KICK-START SUMMER WITH THESE UPCOMING EVENTS

LOCAL HAPPENINGS IN THE LEDUC REGION

Summer is here… and events are BACK!

Summer is officially less than a week away! We’ve assembled a list of regional happenings coming up… There’s no better time than NOW to kick off summer in style and celebrate with our community – we all deserve festivities after the past year!

A Show & Shine, Food Trucks, Canada Day Celebrations, a Drive-in Concert, and more… Get your calendar out and keep reading to discover upcoming events!

KICK-START SUMMER WITH THESE UPCOMING EVENTS
KICK-START SUMMER WITH THESE UPCOMING EVENTS
Third Thursday: Get Downtown

DATE: June 17, 2021 | 4 – 8 PM
LOCATION: Main Street Leduc

The name says it all… Get Downtown! Main Street Leduc is kicking off their monthly Third Thursday Summer Events on June 17, and YOU are invited to join in!

Leduc’s downtown core is being transformed into a Show & Shine – we’re anticipating classic cars, muscle cars, street imports, motorcycles, and more displayed for all to see. The car club Horsepower 4 Hope will be on-site with some sweet cars… This community of individuals passionate about car culture raises awareness & donations for the Kids with Cancer Society!

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to bring Dad out! Remember to bring your own ride (doesn’t have to be a fancy one – even a skateboard or bike will suffice), snap a pick outside of your favorite store on Main Street, and post it to social media with the hashtag #LeducThirdThursday – you’ll be entered into a giveaway contest to win gift card prizes!

Third Thursday: Get Downtown - June 17, 2021 - Main Street Leduc
Third Thursday: Get Downtown – June 17, 2021 – Main Street Leduc
RVCA “Hot Spot” Food Truck Eats

DATES: June 18 + 23 + 25 + 30 | July 2 + 7 + 9 + 14 + 16 + 19 + 28 + 30 | 4 – 8 PM
LOCATION: Rolly View Community Hall Parking Lot

It’s been the sensation of the summer so far and it’s showing no signs of slowing down… The Rolly View Community Association has been bringing food trucks from near and far for YOU to enjoy!

What started out as just a simple, once-a-week food truck alternating between Mondays & Wednesdays has since EXPLODED… The RVCA is adding more dates, more food trucks, and more fun to keep up with the demand!

Bring your picnic blanket, chairs, or tailgate and head to the Rolly View Community Hall Parking Lot on any of the above dates for fantastic food truck eats. They’ve got an impressive line-up of trucks including Sheeba Indian Street Feed, Smokehouse BBQ, Starvin Marvin’s YEG, The Purple Perogy, and more for you to enjoy. Remember to get there early – the food trucks are often selling out before closing time!

RVCA "Hot Spot" Food Truck Eats - Multiple Dates - Rolly View Community Hall
RVCA “Hot Spot” Food Truck Eats – Multiple Dates – Rolly View Community Hall
Classic Car Meet & Greets

DATES: Sundays | June 20 – Sep 26 | 11 AM – 3 PM
LOCATION: Blackjacks Roadhouse Parking Lot

Opportunities to see classic cars don’t stop at Main Street Leduc’s Third Thursday event. Blackjacks Roadhouse is bringing them out every Sunday until the end of summer!

Make your way out to Blackjacks every Sunday afternoon from 11 AM – 3 PM… They’ll have a large section of their parking lot sectioned off just for people who bring out their classic cars & unique rides people wouldn’t normally see.

Cruise through the parking lot, show off your own classic ride, and meet fellow gear heads! You don’t even have to be a member of any car club to join in the fun. Bring Dad out too if he’s crazy about classic cars – the next Classic Car Meet & Greet falls on Father’s Day!

Classic Car Meet & Greets – Sundays – Blackjacks Roadhouse
Yoga by Jar’d at Block 50

DATE: June 24, 2021 | 4 – 8 PM
LOCATION: Block 50 Leduc

Outdoor Yoga + Food Truck eats sound like a perfect Thursday night to us!

Aurora Yoga & Spa‘s Jaime McKeag Reber has teamed up with Jar’d Mercantile to bring you a FREE outdoor yoga experience you do NOT want to miss out on. The event will be taking place in the Block 50 Leduc plaza on June 24 from 4 – 8 PM… All that’s required of you is a yoga mat & an open state of mind!

Even better – the incredibly delicious & nutritious food truck Live Bowl’d will also be on-site for post-yoga eats! Rejuvenate your body & mind with some yoga, then refuel with a smoothie, acai or warm bowl (vegan options available).

Yoga by Jar'd at Block 50 - June 24, 2021 - Block 50 Leduc
Yoga by Jar’d at Block 50 – June 24, 2021 – Block 50 Leduc
Brunch Boxes & Twilight Picnic Experiences

DATES: June 2021 | Various Dates
LOCATION: University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Take your adventure at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden to the next level with a Brunch Box or Twilight Picnic Experience!

Due to popular demand, Brunch Boxes have been carried over and are still available every Thursday – Sunday throughout the month of June! Each Brunch Box includes admission to the garden + a box full of delicious locally-sourced brunch fare.

Also available at the gardens throughout the month of June are Twilight Picnic Experiences for two! Sit back & relax with that special someone as you enjoy a gourmet picnic box, live entertainment, garden games, and beautiful scenery.

Brunch Boxes & Twilight Picnic Experiences - June 2021 - University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Brunch Boxes & Twilight Picnic Experiences – June 2021 – University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Canada Day at Block 50

DATE: July 1, 2021 | 12 – 8 PM
LOCATION: Block 50 Leduc

This Canada Day will be one to remember for so many reasons… And Block 50 Leduc is throwing a huge party to celebrate!

Activities from Lil Ryley Farms, Canadian Veterans (Leduc) and more will be taking place from 12 – 5 PM. Bring out the family, enjoy the festivities, and stay tuned as more event features are announced!

The party doesn’t end at 5 PM however… Block 50 also has live music, food trucks AND a beer garden planned! Catch dinner from YEG Smokehouse BBQ or Poutine World, get some treats from Auntie Jo’s Kettle Corn, and enjoy a drink or two from Rural Routes Brewing Company or Rig Hand Distillery while you listen to live music.

Canada Day at Block 50 - July 1, 2021 - Block 50 Leduc
Canada Day at Block 50 – July 1, 2021 – Block 50 Leduc
Main Street Leduc Makers Market

DATE: July 10, 2021 | 11 AM – 4 PM
LOCATION: Main Street Leduc

There are so many events in downtown Leduc coming up over the next month… This is another one to get down on your calendars!

Join us in Main Street Leduc for a day of summer fun! Activities include:
> Vendor & Artisan Markets
> Food, Beverage & Shopping
> Kids Zone
> Games & Prizes & More!

More details to be announced soon – follow Main Street Leduc on Facebook for more info!

Main Street Leduc Makers Market - July 10, 2021 - Main Street Leduc
Main Street Leduc Makers Market – July 10, 2021 – Main Street Leduc
“Bringin’ the Country Back” Drive-in Concert

DATE: July 18, 2021 | 6:30 PM & 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Castrol Raceway

It may be last on our list, but it’s certainly not least…George Canyon & Aaron Pritchett are “Bringin’ the Country Back” to Leduc!

This drive-in concert is going down at Castrol Raceway on July 18th and you NEED to buy tickets! Experience awesome live entertainment from world-renowned country artists AND help support quality health care in the Leduc Region – the Leduc Community Hospital Foundation is this event’s charity of choice!

What are you waiting for? Get your tickets now!

"Bringin' the Country Back" Drive-in Concert - July 18, 2021 - Castrol Raceway
“Bringin’ the Country Back” Drive-in Concert – July 18, 2021 – Castrol Raceway

With SO many events to choose from, it’s going to be a great start to the summer! Looking for more ways to celebrate? Keep checking back to our regularly-updated Events page!

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