Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

August 30, 2012 15:00 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: For a Limited Time Only!

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2012) - Besides being home to over 30 annual festivals, Edmonton is also home to a variety of spectacular limited engagements that are not to be missed. Whether you are joining in on this weekend's 1912 Family Fair, Centennial Concert and fireworks as the Alberta Legislature celebrates its 100th Anniversary September 2 or crooning your way through the Leonard Cohan concert November 18, Edmonton's exclusive hotels are available to make your experience remarkable. From Cirque du Soleil performances, Broadway across Canada musicals, science exhibits to sporting events, the fun never ends in Alberta's capital city.

Critically acclaimed Cavalia gallops into Edmonton for the first time September 11 - 30, 2012. In total, 49 horses and 39 artists from around the world are featured in this fresh mix of equestrian, performing arts, multimedia and special effects. This spectacular show pays tribute to the relationship between men and horses through history, a dream of freedom, cooperation and harmony.

See Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, and all the unforgettable characters of Star Wars™ like never before at STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition. Visitors of all ages learn the components of human identity in this character-driven adventure into what makes us who we are. The last stop in North America is at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton October 27, 2012 - April 1, 2013.

Held in Edmonton since 1974, the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) is a world-class, adrenaline-pumping rodeo event from November 7-11, 2012. Five days of non-stop action includes steer wrestling, bronc riding, ladies barrel racing and rodeo's most dangerous event - bull riding.

For more information about these and other Edmonton vacation packages, go to edmonton.com.

Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of those who have experienced it, click here.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

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