Go go gadgets: Top places to get your geek on in Edmonton

Life can get mundane, so spice it up with some fun toys and gadgets that will make your everyday chores more exciting and interesting. Pick up something new at one of these Edmonton gadget stores, which carry everything from kitchen gadgets to electronics.


135-10180 101 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S4

This Italian café and kitchenwares store, located in Manulife Place, is stuffed to the brim with high-end products for home chefs. They also carry an impressive range of Le Creuset. While their cookware and dinnerware sections are great, it’s their kitchen accessories that always catch my eye, with whimsical products for brands such as Alessi.

The Pan Tree

550-220 Lakeland Dr, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 0N6

This is cookware heaven for kitchen nerds. They sell the most gorgeous stainless steel pots and pans from a variety of high-end brands. There are also some pretty sweet electric gadgets, such as electric blender sticks, milk frothers, coffee bean grinders and juice fountains. Housewares are also available, including every kind of grater and peeler you can possibly imagine. For knife nerds, they have a wide selection of Miyabi knives.

The Source

214-1 Edmonton City Ctr NW, Edmonton, AB

This store is about more than just computers; they stock everything from desktop robots that you can control with your smartphone to miniature rockets. Don’t overlook their great hobby section, which has gear for everyone from budding gold prospectors to astronomers. Plus, fitness geeks will find a wide array of wearable technology here, including Bluetooth fitness bands, activity trackers and heart monitors.

Visions Electronics

13723 42 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5Y 2W7

Gadget geeks will go gaga for their wide selection of electronics and accessories, which range from home, car and portable audio systems to cameras, computers and tablets. They also carry every kind of headphones an audiophile could want, plus professional DJ gear.

Memory Express Computer Products Inc

13629 St Albert Trail NW, Edmonton, AB T5L 5E7

This store has two locations to serve you in Edmonton. Besides computer parts, video games and consoles and home theatre components, Memory Express also sells a variety of toys and gadgets that are sure to delight your inner geek.

Gifts and Gadgets

111 First Ave, Spruce Grove, AB T7X 2H4

Located in Spruce Grove, they specialize in kitchen gadgets. Come and purchase a unique, cool, one-of-a-kind gift for your favourite budding chef – or round out your own kitchen collection.


137th Avenue & 66th Street, Edmonton, AB T5C 3C8

This is an Edmonton cookware store that also carries a variety of cooking tools and gadgets. Their unique selection of brushes, grinders, processors and more will have your family excited to pitch in when it’s time to make dinner.

Active Electronics Edmonton

6029 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2H3

Active Tech is a western Canada mainstay when it comes to electronic gadgets and tools. They carry 3D printers, audio and video accessories, hobby kits and more. Their Edmonton location is full of fun gadgets, so stop by and start playing!

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