Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta. The city is located on the North Saskatchewan River in the central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farmland on the prairies. This cosmopolitan centre hosts many popular cultural events and arts festivals, is well known for its scenic river valley and is home to the world’s largest shopping centre, West Edmonton Mall.


Fort Edmonton Park which recreates Edmonton’s history in four eras. Take in the Art Gallery of Alberta, TELUS World of Science, Muttart Conservatory, and Royal Alberta Museum.


Edmonton Festival City hosts more than 30 festivals throughout the year that celebrate arts, culture and sports. Throughout the summer festivals are held for blues, bluegrass, folk, jazz and symphonic music. Winter festivals focus on ice sculptures, skiing and skating. One of the worlds leading Folk festivals, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival is a four-day outdoor music extravaganza that attracts more than 80,000 music lovers.

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