The Face of Edmonton is being co-created this year
to reflect the ancestory, diversity and aspirations of this region,
and has been a homeland for many Indigenous peoples for about ten millennia.
Design are then silk screened by hand onto 100% cotten garments in Edmonton by
Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival Jan 21-22
Chinatown Dining Week Jan 26-Feb 3
Ice on Whyte Jan 24-29
Flying Canoe Volant Jan 31-Feb 3
Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Event Feb 9-24
Silver Skate Festival Feb 9-19
Afro Latin Live Music Show Feb 18-26
Coldest Night of the Year Feb 24
SkirtsAFire Festival Mar 11-12
DiscoveryLab Mar 14
Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival Apr 17-29
Dreamspeakers Festival Society Apr 19-23
Edmonton Poetry Festival Apr 22-30
Northwestfest May 4-14
Jane's Walk May 5-7
Edmonton Jewish Film Festival May 7-18
GOBfest May 17-19
Downtown SPARK May 25-Jun 4
DiscoveryLab May 26
UFest Ukranian Festival May 26-27
NUOVA Opera & Music Theatre May 26-Jun 25
UBUNTU Festival May 27 - 28
NextFest June 1-11
Fruitloop Pride Recharged June 3
Sustainival June 8-11
Soundtrack Music Festival June 16-17
Beaumont Blues & Roots June 16-17
Rock the District June 16-18
Edmonton Drag Festival June 17
Do North Events Kids of Steel June 18
Up on the Square June 18
VegFest June 24
RavenWood Music Festival June 23-24
International Jazz Festival June 28-July 2
Thousand Faces Festival June 30 - Sep 15
Canada Day Fireworks July 1
Canada Day Celebration July 1
Africanival July 3-4
Grindstone Comedy Festival July 5-9
Common Ground Arts Found Festival July 6-9
Sand on Whyte July
Works Art & Design Festival July 7-16
International Street Performers Festival July 7-16
Whyte Avenue Art Walk July 7-9
Edmonton Jerk Festival July 8
Thousand Faces Festival July 14-16
Improvaganza July 14-24
Animethon July 14-16
Myth Country Fair July 14-16
Taste of Edmonton July 20-29
K-Days July 21-30
Edmonton Carnaval July 22-23
Immersive Cinema @ ICE District July 23 & Aug 21
World Music Week July 28-31
Blueberry Bluegrass Aug 4-6
Edmonton Heritage Festival Aug 5-7
Rock'n August Aug 8-12
Freewill Shakespeare Aug 8 - Sep 3
Alberta International Airshow Aug 4-6
Pride Cup @ICE District Aug 6
Edmonton Folk Music Festival Aug 10-13
Cariwest Aug 11-13
Stony Plain Cowboy Aug 11-13
Great Outdoors Comedy Festival Aug 14-16
International Fringe Theatre Aug 17-27
Opera al Fresco Aug 18
Edmonton PrideFest Aug 18-26
Sourdough Raft Race Aug 20
Reggae On The Avenue Aug 20
Edmonton Marathon Aug 20
Blues Festival Aug 25-27
Purple City Fest Aug 25-27
Alberta Day Sept 1
Cocktails and Jerk Festival Sept 1-3
Edmonton Mountain Bike Festival Sept 8-10
Edmonton Wildlife Festival Sept 9
Party in the Park with the Edmonton Mural Festival Sept 9
Strathearn Art Walk Sept 9-10
Savour Strathcona in Sherwood Park, Sept 10
Gotta Minute Film Festival Sept 11-24
Kaleidofest Family Arts Sept 15-17
Edmonton EXPO Comics & Entertainment Sept 15-17
Fancy Women Bike Ride Sept 17
Play the Fool Sept 21-23
Edmonton International Film Festival Sept 21-Oct 1
Pumpkins After Dark Sept 22-Oct 31
Edmonton Pro Rodeo Sept 29-30
Deadmonton Sep 29-Nov 4
3rd Orange Shirt Day Walk/Run Sept 30
Sisters in Spirit Oct 4
Edmonton Design Week Oct 10-15
LitFest Oct 12-22
Comedy Festival Oct 13-16
Mosquers Film Festival Oct 13-14
STARfest Sept 24-Nov 1
Edmonton Short Film Festival Oct 13-15
National Gathering of Elders Oct 30-Nov 2
Farmfair International Nov 8-11
Metis Week Nov 12-18
Luminaria Nov 23 - Dec 31
Edmonton Christmas Market Nov 30-Dec 18
Downtown Winterval Dec 1 - 2
Zoominescence Festival of Light Dec 2 - Jan 1
Indigenous Artist Market Dec 16-23
New Year's Eve on Dec 31
A plethora of farmers' markets provide locally made goods, food and drinks.
These are organized by thousands of citizens who bring people from all over together.
We re-imagined our city, and formed as a local startup based in Edmonton to share our ideas.
We also run DiscoveryLab events for entrepreneurs to pitch plans for free.
There's lots to experience up here.
Head down the river valley from the SW corner to downtown to see
Talus Dome at the Quesnell Bridge/Whitemud Drive
The End of the World at Keillor Point overlooking the North Saskatchewan River
Tawatinâ Bridge with art by David Garneau's team
Our attractions include:
Arts and Heritage in St. Albert
Gallery@501 in Sherwood Park
Painted Door on Main in Beaumount
We release images that captured a dimension of Edmonton's multifaceted identity.
The images we create are available to be used freely via a Creative Commons License.
We're a family of researchers, teachers and students that moved to Edmonton in 2015.
We've also lived in Toronto, Manhattan, Denver and Birmingham, England.
We love the river valley, where you'll find us hiking, biking, skating, skiing or canoeing most days.
We've put what we like about this city into our designs.
The "e" traces the North Saskatchewan River and the Anthony Henday highway that surrounds our city.
When superimposed on our city it represents the world's largest "e".
The "e" design doubles as a map that can include coloured dots to guide people to where places are.
This is intended to help residents, immigrants and visitors find Edmonton's attractions and festivals.
Our images are custom designed and screen printed by hand in Edmonton onto soft breathable 100% cotton T-shirts.
Wear one and tell your story, we welcome you to contact us.
Edmonton River respectfully acknowledges the traditional land where Edmonton is located,
which is known as amiskwacîwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ.
This is the Territory of the Treaty 6 First Nations
and the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4.
This river valley has long been a gathering place for
Cree, Blackfoot, Nakota Sioux, Tsuut’ina, Dene, Saulteaux, Anishinaabe, Inuit and Métis peoples.
We thank the diverse peoples whose ancestors called this valley home for millennia.
Their histories, languages and cultures continue to enliven our communities
after responding to the call to "make something beautiful,... something new, make something big, make something global"
We've been working on this project since 2014 from our home in pihêsiwin ᐱᐦᐁᓯᐏᐣ.
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