Father’s Day Weekend in Edmonton

Things to do during Father’s Day weekend in Edmonton.

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I. Family Events & Activities

Beaumont Town & Country Daze

Beaumont’s annual community festival! Activities begin on Friday with a street party to celebrate Beaumont’s new city status! Saturday morning kicks off with a Pancake Breakfast followed by the Parade (clockwise around the ring road). Additional events on Saturday include soapbox derby, car show & shine, midway, movies in the arena, fireworks and more!


Celebrate the City – Beaumont City Declaration Celebration & Party: Friday, June 14, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ 50th Street, Centre-Ville

June 14 to 16, 2019

Fireworks on Saturday | 11:00 PM @ Four Seasons Park

Various Venues, Beaumont


Father’s Day Superhero Show

A Joe Show party is a day of fun your kids won’t soon forget! Start with a little magic, add some breathtaking illusions, stir in appearances from an amazing collection of puppets, sprinkle in a healthy dose of jokes, laughter and fun, and you have the recipe for a Joe Show. The show will take place at 1pm in East Court and will be Superhero themed. Dressing up is highly encouraged!


Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Londonderry Mall, East Court
1-Londonderry Mall NW Edmonton


Ardrossan Old Fashioned Parade & Picnic

The Ardrossan Recreation & Agricultural Society is hosting their 72nd Annual Old Fashioned Parade & Picnic. . The entire town of Ardrossan will be taken over and activities include a pancake breakfast, parade, kidszone, beer gardens, live entertainment and much more.


Saturday, June 15 2019 | 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Ardrossan Recreation & Agricultural Society, First Avenue, Ardrossan



Join us for ZooFest! Where we bring families, friends and food together for a fantastic fundraising event after hours at the Zoo.While parents enjoy creative cocktails and blissful bites, our Kids’ Zone will provide endless entertainment for our younger guests! Details

Saturday June 15th | 6:00 PM -10:00 PM

Edmonton Valley Zoo
13315 Buena Vista Road

$50 to $125

Edmonton Father’s Day Car Show

The Father’s Day Car Show is Edmonton’s largest, free family event to celebrate Father’s Day! Bring out the entire family and check out some sweet rides, fun kids activities, free BBQ, food trucks, and a special Father’s Day program for everyone! Details

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

7215 Argyll Rd, Edmonton


Aga Khan Garden Family Celebration

We’re celebrating the new Aga Khan Garden! Join us for a day packed full of art, music, dance and more. And all dads get $2.00 off their admission all day, in honour of Father’s Day!


Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

University of Alberta Botanic Garden,51227 AB-60, Spruce Grove

Regular admission applies.

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II. Live Music & Concerts

Weekday Concerts, EDM & Concert Tours

Upcoming Concert Tours in Edmonton

Summer Solstice Music Festival

Annual music festival featuring solo piano recital, string quartets and mixed chamber music, performed by world-renowned artists, both local and international.


June 11–21, 2019

Various venues, Edmonton

Free & Ticketed events

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Rimsky-Korsakov

Join us for an evening of stunning music from great Russian composers: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Rimsky-Korsakov. Dive into the fantastic famous ballet score of Swan Lake as the ESO performs selections from the ballet score. Expect a spectacular performance of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini from Sara Davis Buechner. The evening closes off with the 1001 nights of Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov a tale that captivates all audiences.


Friday, June 14 | 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 15 | 8:30 PM

Winspear Centre, Edmonton

$15 to $82

Music Under The Dome

Music Under the Dome is a live music experience held right here in the world-leading Zeidler Dome. It is innovative. It is immersive. It is an experience you don’t want to miss out on!


Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 06:45 PM

Telus World of Science, 11211 142 Street, Edmonton


Aga Khan Garden Celebration Concert

To celebrate the new Aga Khan Garden, join us for a special concert in the Amphitheatre, featuring music from the eastern Arab world, the mashriq (Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Egypt), performed by the Edmonton Arabic Music Ensemble.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

University of Alberta Botanic Garden,51227 AB-60, Spruce Grove

$$20 to $45

All About Broadway

Edmonton Vocal Minority celebrates Queer Pride and pays tribute to the fiftieth anniversary of the uprising at New York’s Stonewall Inn with music from current and past Broadway shows that speak to the Queer identity.


Saturday. June 15, 2019 | 08:00 PM

ATB Financial Arts — 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

$15 – $20


Ireland is invaded by strangers and the Legendary Women Warriors must band together to rid Ireland of these strangers. A story told by dance and music.


Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Winspear Centre Edmonton


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III. Theatre & Performing Arts

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Improvaganza is Edmonton’s international improv and sketch comedy festival! Rapid Fire Theatre hosts best comedy acts we can find, in showcase performances, a Theatresports tournament, an international festival ensemble, plus workshops with amazing artists, and tons of social events too. Details

June 12-22, 2019

Rapid Fire Theatre – Citadel Theatre: 9828 101A Ave., Edmonton


Opera NUOVA – Opera & Music Theatre Festival

A collection of Mainstage Operas, Music Theatre and Enlightenment Events that breathe life into some of the greatest compositions of the vocal arts. Details

May 25 to June 30, 2019

Various Venues, Edmonton area.

Free and ticketed events.

The Liminal

The Brian Webb Dance Company’s history shows that it has always been committed to the adventure of the new. Brian feels that the contemporary arts today are defined by the use of contemporary technologies. In The Liminal, he is so excited to be collaborating with Gary James Joynes (Clinker), Edmonton’s most celebrated AV artist. Details

Thursday, June 13 | 8:00PM
Friday, June 14 | 8:00PM

Triffo Theatre — Macewan University 11110 104 Ave, Edmonton

$25 to $40

A Likely Story

Temporarily stranded in a pleasant alpine location, five would-be travellers find themselves increasingly fascinated by one another. Worries and preoccupations go by the wayside as these new friends joyously explode and reimagine their expected trajectories with trademark Teatro pith and brio. Details

June 6-22, 2019

The Varscona Theatre, 10329 – 83 Avenue, Edmonton

$25 to $42

III. Sports & Related Events

Summer Solsnitch Quidditch Tournament

A mixture of rugby, dodgeball, flag football, wrestling and handball, quidditch has captured the magic of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series upon which it was based. Summer Solsnitch is a fantasy tournament that brings together quidditch players from across Canada and the U.S.

June 14 to 16, 2019

1904 167 Ave NW, Edmonton

$20 to $40 to play

Edmonton Stingers

vs. Hamilton Honey Badgers — Canadian Elite Basketball League.

Friday, June 14, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Edmonton EXPO Centre & 7515 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton


Edmonton Eskimos

vs. Montreal Alouettes – Home Opener

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider will be here for half time!

Friday, June 14, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Commonwealth Stadium — 11000 Stadium Rd., Edmonton


Edmonton Prospects

vs Fort McMurray Giants — Baseball League

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 7:05 PM
Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 2:05 PM

RE/MAX Field.., Edmonton


Edmonton Pride Run & Walk

Participate in a walk or run to celebrate our diverse community, raise funds for the Edmonton Pride Run Endowment, and enjoy a free BBQ following the race.

Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 AM

RE/MAX Field.., Edmonton


FC Edmonton

vs. Cavalry FC

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 12:30 PM

Clarke Stadium, Edmonton


Absolute Annihilation

Celebrate Father’s Day with a bit of fun family destruction-We’re going to SMASH ‘EM, we’re going to CRASH ‘EM, we’re going to DROP ‘EM and you know we’re going to BURN ‘EM! We’re going to drop cars from a crane just to see what happens. Details

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 4:00 PM

Castrol Raceway
Highway 19 & Highway 2

$15 – $25

IV. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

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Porkapalooza BBQ Festival

The Porkapalooza BBQ Festival celebrates the culinary art of BBQ with friends and family. Come enjoy delicious BBQ, music, an all-inclusive Kid’s Zone hosted by Adaptabilities, and the BBQ experience area which will feature a food demonstration stage with live cooking demos, education on styles of BBQ and amazing local vendors selling their BBQ-goods, and up to 50 teams competing in the Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition. Details

June 15 & 16, 2019

Northlands Park, 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton


Gin Festival

This stand-up, festival style event will offer a wide rage of genres including: London Dry, Barrel Aged, Navy Strength, Old Tom and several unconventional/international styles. With 15 different expressions to taste, this is a must-attend event for any gin lover. Get GINspired at Keg n Cork!


Friday June 14 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Keg n Cork Liquor Company Tasting Room, 3845 99 Street Northwest, Edmonton


Volunteer Weed Pull

Orange hawkweed has only been found in one location in Edmonton’s natural areas. Your help is needed to prevent its spread and protect our parks. Please join the volunteer weed pulls for Orange hawkweed in MacTaggart Sanctuary this summer.
Snacks and lunch provided.


Saturday June 15th 2019 | 9:30AM – 11:30AM

MacTaggart Sanctuary, 4061 Mactaggert Drive NW Edmonton


TRI A TASTE – Your Regional Food Fair

Join your neighbours, friends and the business community as we enjoy a day in Columbus Park!

Tri-a-Taste offers many great food choices, beer and wine tasting, entertainment, children’s activities, a Beer Tent and a Family Street Dance.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

McLeod Ave. from King Street West to Main Street and Columbus Park, Spruce Grove

Taste Tickets are sold in increments of $2.00 each

#Be YEG Challenge

Teams of 2-4 will compete for prizes and bragging rights as you race a handful of different locations in central Edmonton. Participants complete mental and physical challenges to earn the next clue to the next location. This is a full-day event and is open to all individuals(basic fitness levels encouraged). The BeYEG Challenge is a fundraiser in support of Ballet Edmonton.


Saturday June 15, 2019 | varies

Start location to be released post-registration

$60 per person

Mercer Super Party

On Saturday June 15th we are shutting down 104th Street for the sixth annual Mercer Super Party! It’s a chance to gather with your friends on our huge patio, drink beer, listen to live music, eat delicious food and celebrate the community, which is the definition of a perfect summer Saturday in Edmonton.


Saturday June 15 | 1:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Mercer Warehouse, 10359 104 Street, Edmonton


Bike Fest, Sponsored by Suzuki

Ride your motorcycle to Argyll Motorsports on Saturday’s from 1-4 pm to enjoy Summer, Food, Friends, & Motorcycles! Connect with an inclusive motorcycle community and enter to win amazing prizes!


Saturday June 15, 2019 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Argyll Motorsports & Marine, 9055 63 Ave, Edmonton


TCL Community Wide Garage Sale

Multiple garage sales going on in the neighborhood.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 10 AM – 3 PM

Various, Terwillegar Community – Edmonton


The Food Trucks are Coming

The food trucks return to St. Albert Grain Elevator Park to serve up some delicious food! Visit the idyllic park setting, bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy great food and activities including an old-fashioned penny carnival! Perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day! Details

Sunday, June 16 | 12–4 PM

St. Albert Grain Elevator Park, 4 Meadowview Dr, St. Albert


Father’s Day BBQ Brunch

Artisan BBQ brunch buffet with Salad Bar, Cheese+Charcuterie, Sous Vide Egg Station, Brisket, Roast Chicken and Hot Smoked Salmon Carvings, Potato Bar, Sweet treats. Details

Sunday, June 16 | 11 PM to 2 PM

Westin Edmonton, Edmonton


Jamaican Sizzling Jerk Festival

Come down and enjoy a day full of some amazing food and music with the family. . We got music by Chris Rock Haad Rokk and Generation II Vexx and more. Food by world-renowned jamaican cook “Rose”. Details

Sunday, June 16 2019 | 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Capilano Community League & Tennis Club, Edmonton


Mayor’s Pride Brunch

Guests will be treated to a delicious brunch with speciality drinks to brighten up their Sunday afternoon. Performances will include an out of this world drag show experience and fun, kid friendly activities for the whole family to enjoy on Father’s Day. Details

Sunday, June 16 2019 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Edmonton Convention Centre, Hall D9797 Jasper AvenueEdmonton

$20 to $80

Father’s Day Brunch

Father’s Day Brunch at Fort Edmonton Park: Enjoy a chef-attended omelette station, hand-carved roasted lamb leg, market fresh salad bar and a special selection of desserts made just for him. This year, give Dad a gift he’ll really appreciate, treat him to a brunch fit for a King on Father’s Day at Hotel Selkirk in Fort Edmonton Park. on Sun, June 16 | 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM @ Hotel Selkirk

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast: Open to all dads, dads to be, and supporters of dads. By donation, benefitting the YMCA, help yourself to some pancakes. on Sun, June 16 | 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM @ Castle Downs YMCA, 11520 153 Ave NW, Edmonton

Fathers Day Brunch: Celebrate Father’s Day with a specially created menu of classic family recipes, seasonal delights and the creative inspirations of Guru’s culinary team. on Sun, June 16 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM @Guru, 17021 100 Ave NW, Edmonton

Father’s Day Brunch Restaurant listings: Details

Best Brunch Restaurants as per OpenTable

  1. Hart’s Table & Bar – Edmonton
  2. Harvest Room – Fairmont Hotel Macdonald – Edmonton
  3. La Ronde – Château Lacombe – Edmonton
  4. The Manor Casual Bistro – Edmonton
  5. Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Ellerslie – Edmonton
  6. Sorrentino’s – Stony Plain
  7. Canteen – Edmonton

Food Bike Tour

Edmonton Food Bike Tours is a great way to learn the art of cooking from some of Edmonton’s top chefs. These tours are unique in that we have over 40 different food partners creating a unique experience almost every single time. It is a perfect way to get a behind the scenes experience & uncover a growing food scene.


Every Saturdays starting May 25th – September 28 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Constable Ezio Faraone Park, 11004 97 Ave, Edmonton



Explore the Sturgeon River and Big Lake of St. Albert.


Open every day Monday – Sunday

Riel Recreation Park , #2 Rodeo Drive St.Albert

$25 dollars 2 hours

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Art EXHIBITIONS & Other Events

A La Carte–Artwork by Marc Siegner

In “a la carte” artist Marc Siegner presents a series of vignettes in which he pairs a food cart with a location, most likely a street where he could imagine such a combination, possibly a place where the cart was or is located.

May 6 to June 9, 2019 @ McMullen Gallery

I Am From Here

I Am From Here, a new exhibition in RAM’s Human History Hall, shares the remarkable stories of the descendants of Alberta’s early Black pioneers.

March 23 to September 7, 2019 @ Royal Alberta Museum, 9810 103a Ave NW


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