Best Summer Festivals in Edmonton 2024

Best Summer Festivals in Edmonton 2024

Downtown Spark is one of Edmonton's Best summer Festivals
Summer in Edmonton is packed with festivals and fun! Here are some of our favourite Edmonton Summer Festivals. Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

Festival City didn’t get its name by accident! We think these some of the Best Summer Festivals in Edmonton – and the most family-friendly options! Read on for information and dates for 2024!

Downtown Spark is a festival that kicks off summer in Edmonton.

Downtown Spark

  • May 23-June 2, 2024 – Downtown Edmonton

Enjoy art installations, block parties, music and fun in the heart of Edmonton! More info HERE

U-Fest is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

U-Fest Edmonton Ukrainian Festival

  • May 24-25, 2024 – Borden Park

Western Canada’s largest Ukrainian festival bringing together music, dance, art and of course, FOOD! More info HERE

The International Children's Festival of the Arts is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

International Children’s Festival of the Arts

  • May 30-June 2, 2024 – St. Albert

A mix of theatre, roving performers, art activities for kids and much more! More info HERE

The Works Art & Design Festival is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

The Works Art & Design Festival

  • June 27-July 1, 2024 – Sir Winston Churchill Square

Check out the incredible art installations – or maybe make some art of your own at The Works Art & Design Festival! More info HERE

The Street performers Festival is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

  • July 5-14, 2024 – Sir Winston Churchill Square

Celebrate 40 years of the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival with 10 days of performances in Churchill Square! More info HERE

Taste of Edmonton is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

A Taste of Edmonton

  • July 18-28, 2024 – Sir Winston Churchill Square

Samples dishes from dozens of Edmonton’s favourite restaurants – and enjoy music and performances too! More info HERE

K-Days

  • July 19-28, 2024 – Edmonton EXPO Centre & Exhibition Grounds

Edmonton’s iconic exhibition with a midway, food, music and much more! More info HERE

The Heritage Festival is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

Edmonton Heritage Festival

  • August 5-7, 2024 – Edmonton Exhibition Grounds and Borden Park

The largest three-day celebration of multiculturalism in the world! More info HERE

Edmonton Folk Music Festival

  • August 8-11, 2024 – Gallagher Park

You know it’s August when the sweet sounds of folk music echo through the river valley! More info HERE

Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival

  • August 9-11, 2024 – Downtown Edmonton

It kicks off with a colourful parade and the fun, festivities and food continue for three days! More info

Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival

  • August 15-25, 2024 – Old Strathcona

Find your Fringe is the 2024 theme of the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival – 11 days of theatre, performers and fun! More info HERE

Kaleido is one of Edmonton's Best Summer Festivals

Kaleido Family Arts Festival

  • September 13-15, 2024 – Alberta Avenue

A unique mix of music, art, culture, food and community. Kaleido is a one-of-a-kind, can’t miss event perfect for kids & families! More info HERE

Edmonton Playgrounds shares a list of best Winter Festivals in Edmonton.

Festival Season doesn’t stop at the end of Summer. Check out our list of the Best Winter Festivals in Edmonton!

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