Town of Lamont
City Living, Country Style
Description:Lamont is a great destination if you are wishing to head out for weekend or short trips. Located just 35 minutes east of Edmonton on Highway 15, and 40 minutes northwest of Vegreville also on Hwy 15.
Lamont has a full range of services and amenities, including a nationally top-rated hospital, full-service senior's lodge, pre-kindergarten to grade 12 public schools, library, arena, curling rink, local parks, tourist and workforce accommodations, fine dining as well as a full assortment of shopping needs. Visit Lamont to experience city living-country style.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTSThe Mohyla, located just north of Lamont, was constructed in 1991 and it marks the centenary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. This historical site is a must see while visiting the community.
The exceptional murals on the north wall of Lamont High School, north and east walls of the Arena and in the Lamont Health Care Centre are another must see.
Lamont Community Christmas Light Up, held yearly the last Saturday of November is an exciting winter festival celebrating the holiday season with activities and entertainment. Cookie decorating, bake sales, pictures with Santa along with a Festival of Trees (Lamont Style). To end off the day, the kids are sure to love the wagon rides to see the Christmas lights around the town. Many great events happening all year long can be found on the Go East of Edmonton website events listing page.
OUTDOORSA day of fishing is always relaxing at the Lamont Fish Pond which is home to a great population of trout, refreshed every year before the May long weekend. Lamont is the gateway to Elk Island National Park where you could be spending an educational, hiking or relaxing day while watching the large herds of bison.
Lamont is a bustling community with a full range of services including accommodations, dining, and shopping to make your stay a pleasant one. Be sure to visit Elk Island Thrift Store while on the Go East Antique Tour. Plan to stay in downtown Lamont at Archie’s Motel with kitchen units available. Heartland Hotel on the west side of town offers comfortable, modern stays, for a night or long-term.
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Name: Town of Lamont
Office Address: 5307 - 50 Ave., Lamont, Alberta
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