Weekend Guide: July 28 - August 1

Make this long weekend a memorable one.

Eat: Drift Mobile Eatery
Shop:
Coup Garment Boutique - Spring/Summer Sale: Buy One, Get One
Swim:
Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pool
Cheer:
Toronto Argonauts vs. Edmonton Eskimos

Art, Fashion & Treats
Latitude 53 Rooftop Patio Series

What:
A sprawling patio packed with cocktails, local food, fine company and intriguing art.
Why:
The hosts: Coup Boutique & Duchess Bake Shop. Featured artist is Paul Smith.
Where: Latitude 53 (10248 - 106 Street Edmonton)
When: Thursday, July 28 from 5-9pm

Rock Concerts & Cotton Candy
Capital Ex

What:
10 days of exhibition fun. Rides, games, entertainment, shopping, food, and mini-donuts.
Why:
The concert line-up (Natasha Bedingfield, Down with Webster, Doc Walker, The Trews, and others), and SIP! The Wine and Food Experience.
Where:
Northlands, 116 Avenue and 73 Street. Tip: Take the LRT to the Coliseum Station.
When: On until Sunday, July 31. Use this handy planner to help organize your day.

Fork in the Road
Taste of Edmonton

What:
Edmonton restaurants serve up delightful samples of their best dishes. The festival also dishes up wine tastings, beer gardens and live music.
Why:
The food menu is drool worthy.
Where:
Sir Winston Churchill Square
When:
Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 30. 11am - 11pm

Cultural Indulgence     
Heritage Festival

What: A 3-day showcase of our multicultural heritage with 62 pavilions representing over eighty-five cultures from all over the world.
Why: The culinary delicacies. Check out the world-inspired menus.
Where: Hawrelak Park. Navigate the festival with the new smartphone APP. And, remember – no public parking. Ride your bike or take ETS.
When: Saturday, July 30 (noon to 9pm), Sunday, July 31 (10am-9pm) & Monday, August 1 (10am-7pm)

Have a Ball
Capitals Baseball vs. Lake County Fielders
What: It’s a weekend lineup of excuses to eat hot dogs and drink cheap beer in the stands.
Why: Thirsty Thursday has $3 beers. Post-game fireworks on Friday, and a movie screening on Saturday.  Sunday features the Family Pack – 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 Pepsi for $52.
Where: Telus Field
When: Thursday, July 28 to Saturday, July 30 at 7pm.  Sunday, July 31 at 2pm. Tickets start at $10.


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