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West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall is one of the most popular attractions in Edmonton, Alberta.

People come to Edmonton just to visit the mall - and if you want to "do it all" - you'll have a full vacation just hanging out at the mall.

Stores, hotel, water park, mini golf, amusement park and more...there's plenty of fun things to do at the mall...not to mention shopping!

Let me take you on a tour and show you what you can find at the "West Ed."

Whether you live in the area or are coming to Edmonton for a visit - a visit to this big mall requires a little knowledge - or you're going to get lost!

As soon as you walk in the mall - you'll find a mall map. Grab it! It will help you make your way through the maze of stores - especially if you have places on your "to do" or "to see" list - this will keep you from wandering aimlessly.

But for now - let's just talk a little about what the mall has to offer. People from the area affectionately call the mall the "West Ed." So if you here that term being thrown around - now you know what it means!

west Edmonton mall

Do you want a mini tour of the mall? You can view some West Edmonton Mall Pictures.

If you're visiting our exciting city, check out the West Edmonton Mall Hotels.

Stores in the West Ed Mall

With over 800 stores and services available at huge mall - I won't name all of them - but if you're really interested in finding out what stores this mall has to offer - you can check out the official WEM list of stores.

"Major" stores found here include:

  • Bay
  • Sears
  • Zellers
  • Chapters
  • London Drugs
  • Sport Chek
  • Mark's Work Wearhouse
  • HMV
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Winners

West Ed Attractions

If you want to find out more about these attractions, you can learn more about each of them on our West Edmonton Attractions information page.

Themed Areas

  • Bourbon Street
  • Europa Boulevard
  • China Town

West Edmonton Mall Information

The West Ed will keep you occupied for a long time - not just because of the many things that it has to offer - but also because of it's sheer size.

This mall was opened on September 15, 1981. It has undergone four phases of construction. It held the title of being the world's largest mall for 23 years. It lost this distinction in 2004.

It is now the largest mall in North America and the 5th largest mall in the world.

So just how big is it? Well, it covers over 6 million square feet. The parking lot can hold over 20,000 vehicles.

So if you're up for a little bit of indoor adventure - come check out this world famous mall.

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