If you are planning a family vacation, business trip, or romantic getaway to Edmonton, Alberta, then there are so many great activities and events that you will not want to miss. Alberta is the capital city that offers both locals and visitors everything from arts and culture to food and wine, camping and hiking to dragon boats plus a whole lot more. Our professional movers in Edmonton, AB have compiled their most anticipated upcoming events and festivals for 2017:
Edmonton Festivals in 2017
- The Silver Skate Festival
This year the festival will be celebrating 26 years of fun. The festival takes place from February 10, 2017, to February 20, 2017. You and your guests can enjoy art, culture, recreation, and sports. Don’t forget to bring your ice skates because ice skating is the highlight of the festival.
- Edmonton Winefest
The highlight of this festival is wine sampling and an on-site wine store. The festival takes place on February 17th, and 18th, and one ticket will allow you to sample hundreds of wines from all across the region.
- Edmonton Craft Beer Festival
You can visit this festival on June 2nd and 3rd. Guests can enjoy four hundred local national and international craft beers. You and your guests can sample a wide array of tasty food from over twenty of Edmonton’s best restaurants, pubs, diners, cafes, and eateries.
- Celebration of Spring
This is the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Festival Celebration of Spring. This festival takes place for one full day on May 22nd. You can spend a day on this farm and do not forget to bring a lawn chair.
- Edmonton Pride Festival
This festival takes place from June 9th to the 18th. It is a quite colorful and educational festival with entertainment for all ages. It celebrates unity and diversity.
- Secret Italian Wine Party
Many visitors say this is the most exciting event of the year. You and your guests can enjoy Italian wine and music. When you decide to buy a ticket, then it will include admission, live performances, an Italian wine glass, wine, Cicchetti, and antipasti.
- Art on the Block
This event is an annual art auction taking place on May 12th. You can bid on, and own fabulous art and art-inspired items, plus enjoy sipping wine. Proceeds from art sold go to youth education programs and exhibitions.
- Never Ever Days
This event allows visitors to get lessons learning to ski or snowboard. It takes place on February 18th and 19th. It is offered by the Snow Valley Ski Club. Lessons are available for youth and adults.
Tours in Edmonton
- Edmonton Food Tours
These quick and exciting food tours will include foods like authentic Ukrainian perogies, organic or fresh farm tastings, and treats for you and your guest’s sweet tooth. Visit culinary clubs and food festivals. You can book a food tour at any season of the year.
- Edmonton Wildlife Tours
If you are a nature lover, then this will be the perfect trip for you and your group. Exploring the natural wetlands and backcountry will offer you a memorable experience. Choose any time of the year you want to go and morning or afternoon departures, plus return transportation from Edmonton hotels will make it convenient.