17. June 2014 19:15 /
By Nanak Flights
Along with many staple events and festivals, Edmonton never ceases to surprise tourists and locals with fresh and new summer festivals. A lot of tourists from all across the world gather in Edmonton through cheap flights to Edmonton to be a part of the hottest Canadian festivals. If you have got your tickets to Edmonton booked for this summer and if you are not sure about what all festivals and events you could attend in Edmonton, here’s a succinct guide for you: Odysseo From July 9th to 20th, at Fort Road and Yellowhead trail, don’t be surprised if you notice a tall white tent touching the skyline. Started last year in 2013, Odysseo is a festival that houses over 1600 square meter stage with 67 stunning horses of different breeds standing ready to take you for an enchanted ride through valleys, forests, glaciers, mountains and desert. K-Days K-Days is a popular fair and exhibition by Edmonton Agricultural Society which is being entertaining and facilitating for about 135 years. Also known as Edmonton Exhibition or Klondike Days, K-Days is a much celebrated festival that was attended by more than 7,81,000 locals and foreigners last year. The Northlands Park will have this fest from July 18th to 27th. Eek! Comic & Pop Culture Fest This new festival especially attracts a lot of comic, anime and video game lovers; everything related to pop culture is celebrated here at Servus Credit Union Place from May 31st to June 1st. There are many exhibitions featuring local talent, comic artists and many other groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations. You can be a part of cosplay contests or check out the amazing collections of Northern Alberta Lego User Group if that’s your style. The Rexall Place Extravaganza Arcade Fire is one of the biggest Canadian Indie Rock band and it is attempting something different this year. They are hitting the stage of Rexall Place on 11th August to make it a little hotter in Edmonton. The band is motivating audiences to don formal wear or wacky costumes making their show one of the biggest hit this year. Later on August 31st and September 1st, the very sensuous Katy Perry will let your teenage dreams dance for two nights. The performer brings her Prismatic World Tour to Edmonton this year and you might need to book your cheap tickets to Edmonton quite early to see the pop icon perform live in concert. Canadian Derby This remains as one of the biggest event for Western Canada racing. The Canadian Derby now also includes a fancy “Hat Parade” as this year it celebrates its 85th edition. Do not miss packing your perfect derby outfits, gloves and a wide-brimmed hat for this event at Northlands Park on August 16th. FIFA U-20 Women’s world Cup Edmonton this year will be hosting game lovers and players from many different countries including Germany, China, France, Brazil and many others. Between August 5th and 16th, head straight to Commonwealth Stadium to witness this super exciting sports event. Vie for cheapest flights to Edmonton for being a part of this awesome lineup of events is already on. Grab the best flight ticket deals here.