Things to do in Edmonton
- Alberta Legislature
- Castrol Raceway
- Edmonton International Airport
- Edmonton Valley Zoo
- Elk Island National Park
- Fort Edmonton Park
- Francis Winspear Centre for Music
- Jubilee Auditorium Northern Alberta
- Leduc Golf Club
- Muttart Conservatory
- Royal Alberta Museum
- Shaw Conference Centre
- South Edmonton Common
- Telus World of Science and IMAX
- West Edmonton Mall
How To Get Here
See all the fun things Edmonton has to offer when you stay at Four Points Edmonton International Airport. There is plenty to do in Edmonton- from historic museums and parks to shopping and site-seeing, the options are endless. Just passing through? Edmonton offers an abundance of restaurants and bars for your pleasure. Choose from the Old Spaghetti Factory, Ruth's Chris Steak House, The Melting Pot, and more.
Enjoy a list of things to do in Edmonton.
South Edmonton Common - Canada’s largest retail power centre, and when fully developed, it will spread over 320 acres, making it the largest open-air retail development in North America. This Common has a large base of tenants that provide many various goods and services. Grocery stores, restaurants, clothing, electronics and more can be found within many of the stores. The Commons extends from 23 Avenue south to the South end of Anthony Henday Drive, and from Gateway Boulevard east to Parsons Road, where the Edmonton Research Park is located.
- RedTail Landing Golf Club - A must-play course whether you reside in Edmonton or are just visiting Alberta. Located just moments from the south side of Edmonton, and minutes from Leduc at the Edmonton International Airport, the course has been masterfully crafted by the world renowned team of Puddicombe Golf with many links-style features. The club house overlooks our state-of-the-art 19 acre learning facility that features 65,000 sq. ft. grass teeing area, five practice bunkers, three putting and two chipping greens.
Leduc Golf Club - This Par 71 course has a unique layout, with challenging Par 3s, reachable Par 5s and demanding hazards spread over 6,600 yards of lush grass. The course is easy to walk but motorized carts are available. Warm up by hitting a bucket of balls on the driving range or improve your short game on our large undulating putting green.
Castrol Raceway - The raceway annually holds a comprehensive schedule of events ranging from Sprint Cars on the 3/8 mile clay Oval to Top Fuel Dragsters on the 1/4 mile dragstrip. With nationally recognized events like the IHRA MOPAR Rocky Mountain Nitro Jam Nationals, Race of Champions, Wold of Outlaws Oil City Co: Spring Car series and the Manufacturers’ Series: Fun Ford Weekend, Mega MOPAR Action Series, Super Chevy Show; Castrol Raceway has made the leap from regional exposure to a nationally televised motorsport complex. Racing season runs April through October.
West Edmonton Mall - WEM is the largest shopping mall in North America and is a premier Edmonton attraction. Shop in any of the 800 stores, dine in one of the 100 restuarants, or catch a movie at the movie theatre that also includes an IMAX screen. Thrill seekers rejoice. West Edmonton Mall also houses the largest indoor amusement park and nine world class attractions. Experience one of the most comprehensive indoor shopping and entertainment complexes in the world, 365 days a year.
Alberta Legislature - This premiere heritage building is a must see for those interested in architecture. Completed in 1912, the building sits in the heart of downtown Edmonton and overlooks the river valley. The building features tours, wading pools, outside skating rink in the winter and a gift shop.
Edmonton Valley Zoo - Visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo to see over 350 animals ranging with species from native to foreign habitats and different climates. Discover the zoo's mammal, reptile, bird, and amphibian exhibits, listen in on the daily demonstrations to learn more about the animals housed at the zoo, and explore the zoo's family rides.
Francis Winspear Centre for Music - Acoustically superb with a design reminiscent of 19th century European concert halls. This worldclass performance centre is home to the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and one of Canada’s largest, most impressive pipe organs – The Davis Concert Organ.
Jubilee Auditorium in Northern Alberta - With rich Canadian history dating to the mid 1950's, this grand auditorium is home to the Edmonton Opera and the Alberta Ballet. Several Edmonton professional theatre companies perform in the main theatre throughout the year as well as housing many concerts.
Muttart Conservatory - The Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton's botanical garden, sits within the North Saskatchewan river valley and features the dramatic Tropical and Snow Pyramids. These glass pyramids showcase a spectacular display of flowers and vegetation including one of North America's largest collections of orchid species.
Royal Alberta Museum - The Royal Alberta Museum is one of Canada's most visited attractions that houses an expansive collection of exhibits. Discover the breathtaking gem and mineral gallery, navigate the archaic exhibition featuring the story of the First Peoples, or examine all the crawler species in the Live Bug Room. The museum's featured exhibition is continually changing so there is always something new to learn.
Shaw Conference Centre - Found in the middle of downtown Edmonton, this architectural landmark host regional, national, and international conventions as well as a number of concerts.
Telus World of Science - Edmonton’s science centre houses five permanent exhibit galleries, as well as Discoveryland, a gallery for younger children. Featuring IMAX films and full-dome immersive shows. Telus Wold of Science also houses the Telus Robotic Lab, an amateur radio station and an outdoor observatory.
Elk Island National Park - Canada’s first federal wildlife sanctuary, established in 1906. Bison, elk, moose and deer roam together in this national park which boasts more than 250 species of birds. Wildlife viewing, hiking, picnicking or camping are among its abundant recreational activities.
Leduc Baseball Diamonds - Leduc Baseball Diamonds park includes 6 baseball diamonds which host organized sporting events and are also available for unstructured recreational uses.