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 nearly 700 businesses in Old Strathcona, we’re confident that you’ll find just what you’re looking for.

Our Blog

  • #ShopLocalGiveBack - Grindstone Theatre

    When you shop in our 'hood, not only are you supporting a local business owner, you're also helping them give back to the community at large. As part of our #ShopLocalGiveBack holiday campaign, we're sharing stories of businesses in our area who go above and beyond to help make our communities a better place!

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  • 'Tis the Season to Shop Local!

    We're so excited to kick off the holiday season in Old Strathcona! Here's all you need to know about celebrating (and shopping) in our 'hood this year.

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