Get Outside This July In Edmonton With These Activities And Festivals

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It is summer in Edmonton and we are ready for some outdoor activities! Edmonton is home to a ton of summer festivals, fun things to do, and of course the beautiful river valley!

These are some top outdoor activities to try this July!

K-Days is 10 days of pure joy and excitement! Enjoy the carnival rides & games, shop the vendors, eat all the amazing foods, and enjoy the free concerts!

July 22-31, 2022

Gates open 12pm – 12am daily

Edmonton EXPO Centre & Exhibition Grounds
7515 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5B 4X5

Learn more here

The Snow Valley Aerial Park has over 100 elements to climb, crawl, swing, step, and even jump from! Many of the elements are 15 meters high including the rainbow wall, ski-bridge, swinging picnic table, and tons of other challenges! To help you along, the different sections are graded like runs on a ski hill; green, blue and black so you can essentially chose your own adventure in the sky!

Concur your fears, have some fun, and get outside. Learn more and get tickets here.

The Paddle Station makes kayaking and rafting on the river a breeze. They offer hassel free raft, kayak, and paddle board rentals for you to enjoy the river! Book online and arrive at the start location within Emily Murphy Park where you are provided your boat, life jacket, and safety gear. Enjoy the river all the way down to Capilano Park where you turn in your boat and head on your way. 

Book your raft here

Enjoy One Of The Many Festivals

Edmonton is home of the summer festivals! These are a few happening this July:


Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 

Jugglers, acrobats, sword-swallowers, hip hop dancers and more!

Festival Dates: Fri. Jul. 8, 2022 – Sun. Jul. 17, 2022

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The Works Art & Design Festival 

Running along side the Street Performers Festival, The Works Art & Design Festival is a celebration of visual art & design in Edmonton’s Downtown Core! 

Festival Dates: Fri. Jul. 8, 2022 – Sun. Jul. 17, 2022

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Taste Of Edmonton  

The best food festival of the year! Located in Winston Churchill Square.

Festival Dates:   – 

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Edmonton Heritage Festival

60 pavilions representing more than 85 cultures from around the world.

Festival Dates:  – 

Admission is free

Learn More

Need more to do and explore are Edmonton this summer?

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