What to do in the core this summer is a social-calendar dream. Beyond the friend hangs and the patio sessions (go easy, young buck), make sure to plunk some of these events into the mix.What to do in the core this summer is a social-calendar dream. Beyond the friend hangs and the patio sessions (go easy, young buck), make sure to plunk some of these events into the mix.
124 GRAND MARKET /// Thursdays and Sundays
Food trucks, local goods, live music, kids programming and more at this 124 Street staple. Thursday markets run 4:00pm- 8:00pm, from May 9 to October 10, and Sunday markets are 11:00am-3:00pm from June 2 to September 29.
108 Avenue and 124 Street (Thursdays) and 102 Avenue and 124 Street (Sundays)
SUPER SATURDAY /// June 15
Start your day off right at DECL’s Annual Pancake Breakfast, then head over to Mercer Super Party (1-10pm) on 104 Street and Fruit Loop Pride Wrap-Up Street Party on 103 Street (3-10pm)
EDMONTON’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FESTIVAL /// June 22, 11:00am – 9:00pm
Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with a Pow-Wow, interactive activities, live performances and an artisan marketplace.
Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Avenue
THE USUAL HAUNTS
– The Works June 20 to July 2
– Taste of Edmonton July 18 to July 28
– Premier’s Breakfast
– Canada Day Breakfast
BEYEG CHALLENGE /// June 15
Sign up as a team of two or four and race around central Edmonton to compete in various mental and physical challenges.
Various locations throughout the core.
YARDS SUMMER LAUNCH EVENT /// June 20
Join us for a discussion on accessibility in the core
The Hendrix Roof Top Patio Doors at 6:30pm, Speaker at 7:30pm
HISTORIC FESTIVAL AND DOORS OPEN EDMONTON /// July 1 to 7
Explore Edmonton’s past through the lens of this year’s leisure theme by partaking in tours and gatherings at communities, museums, and historical sites around the city.
Various locations throughout Edmonton.
SNAP GALLERY ARTISTS TALKS /// July 15 and August 23, 6:00pm
Hear Kristie MacDonald (July 15) and Amery Sandford (August 23) discuss the themes and journeys behind their most recent projects.
CARIWEST FESTIVAL /// August 9 to 11
The spirit of the Caribbean comes to Edmonton in Cariwest’s 35th anniversary celebration. Immerse yourself in Caribbean food, crafts, entertainment and, of course, a rum garden.
Federal Building Plaza, 9820 107 Street
SERVUS EDMONTON MARATHON /// August 17 and 18
Run one of Western Canada’s flattest marathon courses, sign up for a shorter distance, or grab a spot at one of the many spectator hot spots and cheer.
Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue (check website for route information).