CITY OF CAMROSE
The City of Camrose, located in the heart of Central Alberta with a population of approximately 20,000 people, is a unique city with a rich history and a modern vibrancy. Built upon Indigenous traditional hunting grounds and grown through a wave of Scandinavian immigration, Camrose became a confluence for railway goods and passenger transportation that still supports an extensive agriculture industry. Camrose has cemented its position as a regional hub for commerce, recreation, health care, and education.
Camrose is a city alive with activity. The diverse and thriving arts and culture scene offers entertainment and creative opportunities all year round. Two live production theatres host unique performances, providing a stage for everyone from local artisans to professional touring companies. The gorgeous Stoney Creek river valley that winds through the City is a nature reprieve and playground for year-round outdoor enthusiasts who hike, mountain bike, paddle on the lake, and cross-country ski.
Things To Do
Arts & Culture
The City of Camrose hosts art exhibits, puts on live stage performances, and history housed at museums and key historic sites including a grain elevator and railway station.
Events and Festivals
Camrose is known for hosting unique events & festivals year round including the iconic Big Valley Jamboree, Kick’n Country Parade, Canada Day celebrations, Jay Walkers Jamboree, and so much more!
Eat and Drink
Enjoy eating at popular chain restaurants or at the many artisan locations throughout the City. Many producers work closely with restaurants to provide farm-to-table menu items to elevate each meal. The Camrose region hosts seven different brewers, distillers, and wineries so raise a glass to the experience.
Farmers Markets are hosted year round at Duggan Mall and during the summer months at outdoor markets. Connect with local producers at these eclectic markets.
From game cafes to spas, shopping to brewery tours, Camrose has indoor activities for the whole family.
Camrose is known for the exceptional and extensive trail system in the Stoney Creek valley and around Mirror Lake. The multi-use trail system hosts walking, hiking and biking with paved trails open year round as well as cross country skiing on the groomed ski trails in the winter. Sledding, skating, disc golfing, paddling, and cooling off in the spray park are popular outdoor activities as well.
Camrose has all types of shops from popular chains to small businesses. Downtown Camrose is known for unique boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and all types of small businesses. The east end hosts many industrial businesses including mechanics, manufacturing, and agricultural services. The west end is where you will find many chain stores including grocery and pet stores, Duggan Mall, and chain restaurants.