The LUX To-Do List: July

Posted: Jul 01 2015 | Author: Marielle T


The whole city feels alive; humming, buzzing, and filled with life during the hottest and longest days of the year. There's so much to do in Edmonton during the summer (perhaps it's the perpetual awareness of winter and how fleeting these days are) that push us to stay out later, eat outdoors, and embrace our short lived and hard earned summer. 

Jazz it up: This summer the High Street takes on the flavour of New Orleans for the 2nd Annual Block Party. Join us Sunday, July 5th for live swing music, dancing, southern food trucks, crafts, games and more! RSVP here.

Take in a Game: Throughout the summer, Edmonton will be filled with sporting events perfect for you and your friends and family to take in. Some of the teams we can't wait to cheer on include Prospectors Baseball, the Jr. Pan American Track and Field competition, and the Edmonton Eskimos. Grab some popcorn and something cold to drink and make a day of it. 

Festival City: These activities may be a little cliche, but is it really an Edmonton summer without watching the Canada day fireworks, visiting Taste of Edmonton, or K-Days? Give into the obvious and take in these summer classics.

Garden of Love: Craft beer and croquet anyone? This summer the Devonian Gardens will be running a line-up of date nights every Thursday evening until dusk with special activities planned to help you spark a little romance. Find out more here. 

Starry Nights & Song: Interstellar Rodeo boasts an amazing line-up this year with some highlights including Father John Misty, St. Vincent, and Canadian songstress Kathleen Edwards. Enjoy these musicians and more while taking in the great outdoors at Hawrelak Park. More details here

Eat & Be Merry: Staff Meal returns after a hiatus to bring back delicious locally sourced meals created by a collection of young up and coming chefs with 'Patio de lox Pintxos'. These events run irregularly so we recommend you get your tickets for their July event in advance. Find out more here

Sugar Coma: Whether you have kids home on summer vacation, or simply want to embrace your own inner child, Metro Cinema is hosting a summer addition of their 'Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Party' this month. Sugar hang-overs guaranteed. Find out more here

Make a Splash: On those truly scorching YEG days, cool off in one of Edmonton's gorgeous outdoor pools. Pack a book and remember not to forget your Coola. Find a full listing of our outdoor pools here.

Share It:
LUX kicked off our #SummerLUXin' hashtag so you can share your summer with us! Find out all the details here!