Welcome to Old Strathcona

Finding the perfect outfit at a chic boutique, sipping and socializing on a summer patio and enjoying world class festivals, entertainment and live music are just a few of the incredible experiences that you will have in Old Strathcona and on Whyte Avenue. Explore the outdoor art, treat yourself in one of the many spas and salons, familiarize yourself with the local history and connect with nature in Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park. Come for an hour or come for a day – Old Strathcona has everything you need with experiences for all five of your senses.  With over 600 businesses in Old Strathcona, we’re confident that you’ll find just what you’re looking for.



Our Blog

  • History Lesson - The Strathcona Hotel

    Old Strathcona is full of interesting history and Mandy Barnett is taking us on a history experience, one blog post at a time. Read on to learn more about the Strathcona Hotel, the building, the hauntings and more.

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  • Western Canada Fashion Week kicks off this week!

    Western Canada Fashion Week runs September 18-27, 2014 in Old Strathcona. Check out this blog post that highlights the impact of WCFW, both on the local design community, as well as the local retail community. And enjoy the Whyte Ave Showcase, along with other great showcases, on Saturday, September 20th at 8pm.

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