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 and hot chocolate/coffee and a kids’ firefighter obstacle course. Dogs are also welcome.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 various 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.
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 shines.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
Last edited: April 12, 2023