Central Alberta

March 16 is a big day in this northern Alberta city with two major events taking place – the Race of Vermilion and the Beckie Scott Loppet.

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Community: Three Hills
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Three Hills, Alta., is Western Canada’s Cruise Capital fin June each year. Come to town and stroll the show and shine hosted by the Three Hills Street Freaks. Check out the nearly 1,500 vehicles...

The last time I held a bow and arrow, I was a kid. The bow was a tree branch, the bow string was just that, string, and the arrow was a semi-straight stick.

The summer months bring sunny weather, good company, and total relaxation. They also bring some of the best food – barbecues, fresh produce, and refreshing drinks.

Fall is definitely upon us. The snow is falling as fast as the leaves and kids are madly going about making costumes to wear under their winter coats.

Whether you are gearing up for a White Christmas in Calgary, a green one on Vancouver Island, or are lucky enough to experience a combination of both, the holiday season evokes a magical air of che

At the heart of Alberta there’s a unique mix of small towns and ranches for miles. And in between parks, prairie and waterways ripe for exploring. From vast golden plains, to the monolithic Rocky...

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Community: Wainwright
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

Held annually, the Wainwright Stampede is four action-packed days with the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Events included bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling...

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Community: Ponoka
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

One of Alberta's biggest rodeos, attracting 65,000 spectators every year, the Ponoka Stampede is set to unleash thrilling rodeo action and the exciting chuckwagon races.

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Community: Red Deer
Region: Central Alberta
Province: Alberta

CentreFest is the largest, most affordable, most accessible festival in central Albera with over 28,000 attendees during the festival.