Things to Do in Downtown Edmonton

We are walking distance to Rogers Place & popular attractions

Looking for a unique travel experience in Edmonton, Alberta? Look no further than the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA! Our hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, making it the perfect home base for exploring all the city has to offer.

At Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA, we understand that travel is all about creating unforgettable experiences. That's why we've put together a list of local experiences to help you make the most of your stay. Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, or relaxation, there's something for everyone in Edmonton.

The city is home to a number of attractions that are perfect for the whole family including, North America’s largest shopping mall, the West Edmonton Mall, the largest museum in Western Canada, Royal Alberta Museum, a stunning collection of natural and human history exhibits related to the heritage of Alberta's people and natural environment, Rogers Place, the home of the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers, and the Edmonton Valley Zoo which features a wide variety of 350 exotic and native animals within over 100 different species. Don’t forget to check out the Telus World of Science with your family where you can learn about nature, health, space exploration, kinetics, and robotics, or delight the young ones with the interactive gallery, Discoveryland or, an educational film in the IMAX theatre.  

The ICE District is a must-see destination, one of Canada’s largest entertainment districts, and a one-stop-shop for eating, drinking, sightseeing and entertainment. The best part? It’s all within walking distance to Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA. It’s home to the Rogers Place, the Grand Villa Casino and The Neon Sign Museum. It’s a unique outdoor public artwork featuring 20 historic neon signs which have been restored and each accompany a plaque telling its story.

For the outdoor lovers, explore the Edmonton River Valley Parks. With over 160 kilometers of trails, the River Valley is the largest urban park in Canada and the perfect place to get some exercise and enjoy nature. Whether you prefer hiking, biking, or just strolling, you're sure to find a trail that suits your needs. For nature lovers, you don’t want to miss the Muttart Conservatory, a botanical garden located just outside Edmonton’s downtown core and is one of Edmonton’s most famous landmarks with its four glass pyramids that make up the structure. There are over 700 species of plants in 3 climate-regulated biomes.

The Citadel Theatre is a must for theatre goers and is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton and only 1.2km from Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA. The Citadel Theatre features five performance spaces and produces 17 productions, plays, concerts and cabarets. The theatre is a powerhouse that brings in audiences from greater Edmonton as well as northern and central Alberta to see the city's finest actors and comedians perform. Fun fact! Not only is the Citadel Theatre Canada's biggest and busiest theatre, it is also one of the largest not-for-profit theatres in North America.

These are just a few of the many local experiences waiting for you in Edmonton. And with Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA as your home base, you're sure to have a comfortable and convenient stay. Book your stay today and start exploring!



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Pyramids at Muttart Conservatory


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