OurYEG – Global Edmonton Featured Community Events

Global Edmonton is a proud partner of these fantastic events in and around Our CITY! Follow us on Twitter at @GlobalEdm_plus to stay up to date on what’s happening in #OurYEG.

 

K-Days – July 21 – July 30

Get ready! The best 10 days of the year are coming and you don’t want to miss them! See amazing musicians, ride your favourite rides and taste delicious midway treats you can’t find anywhere else! Visit k-days.com for more!

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Phantom of the Opera – July 26 – August 6

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is coming to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before.” For tickets visit broadwayacrosscanada.ca.

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Syncrude Oil Country Championships presented by AECON Celebrity Pro-Am

Come watch Wayne Gretzky, Glen Sather, Grant Fuhr and a star-studded list of other celebrities play in the Celebrity Pro-Am during the Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON Celebrity Pro-Am on August 1st.  Tickets are $20 and are limited so get yours today at oilcountrychampionship.com.

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Heritage Festival – August 5 – 7

Head to Hawrelak Park August long weekend for Heritage Festival! Enjoy the tastes, smells and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 71 pavilions. For more information visit heritagefest.ca.

 

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RCMP Musical Ride – August 6 & 7

Amberlea Meadows is hosting the RCMP Musical Ride and Equine Extravaganza on August 6 and 7 at 2 pm both days.  Tickets are available at eventbrite.ca

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Alberta Indigenous Games – August 13 – 17

The Alberta Indigenous Games are coming to Rundle Park August 13 – 17. Register your youth team today or take part in a fundraising event by visiting albertaindigenousgames.ca.

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Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival – August 17 – 27

The 36th Annual Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival transforms Old Stathcona with more than 1,600 performances, 42 venues, three outdoor stages, four patios, and 65 vendors. For tickets and fringing information visit fringetheatre.ca.

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Tools for School Stuff a Bus – August 19

Bring your new un-used school supplies to Staples South Common on Saturday, August 19th and help STUFF A BUS to support the United Way’s Tools For School Program.  Or make a cash donation at any Staples store for Tools For School.

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Capital City Clean Up

Help keep our city clean! Have a group of friends, coworkers or associates and want to help clean River Valley and City Parks throughout the spring/summer? Register your group at Edmonton.ca and pick up a kit(s) at participating recreation facilities throughout the city.

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Feast on the Field – August 23

Join our Kent Morrison at the 3rd Annual Feast on the Field August 23rd. It’s an inclusive table event featureing an Alberta inspired feast right on the field at Commonwealth Stadium and celebrates Edmonton’s thriving food scene with award winning local chefs. Tickets go fast so get yours today at feastonthefield.com!

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The Mosquers – September 9

The Mosquers Film Festival is North America’s leading film competition with a focus on promoting awareness and education of current issues related to Muslims and the Islamic faith. The Award Show will be taking place at the Winspear Centre on September 9th, 2017 with featured comedian Jeremy McLelland. The event comprises a red carpet ceremony, screening of the short film finalists, a feature entertainment portion, and the awards presentation. The evening ends off with a mixer where attendees and participants have a chance to network in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. For tickets visit themosquers.com.

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Tools for School – July 10 – September 10

Tools for School is committed to ensuring every child in the Alberta Capital Region has the supplies to reach their full potential. In some areas of the Alberta Capital Region, the need for backpacks filled with school supplies is as high as 8 in 10 students. Help provide backpacks filled with school supplies for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in families with limited resources. For more information on where to donate visit toolsforschool.ca.

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Cirque du Soleil – KURIOS – July 20 – August 13

An ingenious blend of curiosity acts and stunning acrobatics prowess, KURIOS take you into a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perception. Don’t miss this spectacular event when it comes to the big top at Northlands Park July 20 – August 13th. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.ca 

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Mysteries of China IMAX – Now open

Mysteries of China captures one of the greatest archaeological events in modern times. Starting with modern China and springing back, as we seek the birth of this mighty nation, we talk of an ancient time when a fierce warrior brought together a warring nation, and how an accidental discovery changed everything we know about China’s past. Visit twose.ca for tickets and showtime information.

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Live Nation – Coldplay ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour – September 26 & 27

Coldplay is bringing their ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour to Edmonton’s Rogers Place for two exciting shows with special guests Tove Lo and Alina Baraz, September 26th & 27th! Tickets for the second show are on sale now. Purchase yours at Ticketmaster.ca!

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Live Nation – Nickelback ‘Feed the Machine Tour’ – September 28

Since forming in Alberta, Canada in 1995, globally celebrated, multi-platinum rock band Nickelback have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades. See Nickelback perform live at Rogers Place, September 28. Purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.ca!

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