Top 5 Fun Things to do in Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River. Edmonton is known as a Festival city, it hosts hundreds of festivals around the year and is home to North America’s oldest and largest Fringe Festival every summer. The city has a vibrant culture and art district with excellent theatres and museums.

Edmonton is also known as a winter city, due to its geographic location. Edmonton’s winters can last up to 6 months, but it doesn’t mean that life is stopped during the winter season. In the winter months there are many outdoor festivals where you can see ice sculptures and frozen castles.

Not to mention, the city is a home to a beautiful River Valley. If you are living in the city or coming for a visit during the warmer months, it’s worth taking time to visit the North Saskatchewan River Valley. It offers many walking trails and scenic landscapes. It is the place where you can see people go for a jog, have a picnic, and enjoy the quiet time away from the city noise. It has the longest paved trails and is Canada’s largest stretch of urban parks.

Edmonton city has so many places to visit and activities to offer all-year round. You can go to the West Edmonton Mall, one of the largest malls in the world, take a stroll in the nearby park, visit City attractions which includes Royal Alberta Museum, Muttart Conservatory and Fort Edmonton Park.

But if you are looking to discover extraordinary things to do, with experiences and activities you and your friends can take off your bucket list, check out this list of Top 5 Things to do in Edmonton.

Top 5 Fun Things to Do in Edmonton

1. Segway Adventure Tour (available year-round) Having a birthday to celebrate or looking for a fun date idea in Edmonton, check out this Segway Tour that is great for couples and entire families. Located in the River Valley is a great outdoor activity both in the summer and winter days.

2. Edmonton Brewery Tour (available year-round) Spend a Saturday afternoon discovering new breweries in the South Edmonton Brewery District on this 3.5 hour Edmonton Brewery Tour. You will visit 2 breweries and 1 distillery each with its unique, local story. Meal and beer tastings are included in this tour.

3. Scavenger Hunt (available year-round) What a better way to know the city than to go on a scavenger hunt. Take a tour of the city in the most unique way on this Edmonton Operation City Scavenger Hunt. You will be given nearly 120 objects to find during your hunt. Choose another scavenger hunt and survive a zombie apocalypse and complete the challenge on this Edmonton Zombie Scavenger adventure. All you need to have is a cell phone and a sense of adventure.

4. Edmonton Food Bike Tour (available June-September) Eat, drink, pedal, and explore Edmonton’s food court and local restaurants. Get your appetite ready for a half-day food bike tour that will take you to behind the scenes of local restaurants where you can learn their business story and sample delicious food. This tour is a great experience to stay active, try something new and meet new people.

5. Edmonton Hot Stones Spa (available year-round) If you are looking to treat yourself to a hot spa day we would recommend trying this unique Edmonton experience. You will have a chance to relax and also try an active salt room which is the only one of this type available in Alberta.

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