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Enjoy the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 73 outdoor pavilions.

The Edmonton Heritage Festival

Our three-day celebration of Canada’s multiculturalism is over for this year. An estimated 360,000 people enjoyed the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 72 outdoor pavilions in Edmonton’s Hawrelak Park.

Join us next year, August 1-3, 2020.

What's New 2019

Adventures really do await at our Festival,

which is full of surprises, unknown territories, and amazing experiences.
Get ready to eat, explore and engage! August 3 – 5, 2019 At Hawrelak Park

Explore the Pavilions

Sister City Pavilion

We are proud to celebrate Edmonton’s sister cities … and to kick off this new addition to the Festival we’ve invited NASHVILLE to join the party!

For the next two years you’ll have a chance to hear Nashville performers, taste delicious southern cuisine (bring on the fried chicken and cornbread) and learn all about our Sister City to the south.


The Vikings are coming!

Norsemen have a reputation as the raiders and pirates of the medieval world and this is not unjustified. However they were also skilled seafarers and explorers, and Adventures Await at our first-ever Viking Village.

Beat the rush and order your tickets online!

Sold in sheets of 20 for $20, you can pay for them ahead of time, and just pick them up at our special ticket booths at the park. Super easy and convenient.


Arrive by boat!

You’ve come to the Festival by bus, bike, and car. Now you can arrive via the North Saskatchewan!  Be among the first to use the City of Edmonton’s new river dock, located just metres from the Hawrelak Ring Road.




There are lots of ways to get to the park, but the easiest is by taking Park N’ Ride provided by the city of Edmonton and ETS. There are convenient drop off and pick up locations throughout the city. There is no public parking at the Festival, so please be sure to plan ahead.

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Travel & Accommodation

Welcome to Edmonton – home of the Edmonton Heritage Festival and a great place to spend some of your summer vacation. We’re one of Canada’s sunniest cities with more than 2,200 hours of sunlight per year. During the Festival, the sun sets at 9:23 pm so you have plenty of daylight hours.

Visiting the city?  We’ve got some great deals just for you!