Alberta is the perfect music festival destination, with all types of shows, venues and things to do after the last act wraps up.

Visit Festival City

Edmonton is Canada’s Festival City, where the summer calendar is chock full of music festivals.

Whether it’s the annual Folk Music Festival, International Jazz or Edmonton Blues Festival, you’ll hear some serious talent while you visit. 

Read more on Edmonton’s Folk Festival

Explore more in Edmonton

Crowd watching the Edmonton Folk Music Festival with views of the Edmonton cityscape at dusk.
Great music pairs perfectly with summer sunsets and glittering skylines.
Get in the Stampede spirit with live music every night.

We’re a little bit country

Actually, a lot bit country. The world-famous Calgary Stampede is the beating heart of country in Canada. A 10-day celebration of everything western, you’ll find live performances across multiple venues every day of the event. 

Head further afield and you’ll find other bucket-list country events like Big Valley Jamboree and Country Thunder

Cozy up to winter

It’s not surprising that Alberta is home to festivals all year long. Jam out at the Sunshine Slush Cup in the Rockies while welcoming a long-awaited spring. 

Back in Calgary, events like Block Heater and Chinook Blast keep the blood pumping and the venues hot throughout the chilly season.

Discover winter trip ideas

Celebrate spring on the slopes at the Sunshine Slush Cup.