You Can Find These Festive Treats in Edmonton for the Holidays

Looking for the best holiday goodies for the season?
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As we’re in the full swing for the holiday season, Edmonton comes alive with all sorts of events, markets, and of course festive treats! From traditional favourites by iconic bakeries, to modern creations that taste just as good as they look, the city offers a delightful array of sweet and savoury indulgences to satisfy every craving

This is where you can find the most festive treats this season:

Baked Goods at Duchess Bake Shop

10718 124 St, Edmonton

Head to the iconic Duchess Bake Shop for their famous yule logs and festive macarons. While you’re in-store you don’t want to miss their impressive Arendelle themed gingerbread house!

Tip: Pre-orders are available until December 24th – must be made 48 hrs in advance

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–5pm, Sunday: 10am–4pm

Festive drinks and snacks at Sippin’ Santa

at Eat Wilfred’s, 10429 121 St NW, Edmonton

For the very first time in Edmonton, an over-the-top holiday themed tiki cocktail pop-up has taken over this diner. This makes the perfect festive date if you want to really turn up the kitschy decor, and bonus points if you go dressed in themed apparel!

Tip: If you love the Sippin’ Santa drink and dinner-ware, its available for purchase! We love date ideas that double as a gift idea. Sippin’ Santa is also walk-in only!

Hours: Catch these beachy vibes now until Dec 31st. Monday-Friday: 11am — 10pm   Saturday-Sunday: 9am — 11pm

Cocktails and Caviar at Atlas Steak & Fish

#2710, 8882-170 St NW Edmonton

Have an elegant evening out and spoil yourself this season. This modern steakhouse introduces caviar service alongside a lineup of cheery cocktails until December 31st.

Tip: From now until December 31st, receive a $20 bonus with every $100 Atlas gift card purchase. Who says the gift can’t be for yourself? (bonuses can be redeemed between January 2-31 – it’s like an investment?)

Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 4:30 pm- 11:00 pm; Friday-Saturday 4:30pm – 12:00am; Sunday 4:30pm-11:30pm

Seasonal Lattes at Square 1 Coffee

Two locations: 15 Fairway Drive or Glenora

With two locations to serve you all the lattes all month long, Square 1 Coffee has launched their signature warm drinks. Their holiday drink menu features a peppermint mocha, oat nog, and egg nog lattes! Savour the taste of the holidays with every sip.

Tip: All of the delicious baked goods are made in house, be sure to pair one with your latte.

Hours: Vary by location

The Couture Chocolate Advent Calendar at Jacek

406 Kaska Road, Sherwood Park, AB

Who says advent calendars are just for kids? Adults can have just as much fun! Elevate your holiday countdown with a luxurious chocolate advent calendar. Each day brings a new delight, open a window to reveal a unique handcrafted surprise.

Tip: Its okay to open more than one window per day, we promise to keep your secret! Advent calendars are only available at the Sherwood Park location.

Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 5:30pm, Saturday: 10am – 5pm. Closed on Sundays and Stat Holidays. 

The perfect doughnuts for a party

at Doughnut Party, three locations around Edmonton

Its a party and everyone is invited! As if you needed another reason to get doughnuts, Edmonton’s favourite doughnut shop is now packing your orders in these cute festive red boxes!

Tip: A little elf told us that they will be launching their holiday menu soon! Pre-order for pick up is always available on the website to save you some time.

Hours: Vary by location

Nutcracker Afternoon Tea & Festive Dining

at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, 10065 100th Street, Edmonton

From the ever popular tea experience to to-go turkey and prime ribs dinners, this timeless luxury hotel has got you covered for the holidays. Here is an extensive list of what the Hotel Mac has to offer:

  • Turkey and Prime Rib Dinners To-Go (Available until January 8)
  • Festive Sunday Brunch
  • Nutcracker Afternoon Tea
  • Festive Lunch Buffets
  • Yuletide Office Parties
  • Christmas Eve Dinner
  • Christmas Day Dinner
  • Christmas Brunch
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet
  • NYE Dinner
  • New Year’s Day Brunch
  • NYE Dinner & Dance

Tip: Secure your reservation sooner than later! They book up quick

After you’ve indulged in these festive treats, chase these magical holiday lights in Edmonton!

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