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

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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 …

Kiwi Nurseries

Kiwi Nurseries Tour

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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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Your 2016 Tri-Region Festival Guide

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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

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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 …

Stony Plain Farmer’s Days & Rodeo

Tri Region Tourism Events, Stony Plain

Stony’s biggest event of the summer – the three-day Farmer’s Days and Rodeo – is on June 5, 6 & 7. Come to Heritage Park (5100 41 Ave) for classic rodeo competitions, fun on the midway and all kinds of tasty food. Here are some of the highlights – you can get the full event schedule on the Stony Kinsmen …

Cowboys and carnivals

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures

Cowboy poetry and good old-fashioned fun This month, two of our favourite Tri-region celebrations kick-off: Stony Plain’s annual Cowboy Gathering and brings together poets, musicians and artists in honour of cowboy culture and art. And Spruce Grove’s Grain Elevator Park is the scene for the Farm and Heritage Carnival – where kids can play games, ride ponies and eat corn on the …

Special days at the museums

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Seasonal Ideas, Shopping

Banjos, wagon tours and pancake breakfast The Tri-region, west of Edmonton has three museums that celebrate the region’s pioneer history and warm country culture. Here are three extra-special days to visit our historic sites this summer. Image from Blueberry Bluegrass on Facebook. A weekend of bluegrass Stony Plain has thrown Western Canada’s largest bluegrass party for 29 years. This year, …

Three Father’s Day trips

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A day out with Dad Spend a little time with the old man this year would ya? He misses you. Pick something you’ll both love – spend Dad’s Day drooling over shiny vintage cars, watching a CFL practice or taking a guided walk in the woods. Here are three ideas for a day with dear old Dad in the tri-region, …

Farmer’s Days in Stony Plain

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping, Stony Plain

Rodeo, parade and midway, May 30–June 1 Stony’s biggest annual event, the Farmer’s Days Rodeo and Ex is coming up from May 30 to June 1 this year. Eat pancakes, shop the market, watch the parade, ride the midway and cheer on the barrel racers – then kick back in the saloon. Sound like a plan? Here’s everything you’ll need …

Five Mom’s Day ideas

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Show Mom some love this Sunday Hey family – just a reminder that Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 11. Here are five ways to spend time with your mom in the Tri-region, west of Edmonton. Image: Tropical butterfly house at Devonian Botanic Garden on Facebook. Tea in the garden The Devonian Botanic Garden hosts a fancy Mother’s Day tea …

Holiday Together Time

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Events, Itinerary

Since having fun together is the best way to make this a Kenny-and-Dolly-style Christmas to remember – let’s just get started already. Here are some terrific ways to have fun with your family during the holidays, just a few minutes West of Edmonton. Cookies party in Parkland County Bring your little cookie monsters to the Woodbend Hall for crafts for …

Market Christmas shopping in the Tri-region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Events

You’re making a list and checking it twice – and heck, even if they were a little naughty, you’ll get them something nice. Head just a little west of Edmonton to Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County to find farmer’s and craft markets packed with handmade art and fresh baked treats. Spruce Grove’s long-running indoor market Every Saturday for …

TRI Spooky Halloween

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M-m-monster meet-up! The big open room will be full of laughter, squeals and other happy-kid-noise, as little witches, vampires and monsters run here, then there, bounce, slide and have fun at the annual Mini-monster Bash in Stony Plain. Bring your Halloweeners for lots of spooky fun at the Heritage Park Pavilion on Saturday, Oct 26. The free event draws over …