Dragon Boat Festival Aug 14-16 2015

Dragon Boat Festival Aug 14-16 2015

The Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival is back again this coming weekend from August 14-16, 2015. This summer has just gone by fast with so many events going on. With new attractions at the Chinese garden in Louise McKinney Riverfront Park, and the coming demolition of the footbridge to make way for the Valley Line LRT, there’s no better time to make new memories during this timeless Chinese tradition. History of Chinese Dragon Boat Festival with…

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These Urban Waterfalls Will Blow Your Mind

These Urban Waterfalls Will Blow Your Mind

These are the Urban Waterfalls of Edmonton, including the city’s best kept secret. From an historic Great Divide Waterfall higher than Niagara Falls, to one out of thin air, to hanging cascades downtown, to the final hidden wonder, these waterfalls of River City will blow your mind. We’ll start with the Great Divide Waterfall. Originally planned for the 78 commonwealth games, the half a million dollar landmark was opened September 1, 1980 in time for…

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I Heart YEG Winter Festival

I Heart YEG Winter Festival

To say goodbye to winter in Edmonton, the I Heart YEG Winter Festival was created by the City of Edmonton Parks. As the 2nd annual event, this festival has a lot of potential at the Alfred Savage facility by the Whitemud Equine Centre. It certainly brings people to the great outdoors and the Parks system.

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Edmonton Grads Park

Edmonton Grads Park

There’s a significance of the Edmonton Grads which is global, but is missed even in our own telling of Edmonton history. The Edmonton Grads Park is named in honour of this truly amazing team and located on the east end of the Westmount neighbourhood. The Yegventures video tells the story of who the Edmonton Grads were.

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