Find your winter wonderland with these memorable, magical moments in the province
While you’re in Grande Prairie, try not to trip over any skulls from the late Cretaceous period. For real. The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum can get you up to speed regarding the locals circa 75 million years ago. In summer, make time for a local festival or agricultural fair. Add a bag of mini doughnuts and you’re practically a local.
The Centre for Creative Arts provides a unique and engaging experience to all who visit. They aim to celebrate the Peace Region's cultural identity through their local artisits and encourage all their visitors to dive into their artistic side. There is no shortage of art to see as they are home to 2 gallaries, a gift shop with 100% locally made fine art, and 24 new shows anually, Get creative with their variety of drop in classes for all ages and levels of expeirence. They offer drop in studio use to all members of the community that are seeking a place to learn, explore and develop their craft. In addition, they provide a meeting space for area arts groups such as the Grande Prairie Figure Drawing Club and Artists North.The Centre for Creative Arts is pleased to facilitate the Healing Arts Program Initiative (H.A.P.I.). H.A.P.I. partners with countless community groups to encourage positive art experiences and a sense of accomplishment in all members of the community. The Centre community they invite you to come by and see what is happening at the Centre today. Admission is free and everyone is welcome!
The Whispering Tree is Grande Prairie's largest metaphysical and healing store and is located underneath Seva Yoga in the Risley Hydraulics Building. Their focus is on merchandise that supports body-mind-soul awareness, acceptance and oneness. You’ll find a large selection of metaphysical and holistic-minded merchandise to explore and express your individual philosophies and beliefs.
Formerly known as the Canada Games Arena and Crystal Centre, this 3,228-seat multi-purpose arena in Grande Prairie was originally built for the Canada Games and has since become a concert and event venue. It is home to the Grand Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey Team.
Encore Suites by Service Plus Inns features 94 non-smoking suites offering you the best in comfort and luxury. Guests can enjoy the complimentary hot breakfast buffet, complimentary return airport taxi transfer, free Wi-Fi, kitchenettes and upscale bathroom amenities.
The Canadian Motor Inn offers a clean quiet atmosphere with friendly courteous staff. Their goal is to make each stay with them a pleasant and comfortable experience. Of their 85 rooms that have been renovated, 53 are kitchenettes. All of their rooms come with a apartment sized fridge, microwave, coffee maker, queen-sized beds and high speed wireless internet. Their motel is conveniently located on the West end of Grande Prairie, across from the Gateway Plaza. They are within walking distance from numerous restaurants, major shopping areas and only a 10 minute drive from the airport.
Podollan Inn and Spa is ideally located in Grande Prairie, has a full service spa and wellness centre, free heated underground parking, a fitness centre, Wi-Fi, in-room fridges, and a licensed restaurant.
2-For-1 range pricing on archery, shooting, and axe-throwing!
With Red Arrow's comfy leather seats, free wi-fi, tray tables, usb and power outlets, exclusive privacy seating, advanced seat selection, complimentary snacks and drinks, on-board movies, and satellite radio, every seat is luxury class. Let Red Arrow do the driving so that you arrive at your destination fully revived.
The Jump Yard offers the opportunity to experience trampoline jumping. Or, opt for cheap Tuesdays between 5-8 p.m. and pay $8 per hour! Jump socks extra.
Over three days, you will be treated to exceptional talent from around the world during the Grande Prairie Street Performers Festival. You will find our new location downtown transformed into an ideal festival atmosphere where family and friends will be entertained for hours on end.
A community staple since 1977, the Grande Prairie Stompede marks the start of rodeo season. Witness pro rodeo performances as well as several chuckwagon races including those of the World Professional Chuckwagon Association. Take a ride on the midway, visit with artisans at the arts & cultural expo, and kick up your boots at a live concert.
Spend the day with your family at the Eastlink Centre and Coca-Cola Centre this Family Day weekend thanks to New Horizon Co-op. Enjoy free full facility access from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a free public skate from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 16th. Other activities include swimming, face painting and entertainment for all ages. There will also be special appearances from the Grande Prairie Storm and free refreshments provided by New Horizon Co-op.