Edmonton Weekend Guide :: July 3-6

Shop: Kunitz Shoes Summer Sale Soiree (Thursday)
Eat: Truck Stop at BaconFest (Friday)
Cheer: Edmonton Eskimos Home Opener (Friday)
Party: High Street Summer Block Party
Watch: IHRA Mopar Rocky Mountain Nationals

It's back for its 30th year! Edmonton International Street Performers Festival takes over Churchill Square until July 13th. Bring kids of all ages (yes, you!) and small bills and coins to tip the performers for all the laughs. 

BaconFestYEG is a combination of music, comedy and bacon. What more do you need? Admission gets you bacon dishes from food and beverage stations featuring Edmonton's top chefs. It's all happening in and around ATB Financial Arts Barns on Friday night.

Museum After Dark is an after hours party in the Royal Alberta Museum. Last time was a lot of fun, and this event has a poker rally planned that will take you through all the exhibits in the museum. Mark your calendar for Saturday night!

Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton allows access to historic buildings, gardens, and more all weekend. This year's festival is an exciting showcase of greater Edmonton's rich history in culture and recreation. There are so many events to learn about the history and heritage of the Edmonton area. Check the schedule of events here.

Summer's version of ice carving: Sand On Whyte! Watch as three international sand carving artists bring masterpieces to life in Old Strathcona. On display until July 13 on the corner of Whyte Ave and Gateway Boulevard.

Savour Strathcona County is a celebration of gourmet cuisine, local art and culture in Sherwood Park. Feast your senses on July 6th from 4-8pm. 

Photo from Nanette Lepore's Resort 2015 Lookbook via Fashionising.com