About West Edmonton Mall, Alberta, Canada
West Edmonton Mall is North America’s largest shopping and entertainment centre. Its stores, services, restaurants, and attractions combine to form the most comprehensive retail and entertainment complex on Earth. With annual visitation of 30.9 million, which is comparable to a 50,000-60,000-seat stadium being filled more than once each day, every day of the year, West Edmonton Mall draws visitors from around the world who come to shop, play, and stay under it’s city-sized roof.
What to do at West Edmonton Mall?
Have a blast at the world-class attractions of WEM, dine on Bourbon Street, take in a movie, dinner theatre or comedy club, or dance the night away at one of the Mall’s popular nightclubs.
West Edmonton Mall stages, unique, high-profile events throughout the year like fashion shows, celebrity performances and autograph sessions, sports tournaments and multicultural trade shows.There is something interesting going on every week.
West Edmonton Mall Attractions
Surf the waves in the world’s largest indoor wave pool, located in a tropical oasis that boasts an average temperature of 29 C. The Waterpark also features more than 17 unique waterslides and a zipline that soars across the wave pool
Galaxyland features more than 24 exhilarating rides and play areas for all ages, including four distinctive roller coasters, Galaxy Kids Playpark, new Galaxy Quest ride, carnival games, a rock wall and more. There is something for everyone at the world’s largest indoor amusement park.
Take yourself to new heights on a three-level ropes course! While harnessed in, climb along a sea of beams and ropes all the way to the top to conquer this challenging obstacle course. Located in Galaxy land.
This underground aquarium is home to more than 100 species of fish, sharks, sea turtles, penguins, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. Two touchpools and daily live presentations ensure an interactive experience.
Be entertained by the talented and crowd-loving California sea lions as they perform the daily shows. Watch as they dance, play, dive and swim their way into your hearts. Get really up close and personal by partaking in Sea Lion Encounter or Trainer for the Day programs.
Professor Wem’s Adventure Golf
Practice your putting skills on this unique 18-hole miniature golf course. The cartoonish caricatures and colourful atmosphere make it fun for the whole family.
A backlight miniature golf course that will really challenge your putting skills.
Take a spin under the glittering glass dome of the Ice Palace. From figure and recreational skating to hockey and special non-ice events, the action is always exciting on this NHL-sized ice rink.
Ed’s Rec Room
Features state-of-the-art Cosmic Bowling, 14 projectors showing live music videos, and sporting events, runway lights, pin lighting, lasers, neon lighting, and a nightclub sound system – giving you a bowling experience you can’t get elsewhere. You can also play arcade games, billiards and enjoy delicious drinks and food from their full licensed bar and kitchen. You can also visit 300 Club Lounge to catch sporting events, UFC, enjoy drink and food specials and more.
Who will enjoy the attractions the best? – There is something for everyone of all ages
When to visit West Edmonton Mall?
All of the attractions are open year round. Hours per attraction will vary. Check website for details. Mall closes at 6:00 PM on Sundays and till 9:00 PM on other days (exceptions apply).
Best time to visit WEM
High season : July and August, school holidays and other seasonal holidays.
Best way to enjoy WEM is to spend a couple of days so that one can really see and do it all, but you can do a lot in just day. If you just have a few hours, choose from one of the WEM attraction of your choice or go shopping at the Mall!
How much will it cost to visit West Edmonton Mall?
To visit the Mall – Free
Admission Rates for Attractions Vary. Choose the attraction of your choice and click on the calender for rates on each day.
Types of payment accepted
Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Cash, Interac.
How to get tickets?
Tickets are available in person at each attraction – there are family rates available at each attraction as well.
Buy tickets online to save time and money.
If you are planning on going to a few attractions over a few days or coming back a few times through a few months or a year, you may want to consider a Multi-Play Pass. With this pass, you can enjoy all of West Edmonton Mall’s parks and attractions any time you want, as much as you want! One year, Six-month, Three-month or Five-day options are available. These can be purchased at the main Guest Services Centre, Galaxyland’s main gate on Level One, Phase II.
Coupons and special offers:
1. You can redeem airmiles for West Edmonton Mall attraction passes.
2. AMA members can buy West Edmonton Mall pass
Adult: $ $40.95; Child(3-10) : $30.45 – includes tax.
Chose from One full day admission to World Waterpark or Galaxyland Amusement Park
Same day combination of 2 of the following:
Day pass to Ice Palace, One round (18 holes) of Professor Wem’s Adventure Golf, One round (18 holes) at Dragon’s Tale mini golf, All-day Marine Pass (includes Sea Life Caverns and one Sea Lions’ Rock Show), Ed’s Rec Room – 2 games of bowling & 1 hour of billiards.
3. Purchase Super Savings Coupon Book from Guest Services which contains hundreds of savings at various West Edmonton Mall destinations. Valid from January to December each year. Rate : $9.95 plus tax.
4. Group rates are available for coupon books and attraction passes (minimum purchase of 15 required). Contact Group Sales – Ph: 1-780-444-5308 or [email protected]
How to get to West Edmonton Mall?
West Edmonton Mall is located in the west part of the city of Edmonton, very close to Anthony Henday Drive and Highway 16 heading out towards Jasper.
GPS: 53.522439,-113.622558Click on the map tab to get directions. Choose Get Directions for in page directions and View Large Map, to get directions in Google map, public transit information (from Google) or to use your mobile’s inbuilt map.
Public transit – West Edmonton Mall is accessible by taking Edmonton Transit from anywhere in the city. There is a major transit centre located at the mall.
Store Map –here
Free parking for over 20,000 vehicles on site.
What about amenities, accessibility at West Edmonton Mall?
Pets/ Service- guide animals are allowed.
Accessibilty – The Mall is wheel chair accessible, but not all attractions.
Scooters, Strollers and wheelchairs are available for rent at the main Guest Services Centre.
There are three Guest Service Centres located throughout the mall that can assist guests with mall information, Multi-Play Pass purchases, Birthday party bookings, Super Savings Coupon Book purchases, WEM Card purchases, Ticketmaster, wheelchair and scooter rentals, attractions pass purchases and much more.
Over 100 eating establishments to choose from. From upscale boutique dining to casual, family dining or fast food options are available at the mall.
1. Fantasy land Hotel is located in the mall and is famous for it’s themed rooms. 355 rooms total with 120 of those being themed rooms – 12 different styles. L1 Lounge and L2 Grill are owned by the hotel. Free parking and valet parking for a fee available for Fantasyland Hotel guests
2. West Edmonton Mall Inn is located directly across the street from the mall and is an express style hotel with 88 rooms.
Reservations for both hotels: 1-800-737-3783 or [email protected]
Check 10 @ WEM for upcoming Events.