The Best Things to do in Edmonton
Metterra Hotel is situated on Whyte Avenue in historic Old Strathcona. The hotel is among the city’s best restaurants, spas, coffee shops and unique, locally owned boutique shops. The area is known for its intimate entertainment venues, theatres and festivals including North America's largest Fringe Theatre Festival.
Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market
Edmonton's biggest indoor year round farmers' market. Fresh from the farm to your family! Open every Saturday with over 130 vendors selling only the freshest local food and handmade arts and crafts.
William Hawrelak Park
William Hawrelak Park is a 68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open grassy areas.
Ampersand | 27
Ampersand 27 is aiming to create food for foodies, Ampersand 27’s passion for locally grown and raised foods will bring together the freshness and heart of the farm to a creative, original dining experience. Flavourfully imagined, locally immersed.
Have Mercy Southern Table & Bar
Where we eat good food, drink booze, and talk loud! Delicious Southern food, wonderful whiskies, craft cocktails and live entertainment in a honky-tonk just steps off Whyte Avenue! Have Mercy!
El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar
El Cortez specializes in modern latin food and tequila. Located just off Whyte Avenue, El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar is a creative combination of arresting décor, culinary arts, fine tequila and craft cocktails.
Fringe Theatre Adventures
Fringe Theatre Adventures produces the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, present a theatre arts season through Arts at the Barns, and operate and manage the ATB Financial Arts Barns.
In the energetic heart of Old Strathcona, local artists take you on a journey unlike any other. From renowned talent and diverse programming, to thought-provoking performances and unconventional entertainment, the Varscona Theatre offers a fascinating escape from the expected. It’s Edmonton theatre like you’ve never seen it before.
Finding the perfect outfit at a chic boutique, sipping and socializing on a summer patio and enjoying world class festivals, entertainment and live music are just a few of the incredible experiences that you will have in Old Strathcona and on Whyte Avenue.
High Level Bridge Streetcar
The High Level Bridge Streetcar route from the Alberta Arts Barn (Gateway Boulevard and 84 Ave) to Jasper Plaza (109 Street and 100 Ave) between May and October each year.
University of Alberta
Aspiring to be a great 21st century research and teaching institution, the U of A aims to uplift leaders of tomorrow by creating a learning and research environment that is similar to and competitive with the world’s finest universities.
Shaw Conference Centre
The Shaw Conference Centre is Edmonton`s premiere convention centre, an iconic place where people gather to learn, innovate, trade and celebrate.
Rogers Place is home ice for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers and WHL's Edmonton Oil Kings, and the epicentre of live entertainment in Edmonton.
Edmonton City Hall
City Hall is an Edmonton landmark, the home of our civic leadership and a gathering place for the community. It is easily accessible to the public and located in the heart of downtown Edmonton.
Alberta Legislature Grounds
Experience the 23 hectares of parkland and the historical monuments that make up the Legislature as we know it today. Enjoy other features of the grounds, including the beautiful gardens, wading pools and fountains in the summer and the seasonal lights and skating in the winter.
Metterra Hotel on Whyte
10454 82 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 4Z7