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FISE World Edmonton is back in Hawrelak Park

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FISE World Edmonton is back in Hawrelak Park

What you need to know to have a great weekend

The Festival International des Sports Extremes (FISE, pronounced fees) stops in Edmonton this weekend and transforms Hawrelak Park into an outdoor action sports arena. 466 more words


Thursday's letters: Hawrelak Park could outdo 'Accidental Beach'

There seems to be considerable excitement about the discovery of an ”accidental beach” on the North Saskatchewan River.

We have had an artificial lake in the centre of Edmonton for many years, but the city refuses to make it useable for citizens. 1,318 more words


Sounds of blues history swing out on festival's opening night

Fragments of blues history could be heard echoing out into the river valley Friday as the opening night of the 19th annual Edmonton Blues Festival… 719 more words


Paula Simons: Keep Heritage Festival in Hawrelak Park, where it belongs

Sunday was a sublime day in Hawrelak Park.

The sky was blue. There was a light breeze. It was warm, but not sweltering hot.

It was an ideal time to walk by the lake, ride the paddle boats and soak up the wonders of the Edmonton Heritage Festival. 833 more words

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Bob Layton editorial: Have we outgrown the venue?

Lots of people still talking about the Heritage Festival.

All agree the food and the entertainment and the atmosphere in the park was great, but some are not sure they will attend again. 199 more words


Half a million people took in Heritage Festival in Edmonton this weekend

*EDITOR’S NOTE: The festival initially estimated about 500,000 attended the three-day event but on Wednesday updated its numbers to approximately 480,000.

It was a record year in many ways for Edmonton’s Servus Heritage Festival. 666 more words


Heritage Festival in the Rain

Our annual tradition of attending the Heritage Festival at Hawrelak Park on the August long weekend was no wash-out in spite of the rain.

I wasn’t sure what to expect, but going to the festival in the rain turned out to be way more fun than I would have thought. 396 more words