The Servus Heritage Festival is one of the largest events found in the Edmonton area each year. It's a three-day showcase of multicultural heritage and this year marks the 40th anniversary.
This event will be held under 60 pavilions with more than 85 different cultures represented. Whether you enjoy sampling different foods or you prefer shopping for crafts, this is a great event for you. Here's what you will find at the Servus Heritage Festival for 2015.
Main Stage Events
Along with the many pavilions full of vendors, there will be events happening on the main stage including:
- Heritage Festival Show - 6pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday
- World FM World Idol Finalists - 4pm - 5:30pm on Sunday
- Citizenship Ceremony - Swearing in of New Canadians - 12pm to 1:30pm
All of these events will be a big part of the festival this year.
You will find 62 total pavilions with more than 85 cultures found from all over the world. More than 600 different culinary delicacies will be available, along with artwork, clothing, crafts and even creative performances. Many pavilions with display photos and memorabilia from different cultures around the world.
The pavilions will be open from 12pm to 9pm on Saturday, from 10am to 9pm on Sunday and from 10am to 7pm on Monday. Some of the cultures you can expect include:
- South Sudan
- And Many More!
The festival is free to attend with donations accepted. However, the food is not free. Food tickets are available for $1 each or you can buy discounted packages up to 30 tickets for $25.
This year's festival will once again be at Hawrelak Park and will be held from August 1st to 3rd. Public parking is not available, but you can get to the event by ETS Par 'n' Ride, Bicycle, Alberta Co-op Taxi or DATS Services.