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region |edmonton & area Edmonton & Area Events Jun 8 - 17 Pride Festival Parades, performances and activities celebrate the unity and diversity of Edmonton’s LGBTQ community. Various venues, edmontonpride.ca Jun 13 - 23 Improvaganza Be prepared to laugh until it hurts at Canada’s largest improv festival. Citadel Theatre, rapidfiretheatre.com Jun 19 - Jul 15 Freewill Shakespeare Festival Edmonton’s Shakespearean theatre troupe presents live performances of Comedy of Errors and Hamlet. Hawrelak Park, freewillshakespeare.com Jun 21 - Jul 3 The Works Art & Design Festival Over 200 exhibits transform Edmonton into the largest outdoor gallery in North America. Capital Plaza at the Alberta Legislature Ground, theworks. ab.ca Jun 22 - Jul 1 Edmonton International Jazz Festival A week of concerts, workshops and outdoor events. Various venues, edmontonjazz.com Jul 2 - 8 Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton Discover Edmonton’s history with tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and more. Various venues, historicedmonton.ca Jul 10 - 15 Edmonton International Street Performers Festival Roving artists take to the streets for a variety of shows, featuring magic, comedy, puppets, juggling, storytelling, music, fire and more. Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park (Gazebo Park), edmontonstreetfest.com Jul 18 - 29 Taste of Edmonton Sample a variety of delicious food, wine and beer from local restaurants while enjoying live music and street performers. Capital Plaza at the Alberta Legislature Ground, tasteofedm.ca Jul 20 - 22 Interstellar Rodeo Feist, July Talk and Courtney Barnett headline this year’s music festival celebrating folk, rock, country and bluegrass music. Hawrelak Park, interstellarrodeo.com Jul 20 - 29 K-Days A parade kicks off a week of non-stop live entertainment, midway games, thrilling rides, epic food, chuck-wagon races and extravagant fireworks. Northlands Park, k-days.com Aug 3 - 5 Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival A sunny drive to Stony Plain will bring you to this celebration of roots music with main- stage performances, jam sessions, music 62