date night! – things to do in edmonton august 14-16

The city and surrounding areas are exploding this weekend with activities!

The 34th annual Fringe Festival “SupercaliFringeilstic” starts Aug 13-23 in Old Strathcona. For show times, listings and all other info, visit: http://www.fringetheatre.ca/festival_2015.php

Sir Winston Churchill Square is hosting Edmonton’s Latin Festival on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 11pm with live performances, a kids area, and beer gardens you don’t want to miss this! Click here to visit their website.

The meteor shower will be a beautiful thing to watch, and what better way to watch it than in your PJ’s surrounded by the beauty of the Devonian Botanical Gardens! Starting at 8pm and continuing til midnight there will be activities for kids til 10pm and people there to explain meteors and meteor showers! Perfect way to spend a Friday night! All of the details for the Perseids Pyjama Party can be found here.

photo from EDBFA website.

photo from EDBFA website.

Its Dragon Boat Festival time! Watch the boats this weekend at Louise Mckinney park, with festivities all weekend. The festival schedule is here.

Our FC Edmonton soccer team takes on the Carolina Railhawks on Sunday at Clarke Stadium 2pm. Click here for ticketing information.

Looking to do some good this weekend? Maybe get a little dirty in the process? the Down and Dirty 5km obstacle course on Saturday at Sunridge Ski Area is for you! This is the 3rd annual fundraiser for the Cross Cancer Institute, registration is $50, for more event info: https://albertacancer.ca/downanddirty2015/eventinfo#eventinfo

Have a great weekend – there will be plenty to do!

today’s post was written by regular yegwed contributor,events in edmonton things to do Ruby Proctor.