It’s that time of year — the snow boots have been shoved to the back of your closet as you dust off your sandals and water shoes; the long days of summer have begun! If you feel like you’ve exhausted all the fun options in Alberta, consider hopping on a comfortable Red Arrow coach for a short trip to Edmonton to explore all it has to offer! Fill your summer plans with these interesting and unique things to do in Edmonton this summer…
For The Sports Lover:
Paint your face, donn some green and gold, and catch an Edmonton Eskimos game at Commonwealth Stadium this summer! So grab a hot dog, a cold beer, and join the locals as they sing the Edmonton Eskimos Fight Song.
The regular season runs from end of June to November, plenty of time to catch a home game this summer! When the Eskies play on home turf, they bring an unmatchable energy, a friendly rivalry, and spectacular plays.
For more info:
Commonwealth Stadium, 11000 Stadium Road, Edmonton, Alberta
For The Fashionista:
If sports isn’t your thing, fret not. At 5.3 million square feet, the West Edmonton Mall is the size of a small city with undoubtedly something for everyone. The mall boasts more than 800 stores and services including nine world-class attractions, two hotels and more than 100 dining venues.
West Edmonton Mall is a place where people come to shop, play, eat, and stay with the widest variety of one-of-a-kind retailers and entertainment for kids and adults alike. The mall, inspired by the traditional urban bazaars of Persia, is the province’s number-one tourist attraction with an approximate 30.8 million annual shoppers.
For more info:
8882-170 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada
For The Risk Taker:
There’s multiple places to try your luck in Edmonton including The River Cree Casino, Casino Edmonton and Casino Yellowhead. At any of these world class casinos you can try your hand at blackjack, place your bets on a roulette wheel or work on your poker face in one of the best poker pits in town. Of course, we’d be remiss if we left off the hundred of slot machines you can pull up a chair to, and the video lottery terminals and live action table games.
All of these casinos will offer you a first-class gaming and entertainment experience this summer. With a number of eating establishments and some of the biggest names in entertainment performing live, checking out a casino this summer is a safe bet.
For more info:
300 East Lapotac Boulevard, Enoch, Alberta
7055 Argyll Road
12464 - 153 Street
For another 54 thrilling, fun, and cultural things to do in Edmonton this summer, click here! From stargazing to botanic gardens, the opportunity to see the Northern Lights and exploring Elk Island National Park, Edmonton is full of fun this summer.
With a long record for safety and reliability, let Red Arrow drive you and yours to Edmonton this summer. All our coaches are fully equipped with luxury features such as complimentary WiFi, power outlets to keep you charged up, leather seats, free snacks and beverages, onboard movies, and so much more!
Book a summer trip with Red Arrow now and start your stay-cation off right! And if you’re traveling to Edmonton for all of these great events and need a rental car, learn how you can get a special rate on Enterprise Car Rentals!