6 things to do in Edmonton this weekend: July 23-25
The weekend is upon us, so why not check out some events happening in Edmonton for the weekend of July 23-25.
Here are six events to discover in Edmonton from July 23 to 25.
Taste of Edmonton
What: This downtown food festival is back for the first time since the pandemic. Taste of Edmonton has several food trucks and restaurants. Check out the best inexpensive festival food while you’re at it.
When: July 22, 2021 to August 1, 2021
Time: From Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Or: Place Churchill (100 rue and 102 avenue A)
Cost: Tickets for Taste of Edmonton can be found here.
Al Fresco the 4th
What: A bustling downtown summer market, Al Fresco on 4th, is packed with extensive patios, various food trucks, and retail vendors.
When: Now until September 18, 2021
Time: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Or: 104 Street NW, Downtown, Edmonton
Summer fun halfway
What: Rides, games, food and entertainment, the Summer Fun Midway is a treat for all ages. This outdoor experience brings your favorite rides, like the Polar Express and the Zipper.
When: July 23 to August 1
Time: Friday from 1 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m.
Or: 7515 118 Avenue NO, Edmonton
Cost: $ 0 to $ 38, buy online
Grindstone Comedy Festival
What: Returning for its second year, the Grindstone Comedy Festival is bringing back the laughter with the help of some of Canada’s best comedians, sketch groups and improvisers.
When: July 21 to July 25
Time: Varied hours from Wednesday to Sunday
Or: The Grindstone Comedy Theater & Bistro (10019 81 Avenue NW, Edmonton)
Cost: $ 16.93 – $ 22.23, buy online
Black Market (BOM) Edmonton
What: Celebrating its first anniversary, the Black-Owned Market (BOM) Edmonton celebrates and promotes Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs and creatives in the city.
When: July 24
Time: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Or: Victoria School (10210 108 Avenue NW, Edmonton)
Imagine Van Gogh
What: The immersive digital art exhibit that travels around the world has landed at the Edmonton EXPO Center. Discover Van Gogh’s masterpieces in a breathtaking new way.
When: Now until September 5
Time: Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Or: Edmonton EXPO Center, 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Cost: $ 36.85 to $ 41.61, buy online