Edmonton Events For February 2014: Festivals, Monster Trucks & More

Although the flow of big concerts has slowed down compared to January, there is a great selection of unique and entertaining Edmonton events in February. Whether you enjoy theatre, comedy or a great outdoor event, there is something for everyone this month.

Even though it’s the shortest month of the year, there is no shortage of things to do with exciting Edmonton events like the classic Silver Skate Festival, Monster Jam at Rexall Place for the monster truck lovers and some excellent musical talent including JUNO-nominated act Madison Violet on February 7 at St. Basil’s Cultural Club.

Edmonton Events For February 2014

Bowerbird: Life as Art

February 1-April 27, 2014

Location: Art Gallery of Alberta

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Celebrated Edmonton artist Lyndal Osborne presents a solo show presenting a collection of this incredible sculptor’s 40-year career. The exhibition debuts February 1st and goes until April 27, 2014.

Die Fledermaus by The Edmonton Opera

February 6, 2014

Location: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

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According to the Edmonton Journal’s Mark Morris, Die Fledermaus is a romantic comedy from the praised Edmonton Opera that promises “an exuberant escape” from the winter blues. You better hurry though…the last showing is on February 6. 

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Beer Event)

February 8, 2014

Location: Co-op Wine & Spirits

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This event was made for fans of dark beer. Have a true beer aficionado guide you through a flight of top-notch dark brews to suit this cold Edmonton weather. If you’re a fan of lighter beers, don’t be afraid of the dark and join in for this event to see what dark beer is all about.

Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour

February 8-9, 2014

Location: Rexall Place

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Monster Jam is a supercharged thriller with some of the biggest monster trucks and their fearless drivers creating absolute chaos inside Rexall Place. Don’t miss your chance to see the famous Grave Digger and El Toro Loco trucks tear their way through the stadium.

Clybourne Park (Award Winning Stage Production)

Until February 16, 2014

Location: Citadel Theatre

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Liz Nichols from the Edmonton Journal called the show, “a stingingly smart production”. Rave reviews are across the board for this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, only at the Citadel Theatre until February 14.

Moonlight Skiing on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014

Location: Strathcona County

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Do something different this Valentine’s Day and explore the trails of Strathcona County at midnight for a romantic ski tour. It’s a lot more impressive than just flowers and a box of chocolates!

Silver Skate Festival

February 14-February 23, 2014

Location: Hawrelak Park

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This classic winter festival is one of the oldest Edmonton events that combines sports, culture, art and recreation. As always, this event is free and all-ages with live performances, skating events, live sports demonstrations and snow and fire sculptures.

Edmonton Events: Concert Listings For February 2014

  • February 6 - Matt Anderson @ Winspear Centre
  • February 7 - Madison Violet @ St. Basil’s Cultural Club
  • February 8 - Blackie & The Rodeo Kings @ Festival Place
  • February 12 - Benjamin Butterfield @ Muttart Hall (Alberta College)
  • February 14 - Obie Trice @ Union Hall
  • February 19 - Dean Brody @ Shaw Conference Centre
  • February 21 - Monkeyjunk @ Festival Place
  • February 21 - Jeremy Fisher @ St. Basil’s Cultural Club

Are you attending any Edmonton events this month that we missed? Let us know in the comment section below.

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