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Travel Grande Prairie Region

 

From unforgettable experiences in the city to the untapped grandeur of the wilderness, the Grande Prairie region has it all. With easy access to everything you need, the possibilities for locals and travellers are endless – ready to inspire brand-new, incredible stories and a sense of pure wonder for everyone. Welcome to a whole new way of life…untapped, unfiltered and unforgettable.

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County of Grande Prairie #1
Town of Sexsmith
Town of Beaverlodge
Saddle Hills County

Start an Adventure

Your Grande Prairie adventure begins in the bustling hub of Northern Alberta, the heart of the Peace Region. Enjoy all of the comforts of a modern city with the great outdoors only minutes away. From art enthusiasts to thrill-seekers, urbanites to pioneers, Grande Prairie has plenty to suit your brand of adventure.

Plan Your Experience

North Peace Bracket Racing Association

Beaverlodge

April 26 - 28 & June - Sept, 2024

It all starts with the Spring Spectacular Car Show in April at Evergreen Park and continues throughtout the summer with an exciting season of drag racing.

Extraordinary Experience

Grande Prairie

May 5 - 11, 2024

Grande Prairie welcomes the National Aboriginal Hockey Championship. First time ever in Alberta! The City if buzzing with anticipation of this event.

Experience the thrills and spills of the cowboy way

Grande Prairie Stompede

May 29 - June 2, 2024

Stompede is Grande Prairie’s biggest rodeo! From rodeo to arts and culture, the Stompede has something for everyone. Bring the family to enjoy the delights of the midway and experience our western heritage.

Chautauqua Day

Sexsmith

June 1, 2024

Sexsmith Chautuaqua Day 11th Annual Classic Car Show and Shine Hosted By Peace Country Car Collectors.

Hythe Motor Speedway

Hythe

June - September, 2024

"Rev up your engines and get ready for heart-pounding action at the Hythe Motor Speedway! Our adrenaline-fueled 3/8 mile asphalt circle track is a haven for racing enthusiasts. Just a stone's throw away from Grande Prairie, AB, and Dawson Creek, BC, we're your ultimate destination for high-speed thrills!

photo by Doug Hare

Rio Grande Rodeo

Rio Grande

June 29 - July 1, 2024

Ridin' Ropin' & Racin' since 1916. Celebrating 108 Years!

Four Days in the Wild

Teepee Creek Stampede

July 11 - 14, 2024

The Teepee Creek Stampede Association owns 80 acres in Teepee Creek where we house our community grounds. Here we have our rodeo arena and bucking chutes, covered grandstand, chuckwagon race track, corrals and handling system, The Teepee Creek Community Hall, and The Teepee Creek Skating Arena.

World Class Street Performers

Street Performers Festival

July 16 - 21, 2024

We are delighted to bring to Grande Prairie a world of jugglers, acrobats, musicians, installation artists, facepainters, and many other assorted entertainers from around the world.
The Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival Association works in tandem with the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival to bring acts to our city each year.

Celebrate Aviation History

Grande Prairie Regional Airshow

July 26 - 28, 2024

Sky-High Thrills: Airshows are like the adrenaline junkie's dream come true! Picture this: planes doing loops, barrel rolls, and crazy stunts that make your heart race faster than a jet engine. It's like the ultimate rollercoaster ride... but in the sky!
Time Travel in Style: Ever wanted to hop into a time machine? Well, airshows bring history to life with vintage planes straight out of the history books. You'll see classics that your grandparents probably dreamed about flying!

Family Fun Day: Grab the kiddos and make it a family affair! There's something for everyone, from checking out cool aircraft up close to cheering for the performers doing death-defying tricks.

Canadian Death Race

Grande Cache

August 3 - 4, 2024

For the past 23 years, intrepid racers have flocked to the Canadian Rockies for an arduous ultramarathon. The 118km, the course begins and ends atop a 4200-foot plateau, scaling three peaks and featuring a challenging river crossing at Hell's Gate canyon. All of this amidst the stunning backdrop of the Rockies. With rigorous training and unyielding determination, they battle extreme conditions and personal obstacles. Completion of the race signifies victory, earning priceless bragging rights amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies.

Bear Creek Folk Festival

Grande Prairie

August 16 - 18, 2024

"The Family Party of the Summer"
Get ready to sing and dance to the music of over 30 stellar artists performing on 4 stages for 3 epic days! Join us for a family-friendly music extravaganza this August in the heart of Grande Prairie, AB. Let's turn up the volume and make unforgettable memories together!"

The Peace Draft Horse Club presents

The Northern Spirit Light Show

Nov - Dec, 2024

A must see Christmas sensation! Come to Evergreen Park to see the city of lights from a peaceful horse drawn wagon ride or your vehicle. Warm up with free hot chocolate around the fire!

Let us help you all year round

Grande Prairie

The Grande Prairie Regional Tourism staff is available to help you plan your trip to the Peace region!

Indigenous Celebration

Grande Prairie

June 8 - 9, 2024

The two-day event will feature Indian Relay Racing and also include drummers, singers and dancers; tipis; Indigenous food; Indigenous arts and crafts; and more.

Find your way around

Visitor Information Centre

Centre 2000, NorthWestern Polytechnic, and Muskosspi Park skyline
Plan your visit and discover everything we have to offer at the Visitor Information Centre in Centre 2000.
Contact

Toll Free: 1-866-202-2202
Phone: 780-539-7688

info@gptourism.ca

SUMMER HOURS

effective MAY 17, 2024 THRU TO

SEPTEMBER 2, 2024

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK:

8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

INCLUDING ALL STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

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Take a look at our social media accounts to find the most amazing views and things to do in the region. Discover Grande Prairie through the eyes of locals and tourists alike through the #DISCOVEROURREGION hashtag.

The Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association acknowledges the homeland of the many diverse First Nations and Métis people whose ancestors have walked this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to work, live and learn on the traditional territory of Treaty 8.

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