Town of Vermilion
New Ideas for Living!
Description:Travel two hours east of Edmonton to Experience New Ideas for Living at the corner of Highway 16 and Highway 41 in the growing community of Vermilion. With a population of over 4,500, it features excellent cultural and recreational facilities, plus new retail and commercial developments.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTSTake in the Vermilion Agricultural Fair, one of the oldest and largest traditional fairs in Western Canada, celebrating their 112th Anniversary this year on July 26-28. Join more than 26,000 annual attendees at Fair events including a parade, trade shows, animal judging, pony chuckwagon and chariot races, entertainment, and agricultural/horticultural displays. Popular Livestock Shows are light horse, beef, sheep, goat, poultry, and the Heavy Horse Show. Other popular events during the year include; Celebrate Canada Day at the Taste of Vermilion on June 29, Art in the Park on September 8, Savor Vermilion on November 23, and Candy Cane Countdown in December.
Step back in time at the Vermilion Heritage Museum, which is located in an historic school with seven galleries, plus two display buildings.
Enjoy the outdoors in Vermilion with trails, a spray park, mini golf, a nine-hole golf course, soccer fields, trout pond and playgrounds. Camping at the Vermilion Provincial Park is also very popular. Once winter arrives, enjoy the cross-country ski trails where Beckie Scott, Canadian Olympic gold medalist, trained.
EAT SHOP STAYFind a variety of shopping and dining establishments along Highway 41, on Railway Avenue and through Vermilion's beautiful downtown mainstreet. Love quilting? Then visit Extraordinary Extras on the Go East Quilting Tour. Have a great stay in town at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites, Super 8 Hotel, or Days Inn.
Vermilion Featured Businesses & Attractions
AttractionsCREAM Museum Tour
Event and Conference FacilitiesRed Feather Ridge
Name: Town of Vermilion
Office Address: 5021 - 49 Ave., Vermilion, Alberta
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