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Five Tennis Etiquette Rules for the Davis Cup

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is coming to Northlands Coliseum September 15-17! Canada will face India for a spot to compete in the largest team tennis tournament. If it is your first time coming to a tennis match or competition, we want to give you five etiquette tips...

Chief Know It All Wins the 88th Canadian Derby

Rico Walcott was aboard Chief Know It All when he galloped to victory on Saturday, August 19 in the 88th running of the Canadian Derby at Northlands Park Racetrack & Casino. The horse Double Bear shot out of the gate and took an early lead, looking strong for a good...

The Lessons of Alberta Open Farm Days

How much do you know about where your food comes from? Alberta Open Farm Days presented by Northlands in partnership with the Government of Alberta and CIBC helps connect urban dwellers with their rural neighbours. The aim is to teach about food sustainability,...

A sense of Pride flows through K-Days

There was a lot of extra pride and colour in Edmonton on Friday, July 28. It was not only a K-Days’ first, it was a Canadian first, to have a major exhibition hold a Pride Day. Highly respected community advocate Michael Phair, Alberta’s first openly LGBTQ elected...

Sliding into success!

Chances are if you grew up in Edmonton, or you attended the K-Days midway, you have taken the long walk up the stairs carrying a burlap sack and slid down Edmonton’s iconic Giant Yellow Slide; usually more than once. Did you know that for the past 44-years the slide...

Turtle Power!

K-Days is famous for having numerous Meet and Greets though-out the 10-Day fair. Whenever the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (also known as just, TMNT) come out of their New York sewers and make the trek to Edmonton, die hard fans are always waiting. Tye Babb had a big...

Mini Parade makes an Impact

It’s 5:45 p.m. and it’s a beehive of activity behind Hall A of the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Susan Bolseng, Volunteer Services and Community Relations Coordinator, explains as she hustles to get everyone organized before the 6 p. m. start, “Northlands offers an...

K-Days Parade Celebrates the Heroes among us

There are a lot of firsts during this year’s K-Days. For one this year’s parade, which started in 1903, for the first time in decades marched down Jasper Avenue in the heart of downtown Edmonton. Just minutes before the 110 entries started their journey between 97...

Country at the Coliseum

2017 is turning out to be an amazing year for YEG country fans, especially here at Northlands Coliseum. We’ve already had Dierks Bentley here last month and with Eric Church, Chris Stapleton and Dean Brody on the way this March 10, 25 & May 26, this is set to be one...

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