Edmonton is home to North America's largest mall, the West Edmonton Mall, and Fort Edmonton Park, Canada's largest living history museum. The city has a vibrant popular music scene with genres including hip-hop, reggae, R&B, rock, pop, metal, punk, country and electronic.
Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta. The city is a staging point for large scale oil sands projects and diamond mining operations.
It is Alberta's 2nd largest city with a population of 972,223, and Canadas 5th largest municipality. Edmonton is North America's northernmost metropolis with a population over one million. Edmonton is a major economic centre for northern and central Alberta, with a focus on the oil and gas industry.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries Loblaws City Market, COBS Bread Bakery, and Bloom Cookie Co.. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate local cafe's like The Gamers' Lodge and Credo Coffee. Foodies won't be disappointed by the presence of excellent local restaurants Delicious Pho, Pizza 73 and Albert's Family Restaurant. Do you love to be outside? There are great parks in West Edmonton such as Paul Kane Park, Oliver Community League Peace Garden Park, and Peace Garden Park. Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharma-Cure are conveniently located pharmacies in West Edmonton. From clothes to electronics and everything in between, Edmonton Brewery District, is the perfect place to pick up the items on your list. West Edmonton has many local events taking place with Jonathan Havelock Fine Art Photography, Bugera Matheson Gallery Inc. and Edmonton Gallery Walk catering to the arts scene. F.R.E.E. Fitness & BAIRRO 124 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are super popular fitness center with locals. Pet owners will enjoy there is Glenora Family Pet Clinic in West Edmonton.