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From covert toe-tappers to head bangers and flower children – see everyone come together as one big, lip-synching family during Alberta’s music festival season. • Outdoors: Summer music festivals are so full of warm vibes, it almost doesn’t matter who’s playing. Pull up some lawn or throw down a tarp and meet your new favourite band. • Big Names: If big acts are your thing, Edmonton and Calgary’s stadium shows are the place to look year-round. • July fun: During the Calgary Stampede, country’s biggest stars fill arena shows at the Saddledome. Looking for rock, pop, alternative or kids bands? See them light up an outdoor side stage, free with Stampede admission. 

Concert at the Calgary Stampede


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MId-Summer Sports Days

Lac La Biche, Alberta
2019-08-03 to 2019-08-05 MST

MId-Summer Sports Days is Lac La Biche's hottest summer community event that you don't want to miss. It's all sports, all ages, all weekend long. AA Baseball, Axe Throwing Competition, and Bingo are new this year!. Average Joe's Obstacle Course is a returning favorite along with Slopitch, Beach Volleyball, 3 on 3 Hockey, 3 on 3 Basketball, and more. They have the Sports Zone, Plinko, 50/50 Raffles, and cash prizes! Concession all weekend and pancake breakfast both Saturday and Sunday. Come out to beautiful Lac La Biche this August long weekend and get your sport on!

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Canmore Folk Music Festival

Canmore, Alberta
2019-08-03 to 2019-08-05 MST

The longest-running folk music festival in Alberta, the Canmore Folk Music Festival ascribes to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music. Every August, the festival fills downtown Canmore with music, featuring 30+ acts or performers, workshop stages and a kids’ activity area.

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Innisfail, Alberta
2019-08-03 to 2019-08-03 MST

Discovery Wildlife Park offers one day in August for "customer appreciation". This day gives visitors many activities and special events to make their visit to the Park memorable and a lot of fun! Visitors enjoy a free pancake breakfast in the morning, free facepainting and bounce rides for the kids and an awesome public market for the adults to enjoy while the kids are bouncing. In addition, there is a full slate of scheduled animal presentations throughout the day that offer families a great way to learn about conservation and the species that are housed here at the Park. Every animal has a story that will help visitors to better understand wildlife and the stresses that they face in the wild.Watch for ZooFest every year on the Saturday of the August long weekend.

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Hwy.44's Rural Roots Farmers Market Fawcett

Fawcett, Alberta
2019-05-17 to 2019-05-17 MST | Show All Dates

Highway 44's Rural Roots Farmers Market is situated in the perfect location for travelers coming from Athabasca, Slave lake, Westlock and a number of local lakes/ tourism destinations. They bounce between the two hamlets of Fawcett and Flatbush on Highway 44 North, Alberta. They cater to curious folks who want to explore local food and handmade uniqueness. Bring your children for outdoor activities such as face painting, build a scarecrow, an outdoor playground and more. Every farmers market will have an evolving list of vendors that are sure to provide a little something for everyone. What better place is there for good food and free fun on a Friday evening? Join them for their grand opening on May 17th, 4-8pm.

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Canmore Highland Games

Canmore, Alberta
2019-08-31 to 2019-09-01 MST

Witness Celtic culture at its best in Canmore. Witness a full slate of events comprising the Highland Games, including dancing, piping and drumming, heavy sports, sheep dogs, clan tents, traditional food and beverages, and more.

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