Spring has sprung and with the sun in the sky, we’re looking ahead to warmer days and brighter colours. From flowers to cherry blossoms, Alberta is about to come to life and one city is going to be picture-perfect.

While Vancouver and Toronto have become pink tree hotspots, it’s worth noting that Edmonton is also an option for those looking to wander under Canada’s cherry blossoms, but where?

Here are just a few places where you’ll be able to see them this spring:

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FAIRMONT MACDONALD

One of the most beautiful buildings in Alberta’s capital, The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is a stunning place to go for a walk this spring. In addition to the architecture and incredible view, it will also be a great place to see the cherry blossoms in the coming months.

Where: 10065 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB

VICTORIA PROMENADE

Overlooking the city, Edmonton’s Victoria Promenade is another beautiful destination. Grab a coffee, toss on a light coat and take a short walk or photogenic bike ride.

Where: 1716 100 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

RIVER VALLEY

A stunning spot year-round, Edmonton’s River Valley is especially good-looking in the springtime. Here visitors can wander pathways, see birds, lounge in parks and take in the cherry blossoms.

Where: 11037 97 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

THE ALBERTA LEGISLATURE GROUNDS

 

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Located in the heart of the city, Edmonton’s legislature buildings are truly a place unlike any other. Interested in checking it out? We’d recommend doing so in the springtime when the blossoms are in bloom and the fountains are on.

Where: 10800 97 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

GEORGE F. HUSTLER MEMORIAL PLAZA

Last, but certainly not least, there’s George F. Hustler Memorial Plaza. Whether you want to have a picnic, read a book or just get some fresh air, this beautiful area is a must-enjoy this spring.

Where: 9425 98 Ave NW, Edmonton

And there you have it –  some of the best places to see cherry blossoms in Edmonton, Alberta! Get excited and please – tag us in your photos! We want to see you all out there this season.