Where to visit a farm this Christmas

There are plenty of opportunities to participate in “Christmas on the Farm” events around Alberta this December. From hayrides, smores, and eating locally made products, it’s a whole different experience than farm visits in the summer, and something you’ll definitely want to check out!

We’ve compiled a list of farm events around the province for you to attend.

Hartell Homestead

Have a very jolly Highland Christmas with Hartell Homestead. Located in the Foothills, it’s a perfect opportunity to visit the farm, see the Highland Cows and do some shopping.

Date: December 18
Location: Click here for directions
Time: 5-8pm
For more information: Follow their Instagram and Facebook pages

Activities: Photographs with the Highland Cows and goats, Gift baskets being made on-site.

 

Eh Farms

Eh Farms is hosting their Christmas event “Mistletoe and Swine” on

Date: December 19
Time: noon-4:30
Location: Eh Farms, 245048 TWP RD 244 Wheatland County

Cost: $25/car

Activities include Farm wagon tour, meeting Santa, fire pit, chicken alley (meet the frizzles), feeding a Red Mangalitsa pig, artisanal Christmas market, hot chocolate, and popcorn, leave with your own Red Mangalitsa Christmas ornament and much more.

Visits to the farm must be scheduled and paid for through the Eventbrite link

 

Forage and Farm/Stone Wood and Steel

It’s Stone Wood and Steel’s 25th anniversary and they’re celebrating every Saturday in December.

Date: December 4, 11 and 18
Time: 12-5
Location: Forage and Farm, Township Rd 212, Millarville, AB T0L 1K0

Activities: ⁠ Live blacksmithing demonstrations⁠, discounts on blacksmithing classes⁠, s’more kits available, farm store open (lots of garlic goodies)⁠.

Links: For information see their Instagram or Facebook pages.

 

Lil Ryley Farms

Join Lil Ryley Farm on December 19th for some Christmas fun

Date: December 19
Time: 1-5pm
Location: 45465 Range Road 190 Bawlf, Alberta
Cost: Free, but please bring a donation for the Camrose Food Bank.

Activities: hayrides, outdoor activities, farmers market, visit with the animals and hang out around the bonfire to warm up.

 

Wild Ventures Game Farm

Wild Ventures Game Farm Store is excited to announce our first Christmas Event!!

Come visit our country farm store and enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate by the bonfire, feed the chickens and longhorns, and drive by our bison herd on the way to the farm! Kids will leave with a special treat as well!
We will be having a horse carriage/sleigh ride on Sunday from 2-4 pm!

Date: December 11 & December 12
Time: December 11 from 11-7 and December 12 from 11-4
Location: 55017 RGE RD 100 Yellowhead County
Cost: Free
Link: Facebook

 

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