Free Date Ideas in Edmonton This August

couples sitting on the grass

We all love something free! Especially when it comes to date night. 

These are free events in Edmonton this August 2022 that you and your date can enjoy without having to pay to attend.

Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival takes place from August 5th to 7th in Edmonton. This is a 3-day event including a Friday Night Costume Extravaganza, a Saturday Parade and a Caribbean Village. 

Cariwest Parade – Sat., August 6 at Noon
The Cariwest parade starts at 107 street and travels East down Jasper Ave to Churchill square.

✅️ Aug 5 Costume Extravaganza & live performances, Lvl Exodus
✅️ Aug 6 Parade, Kobo Town, Steelpan, Cariwest Concert Series ft Int’l Soca Artists
✅️ Aug 7 Kiddies parade, Cariwest kids concert, reggae hour, Cariwest concert series ft local talent.

Visit the website 

Eat, drink, dance and play the day away every Saturday on 104 Street. Enjoy live music, art classes, fitness workouts, extended patios, dog-friendly programming, market vendors, dance lessons, shopping.

Every Saturday from 11 am to 3pm on 104 Street

Ends: August 27, 2022

Get full details and list of events, here.

Features over 60 artists, artisans and crafters. Head over to Beaumont for great art, live music, food trucks and a beer garden.

Aug 13, 2022

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

📍Ken Nichols Rec Centre South Parking Lot, 5303 50th Street, Beaumont

Meet your rural neighbors with Alberta Open Farm Days. Open Farm Days is about educational and experiential agricultural-based initiatives to learn about where your food comes from. 

List of participating farms, here

View the interactive map of farm, here

August 13 & 14, 2022

Open Farm Days Website

Western Canada’s Premier Custom Truck Specialists and SEMA contenders are bringing the passion, power and excitement of customization and specialized trucks to our backyard in Sherwood Park. 

Aug 14, 2022

📍 Sherwood Park GMC

Get more details about the show, here

FREE 1.5 hour class in Latin dances including Salsa & Bachata & Merengue with ETOWN Salsa Dance Company. 

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 – Thursday, August 25, 2022 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm

📍10923 101 St NW #201, Edmonton, AB T5H 2S7

Get full details and see all offers, here

Head over to the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park for the food trucks to finish off August with some amazing snacks, live music, a beer garden, and lots of family-friendly activities.

Friday, August 26, 2022 | 4 PM to 8 PM

📍St. Albert Grain Elevator Park 


The Rural Roots Fair is a family affair! There is a ton to do including a Horseshoe Competition, community mural fence craft, traditional arts, voyageur games, trappers tent and Metis Artifacts exhibit, Pow Wow dance and wood flute performances, and SO MUCH MORE. 

Friday, August 27 – 28, 2022 | 9 AM to 4 PM

📍Beaumont & District Agricultural Society

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