Events happening in Edmonton in August

Festival Month !


Heritage festival

The world's largest outdoor celebration of multiculturalism.

July 30 – August 1, 2022

Hawrelak perk – 9330 Groat Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Get More info here = https://www.heritagefest.ca/

Edmonton Folk Music Festival

A dizzying four days of music, great food and a stellar setting during the Edmonton Folk Music Festival have become a summer institution in the city.

August 4 – August 7, 2022

Gallagher park – 9505 96 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta

Get tickets and info here = https://edmontonfolkfest.org/

Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival

Don't miss three party-filled days of Caribbean culture in the heart of downtown!

August 5 – August 7, 2022

Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta

Get More info here = https://www.cariwest.ca/

Edmonton Fringe Festival

Experience dynamic, innovative theatre during North America’s biggest and oldest fringe festival.

August 11- August 21, 2022

Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Get More info Here = https://www.fringetheatre.ca/festival/

Edmonton Blues Festival

The Edmonton Blues Festival is back and heating up this August! Many of the acts originally booked and cancelled for 2020 will be taking the stage in 2022 at the Heritage Amphitheatre (hooray!).

August 19-August 21, 2022

Heritigae Amphitheatre – Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta

Get More info here=https://www.bluesinternationalltd.com/

Events Happening in Calgary in August


Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival

The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is Calgary’s premiere water sport festival, with over 1850 competitors and 4000 spectators, displaying dragon boat racing for a family friendly event.

Where: North Glenmore Park

When: August 5-7

Get More info Here =https://calgarydragonboatsociety.com/


Get ready for a spectacular Caribbean celebration with music, costumes, tradition, and culture, at Carifest 2022, featuring and parade and live music in Shaw Millennium Park.

Where: Shaw Millennium Park

When: August 12-13

Get More info here = https://carifestcalgary.com/


Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival returns with GlobalFest at Elliston Park, displaying Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence with incredible firework displays presented by India, Austria, France, and Germany.

Where: Elliston Park

When: August 18-27

Get More info here = https://globalfest.ca/

Country Thunder

Country Thunder returns with a new venue at Fort Calgary and country music superstars Morgan Wallen, Florida Georgia Line, and Lee Brice headlining the summer music festival favourite. Country Thunder Alberta 2022 is sold out.

Where: Fort Calgary

When: August 19-21

Get More info here = https://www.countrythunder.com/ab

Calgary Pride Parade & Festival

Celebrate gender and sexual diversity with Calgary Pride with the return of in-person programming, featuring the annual festival and a variety of special events.

Where: More details to come

When: August 26 – September 5

Get More info here = https://www.calgarypride.ca/