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TOP 10 EVENTS AND FESTIVALS IN EDMONTON ALBERTA

Edmonton in Alberta offers many popular events and festivals every year.

10 of those events in Edmonton highlighted here at Top Events Canada includes the Edmonton International Jazz Festival, regarded as one of the flagship jazz festivals in Canada, and the Big Valley Jamboree voted by the Canadian Country Music Association as the country event of the year.

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Ice On Whyte Festival
late January to early February
Edmonton, Alberta


Top Events Canada – Winter Events and winter festivalsA popular event for more than decade, the Ice on Whyte Festival in Edmonton, is one of the top 10 events and festivals in Edmonton, Alberta. The festival features a wealth of ice carvings and creations along with 10 days of festival fun – from interactive children's games, a giant ice slide, games, and ice carving lessons to live music, fashion, food, and culturally themed days and even a marketplace.

For details concerning the Ice on Whyte Festival take a look at:
http://www.iceonwhyte.ca/








Edmonton Gay Pride

mid June
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Gay Pride in CanadaA popular celebration for over 30 years, the main purpose of Edmonton Gay Pride is to bring together the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, their family, friends, co-workers, and supporters, for a huge amount of fun including the ever popular Gay Pride Parade and the subsequent Celebration on the Square with a beer garden, food stalls, wine bar, poetry readings, and art shows. Other events include the Pure Pride Dance Party on the Saturday after the festival, as well as comedy shows, youth events, baseball games and croquet tournaments and even Queer History Bus Tours.

For more information about Edmonton Gay Pride visit:
http://www.edmontonpride.ca







Edmonton International Jazz Festival

late June
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Jazz FestivalsAn increasingly popular event since 2005, and now regarded as one of the flagship jazz festivals in Canada, the Edmonton Jazz Festival showcases the jazz music of a wide range of provincial, national and international jazz artists by creating the perfect environment for jazz artists to perform, collaborate, and celebrate jazz music from all over the world with the people of Edmonton and even more many different countries.

For more information about the Edmonton International Jazz Festival visit:
http://www.edmontonjazz.com/







Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

mid July
Edmonton, Alberta


Top Events Canada – Theatre in CanadaAlso known as the StreetFest, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival takes place in downtown Edmonton in and around Sir Winston Churchill Square and features an international cast of street performers including jugglers, acrobats, hip hop dancers, sword-swallowers, musicians and more, with over 1500 outdoor performances and a few indoor shows over ten days.

For more information about the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival visit:
http://www.topeventscanada.com/alberta-edmonton-international-street-performers-festival.html
or visit the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival website at : http://edmontonstreetfest.com/








Big Valley Jamboree
early August
Camrose, near Edmonton, Alberta (AB)


Top Events Canada – Country MusicJust one of the top 10 events and festivals in Edmonton Alberta, and recognized by the Canadian Country Music Association as the country event of the year in 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2010, the large Big Valley Jamboree 4-day event is one of the largest music festivals in North America attracting more than 100,000 fans as well as a host of reputable and favorite country music stars.

For more information abut the Big Valley Jamboree visit:
www.bigvalleyjamboree.com







Edmonton Folk Music Festival

early - mid August
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Folk FestivalsTaking place in Gallagher Park just across the river from downtown Edmonton, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival is one of the world’s biggest and best attended folk festivals. One of the top events and festivals in Edmonton, this annual four-day outdoor event attracts folk musicians from around the world offering traditional and contemporary folk music including Celtic, country, blues, gospel, soul and world music, workshops, jam sessions and fully fledged concerts.

Click here for more details about the Edmonton Folk Music Festival or visit the Edmonton Folk Music Festival website at :
http://www.edmontonfolkfest.org/







Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival
mid August
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Fringe TheatreThe Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is eleven days of revealing theatre food, arts and crafts on-site with upwards of 400,000 performers attracting more than 93,000 patrons to enjoy the Festival's indoor shows. Edmonton’s world-renowned theatre festival is the oldest and largest in North America and the second-largest in the world.

For more information about the The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival take a look at:
http://www.topeventscanada.com/alberta-edmonton-international-fringe-theatre-festival.html
or visit:
http://www.fringetheatre.ca







Kites over Callingwood

late August
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Kite FestivalsA popular attraction for more than 2 decades, the annual Kites over Callingwood event helps those of all ages wanting to take part with decorating flags and then learning how to fly them. Alternatives for those taking part are to bring their own favorite kites or to purchase one on site. Even windsocks are available for purchase. Other fun can be had with live music, DJ music, juggling performances and even face painting.

For more information about Kites over Callingwood visit:
http://www.callingwoodlymburn.com/programs/kites-over-callingwood







Fruit Grower’s Festival

mid September
Edmonton, Albert (AB)

Top Events Canada – Fruit eventsHighly respected experts from the Fruit Growers Association take the chance at this event at the Fruit Grower’s Festival to showcase everything about fruit-growing in Alberta and to presenting a wide range of information about fruit-growing in Alberta. All parts of the event are free with regular admission.

For more about the Fruit Grower’s Festival visit:
http://www.devonian.ualberta.ca/Events/FruitGrowersFestival.asp







Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

late October
Edmonton, Alberta (AB)

Food and Wine Events in CanadaShowcasing an impressive selection of wines, spirits, beer and mouthwatering samples from some of Edmonton’s finest restaurants and hotels, the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival offers the opportunity to sample medal winning wines, attend cheese seminars and even vote on the food samples.

For details about the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival visit:
http://www.topeventscanada.com/alberta-edmonton-rocky-mountain-wine-food-festival.html
or visit:
http://www.rockymountainwine.com/








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