Upcoming 2008 Sporting Events
2008 IBAF World Junior Baseball Championship: July 15 – August 3
Canoe Polo: July 23-27
Edmonton Indy: July 24-26
Canadian Youth Francophone Games / Jeux de la francophonie canadienne (JFC): August 14-17

Upcoming 2008 Festivals
Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival: April 21 – May 7
St. Albert Kinsmen Rainmaker Rodeo & Exhibition: May 23-25
Vocal Arts Festival: May 23 – July 2
International Children’s Festival: May 27-31
Edmonton International Jazz Festival (Edm. Jazz Festival Society): June 20-29
Dreamspeakers International Film Festival: June 4-7
Nextfest – Syncrude Next Generation Arts Festival: June 5-15
Rapid Fire Theatre Presents Improvaganza: June 18-28
Edmonton Chante, Edmonton’s French Song Festival: TBA
The Works Art & Design Festival: June 20 – July 2
River City Shakespeare Festival: June 27 – July 23
feats Festival of Dance: June 27 – July 13
Canada Day Celebrations: July 1
Edmonton International Street Performers Festival: July 4-13
A Taste of Edmonton: July 17-26
Edmonton Capital EX: July 17-26
Visualeyez … a Festival of Performance Art: July 18-27
Historic Edmonton Week: July 18-27
Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival: August 1-3
Edmonton Heritage Festival: August 2-4
Edmonton Folk Music Festival: August 7-10
Animethon: TBA
Cariwest – Edmonton Caribbean Arts Festival: August 8-10
Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival: August 14-24
Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival: August 15-17
Stony Plain Cowboy Poetry & Country Music Festival: August 15-17
Edmonton Expo Latino Hispanic Arts Festival: August 16-17
Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival: August 22-24
Symphony Under The Sky Festival: Aug 29 – Sep 1
Edmonton Poetry Festival: September 15-21
Edmonton International Film Festival: Sep 26 – Oct 4
Edmonton International Lit Fest: October 16-19
InterFEAR Arts Festival: October 24-26
Farmfair International: Oct 31 – November 8
River City Roundup: Oct 31 – November 8
Canadian Finals Rodeo: November 5-9
Global Visions Film Festival: November 6-10
University of Alberta Presents – Festival of Ideas: November 13-16
Bright Nights Winter Family Festival: Nov 22, 2008 – Jan 5, 2009
Festival of Trees: November 27-30
New Year’s Eve Downtown: December 31

Written by Edmonton Tourism