News - Edmonton

2019 Canada Day in Edmonton & Alberta Capital Region

Canada Day Long Weekend (June 28 to July 1, 2019) celebrations, fireworks, and events happening across Alberta Capital Region. From spectacular circus to fabulous music festivals,there are plenty to do and see.

The Edmonton Riverboat 2019 Season

Edmonton Riverboat 2019 season of sailing starts on May 30, 2019. Enjoy sights of  downtown Edmonton on a calming cruise across North Saskatchewan River on Edmonton Riverboat. THINGS… Read more »

Free Things to Do in Edmonton in June 2019

A list of FREE and cheap fun things to do in Edmonton Area during June 2018.

Liquor Bans at Alberta Provincial Parks Quashed

Liquor ban existed during May long weekend in select provincial parks has been quashed. Beginning this May long weekend, the liquor ban imposed on eight remaining provincial… Read more »

Hunt for $100K Each Buried in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Interested in a treasure hunt for $100,000? Gold Hunt has created a treasure hunt for the cities of Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, where-in $100,000 in real gold and… Read more »

Dive into Wild Kratts Adventure with Kratt Brothers This Fall

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to Western Canada with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 –… Read more »

Best Restaurants in Alberta according to Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants – 2019

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants has announced the 2019 ranking of Canada’s best restaurants. The restaurants are selected based on votes by 98 food critics, leading chefs, top-notch restaurateurs,… Read more »

Edmonton Pride Festival Society Cancels 2019 Festival

Edmonton Pride Festival Society has announced that the 2019 Edmonton Pride Festival scheduled to be held in June will be cancelled. It is with heavy hearts that… Read more »

Edmonton Folk Festival Announces Initial Lineup

Planning to claim your patch of grass on the hill at Gallagher Park to listen and move to the beat of music-makers? The Edmonton Folk Music Festival… Read more »

Celine Dion Courage World Tour – Canadian Tour Dates – 2019 – 2020

One of the most immediately recognized and widely respected superstars in pop music history, Celine Dion, has announced that she will be embarking on her COURAGE WORLD… Read more »

CHAOS AB – Alberta’s Newest Rock Music Festival Releases Lineup

Live Nation Canada is bringing annual CHAOS AB, Alberta’s newest rock festival to Edmonton. Taking place at Kinsmen Park, the inaugural CHAOS AB will feature headlining performances from… Read more »

Dozens of Animatronic Dinosaurs Will Be Roaming Western Canada This Spring

A traveling exhibit of life-size dinosaurs will be touring Western Canada this spring. Jurassic Quest will be bringing over 80 true-to-life size dinosaurs in realistic settings to arenas across… Read more »

Alberta might lose more than a third of its restaurants

According to a new survey from Restaurants Canada, more than a third of Alberta’s foodservice businesses might close their doors if operating conditions and economy in the… Read more »

Urban Concept Grocery Store Coming to Downtown Edmonton

ICE District located in downtown Edmonton will be the venue for  an urban concept grocery store, Loblaws CityMarket™. The store will be located in Block BG – formerly the… Read more »

50 Things to Do during Spring in Alberta

From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.

Celebrate the first weekend of Spring with a trip to the province-wide Alberta Métis Fest

Take the whole family to the province-wide showcase of Métis culture, talent, and history and share in the heritage and pride of the Métis people. The Métis Nation… Read more »

X Games coming to Calgary for the next 3 years

Calgary is targeting to host the X Games beginning in late February or early March of 2020, 2021 and 2022 subject to securing corporate sponsorship.  Since its… Read more »

Oversize load longer than a football field to travel between Edmonton and the Fort Saskatchewan area this week

The petrochemical equipment, headed for the Industrial Heartland, will hit the road on Wednesday, March 13, at 11 p.m., travelling over four days. A 293-tonne, 116-metre-long de-propanizer… Read more »

Frankenstein, Peter Pan, Diavolo in Alberta Ballet’s 2019-20 Season

Join Alberta Ballet for a season of the exotic, the edgy and the elegant. It all starts with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as Alberta Ballet boldly present the… Read more »

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibition is making its Canadian debut this Fall

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibition is making its Canadian debut this Fall at Telus World of Science in Edmonton. MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes features more… Read more »

Edmonton’s Landmark Muttart Conservatory to close for 18 months from July 2019

City of Edmonton will be closing  Muttart Conservatory in July of 2019 for approximately  for 18 months for major refurbishment. Since it opened in 1976, the Muttart’s vibrant,… Read more »

10 Reasons to Walk Whyte Avenue in Edmonton

Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or call Edmonton home, there are so many reasons to put taking a walk down Whyte Ave on the top of the schedule. Here are just a few.

Music Festivals in Alberta

From mud festivals to cowboy gatherings, here is a list of music festivals to rock out to during the year of 2019.

Family Day Weekend in Alberta: Festivals and Free Activities

From light and magic festivals to Canada Winter Games, racing on ice, vibrant celebrations of  francophone culture  and free admission to Alberta Museums on family day, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy this family day weekend across Alberta.