Downtown Life

People having fun downtown edmonton

Live here and you live next door to the Royal Alberta Museum, the Art Gallery of Alberta, Rogers Place, live music venues, festivals galore and the beautiful North Saskatchewan River valley. Downtown—there’s no finer place to be.

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200+

eateries & food trucks

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30

kms of river valley trails

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30

festivals & events


Downtown attractions

  • Rogers Place | 1.5 km (20 min walk) | Location iconView Map

  • City Downtown Farmers Market (GWG Building) | 1.7 km (23 min walk) | Location iconView Map

  • Royal Alberta Museum | 1.6 km (21 min walk) | Location iconView Map

  • River valley trails | 1.7 km (22 min walk) | Location iconView Map

  • Legislature grounds | 1.8 km (22 min walk) | Location iconView Map

  • High Level Bridge | 1.9 km (24 min walk) | Location iconView Map


My absolute favourite thing about residence is how close it is to downtown. You don’t have to drive anywhere—you’re steps away from grocery stores, restaurants, bars and other venues.
— Darius, Bachelor of Science


Edmonton downtown area photos

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3

farmers’ markets

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8

skating rinks

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8

parks


Around Edmonton

If you are curious about what's going on outside the core, you can walk, ride or drive to all kinds of fascinating attractions and neighbourhoods.

  • Kingsway Mall | 2.0 km (26 min walk or 10 min transit) | Location iconView Map

  • TELUS World of Science | 5.4 km (11 min drive or 36 min transit) | Location iconView Map

  • Whyte Avenue shops and restaurants | 6.2 km (12 min drive or 35 min transit) | Location iconView Map

  • Edmonton Valley Zoo | 8.5 km (15 min drive or 36 min transit) | Location iconView Map

  • West Edmonton Mall | 10.5 km (17 min drive or 31 min transit) | Location iconView Map

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