Guinness World Record

Be a part of record-breaking history!

On September 21 we’re making history by creating the Largest Living Dollar Sign and we want you to be a part of the record-breaking moment! The festivities kick off at 5 pm and our world record attempt starts at 5:30 pm sharp.

All attendees can also enter to win an amazing grand prize: a FREE trip to Disneyland® ($6,000 value)!!!

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Bring your friends, neighbours, cousins, grandparents—anyone and everyone—to this all ages event. Hang out with our host, Edmonton’s favourite chief meteorologist Josh Classen. Enjoy the music, take in the activities, enter to win giveaways and try some tasty dishes from some of Edmonton’s best food trucks.

We’re also giving away $5 in FREE  food truck bucks when you preregister on Eventbrite. And, for everyone who participates in the record, we’re also donating $1 to KidSport Edmonton, to help kids in our communities participate in their favourite sports. See you there!

5 pm The gates are open! (please try not to arrive before 4:45 pm)
5:30 pm Josh Classen, our master of ceremonies, kicks off the event
6:30 pm Food trucks open and activities begin
7 pm Announcement of the grand prize winner
8 pm Event conclusion
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Throughout history there have been many different financial Guinness World Records set and broken around the world — these are some of our favourites!

Highest Altitude Financial World record


Highest-altitude financial transaction

616.00 Russian Roubles transferred electronically by Cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov from the International Space Station while orbiting at an altitude of 419 km on April 22, 2013

 


World Record Fundraising Marathon

 

Most money raised by a marathon runner

Steve Chalke raised £ 2, 330,159.38 for the Virgin London Marathon in London, UK on April 17, 2011

 

 


Largest Piggy Bank


Largest piggy bank

On May 18 2015, Kreissparkasse Ludwigsburg a German Savings bank built the world’s largest piggy bank—26 ft 4.3 in long and 18 ft 3.7 tall! It was so big that a crane had to be used just to drop the money in!

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