Events happening in Edmonton in August
Festival Month !
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 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/