The second weekend in August means festivals and other amazing summer events are in full-swing (check here for a list of August festivals!) Be sure to check out these cool events going on in the city!
Rock’N August August 8-12
Admire over 400 vintage cars at this classic car show. Enjoy a pancake breakfast in the mornings Tuesday-Thursday, evening dances, and show & shines all day!
Service Credit Union Place | 400 Campbell Rd., St. Albert
Perseids Pyjama Party August 11
Put on your warmest pjs, cozy up with the family, and gaze at the night sky at this event with the Royal Astronomical Society. There will be stargazing, children’s activities, bedtime stories, and a concession! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend an evening under the stars.
U of A Botanic Garden | 51227 Hwy 60
FC Edmonton vs New York Cosmos August 11
Cheer on Edmonton’s North American Soccer League team as they take on the New York Cosmos at Clarke Stadium Friday night.
Clark Stadium | 11000 Stadium Rd.
Volunteer Rock! August 13
This family event celebrates 150 years of volunteerism in Canada and in Edmonton. Admission is free and includes live entertainment, food trucks, children’s play area, and beer gardens.
Heritage Amphitheatre | 9330 Groat Rd.
Ukrainian Day August 13
Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada this Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. Start the day off with a delicious pancake breakfast then enjoy cultural music and dancing, with traditional Ukrainian food samples, kid’s activities, and art showcases.
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village | Located 25 minutes east of Edmonton on Hwy 16
Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios Through August 13
It’s the final weekend for Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities! Let it pull you into a strange, Steampunk-inspired world where an ambitious inventor attempts to manipulate the world around him—including time, space, and dimensions. Get ready to experience a curious new world filled with dazzling effects, stunning set designs, elaborate costumes, and—as always—an impressive display of dance, stunts, and acrobatics.
Northlands | 7424-118 Ave.