Tri Region Summertime

Summer 2017: As Seen By Tri-Region Instagram Photos

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

During the last month of summer we wanted to take a peek and see what your summer adventures looked like in the Tri-Region. So, we put our Instagram exploring caps on and tracked down our top 15 favourite photos of the Tri-Region, taken by you! 1. Sailing Sunsets at Seba Beach Two great sunsets in a row! Found a natural …

Kiwi Nurseries

Kiwi Nurseries Tour

Tri Region Tourism Events

The Tri-Region has so many engaging experiences that it can be hard to decide on your next adventure.  Sometimes keeping up to date with calendar events, like Alberta Open Farm Days, makes the decision-making process easier. Alberta Open Farm Days is an event held on the third week of August that concentrates on farming and ranching. It encourages urban and rural neighbours …

3 ways to celebrate Alberta Open Farm Days in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Events

For five years, Open Farm Days has served as an invitation for Albertans to discover more about the world around the farms that dot the provincial landscape and experience the ecosystem that sustains it all. Farmers, chefs and producers alike open up their doors like the Wizard and the curtain behind Oz; imagine the biggest backstage pass/open house and that’s …

Tri-Region Dog Parks

Four-legged fun in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

Some days call for an adventure and quality time with the ones we love. May that be your family, children, friends, or a combination of all three, it’s important to set aside time for those who mean the most to us. For many people, this includes spending some much-deserved quality time with a special friend, family member and child all …

University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Edmonton: Get to Know Your Next-Door Nature

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

Calling all nature lovers! Do you dream of open meadows, and green pine forests? Does your ideal day consist of seeing wild animals and flying birds? Breathe in a breath of fresh air, in one of the natural treasures that rest within the Tri-Region. Explore the wonders of the wilderness that flourish just minutes outside of Edmonton. Take a peek …

Ninth Green Grouse Nest Family Golf

Seven days of family golf

Tri Region Tourism Golf Course

The Tri-Region is home to 15 golf courses. Although we’d love for you to try them all, we thought we’d help by creating this week-long golf tour. Whether you’re enjoying a fun-filled family golf day or enjoying a round with your buddies, here are seven comfortable and budget-friendly golf experiences for you to take a swing at. Monday – An …

Tri-Region Camping Activities

Camping Experiences in Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism RV Parks & Campgrounds

You did it! You picked the perfect family camping spot. The facility is spectacular and you’re relaxed in the great outdoors – all that remains is to find the perfect family activities to keep you smiling all trip long. We know it isn’t always easy to find activities the whole family will love. We understand, and we’re here to help. …

Music to Our Ears: Where to Enjoy Music in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences

Summer isn’t quite the same without music. From annual festivals to free outdoor concerts to unique venues – there’s so many exhilarating ways to enjoy music just west of Edmonton. Here’s your guide to music in the Tri-Region… Summer Sessions Do you love listening to free music? We thought so. Enjoy a unique free concert every Wednesday night from June …

Community Street Market Stony Plain

Markets in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Farmers Markets

Summer is just around the corner, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out on one of Alberta’s greatest traditions – summer markets. Take a trip just west of Edmonton to the Tri-Region and find an eclectic mix of farmers’ markets, community street markets, marketplaces, public markets and artisan fairs. Carvel Station Farmers’ Market Returning for its third …

Tri-Region Camping

Plan the Perfect Weekend Family Getaway, the Tri-Region Way

Tri Region Tourism RV Parks & Campgrounds

There’s nothing more heartwarming than strolling down memory lane and looking back on the summer memories you created with your family. Funny stories, family photos, and fantastic adventures are bonding moments everyone wants to create, without breaking the bank or begging your boss for time off work. Leave the hassle at the door and enjoy the carefree family getaway you …

Spruce Grove Public Market

Looking Forward to Summer 2017 in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

Expect great things this summer and expect great fun in the Tri-Region. With the summer comes a bevy of fantastic programming and events and you’ll be a fool if you don’t get out of your house and try and experience it all while you’ve got the chance. Here’s a sample of the highlights to look forward to this year. Camping …

Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove

Your Guide to Tri-Region Art & Culture

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences

It’s no surprise the Tri-Region is a mecca of culture and arts – paying tribute to its history and the people who live and work here. Unique experiences can be found in art galleries and theatres and we’ve got an abundance of those. If you’re looking to put your ‘patron of the arts’ hat on, we’ve got you covered. Here’s …

#ExploreParkland

Our 20 favourite #ExploreParkland Instagram photos of 2016

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

Another year has come and gone! Throughout 2016, Instagrammers have been snapping some incredible #ExploreParkland shots. We had fun browsing through them all – here are 20 of our favourites…. 1. Northern Lights watching The train is more elusive then the northern lights.. . . #worldaurora . #nikon #nikonnofilter #tokina #onewithnatureco #exploremore #explorealberta #nature_obsession_landscapes #wanderlustalberta #explorecanada #canada #northernlights #frozen #vscocam …

Winter in Stony Plain

Get to Know the Tri-Region this Winter, Inside and Out

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

Not a winter person? Feeling the winter blahs? Had enough of the cold? Beat the elements at their own game! There’s nothing saying we can’t enjoy what we have and what better way than to take your family out for some winter fun in the Tri-Region? Outdoor or indoor – here’s some of our best options at keeping the kids …

Spruce Park Ranch Country Store

6 unique boutiques to holiday shop in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

Gift shopping season is in full swing and you’re likely on the hunt to find meaningful gifts for everyone on your list. For some of us, the experience of shopping is one of the best parts – particularly if it means checking out cool boutiques with unique and local items. Here are six shops in the Tri-Region where you’ll find …

Winter Activities in the Tri-Region

An Ice Day in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

While others are fretting about the cold weather – we Tri-Regioners are getting excited about all the fun winter brings. From skating to curling to ice fishing – there’s endless possibilities to enjoy the outdoors during wintertime in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County. Here’s your guide to enjoying four different ice-related activities in the area. Hockey & Skating …

Tri-Region Spas

Your Tri-Region Guide to Spa Days

Tri Region Tourism Itinerary

Everyone deserves to treat themselves once in awhile, and there’s nothing quite like a daytrip to the spa. Here’s a few Tri-Region relaxation spots to check out, as well as some nice little coffee shops to head to before or after your well deserved treatment. Time Out Beauty Retreat This salon is a great place to go for a daycation …

Edmonton Corn Maze | Tri-Region Tourism

Your Guide to Awesome Dates in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Itinerary

A date, if done well, can be a great and fun thing. But if you’ve been struggling to come up with viable options that don’t include Netflix, it might be time to look elsewhere for inspiration – namely outside of Edmonton. So let’s get creative. Here are a few fresh ideas for a day of fun with your (potential) significant …

Kiwi Nurseries | Open Farm Days

4 ways to celebrate Alberta Open Farm Days in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Events

For four years, Open Farm Days has served as an invitation for Albertans to discover more about the world around the farms that dot the provincial landscape and experience the ecosystem that sustains it all. Farmers, chefs and producers alike open up their doors like the Wizard and the curtain behind Oz; imagine the biggest backstage pass/open house and that’s …

Blueberry Bluegrass Festival | Tri-Region Alberta Events

Your 2016 Tri-Region Festival Guide

Tri Region Tourism Events

There’s nothing more signaturely Albertan than spending an unforgettable night or weekend at a festival, whether it be in the heat of the blazing sun or in the sub-zero winter season. Our love of the all-consuming festival experience has grown stronger over the past few years as the yearly favourites continue to get better and new festivals pop-up around the …

Canada Day Tri-Region

Celebrate Canada Day West of Edmonton

Tri Region Tourism Events

Happy birthday Canada!  Our great nation is celebrating its 149th birthday and there are many action-packed events and activities happening in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and throughout Parkland County. Get ready to show your Canadian pride and have some summer fun at one of these family friendly events. Spruce Grove Canada Day Celebrations Join in the celebrations at Jubilee Park …

Tri-Region Patios

It’s Patio Time!

Tri Region Tourism Dining

One of our favourite things about summer is sitting on an outdoor patio enjoying the warm weather, a cool drink, delicious food and good conversation with family and friends. Whether you’re relaxing after a long day at work or looking for a patio to enjoy a long lunch and lazy afternoon while on holidays, we’ve put together a hit-list for …

Update Your Spring Wardrobe in Spruce Grove

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

Here’s a familiar scenario: You wake up in the morning and jump in the shower, brush your teeth, and give yourself a quick little look in the mirror, (you know the one I’m talking about). Then you head over to the closet and take a look through your wardrobe and try to decide what to wear. If you’re anything like …

Arts and Culture Tri Region

Tri-Region: Bursting at the Seams with Art & Culture

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences

The Tri-Region is bursting at the seams with art and culture! If you’re interested in taking art classes, showing your work or want to enjoy the amazing talent of local artists, the Tri-Region has a little something for everyone’s interests and taste. Spend a leisurely afternoon strolling the streets of the historic downtown of Stony Plain or learn something new with an …

Perks Coffee

Make February 29 an Extra Family Day

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

It only comes around once every 4 years so we might as well take advantage of it. This year is a leap year which means we get an extra day at the end of February – that’s right February has 29 days this year. It’s always nice to get to spend extra time with your family and friends, so let’s …

Chickakoo WInter Warm Up

Warm Up this Winter at Chickakoo

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

Give your Netflix subscription a bit of a break this weekend and get the blood flowing at the Chickakoo Recreation Area Winter Warm Up in Parkland County. The park is proud to be hosting their first Winter Warm Up with tons of events to reinvigorate your love for the outdoors. Running for 10am – 2pm this Saturday, February 6th be prepared to …

Ice Fishing

The Tri-Region: Edmonton’s Ice Fishing Hotspot

Tri Region Tourism Fishing

Ice fishing is all about good times while angling in the winter months, but where are the best spots to ice fish near Edmonton? Bundle up, grab your ice fishing gear, as well as your auger and let’s explore the best places around Edmonton to ice fish… The Best Places Near Edmonton to Ice Fish Ice Fishing at Wabamun Lake …

13 of the Best Photos from #ExploreParkland this Winter

Tri Region Tourism Parks, Seasonal Ideas, Uncategorized

1. A beautiful shot of one of the first snow falls   This is our life now. #goodbyefall #hellowinter #winteriscoming #snow #exploreparkland #beautifulwinter #winterinalberta A photo posted by @hel_kell on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:03am PST 2. Snowshoeing is one great way to get around in the winter   “Starting off 2015 right – snowshoe adventures with a great friend.” …

Carvel General Store Christmas Gift Guide

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

Whether you’re looking for locally hand-made goods in Edmonton or surrounding areas or would just like to come across something a little different thing holiday season, the Carvel General Store has a little something for everyone. Visit them here for more great gift ideas. Here’s this years Carvel General Store’s Christmas Gift Guide: Locally handcrafted crib boards in specialty woods …