Welcome to the first weekend of August, and a long weekend! It looks like warm weather and sunny skies ahead, so be sure to get outside and make the most of it! While you’re out there, check out these things to do in Edmonton this weekend!
Edmonton Indigenous Fashion Week (EIFW) showcases the creativity, diversity, and traditions of Indigenous fashion designers, models, and artists from across Canada. This 1st annual event, and there will be 24 designers, 40 Indigenous vendors, and 30 Indigenous performers!
When: Thursday, August 3rd, to Saturday, August 5th, 2023
Where: River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch
Music lovers, kick off the long weekend with Disco in the Park! Taking place from Friday to Sunday, the festival is presented by Grindstone Theatre Society and SWEAT DJ Collective, and showcases original electronic music! This year’s lineup includes Crystal Waters, Fred Falke, French Horn Rebellion, Humans, Pat Lok, and Never Dull.
When: Friday, August 4th to Sunday, August 6th, 2023
Where: Louise Mckinney Riverfront Park, 9999 Grierson Hill Rd NW
Multi-platinum headliners and famed heavy metal rock group Avenged Sevenfold have launched an extensive Life is But A Dream… North American tour with Alexisonfire. The tour stops in Edmonton on Friday.
When: Friday, August 4th, 2023
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
The world’s largest three-day multiculturalism celebration takes place in Edmonton, and it is coming up this weekend. The Edmonton Heritage Festival showcases a diversity of cuisine, entertainment, interpretive materials, and crafts worldwide.
When: Saturday, August 5th to Monday, August 7th, 2023
Where: Edmonton Exhibition Lands and Borden Park
Cost: Free to attend
Al Fresco on 4th is back! This fantastic outdoor experience rolls a market, food trucks and expanded patios into one convenient location. So, whether you’re looking for a beverage on a patio, the hustle and bustle of the market, or something fresh from a local food truck, this is the place to be.
When: Saturdays throughout the summer
Where: 104th Street Downtown
Get ready to experience aerobatic stunts and jaw-dropping performances at the Alberta International Airshow! Taking place this weekend, you and the family can watch as top performers, including the renowned Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, CF-18 Demo team, the USAF A-10 Demo team and the Canadian Forces Skyhawks Parachute Team, take flight in Sturgeon County!
When: Saturday, August 5th to Sunday, August 6th, 2023
Where: 1A 27018 SH 633, Sturgeon County
Calling fans of Peppa Pig! You can join Peppa Pig on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe, this weekend! You can expect a 60-minute live musical experience!
When: Sunday, August 6th, 2023
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium,
Long weekend? Road trip! If you’re not scared of the water temps, then go check out some of the most amazing beaches around the province.
Where: Click the link above for our picks
That’s right, the Edmonton Corn Maze is back for the season and it’s open for the long weekend! Head down and quite literally lose yourself in acres upon acres of corn.
When: Open throughout August
Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove
Cost: $12+ for GA
One of the summer’s most beloved activities is back in action! The Edmonton Riverboat is cruising through summer, and tickets are available for their Sunday tours. Check out their Sunday brunches, or buffet dinners!
When: Sunday, August 6th, 2023
Where: 9734 98 Avenue NW
Have a great weekend!