Blogs for Tofield, Alberta

Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) is pleased and excited to announce that their Application to the CARES program through Alberta Economic Development and Trade has been approved for a Regional Tourism Development program. CARES is the Community and Regional Economic Support program to help with long term economic growth in Alberta. In fact, to date, Go East RTO is the first and only Tourism organization to receive this grant in Alberta. This speaks to their creative... More...

Tuesday December 19, 2017 02:28PM - 0 Comment(s)



Wintertime visits to the Elk Island National Park provide a unique perspective on the Canadian wilderness. Trails feel brand new again and every animal that stayed behind for the winter feels all the more special for braving out the cold with us. There's nothing quite like catching a glimpse of wild bison roaming the white deep snowy plains, hooves trudging through the snow or stargazing on cold winter nights. Make no mistake about it; Elk Island gets magical in the winter. And just a ... More...

Tuesday November 28, 2017 02:10PM - 0 Comment(s)



December is just around the corner and our region is packed with celebrations that’ll warm your heart and light that holiday cheer! Speaking of lights, you’ll want to take in some of the fantastic community light-up events coming up. Dec 1-2  Killam Parade of Lights & Festival of Trees Dec 1-2  Redwater Kris Kringle & Festival of Trees Dec 1-3  Tofield Winter Festival Dec 1  Waskatenau Annual Christmas Light-Up Event Dec 2  Mundare Chri... More...

Monday November 27, 2017 10:54AM - 0 Comment(s)



Tis the season for holiday cheer - the kind of cheer you get from scoring a great deal on something you’ve been looking to have for a while. The smart shoppers know the best opportunities, Black Friday and beyond, lay outside of the city limits, so what’s stopping you from heading east of Edmonton for some great retail opportunities? To help you out, we outlined some of the best sales and deals going on in some grade A shops you should check out. Here’s a lowdown on all the ... More...

Friday November 24, 2017 12:45PM - 0 Comment(s)



It’s that time of year again...craft fair season! It’s time to clean up your craft room and put together your lists, time to figure out what cute gifts and trinkets are going to decorate your house this year. In the meantime, here’s our list of craft fairs taking place this weekend (Nov 17th – 19th) East of Edmonton! Which ones are you planning on going to? Lloydminster Craft Fair The mother of all craft fairs. Going up this weekend, this year's edition (Nov ... More...

Wednesday November 15, 2017 11:23AM - 0 Comment(s)



NEW at Thiels Greenhouses A project you can SINK your teeth into! Thiels Greenhouse is expanding into hydroponic fresh food! THEY NEED YOUR HELP.... Nadine’s Fresh Food Scene: Grow it - Eat it - Live it The short story: Get really cool gifts and experiences to help reach a goal. It's holiday shopping and you know where your dollars are going. Nadine is getting new equipment to grow fresh local food and is crowdfunding through the Alberta Treasury Branch BoostR campaign. ... More...

Wednesday November 08, 2017 10:19AM - 0 Comment(s)



Haunted houses?  Mystery tours?  Kid-friendly?  Adult only?  Whatever you're in the mood for this Halloween, you'll find it east of Edmonton.  Check out the details about some seriously spooky events in the blog below and go to our events calendar to see all of upcoming events throughout the region!   Elite Excursions Mystery Tour Where: Bus Tour Leaving from Alliance When: Friday, October 27 Are you ready to get on board with an evening of mystery and... More...

Tuesday October 24, 2017 09:28AM - 0 Comment(s)



Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Photo Contest! Go East of Edmonton is proud to present the winners for the 2017 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 Attractions & Events Winner: Linda Long Photo Information: Harvest Festival at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Category: Best Wildlife Winner: Colleen Berg Photo Information: Baby cub in the woods... More...

Thursday October 12, 2017 01:42PM - 0 Comment(s)



Where can you find a Fall parade, hay rides, stage entertainment, loads of kids’ activities, a car show, family supper and dance, and so much more? At the 19th annual Andrew Garlic Festival! Come out to the community of Andrew on Saturday, October 14th and enjoy a family day packed full of festivities and all things garlic. Wait; garlic? Yes, garlic! The Amazing Garlic Race, Garlic Bingo, and the famous garlic peeling contest – these are but three of the fun highligh... More...

Tuesday October 10, 2017 10:18AM - 0 Comment(s)



On the first Saturday of October, throngs of visitors descend on the town of Smoky Lake to take in the festivities of The Great White North Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Throughout the day, enjoy endless family activities throughout the Complex grounds (including a petting zoo, midway, face painting and balloons, just to get you started!), live entertainment, and many food vendors. Take in the huge farmers’ market and a souvenir booth. Enjoy all of the related festivities on the Complex... More...

Monday October 02, 2017 09:55AM - 0 Comment(s)



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