Fort Edmonton Park

7000 143rd Street Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7

Website

780- 442-5311

Open only for special events and private bookings in 2019.

About Fort Edmonton Park Alberta, Canada

Situated on 64 hectares (158 acres) of wooded parkland along Edmonton’s river valley, Fort Edmonton Park is a historically-themed attraction offering authentic, immersive, memorable and fun experiences to visitors of all ages. Visitors go back in time more than 150 years and walk through the days of the fur trade, and the pioneer years of 1885, 1905 and 1920. Costumed interpreters bring the past to life and invite you to experience the best of the period.

What to do at Fort Edmonton Park ?

Fort - 1846, Fort Edmonton Park

Fort – 1846, Fort Edmonton Park

Attractions and things to do at Fort Edmonton Park

  • Experience how life was once by exploring four historical periods between 1846 and 1929.
  • Have fun at the 1920s Midway & Amusements and watch the 4D film Northern Light at Capitol Theatre.
  • Take a ride on the steam train and original streetcars.
  • Explore the detailed reconstruction of the 1846 Fort.
  • Have your picture taken in period costumes at Ernest Brown Photography.
  • Extend your visit and experience old time hospitality at the Hotel Selkirk.
  • Go on Horse drawn rides & Sleigh rides.
  • Tingle your taste buds and enjoy the Sunday Brunch at Johnson’s Cafe or a Murder Mystery at the historic Hotel Selkirk.
  • Shop for antique gifts.
  • The Park also offers educational programs, birthday parties,live theatre, dining events and much more.
  • There are 11 distinct rental venues available for your next gathering.

Who will enjoy the attraction the best?

There is something for everyone at Fort Edmonton Park.

When to visit Fort Edmonton Park?

Fort Edmonton Park Hours / Timing

The Park is open to the public from the May long weekend to the end of September as well as for a variety of holidays and special occasions.

Sunday Brunch – Year round. Special programming for Christmas, Valentine’s Day and other special days.

2019 – Closed for 2019 season.

We will not be open for the 2019 regular admission season as we undergo a multi-million dollar enhancement project. During this time, we will still be open for private event bookings and a variety of food and entertainment events.

Midway Ferris Wheel - Fort Edmonton Park

Midway Ferris Wheel – Fort Edmonton Park

 

How long to spend in the Fort Edmonton Park ? Time Required to Visit

2 hours to a whole day.

How much will it cost to visit Fort Edmonton Park ?

2018 All inclusive Rates

Adult (18+): $26.20

Senior (65+)/ Child(2-17): $20.90

Family: $95.00

Plus taxes.

Unlimited access to Fort Edmonton Park is available through Park Membership.

Guided tours available. Should be booked in advance.

Coupons & Discounts

Groups of 10+ receives a discount on admission rates.

How to get tickets ? – In person & Online

Types of payment accepted

Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Cash, Interac.

How to get to Fort Edmonton Park ?

Fort Edmonton Park Direction & Location

Steam Engine - Fort Edmonton Park

Steam Engine- Fort Edmonton Park

Fort Edmonton Park is located at the corner of Fox Drive and Whitemud Drive. The entrance to the Park is located on Fox Drive on the north side of the drive (7000 – 143 Street). Click on the Map tab (in-page) or on the GPS coordinates for google map directions.

GPS Coordinates: 53.501832, -113.578291

Access to Fort Edmonton Park via public transit is easy and convenient with two ETS bus routes: route 595 and route 596.

Route 595:

Route: South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park Transit Centre to Fort Edmonton Park

Time : Three times per hour from 9:30 AM to 6:10 PM daily.

Route 596:

Route: South Campus/Fort Edmonton Transit Centre – Fort Edmonton Park, John Janzen Nature Centre and the Valley Zoo

Time : Everyday, every hour between 11am and 5pm.

Bus routes start Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day Weekend. Regular bus fares apply.

What about Amenities & Accessibility at Fort Edmonton Park?

Access:

Accessible parking, Accessible entrance way, and accessible lift on steam train.

Access to washrooms at Hotel Selkirk, Gyro Park, Masonic Hall, Reed’s Tea Room, Bill’s Confectionery and Egge’s Barn.
Accessible wagon with wheelchair access.

Because of the need for historical accuracy, some buildings and the Hudson’s Bay Fort have limited accessibility. Most ground level buildings have ramps.

Designated DATS drop-off zone

Hotel Selkirk - Fort Edmonton Park

Hotel Selkirk – Fort Edmonton Park

Dining & Accommodation:

From vending machines to fresh baked goods, there are a number of available food vendors in Fort Edmonton Park.

Johnson’s Cafe, a full service restaurant located in the hotel, serving meals through the day and a formal High Tea on Wednesdays (reservations required), plus many other events throughout the year.

Mahogany Bar, a stand-up pre-prohibition style saloon, offers a variety of wine, beer and spirits with appetizer specials.

Accommodation at Hotel Selkirk. To Book – Call 780-496-7227, Email : hotelselkirk@fortedmontonpark.ca or Online

Parking

Limited free parking available.

Other Information

Gift shops.

No pets allowed. Guide animals are allowed.

Strollers & Wheel chair not available for renting.

All pictures : © Fort Edmonton Park

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2 Tips for your trip!

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  1. Tammy

    This is a way over priced event for any day not only family day! Ouch!

    February 20, 2017 at 12:30 PM
  2. Lynn ware

    We used to visit all the time, but sadly the prices have gone up too much and we can no longer afford it. It was great though always something new to do. Too bad.

    June 29, 2017 at 2:27 PM

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