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A full listing of Prairie Gardens festivals & events:

We offer over 50 fun farm family activities!

Come join the over 1 million guests that have visited our farm! Gather your friends and family and head out to the country for a relaxing and fun day trip into Edmonton’s Countryside.

Hop! Easter Fest April 18-21st
The Easter Bunny is visiting the farm for an egg hunt! Hop in your car and head out for a hoppin’ fun day with a Pancake Breakfast, Easter crafts, the Marshmallow Harvest, & gardening workshops, bunnies and baby chicks!

Mother’s Day Garden Party May 11
Bring Mom for a country brunch amongst the blooms!  Guests also can enjoy country jazz, games, trackless train rides, and the new ‘moms’ at the petting farm with adorable baby lambs and bunnies!  Reservations and tickets required.

WORKSHOPS

Growing Herbs Workshop at Prairie Gardens with Farmer Tam - May 19

Cooking with Herbs Workshop with Farmer Tam - June 18
At the Morinville Cultural Center Kitchen

KIDS FUN ZONE ADVENTURE PROGRAMS

(June 1 – Sept 14)
Come to the Kids FunZone!  Special Promotional Pricing offers many farm fun activities. Come for an expedition to the farm to visit the baby animals, get some outdoor play time, and to explore the kids’ mazes.

Canada Day Weekend Fun!  Canada Day Long Weekend.
Grab your cowboy hat, and bring the kids for a daytrip to the countryside, including a wild west ghost town,  wagon rides, gem mining, bale mazes and more!

LOCAL FOOD AND TASTE EVENTS

Range Road Gourmet “Farm to Fork” Dinners  at Prairie Gardens
Join us and award winning Chefs Blair Lebsack and Caitlan Fulton.  Traveling between local farms, and using the food grown on location, they design menus based on regional and seasonal produce.

Fairy-Berry Festival Aug 2, 3, 4
Sprinkle a bit of magic and whimsy into this corn maze adventure to the farm! Fairies, pirates, fairy-strawberries, shortcake, folk music and the Great Maze opens this weekend!

U-Pick Strawberries at the Farm –  (Check back for dates)
Let the picking begin!  Come to the farm for all your favourites.

Get Picking! >

Open Farm Days -  Saturday Aug 23
Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm is pleased to have been selected to showcase Alberta Agritourism in this new event. Bring the whole family for behind the scenes tours of our community supported agriculture gardens, wagon rides around a working farm, and complimentary admission to our Kids Fun Zone & Kids Corn Mazes this day only.

Sweet Corn Fest Aug 30 – Sept 1
Corn Fest celebrates sweet corn on the farm with our own fresh Alberta corn on the cob, steamed the old fashioned way! Get hands-on with corn dolls, corn stalks, corn mazeways, bunnies, potato diggin’ and wagon rides!

‘Fall-o-Ween’ Harvest Fest Sept 20 & 21
There’s no place quite like our Fall-o-Ween Fest to take in the tastes, sights and aromas of the fall season! Complete with decorative displays, interactive events for kids, new Adventure Farm Fun, musical entertainment, farm babies and a harvest market!  It’s sure to be an experience the whole family will enjoy!  .

Sturgeon County Bounty Opens Haunted Pumpkin Fest Saturday, Sept 27
A celebration of the 50 mile diet, with real food, grown real local, right here in Sturgeon County.  Come meet the producers, chefs, and caterers to sample Sturgeon County’s bounty. 

HALLOWEEN (ENTIRE MONTH OF OCTOBER)

Haunted Pumpkin Festival –  Opens Sept 27 & 28
Weekends in October 2014 (Oct 4 & 5; Thanksgiving Weekend -11,12,&13; Oct 18 & 19; Oct 25 & 26)

Celebrate pumpkin harvest & family Halloween! There’s an infamous pumpkin cannon (really!), FREE scarecrow making, pumpkins galore, live music, mimes, mazes, theatre, animals and wagon rides.  Includes Thanksgiving Monday.

Christmas Events

A Prairie Christmas Dec 13 & 14
It’s a quieter, gentle time at the farm with fun indoor & outdoor activites for youngsters who still BELIEVE IN SANTA!  Designed for School Christmas Parties, and by reservation only, there’s a indoor snow ball fort, fox & goose trails in the snow, bale maze, and train rides on the Polar Express, free family photos with Santa Claus, shadow puppetry, and Christmas stories with Mrs. C.  Ends Dec 22.

Group Programs Through the Year for Adults & Families:

(Please book in advance.)

Young at Heart Seniors Adventure Daytrips  May – October.
Bring your seniors group back to the farm for some good ole’ fashioned country fun, local history, gardening, gem mining and petting farm.

Company Picnics and Retreats May – October.
Wagon rides, farm tours, picnic tables, guided team-building retreats, catered food services offering regional cuisine  and customized programs for company and family outings.

Family Night at the Maze - Saturday Evenings September-October.
Flashlight adventures by moonlight every Saturday night. Enjoy our bonfire, roast a hotdog & marshmallow.

Youth Group Flashlight Adventures By Reservation Weeknights
Admission includes a private group Campfire Site, firewood, and roasting sticks. By reservation only – Wednesday, Thursday,  and Friday evenings).

Birthday Parties for Children, Tweens, Teens and even for Retirement Get-togethers!
Gather friends and family around the campfire, roast some marshmallows and have some fun!
Themes: Train, Cowboys, Princess, Fairies  and Halloween Parties.

QUICK LINKS – GROUP PROGRAMS

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