What is special about Klondike Days Festival?
The Klondike Days Festival is held every year in Edmonton Alberta Canada. It is one of the longest-running festivals which await thousands of visitors from all over Canada. It is a 10-day festival which is held every year near the end of July. It has been estimated that about 700,000 – 800,000 visitors attend the festival and over the course of it they enjoy a lot. It has been rated high because of the world-class festivities which it provides. There are some festivals which run parallel to this one namely A Taste of Edmonton and Edmonton Indy. Northlands Park is the place where the fair is held. It has now been renamed as K – Days.
History of K – Days
The festival is being organized for the past 138 years and for the same reason it is regarded as one of the oldest festivals to date. The first fair was held in 1879 and since inception each year has seen a growing number of people attending the fair. The Edmonton Agricultural Society was the organizer of this fair for the very first time. Grains and the livestock were the first products which were showcased in this festival. The best part of the festival is that it led other provinces organizing their own following 1879.
Program of K – Days
In 2018 the K – Days is scheduled to start on July 20. The K – Days parade will hold at 10 am. The parade kicks off the events of the festival and ensures that the best and the most favorable moments are organized for the event goers. The pre-parade spectacular starts at 9 am so everyone is advised to come earlier to grab a good spot. Following the parade, the 48 hours film festival is organized for the aspiring filmmakers. The best part of this event is that the filmmakers get more views on their outstanding work. The small-scale railway experience will then be organized to take a good look at the Klondike Park. This event is highly recommended for families.
The gold panning is another event which is highly recommended to the families. The children under 14 are free to join. Heavy horse show with the name of Down in the Dirt is organized to make sure that the horse lovers get their spot. There are literally hundreds of events covering the fair. The musical event of Kongos is the last one that is organized for the fair attendees.
The specialty of K – Days
The K – Days is one of the longest-running events of North America. The events of the K – Days are its specialty. The number of events is very high and therefore it is highly organized. The K – Days festival is for all. For you and your family, this is the best event which you will ever visit. It is also one of the longest-running festivals of the region. It is also a fair which is considered to be the pioneer of other festivals which are held in other Edmonton and Canada.