Stony Plain Tourism

Let the destination be your guide in Stony Plain, where culture on our sleeve means entertainment, events, a colourful splash of heritage, and a downtown stroll home to 39 murals, unique shops, and weekly Farmer’s Markets. Visit the Multicultural Heritage Centre or Stony Plain & Parkland Pioneer Museum for a trip back in time to experience the true meaning of home-made and hand-crafted.

A smile is easier to come by in Stony Plain, where human hands – be it in a hand-shake, a creative inspiration you take home or in a song you can’t get out of your head – craft experiences from traditions that feel good, connected and real. So get out of the car, take a stroll and remind yourself what the meaning of life really is.

In Stony Plain you’ll find a ‘small’ town that offers ‘big’ choices for your day trip. Stony Plain is host to many unique events – Cultural Campfires starting in May, Street Market, Farmers’ Days and Rodeo and 8 weeks of Summer Sessions starting in June, the Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Festival and the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in August, Alberta Culture Days in September, Mini-Monster Bash in October, Christmas Light Up in November, and Family Fest in December.   In October 2019 Stony Plain will be opening a time capsule!

Magnificent outdoor paintings and sculptures and art installations in businesses and our local gallery are created by Canadian artists, depict the rich history of our community.  Stony Plain, brings its history to life on their streets and is home to 39 works of art that comprise the Mural Tour .  Stony Plain’s legacy lives on through art. Our museums and historic sites provide a unique glimpse into our agricultural ancestry.

Get active with an 18 hole championship golf course, indoor golf, bike paths, 43 km of walking trails, a skateboard park, and a BMX track or take advantage of winter opportunities to cross country ski, snow shoe or use one of our beloved outdoor rinks.

Take time to enjoy nature by visiting the local public gardens and orchard, picturesque landscaping found on our heritage sites, or pick up fresh produce, homemade goodies and crafts at our Farmers’  Markets.

Stony Plain focuses more on entrepreneurial businesses than box stores so you will find family curated and run businesses, unique flavours, antiques and artisans for one of a kind gifts.  Stroll downtown and visit the many unique shops on our Historic Main Street.

Escape to simpler times – visit Stony Plain.