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The 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off

 __ 4th Street Road Closure On November 3rd, the City of Edmonton will be hosting the 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off on 104th Street as the official kick-off to Western Week in Edmonton. The event will include a road closure that begins at Michael Phair Park, just north of Jasper Ave, and extends to 102nd Avenue. The event runs from 11AM until 1:30PM on November 3rd, however, the road closure will be in Read More

Free Historical Walking Tours with the DBA’s Core Crew!

Free Historical Walking Tours with the DBA’s Core Crew!

NOTICE: THERE ARE NO TOURS ON  STATUTORY HOLIDAYS. Discover Downtown's colourful history, outstanding architecture, and must-see landmarks on a free, historical walking tour with the Core Crew! Tours are provided on both a walk-in and pre-booked basis. To ensure the tour is enjoyable for all, TOUR CAPACITY IS SET AT 20 PEOPLE PER TOUR. Tours run weekdays, from June 22 through August 18, 2017 Mon, Tues, Wed, and Thurs at 1pm Fridays at 10am No tours on Read More

Purple Flag Gala

Purple Flag Gala

Want to learn more about Purple Flag? Check out our “Purple Flag Gala” evening next Wednesday night at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel! All proceeds will go to the Edmonton Emergency Shelter. Instead of a boring meeting, our Chasing the Purple Flag Steering Committee is presenting “The Three Part Event” based on our committee values: Inform! Entertain! Educate! Inform:  Learn the status of our accreditation quest! Entertain: Enjoy the sounds of Terry McDade!! Educate: Discover Read More

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

Michael Phair Park Officially Opened on 104th Street

The secret is out! The little pocket park on the 104 Promenade north of Jasper is now officially the Michael Phair Park. Over 200 friends, colleagues, and officials attended the official opening on Thursday. Mayor Don Iveson and City Councillor Scott McKeen spoke highly of Michael Phair’s contributions to the city in academia, pride, and the arts. A picnic in the park followed the official unveiling of the park sign. The Read More

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Official Opening and Naming of the 104th Street “Pocket Park”

Join us the for official opening and naming of the Pocket Park on 104 Street. The name is still a secret but will be revealed at 11:30am on Thursday, May 26. You are invited to the opening.   One of the officials in attendance, along with Mayor Don Ivenson and current Ward 6 Councillor Scott McKeen, will be former Ward 6 Councilor, Michael Phair.   Michael Phair was the much-beloved City Councillor for Downtown Read More

A Knight of Yoga – BREWGA

A Knight of Yoga – BREWGA

Brewga- Yoga & Beer Drinking for a Cause By: Knight's Cabin Cancer Retreats Enjoy beer, yoga and live in Edmonton? You don’t want to miss out on this event.  Be a part of yoga and beer drinking for a cause in support of Knights Cabin Cancer Retreats. Join us on April 26 at The Yellowhead Brewery for laid back fun with some good peeps. We’ll start with a 75 minute yoga class with Read More

Night Market Edmonton – 2016

Night Market Edmonton – 2016

Night Market Edmonton is Back Starting May 20th! Dates:  May 20th, 2016 - August 26th, 2016 Times: 7pm - 11pm Cost: Free! Address: Corner of Jasper Ave & 105 Street Being downtown is exciting! Being the first true night market in Edmonton is even more exciting! We are making creative use of space in the downtown core during the evening, which was not previously found in Edmonton.  Come for the entertainment, stay for the friends. We have the privilege of being considered Read More

Customer Appreciation Day – 2015

Customer Appreciation Day – 2015

  Join us in celebration of 104th Street giving back for our annual Customer Appreciation Day! "Keeping each other warm with a lending hand" The winter snow will glisten from the lights on the trees with a warm humble holiday feel, listen for bells, Santa is on his way. On December 17th, 2015 from 8:00am onward, there will be street level activities including roving choirs, a visit from Santa, hot chocolate and warming Read More

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street

Edmonton’s Food Bank Receives Gift From 104th Street Date: Friday October 9th, 2015 Time: 10 am Location: 104th Street Pocket Park at 10128-104 Street, Edmonton Just north of Jasper Avenue on 104 Street Downtown (beside Icon 1) The 104 Street Steering Committee will present Edmonton’s Food Bank with a cheque for $15,000 raised during the 104 Street al Fresco Block Party held in late August. The merchants, businesses, and residents of 104 Street also collected over Read More

Nuit Blanche Edmonton

Nuit Blanche Edmonton

Celebrating its first event in Edmonton, Nuit Blanche is a FREE all-night contemporary art experience that will transform Edmonton’s downtown core. Featuring more than 30 artworks created by local and internationally renowned artists. Artworks range from the beautiful and poetic to the fun and interactive. Nuit Blanche is a event for kids, families, seniors, teenagers, students and thirty-somethings. It’s for both the art-savvy AND the art-skeptical alike. Edmonton’s first Nuit Blanche event Read More

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