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

  • Ice Carving Magic comes alive in Old Strathcona!

    Nothing says winter in Edmonton more than ice and snow! Embrace the cold and enjoy the magic that is the 15th Annual Boardwalk Ice on Whyte Festival, January 25-28 & February 1-4, 2018. This year the Festival has a new home located on Whyte Avenue and Gateway Blvd in Old Strathcona.

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  • When Snow Flies We Must DIY!

    The leaves have fallen and there's that familiar chill in the air...With the early darkness and dropping temperatures, have some fun indoors while getting creative - its DIY time!

    For some DIY inspiration, we took a trip to the Old Strathcona Antique Mall. Read along to see what items we picked up and some DIY tips & tricks.

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