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The Alberta Legislature is an all-seasons destination. From lively summer festivals to celebrations during the holiday season the grounds are a hub of activity throughout the year.

All free, nonticketed events

Current Events

Thursdays to Be Discovered

FREE events every Thursday at 6 p.m.

Join us in the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre. Open for you to discover!

Visitor Centre

Métis Beading Workshop

Hands-on indigenous beading workshop led by local artist and craftsperson, Celina Loyer.

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Try the intricate and beautiful art of beading. Join Celina Loyer, a local Métis artist and craftsperson, as she leads an indigenous beading workshop. With beads and patterns provided, visitors are invited to take a seat and learn the skills to create their own beaded wonders.

Artist Discussion Panel: Public Art

Artist discussion panel: adapting to meet the needs of public art.

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How does an artist align their creative process with the stringent administrative public art process? How can this process impact an artist’s creative growth within their art practice?

Artists who take on the challenge of large-scale public art projects often must change, adapt and evolve their discipline to meet the needs of the site, the client and the public-at-large.

Take in this artist discussion panel on adapting process for public art with:

Legion Cabaret

Drop in to the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre for a Legion Cabaret honouring the legacy of Canada’s Legion halls.

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Royal Canadian Legion: The History of the Canadian Legion

6 to 6:30 p.m. ǀ Pehonan Theatre

This documentary film by Valour Canada tells the story and evolution of the Royal Canadian Legion.


In Arms

6:30 to 7 p.m. ǀ Federal Building Pavilion

Hear live readings of original poetry written by notable Edmonton performers and poets, members of the armed forces and their families.


Forgotten Warriors

7 to 8 p.m. ǀ Pehonan Theatre

Learn about the experiences of Canada’s indigenous veterans at this National Film Board documentary film.

Film Screenings: Our People Our Province

See Our People Our Province on the 360-degree screen in the Pehonan Theatre.

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Join Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and our province's namesake, on a magical journey through Alberta's history!

The 11-minute film plays every half hour in the Pehonan Theatre. On Thursdays the first showing starts at 10 a.m. and last showing is at 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Celebrate the Season

December 7 to 23, 2017