Free Downtown Walking Tours

Join the Downtown Ambassadors for a high-energy walking tour of Downtown Edmonton. Along the way, you’ll learn fascinating stories from Edmonton’s past & present. 

Tours for 2019 are now over. Please check back in May 2020 for future tours. 

Enjoy Downtown Edmonton like a true local in the Downtown Business Association’s Stories of Our Streets Tour. This free 90-minute walking tour starts on the historic 104 Street Promenade in the warehouse district. Here you’ll admire some of the city’s oldest buildings and discover some of Downtown Edmonton’s best coffee shops and restaurants. Next, you’ll visit Canada’s first Neon Sign Museum, a collection of more than 20 restored and working signs from Edmonton’s glorious past.

Take your photo with the Wayne Gretzky statue before heading inside Rogers Place, home of the Edmonton Oilers. Then get ready for an enlightening stroll through the Arts District as you walk past the Royal Alberta Museum, Art Gallery of Alberta, Winspear Centre and Citadel. The tour will end at the 101 Street Funicular, where participants can take a free ride down to Edmonton’s river valley for spectacular views of Downtown and the North Saskatchewan River.