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posted by: Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites on: July 22, 2019

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August in Stony Plain, Alberta is far from plain. This month, you can find several fun family-friendly activities happening across town. The town of Stony Plain is a gem within Parkland County, boasting a beautiful mural program documenting the town's colourful history. 


If you're visiting this quaint town in August, be sure to check out these upcoming events!

Artful August


With a long-standing history of supporting the arts, the community of Stony Plain continues this tradition every Saturday with an event called Artful August. Inspired by the art markets on Salt Spring Island, local creatives, painters, crafters and makers are invited to showcase and sell their goods along the Multicultural Heritage Centre grounds.


Members can participate to be a vendor for free, at a low cost of $25 a year for membership, which offers access to several free and discounted activities and opportunities to support artistic growth. 


Parkland Summer Night Market


Long days and warm nights make night markets the best summer evening activity! The Parkland Summer Night Market returns on August 9-10 at the Stony Plain Heritage Pavilion. The market boasts over 120 vendors selling crafts, food, local and hand-made goods, and best of all—free entrance. 


Uniquely, the organizers follow a no-repeat policy, meaning there are no repeat-vendors throughout the weekend. Each night features new vendors and a variety of options. Swing by the market to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones!


Farm & Heritage Carnival


The Stony Plain & District Chamber of Commerce's signature event, the Farm & Heritage Carnival returns on August 17 at the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator site. Families are invited to the Grain Elevator for a fun day full of games, face-painting, and a petting zoo with mini-farm animals. Bring your kids and your friends to this wholesome summer event!


While exploring the charming town of Stony Plain, be sure to book a stay at Best Western Sunrise Inn Hotel. Experience a stress-free stay offering many relaxing on-site amenities like a pool, waterslide, and complimentary breakfast. Don't miss out on this highly comfortable and affordable accommodation!