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William Hawrelak Park

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Address: 9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
Phone Number: 780 496 4000

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Symphony in the park

Symphony under the sky is a wonderful event featuring the Edmonton symphony. The main problem at the park is parking. Get there very early and be prepared for a traffic jam after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Symphony under the sky is a wonderful event featuring the Edmonton symphony. The main problem at the park is parking. Get there very early and be prepared for a traffic jam after the event. There is park and ride at the U of A Windsor car park . Great event especially during a nice evening.

Thank haileythegolden
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent venue that hosts many events every year. This is a very large park and it is rare that a single event uses everything. I do wish that it had more disperse drink offerings in the heat. Bring your own food and water. When there are large events it is often hard to get near a drink or food.

Thank Julie M
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking to combine your day with leisure, family, bbq food and a day packed full of beautiful pictures that will give a life time of memories this is a must see.

Thank W0rldTraveller3333
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend your life here, tons of grounds to visit. Fields of open games area or consoling space. Top,of the river too.

Thank Barry T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time walking in the dog park. We watched all the different dogs. Take bug spray! The dogs and kids loved it.

Thank Lorraine Z
Ladysmith, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an annual festival, with lots of etniic groups participating. A chance to sample their cuisine, culture, and traditional dance. Weather permitting a whole day can be spent here, with a bouncy castle, swings etc for kids. Lots of portable toilets. I hadn't been for 30 years, so I really noticed the change in the ethnic groups, so very... More 

Thank decogran
Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In wintertime this park hosts skating on the lake in the summer time it hosts Shakes Spear in the park. On any occasion it is worth going to. Take a picnic and the family and plan to stay all day.

Thank Ilovegod1
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a huge park with a water area that attracts Canadian geese and other water fowl. Closte to the river, many areas to walk, day use picnic areas. Washrroms and some food service and ice creams! Paddle boat rentals, and a very active place for all people all seasons. Summer is great for picnics, frisbe, walks, hilkes, cycling, bocce... More 

Thank Loretta L
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing line up of entertainers! Venue is excellent, outdoor amphitheater. Varied music, western, rock and roll, blues. Negrito, Sam Roberts and Aida Victoria in particular. Think Dave Outlaw would rate the same if his band had been allowed into the country.

Thank 70Brian44
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting Canada this spring, I trekked to Hawrelak park. What is wonderful about this location is the hiking paths along the river valley, or you can just roam through the park itself. The park was green, green, green from the rainfall. There was an abundance of Canadian geese and goslings, Mallard ducks and ducklings. We enjoyed a wonderful picnic alongside... More 

Thank Shelley K

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