Free Events

Free events – Upcoming free events including free family events, free concerts, free theatre and other fun events.

    Swing 'n Skate
    08 Jan

    City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

    January 8, 2017 To February 26, 2017


    Swing ‘n’ Skate will feature live swing, jazz and big band music in the City Room at City Hall from 1:00 – 4:00 pm on Sundays (starts January 8, 2017, ends February 26, 2017). Read More >>

    10 Feb

    William Hawrelak Park, 9930 Groat Road, Edmonton

    February 10, 2017 To February 20, 2017



    The Silver Skate Festival is a 10-day, family-oriented festival running February 10-20, 2017 in Edmonton’s scenic river valley. Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation. Read More >>

    Opera 101 Edmonton Opera's Elektra
    22 Feb

    CKUA, 9804 Jasper Ave, Edmonton

    February 22, 2017



    Dark, dramatic, and groundbreaking — when Elektra premiered in 1909, the New York Times described the opening night audience as “numbed, stunned, and hynotized” before they “burst into a spontaneous roar of cheers and applause. Read More >>

    22 Feb

    Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 102 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    February 22, 2017



    Trisha Carleton, Curatorial Assistant, Western Canadian History Curling in Alberta Curling has long been a beloved Canadian winter pastime. Explore how the innovations of Albertans Ole and Herb Olson revolutionized curling in the 20th century. Read More >>

    Sugar Swing Ballroom: Open House
    24 Feb

    Sugar Swing Ballroom, 10019 80 Ave NW, Edmonton

    February 24, 2017 To February 26, 2017


    Free - $18

    Sugar Swing Ballroom is building a brand new home for jazz, dancing, and music in Edmonton. We want you to come see it at our open house! This is a fun, low-pressure, and free way to check out swing dance as well as Edmonton’s newest event rental space. Read More >>

    Music concerts
    27 Feb

    Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 112 Street Northwest, Edmonton

    February 27, 2017


    Laura Veeze, Violin Ronelle Schaufele, Viola Nigel Boehm, Cello Patricia Tao, Piano Program features the Dvorak Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. Read More >>

    08 Mar

    Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 102 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    March 8, 2017



    Dr. Chris Jass, Curator, Quaternary Palaeontology Rattlesnakes and Rodents: Exploring a new Ice Age cave deposit on the northern Plains. Learn about a newly discovered fossil locality from the Black Hills of South Dakota, and explore how it can help us understand the Ice Age history of the northern Plains. Read More >>

    Seeds kitchen spices
    12 Mar

    Salisbury Greenhouse, 52337 Range Rd 232, Sherwood Park

    March 12, 2017



    Seedy Sunday is a free community event where you can gather knowledge and information on growing food and preserving your harvest. We have 30 vendors/information booths and 14 speakers. Read More >>

    Mom to Mom Show
    29 Apr

    West Edmonton Christian Assembly, 6315 199 St NW, Edmonton

    April 29, 2017



    The Mom to Mom Show is a unique Show to Edmonton’s market, offering families a one-of-a-kind trade show experience by exposing them to nearly a hundred local business all of which cater to the pregnancy, baby, child and the family sector. Read More >>

    Canadian Food Championships
    21 Jul

    Sir Winston Churchill Square, 100 St. & 102 Ave., Edmonton

    July 21, 2017 To July 23, 2017


    Free to view

    The Canadian Food Championships is in its third year in Edmonton, bringing together food lovers – from the home cook to professional chef – together to bring their best dishes and compete to represent Canada at the World Food Championships! There is over $50,000 in cash and prizes up for… Read More >>

    Servus Heritage Festival Edmonton
    05 Aug

    Hawrelak Park, 9230 Groat Road Northwest, Edmonton

    August 5, 2017 To August 7, 2017


    Servus Heritage Festival is pleased to feature over 60 pavilions representing over 85 cultures from all over the world. Read More >>