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Top 10 for Art/Music-Lovers


They don’t call it Festival City for nothing. Edmonton is home to some of the country’s most spectacular art, music, and theatre festivals. From visual art displays, to alternative theatre and melodies under the stars, these art-focused events will fill your summer calendar with equal parts inspiration and entertainment.   Freewill Shakespeare Festival      …

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Top 10 for History Buffs


Take an historic tour of Alberta with these commemorative sites. For a comparatively young city, Edmonton and its surrounding area is packed with history. From living museums to important sites and cultural festivals, this list is your ticket to a historic tour of Alberta.   Albert Grain Elevator Park     4 Meadowview Drive     St. …

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Top 10 Adventurous Activities


Get your blood pumping with this thrilling summer bucket list. With beautiful weather and seemingly limitless locales to explore, summer is ripe for adventure. Whether that means testing your bravery on a ropes course 50 feet in the air, or opening your palette to new cuisines, the city has an exciting summer activity for you. …

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Top 10 Hidden Gems


Explore Edmonton’s unknown treasures. These summer to-dos aren’t as well known, but that’s part of the draw. From underground festivals to quaint summer eats, this list will have you wandering off the beaten path and into some of Edmonton’s best-kept secrets.   Found Festival      July 5-8 The Found Festival brings music, theatre, and visual …

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Top 10 Activities for Teens


Nip boredom before it begins with these activities that are sure to please even the pickiest of teens. Teenagers can be a little harder to keep occupied than young kids, and they’re not always up for activities with the whole family. These events are your teen’s opportunity to get away from screens for a few …

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Top 10 Rainy-day Activities


Head indoors for one of these weather-proof activities.   Don’t let a little rain spoil your summer fun. There are plenty of indoor activities around the city to keep you occupied when the weather turns sour. From galleries to indoor markets to escaping a haunted cabin, these rainy day activities will keep you dry and …

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Top 10 Things to Do Just Outside Edmonton


Get out of the city and spend the day at one of these nearby hangouts. Looking for a quick getaway? These ten spots are less than two hours from the city and are the perfect way for families, friends, or solo fun-seekers to explore what nearby cities and towns have to offer. Walk with dinosaurs, …

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Top 10 Free Summer Activities for Kids


Your guide to free summer activities for the entire family.  School’s out, and summer fun is in! Check out these free events and child-friendly destinations, and get kids active, inspired and involved in the city this season. From running around with dinosaurs to floating down a lazy river, this guide to free summer fun has …

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Edmonton


All of the summer fun with none of the cost!  Getting out with family or friends this summer shouldn’t break the bank. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of free activities in Edmonton. Take advantage of free admission days, explore some of the city’s arts festivals, or get up close and personal with the night sky—Edmonton’s free …

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Top 10 Outdoor Recreation Spots


Pack a blanket, a picnic lunch, and enjoy the great outdoors. The city and surrounding area is filled with beautiful parks, gardens and nature reserves, and there’s no better time to explore them than during summer. Hike in the city’s river valley, admire the cultivated gardens or glimpse an elk or bison over lunch. Edmonton …

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