Canada Day 2020

Jolene Kisilevich Bruderheim, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Events, Flagstaff County, Highway 13, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Innisfree, Lamont County, Mannville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Sedgewick, Southeast of Edmonton, Thorhild County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

How we celebrate Canada Day will be different this year, but the pride for our country remains constant. In the Go East of Edmonton region, we have wide-open spaces you can explore crowd-free. Here are some Canada Day activities you can look forward to and celebrate Canada’s Birthday! COVID-19 reminder While out celebrating, please remember to abide by all Alberta Health Service public health measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and keep our communities safe. For more …

Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Highway 16, Lloydminster, Mannville, Minburn County, Museums, Paradise Valley, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion

To start off, head due east from the center of Edmonton and take the easy jaunt to Sherwood Park in Strathcona County. It’s worth the quick road trip to visit the Strathcona County Museum, packed with exhibits that showcase the history of Strathcona County. This is your chance to experience the rich history of the region. Time for some outdoor fun and adventure! Next door to Edmonton is a cluster of some of the greatest prairie parks and protected spaces …

Tuning in to Vermilion

Cody Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Comfort Food, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

Ski, eat, drink and soak up good vibes Jeremy Derksen for #SkiNorthAB Amber Howard strikes a tuning fork and places it, vibrating, on my chest. It reverberates through my core. Crystal therapy is not an experience I would have anticipated from a small town in northeastern Alberta, but Vermilion is always full of surprises. Locals here support new ideas, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs. Maybe, being a regional hub for cross-country skiing, rowing and academics (among other things), embracing positive momentum …

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. …

Magnificent Mother’s Day

Jolene Kisilevich Antique Tour, Beaver County, Boutiques, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Fashions, Flagstaff County, Fort Saskatchewan, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Irma, Killam, Lakeland Region, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Thorhild County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking Leave a Comment

If you’re looking for an adventure this Mother’s Day, a shopping excursion and sightseeing trip along one of five scenic highways east of Edmonton will surely make Mom’s day. How about pampering her this weekend with jewelry, clothes, flowers, or that unique gift you’ll only find on a visit to one of these retailers east of Edmonton. Highway 28 North of the city, on a drive down Highway 28, you’ll find a little bit of everything at Nook in the …

A Grateful Good Time with Go East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Flagstaff County, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lloydminster, Local Food, Mundare, Northeast of Edmonton, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Vermilion River County, Wainwright

Fall has officially arrived! Meaning SO many great things here at Go East of Edmonton! Like Thanksgiving, Smoky Lake Pumpkin Festival, Craft Markets, Andrew Garlic Festival and the beauty of a new season beginning! As well as ideas about where to purchase great Thanksgiving dinner necessities. Go East of Edmonton is your source for everything to see and do throughout the East Central Alberta region. On October 8th we will be celebrating one of our favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is …