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Fun Things To Do In Grande Prairie

At the Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre Grande Prairie, we believe there’s quite a difference between just staying in Grande Prairie and actually experiencing the best Grande Prairie has to offer. We can’t wait to show you the people, places and things to do that only residents who love the area can really tell you about. Residents like us.

We’ll help you find just the Alberta you came to see.

If you’re wondering what to do on a Thursday evening, looking for a fun place to take the kids or would like to hear about local events taking place in and around Grande Prairie during your stay, we’ve got the inside angle on it all. The historic attractions, shopping and outdoor adventures. The city’s most popular cultural hubs, from museums and theatre to live music and funky art galleries. 

But first, a little background…

The story of Grande Prairie, Alberta is one of bountiful farmland and award-winning wheat and Timothy seed. The story continues with the rich oil and gas deposits that have allowed Grande Prairie to remain a vibrant and growing community of 50,227 people, give or a take a few. Each has a story to share and every one of us can’t wait to show off our home. 

If you’d like to live like a local while you’re in town, let the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre Grande Prairie be your base of operations for exploring Grande Prairie’s countless treasures. For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite attractions and fun things to do.

You’ll have your choice of three championship golf courses: Bear Creek Golf Club, Dunes Golf & Winter Club and Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club. For outdoor adventurers, there’s nothing quite like the Wapiti Nordic Centre, which offers more than 40 kilometres of exhilarating cross-country skiing and hiking trails. Named in honour of the Cree term for “Bear Creek,” Muskoseepi Park is a postcard-perfect locale for bird watching, picnics, mini-golf and hiking. It is also home to Grande Prairie Museum and Heritage Village, where photos and other artefacts bring our community’s history to vivid life.

For adventures of a more urban sort, there are award-winning restaurants and eclectic nightclubs where you can dance the night away. Or you can try your luck at the Great Northern Casino, which offers exciting poker, table games and slots, a stylish lounge and world-class live entertainment. 

You can also join Grande Prairie locals at play at vibrant festivals such as the Grande Prairie Stompede and the Summer Slam baseball tournament. If you need to satisfy your shopping fix, see why Grande Prairie Mall has made our city the “Shopping Capital of the North.”