Annual Events


Family Day Fire and Ice Festival

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

Fire & Ice Festival


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


St. Albert Lifestyle Expo

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

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 various 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 1k races through the city's streets. All proceeds from the annual event will support participating elementary, junior high, and high schools in the area.

St. Albert Road Race Website



ArtWalk colours the core of downtown St. Albert on 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 learning about faraway places and periods, to the hands-on creation of one-of-a-kind artistic masterpieces, this festival is a unique family experience.

Children's Festival

Rainmaker Festival

The Rainmaker Festival 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, mudway, parade, marketplace and lots of family-friendly entertainment going on. All profits from the event go towards the St. Albert Kinsmen Club.

Rainmaker Festival Website


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


Canada Day

Come dressed in red and white to Servus Credit Union Place and join the St. Albert community for fun that lasts all day. City parks, facilities and historical sites will see various events, allowing residents of all ages and interests to celebrate this historic anniversary.  In the evening, an Outdoor Family Movie at Millennium Park. The celebrations will end with the always popular fireworks display. 

Canada Day Celebrations


Rock’n August

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

Rock'n August Website


Mayor's State of the City

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

Mayor's State of the City


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!

Halloween Haunt


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, train rides and more. 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


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.

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Last edited: November 23, 2023