VILLAGE OF GLENDON

HOME OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST PYROGY

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand underneath a 25-foot tall Pyrogy? Luckily you can experience it in Glendon. The village is located 8 km north of Highway 28 on Sec Highway 882.


World's Largest Pyrogy

If you are looking for the perfect spot for a family picnic and a picture, Pyrogy Park is the place to go. The park is equipped with picnic areas, two new modern playgrounds, including a zip line, and of course the must-see giant Pyrogy.

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VILLAGE OF GLENDON Office


Address: 5306 Railway Avenue, Glendon, AB

Phone: 780-635-3807

Attractions & Events


Visitors are always welcome in Glendon, the Pyrogy Capital of the World, and home to the World's Largest Pyrogy. If you are looking for the perfect spot for a family picnic and a picture, Pyrogy Park is the place to go. The park is equipped with picnic areas, two new modern playgrounds, including a zip line, and of course the must-see giant Pyrogy.

Canada Day Celebrations include a community bonfire, where you can roast your own wieners and marshmallows and are followed by a fabulous fireworks show.

Glendon Mud Bogs and Derby is organized by the Glendon Agricultural Society.  It is a one-day event that hosts demolition drivers from across Alberta, all vying to win the big money and claim the championship. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, Farmer's Market, Village Parade, charity bar-b-que, all leading up to the demolition action which takes place 2 miles north of Glendon on Highway 882.

Glendon Pyrogy Festival  celebrates the unbeatable Ukrainian culture. There is live entertainment throughout the afternoon. Children are kept entertained with a balloon artist and temporary tattoo artist. Everyone feasts on Pyrogy Plates featuring the famous Glendon made pyrogies and locally produced sausage. The highlight of the day is the Pyrogy Eating Contest, but be sure to save room for dessert. The annual pie sale features light flaky pastry and homemade pie fillings. A great ending to a perfect pyrogy day!

Plan to attend the Glendon Farmers' Market taking place over the summer - visit www.villageofglendon.ca for more details of upcoming events.

Outdoors

Before you head out, drop into Poacher's Corner in Glendon. It is a popular stop for your hunting gear, fishing bait and camping supplies. Bring your ATV and travel down the Iron Horse Trail as it works its way through Glendon. Set up your camping gear at Minnie Lake M.D. Parks. A small, warm lake with a beach, swimming platform, ice cream shack and playground. Everything you need for a lazy summer afternoon. Just 30 minutes down the road is Wolf Lake M.D. Park for a rustic backcountry camping experience.

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