Join us at the Gazebo park in downtown Blairmore, Alberta Thursday evenings from 4-8pm. We are an outdoor market running from June 28-Sept 6 with some extra special dates happening as well. We strive to create a community gathering place that features a variety of food, crafts, artisans, music and entertainment and more! Its a great place spend the evening and enjoy all our community has to offer! If you are a vendor wanting to join us, our vendor applications are now posted on our website.
The Wetaskiwin Arts and Music Festival has musicians performing on two stages, providing non-stop musical entertainment. Artists from all over central Alberta, including many indigenous artists, are set up throughout the Park, showing and selling their incredibly diverse genres of Art. Performance artists provide kinetic displays of their talent on the lawns and an eclectic mix of food vendors keep everyone's gastronomic appetites satisfied during this free admission event. As parking at By-the-Lake Park is limited, the Society also provides a free shuttle bus from the large city parking lot at the Drill Hall, close to City Hall and from the Wetaskiwin Mall.
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.
This August Long Weekend Big Valley Jamboree hits Camrose, Alberta with one of the greatest lineups in country music. Thomas Rhett, Alabama, Florida Georgia Line, Paul Brandt, Dallas Smith, Brett Eldredge, Jess Moskaluke, Billy Ray Cyrus and many more! Make it an extra long weekend and start off with the Thursday Night Kickoff Party featuring Luke Combs and the legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
The 14th annual Calgary International Blues Festival features a full week of Blues events culminating in 4 days & nights of non-stop music on Mainstage at Shaw Millennium Park followed by the nightly Twilight Blues Dance Party series. Starring local, regional and international Blues artists in a family friendly setting. YYC Trucks featuring local cuisine, festival souvenirs, artisans market, beer tent and more! Join a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and world class music in the heart of the city. Festival headliners: BB King Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson, Boogie Patrol, Dawn Tyler Watson, Duffy Bishop, Jim Byrnes, Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, Sue Foley, Southern Hospitality, Chicago Blues Reunion, Popa Chubby and More!
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!