Edmonton Things to Do

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  • 1. West Edmonton Mall

    4 out of 5 stars

    UPDATE July 2015 - The Dragon has been removed from the theater. So no more Dragon Fire. ___________________________________________________________ If you were thinking of taking in a show while at...

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  • 2. Festivals

    K-days or also known as Klondike Days is a 10 day exhibition in Edmonton ending on the last Sunday in July. K-days was started in 1879 and originally was held at Fort Edmonton Park. It is now held at...

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  • 3. Parliament Buildings

    Alberta's Government House was built in 1912-1913 and it was the official residence of the province's first six Lieutenant Governors. Because of its sumptuous architecture and interior design, it is...

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  • 4. Fort Edmonton

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Fort Edmonton park is stuck in time, years that range from 1885, 1905 and 1920. Your admission includes unlimited rides on our 1919 Baldwin Steam Train, which will take you from the train station to...

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  • 5. Downtown

    Edmonton City Hall is located in the heart of downtown, right across from the Centennial Library.it is easy to reach by car as there are plenty of parkades available as well as the LRT. It was...

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  • 6. Rural Alberta

    While it may not be NASCAR it is good racing. It's fun for the whole family. There are a variety of adrenaline fueled events ranging from Sprint cars to Top Fuel Dragsters, and Motocross practice...

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  • 7. Telus World of Science

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Telus World of Science - formerly the Odyssium - (and before that, the Edmonton Space and Sciences Centre) is a fascinating place where science, curiosity and discovery converge to provide an...

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  • 8. River Valley

    Hawrelak Park is a giant gem of a park close to the middle of the city right next to the North Saskatchewan River. It is a beautiful green space with biking and walking trails, tons of spots to have a...

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  • 9. Muttart Conservatory

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As you drive down Grierson Hill, as you look across the river you will see 4 glass pyramids. This is the Muttart Conservatory. Each glass pyramid has it's own theme. Three of the pyramid themes remain...

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  • 10. Zoo

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Welcome to the Edmonton Valley Zoo. It's open 364 days a year, closed on Christmas Day. The admission price differs between seasons. The Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to over 350 animals, with a full...

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  • 11. Elk Island National Park

    Elk Island National Park is located less than an hour away from Edmonton so if you don't have enough time to make it to Jasper, this great park is the ideal place to go for hiking, canoeing,...

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  • 12. Royal Alberta Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This place - Royal Alberta Museum, this two-story building is just an antique collection warehouse in the dull city, Edmonton. The exhibitions inside are definitely tedious and obsolete. It’s due to...

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  • 13. Whyte Avenue

    4 out of 5 stars

    Opened in 2004, Perugia is a luxurious salon and spa located just off of Whyte Avenue. They offer a complete menu of esthetic services such as hair cut and color, manicures and pedicures, as well as...

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  • 14. Citadel Theater

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Metro Cinema is a movie theatre located inside the Citadel Theatre downtown. They play a variety of independent films from around the world, as well as highlights from film festivals. They are...

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  • 15. Alberta Railway Museum

    It is no secret that I adore railways both as a means of travel and as an interest and I never pass up an opportunity to visit a railway museum so when I heard about the Alberta Railway Museum in...

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  • 16. R Pub

    I realise as I write this tip that it is seriously unlikely that anyone will ever make use of it as it refers to a bar in the Northwwest suburbs of Edmonton and a good way out of town. That being...

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  • 17. Sherlock Holmes pub, Downtown

    I have written elsewhere on this page under the restaurant section about the excellent Craft Beer Market which I had visited with Ravenswing and where her elder son is a chef. He finished his shift...

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  • 18. Milla Pub

    I do not know if I have some sort of self-destructive gene in me or if I just like doing slightly crazy things but I have a habit of seeking out the roughest bars in just about any location I visit. I...

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  • 19. General city Information

    Edmonton is known for being the shopping mall capital of North America. As well as the festival capital. We are more recently becoming known for constant live shows including music, plays, dance, etc....

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  • 20. Rutherford House

    This house built in 1915 was the home of Alberta's first premier, Alexander Rutherford. Costumed tour guides recreate daily, turn-of-the-century household activities, help you discover the life of...

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  • 21. Hudsons Canadian Tap House

    I have mentioned on tips elsewhere about my general aversion to retail therapy and shopping centres / malls although I was rather impressed by the West Edmonton Mall which forms the basis of a...

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  • 22. Transit Hotel

    I have mentioned in a previous tip on this page (see the tip entitled "Whyever do I do this" that I have got a slightly odd and potentially suicidal propensity for seeking out the roughest bars in any...

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  • 23. Golfing

    A quick round of golf at the Kinsmen Pitch and Putt. Whether you're a pro or a beginner, this Par 3 course (longest yard was prolly 90 yards??), this course is quiet and sheltered with many tall trees...

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  • 24. Jasper Bar and Grill

    I find airport drinking and dining facilites to be a bit hit and miss. They are, without exception, overpriced as they work on the principle of a captive audience I suppose. That is not to mention...

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  • 25. Edmonton Radial Railway Society

    Thanks to the dedication and effort of the Edmonton Radial Railway Society (ERRS), a small tributary line of electric streetcar is functioning over the High Level Bridge. Feel free to see my...

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