Shopping local and supporting local this spring and summer are made easy and fun with the many, many farmers’ markets throughout the Capital Region and Edmonton. With… Read more »
Did you know that there is a delightful garden west of Edmonton in Lac Ste. Anne County? The rich plant diversity in Alberta can easily be witnessed… Read more »
This spring, you can find outdoor patios popping up all over the Capital Region. Some offer heated and enclosed spaces, some offer a place to stop off the Ave with your pups, some offer views from around a fire, and some offer purely ‘Instagrammable’ spaces- and in all cases, with good and drink food to boot.
Whitecourt’s surrounding natural areas are the perfect setting for a variety of nature adventures like hikes, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and sightseeing. But if you’re looking for more of a cultural experience, take a walk down 50th Ave. for a unique local dining experience. You can have a few different adventures when you visit Whitecourt, no matter the time of year!
In Canada, you can find areas of dark sky preserved by both Parks Canada and Alberta’s Provincial Parks. Dark sky preserves ensure limited to no light pollution… Read more »
Did you that there exist badlands that date back to the age of the dinosaurs within the county of Grande Prairie? Located just east of the city… Read more »
Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »
This northwestern Alberta city is located in the southern part of Peace River Country boasts of wide-open spaces and plenty of winter activities that let you enjoy… Read more »
Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 4 at 9:00 a.m.
Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 5, 2021 for comfort camping, March 4 for individual campsites.
Good news – you CAN get out of the house for Valentine’s Day date this year. In Edmonton, you can find several restaurants, bistros, and pubs that… Read more »
Edmonton’s local shops, boutique stores, and florists are going to help make your Valentine’s Day something special. Our new normal doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate and… Read more »
Bring the arena experience to your living room this Oilers season. Listed are a number of Edmonton pubs and restaurants offering Oilers game day specials or perfect game day snacks.
Great news for stargazers! The Hesje Observatory at the Miquelon Lake Provincial Park was launched virtually yesterday. Located southeast of Edmonton, the Miquelon Lake Provincial Park is… Read more »
Discover the magnificent gardens of Alberta!
Enjoy the lovely flower beds maintained by volunteers at St Albert Botanic Garden, the gardens that extols Japanese-Canadian friendship at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, tropical plants inside Edmonton’s pyramids, prairie hardy plants at Olds College gardens, an extensive peony collection at Devonian Botanic Garden, butterflies fluttering amongst fragrant flowers at Calgary Zoo conservatory,blooming flowers set against the back drop of Cascade mountains at Cascade Gardens, and the gardens that pay tribute to George Pegg, whose work resulted in identifying Alberta’s Flora unique to Lac Ste Anne County.
Do your next date night the Edmonton way: outside and bundled up! With so many months of winter, we are forced to get creative with our date nights, and recent COVID-19 restrictions force this creativity a bit more.
All over YEG you can find great local bakeries with unique holiday offerings like Eggnog donuts and cheesecakes, classic cookies and DIY decorating kits, and traditional European pastries.