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region |edmonton & area lessons, and demonstrations. Heritage Park, Stony Plain, blueberrybluegrass.com. Aug 4 - 6 Edmonton Heritage Festival Outdoor pavilions house non-stop music and dancing, arts-and-crafts displays, cultural demonstrations and delicious food representing over 85 cultures. Hawrelak Park, heritagefest.ca Aug 9 - 12 Edmonton Folk Music Festival Global stars of folk, rock, blues, bluegrass, and gospel genres from around the world come together at this open-air festival. Gallagher Park, edmontonfolkfest.org Aug 10 - 12 CariWest: Caribbean Arts Festival A celebration of Caribbean culture with colourful costumes, calypso music, dance, a parade and steel band competition. Various venues, cariwest.ca Aug 11 - 12 RiverFest Float down the beautiful North Saskatchewan on one of 400 dingies that will be launched to celebrate the city’s natural landmark at this free event. Whitemud Park, rivervalley.ab.ca Aug 16 - 26 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival Over 1,200 shows are performed by over 200 international theatre companies. Various venues in Old Strathcona, fringetheatre.ca Aug 17 - 19 Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival Competitions and celebrations by impressive athletes and the city’s Chinese- Canadian community. Louise McKinney Park, edbfa.ca Aug 24 - 26 Edmonton Blues Festival Top local and international acoustic and electric blues acts from around the world rock the house with everything from funk to zydeco. Various venues, bluesinternationalltd.com Aug 30 - Sep 2 Symphony Under the Sky The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performs favourite scores in the great outdoors. Hawrelak Park, winspearcentre.com Sep 27 - Oct 6 Edmonton International Film Festival Celebrate independent cinema at a string of premiere screenings of new films from around the world. Various venues, edmontonfilmfest.com Nov 7 - 11 FarmFair International Livestock and agricultural show, western shopping, entertainment and rodeo competitions. Northlands, farmfairinternational.com Dec 31 New Year’s Eve Downtown Ring in 2019 at the largest New Year’s Eve event in the city. Enjoy live music, family- friendly activities, roving performers, ice-skating, fireworks and more. Alberta Legislature Building, eventsedmonton.ca Want more event & attraction info? visit infoedmonton.com 13204 - Rainbow Valley Rd., Edmonton 780-434-3991 63