15th Anniversary Vegreville Gun & Accessory Show Has Something For Everyone!

Jolene Kisilevich East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 16, Minburn County, Roadtrips, Vegreville

Come one, come all, to the 15th annual Gun & Accessory Show in Vegreville, hosted by the Vegreville Wildlife Federation (VWF). It’s more than guns – it has something fun for everyone. Happening this weekend! We are very excited to announce that this year’s event will be a great show – it’s sold out for vendors with a total of 42 booths plus concession. There are a lot of new vendors this year. Photo credit to www.country106.ca Of course, there …

Go East of Edmonton Celebrates Success and Growth for Regional Tourism

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Awards

November 9th marked the day of the Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism organization’s Fall Special Event, hosted this year at the beautiful Red Feather Ridge event facility southeast of Mannville – owned and operated by Doug and Cheryl Livingstone, who have been actively involved in Alberta tourism for many years. The focus on this year’s event was on how we are changing tourism in our region east of Edmonton with two excellent presentations in the vein of that theme, …

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Photo Contest

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Photo Contest

Go East of Edmonton is proud to present the winners for the 2016 Photo Contest! They say that a picture is worth a thousand words so we’ll let the winning images speak for themselves.  Enjoy! Category: Best Attraction Winner: JoAnne Lemke of Edmonton Photo Information: Church in Myrnam. Category: Best Land Adventure Winner: Brandon Born of Cold Lake Photo Information: The Cold Lake Trestle Bridge. Category: Best Event Winner: Rochelle Power of Andrew Photo Information: 2016 Vegreville Country Fair on …

Fall Luncheon Event with Go East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement

Are you up to date on the many important accomplishments that the Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism Organization has achieved this year? Are you wondering about what our plans for further growth are for 2017? Come out to the Red Feather Ridge (located between Mannville and Vermilion) on November 9th from 11:30-3:00 for an important event for the tourism industry to update everyone on the incredibly successful promotional campaigns this year and other tourism development underway. You’ll enjoy a …

Take the Kids!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Golfing, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

We’re rapidly coming up on back to school time but there’s just enough time to squeeze every drop of summer out of August! Read on to discover some of the many fantastic things we have in our east of Edmonton region for the kids to love Make a Splash at the Waterpark! We’ve got some amazing splash parks in many communities in our region, including right here in the home town of the Go East of Edmonton travel guide – …

Culinary Tourism East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Attractions, Culinary Trails, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

This Huffington Post article explores the concept of culinary tourism around the world, noting that it’s become a popular phenomenon with travelers everywhere “There’s a growing population of travellers that have become more interested in the various cuisines and cultures from countries all over the world, and are planning vacations specifically to incorporate culinary trips. One of the reasons for this evolution has been wine, beer and food festivals. Toronto’s Caribana Festival is a good example. Now in its 47th …

Fun in the Sun – East of Edmonton Style

Jolene Kisilevich Camping, Elk Island National Park, Events, Fishing, Outdoor Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

It’s summer time, woo-hoo! Nobody does summer as enthusiastically as we Albertans, am I right? School is about to be out and it’s time to start doing fun family stuff all summer long. If you’re looking for a great summer experience in the East of Edmonton region, we’ve got you covered! Here are ten suggestions to get you started: Fishing! Make the rounds throughout the region every weekend until you find your favorite fishing spot. Take a picnic lunch with …

Celebrate Father’s Day East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Camping, Elk Island National Park, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Father’s Day is just around the corner and we thought we’d give you some things to consider doing with dad throughout the Go East of Edmonton region. Our Travel Guide and website have numerous ideas for Father’s Day, instead of reading about it….Experience it and spend the day creating new memories! We’ve got 10 ideas for a fun day with dad this Father’s Day: Spend the day golfing. We have some great courses to choose from all across the region …

Go East Regional Tourism Organization Annual General Meeting

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Annual General Meeting

Members of the Go East Regional Tourism Organization are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2016 at 2 pm at the Basilian Fathers Museum in Mundare. Enjoy a special presentation regarding Beaver Hills, east of Edmonton, becoming a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and learn more about this Internationally Recognized Destination in our region. Learn how this will positively impact the whole region for the future. A great networking opportunity – meet with fellow businesses and communities …