Tourism

Welcome to Edmonton City Centre!

We are thrilled that you decided to do your shopping here while visiting Edmonton. To get the most out of your shopping experience, please visit Guest Services to pick up your Out-of-Towner Rewards Card.

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The Rewards Card provides you with special discounts and promotions at various retailers in Edmonton City Centre. Simply show your out-of-town ID* or your passport at Guest Services and get your card and list of participating stores today. Check out our current promotions and offers HERE.

Guest Services is located on Street Level near Coles.

*To qualify for Out-of-Towner Rewards program you must reside outside of the Edmonton Capital Region.

To find accommodations near Edmonton City Centre, visit HotelsCombined.


 

Shop, Stay, and SAVE with Edmonton City Centre

Coming to Edmonton? Choose one of these fantastic hotels and receive a $50 Edmonton City Centre Gift Card with your stay! All hotels are located in the heart of the city within walking distance of Edmonton City Centre, Arts District, and Ice District.

*Gift card promotion will be offered directly through your hotel of choice, inquire during your booking for more information, conditions, and details.

COAST EDMONTON PLAZA HOTEL BY APA

If it is an amazing location you’re looking for, this hotel is pretty tough to beat. Right in the heart of Edmonton, they’re walking distance from an array of arts, dining, and entertainment! But it’s not just the location that always brings guests back: It’s their Edmonton hotels’ warm and hospitable atmosphere. For more information on Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA, visit their website: https://www.coasthotels.com/hotels/alberta/edmonton/coast-edmonton-plaza-hotel/


FAIRMONT HOTEL MACDONALD

Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, a four-diamond luxury hotel and top wedding destination, is situated in the heart of downtown Edmonton. This iconic property has been the setting of the city’s finest events and recognizable fixture of Edmonton’s skyline since July 5th, 1915. For more information on the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald, visit their website: https://www.fairmont.com/macdonald-edmonton/


MATRIX HOTEL

Matrix believes all travelers deserve exceptional value, service and an unsurpassed downtown Edmonton hotel experience!  The Guest Services team endeavors to seek new and innovative ways to delight their guests and is available twenty-four hours a day to assist you. For more information on the Matrix Hotel, click here or visit their website: https://www.matrixedmonton.com/


Our Top Tourism Picks!

Edmonton City Centre is in the heart of the downtown core and walking distance to many of Edmonton’s prime attractions. Once your shopping is finished, check out what else Edmonton has to offer. Below are some of our top destination picks.

Royal Alberta Museum – After three long years of closure, the Royal Alberta Museum has finally reopened in its new location! The Royal Alberta Museum is the largest museum in western Canada and contains permanent exhibits on natural and human history (and bugs!) and is also host to traveling exhibits.

The RAM’s new home is twice as large as their former location and their permanent galleries have been expanded to create a brand-new experience for visitors of all ages. Even life-long Albertans can learn something new about their province! The new galleries were designed with an object-first approach, meaning visitors can better connect and engage with each artifact on display. Additionally, Indigenous stories are interwoven into all six human history galleries, one of which is dedicated specifically to contemporary First Nations and Metis narratives.

Art Gallery of Alberta – The AGA is a must-see destination if only for the building itself, a work of art in its own right. The Gallery has a collection of over 6,000 objects, and presents both contemporary and historical exhibitions, as well as fundraising events, “date night” art events, and children’s programming to inspire your little Picasso or Kahlo. The AGA currently offers free admission to youth aged 17 and under, as well as post-secondary students.

Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market – The Downtown Farmers Market has a new location at 10305 97th Street with FREE parking behind the building. Residents and visitors alike can shop fresh and local products every Saturday from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. and Sunday from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. Vendors offer a variety of unique products, including locally grown produce, artisan food, natural beauty and health products, local handmade decor,  goodies and treats for the whole family, and so much more.

Rogers PlaceLocated in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown core, Rogers Place is home to the Edmonton Oilers. The arena features state of the art technology, including the largest high-definition screen in the NHL so you can see every move Connor McDavid makes like you’re right there with him. Even if you can’t make it to a game, check out the public pedway across 104th Avenue to see the Oilers Hall of Fame, featuring replicas of the five Stanley Cups the Oilers have won, jerseys, and various memorabilia.

Ford Hall, located in the main vestibule of Rogers Place, is home to stunning pieces of public art. The centerpiece of the space is a beautiful mosaic created by renowned Denesuline artist Alex Janvier. Other pieces include Essential Tree in the northwest plaza, Skater’s Arch in the northeast plaza and 9 Figures in Motion with a Puck at the entrance to the Downtown Community Arena.

After touring Rogers Place, pop over next door and experience a taste of Vegas by checking out the Grand Villa Casino. You can also visit the Downtown Community Arena next door for some ice skating or catch a university-level hockey game.

Alberta Legislature Building –This is a place for visitors who appreciate architecture, history and politics, or those looking for a beautiful spot to relax on a sunny day. Legislature guides offer free, hourly tours of the building and in addition to educational tours there is a visitor centre, gift shop, the Borealis Gallery, the Pehonan Theatre and Agora Interpretive Centre. The Pehonan Theatre features a state-of-the-art 4D theatre where you feel the elements on your face as you step back in time and learn about the rich history of Alberta!

The Legislature Grounds as a whole offer beautiful views year-round; green meadows in the spring and summer, autumn foliage in the fall, and stunning light displays in the winter.

Looking for more? Visit the Explore Edmonton website for event listings across the city.