2016

Harvest Festival

Sunday, September 11 from 12–4 pm at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

  • Craft guild demonstrations by the Edmonton Weavers Association, Edmonton Rug Hooking Association and the
  • St. Albert Quilter’s guild
  • Hot buttered corn
  • Mini-donuts and Cotton Candy
  • Farm Animals from City Life Farms
  • Beekeeping demos
  • Photo booth
  • Guided tours of the grain elevators
  • Bluegrass performances by the Pluckin’ Holler Boys
  • Children’s crafts and activities
  • Art activity by Art Gallery of St. Albert
  • Story time and puppet shows with the St. Albert Public Library

Historic Walking Tours

Suggestion donation of $2 – 3

Join us for Historic Walking Tours of St. Albert’s past and discover what makes our city unique! Walking tours run throughout the summer St. Albert’s riverside, historic downtown, and Mission Hill. All tours meet at the Little White School (2 Madonna Drive) at 6:30 pm. The Downtown Tour is approximately 1 – 1.5 hours, while the Riverside Tour is about 1.5 – 2 hours.

June 23 – Downtown
July 7 – Riverside
July 21 – Downtown
July 27 – Mission Hill
August 11 – Riverside
August 17 – Mission Hill
August 25 – Downtown
September 8 – Riverside
Backpack Walking Tours

Rent a backpack from the Musée Héritage Museum (suggested donation $5) and head out to enjoy your own Walking Tour! Backpacks are equipped with resources that will enhance your Walking Tour as you learn about the history and ecosystem of the Sturgeon River.


Summer Drop-In Programs

Suggested donation of $2 – 3

Summer programs are back at the Museum and Heritage Sites!

Homemade Mondays at Father Lacombe Chapel
Mondays: July 11 – August 29, drop-in from 11 am – 4 pm

Tuesdays Together at the Musée Héritage Museum
Tuesdays: July 12 – August 30. Hour long guided programs begin at 10 am and 1 pm

Game Day at the Little White School
Wednesdays: July 13 – August 24, drop-in from 11 am – 4 pm

Craft Thursdays at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park
Thursdays: July 14 – August 25, drop-in from 11 am – 4 pm


The Food Trucks Are Coming

Friday, August 26 from 5 – 9 pm

Close out your summer as the food trucks return to the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park for a second event! Join us for great food, beer gardens, and tours of the historic grain elevators.

Truck List:

12 ACRES Restaurant
Afterbite Mobile Kitchen
Attila The HUNgry
Aussie Tucker Food Truck Edmonton
Cookie Love
DaVinci Gelato
Dedo’s Food Truck & Catering
Drift Food Truck
Go Nuts 4 Donuts
The Crooked Fork
Incredible Edibles
Jack’s Burger Shack
Little Village Food Truck
Meat Street Pies
Orbit Food Truck
Pink Taffeta Eatery and Catering Co.
S’wich Food Truck

View the menu.


Canada Day

July 1 from 12 – 4 pm

Join us on July 1 for Canada Day at the Grain Elevator Park, Little White School, and Father Lacombe Chapel.

Little White School: Design a flag and win prizes in the Great Canadian Flag debate, decorate cookies and tour the schoolhouse.

St. Albert Grain Elevator Park: Snacks, live music, activities and tours will keep all ages entertained.

Father Lacombe Chapel: Participate in crafts and a scavenger hunt, eat homemade ice cream and tour Alberta’s oldest—yes, oldest—building.


The Food Trucks Are Coming

They’re back! The food trucks return to the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park to serve up delicious food! Visit the idyllic park setting, bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy the region’s best food trucks!

Sunday, June 19 (Father’s Day) from 1 – 5 pm

Join us for Father’s Day at St. Albert Grain Elevator Park! Sample dishes from 14 of the region’s best food trucks, tour the grain elevators, enjoy live music and more! Delicious fun for all ages.

Truck List:

Afterbite Mobile Kitchen
Aussie Tucker
Beavertails
Cookie Love Machine
DaVinci Gelato Originale
Dedo’s Food Truck
Go Nuts 4 Donuts
Incredible Edibles Catering
Jack’s Burger Shack
Little Village Food Truck
Meat Street Pies
Orbit Food Truck
Pink Taffeta
S’wich Food Truck
View the menu.


2015

Remembrance Day

Wednesday, November 11 from 10 am – 1 pm

Commemorate Remembrance Day with a visit to the Musée Héritage Museum. The Museum will have uniforms, helmets, jackets/tunics, and military gear for visitors to try on. World War I and World War II trivia panels, objects, photos, and other artifacts will also be on display. Other activities include a period World War II board game.


The Food Trucks Are Coming… Back!

Friday, Aug 28 from 5 – 9 pm at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

50/50 Re-Draw Results: The winning 50/50 ticket number is 031526 and has been claimed. Congratulations to Marion, who has won $496.00!

Thank you for helping make the food truck event a success! Some of the region’s best food trucks were on site, including: 12 Acres Farm, Afterbite Mobile Kitchen, Attila the HUNgry, Cookie Love Machine, The Crooked Fork, DaVinci Gelato Originale, Dedo’s Food Truck, Drift Eatery, Fab Food on Four, Go Nuts 4 Donuts, Incredible Edibles Catering, Little Village Food Truck, Meat Street Pies, Orbit Food Truck, S’wich Food Truck.

Mark your calendars for next year when the food trucks return to the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park!


Historic Walking Tours

Join us for a walking tour of St. Albert’s past and discover the things that make our city unique! Walking tours of St. Albert’s riverside and historic downtown run throughout the summer months. Along the walk archival photographs, stories and historic buildings bring the story of St. Albert, both past and present, to life. All tours meet at the Little White School (2 Madonna Drive, St Albert) at 6:30 pm.


Harvest Festival

Sunday, Sept 13 from 12 – 4 pm at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

Thank you for attending Harvest Festival at the Grain Elevator Park! The event included old fashioned fun for the whole family, including a face painter, balloon artist, live music, games and children’s activities, tours of the provincially designated grain elevators, photo booth fun, hot buttered corn on the cob, a scavenger hunt, and more!


Canada Day

July 1

Activities at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park, Little White School and Father Lacombe Chapel

Visitors celebrated Canada Day at the St. Albert Heritage Sites with old fashioned fun for the whole family!


Family Day Fun In St. Albert

Families visited the Little White School for a cup of hot chocolate and took part in our free, family activities, including Pastels with Pizzazz, hosted by the Art Gallery of St. Albert and a fun historical activity.


Remembrance Day

In honour of Remembrance Day, the Musée Héritage Museum displayed uniforms, helmets, jackets/tunics and military gear for visitors to try on. Other activities included a peace dove activity for children, a period World War II board game, a slideshow of photos from the archives, and a display where visitors could learn more about St Albert’s contributions to World War I and World War II with artifacts such as bayonets, uniform caps, ration booklets and more.