Town of Daysland
Home of the Scenic Crocus Trail Walking Path
Description:The Town of Daysland is located 32 km southeast of Camrose on Highway 13. Home to over 800 residents, it serves as the education, medical, and shopping center for a large mixed farming district. The town's quiet streets are lined with stately trees and there are many parks and natural areas to enjoy.
Daysland was named after Edgerton W. Day, who purchased the land for the community from the Canadian Pacific Railroad in 1904 — he became the town's first mayor in 1905. Over 100 community volunteers organize a variety of cultural events throughout the year.
Come to town for a movie, a night of musical entertainment, or to watch a ball or hockey game. Daysland's cultural life is one of the major attractions for residents and visitors. Our facilities include the Palace Theatre, the Senior Drop-In Centre, the Community Hall, Daysland School, and the Public Library.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS
The historic Palace Theatre, built in 1952 and located on Main Street, was recently resurrected by a dedicated group of volunteers; it now hosts movies and monthly entertainment including live theatre, cinema, musicals and visual art events. Visit DaysArts.ca for the DaysArts Concert series and the movie schedule.
Daysland is a very family friendly community — there is a K-12 school, and sports teams including hockey and baseball. There is an active hospital featuring surgery options, as well as a medical clinic that serves not only Daysland but patients from as far away as St. Albert. Providence Place is a state-of-the-art seniors aging in place facility.
For Canada's 150th anniversary this year, the community will host several special events. In the spring, drive by our display of tulips. For Canada Day, celebrations will include family activities, food, and a car show.
Recreational facilities include a beautiful walking trail known as the Crocus Trail. It consists of 3.5 kilometres of scenic, maintained trail for you to enjoy. The trail has been open since 1993 thanks to the generous donations and support of the community and volunteers. There is a nine-hole golf course featuring a new island green built in 2014, which provides a challenge for golfers of all levels of experience. The course also has a licensed clubhouse, restaurant, and campsites with hook-ups available.
With a variety of retail shops, accommodations, cafés & attractions, plus medical and professional services, Daysland makes for a great daytrip or stopover. For a great place to grab a bite, Henry Family Restaurant offers both Chinese and Western options. The Lady Bug Pick Nic Ltd is a great place to shop for gifts as they have a great selection of home décor, collectibles and antiques. Stay a night at the Daysland Hotel, and wet your whistle any day of the week at the Doghouse Tavern. Those who are camping can drop off their bottles at the Daysland Bottle Depot. For a complete business and services directory, visit the Daysland website at http://www.daysland.ca
EAT SHOP STAY
Daysland Featured Businesses
DiningHenry Family Restaurant
AttractionsThe Palace Theatre
GolfingDaysland Golf Club
ShoppingThe Lady Bug Pick Nic Ltd.
Name: Town of Daysland
Office Address: 5130 - 50 Street, Daysland, AB
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