Annual Events

February

Fire and Ice Festival


Come experience winter in St. Albert with this annual Family Day event! There is lots to explore throughout the day with fire trucks, sleigh rides, campfires, hotdogs and hot chocolate/coffee and a kids’ firefighter obstacle course. Dogs are also welcome.

Fire & Ice Festival

March

Night of Artists & the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts


Don’t miss four days of art, music, food, drinks, awards and an overall celebration of the arts! Night of Artists is designed as an opportunity for artists to showcase their artwork with other artists through a fun and exciting event that appeals to the masses. There’s also an evening dedicated to honouring local artists during the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts, providing awards such as the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award and Youth Artist Award. 

Night of Artists Website

Mayor's Celebration of the Arts

April

St. Albert Lifestyle Expo


Whether an outdoor adventurer, an avid culinary sampler, or someone with interest in locally available services, the St. Albert Lifestyle Expo has you covered with a family-friendly event featuring over 150 exhibitors. Other weekend attractions include the mouthwatering Taste of St. Albert, the captivating St. Albert Idol, and the adorable St. Albert Gazette Baby Crawl.

St. Albert Chamber of Commerce Website

Spruce Up St. Albert


Pull out your cleaning gloves and get ready... it's time to Spruce Up St. Albert! This Spruce Up season incorporates a variety of activities from April to October, with the main goal of cleaning up and beautifying our city.

Spruce Up St. Albert

St. Albert Road Race


The St. Albert Road Race is a historic event offering 10miler, 10k, 5k or the 1k races through the city's streets. All proceeds from the annual event will go to support participating elementary, junior high, and high schools in the area.

St. Albert Road Race Website

May

ArtWalk


ArtWalk colours the core of downtown St. Albert the first Thursday of each summer month through September. Exhibitions, artists of all types and an outdoor marketplace spread throughout the downtown Perron District provide an opportunity to relax, experience and indulge your senses for an evening.

Art Walk St. Albert Website

International Children’s Festival of the Arts


For nearly four decades, the Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival of the Arts has served as a signature cultural event for the region. Building bridges between art, culture and education, this magical six-day festival transforms downtown St. Albert into a world where the only limitation is one’s imagination. 
From interaction with artists and performers from around the world to the ability to learn about faraway places and periods, to the hands-on creation of one-of-a-kind artistic masterpieces, this festival is a truly unique family experience.

Children's Festival

Rainmaker Rodeo


The Rainmaker Rodeo has long been a staple in St. Albert, particularly for its country and rock concert series. Throughout the weekend event, there’s also a rodeo, parade, marketplace and lots of family-friendly entertainment going on. All profits from the event go towards the St. Albert Kinsmen Club.

Rainmaker Rodeo Website

June

St. Albert Outdoor Farmers’ Market 


Check out the largest outdoor farmers’ market in Western Canada, attracting crowds of 15,000-20,000 each Saturday from mid-June to October. The market features 270 vendors, five special event days and a variety of top market-quality products that are either made, baked or grown.  The market is open rain or shine so you can always plan your visit to St. Albert around it!

St. Albert Farmer's Market Website

July

Canada Day


Come dressed in red and white and join the St. Albert community for fun that lasts all day. City parks, facilities and historical sites will see a variety of events, allowing residents of all ages and interests to celebrate this historic anniversary.  In the evening, a concert at St. Albert Place fills downtown with melodies that will have people dancing and singing. The celebrations will end with the always popular fireworks display. 

Canada Day Celebrations

August

Rock’n August


Rock’n August is a summer-time tradition in St. Alberts. This international classic car and music festival features a variety of events, including a Friday night cruise, street dance, pancake breakfasts and show and shines.

Rock'n August Website

September

Mayor's State of the City


Annual address to the Chamber of Commerce during luncheon event on September 16, 2020 at the Enjoy Centre.

Mayor's State of the City

October

Halloween Haunt


Dress up and join us for a ghoulishly Good Time at Servus Credit Union Place. Take part in activities that are fun for all ages!

Servus Place

November

Dig In Dining Week


Indulge your palate during the annual Dig In Dining Week – a multi-day dining extravaganza showcasing the culinary talent of St. Albert where participants can devour decadent two and three-course meals at special prices.

Dig In Festival Website

Snowflake Festival


Light up the holidays with a traditional Christmas celebration you won’t want to miss! Stroll through the ice-kissed winter streets and check out the petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides and live ice sculpture display. Don’t forget to stop in for a meet and greet with Santa and his elves.

St. Albert Chamber of Commerce Website

St. Albert Children's Theatre winter production

For decades the St. Albert Children's Theatre has delivered full bodied musical productions that have critics and audiences cheering. These young actors work with professional directors, choreographers, technicians and musicians to produce high quality entertainment and the troupe has garnered a local and national reputation for quality. 

St. Albert Children's Theatre website

December

Enjoy Light Festival


The Enjoy Light Festival features interactive light gardens, a festive market, photos with Santa, local performers, a light tunnel, and many local food vendors. It's the perfect event for families looking to celebrate the holidays, couples on a date night, teenagers looking for a fun winter activity, or seniors looking for something new.

Enjoy Light Festival Website


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Last edited: February 7, 2020