Dreaming about Summer Photo Contest

Jolene Kisilevich Camrose County, Highway 16, Minburn County, Uncategorized, Vegreville

We are all wishing for a summer full of activity! We all know that we need to STAY HOME NOW SO WE CAN GO OUT LATER. Therefore, we decided to run a Special Photo Contest till the end of May. While you are at home, and have time to go through your photos, share your photos with us by entering our photo contest. Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest Rules – We are looking for the BEST SUMMER PHOTO! This …

Alberta Private Campgrounds are allowed to remain open. How to use Parks and Trails SAFELY during COVID-19

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose County, Glamping, Highway 16, Minburn County, Seasonal Campground, Vegreville, Year-round Camping

The purpose of this article is for educational purposes to educate our audience, and you the general public about the recent updates regarding the upcoming camping season. While the guidelines here are in place for Alberta, this update is specific for Campgrounds in the Go East of Edmonton region. (East Central and Northeast Alberta) Please note: AHS can change the guidelines and/or rules for camping for 2020 at any time. Right now we advise you to stay home and stay …

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. It’s worth the quick road trip for 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 on Earth. The Beaver …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Must See Attractions on Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Trevor Tessier 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Elk Island National Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Historic Site, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking, Wetaskiwin Leave a Comment

Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re fiending some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car and let’s go – east! HWY 13 Wetaskiwin – If you consider yourself to be a bit of a motor head, or just want to learn about the world of machines, head to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. This …

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 …

Come See why this is such a Great Show – Vegreville Sportsmen Show!

Jolene Kisilevich East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 16, Minburn County, Vegreville

Come one, come all, to the 17th 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.    Happening this weekend! February 23 & 24, 2019 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 are very excited to announce that this year’s …

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 …