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Children love to be fashionable too; there is a wide selection of quality clothes brands including Armani, Diesel, and Hugo Boss at this shop. The sizes range from the smallest up to 18 or 20, so children up to about 14 years of age will easily find something they love here. The shop has been refurbished with a bright, open plan, making it easy to browse the selections. Alligator Pie Kidswear is located in the Manulife Place Shopping Centre, which is right in the center of Edmonton's downtown district.
Head, Shoulders Knees & Toes is a shoe shop which specializes in shoes for children. From tiny slippers for infants to sneakers and ballet flats for young children, there is something for every child, baby and toddler. The shop also offers an array of clothing for kids including pajamas, scarves, mittens, dresses and suites for special occasions, and tights. A variety of toys can be found here as well. Whether you are shopping for essentials for your child or looking for a baby gift, this is a great place to shop.
Located on Prince Rubert district, near the City Centre Airport, Alberta Aviation Museum is a prominent museum to be visited. Among the lovingly restored aircraft on display at this museum are a Fairchild 71C, a McDonnell CF-101B, and a de Havilland Mk.B35 Mosquito. You can explore displays of photos, models, artifacts, and aero-engines. If you are into research, there are archives and a library too. Guided tours of the museum can be arranged given prior notice.
Done up in pastel green and decked up with cute merchandise, Princess & the Pea will charm you and your child. Catering for kids till the age of eight, this store has an eclectic collection that will surely make your kiddo happy. From unique gifts to cuddly toys, baby stuff to apparels, games, backpacks and lunch bags, card games and accessories, their neatly arranged displays are carefully selected to ensure each product is safe to use.
IMAX Theatre in the Telus World of Science is the first of its kind in western Canada. You will find interesting productions offered inside the easy-to-spot structure, located northwest of downtown. Educational, scientific and wildlife films are shown on a massive 13 by 19-meter (42 by 62-foot) screen, with six speakers belting out the sound. The Canadian IMAX Corporation invented this popular cinematic experience. Hours vary with show timings.
Designed by renowned architect Douglas J Cardinal, this stunning building, previously known as Odyssium, is difficult to miss. There's plenty to see at this intriguing establishment, including interactive displays, shows, a learning center, observatory, IMAX theater, computer labs, birthday party hosting, several space and science galleries, as well as a café and gift shop. Since it opened in 1984, the massive science center has been attracting visitors in ever-increasing numbers. The current rate of visitors at TELUS World of Science is about 500,000 people per year.
There is plenty to do for the whole family at this interesting Edmonton Valley Zoo. Watch the big cats being fed, enjoy feeding time with the sea lions, go on a train ride, or take a trip on a paddle-boat. The Edmonton Valley Zoo is also involved in research and conservation. Special events are featured throughout the year, like the Zoolander Fashion Show that concentrate on studying a particular type of animal or bird. The zoo is located ten minutes to the east of West Edmonton Mall.
Located just minutes from downtown Edmonton, Alberta, this hotel offers comfortable guestrooms and convenient amenities in a great location near several of the city's attractions. Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre features an indoor pool surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows. The 24-hour fitness center offers cardiovascular equipment and free weights. After a swim or a workout, guests can relax in a guestroom with free high-speed internet access and a 27-inch TV with in-room movies and video games. Guests at the Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre can explore the indoor and outdoor exhibits of the Canadian Petroleum Interpretive Centre or the interactive displays at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum.
A pond, nature trails, and colonies of friendly squirrels are just a small part of this nature center. John Janzen Nature Centre is a fun place for children, with regular scheduled events and programs to help them understand the nuances of nature and wildlife. Dirt-cake making is a highlight; now there is a skill to learn. The center is next to Fort Edmonton Park. There are about four kilometers (2.5 miles) of nature trails to explore on your own. However, staff is on hand to answer your questions.
Explore Edmonton's beginnings as a fur trading post at Canada's largest living museum. Walk around recreations of life in Edmonton as it was in 1846, 1885, 1905, and during the Depression. Learn how a beaver hat is made, see the way children lived on the homestead, get your picture taken in the historical style, and visit an old-fashioned soda fountain. There are also annual and special events like the children's Easter candy hunt that are sure to delight visitors of all ages.
Located in the Brander Gardens of Southwest Edmonton, Cafe O' Play offers parents with children aged zero to six years old, the opportunity to relax and indulge in a cup of coffee, while their kids enjoy the fun and safe playground. This unique cafe is centered around providing parents a protected play-area for their children, where they can watch over them and still unwind. With a large ball pit, a princess castle, a light-house with slides, a train table and a drawing area, kids are certain to have fun here. There is even a separate diaper changing section and a feeding area available at this cafe.
This multi-faceted entertainment center promises fun sports, games and recreation for the entire family. Spread over an area of 6038.69 square meters (65,000 square feet) near Rideau Park, the Gateway Entertainment Center houses a bowling alley facility, a thrilling laser tag arena, billiards and darts for young adults, an adult comedy club and a gaming arcade. Old-fashioned and offering oodles of enjoyment, the bowling alley and laser tag arena remain the most popular attractions here, with 30 lanes and computerized scoring capabilities. As a thoughtful gesture for younger participants, the alley also has 12 lanes with bumper and lighter balls for a more interactive experience.