Things to do this Summer in YEG

Today marks the official day of summer! In celebration, we’ve created a list of things to do this summer in Oil Country.

20160617_TasteofEdmLogoTaste of Edmonton

What: A summer tradition in Edmonton since 1982, and one of the largest food festivals in Canada, Taste of Edmonton gives you the opportunity to sample some of the most delicious and unique food offerings this city has to offer. You may even get a taste of one of the many fresh, locally-sourced, delectable items off of the upcoming Rogers Place menu

When: July 21 – July 31

Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square

20160617_EdmontonFolkMusicEdmonton Folk Music Festival

What: The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, a not-for-profit society, began in 1980 and boasts a profound performer lineup from around the world.

When: August 4 – August 7

Where: Gallagher Park

20160617_TheWorksLogoThe Works Art & Design Festival

What: Free to the public, the Works Art & Design Festival shares visual art, design and entertainment with over 58 exhibits throughout downtown Edmonton. Interested in learning about local artists? Discover more about Alex Janvier’s art installation coming to Rogers Place, inside the Winter Garden, this September.

When: June 23 – July 5

Where: SEE MAP

20160617_StreetPerformersEdmonton International Street Performers Festival

What: At the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival, be prepared to be entertained by some of the most exciting outdoor performances — from musicians to jugglers. Entrance is free, although the traditional pass-the-hat gratuities are always welcome.

When: July 8 – July 17

Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square

20160617_BlueberryBlueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival

What: The Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival is an annual, family-friendly music festival that attracts bluegrass and country music fans from all across Canada. This festival boasts camping, workshops, craft tables, and more. If this festival doesn’t satisfy your country-music-craving, don’t forget to checkout the upcoming country acts coming to Rogers Place.

When: July 29 – July 31

Where: Heritage Park, Stony Plain.


20160617_FringeTheatreEdmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival 

What: The 35th annual Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival invites buskers, outdoor performers, artists, and over 1,600 live theatre performances hosted in over 40 venues across the city.

When: August 11 – August 21

Where: Locations across Edmonton

RPlogox512Rogers Place Public Open House

What: Rogers Place will officially welcome Oil Country to see inside the new arena on September 10. Explore the concourse, get your first look at the true high-definition scoreboard, and become familiar with the new home of the Edmonton Oilers and Oil Kings!

When: September 10

Where: Rogers Place

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