Vegreville Sportsmen Show

Cody East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 16, Minburn County, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping, Vegreville

Come See why this is such a Great Show – Vegreville Sportsmen Show! Come one, come all, to the 18th Annual Gun & Accessory Show in Vegreville, hosted by the Vegreville Wildlife Federation (VWF). It’s more than firearms – with accessories, hunting gear and great ideas for the sportsmen. February 22 & 23, 2020 at the Vegreville Social Centre 4802 – 47 Avenue, Vegreville Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 10 am – 3 pm Admission is only $5/person. We …

Tales From the Trapline: Winter Experience

Cody Attractions, Events, Highway 28, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Winter Adventures

Make snares, survival shelters and traditional crafts at Metis Crossing By Jeremy Derksen For Lilyrose Meyers, trapping represents not just a livelihood but a way of life. With the decline of the industry in recent decades, she sees that way of life disappearing, and with it, the positive effects it can have for ecosystems. “The land is important to us, it’s a live thing — it changes. The trees … the animals … you have to look after them,” she …

Find the Perfect Gift on the Santa Trail!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Local Food, Restaurants, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright Leave a Comment

As the Christmas Season is upon us, our friends over at BRAED (Battle River Alliance for Economic Development) is promoting Christmas markets and retailers in their region. Starting November 16 for five weeks, we will highlight some of BRAED’s area markets, retailers, makers and restaurants. They’ve designed each trail to provide an experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season and also included coffee shops and restaurants so you can enjoy a snack or a meal along the …

The Best Halloween Events East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Events, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Vegreville, Wainwright Leave a Comment

The season of ghouls and monsters is upon us! Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Grab a few friends and check out all the fun and spooky events happening East of Edmonton this month: Vegreville Haunted Hike – Oct. 24th – 27th & Oct. 30th – Nov. 2nd After a seven-year hiatus, Vegreville’s Haunted Hike is back to give you even more of a fright! With a brand-new location and a few more tricks up their sleeve, this hike …

We’re Pumped for the 31st Annual Pumpkin Festival & Fair!!

Jolene Kisilevich Events, Highway 28, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County

UPDATED BLOG *****2019 Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair is Saturday, October 5th, 2019!!!***** Last year, Don Crews of Lloydminster won with an 1884 lb pumpkin. He broke his previous site record of a 1652 lb pumpkin in 2017. Also won first place with a 131 lb watermelon. Even though this event is based around pumpkins there are many fun activities and events to choose from. A few that we won’t be missing are: THE WEIGH-OFF! Starts at 12:30 pm Saturday, October …

ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS – August 17 & 18, 2019!

Trevor Tessier Camrose County, Events, Highway 13, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County Leave a Comment

Have you ever wanted to learn how your food gets to the grocery stores or markets before it gets on your table? Then you might want to mark your calendar for August 17th and 18th because you are not going to want to miss Alberta Open Farm Days! This two-day event is all about Alberta farmers inviting you to learn about the growing and farming process by stepping foot right on the farms. Listen to unique stories, witness demonstrations, and …

2019 Canada Day – East of Edmonton Style!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Daysland, Elk Island National Park, Events, Lac La Biche Region, MD of Bonnyville, Mundare, Thorhild County, Vegreville Leave a Comment

It’s time to get the barbecues out and stock up on sunscreen because this weekend is Canada Day! Celebrate with friends and family this long weekend by heading East of Edmonton and checking out all the fantastic events these great towns have to offer. Whether you want to get active, enjoy some great food, listen to live music, or all of these above, these events have it all. Don’t forget to stay for the fireworks! Find all the details listed …

Fantastic Father’s Day & Family Fun in June!

Jolene Kisilevich Camping, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Outdoor Adventures, Vegreville, Viking Leave a Comment

Father’s Day is just around the corner on and we want to help you plan to take dad out for something fun you will all enjoy. From fishing, to golfing or taking in an exciting event in the region, or just hittin’ the road and going for a roadtrip. Whatever you decide on, we’ve got all the information you need to make it a great experience! Click here or below on the images for our our Fantastic Father’s Day & …

2019 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Attractions, Culinary Trails, Entertainment, Events, Photo Contest

CHECK IT OUT!!! THE 2019 GO EAST OF EDMONTON TRAVEL GUIDE is now available ONLINE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ONLINE TRAVEL GUIDE! This is our BEST GUIDE EVER!!! With the new fun and exciting logo, over 40 Photo Contest photos, and several new businesses being featured including shopping boutiques and restaurants, this IS your GO TO guide for all there is to SEE and DO East of Edmonton this summer! Here are just some of our new highlights this …

Awesome Events and the 2019 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide Announcement!

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Entertainment, Events

Spring is almost here!! Check out this newsletter for some fun activities happening in the Go East of Edmonton region. If you’ve been dreaming of Spring and warmer weather, you’ll be glad to know we have posted on our website a ton of events going on this summer. Announcing the 2019 Travel Guide! The 2019 edition of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is being printed as you read this – check for it at magazine racks, and outlets …