International Jazz City Festival End June w edmontonjazz.com. Runs for ten days at three different venues and offers a great value $99 ticket which gives access to all shows.
K-Days Ten days in late July w k-days.com. The more contrived and commercial Capital Ex is a giant funfair, which tries to steal some of Calgary’s Stampede thunder.
Edmonton Folk Music Festival Early Aug w edmontonfolkfest.org. Easily Edmonton’s finest event, held over four days at Gallagher Park near the Muttart Conservatory, where six stages draw artists from all around the world.
International Street Performers Festival Early July w edmontonstreetfest.com. Well-regarded festival, which attracts over one thousand street performers.
Fringe Theatre Festival Mid-Aug w fringetheatreadventures.ca. Increasingly popular ten-day theatrical jamboree that’s turned into one of the largest festivals of its kind in North America.