As school lets out and we start planning how to enjoy this beautiful city of ours this summer, we turn our attention to some of the festivals that make our city such an incredible place to live! So kick back, relax and get your festival on!

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 

July 5 - July 14, 2019

Taking place in the heart of the city - the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival, now approaching its 35th year, is known worldwide for its amazing artists and generous audiences. Since 1984, almost 4.75 million people have played in the streets and shared a laugh at StreetFest.

Whyte Avenue Art Walk 

July 5 - 7, 2019 

The Whyte Avenue Art Walk is an outdoor studio and gallery featuring hundreds of…

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When it comes to one of the most desirable neighbourhoods to live in Edmonton, the enchanting west end neighbourhood of Glenora stands out. An established oasis of tall canopied trees, lush landscapes and grand homes rich in history is mixed in with impressive modern architectural abodes to combine for a picture perfect image of living the best life.

A stone’s throw away from some of the city’s most popular trails and stunning sights along the River Valley, this community of over 3,500 residents, is close to the exceptional amenities, trendy restaurants and High Street boutique shops of 124th Street.  Glenora is bordered by 107 street to the north and 142nd Street to the west, where the up and coming spectacular West Block luxury residential towers…

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A big thank-you to super mom, blogger and guest contributor this month Christine Bruckmann from Just Another Edmonton Mommy for partnering with us and for sharing her top playgrounds to explore with the kids this summer.


In Edmonton, there are so many great playgrounds for kids to explore. Whether it’s searching for new ones or going back to old favourites, they each have their own uniqueness. When I was asked by Holland and Associates to write about 10 of the best playgrounds in Edmonton, my park loving kids (and I) were definitely up for the challenge!

Castle Downs

A favourite for many families, you can find both a playground and spray park here. There is also plenty of green space, picnic tables, as well as bathrooms…

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