Edmonton is known as the city of festivals. We have lived here for over 30 years and I can honestly tell you - winters are cold! Summers are full of fun!
Our biggest attractions are
West Edmonton Mall located in the Summerlea community. It takes more than a day to walk the mall and to accomadate you, there is the fantasy hotel inside West Edmonton Mall with themed suites from polenisian to space themes. The mall's main attractions are the zipline which crosses through the waterpark, Galaxyland's indoor amusment park and the underground aqaurium.
The Telus World of Science in Westmount is a place of dreams! The Zeidler Dome is the best experience to feel the night sky. Imax experiences are so real, you can feel your chairs move. There are alway new exhibits and events here. Plan to stay for a day or more.
The snow Valley Arial Park between Lansdowne and Brookside has a 15 metre high tower to crawl, climb, swing, and step your way through locally-themed elements up to the rainbow wall, ski-bridge and swinging picnic table.
In the downtown Edmonton area, there is also plenty of places to check out from the Rogers Place Ice District, Royal Alberta Museum, Boulders Rock Climbing Gym and the Art Gallery of Alberta.
The Muttart Conservatory in Cloverdale is one of Canada's largest bontanical gardens. You can enjoy unique themed displays and fabulous seasonal celebrations in the pyramids. Nearby is where the Edmonton Folk Music festivals are held and the freindship bench hiking trail.
Fort Edmonton Park in Brander Gardens has just undergone major upgrades. Here you can learn the story of why people were relocating to Edmonton while taking a ride on the historic street car or riding in a buggy driven by horses.
The Edmonton Valley Zoo and Saito Centre in Laurier Heights is home to more than 350 animals, focused on conservation, and offers fun and education for the whole family.
Learn about the The Royal Canadian Air Force who built the aircraft hangar that houses the museum during the Second World War in the Blatchford Aviation Museum. Explore the evolution of flight in Alberta from bush planes and bombers to jets.
No matter where you choose to relocate, there is something special about every Edmonton community.