STONY PLAIN, AB: Following the successful June 15 Midsummer Thursdays, Downtown Stony Plain is thrilled to announce the second event on July 20. Building on the momentum generated by the previous event, which saw a record-breaking turnout of over 2,000 enthusiastic attendees, July 20 promises an even more vibrant atmosphere, an array of delectable food options, captivating attractions, and top-notch entertainment.

“The June Midsummer Thursday event captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike, transforming Downtown Stony Plain into a bustling hub of activity,” says Mayor William Choy. “We are incredibly proud of our community events in Stony Plain. These events exemplify the spirit and unity of our community, and we invite everyone to join us in celebrating the magic of Downtown Stony Plain.”

Returning to the July 20 event will be food vendors such as BT’s Lunch Box, Blue Truck Ice Cream, El Mero Mero, Pretzel Shack, and new favourites to the street such as Boss Dogz and Scoolie Ice Cream will delight attendees with their tasty offerings. Attractions will include face painting, henna designs, special guest visits from Marvelous Mascots, Chicken John’s Petting Zoo, balloon artist, Kids’ Corner, and inflatable games. Live music performances by Ken Muzia, Lauren Blench, Song Bird Rising, and others will provide a fantastic soundtrack for the evening.

“Our diverse line up of food vendors will tantalize your taste buds with their delicious offerings,” says Culture & Tourism Liaison, Kate Huxter. “But it doesn’t stop there! Our wide array of activities and musical entertainment featuring local talent guarantees an evening jam-packed with fun for all ages. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime!”

“We extend a warm invitation to all local businesses to join us in the excitement of Midsummer Thursdays by setting up engaging booths and immersing themselves in the vibrant community spirit,” says Economic Development Specialist, Kaleb Brink. “This event presents an unparalleled opportunity for businesses to showcase their offerings, connect with a diverse audience, and solidify Downtown Stony Plain as the ultimate destination for locals and visitors alike!”

Join us on July 20 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Downtown Stony Plain to experience the magic of Midsummer Thursdays. For more information, participation opportunities, and the latest updates, visit

Save the date! The excitement doesn’t end there. Mark your calendars for the third and final Midsummer Thursdays event on August 17, where we’ll deliver another unforgettable evening of food, attractions, and live entertainment. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks!