Edmonton & Area Events

July Events

Sand on Whyte
Date: June 30-July 8th
Location: Whyte Avenue
Cost: Admission by donation
Time: 10AM-10PM
Description: Sand carving is a world-wide performance art phenomenon, much like ice carving, and it’s returning to Old Strathcona this summer. So much more than your average sand castles, these carvings are incredible works of art, and there’s no risk of getting washed away by the tide.

Canada Day Birthday Celebration at the Zoo
Date: July 1st
Location: Edmonton Zoo
Cost: General Admission
Time: 11AM-4PM
Description: Oh Canada! “Get Closer” as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and also the Zoo’s and Lucy’s birthdays as well! At the big birthday bash, take part in our scavenger hunt, learn to paint like Lucy, enjoy live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! Don’t forget to sing Happy Birthday to Lucy and enjoy a mini cupcake!

Canada Day at the Alberta Art Gallery
Date: July 1st & 2nd
Location: Alberta Art Gallery
Cost: Free
Time: 10AM-5PM
Description: Celebrate Canada Day at your AGA with free Gallery admission. Bring the whole family for art activities and a chance to view our exciting exhibitions. 

Free Admission to all City of Edmonton Outdoor Pools
Date: July1 until the end of the summer season
Location: All City of Edmonton Outdoor Pools (Fred Broadstock, Millcreek, Oliver, & Queen Elizabeth Pool)
Cost: Free
Time: Times may vary depending on pool hours

Taste 4 Kids
Date: July 20-July 29th
Location: Churchill Square
Cost: Free
Time: 11AM-5PM
Description: Taste 4 Kids is open to everyone and it’s free! Pop by, say hi, and have some fun at Taste of Edmonton! Taste 4 Kids – made possible by Chapman’s and CNIt’s a festival the whole family can enjoy! To add to your enjoyment, we are happy to see the return of Taste 4 Kids, a program targeted at encouraging kids to be active, eat healthy, and discover the importance of balanced nutrition.

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