Whyte Avenue in Old Strathcona is a no-brainer for gifts that you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, when you get tired of shopping, you can stop in for a snack at one of the dozen, delicious local restaurants along the ave.
Do you have a fashionista in the family? Hit up independent clothing stores like Bamboo Ballroom, Workhall, Jaisel or Gravity Pope.
Stop in at local print shop Vivid Print for Edmonton inspired illustrations or provincial archive photos that friends will cherish for a long time to come. The record collection at Blackbyrd Myoozic is a solid bet for impressing the hipster teen or ex-garage band bass player in your family.
Impress the fam jam with goods from The Old Strathcona Farmers Market. Check out local makers stalls such as Like Grandpa Shave Products, Ilya’s Hand Weaving Studio or even pick up some local sips from Strathcona Spirits and SYC Brewing.