No, we get outside and embrace Mother Nature in all her glory. The street oozes small town charm in the heart of the city. The fort once sat near where the Alberta Legislature Building sits today and the remains of the old fort were torn down in 1915. Sugar Swing Ballroom, 10019 80 Ave. This month, the Ice Castles have appeared in all their glory at Hawrelak Park, and they are more magical than ever.
The park is only currently open to the public May to September; expansions are in the works to add more exhibits and attraction to this popular Edmonton attraction. We will use the following information to retarget readers on Facebook : Age range, City. Before I keep repeating myself, let me just say that everyone in Edmonton is so friendly, from the waiters at cafes to the staff at the hotel and the people on the street. Cozy up next to a campfire, learn to kick sled and snowshoe, or visit the free photobooth to capture a family memory! Here is a quick snapshot of some of the fun events happening in January. There is also an airport in Calgary. Go on safari at Elk Island National Park If you have a car during your time in Edmonton and enjoy wildlife, then we very much recommend taking a day trip out to.
The University of Alberta will be performing the classic tragedy centred on the love affair of Antony and Cleopatra from February 7 to 16. MacEwan University, Allard Hall, 11110 104 Ave. Whether you visit Edmonton during the summer months or the winter months, get a and make your way to one of the many sports facilities for a night of entertainment. People come to enjoy the sculpture garden, try their hand at jam-can curling, watch the skate racers at the Kortebaan, check out the Capital Classic Hockey Tournament, or wander along the frozen Silver Skate Folk Trails. Old Strathcona, 10208 82 Ave. Inside the cafe, you can see old photos of the company and the interior of the house.
More: , Founded in 1924, the Art Gallery of Alberta is the oldest cultural institution in the region and is dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture. Years later, still impresses me. Located in the West Edmonton Shopping Mall, the park features more than 24 exhilarating rides, games, and themed play areas for children of all ages. Take advantage of free yoga at. The whole experience is even prettier when the sun is setting.
More: , Elk Island National Park is an area of natural conservation located east of Edmonton. . There are over 800 park areas, and over 400 official parks in Edmonton! We flew with Air Canada from Toronto, an easy 4 hour flight. Like almost every website, cookies are used. It is especially known for its collection of Inuit, First Nation and Métis artists. When asked to come to Alberta to explore the capital city of Alberta and experience the Dark Sky Festival in Jasper National Park, we both had to consult a map to see where Edmonton and Jasper were located. Best to see after dark so you can get the full effect of the signs when they are turned on.
Here are a few ideas for using their surplus artwork—from archiving it to decorating your house or your skin! What else do you want? Bring your children, family, parents, friends and community to join in the festivities. Where: Arden Theatre, 5 St. Restaurants in Old Strathcona offer everything from ethnic cuisine to comfy coffee houses and bistros to some of our more innovative dining experiences. Who dug that old rag-time jazz? Oh my goodness — you have really captured the fun of this wonderful city! So, maybe being surrounding by beautiful things might make you forget about your grim financial situation? Elk Island is a special island of conservation where you can go hiking, camping and bird watching. This family-friendly festival includes snow wagon rides, winter mini golf, street hockey, and the famous deep freezer race — just to name a few.
There are also a number of Value Village and Salvation Army stores in the city selling used clothing, accessories, furniture, and home goods. Grindstone Theatre, 10019 81 Ave. Extra: the Silver Skate Festival If you happen to visit Edmonton in February, the is a must. Warm clothing and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. If you love the natural world then this is the place to be.
Grab your dancing shoes and head to City Hall Sunday! The Gallery boasts a collection of more than 6,000 objects showcased in exhibits and displays that focus on historical contemporary art both locally and from around the world. We rented a car so it was an easy 30 minute drive. Inside, this botanic garden features over 700 different kinds of plants, from palm trees to cacti. Be prepared for a bit of humidity and heat! Zip through the picturesque river valley with your tour guide, where you'll explore Edmonton's vast river valley trail systems. Other Edmonton tourist hot spots include the Telus World of Science, an interactive science exhibition, and Jurassic Forest, a virtual dinosaur park where you will get to see the prehistoric creatures in action. We use to display the ads, and the advertisers will not process your personal data.
Replicating a small terminal with a station, a water tank, and several shops, the museum is an authentic outdoor display of railway equipment and buildings with a collection of cars and locomotives from railways around the country. Amazing nature just a short drive from Edmonton! There are a lot of lodging options in Edmonton from hostels and budget motels to mid-range and luxury hotels, so you should be able to something that suits your budget and style. This play explores and challenges the fall out of the response to the same sex marriage rulings in Canada and how it affects youth and the programs and supports available to them. The Winspear Centre is located in the heart of Edmonton's vibrant downtown and is within close proximity to a variety of restaurants, bars, and cafés. We had a rental car during our stay, which made getting around a lot easier. Visitors can explore over 75 cars and locomotives at the museum, look at railway maintenance equipment, and learn about the history of the railways in Alberta through exhibitions and galleries.
Currently there are more bison at Elk Island National Park than existed in all of North America in 1890! There are a number of exciting things to do in Edmonton. For coffee or tea, we had a nice coffee and tarts at the on 124th Street , a good cuppa at Canadian tea chain , and coffee and a muffin in the pleasant but out of the way in north central Edmonton which also serves breakfast and lunch. The destination offers something for everyone: Fort Edmonton Park for history buffs, the for art lovers, the for science fans and for music enthusiasts. The walking tours travel along the city streets and last for approximately one and a half hours. The park is home to a network of trails known as the River Valley Trails, and visitors can enjoy walking, hiking, mountain biking rollerblading, swimming, and picnicking in the area. Theatre is alive and well at the Citadel theatre downtown, hosting national touring shows, and in Old Strathcona - home to eight independent theatre companies. Our stay included complimentary breakfast, free valet parking, and a daily complimentary wine and cheese tasting hour! Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, tasty treats and a campfire and more at Strathcona Wilderness Centre.