Get outside this weekend! Check out outdoor performances at the Edmonton Fringe Festival (or some amazing indoor shows—check out some of our recommendations here). Or head over to one of these other amazing outdoor events and enjoy the sunny weather expected for this weekend!
The Lebanese Festival Through August 27
Enjoy authentic Mediterranean food, music, and dance at this lively event. Admission is free and there will also be a Kids Zone for the little festival-goers. Don’t miss out on the folk dance performances and the other exciting live entertainment!
Sir Winston Churchill Square | 102 Ave. & 100 St.
Edmonton Blues Festival August 25-27
The 19th annual Blues Festival kicks off at Hawrelak Park this Friday night and includes over 15 talented musical artists/bands. Jam out to the The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Colin Linden, Victor Wainwright, and more this weekend!
Hawrelak Park | 9930 Groat Rd.
The Food Trucks Are Coming August 25
Head to St. Albert for an evening of delicious food and live entertainment! Be sure to check out the beer gardens, take a tour of the historic grain elevators, and buy tickets for the 50/50 raffle. The volunteers will also be collecting Food Bank donations, so don’t forget to bring a non-perishable item.
St. Albert Grain Elevator Park | 4 Meadowview Lane
Edmonton Eskimos vs Saskatchewan Roughriders August 25
Grab a beer and a hot dog and cheer on the Esks as they take on the Roughriders at Commonwealth Stadium.
Commonwealth Stadium | 11000 Stadium Rd.
Viva Italia August 27
Visit Viva Italia, Edmonton’s Italian district, for a free festival that includes cooking demonstrations, a wine & cheese tent, fireworks, and much more! Enjoy the live musical performances and watch the ongoing sporting events throughout the day.
Giovanni Caboto Park | 108 Ave. & 95 St.