The Black Dog Freehouse

The Black Dog Freehouse has provided a unique niche in the area of Old Strathcona and the City of Edmonton since 1992 by providing an atmosphere unseen elsewhere. Since it's inception, the Black Dog has maintained an equilibrium between its cutting edge promotions and its traditional roots. It has always been a haven for all walks of society regardless of stature. It is a place where young and old, suits and shorts can relax and enjoy themselves free from the stigmas attached to most bars.

The Black Dog features the Wooftop Patio, Edmonton's only 2nd level, garden setting, full service patio that overlooks Whyte avenue. The recent addition of an enclosed second level adjacent to the patio provides an alternate Black Dog experience through all seasons.

The Underdog is a lower level room that offers an intimate and relaxed atmosphere - perfect for those that are looking for some place special. This room is available for private functions and features a separate entrance, stereo system, large screen HDTV with dvd and surround sound and, of course, a full service bar. For enquiries regarding reservations of the Underdog, please email:

Open daily
from 2PM to 2AM!

Happy Hour
Monday to Saturday 2 to 7PM!

Main Floor

  • MONDAY: RetroActive Radio with DJ LL Cool Joe
  • TUESDAY: DJ Chris Bruce
  • WEDNESDAY: DJ Late Fee
  • THURSDAY: Throwback Thursdays with DJ Culture
  • FRIDAY: DJ Late Fee
  • SATURDAY: DJ Chris Bruce
  • SUNDAY: DJ Late Fee

The Underdog

  • THURSDAY: Underdog Comedy
  • FRIDAY: DJ Babr
  • SATURDAY: DJ Marack & Hip Hop Open Mic from 7 to 10pm
Edmonton Ska Society takes over The Underdog on long weekend Sundays.
The Underdog on Facebook

The Wooftop Patio & Lounge

  • MONDAY: Metal Mondays
  • TUESDAY: DJ Eddie Lunchpail
  • THURSDAY: Dig It! Thursdays
  • FRIDAY: DJ Remo & guests
  • SATURDAY: Sound It Up! with DJ Sonny Grimezz
Check out our heated outdoor patio!
The Wooftop on Facebook

Weekly Drink Specials

  • MONDAY: $3.25 well highballs and $4.00 pints of Sleeman.
  • TUESDAY: Big Rock pints only $3.75!
  • WEDNESDAY: PBR pints $4.00, Jager shots $3.00
  • THURSDAY: Big Rock pints $4.00!
  • FRIDAY: Sleeman Pints $4.50, highballs $3.75.
  • SATURDAY: Sleeman Pints $4.50, bottles of Sapporo $4.00.
  • SUNDAY: Big Rock pints $3.75.
All pints are 20 ounces!
Highballs & shots are 1 oz.
See our full beer list

Hair Of The Dog Saturdays

Big Rock Presents: Hair of The Dog Live!
No cover live music every Saturday afternoon from 4-6 pm.
20 oz. Big Rock pints only $3.75!

See the full live music schedule Hair Of The Dog
For band booking enquiries please email:

Fillin' You Since '92!

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