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Edmonton makes National Geographic's top 10 list of best summer trips

WATCH ABOVE: People planning a vacation might want to think about a staycation in Edmonton. As Eric Szeto reports, Edmonton is being called one of the best places to spend the summer. 341 more words


2015 SONiC BOOM music festival lineup announced

EDMONTON — Ellie Goulding, Alexisonfire and Tenacious D are among the headliners announced for this year’s SONiC BOOM Alternative Music Festival.

More than 17 bands will perform over the two-day festival on September 5 and 6, which for the first time will not be at Northlands. 89 more words


SONiC BOOM music festival moving to Edmonton's Borden Park

EDMONTON — Edmonton’s Alternative Music Festival SONiC BOOM is on the move, due to an overwhelming demand for a more comfortable venue.

The festival, which has been held in the Northlands parking lot since it began seven years ago, will call Borden Park home this year. 152 more words


Edmonton festivals remain okay with selfie sticks

People either love or hate selfie sticks, but music big-market festivals across North America are firmly in the latter camp, with bans becoming the norm. 171 more words


Edmonton's Nuit Blanche to run just less than all night

Nuit Blanche is usually an all-night party and that has been the premise for dozens of international cities that have adopted the festival concept.

But organizers of Edmonton’s first Nuit Blanche, scheduled for September 26, are cutting three hours off their plans for the event due to logistics and cost pressures. 166 more words


Edmonton's newest festival Lantern Fest set to be one of the 'most beautiful things you'll see'

Edmonton’s sky will be lit up thanks to a new festival coming to town.

Thousands of lanterns will make it into the night sky over the course of 10 minutes with The Lantern Fest, a festival that happens across North America and planned for Edmonton this fall. 164 more words


New winter event Edmonton Resilience Festival coming to city in early 2015

Roger’s Place, climate change and political shakeups were all motivators for the organizers of one of Edmonton’s newest festival.

The Edmonton Resilience Festival will join some of the city’s existing winter festivals on Feb. 156 more words