City Hall Plaza and Pool are closed to the public from August 21-23 while the exterior of the building is being cleaned.
There are plenty of things to see and do in City Hall. Whether it is taking a tour of the building, participating in an event, or attending a City Council meeting, City Hall has a variety of activities for people of all ages.
There is always something happening at City Hall in every season. Edmontonians come here to enjoy events, festivals and activities year round, including:
- Valentine's Day Disco Skate (February 14)
- Family Day Fun (February 20)
- Canada Day (July 1)
- Remembrance Day Service (November 11)
- Holiday Magic (December 5-9)
- Celebration of our Faiths Display (ongoing)
- New Year's Eve Downtown (December 31)
For more events view the events calendar.
Located across from City Hall, Churchill Square is the main downtown square in Edmonton, which plays host to a large majority of family-friendly festivals and events.
City Fountain & Pool
In the heat of the summer, cool off in the free City Hall pool and relax in the many seating areas by the fountain.
In the winter, strap on some skates and a helmet and take a twirl around the City Hall ice rink. The skate change room, located at the south east corner of City Hall.
Skate Change Room Hours:
- Monday to Friday, 10am-10pm
- Saturdays, 10am-5pm
- Sundays & holidays, 11am-5pm
City Hall is a hotspot for WiFi access. Visitors can enjoy the convenience of reliable and fast internet for free!
City Hall School
During the school year, hundreds of students come to City Hall for a week to learn about municipal government. Visit City Hall School for more information.
City Hall Tours
Explore City Hall using the self-guided tour brochure or book a tour with one of the City Hall tour guides. Visit City Hall Tours for more information.
School tours of City Hall are also available.
Visit City Hall School Tours for more information.
City Council and Committee Meetings
Regular City Council and Committee meetings are held in Council Chambers and the River Valley Room in City Hall. For more information view the Council and Committee Meeting schedule.
Enjoy breakfast or lunch at Kids in the Hall Bistro located in the south-west corner of City Hall.