Things to See and Do
Churchill Square is Live at Lunch!
Weekdays, Noon–1pm *Free!*Churchill Square offers escape, relaxation, a variety of food, free, family-friendly entertainment, and no-cost activities over the lunch hour. Visit the Edmonton Arts Council website for details and updates. Zumba Mondays & Fridays: Hosted by Edmonton Fitness Party, this free drop-in class is more like a party than a workout! Tuesday Zoodays: Churchill Square goes wild, with animal visits from the Edmonton Valley Zoo and other local animal presenters. Tuesday Solo Series: Enjoy performances by an array of Edmonton’s best entertainers. For details, visit the Edmonton Arts Council website. Wednesday Churchill Circuit: The Churchill Circuit offers cardio and resistance training to sculpt your body by incorporating a variety of exercises from kickboxing to tabata to classic boot camp. It’s free, it's drop-in, and it’s an extremely efficient and effective way to exercise. Thursdays = Food Trucks + Live Music: Grab a bite from Edmonton’s most popular food trucks while soaking in the sounds of some of Edmonton's most eclectic performers. Check the Edmonton Arts Council website for details.
Fun on the Square
Enjoy the Square between festivals and events! Sit and relax, take in the gardens and artwork, play a game of basketball, take advantage of free WiFi access, enjoy a variety of food vendors selling: hot dogs, mini donuts, waffles, smoothies, and kubasa or be entertained and get active with the no-cost activities.
Eat and Shop
There are also several eateries located around the Square including: Three Bananas Cafe (South Pavilion), L'Espresso Cafe (main floor Chancery Hall), Second Cup (main floor Stanley A. Milner Library), City Centre Food Court, Normand's (The Citadel) and Kids in the Hall (main floor City Hall).
Festivals and Events on the Square
Churchill Square is a great place to take part in a variety of festivals and events. Visit the events calendar for details.
See Festival-Going 101 for suggestions to keep the festivals and events on the Square safe and enjoyable for everyone.
Get active at Churchill Square! Get your friends together and play a game of basketball or skateboard. Two basketball hoops are set up in front of the East Gardens and are available on a daily basis for any player to use. Cool off in the City Hall pool during the summer months or skate on the ice rink in the winter.
While enjoying a break on the Square connect to free WiFi access.
Visit the Neighbours of the Square
Edmonton’s key venues can be found around the Square: The world-class Art Gallery of Alberta; the Winspear Centre concert hall; The Citadel Theatre, a premier venue for live theatre; the Stanley A. Milner Library, and the landmark City Hall.
For more information:
Civic Events Office
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton AB T5J 0K1