Edmonton get ready for the weekend and a Friday night that will blow your socks off. The last Homegrown Friday night of every month, Mercer Tavern brings you some of the hottest local DJs. This Friday night is no exception as we will feature one of the biggest names in our City, Dusty Grooves alongside your Friday night residents Polyesterday and yours truly. We will be dropping science with top shelf 80s and 90s jams along side the freshest Indie cuts and mind melting mashups. This is the night of the week to get your motor running. Music starts at 9pm until close.
Enjoy locally crafted brew from Yellowhead Brewery, $4.25 Sleeves and $6.25 Pints.
Great atmosphere, superior food and beverage selection, friendly service and one of the hippest crowd in town.
Edmonton’s 8th Annual Queer Prom
Friday May 30, 2014, 7 – 11pm
Central Lions Centre 11113 – 113 Street
Presented by volunteers from Youth Understanding Youth and many supportive community agencies.
Generously funded by Edmonton and Area Child and Youth Services, with support from The Imperial Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose, the Pride Centre of Edmonton and many supporting organizations.
Queer Prom is a free dance and social event for LGBTQ youth and their allies under age 25. Prom is drug and alcohol free.
How to get there by ETS transit: On route 125, near route 8, five blocks west of Kingsway Transit Centre
For more info: www.queerprom.ca
Sorrentino’s Compassion House, Community Open House Event, Sunday, May 25 @ 2:00pm – 6:00pm.
Celebrate the grand opening of Sorrentino’s Compassion House. Join the celebration with a tour of their newly expanded house, visit the spring market, chat with guests, and take in the festivities.
The Culture Collective alumni performers, Julie Adams, Russ Dawson, Colin Matty and DJ Thomas Culture will be providing live entertainment during the event.
With nearly fifty food trucks ready to serve the Edmonton area this summer, without a doubt this will be the biggest year in the city’s food truck scene thus far. And to kick things off, we are happy to share the date of our first event of the 2014 season!
Save the date for What the Truck?! taking place on 104 Street downtown after the City Market on May 24.
More details will be announced soon!
AN ALL-FLOORS, CLOSE-THE-STREET EXTRAVAGANZA WITH LIVE MUSIC, ART SHOWCASE, POP-UP MARKET, LOCAL FOOD, DANCE PARTY AND MORE.
Hosted by Mercer Warehouse, Make Something Edmonton, Startup Edmonton, Edmonton’s NextGen, The Culture Collective and TD.
RSVP at http://www.mercersuperparty.com/
The Mercer Summer Super Party begins at 5 pm: Explore every floor of the Mercer Warehouse (10359-104 Street) – from Startup Edmonton on the third floor, GURU Digital Arts show on the second, Fabloomosity flower shop on the first, On the Spot Pop Up Trunk Market on the lower level, and craft beer at the Mercer Tavern. On the street you’ll find the food trucks and vendors of HWKRS MRKT, and social spaces by Edmonton Next Gen and Rogers Place + Arena District.
At 8 pm: Everyone gathers on the street for more performances, food truck alley, photo booth and other activities.
Finally at 10 pm: It’s a lights on, dance party takeover until midnight.
Only a party like this could happen at the Mercer Warehouse.
On the Spot Pop Up Sale
Made in EDMTN
Guru Digital Arts College
Rostizado by Tres Carnales Taquería
Rapid Fire Theatre
Mad Bomber Society (Official)
Luna Dance Fusion
Good Women Dance
All Out DJs
iHuman Youth Society
RSVP at http://www.mercersuperparty.com/
YOU’RE INVITED to the 33rd Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival theme Launch Party!
Tuesday, May 13 | 11:30 AM
ATB Financial Arts Barns
The official launch party of the 33rd Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival theme & the NEW Fringe Fan Club! The party will be a ’70s theme and you are encouraged to dress up! So throw on a pair of bellbottoms and join us!
The Edmonton New Media Awards, lovingly referred to as the Yeggies, sets out to recognize and honour local content creators for the contribution they make to the city and region. The Yeggies were founded in 2012.
This year’s event is May 9th at the Avenue Theatre, 9030 118 Ave.
the Collective & The Pint bring you…
ROCK THE PINT
Sunday May 18 (May Long Weekend)
Music Starts at 9pm!!!
Join Theatre Garage for their 4th annual halfway to halloween party “The Dead Are Restless” , this year in partnership with the Official Edmonton Steampunk Group to create a taste of the upcoming Steampunk Monster Ball.
You know the Halloween ghoul inside you has an itch to don a costume and be released! Scratch that itch with a spring party complete with a candy buffet, excellent music, tricks, treats and surprises.