Over 50 Super Summer Festivals and Events!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boyle, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Hay Lakes, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Minburn County, Mundare, Northeast of Edmonton, Radway, Redwater, Roadtrips, Ryley, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Wainwright

Here’s our Summer Events Guide with the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region. You can also see our Events Calendar with more details, posters and schedules.  www.goeastofedmonton.com/events August 17- September 6 Aug 17 – FLAGSTAFF REGIONAL AIRPORT: MOVIE AT THE AIRPORT Flagstaff Regional Airport Aug 18 – ARDMORE DUCK RACE Ardmore Community Centre Aug 20-22 – MUNDARE AGRI-DAYS Parade Mundare Aug 20-22 – KIKINO SILVER BIRCH RODEO Kikino Held annually on the 3rd weekend in August, this event …

Go East on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – A Complete Guide to Sticker Stations & Places to Go! #goroadtrips2021

Kristen Gusnowski 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Clandonald, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 29, Highway 45, Itinerary, Kitscoty, Lamont, Lamont County, Mannville, Marwayne, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

Use this as your complete guide to areas East of Edmonton on your 2021 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #goroadtrips2021 and #goeastofedmonton.  Within One Hour of Edmonton Sherwood Park Bordering Edmonton city limits, Sherwood Park offers plenty to see and do as you head east from the capital city. History buffs will enjoy Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile, a street dating back to a time before Sherwood Park even existed. The Strathcona County …

10 Super Summer Stories to #goeastofedmonton!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Athabasca County, Attractions, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Chipman, Clandonald, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Daysland, Derwent, Dewberry, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Entertainment, Fishing, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Fort Saskatchewan, Gibbons, Glamping, Glendon, Golfing, Hairy Hill, Hardisty, Hay Lakes, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Historic Site, Holden, Indigenous Attraction, Innisfree, Interpretive Centre, Irma, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Josephburg, Killam, Kitscoty, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, Local Food, Lougheed, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Minburn County, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Paradise Valley, Parks & Trails, Provost, Radway, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Round Hill, Ryley, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Tofield, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Adventure All Summer There are plenty of ways to have a great summer in Alberta. Here’s our Top 10 Super Summer Travel Ideas guaranteed to bring you new, fun memories. 1. Hit the Trails The East of Edmonton region has many hidden gems to explore – perfect to escape the summer crowd. Experience somewhere new exploring 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. 2. Go Camping…or, Glamping! Summer is the best time of the year to go camping and experience an outdoor ‘home away …

Must-See Roadside Attractions!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Attractions, Bonnyville, Dewberry, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Glendon, Hairy Hill, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Innisfree, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Take a day or weekend to check out these awesome roadside attractions! Every corner of the region offers something to woo travellers in pursuit of a selfie with an oddity of magnificent proportions. Get creative  – you could be holding the World’s Largest Egg or taking a bite out of the World’s Largest Pyrogy! Start your engines! Follow our guide to see our favourite picks divided into three sections: Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, and Southeast of Edmonton. While …

Making the Most out of a Daytrip: Strathcona & Lamont Counties

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Farms and Markets, Flea Market, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Mundare, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Quilt Shop, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

With summer starting to wane, you’ll want to make the most of it and enjoy some daytrips and getaways while there is still time! The Strathcona & Lamont Counties are within a 40-minute drive from Edmonton, yet they have some of the best and safe family-fun activities. Read on for ideas to plan your getaways in these neighbouring regions! Highlights Take a Biosphere Break at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve A standout and hidden gem – the UNESCO-certified nature reserve …

Enjoy Alberta Local Food Week and Open Farm Days East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Andrew, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Farms and Markets, Fine Dining, Highway 13, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Meat Markets, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Restaurants, Round Hill, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion River County

This week, from August 9th to 16th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta. Don’t forget to stop by the farm tours, breweries and distilleries, and end your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Shop at a Farmers Market this week! This summer over 10 local markets are available around the region for you to find delicious, locally sourced produce, …

Hwy 15 & 45 – Scenic Rides, Original Stories and Good Eats!

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Camping, Comfort Food, Derwent, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 45, Lamont, Lamont County, Marwayne, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County

Highways 15 and 45 offer something for everyone with a wide variety of attractions, activities, events, and entertainment. Young and old, adventurers and history buffs will all find something that suits them on this trip! The City of Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes northeast of Edmonton. Easy to access and home to exciting attractions, this is the perfect start to a road trip. The Fort Heritage Precinct is an amazing recreation of an RCMP fort from yesteryear. …

Calling All Garlic Lovers

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, East of Edmonton, Events, Lamont County

A day dedicated to celebrating Garlic sounds like a must attend Festival! This year is the 20th Annual Andrew Garlic Festival Saturday, October 13 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Andrew Community Centre – Check out the famous garlic peeling contest, the 3 time world champion hoop dancer, Dallas Arcand, the Special Farmers market, the Fall parade… there are so many things! Keep reading for all the fun activities they have planned for us! The day is full …

Andrew Garlic Festival

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 45

Where can you find a Fall parade, hay rides, stage entertainment, loads of kids’ activities, a car show, family supper and dance, and so much more? At the 19th annual Andrew Garlic Festival Come out to the community of Andrew on Saturday, October 14th and enjoy a family day packed full of festivities and all things garlic. Wait; garlic? Yes, garlic! The Amazing Garlic Race, Garlic Bingo, and the famous garlic peeling contest – these are but three of the …

Culinary Tourism East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Attractions, Culinary Trails, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

This Huffington Post article explores the concept of culinary tourism around the world, noting that it’s become a popular phenomenon with travelers everywhere “There’s a growing population of travellers that have become more interested in the various cuisines and cultures from countries all over the world, and are planning vacations specifically to incorporate culinary trips. One of the reasons for this evolution has been wine, beer and food festivals. Toronto’s Caribana Festival is a good example. Now in its 47th …