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

  • That's a Wrap!: Edmonton Fringe Festival 2017

    Molly MacKinnon takes a look into this past years Fringe Festival and why it is the festival that keeps us going back year after year.

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  • Busking On Whyte Ave

    Busking is an important aspect of our community's culture and spirit and plays a major role in the vibrancy of our unique area. In an effort to create a safe and profitable environment for buskers and businesses alike, the Old Strathcona Business Association in partnership with the City of Edmonton is launching a Busking Pilot Project!

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