5 Things To Do: August 12 to 16

This week, find out where boats float, frisbees fly, music rocks and wild things Fringe

The ultimate championship

Edmonton will host the 2019 Canadian Ultimate Frisbee Championships August 11 to 18. See Canada’s best spin their stuff in the Junior, Women’s and Open master’s division all week long.

Ivor Dent Sports Park, 50 St and 4 Ave, 780-442-5311, canadianultimate.com

Tease your brain

Come by the Grindstone Theatre with up to five friends on August 13 for Hello Trivia, a night of beers, brain testing questions and prizes! It’s a free event, so save your cash and bring your wits.

Grindstone Theatre, 10019 – 81 Ave, 780-244-9076, grindstonetheatre.ca

Find where the wild things Fringe

Edmonton’s summer theatre institution returns August 15 for its 38th year! Full of innovative theatre performances by nearly 1,600 local, national and international artists, across more than 1,200 indoor performances in the city’s most iconic venues (and many outdoor live performances), this is Edmonton’s marquee theatre fest.

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, Old Strathcona and Whyte Ave, fringetheatre.ca

Rock out in Hawrelak

Dance and sing and shout at the Edmonton Rock Music Festival, August 16 and 17, as Canadian acts like Sloan and Wide Mouth Mason, and headliners Rick Springfield, Greg Kihn and Tommy Tutone, take the Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre stage. The fest also raises funds for the Centre for Arts & Music (CAM).

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd, edmontonrockfest.com

Paddle and drum

The North Saskatchewan will come alive August 16 to 18 with the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival, as colourful dragon boats race along to their drummer’s beat. Cheer on your favourite boat and enjoy this showcase of Asian heritage and multiculturalism in Edmonton.

North Saskatchewan River, edmontondragonfestival.ca

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