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Best things to do in Edmonton

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Design Studio
“Biggest mall there is! There is a water park, roller-coasters, skating rink, and a pirate ship all inside! Its really a sigh to see. ”
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Gift Shop
“The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton. Its collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, installation works and photographs by Canadian and international artists. www.youraga.ca”
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Museum
“A gem right in the heart of the river valley in Edmonton, a must see for the new traveler to Edmonton. Very neatly shaped pyramid greenhouse with a ton of history. ”
70local recommendations
Bakery
“This is an award winning bakery and a great place to go for a coffee with friends. It often gets busy so best to get there earlier.”
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Park
“Trip back to the old days! Take a look at what's happening while you are here. Great for kids and to travel back in time. ”
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Shopping Centre
“West Edmonton Mall one of the worlds largest malls plus the funnest place on earth maybe! Pirate Ship, Movie Theatres, Waterpark , Amusement park rides, Restaurants and so much shopping!!”
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Road
“Lots of boutique shops are located between 108 and 103 Street along Whyte Avenue. It's Edmonton's spot for eclectic and cool pieces.”
57local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Rogers Place is a state of the art, multi-use indoor arena located in downtown. It is mainly used for ice hockey and as the home of the Edmonton Oilers hockey franchise but is also a venue for concerts, sports and other events. www.rogersplace.com”
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Shopping Centre
“Most shops close at 6pm but closet mall just 4 blocks north and 2 blocks east.”
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Concert Hall
“The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is a performing arts centre located in the downtown core of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Opened in 1997, it is the home of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.”
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Farmers Market
“Open every Saturday from 8am to 3pm. You can find all sorts of hand-made goods : locally grown produce, specialty foods, jewelry, decor, arts and crafts, clothing, accessories, pottery and much more.”
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Park
“68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open grassy areas. The park hosts several major festivals and events throughout the year! In the summer, walk, run or bike the trails, have a picnic or BBQ! In the winter, Ice Skate, Snow Shoe, Cross County Ski and check out the magic Ice Castles and www.exploreedmonton.com/attractions/Hawrelak-Park www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/ice-castle/”
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Shopping Centre
“closest mall to the suite , with a great selection of stores, apple store, Hudsons Bay, Crate and barrel and many more.”
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Concert Hall
“The Citadel is the heart of Edmonton’s arts community. We are positioned at the centre of the city, and fill our building with exciting programming and partnerships with local companies and artists. www.citadeltheatre.com”
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Café
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“A local favorite. Great atmosphere and coffee. Not too expensive and the door is hearty and great. Pro tip. Get the lamb burger.:)”
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Science Museum
“Telus World of Science is a broad-based science centre in Edmonton. Great place to take the kids or go on a date. Check their website to see what they are showing.”
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