City of Lloydminster
Canada's Provincial Border City
Visitor Information CentreLloydminster Chamber of Commerce 4419 - 52 Ave. 780-875-9013 Travel Alberta Visitor Centre Open May-Sept. on Hwy 16 at the east end of Lloydminster.
Description:Straddling the Alberta-Saskatchewan border and represented by the world's tallest border markers, Lloydminster has the distinction of being Canada's Border City.
ATTRACTIONSFor a history lesson, visit Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre which houses a museum, art gallery, wildlife display, science centre and more. Take the kids to the Zoo just east of Lloydminster - from reptiles to pot belly pigs - they will love it! Check out the Servus Sports Centre for fitness, summer and winter sports plus special events, or take a dip in the pool at the Lloydminster Leisure Centre.
Major events include the Arts Without Borders Festival and Streetfest plus the “Just Kruzin” Show N’ Shine. Enjoy a variety of concerts year round at the Vic Juba Community Theatre and downtown at The Root. In the summer don’t miss the top events at Lloydminster Exhibition. Come one, come all to Colonial Days Fair in mid-July. Enjoy four fun-filled days complete with a parade, midway, major grandstand shows, chuckwagon races, demolition derby, an awesome fireworks finale and much more! In August the action returns with the CPCA Chuckwagon Finals. In October, see Canada’s top cowboys during the Bull Riders Canada Finals. Local food producers are showcased during Harvest Feastival in the fall. Come mid-November enjoy the ever popular Lloydminster Christmas Craft Fair (pictured above). Did you know the Border City Farmers Market runs year round on Thursdays?
OUTDOORSGet outdoors to enjoy the 300 acre Bud Miller All Seasons Park. See North America's largest working Sun Dial or play a round of mini golf or frisbee golf. If regular golf is your passion, there are two challenging courses in the city to test your skills. You can also stay at Weaver Park Campground or at one of the many new hotels throughout the city.
EAT SHOP STAYAs the eastern gateway to the Go East of Edmonton Tourism Region, Lloydminster is a thriving retail centre with something for everyone. Across Lloydminster you will find over 10 great choices for hotels, all close to dining and shopping outlets. The Border City Farmers Market is open year round on Thursdays, and Saturdays in the winter, at the Servus Sports Centre. Vendors are always welcome and offer a full range of health and wellness products, locally grown vegetables, honey, chocolates, clothing, and handmade crafts to name a few. The East Market Noodle House Pho Restaurant has the best selection of Vietnamese specialties with the freshest of ingredients and gluten free options. Whether you're craving a vermicelli bowl or spring rolls, this is an excellent hot spot. You can have your cake and eat it too at On The Border Bake Shop. All of their delicious cakes and treats are made from scratch and baked in-house with the finest of ingredients including Belgium chocolate, vanilla beans from Madagascar and the freshest produce and dairy.
The Collective Art Market is a gallery and boutique store that promotes and sells the work of 30+ Lloydminster area artists, artisans and authors. Shop local and find the perfect gift from painters, potters, jewellers, fibre artists, sculptors, woodworkers, glass artists, leather workers, photographers and more! The Country Store is located in one of the oldest homes in Lloydminster and specializes in country décor, antique furniture and treasures from the past. It won't disappoint, so head on over to this farmhouse inspired general store. For unique design ideas you will be very impressed with stop in at Dawn Interiors & Fashions. She has a wide variety of home decor, fashions and design ideas waiting for you!
Lloydminster Featured Businesses & Attractions
AttractionsBorder City Petting Zoo
Food & DiningBorder City Farmers' Market
East Market Noodle House
Lloydminster Christmas Craft Fair Inc.
ShoppingLloydminster Home Hardware
The Country Store
Name: City of Lloydminster
Office Address: 4420 - 50 Ave., Lloydminster, Alberta
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