Visit Edmonton This Summer for Indy Races, Festivals and Vacation Packages

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Edmonton Indy vacation packages, festivals and outdoor adventure bring summer alive in Canada’s festival city

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Edmonton is known for its year-round festivals but even more-so in summer. Three major festivals take place in Edmonton Alberta in summer drawing thousands to festival city to enjoy the unique outdoor venues and versatile entertainment.

Visit Edmonton this summer to experience all that Canada’s festival city has to offer for lovers of arts and culture, the great outdoors and those that like to live on the wild side. Edmonton Alberta is home to the Edmonton Indy July 22-24 on a newly designed track at City Centre Airport. Downtown Edmonton comes alive with the buzz of the race with a street festival with live music, car shows and lots of family fun.

Edmonton Indy Vacation Packages include hotel accommodation, grandstand tickets and a souvenir program. Edmonton visitors can customize their package by upgrading the grandstand tickets or adding paddock passes. Many Edmonton hotels are offering Edmonton Indy Vacation Packages making it easy to book an Edmonton vacation for the Indy.

Edmonton is known for its year-round festivals but even more-so in summer. Three major festivals take place in Edmonton Alberta in summer drawing thousands to festival city to enjoy the unique outdoor venues and versatile entertainment. The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival takes place July 8-17 in downtown Edmonton at Sir Winston Churchill Square. The Edmonton Folk Music Festival runs August 4-7 while the oldest and largest fringe festival in North America is held August 11-21.    

The arts and culture scene heats up during the summer months with music, theatre and cultural events in Canada’s festival city. The Art Gallery of Alberta proudly brings “Any Warhol Manufactured” to Edmonton, the only Canadian venue for this presentation running from May 28 to August 7. The Edmonton downtown Arts District is alive with symphony, ballet, opera and live theatre at the stunning regal Citadel Theatre. Edmonton vacation packages for the AGA’s summer exhibits or other arts and culture packages can be found at http://www.edmonton.com

Outdoor enthusiasts planning an Edmonton vacation will not be disappointed with so many things to do in Edmonton in the great outdoors. Stroll through the scenic river valley, hit the links for a round of golf or visit the wildlife in Elk Island National Park. Edmonton is surrounded by beautiful countryside and located just a few hours away from the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Day trip packages from Edmonton will show visitors the best from prairie to peak, from Elk Island to Jasper or Banff National Park. Versatile packages available from Urban Insight and other partners can be discovered at edmonton.com.

About Edmonton Tourism
Edmonton Tourism promotes Greater Edmonton as the destination of choice for tourism, conventions, major events and film production and is a division of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). For more information, visit http://www.edmonton.com. Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at http://www.edmontonstories.ca.

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Jenifer Christenson
Executive Director, External Relations
Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
World Trade Centre Edmonton
5th Floor, 9990 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1P7
Tel: 780.917.7890
Email: jchristenson(at)edmonton(dot)com
http://www.edmonton.com

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