Awe-Inspiring April Activities

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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 of Edmonton!

It will be an awesome new travel guide that will inspire you to go to new places around the region.
Watch for our announcement on where and when you can pick up your copy.

Tofield Spray Park by zag Creative

Awesome April Events

April is when spring tradeshows and spring markets start popping up, and our Events Calendar is a great place to find more information for these events in Two Hills, Fort Saskatchewan, Camrose, Provost, Vegreville, Bonnyville and more!

Here are just a few more fun events this month:

Wholly Handmade – Sherwood Park – April 12-14
Come support hundreds of vendors!!

Lac La Biche Spring Tradeshow and Festival of Food – April 13-14
Head down to the Lac La Biche Bold Centre to find some amazing food and shopping!

Bullarama – Thorhild – April 20
Check out this amazing event in Thorhild!

Exploring the Land at Hideaway Adventure Grounds Workshop – Kikino
– April 20-21

Exploring the Land welcomes all ages and skill levels to this survival and bush crafting camp.  Workshops run on Apr 20-21 and May 18-19, and teach skills for firecraft, animal tracking & safety.  You will never look at the forest the same way as you learn the bounty of the land.

Snow Goose Festival – Tofield – April 27-28
Annual Snow Goose Festival – celebrating spring migration at Beaverhill Lake!
Guided 2- and 3-hour tours/hikes, Trade Show, Kids Activities, Speaker Sessions, Banquet with Silent Auction and more.

Lamont Bullarama Supreme – May 4
Watch the dirt fly during this action packed, family fun evening.  The event will showcase some of Canada’s best bull riders, vying for the title on Alberta’s best bucking bulls.  There will be entertainment for all ages and a great event for families!  After the main event, adults can stick around to dance in the dirt with live music.

Be sure to check our Events Calendar often – we have events being added every week!

Follow us on Facebook for more April events and special announcements!

Coming soon…The Great Greenhouse Tour!

Starting in May, see some of the very best greenhouses around the region including Prairie Gardens, Erdmann’s Gardens & Greenhouses, Moe’s Gardens & Greenhouse, Maple Park Farm, Debbie’s Greenhouse, and more.

Prairie Gardens – Bon Accord

Learn more here.

Opening Soon – Golf Courses across the region…

Starting April 12, golfers will be able to get their game on!

Wainwright Golf Course

Follow us on Facebook as we announce who is opening up.

You can plan ahead for where to golf on our website’s Golfing Page.

We’re Just Going to Spring This on You – Camping Adventures!

County and Municipal parks are now open for booking.

Vezeau Beach – M.D. of Bonnyville

Alberta Parks has opened up camping reservations.  We recommend checking out this guide from Alberta Parks.

Parks Canada has opened up Camping reservations to Elk Island National Park. Click here for details.

Check our camping section to find your favourite park and click through to the online reservations.

Great News…the Roadtrip Adventure Game is back for 2024!




Over 10,000 in Prizes for Roadtrippers to win this summer!

Keep following us for all the details that we announce soon.







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?

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