The Edmonton Burlesque Festival happens every September. We are in our 6th year. Our complete season of events also include Christmas and Valentines showcases.

In addition to our chosen headliners and features, we open performer applications early Spring for entertainers from all around the world who would like to come to our great city to perform and learn from our workshops. Every year we join together approximately 60 headliners and performers to bring you a very unique and thrilling weekend long festival.

Our Festival every September includes:

Wednesday – Pre-Party Meet and Greet

Thursday – Burlesque Bunny Competition | Private Performer Mixer

Friday – Daytime Workshops | Gala Showcase | Private Performer After-party

Saturday – Daytime Tea with Burlesque Legends | Debauchery Ball (Double Show) | Private Performer After-party

Sunday – Private Performer Events

For patrons, all the showcases are ticketed individually or you can purchase a festival 3 day pass. There are general and VIP options for you depending on the experience you would like. Workshops are available to the public! All other events are for performers and are announced privately.