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

  • Sleigh Rides in Support of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta

    Old Strathcona has partnered with the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta to bring sleigh rides to the area during It's a Wonderful Whyte. We're excited to announce that sleigh rides will be back again, partnering with the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta, for Ice on Whyte this January. Read on to discover more about the sleigh rides (dates/times/route, etc.) and how your donations benefit the SSA.

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  • History Lesson - South Edmonton Post Office

    Mandy Barnett is taking us back in time with another history lesson, this time on the iconic Post Office Building. Read on to learn more about this beautiful building and its roots in Old Strathcona.

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