Village of Holden
Share the Charm of Country Living
Description:Country charm and community spirit abound in this cozy village located on Highway 14, just one hour east of Edmonton. Holden has much to offer through annual events and local attractions.
The Holden Museum is a popular stop, located just east of the Main Street Cenotaph. Open on the weekends from early May to Labour Day, or anytime by appointment – this heritage building is full of memories and local lore.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS
For 37 years the Beaver Regional Arts Society has presented a season series of performances at the Beaver Regional Arts Centre in Holden (now the Paragon Theatre). A delicious supper is available after each show. For information and tickets call Christine at 780-688-3812, or Susan at 780-688-2126. Beaverhill Players is a community theatre organization based in Holden, which produces adult and family plays and hosts a Junior Players theatre school for those in grades 4 through 12. They also recently installed a beautiful huge screen for showing movies, generally on the second Saturday of the month. Call 780-663-2113 or visit www.beaverhillplayers.com for more details.
Studio 14 Gallery is an arts venue developed by and for local artists. Located in a designated historic church building across from the Community Hall, it hosts special events and offers weekend open hours during the summer.
This year, events in Holden include a fun-filled Farmers' Day celebration on the second Saturday in June, a Junior Cattle Show June 24-25, Legion Pig Roast on August 12, and Christmas Market on the third Saturday of November.
The Village campground has three 30 amp power sites, four un-serviced sites, plus overflow space in a quiet, well-kept area. Enjoy ball diamonds, a playground and a spray park nearby. Municipal water taps and an RV dump station are also available.
EAT SHOPExplore the unique options for shopping and dining in Holden. Of special interest is the NU2U2 store, which is run by a non-profit society. Staffed by volunteers, it takes donations or consignments of gently used clothing and accessories. Open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday on Main Street 4904 - 50 St. For more information call 780-603-9729.
Holden Featured Businesses
AttractionsCREAM Museum Tour
Event FacilitiesHolden Community Hall
Name: Village of Holden
Office Address: 4810 - 50 Street, Holden, Alberta
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