Edmonton is a city that never stops, with so many great activities and festivals during the summer. If you just moved to Edmonton, will be soon, or are planning a visit, here is a list of the best things to do in Edmonton this summer.

  • Outdoor Concerts at Winspear

Pay-what-you-can concerts all summer long.

  • K Days, Edmonton EXPO Centre & Exhibition Grounds, July 21-30th

Enjoy the midway rides, games, and fireworks.

Edmonton is famous for its festivals that happen all summer long:

  • Indigenous People’s Festival, West Edmonton Mall, June 18

First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people’s cultures are celebrated during the festival with interactive experiences and demonstrations. In addition, there are artisans, food, and live concerts.

  • TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival, June 28-July 2

Listen to concerts and performances by some of the world’s best jazz performers.

  • The Works Art & Design Festival – Churchill Square, July 6-17th

The largest free outdoor art exhibit complete with food and entertainment.

  • Edmonton International Street Performers Festival, Churchill Square, July 16-17

See the amazing, witty, and fun street performers!

  • Edmonton Folk Art Festival, Gallagher Hill, Aug 10-13th

This is the largest folk festival in the country with outdoor performances and good food.

  • Cariwest Caribbean Art Festival, Churchill Square, Aug 11-13th

Three days of amazing costumes and a large parade. In addition, take in the Caribbean Village entertainment and some great food.

  • Pride Festival, Churchill Square, Aug 18-26th

During the festival, there will be a Y2K 90’s themed dance party, performances, and for the first time, a 2-spirit powwow.

For more information on moving to Edmonton, contact Premiere Van Lines toll-free at 1-877-671-6683.