Whether you're looking for adventure, sports activities, or arts and history, Edmonton has fun activities the whole family with enjoy
Embrace the beauty of the outdoors and the largest expanse of urban
parkland in North America
With over 20 major parks and attractions, 7,400 hectares of land and a river valley that's 22 times the size of New York City's Central Park, there’s tons to explore. The trails are perfect for jogging, cycling or taking in the nature and wildlife with many views of the cityscape along the way.
Fort Edmonton Park
Visit Fort Edmonton Park and experience four distinct eras in Edmonton’s
past: the days of the fur trade, and the pioneer years of 1885, 1905
and 1920. For more information visit www.fortedmontonpark.ca.
Friday July 1, 2016 – Sunday August 28, 2016
Weekdays and weekends from 10am – 5pm
John Janzen Nature Centre
The perfect family summer outing and also home to many of Edmonton's major festivals and sporting events
Muttart Conservatory is Edmonton's iconic horticultural attraction featuring four pyramids filled with thousands of species of plants.
botanical garden sets the pace for plant science in western Canada and
defines Edmonton’s skyline with striking glass pyramids rising from the
river valley. Culina Muttart offers one of Edmonton’s best dining experiences, and can
cater private celebrations. The Muttart Conservatory hosts events, camps and educational courses and is also a sought after venue for special occasions and weddings.
For more information click here.
Memories are made at this historic landmark.
Work on your swing and book a tee time while your visiting Edmonton
For more information on golf courses in Edmonton, visit Explore Edmonton.
The home of Lucy the elephant
Nestled in Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, in the heart of the sweeping Edmonton River Valley, the Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to more than 350 animals.
Bring along the kids for a chance to see Lucy the elephant, native prairie dogs, a zebra, fox, and bighorn sheep. Bird lovers can catch the snowy owl, bald eagle, and great-horned owl. Hoot twice if you love owls!
Check out the new Polar Extremes exhibit that gives visitors an up-close view of seals, sea lions and arctic foxes.
For more information visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo website.
Discover a plethora of unique local boutiques, one-of-a-kind art galleries and music shops, and trendy restaurants and cafés.
Whyte Avenue in Old Strathcona has been named one of Canada’s five best shopping neighbourhoods.
Anchored by the funky, bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue, historic
buildings blend with youthful exuberance to make Old Strathcona one of
Edmonton’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The city's celebrated arts and
cultural community makes its home here.