From luxury independent boutiques to farmers' markets, there are so many opportunities to shop local in Edmonton. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or a special treat for yourself, buying local means that your purchase comes with its own unique story.
As you shop your favourite retailers, be sure to continue practicing safe physical distancing, frequent hand washing and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.
Note: Edmonton's retailers are currently operating with limited capacities at this time. Many shops are also offering delivery or curbside pick-up, making shopping local easier than ever.
Take in the bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue as you shop one of Edmonton's most popular districts. Here you'll find trendy retailers like Bamboo Ballroom, Gravitypope, Workhall Studios, C'est Sera and more. Bookworms will love the used books at the Wee Book Inn, and music lovers can easily add records to their vinyl collection at Blackbyrd Myoozik.
Looking to pick-up some snacks to-go? Some of Edmonton's best eateries are on Whyte Avenue including Meat, Pip, The Next Act, Cafe Mosaics, Sugared & Spiced, Situation Brewing Company, Dorinku and more.
The Best Market is a Farmer's Market
Year-round farmers' markets like the Edmonton Downtown Farmers' Market, the Old Strathcona Farmers' Market and the Bountiful Farmers' Market are perfect places to pick-up some uniquely local goodies and gifts. Edmonton-made jewellery, clothing, and art are all on the menu, as well as fresh produce and more!
124 Street is a charming area on the edge of downtown that is home to art galleries, antique stores, fashion boutiques, quaint coffee houses (try Remedy Cafe, Duchess Bake Shop and Credo), and local eateries. You can find something for every style at indie shops like Shades of Grey, Novelle Bridal Shop, Carbon Environmental Boutique, and Floc Boutique.
Head a little further down 102 street to the High Street area where you'll find boutiques like Harrow, Red Ribbon, Cloud Nine Pajamas, Lux Beauty Boutique, Heart of the Home, MGC Boutique and more. You'll be just a few thousand followers away from fashion influencer status after this shopping trip!
4th Street Promenade
In the heart of downtown, you'll find a sophisticated street that's packed with some of the city's best boutiques and restaurants. 4th Street Promenade is home to shops like The Helm, Stylus, Evoolution and more. After some shopping, grab a bite to-go from KB&Co, Credo Coffee, Corso 32, Uccellino, or Cavern. This area is also home to Edmonton's Neon Sign Museum - a perfect backdrop for your next profile pic!
Shop Indigenous Edmonton
You can support local and Indigenous artists by purchasing their beadwork, handicrafts and more! With a rich culture and history, there are plenty of local artisans selling their handmade items in the city. Gift giving is a breeze with The Indigenous Artisans Market Collective (I.A.M.Collective), The Indigenous Empowerment Collective, Cahcâcêp Art Gallery and Tea House, and more!
West Edmonton Mall
With over 800 stores (many of them locally owned and operated, like Harrow's newest location on Europa Boulevard), you're bound to find what you're looking for at West Edmonton Mall. Spanning 48 city blocks, West Edmonton Mall is the Mt. Everest of shopping, and the largest destination of its kind in North America.
Premium Outlet Collection at EIA
You'll find over 100 fashion and outlet brands at the Premium Outlet Collection Edmonton International Airport. For unique local apparel and gifts, Share Local’s Market is a must-visit. Grab a hand-crafted latte from Square One Coffee as you browse The Curated Shop, a maker’s market showcasing the work of Alberta’s considerable artisan community.