Edmonton Weekend Guide :: August 7-10

Go: Ride the High Level Streetcar
Music: Edmonton Folk Music Fest
Cheer: FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada: USA vs. Brazil

If music festival juggling is your kind of thing, add Edmonton Rock Music Festival into the mix. This festival is taking over 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.

You could make a weekend out of hopping from market to market. There are so many!
Thursday: 124 Grand Market, Highlands Outdoor Market, Salisbury Farmers Market
Friday: Mother's Market, Night Market
Saturday: Old Strathcona Farmers Market, City Market (downtown), St. Albert Farmer's Market
Sunday: Callingwood Farmers Market, Eden's Market, French Quarters Farmers Market  

*Photo by homevialaura via dustjacketattic