Local Guide to Downtown Edmonton!
Attractions near our Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA
We don’t just work in Edmonton, we live and play here, too! That’s why the knowledgable staff of our Edmonton Alberta hotel has crafted this local guide. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re staying at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask our knowledgeable staff! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
The Citadel Theatre is recognized and respected as a national center of excellence in production, creative development, and audience engagement – the artistic and cultural heart of our community.
Rogers Place is a multi-use indoor arena in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The arena has a seating capacity of 18,347 as a hockey venue and 20,734 as a concert venue.
TELUS World of Science Edmonton
TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE) inspires life-long learning as they create a positive science and technology culture in our region. The science centre is a non-profit organization designed to motivate people to learn about and contribute to advances in science and technology to strengthen themselves, their families, and their community.
Alex Decoteau Park
Dogs and dog owners can now enjoy a new off-leash dog park conveniently located just a short 2 minutes walk from our front door.
4th Street Promenade
This vibrant neighbourhood has a sophisticated feel and is teeming with fantastic boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment.
Art Gallery of Alberta
The oldest cultural institution in Canada, this wonderful museum features over 6,000 objects in addition to its feature exhibitions. Dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of visual art.
City Market Downtown
This year-round farmers market has been an integral part of downtown Edmonton for over a century! A wonderful way to get fresh local produce, foods, and crafts directly from the producers!
Edmonton River Valley
At 7,400 hectares, this is one of the longest urban stretches of river valley parkland in North America. Enjoy 22 parks and over 150 kilometers of trails!
Housed in a spectacular pyramid conservatory, this horticultural attraction features over 700 species of plants of arid, temperate, and tropical climates. A great place to visit year round!
Royal Alberta Museum
This is one of Canada’s most popular museums, filled with a spectacular array of natural and human history. Be sure to check back often—feature exhibitions rotate.
Vikings: Beyond the Legend at the Royal Alberta MuseumApr 18, 2019 — Oct 20, 2019
Row a Viking ship, wield a sword and feed your curiosity for the explorers, traders, farmers and artisans who changed the course of history. Vikings: Beyond the Legend is the largest touring exhibition of Viking artifacts in the world.
Mythbusters at TELUS World of ScienceApr 27, 2019 — Sep 2, 2019
Explore the world of science using the same methods as the hosts of Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series, MythBusters. Explore The Blueprint Room and over 60 artifacts salvaged from more than 700 experiments conducted on the series, hand-picked by the MythBusters themselves. Then engage in real hands-on, interactive experiences that are suited for guests of all ages by combining popular scientific facts with innovation, family-friendly displays, and never-before-seen myths saved specifically for this exhibition!
Edmonton Craft Beer Festival at The Edmonton Expo CentreMay 31, 2019 — Jun 1, 2019
One of the fastest growing beer festivals in the world, the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival is the City of Champions’ premier beer, spirit and food festival. With 500+ beers from 100+ breweries, and so many innovative destinations within the festival, your biggest challenge will be deciding where to start.