K-Days is the experience you’re looking for—there for the taking, just a ticket away. It’s the wonder of the midway, the glow of the past, the promise of the future, the joy of the present. K-Days is Edmonton’s annual summer fair with hundreds of thousands of guests passing through the K-Days gates each year. K-Days is so much more than a fair experience —it’s a midway and over 522,000 square feet of indoor entertainment space including eight halls of excitement. Produced and hosted by Northlands, K-Days is held on nearly 160 acres of fun!
The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 21,000 music fans annually. Taking place over three days of the Heritage Day long weekend in August, the festival features 30+ individual acts or performers, family-friendly site, a free downtown concert on festival Friday evening, a kids’ area jammed with crafts, puppets, music, storytelling and a climbing wall. Its venue is the downtown Centennial Park in the heart of Canmore’s valley bottom. Surrounded on all sides by the majestic Rocky Mountains, the backdrop of breathtaking scenery merely enhances the incredible music pouring forth from four stages all weekend long. The workshop stages partner up eclectic mixtures of musicians from disparate and diverse backgrounds, often resulting in that ephemeral “lightning in a bottle” sound that will never be recreated twice.
The 2018 festival will be held Jan. 13 & 14,and will be situated along four closed blocks of Alberta (118) Avenue between 90 and 95 Streets. The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival is a free family event that brings together Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, Indigenous, and Acadian/East Coast communities to revel in the magic and beauty of winter. Come embrace the cold northern climate by melding artistic panache with authentic cultural and heritage winter games. This year’s theme, Into The Winter Grove, will offer exciting opportunities for both patrons and artists creating unexpected experiences celebrating the community through its urban landscape and exceptional spaces.
Ring in the New Year with TELUS Spark at Noon Year's Eve. Perfect for Calgarians with early bedtimes, take part in a special countdown beginning at 11:45 a.m. set to the tune of hydrogen balloon explosions. Then, join the celebrations at the bubble wrap dance party! The Atrium floor will be covered with hundreds of feet of bubble wrap for you to stomp and pop.
Be mesmerized by a theatre-style production featuring some of the best salsa dancers in the world, including local professionals and troupes from all over North America. An exciting after-party dance in the elegant Hyatt Regency Ballroom follows the performance.
This enchanting concert celebrates the most beloved musical moments of the Film and Broadway career of Julie Andrews. Vocalist Diane Penning brings the spirit of this beloved actress/singer to stage with songs from timeless productions including The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Cinderella. Add Conductor Paul Langford’s silky tenor for solos and romantic duets and you’ve got a recipe for a “Supercalifragilistic” evening of music!”