The Fort Edmonton Park Enhancement project added new public exhibits and experiences for visitors to enjoy.

Project Update - June 2021

Construction is complete and Fort Edmonton Park will reopen on July 1, 2021 for the summer season, until September 6, 2021. Reopening and admissions will depend on Alberta Health Services COVID-19 restrictions. Visit fortedmontonpark.ca for opening details. Private event bookings are still being accepted for 2021.

Project Overview

Construction began in fall 2018 on the $165 Million Enhancement Project at Fort Edmonton Park.

New features and exhibits include:

  • Underground utilities: necessary replacement and upgrades

  • New streetcar tracks and catenary

  • Indigenous Peoples Experience: new feature exhibit and area development

  • Johnny J. Jones Exposition (1920 Midway Enhancement): new attractions added to the midway

  • Front Entry Guest Admissions Plaza: streamlined and improved access, as well as a cafe and gift shop

  • Freight Shed Extension: improved viewing area for the model railway exhibit

  • Steam Train Maintenance Facility: new building to house the Baldwin steam train