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Edmonton is nicknamed Festival City because of the many festivals and events that happen year-round. From the summer’s world-famous Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, the Edmonton Heritage Festival, and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival to the winter’s Silver Skate Festival, Metropolis International Winter Festival, and the Ice on Whyte Festival and much more in between, there is nearly always a special event going on. In Edmonton, you’ll find celebrations for music, theater, art, children, food, culture, sport, film and more. The City of Edmonton’s website provides a comprehensive calendar of upcoming festival events, making planning your travel to coincide with a special event easy.