Shopping in Edmonton

Posted by Gurpreet Ghatehora on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 10:28am.


Sometimes the things to do in any given place are just as important as the housing options available to you. Lots of people place a high-importance on access to activities that are important to their lifestyle. For some this is finding adequate indoor and outdoor fitness opportunities, or having many restaurants to choose from, and for others still, it’s having plenty of places to shop. Luckily when it comes to shopping in Edmonton, you have many choices.

West Edmonton Mall

The best known shopping in Edmonton is West Edmonton Mall. Not only does it have a waterpark, amusement park, ice rink, bowling alley, casino, and wild life attractions, it has a massive collection of retail stores that include several designer boutiques. It’s also home to Bourbon Street, which houses several full-scale restaurants within the mall, as well as a comedy club.

West Edmonton Mall

What Else?

As the city expands, so do the choices for shopping in Edmonton. There are many malls in the city, some big and some small. Some of the more popular ones include Kingsway Mall, Londonderry Mall, South Edmonton Commons Outlet Mall and the newer Currents Mall.

Furthermore, there are plans underway to develop a massive outlet mall by the Edmonton International Airport, which will contain some 100+ shops and cover more than 400 000 sq. ft. of space. As it stands, shopping in Edmonton is great. You can find anything you need here, from furniture retailers like Pier 1 and Pottery Barn, to trendy stores like Ikea, and even retailers who are dedicated to particular lifestyles, like Atmosphere (outdoor enthusiasts) or Thyme (maternity).

Whatever it is you need, from cars to clothes, you’ll find it shopping in Edmonton.

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