(ANNews) – Northlands has really amped up K-Days from July 22-31, as Edmonton’s hottest summer festival by partnering with the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to put on the first ever K-Days Pow Wow and Northlands Indigenous Princess Pageant.
The culture, dancing and drums of a traditional powwow are being celebrated at K-Days for the first time this summer. And each day brings something new with different dancers, drummers and a unique theme. Check the website www.k-days.com for details and visit our photo gallery for a variety of photos from the festivities.
Enjoy a peak from K-Days here with a videoclip of the host drum group featured on July 22 – Hawk River Singers. We have also included a video of the K-Days Grand Entry.
The annual July exhibition hosted at Northlands takes place in Edmonton on the traditional territory of Treaty 6 First Nations and the addition of a traditional powwow is a vibrant and welcome feature at this year’s celebration.
Another exciting new development at K-Days this year is the introduction of a Northlands Indigenous Princess Pageant. Northlands and the Alexis Nakota Sioux First Nation will be hosting the Northlands Indigenous Princess Pageant as part of this year’s K-Days Traditional Powwow.
Not only that, they have introduced two new rides (Himalaya and Charlie Chopper), over two dozen new fair foods, the first ever Canadian Drone Racing Championship in TechLife, the Laugh Lounge, Style District, Canine Stars, Peking Acrobats and Zombie Outbreak!
But they didn’t stop there!
This year they also doubled the daily live entertainment with two stages and 20 concerts over 10 days!
It’s the best of all worlds! Everything you love about K-Days is back (including the Kinsmen Lottery!) and there’s so much new stuff to see and do you’ll have to plan multiple visits to enjoy it all!
But you’d better hurry, K-Days wraps up on July 31.
This year’s line-up for K-Days is bigger and better than ever. With 20 concerts, over 10 days on two stages, all for the price of one pass, this year’s concert series brings unbelievable value to the midway. Energetic shows for teenage music fans including Rita Mae, West Mack, Shawn Hook, Franscesco Yates, Andee, Scott Helman, Jess Moskaluke, Tyler Shaw, Rachel Platten and Victoria Duffield will be featured at the North Stage. More adult-oriented headliners such as X Ambassadors, Matthew Good, Moist, Coleman Hell, Tom Hicks, Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Monster Truck, Simple Plan and Finger Eleven will light up the brand new TD South Stage.
Access to both the North Stage and the TD South Stage is free with admission to K-Days. Tickets to VIP sections for both stages are available for purchase at K-days.com.
If the upgrade in musical entertainment wasn’t enough, K-Days will debut two new rides this year. Along with the staple fan-favourite rides like the Mega Drop and the Crazy Mouse, the fair welcomes the brand-new Himalaya and Charlie Chopper to its line-up of both adventurous and family-friendly rides.
You may have thought last year’s Doughnut Grilled Cheese and Foot Long Pizza Dog were wild, but the food masterminds have stepped up their game even more for this year’s K-Days.
And when night falls, the sky transforms into the perfect stage for an amazing dance of fire. It’s a sight that thrills all those who look upon it – from the smallest child to the oldest senior. K-Days Daily Fireworks Celebration is the instant in which everyone at the fair comes together, looks up and say, “Wow.”