Tri-Region Holiday Shopping Guide

Your Tri-Region Holiday Shopping Guide

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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 - Market Guide

Your 2018 Tri-Region Market Guide

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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 …

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11 Shopping Spots in the Tri-Region

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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 …

Spruce Park Ranch Country Store

6 unique boutiques to holiday shop in the Tri-Region

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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 …

Update Your Spring Wardrobe in Spruce Grove

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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 …

Carvel General Store Christmas Gift Guide

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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 …

Spruce Grove Farmers Market

Local Farmers Markets

Tri Region Tourism Farmers Markets, Shopping

Do you find yourself driving all over the countryside to find the best buys at local farmers markets?  If so, let us make it a little easier for you!  Here are a few of the farmers markets in the Tri-Region that may interest you. The Carvel Station Market The newest market in Parkland County, the Carvel Station Market is the place …

Art happenings in the Tri-region

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Hand-thrown pottery and intricate woodcarvings, local photography and lots of travelling bands – a busy local art scene is happening just a few minutes west of Edmonton. Here are four places to appreciate art in the Tri-region. Image: a featured painting by one of their members from the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove on Facebook. Wildlife carvings at the MHC Scales, Fur and …

Three perfect hostess gifts

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Nature Lovers, Seasonal Ideas, Shopping

Dear hostess, thank you for cleaning your house, so I don’t have to clean mine. Thank you for the free lunch and cookies and wine. Thank you for putting up with the kids’ loud ruckus from the basement. Thank you for the wonderful company. Here is this very cool thing that you’ll really love. Happy holidays from your very grateful guests …

Five gifts with country charm

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Seasonal Ideas, Shopping

We know that you’re busy – what with all the baking and decorating and entertaining and wrapping and shopping. No worries, we’ve got your back – here are five perfect gift ideas from the charming country shops just a few minutes west of Edmonton. Bring your BFF and make a day of it – a nice relaxed day in 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, …

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 …

Shop for handmade goodies

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The countryside is full of growers, crafters, artists and bakers. And besides wholesome food and one of a kind art and jewelry, it’ll feel good to support your neighbours and local farmers. Here are just some of the handmade goodies you can find in the Tri-region west of Edmonton. Image of Mary’s country jams – from Spruce Grove Farmer’s Market …

TRI Gift shops

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Seasonal Ideas, Shopping

Country Shop-apalooza  A very long nice list means a whole day of shopping in Stony Plain and Parkland County. Everybody I know has been very good this year, so the Christmas list is very long. Lucky me, I can find something special for everyone just a few minutes west of Edmonton in the Tri-region. Surprise your hip hippi chick Take …

Shop for local art in Stony Plain

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Stony Plain is small town with a lot of character just about 35 minutes west of Edmonton. Walk the charming historic main street (50 St right around 50 Ave) and you’ll find lots of cool independent shops. You can spend a really nice day browsing around for locally made art and everything you need to make something yourself. I guess …