Local Blogs - Edmonton

Found 9 blog entries about Local Blogs - Edmonton.

Learning All About Moving to Edmonton, AlbertaNearly one million people proudly reside in Edmonton, Alberta, and for good reason. From its breathtaking landscapes to many fun things to do, there is simply a lot to love about this region. Before moving here, however, it is important to learn all there is to know about this area to figure out if it is the best place to buy a home. With this information, everyone can determine if moving to Edmonton will suit their needs. To help with that, here's a look at just what to expect from this region.

Sunny Weather is the Norm

Edmonton is known as one of the sunniest areas in all of Canada. While living in this gorgeous region, residents can enjoy nearly 2,300 hours of sunshine every year. The sun shines brightly year-round, though July sees the most

1,289 Views, 0 Comments

4 Must-See Live Music Locations in Edmonton, ABThere's nothing like watching a live music concert for a band you love, but some people want to see live music in a more intimate setting. This list is for exactly that kind of person, whether you've never been to a huge concert before or you'd simply prefer to see the local talent that hasn't made it to the big stage yet. Here are four live music locations in Edmonton, AB, to find the best live music the city has to offer.

The Aviary

Address: The Aviary, 9314 111th Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Don't let its size fool you: The Aviary's small space provides a unique, enjoyable atmosphere for its guests. Alberta's best, up-and-coming musicians have often performed at The Aviary, and the location is beloved by those who've been there. This tucked-away

513 Views, 0 Comments

What Events Are Taking Place This March in Edmonton, AB?Spring is blossoming, which means winter blues and hiding from the cold indoors are soon to be things of the past. To celebrate the oncoming warmth and sunshine, why not find something fun and exciting to do here in Edmonton? Here are 4 must-see March 2020 events in Edmonton to add to your calendar.

Masters of Illusion Magic Show

  • Date: March 20, 2020
  • Address: Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest, Edmonton, AB

America's largest touring magic show, Masters of Illusion, is coming to Edmonton as part of their 2020 show. Fans old and new of this hit CW television series will have a chance to see breathtaking illusions, side-stitching humor, and mind-boggling magic tricks right before their eyes. With the TV show

607 Views, 0 Comments

Moving to Edmonton? What to Know About Cost of LivingEdmonton, Alberta is one of two major cities in Alberta. Because it's a city center, people are drawn to Edmonton for the entertainment, industry and culture. If you're thinking about moving to Edmonton, it can be very helpful to know about the cost of living. Maintaining awareness of cost of living can help you decide whether Edmonton is the right place for you.

What's the Cost of Housing in Edmonton?

The average rental prices in Edmonton vary by size and number of bedrooms. Generally, most people pay between $1,000 and $3,000 per month for a two or three bedroom dwelling. As a comparison, Buttonwood residential property management reports that the average rental property in Toronto stands at around $2,200. Cost of housing also depends on

388 Views, 0 Comments

4 Must-See February Events in EdmontonFebruary is a busy time of year in Edmonton! If you're looking for something to do in the middle of winter, here's a list of events happening locally, from a showcase of women artists to the return of Winefest.

Afro Latin Festival YEG

Date: February 1, 2020

Address: The Starlite Room, 10030 102 St NW

The Afro Latin Festival YEG is the biggest get-together from La Connexional, and this year it's back—bigger and better than ever! This “Winter Cancellation” festival creates a tropical celebration of what makes African, Caribbean, and Latino cultures so unique and diverse, featuring dancing, arts, education, and much more. The afrobeats and Latin horns of the live local and international talent will take you to a place far away from the harsh

295 Views, 0 Comments

Edmonton History Facts You Should KnowModern-day Edmonton is a metropolitan city bursting with life and teeming with culture. Its skyline is defined by towering buildings, yet it has still maintained the charm of its early roots. With a population of about 981,000 people, it comes as no surprise that Alberta's capital city is much different today than it was during the early years of its settlement.

Native Tribes Were Edmonton's First Residents

Like much of Canada and North America, the first residents in the Edmonton region were tribes from the First Nations. In the area that would become Edmonton, the native people consisted mostly of aboriginal hunting tribes. They migrated across the region, moving from place to place along with the herds they were hunting. It was a rough terrain

219 Views, 0 Comments

Best Coffeehouse in EdmontonThere are so many great coffee shops here in Edmonton that it's difficult to even narrow them all down to one list. Since it would take a while to talk about every single local coffeehouse in town, we decided to highlight the variety of coffee shops we have here: the cozy, the quirky, and the cat-crowded. To make your coffee shop search easier, here are our top 4 coffee shops in Edmonton so you can find the perfect one for you.

The WoodRack Café

Address: The WoodRack Café, 10335 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2C6, Canada

The WoodRack Café is a warm, cozy coffee shop perfect for working, studying, or homework. Their café is designed in a cute "boho-chic" and has open, well-lit spaces as well as cozy corners if you need to concentrate. They just

81 Views, 0 Comments

What Are the Best Schools in Edmonton, AB?The main school districts in Edmonton, AB are Edmonton Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic School District. As the second-largest district in all of Alberta, Edmonton Public Schools serves 104,000 students across 213 schools. The Catholic district serves 42,000 students across 100 schools. Families who want to send their children to a proactive and inclusive learning institution should keep the following facts in mind.

How It Works

Every address in Edmonton will have a variety of public schools attached to it, and parents may have several options to consider (depending on where they live). For example, they may have two junior high schools within their designated address. Parents are guaranteed a spot for their children at the designated

321 Views, 0 Comments

The Best Water Parks in & Around Edmonton, ABThere is no room for competition when it comes to finding fun ways to splash around in warmer weather amid the top water parks in Edmonton, AB and nearby communities. From hair-raising slides and water coasters to toddler-friendly play areas, there is something for all ages (even kid-dults) at any of these amusement parks.

World Waterpark and Galaxyland

Address: West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170 St NW West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4J2 Canada

There's no better place to host a gathering or spend the day than World Waterpark in Edmonton, which boasts private cabanas, offers group discounts, and hosts events like birthday parties and much more. Arrive ready to get wet and wild with more than 20 incredible slides and unique attractions that

57 Views, 0 Comments