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 …

Homesteader's Kitchen

6 restaurants you might not have heard of in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Dining

We’ve all driven through towns with same old restaurants that you have at home – the plaza even looks the same. Thankfully, the Tri-Region has a number of locally owned and operated restaurants that will get anyone’s mouth watering… 1) The Loft at Sandyview Farms If you’re looking for a off the beaten path spot to have a little brunch …

Tri-Region Children's Activities

Mommy Meet-Up

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, Seasonal Ideas

Moms, is it time to get your other mom friends together and head out for a day of fun and exploration?  I bet it is!  Sometimes it can be hard to come up with ideas, though.  But never fear, we have got you covered.  Here are some local ideas to consider when planning your next mommy meet-up. Replace the mood …

Tri-Region U-Picks

You Pick where U-Pick

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Seasonal Ideas, U-Pick

Are you looking to teach your kids where their food comes from?  Why not take them out to pick their own at one of these awesome locations? Happy Acres U-Pick #1 – 52225 Range Road 273, Parkland County, AB 780.968.0099 | happyacresupick.ca | Facebook Happy Acres U-Pick has been locally owned and operated by the Veroba family for over 9 …

Tri Region Culture

Discover Culture in Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences

The Tri-Region is full of extraordinary culture and history.  Take a stroll through another era in one of the many museums, shop in beautiful downtowns, and visit one-of-a-kind local artisans.  Enjoy being your own tour guide and make a day of it.  You will be surprised what you can discover in this gorgeous area of Alberta! Stony Plain Historic Downtown …

Skating in the Tri-region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Seasonal Ideas

Just minutes west of Edmonton, you’ll find some of the best places for a family skate outside, a drop-in game of shinny or free arena skating. Here’s just some of the places we’re looking forward  to practicing our backwards cross-overs and fearsome hockey stops in the Tri-Region. Image: The skating oval in Central Park from Spruce Grove on Facebook. Outdoor …

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

Tri Region Tourism Accommodation, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, RV Parks & Campgrounds, Seasonal Ideas

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, …