Community Events

 

  Transitions believes in the meaningful inclusion of people of all abilities in the community. 

These upcoming community events are:

  • located in St. Albert, north/central Edmonton, Morinville, or Sturgeon County
  • free or low cost
  • family friendly

You can also check out this list for more fun activity ideas!


Transitions Events

*NEW* May 24 – June 14

Come Play With Me: Transitions is pleased to partner with the St. Albert Family Resource Centre to offer a playgroup for children 0 – 5 years old on Thursday afternoons from 1 – 2 p.m.

June 12

 Annual General Meeting: We are currently seeking new members for our Board of Directors and Board Committees. Click here for more information.


Other Community Events

May 15

Cultural Kitchen: Come to the St. Albert Cultural Kitchen to learn how to make food from cultures around the world. This is a free workshop where you get to eat the dishes you make! This week will feature food from Columbia.

May 25 & 26

UFest: Celebrate Ukrainian culture at this free festival in Borden Park!

May 26

Morinville Spring Reuse It or Lose It: Bring your unwanted (but still useful!) items for others to take home and reuse.

May 26 – 27

Road Rage Street Hockey Tournament: Sign up a team or just come to watch this annual tournament in the parking lot of Servus Place.

May 27

Castle Downs YMCA Healthy Kids Day: Enjoy activities, sports, games, prizes and vendors at this free event!

Autorama Show and Shine: Join the St. Albert Cruisers at their 26th Annual Autorama Show and Shine in support of Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF). Enjoy a hula hoop contest, photo contest, classic music, and delicious food trucks.  Located at the St. Albert Fountain Tire and Green Grove Drive.

May 29

Cultural Kitchen: Come to the St. Albert Cultural Kitchen to learn how to make food from cultures around the world. This is a free workshop where you get to eat the dishes you make! This week will feature food from Cuba.

May 29 – June 3

St. Albert International Children’s Festival of the Arts: Everyone is welcome to this celebration of the arts for children.  There are free events available on site.  Tickets for paid performances and activities go on sale April 5th to the general public. There is a *new* sensory inclusion program this year with inclusion kits, calming rooms, and other accommodations to make your child’s festival experience successful!

June 2

Come Try Ringette 2018: Bring your skates and helmets to Servus Place and try ringette. New skaters are welcome!

Morinville Summer Kick-Off Celebration: Get your friends and family together to form a team and participate in the Morinville Amazing Race!

Morinville Rock the Rails: Come to the Bob Foster Extreme Park with your bike, scooter, or skateboard to enjoy snacks, prizes, and demonstrations.

June 2 & 3

Heart of the City: Head down to Giovanni Caboto Park for an arts and music festival celebrating Edmonton’s inner city.

June 7

ArtWalk St. Albert: Explore local art and galleries along Perron Street.

June 8

Edmonton Pride Parade: Celebrate unity and diversity with the annual Pride Parade on Whyte Avenue.

June 16 & 17

Porkapalooza: Entry to this BBQ festival is free and includes access to an inclusive Kids Zone hosted by Adaptabilities.

June 21

Make Music Edmonton: A free family-friendly live music event on 124 Street showcasing local talent–plus performances to celebrate National Aboriginal Day.

June 21 – 24

Morinville Festival Days: Celebrate the community in Morinville with lots of fun events! (Previously known as the St. Jean Baptiste Festival.)

June 21 – July 3

The Works Art and Design Festival: North America’s largest free outdoors arts festival will be hosted at the Legislature Grounds this year, as well as at various venues throughout Edmonton. Includes free all-ages interactive workshops as well as concerts and professional art installations. 

June 23

Take It or Leave It: Give up your unwanted items and pick up items you may want. Located in the Servus Place parking lot.

June 29 – July 8

Sand on Whyte: Admission is by donation to this display of amazing sand sculptures!

July 1

Canada Day at the Legislature: Celebrate Canada Day with tons of free and fun activities at the Alberta Legislature.

July 5

ArtWalk St. Albert: Explore local art and galleries along Perron Street.

July 6 – 8

Whyte Avenue Artwalk: Over 450 artists will have their art on display and for sale on Whyte Avenue.

July 7 

Seven Music Fest: Enjoy amazing music and great vendors at a full day of family-friendly fun in St. Albert’s Mission Park.

July 10 – 15

Edmonton Street Performers Festival: At a new location this year at Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park, the Street Performers Festival is full of amazing street acts and fun activities.

July 18 – 29

Taste of Edmonton: You can buy tickets to sample great food, or you can just come down to the Legislature to enjoy musical performances and activities.

August 2

ArtWalk St. Albert: Explore local art and galleries along Perron Street.

August 4 – 6

Heritage Festival: Celebrate Canada’s multiculturalism at Hawrelak Park with great food and amazing performances.

August 7 – 11

Rock’n August: Come check out classic cars and great music at this annual St. Albert festival.

August 10 – 12

Cariwest: Edmonton’s annual Caribbean Arts festival has a new home at the Legislature grounds. Check out the parade, village, and bands!

August 11 & 12

Epcor RiverFest: Try some of the many amazing activities that you can do in Edmonton’s river valley system at this free event!

August 16 – 26

Edmonton International Fringe Festival: Amazing shows and so much more! The Fringe Festival has both free and ticketed activities for all ages.

August 17 – 19

Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival: Come to Louise McKinney Park to watch Edmonton’s annual dragon boat races!

September 6

ArtWalk St. Albert: Explore local art and galleries along Perron Street.