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Welcome to the Carrot

Friday May 27th- Come Check out Michelle Laine!





Friday May 20th -Come check out the Cronies at 7:30pm




























Friday April 22nd



Come to open mic this week (April 16th) at the Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse to sign-up for a draw for 2 complimentary tickets to see RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles next Saturday, April 23rd at the Jubilee!  The draw will take place at 9PM - you must be present to win!


The Carrot’s is featuring some awesome classes. The fist one starts up soon so be sure to sign up!


























The carrot will be closed  March 25th, 2016 in recognition of Good Friday. We will be open for regular hours on Saturday March 26th.

The Carrot’s Saturday Open Mic Night has a earlier start time: 6:30 pm beginning  April 2nd, 2016!





The Carrot’s Ultimate Garage Sale Happening May 7th, 2016

Got Junk in your Trunk? Save your donations for our garage sale happening at the Carrot on May 7th. You can drop off items from May 4th-6th!


Join us for Ellen Andreassen’s and Mariam Qureshi’s art opening on March 3rd, at 7:30 pm

In the Spirit of the Skirts a fire festival we are featuring two female artists on our gallery wall for the month of March. Join us on March 3rd, 2016 at 7:30 pm for the opening of the show. Speak with the artist and learn about their work.










Rhythms of the Earth: A Celebration of Black History Month

Celebrate Black history month with the Carrot this February! We will be featuring some amazing art, workshops, and music all throughout the month. There are free workshops featuring African Dancing and an African Mud cloth craft. Plus do not miss the drumming performance happening on Friday February 26th at 7:30 pm! For additional details about these events or to register for a workshop please email carrotassist@gmail.com






Friday December 18th – Jingle Jammin’ Christmas Caroling!

Get into the spirit of Christmas and come join us for some chilli and caroling on the Ave! Friday December 18th at The Carrot (9351 118 Ave). A performance of A Child’s Christmas in Wales will take place when the chilli is served at 6:00pm. Caroling will begin at 7:00pm sharp! Dress for the weather and bring your own flashlight.



Arts on the Ave extends a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our Pub Night Fall Fundraiser on November 26th!  We were overwhelmed by the show of support from our community – it truly was standing room only! Thank you to all of the volunteers who donated their time, to the incredibly gifted artists who donated pieces for the silent art auction, and to the new homes in which those pieces are now displayed.  And a special kudos to Mary Ann Aquino and her team for their delicious culinary creations!   Finally, a huge hug to the Nina Haggerty Centre of the Arts for being such welcoming hosts! We can’t wait to start planning our 2nd Annual Spring Gala!!


Thursday November 26th Salute our year with a final fundraiser

Join us on Thursday November 26th for Arts on the Ave’s Pub Night Fall Fundraiser, taking place at The Stollery Gallery @ The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (9225 118 Ave). Tickets are only $10 and include finger foods and great entertainment. There will be a cash bar, live music and an art auction!











We will also be accepting donations of new mittens and socks for the Bissel Centre.

Tickets are available for purchase in person at The Carrot, and online or by phone at Tix On The Square. Tickets are limited – get yours soon!

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Carrot’s Sidewalk Arts Sale

The Carrot Community Art Coffeehouse will host the Carrot’s Sidewalk Arts Sale on Saturday July 18th in conjunction with the 118th Avenue Pop-Up Market Street Sale “Rising Up” on Alberta Ave between 85th and 90th Streets.

This year there will be space for a limited number of artists to set up on the block in front of and beside the Carrot. The space is on a first-come first served basis. Artists are responsible for bringing their own table, tent and chair and to be set up for 9:00 am.

Venue: The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse (9351-118 Ave)
Dates: Saturday July 18 (9:00AM-4:00PM)
Cost: $10 per table

To apply for a table at the Carrot’s Sidewalk Arts Sale please download the form below and return it to carrotassist@gmail.com or bring it into the Carrot (9351-118 Ave) with payment in cash, credit, debit or cheque by Thursday July 16th, 2015. If absolutely unable to drop in prior to deadline, communicate your intention to attend and we can advise on availability to pay and set up Saturday.

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The Carrot’s Sidewalk Arts Sale

Explore the Avenue July 18th as the Carrot hosts an amazing array of local artists, in an open air market . They will have a lots of cool stuff for sale, there’s sure to be something to pique your curiousity! Early birds get the best view, grab a drink from us and browse!


Hours of Operation 

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am – 4:00pm and 6:00pm – 9:30pm
  • Fridays from 9:00am – 10:00pm
  • Saturdays from 9:00am -10:00pm
  • Sundays and Mondays we are closed.


Rent the Carrot

The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse is an interesting and unique location to hold your next meeting or event. We routinely host board meetings, community groups, language groups, and crafting circles.Email our operations manager at carrot.operations@gmail.com for more information.






There is coming a day when a single carrot freshly observed will set off a revolution.”

~ Paul Cézanne; French post-impressionist painter

Help keep The Carrot Open; Donate Now!

We are a Community Arts Coffeehouse sprouting up from the fertile ground of the Alberta Avenue arts revolution. You can find us at 9351-118 ave in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We’re open most of the time, but you can get detailed hours here. Every Friday and Saturday night we feature live art – be it music, poetry, drama, comedy – whatever. We even offer an open stage Saturday nights. You can view the full lineup here. During the week, you may also find artists busy at their craft while you sip your excellent espresso.What we are really all about is Community and Art. Come in and see for yourself. We guarantee the freshest Carrot around.

In addition to great espresso drinks and teas, we offer snacks, breakfast and lunch items to munch on.

A Carrot Coupon!

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Thanks! See you soon.








Help The Carrot Grow … Volunteer!

Our lovely little coffee house is completely volunteer driven so we are always looking for baristas, hosts for our open mic stage on Saturday nights, cashiers, and those interested in helping with special events. Volunteering at the Carrot is fun… you never know who you will run into! If you are interested in getting involved please contact us at carrotassist@gmail.com