Family activities

The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival runs from Sept. 22 to 26 in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary.

7 ways to fall into autumn in Alberta

Find fun for the whole family – pumpkins, a garlic festival, a steam train, hot air balloons + more!

 

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland responds to a question during a news conference in Boisbriand, Que. on Monday, July 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Liberals, MPs urged not to unwind easing of tax rules on sale of family businesses

Liberals, MPs urged not to unwind easing of tax rules on sale of family businesses

 

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We’re ready to go’: Calgary Stampede to kick off with enhanced safety measures

Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned

 

The 2021 Alberta Guide to Sportfish Regulations offers helpful, easy-to-view photo identifications and descriptions.

Casting for an Alberta fishing getaway

What you need to know before you go

The 2021 Alberta Guide to Sportfish Regulations offers helpful, easy-to-view photo identifications and descriptions.
The Northside YMCA Community Centre is opening the doors wide, and filling the calendar with social activities for Red Deer residents of all ages. Learn more at northernalberta.ymca.ca.

Red Deer is reopening, and the Y is ready!

Restart and Reconnect! Register for day camps and classes, or drop-in for free activities

  • Jun 21, 2021
The Northside YMCA Community Centre is opening the doors wide, and filling the calendar with social activities for Red Deer residents of all ages. Learn more at northernalberta.ymca.ca.
Camping reservations are now open for Alberta’s provincial parks for the coming season.

Camping reservations open for Alberta parks

Parks Canada reservations begin in April

Camping reservations are now open for Alberta’s provincial parks for the coming season.
If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

3 Made-in-Alberta adventures for your winter staycation

North to south, mountain to badlands, Alberta has something for everybody

  • Nov 28, 2020
If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!

6 ways to celebrate the spooky season around Red Deer

Are you ready to fall for Central Alberta?

October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.

Central Alberta is a picnicker’s paradise

Your guide to finding your picnic-perfect ingredients

  • Aug 11, 2020
Whether it’s part of a day at the lake or a trip to a local park, a delectable picnic is as easy as a visit to one of Central Alberta’s many specialty shops to stock up on ready-made gourmet treats.
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Make your RV adventure this Ezy!

Rent an RV and adventure away.

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The Polar Dip happens Saturday during Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest celebrations. Lots of family activities are available throughout the region on the Family Day long weekend. (Advocate file photo).

Family activities fill the long weekend in central Alberta

The Polar Bear Dip happens Saturday during Winterfest in Sylvan Lake

The Polar Dip happens Saturday during Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest celebrations. Lots of family activities are available throughout the region on the Family Day long weekend. (Advocate file photo).