12 Local Places to Eat In the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Dining

The food scene in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County features a mix of local restaurants, unique coffee shops, bakeries and chains you recognize and love. Here’s our guide to some of food destinations you should check out in the Tri-Region. Twenty Eight Urban Kitchen What do chorizo shakshuka, the 28 Jawbreaker burger, and banana bread french toast all …

Edmonton Corn Maze

Fall Edition: Your Guide To Tri-Region Outdoor Adventure

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

Everyone loves making fun of pumpkin spice lattes, but they’re… really good. A seasonal goodness, not something you’d want to drink any other time of the year but fall, or perhaps on a particularly crisp evening. The adult version of powdered apple cider drinks. They make you want to go to a corn maze or watch scarlet leaves fall from …

Good Morning Honey - Made in Tri-Region

Made In The Tri-Region: Local Shopping Guide

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

The Tri-Region has a vast array of local makers, bakers, apiarists, chefs, potters, carpenters and other creators. From world-recognized pet food and honey producers that you might not have known are based in the Tri-Region, to up-and-coming local finds – we’ve assembled a list of amazing local businesses and products for you to try. Kick Ass Caramels Starting off is …

Say It Like A Local: Tri-Region Places & Words

Tri Region Tourism Local Knowledge

Have you ever wondered why moose doesn’t pluralise to meese like goose does to geese? That’s because they have different roots! Moose is actually an Abnaki word, while goose comes directly from ‘ghans-‘, a Proto-Indo-European word that was likely imitative… meaning people squawked like a goose and that’s what they called it. There are some unique place and family names …

Pembina River Tubing - Outdoor Adventure Tri-Region

Outdoor Adventurer Edition: Your Daytrip Guide To The Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, RV Parks & Campgrounds

Pack your lunches, because we’re heading west! The Tri-Region is a hidden gem of activities for anyone and everyone who enjoys the summer outdoors. You’ve passed through it before, but have you ever stopped in Spruce Grove to enjoy the amazing trails system, checked out the awesome park amenities in Stony Plain, or been to the University of Alberta’s Botanic …

Happy Acres U-Pick

Foodie Edition: Your Weekend Guide To The Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

The culinary scene in the Tri-Region is a unique blend of so many different things. Local ingredients meet international flavours. Big city cooking techniques and innovations meet small town hospitality, friendliness and community. Around here, you’ll simultaneously find establishments that have been around for many decades as well as new and exciting places to try. The Tri-Region is home to …

Fat biking in the Tri-Region

3 Ways to Experience Outdoor Adventure this Winter in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

Winter sets in and it can be easy to settle into a cozy hibernation state. While the warmth of the indoors sure is inviting, don’t let that stop you from having some outdoor fun too. Wintertime outdoor recreation can be relaxing, reinvigorating and recharging. Here’s 3 ways you can experience outdoor fun this winter in the Tri-Region: Relax & Exercise: …

Tri-Region Holiday Shopping Guide

Your Tri-Region Holiday Shopping Guide

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

As the snow falls, the nights grow longer, and the days get a little chillier – we approach the holiday season. You’re probably starting your search for spots to find gifts and treasures for everyone on your list. And while you’ve been making your lists and checking them twice, we’ve made a list of our own. Here’s our list of …

Tri-Region fishing

2018 So Far: As Seen By Tri-Region Instagram Photos

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

All year, Instagrammers have been taking stunning shots of the Tri-Region. We wanted to check out how your adventures in the Tri-Region have been so without fail, here is a collection of some of the coolest shots we’ve seen so far in 2018 – courtesy of you! 1. An Exciting Day At The Races   View this post on Instagram …

Broadway and Grand - Spruce Grove

11 Dishes You Should Taste On Your Next Visit To The Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Dining

Food is everything. Capable of turning a night out from meh to extraordinary, there’s nothing a great dish can’t do and thankfully, the Tri-Region is home to plenty of sizzling hot spots for your taste buds. From local favourites to new loves, here are some dishes we recommend you try in the Tri-Region. 1. Handmade Blueberry Perogies from The Loft …

Autumn in the Tri-Region

Your Tri-Region Guide to Fall Hiking

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

Fall fans rejoice; the colours have begun their change! Watching the Alberta weather cool while the leaves fall is serene; it’s one of the best things about the changing of seasons. If you’re looking to experience more of that over the coming months, we suggest taking to the trails! The Tri-Region is home to some great trail systems and parks …

Your Tri-Region Guide To The Edmonton Corn Maze’s Garden Valley Farmers’ Market

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Farmers Markets, Itinerary

Every year brings new changes to the Edmonton Corn Maze. Over the last eighteen years, this confusing construction of corn has grown into a beloved local institution where people eagerly await each jaw-dropping design, excited at the thought of getting lost within its stalks. In past years, the maze has been transformed to pay homage to video games, sports heroes, …

Stony Plain Golf Course

Getting to Know the Stony Plain Golf Course

Tri Region Tourism Golf Course

One of the feature holes at Stony Plain Golf Course is the fourteenth. The par 3 is parallel to the railway tracks and requires golfers to hit over water. As an added challenge, imagine trying to nail a shot while a train come roaring by. According to Robb James, head golf professional at the Stony Plain Golf Course, the challenge …

Camping in the Tri-Region

Your Tri-Region Weekend Camping Guide

Tri Region Tourism RV Parks & Campgrounds

Living in Alberta, you likely make the most of your precious summer weekends. With that said, you don’t want to spend too much time finding and then driving to the perfect camping spot. Just west of Edmonton, the Tri-Region has a plethora of camping locations so you can maximize your relaxation time. With most of these spots being less than …

Muir Lake

Your 2018 Tri-Region Fishing Guide

Tri Region Tourism Fishing

We’ll let you in on a secret – you can find non-stop adventure in the lakes and rivers in the Tri-Region. There are many bodies of water coursing throughout the area and it’s time you explore them all this summer. With the help of a few fishing guides, we’ll give you the scoop on places for a lazy day out …

Ninth Green Grouse Nest Family Golf

Golf in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Golf Course

A good walk: Golf in the countryside Golf is a great excuse to take a nice walk. Our country roads are lined with great stops and it just so happens these stops have immaculately manicured grounds and swans, a place to stop for burgers and chocolate mousse on your way back to the car and carts with GPS. In case …

Stony Plain BMX

Your Tri-Region Guide to Summer Adventure

Tri Region Tourism Seasonal Ideas

As the sun continues to shine, you might be feeling the urge to plan out your summer adventures. We’re here to help – we’ve put together a list of summertime adventures just west of Edmonton in the Tri-Region. From fishing to public art to food, there’s an adventure waiting for all interests and moods. Here’s hoping your summer is full …

The Tri-Region Guide to the U of A Botanic Garden

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

Picture this: your little guy stands very, very still with a proud smile and a big blue butterfly perched on his finger. Good thing you remembered your camera because this priceless moment is just one of many you’ll enjoy at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. For family together time (with lots of space to run), a special occasion or …

University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Mother’s Day in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

Be her chauffeur for a change Your Mom is fabulous. When you were a kid, she always made your favourite peanut butter cookies (even though she likes oatmeal raisin), did all your laundry until you were 16, and still knows just what to say to make you feel better. You owe her big. This year, thank her for everything she …

#ExploreParkland Passport: The Best Way to a Successful Staycation

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

Trying to avoid the stress of travel but still want to do something fun this summer? Take advantage of the #ExploreParkland Passport and have a blast on your ‘staycation’! The Travel Local Passport is your guide to creating your own adventure while checking out some of the amazing local businesses within Parkland County. There is something for everyone with over …

Wabamun Lake - Tri-Region

3 Ways to Take a Summer Trip in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas

The sun is shining and your itching to get out and enjoy the summertime weather, which means your in deep summer planning mode. Well nature-nut, here are three excellent summer daytrips in the Tri-Region that will get you up close and personal with Mother Nature herself. Take a leisurely hike through some beautiful wildflowers, spend some time in the water …

Tri-Region - Market Guide

Your 2018 Tri-Region Market Guide

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

As the weather begins to get warmer, your mind might be dreaming of glorious sunshine-filled days – and that means it’s time to start your summertime planning! Summer is for the outdoors and there’s nothing more Albertan than spending your weekend mornings checking out the latest wares at a farmers’ market. Here’s an overview of some of the farmers’ markets …

Museum Week

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Dining, Farmers Markets

  As we head into Museum Week April 23-29, 2018 we made you a list of museums with charm you need to visit in the Tri-Region area.  Our five local museums will take you back to the past with historic sites, artifacts, archives, and hands on experiences.  Several of our museums have food, markets and exciting year round events.  Find …

Tri-Region Festivals

Your 2018 Tri-Region Festival Guide

Tri Region Tourism Events

We’re fast approaching festival season and you know what that means: an exciting summer is almost upon us in the Tri-Region. Are you ready for great food, awesome times and most importantly, fantastic weather? Without further ado, here’s our guide to 2018 summer festivals just west of Edmonton, in the Tri-Region! Life & Leisure Family Expo (May 12, 2018) A …

Stony Plain Fire Works

3 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve 2017 in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Events

The countdown is on! If you’re still looking for ways to ring in the new year – we’ve got you covered. Here’s the lowdown on all the happening New Years’ Eve parties and events you should know about. Spruce Grove The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour rolls into town December 30th – 31st. It’s a two-day hockey extravaganza of a weekend …

Dara's - Tri-Region Tourism

11 Shopping Spots in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Shopping

The Tri-Region is dotted with plenty of shopping spots filled with eclectic items you won’t find online or in big chains, making any shopping wish-list less of a dream and more of a reality. Here’s a list of just some of the shops and boutiques in the Tri-Region waiting to help you out for your post-Christmas shopping needs. The Barn …

Outdoor rinks in the Tri-Region

Where to Play and Watch Hockey in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Outdoor Adventures

Winter is great for two reasons: snow and hockey. When else can we appreciate impromptu rounds of shinny on frozen ponds? Hockey means skating, camaraderie and the promise of hot chocolate waiting after a lengthy skate. It means having something to do in the long, dark chilly nights. When it comes to figuring out just what to do and where …

Stony Plain Outdoor Piano

Ways to take in Public Art around the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences

If you want to know just how vibrant and engaged a community is, oftentimes the first place to watch tends to be their art scene. The Tri-Region’s love for public art is vibrant and thriving. Here’s a look at some fantastic examples of places in the Tri-Region where you can check out some great public art. Allied Arts Council of …