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Saijiki for Edmonton, Alberta, Canada:


The following is a partial list of kigo for Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding area:

Google map of Edmonton

Spring (Mar/Apr/May)

ClimateWindy day
EarthSlushy street
EarthRiver ice thaw
HumanityPlaying marbles
HumanityPaper boats in melting snow
HumanityKite flying
HumanityNHL Hockey playoffs
ObservancesEaster parade Downtown mall
ObservancesQueen Victoria's BirthdayMay 24 (public holiday), 21-gun salute
Animals and PlantsPussy willows
Animals and PlantsRobins return



Summer (Jun/Jul/Aug)

HeavenEarly sunrise E.g. 3 am
HeavenLate sunset E.g. 11 pm
HeavenBlue skies
EarthRiver floodingOccasionally
EarthRiver valley pathsRunning, Walking, Biking, Skate-boarding, Roller-blading
EarthCutting grass
HumanityCruisingLots of cars drive up and down the main street after 10 pm on weekends, Jasper Ave
HumanityFarmer's marketsSaturday / Sunday
HumanityRiver raft racing
HumanityWading Pool
ObservancesFestival fire works
ObservancesThe FringeSmall theatre festival (Mid Aug)
ObservancesEdmonton Folk FestivalFolk music festival (Jul)
ObservancesHeritage DaysEthnic food festival (Early Aug)
ObservancesBlues FestivalBlues music (Jul)
ObservancesCapital ExhibitionThe Edmonton summer fair, week-long celebration (Late Jul)
ObservancesStreet PerformersStreet performers festival (Jul)
ObservancesA Taste of EdmontonRestaurant food festival
ObservancesThe WorksArt Festival (Jun)
ObservancesCanada DayIndependance Day, July 1
ObservancesCarib-West Parade & FestivitiesCarribean carnaval (Jul)
Animals and PlantsMosquitoes
Animals and PlantsHornets



Autumn (Sep/Oct/Nov)

HumanityBack to school
HumanityCanadian Football
HumanityCanadian Finals Rodeo
HumanityChilli cook-off
Animals and PlantsDucks/geese fly South


Winter (Dec/Jan/Feb)

EarthRiver freeze-up
EarthShovelling sidewalks
ObservancesCandy Cane LaneTen blocks of houses with extreme x-mas decorations
ObservancesChristmas street decorationsMain street (Jasper Ave)
ObservancesFestival of treesX-mas tree decorating contest
ObservancesHanuka lightingCanada's largest Hanuka menora, lit by the Premier of Alberta
ObservancesFirst night celebrationJan 1, Downtown
ObservancesTribute to Vienna concertNew years day, Edmonton Phil. orchestra
HumanityIce sculpting competition