County of Two Hills RegionIncluding The Village of Derwent, Village of Willingdon, Hamlet of Hairy Hill & Boian
County of Two Hills Attractions & Events
Eat, Shop & Stay
Village of Derwent
Attractions & Events
Visit the quaint Village of Derwent, located on Highway 45, 50 km east of Two Hills. Join them in April for their Spring Trade Show & Garage Sale. In June, fill your plate at the Farmers’ Day Perogy Supper. In October, the popular Derwent Craft Fair takes over with more than 50 exhibitors in attendance!
The seniors' Golden Age Centre welcomes everybody and offers health and fitness equipment, billiards and games. Bring your camera along to capture images of the distinctive Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church.
No visit to Derwent is complete without trying their famous Super Loaded Pizza at the Derwent Hotel, located at the end of mainstreet.
Hamlet of Willingdon
Attractions & Events
Visit the World's Largest Lapel Pin, located at the Tourist Park, right along Highway 45. The Willingdon Arena is home away from home for horse enthusiasts. Expect to see dressage, gymkhana, roping, cattle penning and more. A must stop is E.T.'s Craft Shop, where you're sure to find a unique craft or gift made by local vendors.
Five kilometres east of Willingdon is the Historic Boian District, featuring St. Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church and a museum dedicated to local Romanian pioneers. The Romanian Pioneer Museum of Boian is located on RR 143, four miles north of Highway 45. It is an open-air museum, which preserves artifacts, documents, and family histories of the first Romanian immigrants that came from Bukovina to Alberta between the years 1895 and 1915. New this year: the museum is adding a railway track with handcar exhibit. They will also be opening the newly renovated Pioneer Agricultural Hall in May with new exhibits, photos and implements. Join them for their annual Picnic & Entertainment in July. Six RV camping stalls with power are available on-site.
Campers will be pleased with the facilities at the Tourist Park located along Highway 45, complete with P/W/S sites, flush toilets, and showers. If you love to fish, visit the Willingdon Fish & Game stocked fish pond located at 53 Avenue and 49 Street.
Office Address: 4910 - 52 Ave., Willingdon, Alberta