Top Photo Backdrops in YEG

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We have your next Instagram content shoot covered with these gorgeous and unique spots to use as the backdrop! Try one or visit them all, the choice is yours!

Crush Beers Not Dreams Mural

Pete Nguyen’s giant skull on the side of the Commercial Hotel is the perfect backdrop for an edgy photoshoot. Located within Whyte Avenue area which is home to numerous taprooms and breweries.

📍10329 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 1Z9

Image: u/SafeThinker Reddit

Rainbow Road

This colourful alley is very Mario Kart-esk with brightly coloured squares that make the perfect photo backdrop! Grab your bestie/photographer and strike a pose on this joyful art installation.

📍North of Whyte Avenue between 104 Street and 105 Street

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Manchester Square

Are we in Europe?! No, it’s just Manchester Square! Located near 124 Street shopping district this new development area makes for a very European photo backdrop. While you’re there be sure to check out the colourful flower wall for another awesome photo backdrop.

📍 Located on the corner of 120 Street and 107 Avenue

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Manchester Square Flower wall

Whitemud Creek Arch - Pedestrian Underpass

Once a site for coal mining is now a pedestrian bridge loaded with graffiti art. With the arches, intricate architecture and artwork, this makes a super cool backdrop for your next Instagram Shoot.

📍Access: Mullen Rd & Mullen Way (Off Rabit hill rd)

Images: Lincoln Ho | Yegventures (@yegventures) – Twiiter

Crawford Block Mural

Created by world-famous artist Okuda San Miguel, his works can be seen in the streets and galleries of India, Mali, Mozambique, the United States, Japan, Chile, Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Mexico, and more. This bright and colourful mural is made up entirely of geometric shares. 

📍Located on 10319 83 Avenue

Image: @britl | Twitter

Neon Sign Museum

Plugged in and glowing along the side of the Mercer Warehouse building is the most photogenic spot in our Edmonton. A row of vintage refurbished neon signs, light up the street in a beautiful retro fashion. Check it out at night so some super unique shots!

📍Located on 104 Street just north of 104 Avenue

Image: @travelalberta

PichiAvo Mural

Painted by Spanish street artist duo PichiAvo, located on 106 Street and 103 Avenue is truly stunning! The image represents goddess Nike (Victory) leading a chariot horse. The depth and layering of graffiti that makes up this image are definitely one to check out!

📍Located between 106 Street and 105 Street at 103 Avenue

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