St. Albert Travel Guide
Welcome to St. Albert!The City of St. Albert, Alberta can trace its beginnings back to missionary Father Albert Lacombe, who built a log chapel in the Sturgeon River Valley in 1861. The Father Lacombe Chapel, which was used to minister to local Cree and Metis, has been completely restored to its original state and can be toured from June until September. After touring the chapel, those interested in learning even more about the city's past can check out the Musee Heritage Museum which features exhibits on St. Albert's history and people. While some may want to learn about its intriguing past, there is also plenty of excitement to be had in St. Albert. The Kinsmen Rainmaker Rodeo is a popular summertime event where both visitors and locals live it up and The International Children's Festival, which is held each May, is an enjoyable event for the entire family. Shopping enthusiasts will love the St. Albert Outdoor Farmer's Market as it is a great spot to head for fresh produce, homemade treats and local arts and crafts. St. Albert is located slightly northeast of Edmonton, and is considered part of the greater Edmonton area.
Built in 1861 by Father Lacombe and his Metis helpers, the original log chapel and the St.
Hotels & Motels
The St Albert Inn & Suites can be found at the Gateway to St Albert, known as St Albert’s “Community Hotel”.
Current & Upcoming Events [ View All ]
Looking for something to do in St. Albert? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).
- Big Lake Artists' Studios Open House/Show & Sale
Mar 11 » St. Albert