Edmonton’s City Hall will be celebrating it’s 20th birthday tomorrow, and you’re invited to join in on the celebration!
Visit this local landmark on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 between 9 am and 7 pm to enjoy a birthday cupcake and light refreshments. Throughout the day, guided tours of the building will be offered and during the tour you will learn more about Edmonton’s history, the operations of the municipal government, and the art and architecture that abounds in the facilities.
Tours depart at 10 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm at the Citizen and New Arrival Information Centre in the main foyer and are 1.5 hours in length. The 2 pm tour will be lead by City Hall architect and former Alderman Gene Dub who will discuss the inspiration behind the building’s design and how he was able to incorporate elements of the former City Hall in the new building.
If you’re just looking for a space to relax and enjoy the weather, the City Hall and Churchill Square grounds always offer a scenic, outdoor space to to explore. Whether you want to sit outside and relax, wander around one of the lush gardens, or take in some artwork and architecture, this space can be celebrated all year-round. Free wifi is offered throughout the venue, too.