of one of our aircraft, interact and play with museum artifacts, all while using their creativity and imagination to explore the world of aviation.

February 2020 Events

Ice Castles (until March 20)

Enjoy this award-winning frozen attraction built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists.

Silver Skate Festival (Feb 7 – 17)

Have fun with your entire family in this longest winter festival in Edmonton. Discover breathtaking snow sculpture, winter sports, live music, and much more.

Snowshoe & Stargaze (Feb 8 and Feb 15)

Experience the night sky with fellow enthusiasts at Astotin Lake after dark!

OSCAR® Nominated Shorts: DOCUMENTARY (Feb 9)

See ALL of the nominees in each category before the Academy Awards. Proceeds from the OSCAR® Nominated Short film programs support this year’s EIFF (September 24 to October 3, 2020).

Valentine’s Day at Miller Crossing Farmers Market (Feb 14)

Explore the market to find everything you need to make a special dinner or buy special gifts for your special one.

Winefest Edmonton (Feb 14 – 15)

Swirl, sip and savour the all-inclusive sampling of wines from all over the world and an array of delectable hors d'oeuvres!

SkirtsAfire (Feb 27 – Mar 8)

Come visit the only theatre and multidisciplinary arts festival featuring women.

January 2020 Events

Class of '63: A Rockin' Reunion (Until Jan 26)

Mayfield Dinner Theatre

Ice Castles (Jan 3 - Mar 10)

Explore the award-winning frozen attraction at William Hawrelak Park

Atlanta Rhythm Session (Jan 10)

The crème de la crème of Atlanta’s studio musicians

Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony (Jan 10 - 11)

Winspear Centre - Sir Winston Churchill Square

The Georgia Satellites (Jan 11)

Double platinum recording artists athe the River Cree Resort

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival (Jan 11 - 12)

Celebratingthe Russian/Ukrainian “Olde New Year”

The Strumbellas (Jan 12)

Their Rattlesnake Canadian Tour hits Rogers Arena

Paw Patrol Live - The Great Pirate Adventure (Jan 17-19)

The hit live stage show hits the Jubilee Auditorium

Boardwalk Ice on Whyte (Jan 23 – 26, Jan 30 – Feb 2)

Join Edmonton’s fantastic winter festivals. The real fun starts when temperatures drop below zero.

Jasper Beer & Spirits Festival (Jan 31 – Feb 2)

Get ready to experience a unique mountain retreat at this 2 night festival hosted at the world-renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

December 2019 Events

Glow Edmonton (Nov. 28 - Jan. 4)

Experience a magical family friendly indoor wonderland.

Edmonton Christmas Market (Dec. 5 - 7)

Modelled after Traditional European Christmas Markets.

Luminaria (Dec. 6 - 8)

A popular event with thousands of candles lit up.

Zoominescence (every Dec. weekend & Dec. 26)

A festival of light at the Valley Zoo.

Christmas Urns (starting Dec. 9)

Learn how to make a traditional Christmas urn.

Shumka's Nutcracker (Dec. 15)

The media is calling this the “best” Nutcracker performance for generations.

Christmas Bureau Breakfast (Dec. 17)

Give some holiday cheer at this charitable event.

A Christmas Carol (until Dec. 23)

A holiday classic, not to be missed.

Boxing Day (Dec. 26)

Sales events happening around the city, don’t miss out on savings!

New Year’s Eve

Check out our feature of New Year’s Eve fireworks!


November 2019 Events

Farmfair International (Nov 6 – 10)

Visit one of Canada’s top agricultural show at Edmonton EXPO Centre this month.

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival (Nov 8 – 9)

Pair the best wines, beers, and spirits with delectable local dishes at this year’s Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival.

Remembrance Day (Nov 11)

Beverly Memorial Cenotaph in Edmonton invites you to join them for a Remembrance Day service Monday, November 11 from 10:30 to 11:30 am. 4001 118 Ave NW, Edmonton. For more Remembrance Day events in Edmonton this year, please visit edmonton.ca where you’ll find a Calendar of Events.

Avenue Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 (Nov 12 @ 5:15 pm – 9:00 pm)

Join an evening of networking and entertainment with the Edmonton’s most exceptional emerging community and corporate leaders.

Fleetwood Mac (Nov 12)

Legendary, Grammy-award winning band Fleetwood Mac is coming to Rogers Place.

City and Colour (Nov 13)

City and Colour is undeniably one of the biggest groundswell stories to emerge from Canada and will be performing at Rogers Place.

All is Bright (Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Celebrate the coming winter season by lighting up the 124 Street and enjoying the fun activities with family and friends.

Indigenous Artisans Holiday Market (Nov 22)

Support Indigenous artists and makers at the 3rd annual Indigenous Artisans' Holiday Market at Enterprise Square!

The Festival of Trees (Nov 28 – Dec 1)

The University Hospital Foundation is again kicking off the holiday season with Edmonton’s signature Festival of Trees for 35th time this year.

October 2019 Events

Art & Design Technicians and Staff Exhibition (until Oct. 26)

An exhibition that showcases a wide range of work in the fine arts.

250 Years of Alexander von Humboldt (Oct. 10)

A free event, with a film screening and lecture with Dr. Sandra Rebok, about the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt.

Edible and Medicinal Gardening (Oct. 12)

A lecture all about the traditional knowledge and practices of garden plants and products.

Edmonton Comedy Festival (Oct. 16 – 19)

Get ready for four days of funny at different locations throughout the city.

Fight Night (Oct. 17 – 27)

An interactive production that looks at how people make decisions.

Litfest (Oct. 17 – 27)

This literary festival brings books to life in a way that even those who don’t love to read will enjoy.

TELUS: MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes (Oct. 18)

Celebrate your favourite Marvel Super Heroes on this one-night exhibition.

Jasper Dark Skies Festival (Oct. 25 and Oct. 26)

Experience the most memorable star gazing event along the shores of Lake Annette with your friends and family.

Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein (Oct. 31)

A state-of-the art world premiere of a classic, just in time for Halloween

September 2019 Events

SONiC Field Day (Sept. 7 – 8)

An alternative rock festival featuring many modern rock heavy hitters, including Said The Whale.

Walk a Mile in her Shoes (Sept. 11)

A fundraising walk against domestic violence that raised over $1 million in ten years.

Kaleido Family Arts Festival (Sept. 13 – 15)

An open arts festival for the family with everything from theatre to rooftop performances.

Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo (Sept. 20 – 22)

The city’s biggest pop culture convention, celebrating all things sci-fi.

Mosquers Film Festival (Sept. 21)

A film festival that focuses on the Muslim experience.

Harvest Fair (Sept. 21)

A fun day of old-fashion farm games and competitions.

Edmonton International Film Festival (Sept. 26 – Oct. 5)

Enjoy more than a week of independent and eye-opening films from around the world.