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Our Community: Explore Nearby Parks and Entertainment

Edmonton offers some of the most beautiful parks and hiking trails in all of Canada, for nature lovers it is a great place to live.

If you prefer city life to exploring the outdoors, Edmonton also has some of the best festivals year round!

Regardless of what your passion is, Edmonton has you covered.

Louvre is a modern apartment complex located in Century Park. Combining easy access to city life, and steps from some of Edmonton’s best hiking trails and locales, it is a cultural hub, and one of the most sought after places to live in the city! 

We have put together a guide to some of the best parks and festivals to check out that are easily accessible from your Louvre apartment so you can see what all the hype is about.

Parks To Explore

There are tons of parks to explore in the area, but we have curated a list of some of the best options, from mild to wild!

Terwillegar Park

Located on the North Saskatchewan River, Terwillegar Park has beautiful hiking trails for relaxed strolls with your family, as well as a 262 meter footbridge that connects to Oleskiw River Valley Park.

This is a great place to soak in all nature has to offer year round!

Big Bear Park

Boasting some of the most beautiful trails in the Edmonton area, and a new off leash dog park, Big Bear Park is perfect for you to enjoy a day outdoors with your furry friend! While you’re there, make sure to check out Blackmud Creek, one of the nicest views in the park!

Twin Brooks District & Nature Park

Twin Brooks District & Nature Park is popular for its grassy, tear drop shaped hills similar to the look of Drumlins left behind by glaciers. This Edmonton Park offers guided hikes in the spring and fall, but it is no walk in the park! If you go by yourself, make sure to bring your map of the trails!

Mactaggart Sanctuary Path

Mactaggart Sanctuary Path is a hiking trail located in Southwest Edmonton. This trail is for real adventure seekers, not for a casual stroll! Although the path is less than 3 kilometers long and the trails aren’t steep, portions of the trail can be quite muddy and rocky so make sure you are prepared.

Century Bark

Just looking for a quick walk with your pooch? Enjoy the 2.5 acre gated dog park steps from your front door – built for our wonderful Century Park community!

Edmonton Festivals You Won’t Want To Miss

Not everybody enjoys spending all their time outdoors, which is why we have put together a guide to the best festivals in the city of Edmonton as well! Eat good food, have a laugh or catch a movie! No matter what your interests are, we have you covered.

Edmonton Fringe Festival

Since 1982, the Edmonton Fringe Festival has been a cultural staple in the summer festival scene. Offering diverse plays written by local Edmonton artists that reflect the cultural importance of our shared history. Come to the heart of Strathcona to see all that the Edmonton arts scene has to offer!

Fun Fact: If you’re feeling peckish, stop by the Grounds Cafe hosted by the Edmonton Fringe Festival to purchase a glass of wine, a sandwich or a coffee before your show!

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival has been hosted in the heart of Edmonton for more than 40 years. What began as a festival of 1 staff and 300 volunteers, has evolved into a huge festival with over 20 staff and a volunteer team of over 2700.

Offering top quality folk music performances expertly curated by the creative team behind the festival, you are in for a musical treat!

Stop by the Edmonton Folk Music Festival this august to experience all the folk music scene has to offer.

Taste Of Edmonton

Since 1984, Taste Of Edmonton has been one of the biggest festivals in Edmonton! Come down to Churchill Square each summer to experience all the culinary delights Edmonton has to offer. 

Fun Fact: Taste Of Edmonton has become the largest food festival and concert series in Canada!


In the film community, NorthwestFest has been one of the largest documentary film festivals since 1983! 

Catch a new movie that could change your mind about important topics, and stick around for discussions with the film’s director afterwards to get the full experience!

Edmonton Comedy Festival

Edmonton Comedy Festival celebrated its 11th year in October 2021, and it’s now more popular than ever! Enjoy a cozy fall night in with tons of laughs at the Edmonton Comedy Festival, but make sure to keep your eyes peeled and get your tickets early, they sell out fast.

Louvre – Century Parks Best Kept Secret

Louvre is a beautiful apartment complex to rent in Edmonton, we have everything you could need for easy access to whatever makes you passionate. We even have an LRT station steps from our front doors! Take full advantage of all that Edmonton has to offer.

Louvre is quickly becoming a must-live place in Edmonton, so don’t wait and contact us now to live the life you have always wanted!

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