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  • Fringe Theatre Festival | August 17 - 27

    Fringe Theatre Festival

    August 17 – 27 Old Strathcona A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is celebrating their 36th year from August 17 to 27. Get fringing this summer with 10 full…
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  • Servus Edmonton Marathon | August 19 - 20, 2017

    Servus Edmonton Marathon

    August 19 – 20 It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants will be on a route overlooking the Edmonton River Valley and several iconic Edmonton neighbourhoods…
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  • ATB Tour of Alberta | September 1 - 4

    ATB Tour of Alberta

    September 1 – 4 Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch some of the world’s best cyclist compete for top spot and also take in all the live entertainment, food…
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  • UFC 215 | September 9 | Rogers Place

    UFC 215

    September 9 Rogers Place The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host to UFC 215 with two title fights: Johnson vs Borg & Nunes vs. Shevchenko! Click Here for more…
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  • FISE World Series Edmonton | September 15 - 17 | Hawrelak Park

    FISE World Series Edmonton

    September 15 – 17 Hawrelak Park The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard are back in Hawrelak Park. The Festival International des Sports Extreme (FISE) World Series takes…
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  • Local Love Pop Up | The Enjoy Centre | September 24

    Local Love Pop Up

    September 24 The Enjoy Centre A wedding themed pop up event that showcases unique vendors that don’t necessarily fit the larger themed events as well as brand new companies or the overlooked hidden gems.…
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  • Edmonton Design Week | September 22 - 30

    Edmonton Design Week

    September 22 – 30 A week where innovation and collaboration takes over Edmonton. This nine day festivals includes interactive installations, workshops, tours and pop-up parties and exhibitions throughout…
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  • Edmonton International Film Festival | Septeber 28 - October 7

    Edmonton International Film Festival

    September 28 – October 7 For all the film buffs out there, the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) is here and there are amazing array of films being shown in downtown Edmonton! Click Here…
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  • LitFest Alberta | October 10 - 22

    LitFest

    October 10 – 22 LitFest is Canada’s Original Nonfiction Festival which celebrates a moveable feast of nonfiction. It is more than just reading books, it is about making real life come off the page. Readers…
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  • Edmonton Comedy Festival | October 12 - 14

    Edmonton Comedy Festival

    October 12 – 14 Three days of laugh out loud comedy is coming to six venues across the city for the Edmonton Comedy Festival. This year features comics from across North America performing at various…
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  • Canadian Finals Rodeo | November 8 - 12

    Canadian Finals Rodeo

    November 8 – 12 Northlands Coliseum Watch as the county’s best athletes buck, rope and ride their way to national titles at the Canadian Finals Rodeo from November 8 – 12. Click Here for more information.…
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  • PBR Global Cup | November 9 - 10

    PBR Global Cup

    November 9 – 10 Rogers Place The world’s best bull riding athletes are coming to Rogers Place! The PBR Global Cup is the ultimate expression of national pride on the international stage as athletes compete…
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  • Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival | November 10 -11

    Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

    November 10 – 11 Shaw Conference Centre Celebrating 20 years! The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival brings new and delicious products from wines and spirits to great brews. To top it all off, gourmet…
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  • All is Bright Festival | 124 Street | November 25

    All is Bright Festival

    November 25 124 Street Celebrate the winter season in Edmonton with the annual All is Bright Festival on Saturday, November 25 from 4PM to 8PM. Brought to you by the businesses of 124 Street and High…
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  • Festival of Trees | Shaw Conference Centre | November 25

    Festival of Trees

    November 30 – December 3 Shaw Conference Centre What better way to get geared up for the holidays than with hundreds of decorated trees and lights, live music, and shopping! In its 33 rd year, The University…
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  • Shumka's Nutcracker | Northern Jubilee Auditorium | December 29 - 30

    Shumka's Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

    December 29 – 30 Northern Jubilee Auditorium The holidays are in the air! The Ukrainian Shumka Dancer’s Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream is returning at the end of December. This holiday classic is performing…
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  • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature

    Celebrate the Season

    December 7 - 23 Alberta Legislature For over 30 years the Alberta Legislature has celebrated the holiday season with musical performances throughout December. Celebrate the Season with daily performances…
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  • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature

    New Year's Eve Downtown

    December 31 Alberta Legislature Ring in the New Year at the Alberta Legislature Grounds with a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm. This family-friendly event wraps up 2017 and a year-long celebration…
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  • Wedding Fair | January 7, 2018 | Shaw Conference Centre

    Wedding Fair

    January 7 Shaw Conference Centre Calling all Edmonton brides! The ultimate wedding planning event is at the Shaw Conference Centre and we will be there. Come visit us to learn how to make your wedding…
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  • Edmonton Renovation Show | January 26 - 28 | Edmonton Expo Centre

    Renovation Show

    January 26 – 28 Edmonton Expo Centre Get ready to refresh your space with the Edmonton Renovation Show. Find fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home…
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  • Love in Yeg Boutique Bridal Show | February 4 | Matrix Hotel

    Love in Yeg Bridal Show

    February 4 Matrix Hotel We are proud to be hosting Love in Yeg, a boutique Edmonton bridal show, where couples can meet with potential wedding vendors in a more intimate and personalized setting. Click…
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  • Silver Skate Festival | Hawrelak Park | February 10 - 20, 2017

    Silver Skate Festival

    February 9 – 19 Hawrelak Park Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation. The Silver Skate Festival is the longest running winter…
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  • Ice Castles

    Ice Castles

    Hawrelak Park Explore a castle made entirely of ice! This two acre winter wonderland is crafted by hand using iciclles and water. Ice Castles calls Hawrelak Park home and this winter, experience this…
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  • Dining Week | March 9 - 18 | Downtown Edmonton

    Downtown Dining Week

    March 9 – 18 For ten days in March, some of Downtown Edmonton’s best restaurant serve up multi-course meals at special prices. Treat your taste buds at a variety of restaurants spanning many different…
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  • Edmonton Home and Garden Show | March 22 - 25

    Edmonton Home + Garden Show

    March 22-25 Edmonton Expo Centre Get inspired this spring, with the Edmonton Home + Garden Show. Visit with industry experts for helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home…
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  • Free Wine Tasting | Hospitality Suite | Matrix Hotel

    Evening Wine Tasting

    Whether you’re winding down your day or starting your night, we invite all guests to join us in the Hospitality Suite at 5:30 PM every day for a complimentary wine tasting. In addition to a featured…
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  • Rogers Place | Edmonton Oilers

    Edmonton Oilers

    March 27 | April 5, 7 Roger's Place The Edmonton Oilers are at Rogers Place for the last few games of the season. Grab your blue and orange and make it a night! Check out our Offers page for the…
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  • Edmonton Poetry Festival | April 22 - 29

    Edmonton Poetry Festival

    April 22 – 29 Poetry is a source of energy, entertainment and joy shared by all societies. The Edmonton Poetry Festival celebrates poetry in all its forms. It doesn’t matter what age you are, what culture…
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  • Servus Edmonton Marathon | August 19 - 20, 2017

    Servus Edmonton Marathon

    August 19 – 20 It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants…
  • Fringe Theatre Festival | August 17 - 27

    Fringe Theatre Festival

    August 17 – 27 Old Strathcona A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre…
  • ATB Tour of Alberta | September 1 - 4

    ATB Tour of Alberta

    September 1 – 4 Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch…
  • UFC 215 | September 9 | Rogers Place

    UFC 215

    September 9 Rogers Place The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host…
  • FISE World Series Edmonton | September 15 - 17 | Hawrelak Park

    FISE World Series Edmonton

    September 15 – 17 Hawrelak Park The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard…
  • Local Love Pop Up | The Enjoy Centre | September 24

    Local Love Pop Up

    September 24 The Enjoy Centre A wedding themed pop up event that showcases unique vendors that don’t…
  • Edmonton Design Week | September 22 - 30

    Edmonton Design Week

    September 22 – 30 A week where innovation and collaboration takes over Edmonton. This nine day festivals…
  • Edmonton International Film Festival | Septeber 28 - October 7

    Edmonton International Film Festival

    September 28 – October 7 For all the film buffs out there, the Edmonton International Film Festival…
  • Edmonton Comedy Festival | October 12 - 14

    Edmonton Comedy Festival

    October 12 – 14 Three days of laugh out loud comedy is coming to six venues across the city for the…
  • LitFest Alberta | October 10 - 22

    LitFest

    October 10 – 22 LitFest is Canada’s Original Nonfiction Festival which celebrates a moveable feast…
  • Canadian Finals Rodeo | November 8 - 12

    Canadian Finals Rodeo

    November 8 – 12 Northlands Coliseum Watch as the county’s best athletes buck, rope and ride their way…
  • PBR Global Cup | November 9 - 10

    PBR Global Cup

    November 9 – 10 Rogers Place The world’s best bull riding athletes are coming to Rogers Place! The…
  • Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival | November 10 -11

    Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

    November 10 – 11 Shaw Conference Centre Celebrating 20 years! The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival…
  • All is Bright Festival | 124 Street | November 25

    All is Bright Festival

    November 25 124 Street Celebrate the winter season in Edmonton with the annual All is Bright Festival…
  • Festival of Trees | Shaw Conference Centre | November 25

    Festival of Trees

    November 30 – December 3 Shaw Conference Centre What better way to get geared up for the holidays than…
  • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature

    Celebrate the Season

    December 7 - 23 Alberta Legislature For over 30 years the Alberta Legislature has celebrated the holiday…
  • Shumka's Nutcracker | Northern Jubilee Auditorium | December 29 - 30

    Shumka's Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

    December 29 – 30 Northern Jubilee Auditorium The holidays are in the air! The Ukrainian Shumka Dancer’s…
  • Rogers Place | Edmonton Oilers

    Edmonton Oilers

    March 27 | April 5, 7 Roger's Place The Edmonton Oilers are at Rogers Place for the last few games…
  • Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature

    New Year's Eve Downtown

    December 31 Alberta Legislature Ring in the New Year at the Alberta Legislature Grounds with a spectacular…
  • Wedding Fair | January 7, 2018 | Shaw Conference Centre

    Wedding Fair

    January 7 Shaw Conference Centre Calling all Edmonton brides! The ultimate wedding planning event is…
  • Edmonton Renovation Show | January 26 - 28 | Edmonton Expo Centre

    Renovation Show

    January 26 – 28 Edmonton Expo Centre Get ready to refresh your space with the Edmonton Renovation Show.…
  • Love in Yeg Boutique Bridal Show | February 4 | Matrix Hotel

    Love in Yeg Bridal Show

    February 4 Matrix Hotel We are proud to be hosting Love in Yeg, a boutique Edmonton bridal show, where…
  • Silver Skate Festival | Hawrelak Park | February 10 - 20, 2017

    Silver Skate Festival

    February 9 – 19 Hawrelak Park Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially…
  • Ice Castles

    Ice Castles

    Hawrelak Park Explore a castle made entirely of ice! This two acre winter wonderland is crafted by…
  • Dining Week | March 9 - 18 | Downtown Edmonton

    Downtown Dining Week

    March 9 – 18 For ten days in March, some of Downtown Edmonton’s best restaurant serve up multi-course…
  • Edmonton Home and Garden Show | March 22 - 25

    Edmonton Home + Garden Show

    March 22-25 Edmonton Expo Centre Get inspired this spring, with the Edmonton Home + Garden Show. Visit…
  • Free Wine Tasting | Hospitality Suite | Matrix Hotel

    Evening Wine Tasting

    Whether you’re winding down your day or starting your night, we invite all guests to join us in the…
  • Rogers Place | Edmonton Oilers

    Edmonton Oilers

    March 27 | April 5, 7 Roger's Place The Edmonton Oilers are at Rogers Place for the last few games…
  • Edmonton Poetry Festival | April 22 - 29

    Edmonton Poetry Festival

    April 22 – 29 Poetry is a source of energy, entertainment and joy shared by all societies. The Edmonton…
  • Servus Edmonton Marathon

    08/19/2017

    August 19 – 20

    It’s a weekend of activity in Edmonton with the Servus Edmonton Marathon. Participants will be on a route overlooking the Edmonton River Valley and several iconic Edmonton neighbourhoods along the way!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Fringe Theatre Festival

    08/26/2017

    August 17 – 27
    Old Strathcona

    A Midsummer Night’s Fringe! The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is celebrating their 36th year from August 17 to 27. Get fringing this summer with 10 full days of theatre, street performers, live storytelling and of course food!

    Click Here for more information.

  • ATB Tour of Alberta

    09/03/2017

    September 1 – 4

    Back for its fifth year, the ATB Tour of Alberta is racing through the city. Watch some of the world’s best cyclist compete for top spot and also take in all the live entertainment, food and activities going on at the festival.

    Click Here for more information.

  • UFC 215

    09/08/2017

    September 9
    Rogers Place

    The UFC is coming to Edmonton for the first time! Rogers Place will play host to UFC 215 with two title fights: Johnson vs Borg & Nunes vs. Shevchenko!

    Click Here for more information.

  • FISE World Series Edmonton

    09/16/2017

    September 15 – 17
    Hawrelak Park

    The best is BMX Freestyle, MTB Slopestyle, BMX Flat and Skateboard are back in Hawrelak Park. The Festival International des Sports Extreme (FISE) World Series takes place September 15 – 17 and watch as athletes compete with their death-defying tricks in front of a crowd of thousands!

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Local Love Pop Up

    09/23/2017

    September 24
    The Enjoy Centre

    A wedding themed pop up event that showcases unique vendors that don’t necessarily fit the larger themed events as well as brand new companies or the overlooked hidden gems. This modern pop up wedding show is THE destination for all things bridal in Edmonton.

    Be sure to swing by and say Hi! to our amazing team who will be there to help plan your dream wedding

    Click Here for more information.

  • Edmonton Design Week

    09/29/2017

    September 22 – 30

    A week where innovation and collaboration takes over Edmonton. This nine day festivals includes interactive installations, workshops, tours and pop-up parties and exhibitions throughout Edmonton all focused around design.

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Edmonton International Film Festival

    10/06/2017

    September 28 – October 7

    For all the film buffs out there, the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) is here and there are amazing array of films being shown in downtown Edmonton!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Edmonton Comedy Festival

    10/13/2017

    October 12 – 14

    Three days of laugh out loud comedy is coming to six venues across the city for the Edmonton Comedy Festival. This year features comics from across North America performing at various venues from October 12 – 14.

    Click Here for more information.

  • LitFest

    10/21/2017

    October 10 – 22

    LitFest is Canada’s Original Nonfiction Festival which celebrates a moveable feast of nonfiction. It is more than just reading books, it is about making real life come off the page. Readers can connect with writers through a series of live events, great conversations and exciting gatherings throughout the 11 days!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Canadian Finals Rodeo

    11/07/2017

    November 8 – 12
    Northlands Coliseum

    Watch as the county’s best athletes buck, rope and ride their way to national titles at the Canadian Finals Rodeo from November 8 – 12.

    Click Here for more information.

  • PBR Global Cup

    11/08/2017

    November 9 – 10
    Rogers Place

    The world’s best bull riding athletes are coming to Rogers Place! The PBR Global Cup is the ultimate expression of national pride on the international stage as athletes compete to be the Toughest Nation on Dirt. Come watch as 5 nations battle to tame the beast!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

    11/09/2017

    November 10 – 11
    Shaw Conference Centre

    Celebrating 20 years! The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival brings new and delicious products from wines and spirits to great brews. To top it all off, gourmet food bites from Edmonton’s best restaurants complete the experience at this must-attend festival.

    Click Here for more information.

  • All is Bright Festival

    11/24/2017

    November 25
    124 Street

    Celebrate the winter season in Edmonton with the annual All is Bright Festival on Saturday, November 25 from 4PM to 8PM. Brought to you by the businesses of 124 Street and High Street, the event is lighting up the night through illumination, fun and live entertainment. 

    Click Here for more information.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Festival of Trees

    12/02/2017

    November 30 – December 3
    Shaw Conference Centre

    What better way to get geared up for the holidays than with hundreds of decorated trees and lights, live music, and shopping! In its 33rd year, The University Hospital’s Festival of Trees is taking place at the Shaw Conference Centre and supports raising funds for the University Hospital Foundation.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Celebrate the Season

    12/22/2017

    December 7 - 23
    Alberta Legislature

    For over 30 years the Alberta Legislature has celebrated the holiday season with musical performances throughout December. Celebrate the Season with daily performances at the Legislature rotunda's grand staircase.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Shumka's Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

    12/29/2017

    December 29 – 30
    Northern Jubilee Auditorium

    The holidays are in the air! The Ukrainian Shumka Dancer’s Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream is returning at the end of December. This holiday classic is performing at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, witness the story of young Clara, her dream prince, the meddling mice and the magic of the holiday season!

    Click Here for more information.

  • Edmonton Oilers

    12/29/2017

    March 27 | April 5, 7
    Roger's Place

    The Edmonton Oilers are at Rogers Place for the last few games of the season.

    Grab your blue and orange and make it a night! Check out our Offers page for the perfect game day package.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • New Year's Eve Downtown

    12/30/2017

    December 31
    Alberta Legislature

    Ring in the New Year at the Alberta Legislature Grounds with a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm. This family-friendly event wraps up 2017 and a year-long celebration of Canada’s 150.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Wedding Fair

    01/06/2018

    January 7
    Shaw Conference Centre

    Calling all Edmonton brides! The ultimate wedding planning event is at the Shaw Conference Centre and we will be there. Come visit us to learn how to make your wedding fairytale become reality. Our Wedding Specialists will be on hand to walk you through the entire process and why having a wedding at the Matrix Hotel will never disappoint.

    Click Here for more information and to purchase your tickets. 

  • Renovation Show

    01/27/2018

    January 26 – 28
    Edmonton Expo Centre

    Get ready to refresh your space with the Edmonton Renovation Show. Find fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home improvement, decor and outdoor spaces with hundreds of experts all under one roof.

    Visit the Edmonton Renovation Show website for more details.

  • Love in Yeg Bridal Show

    02/03/2018

    February 4
    Matrix Hotel

    We are proud to be hosting Love in Yeg, a boutique Edmonton bridal show, where couples can meet with potential wedding vendors in a more intimate and personalized setting.

    Click Here for more information and to purchase your tickets. 

  • Silver Skate Festival

    02/18/2018

    February 9 – 19
    Hawrelak Park

    Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation. The Silver Skate Festival is the longest running winter festival in Edmonton. Over the years, it has grown in leaps and bounds, from a small skating event to a large-scale, winter extravaganza.

    Learn more about the Silver Skate Festival.

  • Ice Castles

    03/08/2018

    Hawrelak Park

    Explore a castle made entirely of ice! This two acre winter wonderland is crafted by hand using iciclles and water. Ice Castles calls Hawrelak Park home and this winter, experience this magical Narnia-like castle made of ice tunnels, slides, caverns and mazes!

    Learn more about Ice Castles.

  • Downtown Dining Week

    03/17/2018

    March 9 – 18

    For ten days in March, some of Downtown Edmonton’s best restaurant serve up multi-course meals at special prices. Treat your taste buds at a variety of restaurants spanning many different cuisines.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Edmonton Home + Garden Show

    03/24/2018

    March 22-25
    Edmonton Expo Centre

    Get inspired this spring, with the Edmonton Home + Garden Show. Visit with industry experts for helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home improvement, decor and outdoor spaces.

    Visit the Edmonton Home + Garden Show website for more details.

  • Evening Wine Tasting

    03/29/2018

    Whether you’re winding down your day or starting your night, we invite all guests to join us in the Hospitality Suite at 5:30 PM every day for a complimentary wine tasting.

    In addition to a featured red and white, nibble on a selection of appetizers and cheese.

  • Edmonton Oilers

    03/30/2018

    March 27 | April 5, 7
    Roger's Place

    The Edmonton Oilers are at Rogers Place for the last few games of the season.

    Grab your blue and orange and make it a night! Check out our Offers page for the perfect game day package.

    *Photo Credit: EEDC

  • Edmonton Poetry Festival

    04/28/2018

    April 22 – 29

    Poetry is a source of energy, entertainment and joy shared by all societies. The Edmonton Poetry Festival celebrates poetry in all its forms. It doesn’t matter what age you are, what culture you come from, or whether you fall for slam poetry or jump at reading the classics.

    Visit the Edmonton Poetry Festival website for all the event details.