If you've got no plans this weekend, and you love all things Filipino, we've got some good news for you! June 23rd and 24th are the dates for Edmonton's 3rd annual Filipino Fiesta, and it's looking like it's going to be seriously amazing.
The festivals main goal is to share the beautiful Filipino culture with Edmontonians and will feature live entertainment, arts & crafts, and of course, food! If you've ever gotten a taste of some Filipino food, you know first hand how delicious it is, and you won't want to miss out!
"Fiestas" are popular Filipino traditions, and are really the heart and soul of their culture. They're commonly held across all Canadian provinces to celebrate patron saints, ethnic traditions, and important milestones of locals.
This year's festival is running on Saturday, June 23rd from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, June 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Edmonton's Borden Park. The best part? It's totally free!
Other activities for you to check out include a parade, comedians, a tropical dance party, Filipino-style hacky sack, Filipino style street foods, and an abundance of vendors selling their goods and services, among other things. It's sure to be an exciting event that you won't want to miss!