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Sir Winston Churchill Square is a safe, family-friendly, vibrant and lively urban plaza in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown. The pavilions, public art, water features and seating areas create a vibrant public space. Take a relaxing lunch break, stroll with family & friends or experience a world class festival or community event. Come to Sir Winston Churchill Square to relax, eat, shop and play! 

Location

Map of Sir Winston Churchill Square
Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta

Events at Churchill Square and City Hall Plaza

Date Event Name Location
March 15 - April 11 Fantastic Planet City Hall Plaza
May 4 Taste of Ramadan Sir Winston Churchill Square
May 16 The Hall Cenotaph Dedication for Afghanistan City Hall Plaza
June 24 - July 6 The Works Art & Design Festival Sir Winston Churchill Square
July 9-18 Edmonton International Street Performers Festival Sir Winston Churchill Square
July 22 - Aug 1 Taste of Edmonton Sir Winston Churchill Square
Aug 6-8 Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival Sir Winston Churchill Square
Aug 12 Hoops on the Square Sir Winston Churchill Square
Aug 14 World of Motion / Atomyx Sir Winston Churchill Square
Aug 17-22 2021 World Triathlon Grand Final William Hawrelak Park
Aug 20 Treaty Six Recognition Day 2021 City Hall Plaza

The calendar is updated regularly with the upcoming month's information. 

Features

Amenities

  • Public washrooms within the Centennial Pavilion 
  • Free internet access on Open City Wi-Fi 
  • A Transit hub with the Churchill LRT Station, downtown bus routes and future Valley Line Platform connected to the site
  • Over 11,000 parking stalls within 800 meters 
  • Seating throughout on benches, the EPCOR Amphitheatre and bistro tables
  • Venue is accessible 
  • TIX on the Square in the Centennial Pavilion
  • Connected to the Downtown Pedway system 
  • Full range of electrical and mechanical services available to host events of all sizes

Event Bookings

Sir Winston Churchill Square is a flexible event venue that serves as a world-class festival site, a community gathering place and a start line for many runs and walks.

Booking

To get started, submit a Civic Events Application.

Fill Out Form

All events must be booked through Civic Events to:

  • Confirm the site can accommodate your event
  • Plan ahead for special services
  • Alert you to any conflicts with other groups coming to the same site
  • Inform you of any additional permits or permissions  that may be required

Fees

  • Bookable spaces available at $38.95/hour
  • Civic services fees and additional permits vary. A Liaison will work to outline additional costs before hosting your event. Examples include:
    • Electrical services
    • Vending Permit
    • Road closures services
    • Custodial services
    • Corporate Security 
       

For More Information

Civic Events and Festivals Section

Telephone

780-944-7740

Fax 780-944-0042
Email civic.events@edmonton.ca

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