You faced the crowds (and tourists) at West Edmonton Mall.
Make shopping for Christmas gifts an enjoyable event by visiting Edmonton's quirky and quaint districts such as 124th and High Street, 104th Street Promenade, and Whyte Avenue.
Filled with unique boutiques, local shops and restaurants, not to mention some charming architecture, these areas (and many more around the city) will bring you as much joy as the people you're shopping for!
A few City and Dale picks for holiday gifts:
We know this list is only a small sample of the unique shops and areas in Edmonton, we encourage you to add your picks in the comments section!