What’s On This Week in Edmonton

A look at what’s on this week in Edmonton. Events this Week in Edmonton: August 14 to 20, 2017




 

20 Aug

Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

August 20, 2017

Free for Spectators

The 2017 Servus Edmonton Marathon Family Festival Weekend kicks off August 19-20 and we hope you’ll join us for the 26th running of one of Alberta’s best road races. Registration numbers climbed last year once the word was out about the course re-design, with over 4,500 participants over race weekend. ...  »

19 Aug

Elk Island National Park, 1-54401 Range Road 203, Fort Saskatchewan

August 19, 2017

780-922-5790

Free

Bison were nearly lost from North America! But by the early 20th century, bison purchased from Montana and brought to Elk Island National Park began to slowly re-build their numbers. Today nearly every plains bison you see in southern Canada, whether in conservation or domestic herds, had an ancestor in ...  »

19 Aug

Villeneuve Airport, Range Road 271, Villeneuve

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$27 & up

The Edmonton Airshow is an entertainment spectacle that celebrates both the rich history and the modern evolution of aviation, particularly in Edmonton.  »

19 Aug

Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 66th Street Northwest, Edmonton

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

780-440-8488

0

Come to Mill Woods Town Centre on August 19 & 20, bring your own LEGO® creations to display and win. Participate in the awesome building competitions for different age groups, and SHOW the world how talented you are! Who is it for? all-ages People need to register online for Display competitions. HOW ...  »

19 Aug

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$39.5 - $275 + charges

With Special Guest Chloe Albert On the 25th anniversary of her platinum selling Ingénue album and the huge hit “Constant Craving”, which launched her into stardom around the world, k.d. lang is about to hit the road solo across Canada, coming to Edmonton’s Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium ...  »

19 Aug

Lamont & District Agricultural Society Grounds, 195014 Township Rd 552, Lamont

August 19, 2017

780-895-2233

0-$50

Join Lamont County at a full-day rural experience in conjunction with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s Open Farm Days. This event is a unique and exciting opportunity for people and families to experience rural living, and develop a positive awareness of food safety and food production. Guests will see first ...  »

19 Aug

Sir Winston Churchill Square, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

780-993-9799

Free

The Edmonton Latin Festival returns for its 8th consecutive year and promises to bring back more Latin flavor to Churchill Square. On August 19th and 20th this event will showcase dancing, live music, vendors, and food from Central and South America.  »

19 Aug

Union Hall, 6240 99 Street Northwest, Edmonton

August 19, 2017

$49.95 - $55.95

Filipino rock band which first achieved commercial success during the late 1980s in the Philippines. The band broke up in 1995 with lead vocalist Jett Pangan forming another band, the Jett Pangan Group. The Dawn reunited in late 1999. The Dawn is considered the "longest-lived and most prolific rock band in the ...  »

19 Aug

Northlands Park Racetrack, 7410 Borden Park Road, Edmonton

August 19, 2017

780.471.8174

Free admission

It’s the biggest event in Western Canadian racing—a thrilling afternoon where the past and present collide. A day of glamour and action, filled with history and tradition. Celebrate the 88th and Final running of the Canadian Derby this August 19 at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino and be part of ...  »

19 Aug

Various Farms, Alberta

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

Free & Ticketed Events

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. As well, some of Alberta’s most talented chefs and rural communities will be ...  »

19 Aug

The Ranch Roadhouse, 6107 104 Street Northwest, Edmonton

August 19, 2017

780.289.3924

$30 - $60

The Edmonton Combat League is dedicated to providing a platform for young martial artists to hone their craft and learn the necessary skills and discipline to either transition onto the next level of the career as a martial artist, as well as a safe environment for them to compete. The ...  »

19 Aug

12503 128 Street Northwest, Edmonton

August 19, 2017

7804963738

Free

Come down to Edmonton Fire Station 8 to help celebrate 50 years in the community. Visitors will have an opportunity to take tour of Fire Station 8 as well as check out the fire vehicles on site. There will also be a barbecue to celebrate 50 years of Station 8 (while supplies last).
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18 Aug

Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5411 51 Street, Stony Plain

August 18, 2017

780-963-2777

$39-$149

Paranormal investigator and instructor Morgan Knudsen (Discovery Channel’s A Haunting, Fireside Ghost Experience, CBC) hosts an evening at the Multicultural Heritage Centre in Stony Plain, AB. Knudsen, and renowned entertainer Nikolai Smith, say this five-hour evening adventure is all about separating reality from fantasy in the paranormal field, and ...  »

18 Aug

Rogers Place, 10220 - 104 Avenue, Edmonton

August 18, 2017

$17 - $450

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced today they will tour North America this summer, featuring support from chart-topping Fitz and The Tantrums and opener James Arthur, season nine winner of British The X Factor on select dates. OneRepublic released their debut set Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. The album included the smash ...  »

18 Aug

River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch

August 18, 2017

$36.75 & up

The Pointer Sisters began their formal vocal training in their father’s church, The Church of God in West Oakland, California. They went on to achieve worldwide fame and have secured a place in pop music history as a dynamic female group! Their first performance in Los Angeles at the ...  »

18 Aug

Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

August 18, 2017 To August 19, 2017

$18.5 + charges

Chautauqua 150 Presents: The Gift: A Tribute To Ian Tyson After a five year hiatus The Gift: A Tribute to the Words and Music of Ian Tyson has been resurrected for two shows at Festival Place on August 18th and 19th. Festival Place played host to the critically acclaimed show when ...  »

18 Aug

5100 - 41 Ave., Stony Plain, AB Canada 

August 18, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$20 to $65

Gain a new appreciation of the west’s rich and incredible cowboy heritage and celebrate the cowboy scene through music, cowboy poetry and the visual arts & crafts. With extraordinary entertainers, you’ll have the time of your life! In honor of our 25th Anniversary Stony Plain Cowboy Festival, the ...  »

18 Aug

William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road, Edmonton

August 18, 2017 To August 19, 2017

$60 to $120

Friday Line Up
Persons of Interest · 5 Man Electrical Band · Tom Cochrane with Red Rider

Saturday Line Up
VERA · Chronic Rock · Lee Aaron · Prism
Sass Jordan · Chilliwack · Trooper  »

18 Aug

Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, 9999 Grierson Hill Rd NW, Edmonton

August 18, 2017 To August 20, 2017

Free

Come out and check out all the races, ceremonies and vendors. Join us for the traditional Blessing of the Boats on Friday evening at Louise McKinney Park docks. The racing begins Friday evening with the Novice Cup races where novice teams will experience their first dragon boat race! This is ...  »

18 Aug

Varscona Theatre, 83 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

August 18, 2017 To September 2, 2017

$23 to $25

Teatro La Quindicina presents The Exquisite Hour at the Fringe. Teatro’s Fringe offering is, appropriately, a work which had its premiere at the Festival, back in 2002. One of our most frequently requested and revived productions, Lemoine’s 60 minute romantic comedy is one of his most oft-produced plays across Canada. ...  »

18 Aug

Legacy Park, 10005 102 St, Fort Saskatchewan

August 18, 2017

780-912-2157

0

It’s like going to a drive-in movie, but you need a lawn chair or blanket instead of a car. Movie Under the Stars is a fun family night that has become one of the community’s favourites. There is no charge for this popular evening, so gather up your ...  »

17 Aug

Various Venues, Edmonton

August 17, 2017 To August 27, 2017

780-448-9000

Free & ticketed events.

Join Fringe Theatre Adventures at the 36th Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, August 17-27, 2017! The Edmonton Fringe takes place in Old Strathcona, for a vibrant 11 days and features Buskers, Outdoor Performers, Artisans and Vendors and over 1,600 live theatre performances are hosted by close to 50 venues. 2017 Theme:  A Midsummer Night’s ...  »

17 Aug

Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

August 17, 2017

$8.5

Chautauqua 150 Presents:The Edmonton Pops Orchestra. The Edmonton Pops Orchestra takes you back to an evening of song and dance from the 1920s and 30s. Featuring music of Berlin, Porter and Gershwin including “Steppin’ Out”, “I Get A Kick Out Of You”, “Someone to Watch Over Me”, and some exciting ...  »

17 Aug

TELUS World of Science, 11211 142 Street Northwest, Edmonton

August 17, 2017

780-451-3344

$11.95 per ticket.

Whether it’s a girl’s night out with friends, or a “lady’s choice” date night with that special someone, Ladies Night in the IMAX Theatre is the perfect setting. Ladies Night in the IMAX Theatre presents the 2016 Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” Arrive early and relax with a glass ...  »

16 Aug

River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch

August 16, 2017

$52.5 & up

Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as Bring Me Some Water, No Souvenirs and Ain’t It ...  »

16 Aug

Commonwealth Stadium, 11000 Stadium Rd., Edmonton

August 16, 2017

$55.5 to $183+charges

The WorldWired Tour is a current concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016.  »

15 Aug

Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

August 15, 2017

$13.5 + charges

Chautauqua 150 Presents: The Fiddle Project Featuring April Verch The Canadian Fiddle Project brings together seven of Canada’s finest traditional musicians and step dancers, and celebrates one of our nation’s strongest musical traditions; fiddle music! This special one-time concert production was created by longtime friends and collaborators, April Verch (...  »

14 Aug

Myer Horowitz Theatre, 8900 114 Street NW, Edmonton

August 14, 2017

$39.50 - $54.50

American country singer/songwriter, bluegrass musician, multi-instrumentalist and Grammy-award winner. Stuart is a member of the board of the Country Music Foundation, and is a past President. Stuart has also been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1993. He was born September 30, 1958 in Philadelphia, Mississippi and was married with ...  »

14 Aug

Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

August 14, 2017

$8.5

"Take my eyes, you'll see" develops the major themes related to aging with a with a great sense of empathy, emotion and humor. After a great reception in Ottawa as part of our 150th celebration, the French Canadian senior associations are in the process of finalising plans for this play ...  »

13 Aug

Columbus Park, 116 Main Street, Spruce Grove

August 13, 2017 To September 10, 2017

1 (780) 571 4770

FREE admission

A community initiated event within the heart of Spruce Grove’s City Centre! This event features: Vendor Booths, Fresh Produce & Fruit, Food Trucks and Live Entertainment. Most Public Markets feature a free Bouncy Fun House and face painting/sparkle tattoos for a small fee. The SUN, AUG 13 market is ...  »

05 Aug

Festival Place, Festival Way, Sherwood Park

August 5, 2017 To August 20, 2017

780-449-3378

Free & Ticketed Events

Strathcona County and the Festival Place Cultural Arts Foundation are pleased to present the Chautauqua Tent, a two-week cultural experience celebrating Canada 150. Inspired by the Chautauqua tradition, which brought culture and education to communities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a giant tent will be set up just ...  »

03 Aug

Perron District, St. Albert

August 3, 2017 To September 7, 2017

7809071630

Free

ArtWalk St. Albert will kick off its 15th season on Thursday, May 4 in the city’s Perron District at 6 p.m. Running the first Thursday of every month from May to September, ArtWalk is the perfect family-friendly opportunity to stroll the District, meet local artists, visit downtown venues and enjoy ...  »

22 Jul

Alberta Craft Gallery, 10186 106 Street, Edmonton

July 22, 2017 To September 2, 2017

780-488-6611

Free

Sam Knopp’s upcoming exhibition “Relocations” is both a reference to her recent personal geographic transition (moving back to Alberta after living and studying in Vancouver for the past seven years) as well as her approach to ceramics itself, as she “relocates” the materials and aesthetics of studio pottery with ...  »

22 Jul

Alberta Craft Gallery, 10186 106 Street, Edmonton

July 22, 2017 To September 2, 2017

780-488-6611

Free

Having had the opportunity to see pit-fired pottery in galleries, I became intrigued by the process, not only because of the colour development but also because it can be carried out in one’s backyard. The direction I wanted to pursue, however, was different from more frequently seen pit-fired pottery--one ...  »

14 Jul

Edmonton Paintball Centre, 10010 107A Ave, Edmonton

July 14, 2017 To August 25, 2017

780-800-2324

$35

Play paintball till late at Edmonton Paintball’s Late Night event! Grab your buddies and head down for an evening full of paintball and pizza! Our night kicks off at 8:30 pm and we play until midnight! We’ll stop in the middle for a some late night nibbles on some ...  »

10 Jul

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Hwy 16 E, Tofield

July 10, 2017 To August 25, 2017

780-662-3855 ext. 1111

$273-$315

The Historic Children’s Program is a weeklong summer day camp running through July and August! Kids travel back in time at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village and become Ukrainian settlers of East Central Alberta. They get a historic outfit, participate in activities of the 1920s, interact with farm animals ...  »

09 Jul

Edmonton Paintball Centre, 10010 107a Ave, Edmonton

July 9, 2017 To August 27, 2017

7808002324

$33

This summer we’re offering Mini Paintball (the hottest Birthday Party in Edmonton!) as a public event with no minimum group size! Mini Paintball is paintball designed for younger players! You’ll use smaller pump-action guns that shoot smaller paintballs and are half the speed of full-sized paintball. Come play ...  »

09 Jul

Edmonton Paintball Centre, 10010 107a Ave NW, Edmonton

July 9, 2017 To August 27, 2017

7808002324

$33

This summer we’re offering Mini Paintball (the hottest Birthday Party in Edmonton!) as a public event with no minimum group size! Come play Mini Paintball with other kids ages 8-12. Mini Paintball uses smaller pump-action guns that shoot smaller paintballs and are half the speed of full-sized paintball. Purchase ...  »

06 Jul

Edmonton Paintball Centre, 10010 107a Ave NW, Edmonton

July 6, 2017 To August 29, 2017

7808002324

$65

Edmonton Paintball and Laser City Laser Tag present an Action-Packed Summer Day Camp! Half the day is spent playing Laser Tag and the other half playing Mini Paintball. Campers get lunch and two snacks. Who is it for? Ages 8-12 HOW MUCH Tickets : $65 per day. 6 PM pick up available for ...  »

01 Jul

Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

July 1, 2017 To August 30, 2017

780.449.3378

$8.00

The Qualico Patio Series at Festival Place is a unique musical event that presents two acts featuring an eclectic variety of pop, jazz, world, Celtic, folk, blues and country from local and touring musicians. The patio provides and idyllic setting for music lovers next to Broadmoor Lake with a profusion ...  »

29 Jun

The Borealis Gallery, 9820 107 Street Northwest, Edmonton

June 29, 2017 To October 1, 2017

7804277362

0

The Dream We Form By Being Together centres on the theme of reconciliation and emerges from the awareness that art can play a central role in the process. Drawing from indigenous practices and understandings, the show seeks to rebalance colonial narratives within the much larger story of this place we ...  »

08 Jun

Laser City, 10010 107a Ave, Edmonton

June 8, 2017 To August 31, 2017

7808004920

$5

$5 Games of Laser Tag are happening every Thursday at Laser City! Only $5 per player per game. No bookings required, just drop-in and play! Games take about 20-25 minutes, including getting geared up, playing, and getting scorecards afterwards. Who is it for? Ages 6+ HOW MUCH Tickets : $5 for all ages How to [&...  »

02 Jun

TELUS World of Science Edmonton

June 2, 2017 To September 3, 2017

780-451-3344

$12-$18 +GST

We’re turning it up a knotch and hosting laser shows every Friday and Saturday night, through to September long-weekend! We’ll show some beloved favourites, and even a few we’ve never played before. Who is it for? all-ages Parental discretion is advised. Some Laser Shows contain strong language ...  »

31 May

152 Street & Stony Plain Road, Edmonton

May 31, 2017 To September 13, 2017

780-477-5169

0

Come visit the unique “YEG Market” and discover everything it has to offer. If you are looking for fresh and locally grown fruit and vegetables, authentic homemade food from around the world, arts and crafts and family entertainment, then this is the Market for you! Who is it for? all-ages ...  »

26 May

Castrol Raceway, Leduc County

May 26, 2017 To October 9, 2017

FREE - $40

Race your own vehicle down the Castrol Raceway Drag Strip! Join us at Castrol Raceway and race your vehicle during the weekly JB’s Power Centre Street Legal.  As long as your vehicle is register-able and insurable… you’re good to go! Streel Legal is presented in conjunction with Edmonton ...  »

20 May

104 Street Northwest, Edmonton

May 20, 2017 To October 7, 2017

Free!

Join us at the market and find farm-fresh produce, locally raised meats, and ready to eat meals. You can shop local for bread, fruit wines and sweet delights, or treat yourself to handcrafted jewellery, local art, or bespoke clothing. Who is it for? all-ages Free for all ages. WHEN & ...  »

18 May

Capitol Theatre, 7000 143 Street, Edmonton

May 18, 2017 To September 28, 2017

(780) 496-7381

$10

Enjoy a variety of hand picked classic movies each month in Fort Edmonton Park’s Cinema Series. Played in the historic Capitol Theatre, each film in the Cinema Series is selected by Artistic Director Dana Anderson, who introduces a new film each week. Every month features a new line up ...  »

26 Mar

On The Rocks, 11740 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

March 26, 2017 To December 31, 2017

7809148966

Free

On the Rocks and Connie’s Comedy present COMEDY ON THE ROCKS – a weekly Sunday comedy show with an MC, some open mic spots, and a headliner to close the show. Live band follows on Sunday nights. A great night of entertainment and Connie’s Comedy is happy to be ...  »

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