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Summer Festivals & Events in Edmonton

Published Jun 27, 2017
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Join the excitement and let Ayre & Oxford be your guide as we share our list of must see festivals and events this summer!

Taste of Edmonton

July 20 – July 29th

Experience the best eats from Edmonton's food scene at the Taste of Edmonton Festival.  For 10 days you can savor mouth-watering tastings from all over Edmonton in desserts, dishes, cocktails, and so much more! Head to Sir Winston Churchill Square for food, live concerts including I Mother Earth, and a children's nutrition program.


July 21 – July 30th

Get ready for 10 days of summer fun with thrilling rides, attractions, shopping, and concert series at the Edmonton EXPO Centre! Try some fabulous foods at the food court, Ribfest, or be adventurous and try some newly invented desserts, dishes, and drinks at the New Food Contest. Advance tickets available here.

The Servus Heritage Festival

August 5 – 7th

Ever wanted to take a trip around the world? The Servus Heritage Festival at William Hawrelak Park takes you on a cultural adventure across 90 countries through food, dance, and the arts. This free festival is packed with cultural displays, crafts, and performances. Although there is no parking at the park, there are several alternative means of transportation available.

Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival

August 17 – 27th

Old Strathcona is the home to this year's Fringe Theatre Festival. Incredible talent will be on display here through improv, music, and theatrical performances. This year's Fringe theme is A Midsummer Night's Fringe. Expect a magical time starting with a performance by an illusionist at the opening ceremonies and fairies and magicians popping up throughout the festival.

Edmonton Airshow

August 19 – 20th

The Snowbirds return to celebrate Canada's 150 in full formation for the first time in 15 years! Head down to the Villeneuve Airport for amazing aerobatics, over 30 food trucks, a family fun zone, and impressive planes on display. Get your tickets early and plan to bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the show.   


Edmonton summers and festivals go hand and hand. Get outside and enjoy!