Happy Canada Day weekend, Edmonton! Looks like sunshine in the forecast, and we’re excited. From festivals to markets, and Canada Day celebrations, it is bound to be a good weekend! So gather your friends and family and check out the best things to do in Edmonton this Canada Day weekend!

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Edmonton International Jazz Festival

Since 2006, the TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival has been bringing the world’s best jazz to Edmonton, and this year is no exception. The popular music event returns this June!

When:  Tuesday, June 25th to Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where:  Various venues
Cost: Free & paid options

The Works Art & Design Festival

From June 27th to July 1st, witness a vibrant world where fun and intrigue knows no bounds! The Works Art & Design Festival is back celebrating visual art & design in Edmonton’s Downtown Core.

When:  Thursday, June 27th, to Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost:  Free

Sponsored Pick: Summer Showcase

Celebrate Canada Day weekend at the Pigeon Lake Music Festival Summer Showcase. Enjoy music, comedy, and family fun in a beautiful outdoor setting with on-site camping. Performing will be a 100% Canadian lineup with artists like Loverboy, Tom Cochrane, Sam Roberts Band, The Strumbellas, Serena Ryder, and more! There are activities to keep the kids entertained, food vendors to keep you fed, and daily happy hours with drinks starting as low as $3! Don’t forget to jump on some epic  deals before they sell out.

When: Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Pigeon Lake Festival Grounds, 473008 Range Road 10, Mulhurst 
Cost: Day, Weekend and Early Bird Passes Available

  • Buy 2 weekend passes get the 3rd free
  • Buy 4 weekend passes get a free campsite

Love Out Loud Pride Market

The Love Out Loud Pride Market and Celebration is back in June, presented by North of Ordinary Events. You will be able to shop from 85 vendors, crafters, designers, food trucks, music and LGBTQ2S+ Community Groups.

When:  Friday, June 28th, 2024
Where:  Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway Ave NW
Cost:  Free entry

Cage the Elephant

GRAMMY Award winning rock band Cage The Elephant mark their return with their latest release ‘Neon Pill’ and their 45-date North American summer tour, which stops in Edmonton on Friday.

When: Friday, June 28th, 2024
Where:  Rogers Place
Cost $110.67 +

Ride-On Carnival & Artisan Collective Market

Get your Canada Day Long weekend started early at Mill Woods Town Centre this Friday! The Ride-On Carnival and Pop Up market will be taking place from this week and into the long weekend.

When:  Friday, June 28th, until Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  Mill Woods Town Centre, 2331 66 Street NW
Cost:  $1+

Canada Day at the Legislature

Canada Day at the Legislature will offer free entertainment and activities for all ages to enjoy. You can expect a Family Fun Zone, and the Legislature’s Chamber floor will be open to the public.

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  Alberta Legislature Grounds, 10800 97 Ave NW
Cost: Free

Canada Day Fireworks

Start off the month right, with some Canada Day fireworks! The city’s fireworks will light up the sky over Edmonton’s River Valley at 11pm.

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  Viewing locations include Queen Elizabeth Park and Hill, River Valley Road Trail, Victoria Park, and Ezio Faraone Park
Cost: Free

Canada Day with Edmonton Riverhawks

Celebrate Canada Day at the ballpark with Edmonton Riverhawks! The post-game party will include performances by Brasstactics, the Canadian classic rock band Giv’r, and one of the best views in the city to watch the City of Edmonton’s fireworks display!

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: RE/MAX Field, 10233 96 Ave NW
Cost:  $9.99+

TELUS World of Science’s 40th Anniversary

Get ready for the Science Centre’s 40th Anniversary on July 1st, with Galaxy Fest! It is hosting “a stellar throwback to the 1985 celebrations that were out of this world!” There will be galactic cupcakes, science experiments, space-themed activities and the “Science Centre’s largest rocket launch to date!”

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St NW
Cost: $27.95-$36.95

Canada Day at Muttart

Muttart Conservatory will be celebrating Canada Day with activities to celebrate the multiculturalism including henna, airbrush tattoos, crafts, scavenger hunt and more!

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where:  9626 – 96A Street
Cost: $14.95

Have a great Canada Day!