A juggler performing in front of a crowd at Science Fest in Jasper.

Festivals & Events

There’s always something to celebrate here, with world-class festivals, concerts and events throughout the year.

Theatre. Rodeo. Music festivals. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find an event perfectly suited to you in Alberta.

Western heritage comes alive at the Calgary Stampede.

World-renowned events live here

With events like the Calgary Stampede laying claim to world’s largest rodeo and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival being one of the world’s leading folk music festivals, Alberta is no stranger to show stopping experiences. Smaller community-based events round out the schedule, meaning there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy your time here.

Celebration central

Our diverse and welcoming population means there’s an event, festival or get together for every taste, style and desire. With over 500 events happening within the province in any given year, there’s sure to be an event that’ll win you over during your stay here. 

Art, science and engineering mash up in the coolest way at Beakerhead.

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Live it up and embrace Alberta’s diverse heritage.
Catch one of over 200 shows during Sled Island Music & Arts Festival.

Did you know?

The Banff Marathon, which attracts about 10,000 runners each year, is Canada’s only marathon hosted in a National Park.