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.

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  • Join us on Whyte for a holiday experience that will light you up!

    We’ve got a jam-packed holiday season for you full of fun, shopping, and twinkling lights. With dozens of independent businesses carrying the latest in winter fashions and accessories, world-class dining, quality
    entertainment, and treasures of all kinds, it’s a snap to find one-of-a-kind presents for everyone on your list. Give yourself the gift of holiday shopping in Old Strathcona this year!

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  • WILD RUMPUS ON WHYTE Shop Hop

    Mark your calendars now! Come on down to Old Strathcona on August 15th for the Wild Rumpus on Whyte and take advantage of some amazing ONE DAY ONLY deals being offered by over 60 of our businesses before you head to the opening night of the Fringe!

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