On the lookout for one thing enjoyable to do that weekend? These 11 occasions will be ticketed in Edmonton


Festivals are returning in Edmonton and weekend climate is wanting up, so we’re sharing some ideas that may assist you determine the right way to spend your time.

Sir Winston Churchill Sq. is the place to catch the CaryWest Caribbean Arts Competition beginning Friday by way of Sunday.

The occasion features a Friday night time costume extravaganza, a parade on Saturdays and a Caribbean village with reside leisure, a youngsters’s nook, scrumptious Caribbean delicacies, and markets.

One other long-standing staple of the summer time competition season – the Edmonton Folks Music Competition – returns to Gallagher Park by Sunday.

This 12 months’s competition options performances from the likes of Mary Chapin Carpenter, Allison Russell, Jeremy Dutcher and practically 50 different artists.

View from the hill for the folks competition in 2018. (Edmonton Folks Music Competition / Introduced by Brian Cooper)

Animethon 2022, which begins Friday and runs by way of Sunday, will characteristic visitor appearances, a fan expo, workshops, and plenty of gaming motion within the Edmonton Conference Heart’s video room.

August can be a good time to soak up the College of Alberta Botanic Gardens the place the Aga Khan Backyard is filling with shade and spots just like the indoor showhome have reopened. They’re additionally providing particular twilight picnics.

You’ll be able to watch our Edmonton from the College of Alberta Botanical Backyard on Saturdays at 10 a.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. and Mondays at 11 a.m. on CBC TV and CBC Gem.

The Aga Khan Gardens on the College of Alberta are in full bloom. (Adrienne Lamb / CBC)

On the lookout for a bit of additional incentive to get out and discover? Turns on the market was an incident for him.

The River Valley Alliance is internet hosting its summer time scavenger hunt, which incorporates among the finest native prizes. You will get in on the motion by August 26.

The inaugural Satisfaction Cup on Saturday on the ICE District Plaza will have a good time range, equality and inclusion by way of ball hockey, reside bands, DJs and sports activities. Edmonton Rays will face Calgary Pioneers with a puck drop at 2 p.m.

Jubefest returns to Jubilee in each Calgary and Edmonton on Thursday night time with reside, native music till as we speak, August 25. Juno Award-winning musician Garth Prince is beginning issues off with a live performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $20.

Musician Garth Prince taking part in a present on the North Alberta Jubilee Auditorium as a part of Jubefest on August 4. (Submitted by the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium)

The Edmonton Kennel Membership is internet hosting its a hundred and tenth Anniversary Present, beginning as we speak by way of Sunday, that includes canine reveals, obedience trails, and extra on the Whitmad Equine Studying Heart.

On Saturdays, the Filipino Meals Fiesta options native eating places and caterers between 10am and 4pm at Gold Bar Park.

The Alberta Craft Council’s characteristic gallery has gone to the birds with a brand new present referred to as Alberda: Put a hen on it. The exhibition, till 29 October, considers the feathered wildlife of our province by way of all kinds of featured hen species, supplies and creative views.

For those who’re after a rustic drive and down house farming expertise, go to Bon Accord Harvest Days with parades, farmers markets, bean bag tournaments, and fireworks. The occasion is freed from cost and runs from Friday to Sunday.



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