We LOVE festival season!
The Grindstone is the ultimate party destination this summer. Check out the line-up below!
PRIDE BLOCK PARTY
Fruit Loop is excited to be kicking off Edmonton’s Pride month and bring you some incredible 2SLGBTQ+ programming this June in support of our friends at Rainbow Refuge!!!
We’re partnering with our besties at the Grindstone Theatre from June 2-4 for a Pride kick-off weekend of epic proportions.
Pride activities will be returning to Old Strathcona in west Ritchie AKA the garage district as we host a series of outdoor live performances, drag shows, dancers, photo booths, community booths, workshops, food trucks, beer gardens and late night dance parties to kick off Pride month here in Edmonton.
Many thanks to our Presenting Sponsor TD with outstanding support from Sea Change Brewing, the Old Strathcona Business Association, the Community-Based Research Centre, Edmonton Unlimited, Freddie, and Pattison Advertising!
GRINDSTONE COMEDY FESTIVAL
Comedy Fest returns July 5-9, 2023!
The Grindstone Comedy Festival is an annual independent stand-up, improv and sketch comedy festival hosted at Edmonton’s Grindstone Theatre which brings both national performers and rising local talent together under the Edmonton spotlight
DISCO IN THE PARK
Disco In The Park returns August 4-6, 2023
Edmonton's summertime House and Disco music festival; A weekend of all-day dancing in a beautiful park in the centre of the city.
Fully licensed, food available, surrounded by trees, lots of room to spread out, and unreal DJ sets and live performances all day from local talents and headlining guests from around the world, plus 3 nights of wild late night club events. Spend your long weekend with us for unforgettable vibes.
EDMONTON FRINGE FESTIVAL
August 17-27, 2023
Grindstone will be operating 4 BYOV venues this year!
We also will have daily beer gardens, street performers and children's activities.
FEAT. CARTER & THE CAPITALS
Mural Massive returns on September 2nd! This multifaceted festival is a choose-your-own-adventure experience. With indoor and outdoor art events in both the Old Strathcona and Downtown neighborhoods.