Free Concert and Block Party to kick off Alberta Culture Days!

Alberta Culture Days: So much to explore and enjoy!

Free admissions to provincial historic sites and museums

Mark your Calendars! Alberta Culture Days is coming!

Jump start your Alberta Culture Days weekend with rocking concerts and a FREE block party in downtown Edmonton and Calgary. Join in on the festivities after work on Sept. 26 and celebrate this annual three-day celebration of local art, heritage and multiculturalism!


Edmonton 104th Promenade Block Party

The 104 Street promenade will be party central with local acts Wool on Wolves, Oscar Lopez, Michael Rault, and Nuela Charles. Unwind after work and take in the live entertainment from a table at the Blue Plate Diner, Kelly’s Pub, Tzin and Cavern – local restaurants that will be extending their patio hours for this special event. Shop the artisan market along the promenade or participate in an art workshop. Hop on the Adventure Bus with the kids and be entertained by street performers performing through the evening.

Calgary Stephen Avenue Walk & Olympic Plaza Block Party

Calgary’s Stephen Avenue Walk and Olympic Plaza will also kick off Alberta Culture Days celebrations! Catch bands Cowtown Opera, Viet Cong and The Wet Secrets, as well as local DJs spinning beats from BassBus. There’s also photography, printmaking and film workshops, along with some interactive art displays.

Fun-filled Provincial Weekend Celebrations

The kick-off parties are just the beginning of a weekend of fun at thousands of FREE, family-friendly events right across Alberta Sept. 26 to 28. From concerts, dance demonstrations and backstage tours; to historic exhibits, film screenings, culinary workshops and everything in between – there’s something for everyone during Alberta Culture Days.

Join in on the fun!

Be part of the provincewide block party as Albertans come together to celebrate our local artists and arts organizations, our unique heritage and history and the diverse cultures and languages that make up our province.

Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 26-28, is part of the national Culture Days movement, which includes more than 800 communities, from coast to coast, and is helping to increase the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

Where can I go for more info?

Social Media: Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter using #ABCultureDays.

Website: Alberta Culture Days

The Other Details

When: Friday, September 26 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Edmonton (104 Street Promenade) | Calgary (Stephen Avenue and Olympic Plaza)

Admission: FREE

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