On a hunt to “catch ’em all” in Edmonton? The Pokemon Go craze is sweeping the world, as busy streets fill with Pokemon and popular spots are transformed into Pokestops or gyms. Visit one of these popular Edmonton attractions and improve your game by collecting items or battling for experience.
Pick up the best new reads from Edmonton authors and some Pokeballs at this local bookshop and Pokestop.
10702 Jasper Ave.
Most of the public art in this beautiful park — including the Vaulted Willow structure — have become Pokestops. The park also features two gyms!
7507 Borden Park Rd.
The Inukshuk statue outside this friendly pub is a Pokestop. (And if you ask kindly on Twitter, the restaurant may just drop a lure for you!)
9538 Ellerslie Rd.
Check out one of the great festivals in the area (Street Performers Fest runs until July 17), battle at the gym at City Hall, and also collect items at the surrounding Pokestops.
102 Ave. & 100 St.
Italian Centre Shop
Stock up on some of the finest foods and also Pokeballs, potions, and more at this Pokestop!
The Legislature Grounds
No longer just a spot for politicians to battle over bills, Pokemon trainers are swarming the area to battle at the gym and collect items at the nearby Pokestops.
Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre
Visit this Pokestop to collect some items, see a great film, and then — once the Pokestop’s reset — collect more items!
University of Alberta
Enjoy the trees and blooming gardens on the gorgeous campus and check out one of its many Pokestops and gyms.
Warp Comics #1
Not only can you buy the coolest comics and collectibles here, but you can hang around and battle other trainers at this gym.
9917 Whyte (82) Ave.
West Edmonton Mall
As a large tourist destination, this expansive mall naturally features 22 Pokestops and 3 gyms!
Always bustling with tourists, you can pick up some of the latest fashions at one of the many hip shops on the street and an egg or potion at some of the spots that double as Pokestops.