Explore Edmonton

Stick around and stay a while.

In town for an event? The Edmonton EXPO Centre is centrally located on major transit routes –  which makes some of Edmonton’s best hotels, restaurants and attractions are just a short car or light rail transit (LRT) ride away.

Explore Edmonton and the Edmonton EXPO Centre is proud to partner with Edmonton’s Best Hotels.

Nearby hotels 

With more than 3,000 centrally located hotel rooms less than 10 minutes away, visitors can choose from 5-star luxury accommodations to budget-friendly options.

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Nearby restaurants 

Come hungry because Edmonton is home to an award-winning culinary scene, with some of our city’s best restaurants located in the Old Strathcona and downtown neighborhoods.

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So much to see and do

Edmonton ICE District

Located just a few LRT stops away, Ice District is a $2.5 billion mixed-use sports and entertainment district that is home to Rogers Place, where the Edmonton Oilers play at the biggest names in entertainment take the stage. The recently opened five-star JW Marriot Edmonton Ice District is the only modern luxury hotel in Alberta and provides several high-end dining and entertainment options in the heart of downtown.

Old Strathcona

Home to the famous Whyte Avenue, historic buildings and a funky, youthful vibe make Old Strathcona one of Edmonton’s trendiest neighborhoods. The city’s celebrated arts and cultural community makes its home here, as does a plethora of unique local boutiques, one-of-a-kind art galleries and music shops, and trendy restaurants and cafés. It is also home to some of Edmonton’s largest summer festivals, including the Edmonton International Fringe Festival, the largest and longest-running fringe festival in North America.

Edmonton Arts District

In the heart of downtown Edmonton only a few LRT stops from the Edmonton EXPO Centre, you’ll find the Edmonton Arts District – a vibrant hub of live entertainment, visual art and music. Visitors can spend a day exploring the Art Gallery of Alberta, Winspear Centre, Citadel Theatre and the newly opened Royal Alberta Museum, the largest museum in Western Canada.

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