Illuminate your curiosity at Downtown Spark! Be on the lookout as downtown Edmonton defrosts to reveal immersive cultural exhibits, extended outdoor patios, al fresco performances, giant art installations and so much more. Experience the magic of the city’s core with physically distant experiences that everyone can enjoy safely.
It all starts with a single spark. Where will it ignite next?
Please remember to stay home if you're sick, practice safe physical distancing and follow the public safety measures put in place to keep our community safe.
Explore the core as you support the many incredible local businesses that call downtown Edmonton home! Make a meal of your visit with Downtown Dining Week (April 13-25) - many local watering holes are offering an array of special multi-course menus that are available for takeout and outdoor dining. You can also sign-up for the Explore Edmonton Downtown Dining Pass, a mobile savings passport that includes many to-go deals at the city's best local taprooms, inventive eateries, cozy cafés and more. Discover the independent boutiques and retailers that line 104th Street, then experience physically-distant attractions like River Valley Adventure Co. or the Neon Sign Museum.
Looking for a fun way to get from point A to point B? Lime Scooters is offering a discount to riders who visit Downtown Spark. Just use code DTSPARK to receive one free “unlock” per person (offer available until April 26)!
Arts District Animation
A Taste of Al Fresco
Explore the Core
Health and Safety Measures
Downtown Spark is working closely with Alberta Health Services, Environmental Public Health to present safe opportunities for Edmontonians to enjoy downtown that comply with current provincial orders and guidelines. When heading downtown, please remember to:
- Follow the public safety measures our partners and businesses have adopted to keep our community safe.
- Maintain physical distance between yourself and others.
- Stay at home if you're sick.
Downtown Spark is made possible in partnership with the City of Edmonton, Downtown Business Association, Explore Edmonton, Edmonton Arts Council, Western Economic Diversification Canada and supported by the Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, Winspear Centre, Latitude 53, Downtown Edmonton Community League and CO*LAB.