Happy first weekend of summer, Edmonton! A warm weekend is coming up, and there are several festivals taking place, as well as a Soapbox Race! Not to mention, a big Oilers game. Plan ahead, and check out these things to do in and around Edmonton this weekend.

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2024 Summer Solstice Music Festival

Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for their Summer Solstice Music Festival this week! Experience live music and welcome the summer season!

When: Wednesday, June 19th until Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 10014 81 Avenue NW
Cost: $49– $90

Alberta Circus Arts Festival

Come one, come all! This weekend, Alberta Circus Arts Festival is taking place. For four days, you can watch Canadian contemporary circus performances, along with free activities for everyone.

When: Thursday, June 20th until Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: 8540 Roper Road
Cost: $26.89-$52.87

Night Market

The fourth annual Night Market at the River Cree, presented by Enoch Cree Nation will showcase First Nation & local artisans, vendors, food trucks, and more. It is also Canada’s Largest Outdoor Indigenous Market!

When: Thursday, June 20th to Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where:  River Cree Resort and Casino, 300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch
Cost Free admission


The 7th annual YEGPIN Pinball and Arcade Expo kicks off on Thursday, and will take over for four full days at Millennium Place. There will be over 250 pinball machines, 50 classic video games, and other game room goodies.

When: Thursday, June 20th to Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB.
Cost: $22.50+

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2024

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, head to the AGA to celebrate the rich cultural heritage, resilience, and contributions of Indigenous peoples to our community and beyond. The AGA is offering free admission for this event.

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where:  2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost Free

National Indigenous Peoples Day

At the RAM, National Indigenous Peoples Day will be honoured and celebrated starting Friday, June 21st through to Sunday, June 23rd. There will be special programming centering Indigenous voices and experiences. Admission is always free for Indigenous Peoples.

When: Friday, June 21st, to Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where:  9810 103a Avenue NW
Cost Free-$21

Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers

Are you ready for another nerve-wrecking game? The Edmonton Oilers are back at home for Game 6 against the Florida Panthers for the Stanley Cup Finals. If you don’t want to spend the $$ to watch the game in Rogers Place, you can check out the Fan Park!

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where: Rogers Place/Ice District
Cost: Free/$1883+


BOMFEST is back! The one-day music festival is dedicated to showcasing the electronic music scene and takes pride in presenting some of the biggest artists in the world, as well as introducing fans to emerging talent— showcasing everything from trance to dubstep to house. This year, headliners include Armin Van Buuren, Jauz, and Imanbek.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where:  FanPark @ Ice District
Cost $99.95+


Looking for another free event this month? Edmonton’s TENNISfest is a FREE, large-scale TryTennis event, scheduled for Saturday, June 22nd, at the Edmonton ExpoCentre. If you are interested in trying tennis, or learning more about how and where to play, be sure to sign up!

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where: Edmonton ExpoCentre
Cost: Free

Red Bull Soapbox Race

Get ready to rev up your excitement as the inaugural Red Bull Soapbox Race is taking place in Edmonton this weekend! Check out this unforgettable experience and watch the brave teams race down the course.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where:  Queen Elizabeth Park Road
Cost: Free