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Moving to Edmonton or Calgary? Must see Festivals this Summer

July 18th, 2013 8:50 pm by


 Moving to Alberta soon? A great way to get to know your new community is by attending one of the many amazing summer festivals happening in a city near you. Whether its food, music or family entertainment – there is always something for everyone. The following is a list of a few summer festivals that are coming up within the next couple of months in both major cities of Alberta. 


July 19-28           

K-Days – One of Edmonton’s most popular festivals of the summer. The days are filled with fun fair-rides, explosive fireworks, rocking concerts and interesting exhibits.

August 3-5              

Heritage Festival – Is a three-day showcase of Edmonton’s vibrant multicultural heritage. There will be approximately 60 pavilions representing over eighty-five cultures from around the globe. Attendees will be able to see cultural performances, sample culinary delicacies and shop for cultural artwork and crafts.     

August 9-11          

Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival –  The festival is a three day event filled with colorful costumes, a vibrant street parade and lots of Caribbean cuisine to the sounds of Caribbean music.


July 21                 

 Kensington Sun & Salsa Festival – Taste test your way through various salsa recipes served up by teams of local Kensington businesses. All sampling proceeds go to a variety of local charities. There are also a few live entertainment stages throughout the streets that offer Latin flavor throughout the community.

July 25 – 28        

Calgary Folk Festival – The annual Calgary Folk Music Festival is a genre bending summer music festival with over 65 artists and 100 unique performances on seven stages at Prince’s Island Park. Highland Moving is proud to be a sponsor again this year.

For additional information about what is coming up in a city near you check out Travel Alberta’s Events and Festivals Calendar. From all of us at Highland Moving, we would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer in Alberta.  Don’t forget the sunscreen!