EXPERIENCE THE VERMILION RIVER REGION
Vistas, Recreation & Relaxation...
UPCOMING COMMUNITY & REGIONAL ACTIVITIES:
|DATES||EVENT & LOCATION||INFO|
|January 20, 2017||"Hay" Clandonald||5:30 pm More Details|
|April 8, 2017||Pro Bull Riding, Marwayne||More Details|
Mar 30, April 1, 7, 8 2017
Kitscoty Hall Dinner Theater
June 9-11, 2017
63rd Annual Lea Park Rodeo, Lea Park
June 16-18, 2017
|CPCA Chuckwagon Races, Dewberry||Races 6:30 Fri & Sat;
|June 23-25, 2017||Three Cities Fair AND Bullarama, Paradise Valley||More details|
|June 24-25, 2017||Lea Park Jamboree
More Info: Ron 780-847-3556
Concession, Camping, Covered Seating, Dancing Area
|June 30 - July 1, 2017||Celebrate Kitscoty||Multi Day Event
|June 30, 2017||Multicultural Day, Vermilion||More Details|
|July 27 - 29, 2017||111th Annual Fair, Vermilion||Download the Event App!
|August 12, 2017||Country Fair, Clandonald||More Details|
|August||Kitscoty Jamboree, Kitscoty|
|October 22, 2017||Marwayne Ag Fair||5:00 - 7:00 pm|
|October||Harvest Feastival, Lloydminster Exhibition||5:00 - 7:30 pm
|October||Fall Supper, Clandonald Hall||5:00 - 7:00 pm
|December 4, 2016||Community Christmas, Paradise Valley|
|December 4, 2016||Lite Up, Marwayne|
Antique shops, gift stores, greenhouses, artisans, diners and farm-gate fare lead the curious shopper on a cross-country treasure hunt. Visit The Cheesiry for a unique boutique offering a unique product – Old World inspired artisanal sheep’s milk cheese Check out Open Farm Days annually in AUGUST where you can visit local farms or attend a culinary event.
Kathy’s Greenhouse offers fresh garden produce all summer long plus antiques and giftware (open year round on Hwy 897 & TWP 514), while Castle Gardens Greenhouse offers unique planters and an antique selection for all tastes. The new F'Laura N Company Greenhouse near Kitscoty (3/4 mile south of Hwy 16 on RR42)will also be a sweet treat. In the Marwayne area you will find Prairie Stoneworks – home to unique stone giftware.
SPECIAL SPOTS TO DINE & STAY
Plan a meeting, family reunion or a rural getaway at Red Feather Ridge, a modern facility with down-home warmth nestled in the natural beauty of rolling hills along the western boundary of the County. An Intimate Garden Bed & Breakfast offers peace and serenity in a quiet country setting on 80 acres laced with meandering trails in close proximity to the TransCanada Yellowhead route. Hidden Lake Bed & Breakfast’s amenities include bed & breakfast, lakeside RV camping and trail rides too. The most recent addition is the Flintmere Bed & Breakfast, which can be found south on 897 (north of Paradise Valley). If you are looking for a camping option, check out CampNRV just west of Blackfoot
You have many chances to get down and dirty! Celebrate at the annual Lea Park Pro Rodeo, Dewberry Chuckwagon Races, Paradise Valley Bull-a-Rama and “Hay” Clandonald. And who can resist the sounds of an old time jamboree - music flowing, feet tapping and friendly laughter at the Lea Park Jamboree! Got your boots on? Head to Graham Town for some trail rides. In Paradise Valley you can “Climb Thru Time” at the restored grain elevator museum honoring the history of agriculture while the Dewberry Valley and Vermilion Heritage museums offer glimpses into the lives of our pioneer settlers.
Vermilion Golf & Country Club
Lea Park Raven
Rolling Green Fairways challenge golfers of all skill levels.
OUTDOOR RECREATION & PARKS
Vermilion Provincial Park has plenty of RV camping plus miles of trails traversing the Vermilion River valley for both summer hiking and biking or winter cross country ski adventures.
Mount Joy Snow Resort offers downhill skiing and snow board action
Unique winter adventure try a sled dog tour at Seppala Siberian Tours near Kitscoty
Jubilee Regional Park welcomes you to camp out along the Ol’ Vermilion River at Lea Park, climb to the Snake Hill viewpoint or paddle or fish along the North Saskatchewan River.
Join the North Saskatchewan River Guide for a scenic jet boat safari or guided fishing trip down the North Saskatchewan River .
Take a peaceful drive through the bountiful farmland and countryside to the
Lindsay A. Evans Park (South of Kitscoty on 897, West on TWP 490 for 3.5 miles and it is on your left). A tranquil setting for bird watching, picnics and even some canoeing. Open daily 7am-11pm from June 1 to after the Sept long weekend. Alcohol not allowed. The park is named for Lindsay A. Evans (1891-1976) - a renowned local artist and nature lover dedicated to enhancing his community. Definitely a great little gem in our County!
McNabb Wildlife Sanctuary. If you are looking for a nature spot, check out the McNabb Wildlife Sanctuary – bird watching, deer,
wildlife and more! A quiet retreat for connecting with nature. Located at SE-18-49-5-W4M (TWP 492 and RR 55; southeast of Vermilion). Operated by the County of Vermilion River.
FESTIVALS & FAIRS
Our urban neighbours’ festivals and fairs are a welcoming sight all summer long beginning with Marwayne Rodeo Week in early June and ending with Clandonald Country Fair in mid-August, with the 3 Cities Fair, Lloydminster Colonial Days, Vermilion Fair, and Celebrate Kitscoty all squeezed in between. Enjoy the spectacular fireworks celebrating Canada Day together with the residents of the City of Lloydminster, Town of Vermilion or Village of Kitscoty.
Vistas, recreation and relaxation await you when you experience the County of Vermilion River and the entire Vermilion River Region.