Things to Do in Edmonton, AB
If you’re looking for places to see, Edmonton attractions and things to do in Edmonton during your stay with us – look at these suggestions below. The Edmonton tourism industry is always booming as there are so many fun things to check out.
From the Muttart Conservatory, the Royal Alberta Museum and the University of Alberta to the Legislature Grounds, Rogers Place and a stroll along Whyte Avenue, there is something for everyone to enjoy. And don’t miss out on a visit to famous West Edmonton Mall and the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market where you’ll find a wide selection of fruit, vegetables, baked goods and more.
More Attractions to See & Do
Located in the downtown core of Edmonton is the popular performing arts centre, the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. It is home to the Tommy Banks Centre for Musical Creativity, and it’s also been the home of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra since 1997. This entertainment venue is only a five-minute drive from the Days Inn Downtown Edmonton.
Commonwealth Stadium is the city’s football stadium and the home of the Edmonton Eskimos. At a whopping 42 acres in size, it seats almost 5600 people and is active year-round. The stadium also plays hosts to other sports events such as soccer and rugby, as well as large events or musical concerts requiring a big, open sky. Located just north of downtown Edmonton, and is also easily accessible by bus or train.
Northern Jubilee Auditorium
Also known as the Jube, the theatre is one of the busiest of its kind in Canada. It hosts a variety of acts, from comedians to rock bands, and is the home of the Alberta Ballet, Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and the Edmonton Opera. Open year round, there is always something interesting to see at the Jube.
Art Gallery of Alberta
While the AGA’s history goes back as far as 1924, its current home is a relatively new structure to the city after reopening in 2010 fully renovated. Not only does the gallery host several rotating exhibitions – including an entire wall that local amateur artists can rent out to display their work.