Searching for free events, festivals or free places to visit and things to do this summer in Edmonton? Here is a list FREE family activities for every day this summer in Alberta Capital region. Have the best Edmonton staycation, and have a blast credit card free!
75+ FREE THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER IN EDMONTON 2019
- Events and attractions listed are free or PWYC (donation). Few day trips are also included.
How to use this article:
- Festivals that span 2 – 3 days are listed under the date that has free programming or on any of the free festival days.
- Free attractions and things to do, that are not date bound /time limited are mentioned under random dates (these can be done any date of your choosing).
- This list is for adults too. Other than few child specific activities/playgrounds, most events are fun for all ages.
For more summer fun activities, see Summer in Edmonton.
If you are visiting Calgary: Free Things to Do During Summer in Calgary.
Friday, June 28, 2019
The Works Art & Design Festival
The Works unleashes art & design throughout 1 square kilometer of Edmonton’s downtown core. Completely free to the public, the Festival is an extravaganza of visual art, design and entertainment that attracts artists and patrons from around the globe.
June 21 to July 2, 2019 @ Alberta Legislature Grounds, 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
Saturday, June 29, 2019
LOCALE Zero-Waste Festival
Locale Festival aims to transform and inspire the way you think and practice sustainable living by providing alternatives to manage your daily habits that contribute to waste. Enjoy Food + Vintage + Art + Apparel + Plants + Plastic Free Products and more!
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
@ ATB Financial Arts Barn Lobby, 10330 84 Ave NW, Edmonton
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Sand on Whyte
See amazing sand carvings in Old Strathcona!
June 28, 2019 to July 7, 2019 | | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
@ CP Rail land in the northeast corner of Whyte Avenue and Gateway Blvd,Edmonton.
2. The Blues on Whyte – 35th Birthday BASH
Join for Blues on Whyte Canada Day Weekend Celebration with live music!
Sunday, June 30 & Monday, July 1 | 11AM onwards @ Whyte Ave, Edmonton
Monday, July 1, 2019
Canada Day Celebrations
Best way to start summer? Celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday at your favourite location and take your pick from one of the spectacular fireworks that brighten the night sky.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Freewill Shakespeare Festival
Enjoy innovative production of Shakespearean drama! 15-minute Puppet shows by Let Thou Art Here Theatre will introduce the characters, outline the plot points and get the whole family excited about the performances!
Festival Runs – June 18- July 14, 2019; Tuesday Nights, Saturday Matinees are PWYW
@ Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Royal Canadian Family Circus Special Previews
The Royal Canadian Family Circus: Spectac! 2019is at West Edmonton Mall! An all new show, jam packed with explosive live entertainment, featuring high-flying acrobatics, death-defying tricks, clowning and towering feats of strength, teetering towers of balanced bodies, and more!
Enjoy special preview performances of Spectac! 2019 featuring jugglers, diabolo, balancing acts at the Centre Stage for free.
June 27, July 2, 3, 4, | 5 PM and July 5 | 2 PM. @ Centre Stage (Level One, Phase I), WEM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Go on a free guided Tour
Join for a drop in guided tour that will explore the history of many historical buildings in Down Edmonton. Part of Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton.
Festival runs – July 1 – 7, 2019. Plenty of free guided tours and low cost events.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
1. Art Gallery of Alberta
Enjoy a visit to Alberta’s best Art Gallery!
Thursday evenings are free | 5-8 PM
@ Art Gallery of Alberta 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
2. ArtWalk St. Albert
Explore the Perron Districtas it transforms into a vibrant studio and gallery—a place to enjoy, view and buy local art to suit all tastes and budgets.
First Thursday of every month from May-Sept, 2019 | 6:00 PM to 08:30 PM @ Perron District (Downtown) St. Albert
The tournament showcases elite 10 year old hockey players from across North America over 7 exciting days, culminating on Monday, June 10 with a battle for the Brick Cup. Come watch the best hockey you can find in July!
July 1 – 7, 2019 @ West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace
4. Alberta PianoFest
Enjoy An Old-Fashioned Fairy Tale piano concertfor free as part of Alberta Pianofest.
Thursday, July 4, 12:00 Noon @ Edmonton City Hall
Friday, July 5, 2019
1. Whyte Avenue Art Walk
Explore the world of artists and see art-making in action on the streets of Old Strathcona. Over 450 visual artists will bring their art supplies and art works out into the streets. Together they create an outdoor studio and gallery spanning several blocks.
July 5 – 7, 2019 |10:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
@Along Whyte Avenue (82 Ave) from 101 Street to 108 St.
2. The FOUND Festival
Throughout the festival weekend, the Found Festival Main Grounds presents numerous outdoor events that are free to the public. This includes the Found Festival Music Series that features exciting local bands, activities for youth, buskers, food vendors, a licensed liquor gardens, interactive arts and craft stations, an outdoor film screening, and much more!
July 4-7, 2019
@ Various Venues, Old Strathcona
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Go fishing with family and friends! No license required.Albertans and visitors are invited to give fishing a try on water bodies with open fishing seasons (not in national parks). Keep in mind that fishing regulations still apply.
July 6 and 7, 2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
1. Savour Strathcona County
Enjoy the best of Strathcona County’s local food purveyors, artisans, and musicians at the 2019 edition of Savour. There is also a kids zone on site!
Sunday, July 7, 2019 | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
@ Strathcona County Community Centre Agora, 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park
Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
@ SW corner of Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 – 66 Street
Monday, July 8, 2019
Spray Parks & Outdoor Pools
@ Various locations, Edmonton
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Edmonton International Street Festival
Bring your friends and family for the world’s best street performers!
July 5 – 14, 2019
@ Dr. Wilbert Mcintyre Park, 8331 104 St NW, Edmonton
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Family Nature Nights
Discover aquatic insects, birds, leaves or even the habits of urban coyotes!Family Nature Nights (FNN) is a project designed by Nature Alberta’s Nature Kids, The Alberta Science Network and The City of Edmonton, Community Recreation Services (CRS). FNN are 2 hours long and include a formal or direct teaching experience about a nature topic, guided nature walk and a game, activity and/or craft to reinforce learning.
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 | 06:00 PM – 08:30 PM
@ Various Edmonton Parks
July 3 – Wildlife in the City – Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road NW, Edmonton
July 10 – Wet & Wild – Goldbar Park, 10955 50 Street NW, Edmonton
July 17 – Precious Pollinators – Red Willow Park Kingswood, St. Albert
July 24 – Beautiful Bugs – Jackie Parker Park, 4540 50 Street NW, Edmonton
July 31 – Way of the Woods – Whitemud Park, near the Equine Centre, Edmonton
August 7 – Indigenous Summer – Twin Brooks District and Nature Park, 897 Twin Brooks Close, Edmonton
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Explore Alberta Legislature
Go for a free guided tour of the legislature with a knowledgeable Heritage Interpreter. Topics covered can include the levels of government; the roles of the Lieutenant Governor, Premier, Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly; a brief political history of Alberta; the daily Routine followed in the Chamber; parliamentary traditions and ceremonies; and the art and architecture of the building itself.
Guided Tours Summer Hours:
June 1 to August 31- Monday to Sunday and Holidays | . 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
@Access the Legislature Building through the west entrance, and meet the guide in the Lower Rotunda.
Free Ground tours are offered July 2 to August 31; Tours are available daily (including weekends) at noon and 3 p.m.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Now in its seventh year, the C’mon (Chamber music old & new) Festivalpresents three programs of adventurous classical music.
July 12 to 14, 2019
@ Studio 96, 10909 96 Street, Edmonton.
Admission: By Donation.
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Join for the celebration of the rich cultural history of the African people. Parades, food, fashion show, hair show, beer garden and so much more!
July 13 & 14, 2019
@ 10581, 107 St, NW, Edmonton
Enjoy this festivalthat celebrates twins and multiple births. There will be a parade, fun activities and more!
July 13, 2019 | 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
@ End of Steel Park, 8720 103 Street Northwest, Edmonton
3. South Terwillegar Park Outdoor Movie
Enjoy an outdoor movie in South Terwillegar Park! Films begin at sunset. BYO seating and bug repellent, and please dress (warmly) for the weather.
Saturday, July 13 @ Dusk
Saturday, August 17 @ Dusk
Saturday, September 7 @ Dusk
@ South Terwillegar Park, 7210 South Terwillegar Dr NW, Edmonton
4. Manning Summer Melt
Cool down with FREE ICE CREAM(while supplies last), FREE activities including bouncy castles, face-painters, balloon artists, and more!
Saturday, July 13 | 12 PM to 3 PM
@ Manning Town Centre, 15531 37 St NW, Edmonton
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Edmonton Carnaval is the largest Latino event in Canada that integrates Hispanic roots, cultural diversity and the Canadian identity, to enjoy art as a family.
July 13 – 14 @ Alberta Avenue Community League
2. Pioneer Days in Gibbons
Head to Gibbons and join for the fun family festival. Farmers’ market, Show and Shine, free fishing lessons, free pony rides, parade, fireworks & more!
July 12 – 14 @ Museum Grounds 4709 – 48 Ave, Gibbons
Monday, July 15, 2019
Green Shack Programs
Join in games, sports, crafts, music, drama and special events. You’ll find a list of upcoming activities and special events posted on the side of the Green Shack each week. If there’s a game or activity that you’d like to play, just ask the Program Leader.
July 2 – August 22. @ Various Parks, Edmonton
2. Stony Plain Mural Tours
Head to Stony Plain and experience the Town with the Painted Past as you discover Stony Plain’s renowned murals, historic sites, legendary characters and the unforgettable stories behind them that make up history.
DIY Tour Year Round
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Free programs at your local library
Edmonton libraries offer plenty of free, fun summer programs from magic shows to movies. Check your local library for more details.
@ Your local library
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Woodlands Water Play Park
Head to St Albert and get soaked at Woodlands Water Play Park!
Victoria Day weekend to Labor Day weekend | 10:00 AM – 08:00 PM
@ Woodlands Water Play Park,165 Sturgeon Road
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Taste of Edmonton
Enjoy live concerts- Canada’s largest free outdoor concert series, as part of Taste of Edmonton. There will be a different show every night – a delectable way to enjoy Taste of Edmonton and to soak up the sounds of summer!
July 18 – 29, 2019 from 11AM to 11PM; The free live entertainment – every night at 7:00 PM
@ Federal Building Plaza Edmonton, 108 St. & 99 Ave., Edmonton
Friday, July 19, 2019
Enjoy a sea of beautiful floats, giant balloons, amazing performers, loveable mascots and real life animals.
Friday, July 19 |10:00 AM
@Downtown Edmonton – Starts on 97th Street heading West down Jasper Avenue and finishes at 108th Street.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Parks Day Celebration
Participating provincial parks across Alberta will host fun activities for the whole family. Enter a sandcastle-building competition, learn about bear safety, go on a scavenger hunt, enjoy a campfire or just connect with nature.
July 20, 2019
@Various Provincial Parks, Alberta
Sunday, July 21, 2019
ITU World Triathlon Series Edmonton
Watch 100 Elite Athletes from over 30 countries take over Edmonton in the World Triathlon Series Race. Enjoy a beverage from the family friendly Brewster Beer Garden. Let the kids play in the kidzone contained within the licensed area so you can enjoy both the race and family time! The new mobile FitSet Ninja Warrior course will be onsite all weekend! Inbetween races visit the food vendors to grab a bite and check out the sport & lifestyle expo.
July 20 & 21, 2019
@ William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd NW, Edmonton
Sourdough Raft Race
Cheer the participants of 60th Annual Sourdough Raft Race.
Sunday, July 21, 2019 | 11:00 AM
@ Rafts launch from Terwillegar Park, Edmonton.
Watch from the banks of the river valley.
Monday, July 22, 2019
Tour of Government House
See Alberta’s Government House for yourself, and take a guided tour through 100 years of captivating history. Explore the renowned art collection highlighting the Alberta landscape and life and times of her people. See original furnishings and artifacts from the years 1913-38, when the house served as Alberta’s vice-regal residence.
Open Year Round, Free Tours are Offered Sundays and holiday Mondays |11:00 AM to 4:00PM
Government House, 12845 – 102 Avenue, Edmonton
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Classic Car Tuesdays
Join for this all ages and pet friendly event every Tuesday evening: Show n’ Shine from 5pm to 9pm! Enjoy jukebox tunes, classic cars, an Arts and Crafts market and delicious eats from Fat Franks and Nikita’s Creamery!
Tuesdays, June 18 – July 30 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
@ 24 Boudreau Rd, St. Albert
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Art Gallery of St. Albert
Appreciate contemporary art and community exhibitions, take part in visual arts programs for all ages at the gallery housed in in the historic Banque d’Hochelaga building.
Tuesday to Saturday | 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
@ 19 Perron St, St. Albert
Thursday, July 25, 2019
University of Alberta Museums
Explore U of A museums- 29diverse museum collections located in faculties and departments. Explore fossils, Antiquities, art works and more!
Year round, Hours Vary (few museums may be closed during Summer holidays)
@ U of A, Edmonton
Friday, July 26, 2019
French Quarter Patio Series concerts
Enjoy a free concert featuring renowned performers presenting a wide variety of music.
Fridays, May 24 – August 30th | 7 – 9 PM @ Café Bicyclette — La Cité Francophone
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Grain Elevator Museums
A reminiscent of Alberta’s golden agricultural past, these distinctive wooden structures that once dotted Alberta’s skyline teach valuable history lessons and about how a vibrant community grew around a grain elevator. Admission by Donation
St Albert Grain Elevator Museum4 Meadowview Drive, St Albert
Victoria Day to Labour Day | Wednesday – Sunday | 10:00 – 5:00 PM and on Heritage Day.
Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum, 120 Railway Avenue,Spruce Grove
May 1st – September 30 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, from Wednesday – Saturday.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Miquelon Lake Provincial Park
See over200 species of birds, explore aquatic and winged life around Grebe Pond or try matching tracks to animals or spend a day at the beach!
Year Round (beach – summer)
@ Miquelon Lake Provincial Park
Monday, July 29, 2019
View the sun, moon, stars and planets through high quality telescopes at RASC Observatory. Explore the sky with the assistance of volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Edmonton Centre.
February – November
July & August: Daily: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM& 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
@ RASC Observatory at the TELUS World of Science – south lawn at 11211 – 142 Street, Edmonton.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Join the fun with your toddler at one of Canada’s largest interactive playscape (10,000 square feet), Rotary Playscape in Bruce and Jeannette Fuhr Sports Park, Spruce Grove
Round the Year.
@ 9 Tri Leisure Way, Spruce Grove
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area
Explore 480-acre park Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area, that has over 14 kilometres of scenic trails, which are perfect in the summer for walking or biking.
@ Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area, 1128 Township Rd 534, Onoway
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Explore City Hall
ExploreEdmonton’s government centre, a unique building that ‘Look to the future, take pride in the past’. Tour (Self guided tour) the building that features a 23-bell carillon, learn about Edmonton’s past.
@ Edmonton City Hall
Friday, August 2, 2019
Telephone Historical Centre
Learn how the world communicated before the era of smartphones! Head to Telephone Historical Centreandsee artifacts that date back to 1876, and Play with our hands-on exhibits depicting how different forms of telecommunications technology actually worked.
Tuesday to Friday | 9:00AM – 3:00PM
@ Telephone Historical Centre, Prince of Wales Armouries Building.
Admission: By Donation. ($2)
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Summer Movies in the Park
Aug 3, 2019 @ Silverberry Park (Silverberry Road)
Movie: Missing Link
Aug 10, 2019 @ Laurel Park (32 Street & 18A Avenue)
Lego Movie 2
Aug 17, 2019 @ Wild Rose (3630 – 23 Street)
How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World
Aug 24, 2019 @ Meadows Community Recreation Centre (2704 – 17 Street) – south side field
Head to Alberta Beach for a day in the sun! Enjoy Alberta Beach Music Festival, which is located in Gazebo Park and runs all afternoon and evening on the Saturday after the parade. The Kids Area is located in the new Boat Launch Park and will have face painters, balloon artists, and inflatable bounce houses and slides.
August 3 to 6, 2019
@ Alberta Beach (1 hr from Edmonton)
Sunday, August 4, 2019
Poundmaker’s Lodge Annual POW WOW
The annual Pow Wow is our signature community engagement event which brings together almost 10,000 spectators each year. There will be traditional dancers, singers, traditional foods, and crafters.
August 3 & 4, 2019
@ 25108 Poundmaker Road
Monday, August 5, 2019
Servus Heritage Festival
Enjoy a three-day showcase of Canada’s vibrant multicultural heritage. Explore pavilions representing over eighty-five cultures that will be part of this exciting celebration. Enjoy delicious cultural food, wonderful creative performances, lots of crafts, artwork, clothing, and plenty of opportunities to chat with people eager to talk about their cultural roots and their communities in Canada.
August 3 to 5, 2019
@William Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary
The sanctuary protects 348 acres of marshland, open meadow, aspen parkland and pine forest. The varied habitats of the Sanctuary attract a diversity of animals, including more than one hundred bird species, and provide excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.
@ Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, Spruce Grove
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Wagner Natural area
Take a walk through Wagner Natural area, a microcosm of boreal forest, enjoying the orchids (Sixteen species of orchids, out of a total of 26 species found in Alberta, occur within or near Wagner Natural Area), various wild flowers including carnivorous plants,and colurful plumage of birds that call the area it’s home. Isolated population of the Western (or Boreal) Toad is found in marl ponds.
@ Wagner Natural area, 1.6 km west of the junction of Yellowhead Highway 16 and Highway 44
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Explore Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
The 97 square kilometre Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area contains forests, pastures and wetlands. Explore the PRA over many days!
@ Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
Friday, August 9, 2019
Broadmoor Lake Park
Go for a relaxing walk at the park and the let kids have fun at the Spray Park & Playground!
Year round (Spary Park – seasonal)
@ Broadmoor Lake Park, Sherwood Park
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Each dayfeatures a variety of family friendly outdoor activities, exhibitors, and entertainment – including an organized raft float on the North Saskatchewan River!
August 10, 2019
@ Laurier Park, Edmonton and Voyageur Park, Devon
Sunday, August 11, 2019
See the most spectacular costumes and join in on the fun during Cariwest!
Festival: August 9 to 11; Parade: Saturday | 12 noon – 2:00 PM
@ Federal Building Plaza, 9820 107 St NW, Edmonton
Mission Hill Day
Enjoy an historic photo display, historic demonstrations and a tall glass of lemonade while you take in the view from atop Mission Hill. There will be crafts and games for the young at heart.
Sunday, August 11 | noon to 4 PM
@ Father Lacombe Chapel, St Albert – Admission By Donation.
Monday, August 12, 2019
John E. Poole Interpretive Boardwalk
Explore interpretive boardwalk built on the marsh next to Big Lake. A perfect family hands-on wetland education destination: see a variety of variety of birds, mammals, plants, and insects. Interpretive site also includes trails, critter dipping stations and picnic area.
Spring to Fall
@ Access from Riel Drive past the entrance to the Enjoy Centre, Riel Drive.[part of Lois Hole Provincial Park]
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Celebrate summer at Edmontonian’s summer destination. Wabamun Lake Provncial Park offers a plethora of activities from all sorts of water related recreational activities to hiking to birding. Surrounding power stations keep the water from freezing making it a great wildlife and birding area. The lake is also well known for whitefish, yellow perch and northern pike fishing. Enjoy swimming at Moonlight Bay (man made beach) at Wabamun Lake PP or at Seba Beach.
@ Wabamun Lake Provncial Park
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Old Strathcona Walking Tour
Go for a historical walking tour ofOld Strathcona!
Year Round – 2 hours tour.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival
Marvel at the dare devil acts, enjoy outdoor performances, artisans, children’s activities and more at Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.
August 15-25, 2019
@ Old Strathcona
Friday, August 16, 2019
Explore Edmonton Galleries
Check out art galleries in Edmonton that showcase fresh abstracts and eccentric sculptures to paintings, wood carvings, clay works, jewellery, sculptures by Canadian First Nations artists.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
1. Edmonton Marathon
See the latest in sports & health related activitiesduring the Expo or cheer the participants during the Marathon held on Sunday.
August 17 to 18
@ Edmonton Convention Centre
2. Farm & Heritage Carnival
Join forold fashioned carnival funfor kids of all ages.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 12:00PM – 4:00 PM
@ SG Grain Elevator Museum Site, 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Open Farm Days
Alberta Open Farm Days is about farmers and ranchers inviting their urban and rural neighbours to stop in for a visit to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow their food. At Prairie Gardens -Bring the whole family for behind the scenes tours of our community supported agriculture gardens, petting farm, and complimentary admission to our Kids Corn Mazes this day only.
August 17 & 18, 2019
@ Participating Farms, Alberta
Prairie Fun Days!
Explore exceptional locations in scenicCamrose County! Prairie Fun Days is a self-guided driving tour of Camrose County. Stops are organized at historical sites, beautiful churches, local attractions and working farms.
August 17 & 18, 2019
@ Camrose County
Monday, August 19, 2019
Ministik Bird Sanctuary
Enjoy hiking, or bird watchingatMinistik Lake that is home to many threatened migratory birds such as the American white pelican and blue heron.
@ Cooking Lake Moraine Natural Area
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pathway of Poems
How many poemscan you relate to as you walk along one of the Meadows Community League’s Poetry Pathways! Around 100 poems by Edmonton poets have been sandblasted into sidewalks of the Measows Community!
Year round ( snow free)
@ In front of Father Michael Troy Junior High School, in front of Velma E Baker Elementary School, third on the pathways north of the Millcreek Ravine and in front of Silverberry Park in The Meadows Community League.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Enjoy a bike ride through Edmonton’s beautiful river valley.
Late Spring to Fall
@ Edmonton River Valley Trails
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Test your skill at Edmonton skateparks!!
Spring to Fall
@ Edmonton skateparks!!
Friday, August 23, 2019
Explore Downtown Edmonton
Enjoy Downtown Edmonton like a true local in the Downtown Business Association’s Stories of Our Streets Tour. This free 90-minute walking tour starts on the historic 104 Street Promenade in the warehouse district.
During Summer Months
weekday mornings and Tuesday evenings.
@ Starts on the historic 104 Street Promenade and end at the 101 Street Funicular.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Explore 124 Street
Lining 124 Streetare a unique group of businesses and stores that create a shopping community you won’t want to miss. Visit coffee shops, boutiques, art galleries, and shops that make this area an exciting neighbourhood to explore and discover what makes it oh-so-Edmonton.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Celebrate Italian culture with live music, dance performances, cooking demos, kids entertainment, lots of food, games, sporting events and a fireworks show.
Sunday, August 25, 2019. | 11 PM – 6 PM
@ Giovanni Caboto Park, Edmonton
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sherwood Park Natural Area
Enjoy a walk along the Old Edmonton Trail, and spot animals from the wildlife-watching platform.
@ Located between Township Road 520 and 522 on Range Road 231
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Picnic in the Park
Enjoy a picnic on a glorious summer day at one of Edmonton’s parks!
Spring to Fall
@ Edmonton Parks
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Explore the story of St Albert
Learn how missionaries and Métis contributed to the development of St Albert at Musée Héritage Museum.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
@ St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum
Learn about the history of theRegiment and the military history of Alberta and Canada.
Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
@ Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, 10440 – 108 Ave Edmonton
Friday, August 30, 2019
St Albert Botanical Park
Enjoy the displays of seasonal flowers at this five acre botanical garden!
Dawn to Dusk
@ St Albert Botanical Park, 265 Sturgeon Road, St. Albert
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Enjoy a fun scavenger hunt across Edmonton, find hidden geocaches and discover unique geographical features!
Round the year
@ Various locations, Edmonton
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Explore the best artworks and murals in Edmonton
Explore City of Edmonton’s public art collection!!
@Various locations, Edmonton.
Monday, September 2, 2019
Sheep Leaving Parade
Visit Fort Saskatchewan and join in at the sheep leaving paradeand Picnic in the Park with the sheep. Everyone can play with the sheep, talk to the Shepherds, and do some fun crafts.
September 2, 2019 | 10:00 AM
@ Legacy Park, Fort Saskatchewan
Traditional walk from Legacy Park through downtown and ending up at the Fort Saskatchewan Museum & Historic Site.
Explore Edmonton Parks using Urban BioKits
Download Urban BioKits and explore Edmonton’s parks! Discover or learn to identify plants, animals and birds that are found in Edmonton. Can you find the Provincial fungus or Yellow Lady’s-Slipper Orchids?
@ Edmonton Parks