The Great Greenhouse Tour

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Tofield, Vegreville, Viking

Go East Gardening Friends – have we got a Great Greenhouse Tour just for you! We are pleased to feature these greenhouses to help you with all of your gardening needs. Ranging from large garden centres that will leave you in awe, to browsing cozy gift shops, and rural greenhouses tucked away in the beautiful countryside! Start planning your self-guided Greenhouse Tour today! Prairie Gardens – (north of Bon Accord)  Exciting family adventures are just a 25-minute drive away from …

Awe-Inspiring April Activities

Faye ForgesCampgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Glamping, Golfing, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures

Spring is in the air – and with longer days and warmer temperatures, you will naturally want to go exploring.  Our region is filled with great places to visit and things to do. We also have exciting news to share and some great ideas for interesting roadtrips.  Keep reading to learn more! Coming soon…The New 2024 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide It will be our biggest and best guide ever!  Summer is going to be great with Go East …

Snowshoeing at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park

Marvelous March Things To Do

Faye Forges#SkiNorthAB, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cross Country Skiing, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip Adventures, Seasons, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Train Excursion, Winter Adventures

Snowshoeing at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park by Janine Adele Photography Maybe It’s Winter, Maybe It’s Spring With all the recent snowfall, it appears that winter isn’t ready to leave just yet, so make the most of it with our Winter Adventures.  Whether you want to go skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing or something else, we have the info on where to experience those winter activities in the region. But let’s not forget about Spring!!  Our Events Calendar is starting to fill up …

Fabulous Festivals and February Fun February is full of some of the best winter festivals. Enjoy Family Day fun and some classic winter adventures. Our Events Calendar has tons of winter festivals, and all the Family Day weekend activities and events from all over the region. Check back often – we have events being added every week!   You’ll Love These Events Leading Up to Valentine’s Day… Feb 3-4: Wholly Handmade showcases over 125 local handmade artisans and crafters in Sherwood Park. Feb 10: Valentine's Wine Tasting Event at Kinosoo Ridge. Feb 14-17: Eat Your Heart Out at Cherry Lane B&B Feb 14: Valentine’s Day Dinner at Métis Crossing Follow us on Facebook for more Valentine’s Day events and dinners!   Fantastic Family Day Weekend Events Everywhere… See all these and more on our Events Calendar. Southeast of Edmonton Feb 15-17 - Camrose Nordly’s Film and Arts Festival Feb 17 - Sedgewick Cutter Rally Feb 18 - Round Hill Winter Olympics Feb 19 - Sedgewick Snowmobile/ATV Rally Feb 19 - Rosalind Hay Ride And Weiner Roast Feb 19 - Wainwright Family Day Event East of Edmonton Feb 18 - Myrnam Antique Snowmobile Show & Shine Feb 19 – Andrew Family Day Event Feb 19 – Town of Bruderheim Family Day Carnival Feb 19 - Elk Island National Park Family Day Feb 19 - Mundare Family Day Event Feb 19 - Vegreville Family Day Event Northeast of Edmonton Feb 17 - Gibbons Family Day Event Feb 17-18 - Metis Crossing Family Day Weekend Feb 18 - Bonnyville Family Fun Day Feb 19 – Lac La Biche Family Day Festival Feb 19 - Legal Family Day Event Feb 19 - St. Paul Family Day Fish Derby Feb 19 - Viking Family Day Event Feb 19 - Elk Point Family Day Feb 17-19: Enjoy the exciting weekend of events at Cold Lake Snow Fever, a premiere winter festival. For more information on these Family Day events, visit our Events Calendar on our website! We have more fun happening this month as well, including these featured events: Feb 21-25 Wainwright Arts Festival. Celebrate various works and versions of art in Wainwright! Feb 24-25: Lac La Biche Winter Festival of Speed. Check out this amazing event – the Western Canadian Ice Racing Championship and much more! Classic Winter Adventures Await… There are so many winter activities to enjoy – you’ll find plenty of adventures on this page: Must Do Winter Experiences. Head out to the lake for some ice fishing – these days, the sport has modern perks like heated portable huts, GPS units and improved tactics to ensure you have the best chances of catching your trophy. It’s a Free Family Fishing Weekend this Family Day weekend Feb 17-19! No fishing license is required this weekend. Want more inspiration for winter activities? Check out our blog posts like this one: Ski Kinosoo to bond with friends and family… Find more winter adventure stories here! Dreaming of Camping Season? With the warmer temperatures we’re experiencing this year, you might be thinking of camping. We’ll be at the Edmonton RV Adventure Sale & Show at the Edmonton Expo Centre from February 8 – 11. Come see us at Booth #226 (Hall E across from the Food Court) to help guide you to great camping spots in our region! Show Hours Thursday, Feb 8: Noon - 9pm Friday, Feb 9: 10am - 9pm Saturday, Feb 10: 10am - 9pm Sunday, Feb 11 10am - 5pm Staycation If you’re needing a getaway, check out some of the best and most unique accommodations east of Edmonton. Book your next Place to Stay! Enjoy top accommodations across the region at Canalta Hotels. Looking for more Trip Ideas in 2024? • Follow us on Facebook where we’re sharing all the great winter activities and local shopping ideas every week! • Did you know that we’re also on TikTok and Instagram too? Follow both accounts so you don’t miss anything! • Check out our Videos – Be inspired to Go East of Edmonton • Visit our Events Calendar to stay up to date on all the fun things to do in our region

Fabulous Festivals and February Fun

Faye ForgesCamping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Events, Fishing, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

February is full of some of the best winter festivals.  Enjoy Family Day fun and some classic winter adventures.  Our Events Calendar has tons of winter festivals, and all the Family Day weekend activities and events from all over the region. Check back often – we have events being added every week! You’ll Love These Events Leading Up to Valentine’s Day…     Feb 3-4:  Wholly Handmade showcases over 125 local handmade artisans and crafters in Sherwood Park.             …

Winter Parktastic Trips Photo

Three Great Parktastic Trips East of Edmonton This Winter

Faye ForgesBeaver County, Cross Country Skiing, East of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip Adventures, Strathcona County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

  DYK: Alberta Parks surrounds Edmonton with a wide range of epic provincial parks complete with camping, beaches, hiking, OHV trails and wildlife watching all just a short drive away.  But what about winter?  Visiting Provincial Parks in winter could be one of the best kept secret bonuses of living and thriving in Alberta.  Here are three great Provincial Parks all east of Edmonton that are ready, set and geared to make your season bright if you come to visit …

Go East of Edmonton 2023 Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Glendon, Indigenous Attraction, Lac La Biche Region, North Saskatchewan River, Photo Contest, Photo Contest 2023, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Wainwright

We have our winners for the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who participated and a BIG congratulations to all of the winners! The BEST of photos are awarded $100 and the #GoRoadtrips2023 awarded $50 sponsored by The Marketer – publishers of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide and Go East Regional Tourism Organization Best Event Photo — The exciting Kehewin Pow Wow by Sharon Taylor Photography BEST ATTRACTION PHOTO – Admiring the World’s …

Shop & Save On Our Shopping Trails!

Rebecca IsbisterDrink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Northeast of Edmonton, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

We all know that snow and cooler temperatures will be coming, but there will also be plenty of fun winter events and adventures to enjoy! Whether you’re shopping or looking for fantastic events and adventures, we’ll help you discover the best places to visit East of Edmonton. Shop & Save on our Shopping Trails! Shopping local not only helps our communities, but it also will save you time and money! Be sure to browse our shopping page and find deals by region. …

Winners of the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game

Jolene Kisilevich2023 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

 CONGRATULATIONS to all of our WINNERS in the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game and what a successful Game it was! CANALTA HOTEL PRIZE WINNERS The Major & Grand Prize Winners won a FREE night stay at Canalta Hotels in the region. (Click to learn more about Canalta Hotels). $200+ PRIZE (GIFT CARDS / CERTIFICATES) Northeast Region Prize – Michelle Westre, Ardmore East Region Prize – Christian Martin, Fort Saskatchewan Southeast Region Prize – Heather Howe, Camrose $100+ PRIZE …

Get into the Christmas Spirit East of Edmonton

Rebecca IsbisterBonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Gifts, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright, Winter Adventures

Get into the Christmas spirit with exciting events and fantastic shopping ideas with Go East of Edmonton! ‘Tis the season with plenty of fun activities and shopping events in the region. Christmas is here, which means it’s that time to stock up on items your loved ones are looking for. We’re featuring just a few of the events in the region, but you can access many more in our events calendar. You can also find some of the wonderful stores and unique boutiques …

October’s Big Pumpkins, Beautiful Roadtrips & More!

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Experience, Metis Crossing, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Vegreville

Hit the road for the most colourful time of year! Check our Itineraries and Roadtrips page for ideas, or go to Trip Ideas for recent articles.   Enjoy Beautiful Fall Colours on a Roadtrip Adventure… See our videos for inspiration or browse our Highway Roadtrips Guides. Go roadtrippin! Indigenous Experiences East of Edmonton We are pleased to feature this new section on the website that is the most comprehensive guide to Indigenous experiences in the region. We are pleased to work with Indigenous Tourism Operators, and share their culture in …