June’s Fantastic Father’s Day & Family Fun!

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Camping, Culinary Trails, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Father’s Day is here and we want to help you plan how to take Dad out for some fun – all summer long. From fishing, to golfing, going to an exciting event across the region, or just hittin’ the road and going for a roadtrip. Whatever you decide to do, we’ve got all the info to make it a great experience!

Celebrate Dad with Father’s Day Weekend Events

Have fun spending time celebrating Dad at some of the popular events this weekend.

Discover your next fave family spot – Shop East of Edmonton to find the perfect gift, take him one of the many family restaurants or responsibly go sippin!

.. and more listed on our Events Calendar!

Go Adventuring Outdoors

More daylight = more fun.
Summer East of Edmonton just feel right! Whether you want to get out on the ATV trail, camp, fish, golf, take a hike, or simply enjoy the warm sunshine, our Land Adventures section has ideas so you can plan all your adventures.

Go Camping

What’s the perfect way to spend time outside and enjoy our beautiful landscapes? You know it, Camping! Take your pick from more than 20 sites across the region – there’s a slice of paradise wherever you’re looking to venture. If you want to glamp it up, try a geodesic dome or yurt cabin at Elk Island Retreat!

Go Fishing

With 100 lakes, ponds and rivers, you are sure to experience fantastic fishing in the region. Find your next fishing spot!

P.S. Head out on July 8th and 9th it’s the FREE Alberta Family Fishing Weekend. No fishing license required, however, all fishing regulations apply.

Summer East of Edmonton just feels right.

Go Golfing

You’ll be spoiled at the 30+ golf courses East of Edmonton. With courses for all levels of experience, landscapes, amenities, we be you’ll want to visit them all!

Summer Major Events

There’s a lot of fun to be had this summer. Our Events Calendar is updated weekly and has events everyone will enjoy! It’s your main source for rodeos, fairs, car shows, and other fun family festivities. Kick off your boots at notable favourites, the Wainwright Stampede on June 23-25, and Lamont Rodeo July 8-9, for two weeknds of fun!

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village: 
Looking for a fun summer day camp? Look no further! Register your children today in their Historical Children’s Program! 

Each select week through July and August will be an awesome week of summer camp! Ages 6-12 welcome! This is their 35th annual year, so they aim to make it better than ever! Your children will learn a glimpse of what life was like in the 1900s for Ukrainian settlers in east central Alberta! Children will learn about Ukrainian culture and engage in Ukrainian activities such as making pyrohy (perogies) and pysanky! Children will explore the Ukrainian Village site, play games, make friends, and create memories that will last a lifetime! Your village adventure awaits! Register today!

Remember to check our events calendar for awesome Canada Day events throughout the region for all your holiday weekends plans!

Roadtrip Adventure Game– explore all summer long and have fun visiting the region. Collect stickers to win prizes as you adventure.

It’s so easy to win…enter your gameboards or post your trips on social media! Win awesome prizes like:
  • Fuel, Food, Dining, Beverages, Shopping, Gifts, Golf, Camping, Accommodations, Attractions Passes, Cash
  • …and much more!

Can’t quite decide which adventure to choose? Plan a Trip with the Travel Guide. With over 50 communities to explore and hundreds of events to take in you’re guaranteed to make magical memories this summer!

Looking for more Trip Ideas in 2023? 

Every summer East of Edmonton is unique, full of activities to enjoy over the beautiful summer months. We have you covered if you’re looking to…

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  • Go Golfing
  • Create your Roadtrip Itinerary, find Trip Ideas Stories and so much more…
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  • Find over 1000 pages of Things to See & Do, right here on our website, including events and travel information for all areas East, Northeast and Southeast of Edmonton, covering over 50 communities across East Central Alberta.