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Fort Edmonton Park
Historical Streets
4 time periods
Midway Rides
Vintage fun
Capitol Theatre
Live performances
Vintage Travel
Trains & streetcars
Pony Rides
Nostalgic rides
Diverse Dining
Culinary delights
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Nestled in the scenic river valley on 158 acres of wooded parkland, Fort Edmonton Park takes visitors on an iconic journey through Edmonton's rich history. It stands as one of Canada's largest living history museums, offering authentic, immersive experiences, special events, live performances, private event rentals, and culinary delights.

Attractions:

Fort Edmonton Park offers an endless adventure where visitors become the main characters in a still-unfolding story. Each visit is a unique, multi-sensory journey set amidst era-perfect surroundings, enhanced by tempting food and beverage offerings, and nestled against the easily accessible, picturesque beauty of Edmonton’s river valley.

  1. Indigenous Knowledge Area: Experience the Indigenous Peoples Experience, where visitors can immerse themselves in the rich culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples.
  2. Historical Streets: Explore four distinct historical streets - the 1846 Fort, 1885 Street, 1905 Street, and 1920 Street - each offering a glimpse into different eras of Edmonton's history.
  3. Midway & Exhibition: Experience the excitement of the Midway, where visitors can enjoy thrilling rides, games, and entertainment reminiscent of days gone by.
  4. Capitol Theatre: Step into the Capitol Theatre and enjoy live performances in a setting unlike any other in Edmonton.
  5. Train & Streetcar: Travel back in time aboard vintage trains and streetcars that once traversed Edmonton's streets.
  6. Wagon & Pony Rides: Take a ride in style aboard wagons and ponies, adding a touch of nostalgia to your visit.

Food & Shopping:

Fort Edmonton Park offers a diverse array of dining options, catering to all tastes and preferences. From light snacks to full-service dining experiences, visitors can indulge in delicious fare while exploring the park. Additionally, guests can browse through a variety of gift shops offering souvenirs, gifts, candy, and essential items to commemorate their visit.

Perfect Venue:

Hotel Selkirk serves as an ideal venue for private events and special occasions, providing a unique and unforgettable setting for weddings, corporate retreats, Christmas parties, and more. The hotel's main floor includes Johnson’s Café and the Mahogany Long Bar, perfect for hosting gatherings and celebrations.

Field Trips:

Fort Edmonton Park welcomes educational groups of all sizes with tailored programs designed to provide immersive experiences in Edmonton's early history. These educational programs cater to groups of all ages, offering interactive activities and hands-on experiences that bring history to life. Whether building a model tipi in the 1846 Fort or exploring the pioneer lifestyle in the 1920s, visitors have the opportunity to engage with Edmonton's rich heritage in a dynamic and engaging way.

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7000 143 St NW
Edmonton, T6H 4P3
FEMCO
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7000 143 St NW
Edmonton, T6H 4P3
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