Alberta's Heartland Trip Planner
Welcome to Alberta's Heartland!
Alberta's Heartland is a colourful mix of farms, forests, rivers and vibrant growing communities such as Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House and Camrose. Historically, agriculture has been the lynchpin of the local economy, a legacy that lives on at guest ranches scattered throughout the area. Rivers too played a major role in the immediate years after first contact between First Nations and explorers. Today, the waterways have lost their role as a transportation corridor, but they remain a vital part of the landscape for visitors and locals alike. Drifting down the Red Deer River in the summer on a canoe is a popular way to enjoy the scenery, absorb a few rays of warm sunshine and even catch a few fish. On the region's lakes, water-skiing, swimming and sunbathing consume long summer days at resort communities like Sylvan Lake. In winter, outdoor enthusiasts turn their attention landwards to nearly endless snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing.
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Current & Upcoming Events [ View All ]
Looking for something to do in Alberta's Heartland? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).
- Canadian Bull Congress
Jan 27 to Jan 28 » Camrose Regional Exhibition
- MAC DADDY - Fleetwood Mac Rumours 40th Anniversary Concert
Feb 04 » Camrose
- With This Ring...Bridal Gala Spring
Feb 05 » Westerner Park
- Churchmice Players presents Mary Poppins
Feb 09 to Feb 12, Feb 16 to Feb 18 » Augustana University College
Feb 15 to Feb 16 » Lloydminster
- Nordlys Film and Arts Festival
Feb 17 to Feb 19 » Camrose
- Edmonton Event Awards
Mar 09 » Timewise Event Management Inc.
- Taboo Naughty but Nice Show
Mar 17 to Mar 19 » Westerner Park
- Didsbury Fair Parade
Apr 01 » Didsbury
- Celebration of Spring
May 22 » Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
- Cowboy Country Music Festival Weekend
May 26 » David Thompson Resort
- Harvest of the Past and Harvest Food Festival
TBA » Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village