Start summer off with a splash in the City Hall Fountain
May 24, 2023

Celebrate the arrival of summer by splashing your day away in the heart of Edmonton at Splash Day!

Date: Saturday, May 27
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Bring your sunscreen and beach towel for this free family-friendly event, featuring performances by the Tsunami Brothers, and the Trincan Steel Orchestra on the City Hall Plaza. The Edmonton Arts Council will be on hand with activities and games in Sir Winston Churchill Square including table tennis, basketball, large format chess and checkers, snakes and ladders and giant Lego. Food trucks will be on site. 

The City Hall fountain will be operational seven days a week from June 3 to September 4. Fountain and Change Room hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Please note: The fountain will close in the event of extreme weather/poor air quality. Please check the Facility Notifications before heading out:

Getting There
Why not leave the driving to us? City Hall and Sir Winston Churchill Square are easily reached by bus and LRT. 

Travelling with kids? Use a Family/Day Pass to take you there. This pass provides unlimited daily travel on ETS for up to five people (maximum of two adults over 24 years old) for $10.25. Family/Day Pass can be purchased at ticket vending machines, retail sales outlets (find the one nearest you at and the Edmonton Service Centre.

For complete route and schedule details, or to plan your trip, visit

Parking is available in the City Hall, Canada Place Parkade, and in the Stanley A. Milner Library Parkade with elevator access for accessibility. 

Downtown Edmonton
Downtown Edmonton is a place where diversity and creativity flourish. It’s where everyone can gather, celebrate, share ideas, learn, trade and innovate. Sir Winston Churchill Square and City Hall Plaza form the core downtown festival and celebration space in central Edmonton. 

Downtown Edmonton continues to transform, building a better and more family-friendly gathering place for citizens and visitors. The City of Edmonton remains committed to creating the conditions for a safe and vibrant downtown year round – today and into the future. 

For more information or to plan your next trip downtown, visit
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