Edmonton Weekend Guide :: August 8-11


It's a music festival filled weekend. Whatever you're up to this weekend, don't forget the sunscreen! 

Shop: Mercer Collective
Go: Capital City Burlesque Fundraiser
Drink: Alley Kat's Summer Squeeze (grapefruit beer)

The Edmonton Folk Music Fest takes place in Gallagher Park from Thursday to Sunday. Tickets are still available for seniors, and check their swap board for your last chance at tickets.  Check the website for info about ETS Park 'n Ride, performance schedules, and all your other questions answered.

If music festival juggling is your kind of thing, add Edmonton Rock Music Festival into the mix. Acts like Tom Cochrane, Loverboy, and Kim Mitchell will be playing in Hawrelak Park's Heritage Amphitheatre on Friday and Saturday. 

A three-day Caribbean Arts Festival, Cariwest, will take over Churchill Square from Friday to Sunday. Catch the dazzling Grande Costume Parade on Saturday starting at noon. Take in some lively music, street theatre, and delicious eats.

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