— Around the Core —

4 Summer Block Parties You Won’t Want to Miss

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2014 Mercer Super party, courtesy of Startup Edmonton

 

MERCER SUMMER SUPER PARTY
June 5:
Start your summer off right with this closed-street festival hosted by Mercer Warehouse businesses, featuring live bands, a dance party, art market, food hawkers and open house inside Startup Edmonton. (10363 104 St.)

BIG WHEELS DELIVER MEALS
June 5: Car enthusiasts will love this Show-NShine of classic rides topped off with delicious barbecue. All proceeds go to the transportation costs of Meals on Wheels delivery. (Save-On-Foods, 10180 109 St.)

Photo by Mack Male, What The Truck!? 2014

Photo by Mack Male, What The Truck!? 2014

WHAT THE TRUCK?!
Aug. 22: It’s the best kind of road congestion when Edmonton’s food trucks serve up street food with a side of local music. Get there ahead of time—the lineups are serious. (TELUS field, 10233 96 Ave.)

AL FRESCO ON 4TH STREET PROMENADE
Aug. 22: Mark your calendars for this action-packed day of fun and excitement in the heart of Edmonton. The event kicks off with the Downtown Edmonton Community League Pancake breakfast and continues on 104 St. long after the Farmers’ Market. Experience thousands of others coming together in the downtown core to enjoy extended patios from your favourite restaurants and wine bars stage performers, fashion and drag shows, plus an armada of food trucks. Funds raised will support the activities of the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters. (104 St.)