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the Go East Team who bring you Go East of Edmonton every year!

We are proud to feature 7 PHOTO CONTEST Submissions on this year’s front cover! 1. Canada Day Little Dude Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day Parade by Candace Reichl. 2. Canola Field in Strathcona County by Barb Matwie. 3. Lloydminster Exhibition Colonial Days Fair by Daria Webb. @DariaWebbPhotography 4. Aurora Borealis near Wainwright by Sheri White @prairiewinds77

Fishing on Lac La Biche Lake by Darren Kisilevich.

5. Bald Eagle along Hwy 21 in Strathcona County by Monica Helgoth.

Battle River Train Excursions, photo by Flagstaff County

6. Sunset at Elk Island National Park by Dick Tam.

In Alberta map - Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park walking trail by Alberta Parks.

7. Kayaking on Astotin Lake at Elk Island National Park by Sarah Kraus.

Back Cover Photo Lac La Biche Region by Mel Skladan @melskladan

Over 500 photos were entered in last year’s

It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Our 2019 issue is once again packed full of the best adventures and getaways all over the region. This issue has many new attractions and businesses such as shops and restaurants that are well worth the drive to Go East of Edmonton! Every community story and the “Eat Shop Stay” has been researched and written by us to once again guide you to great places and activities this year!

Photo Contest! We are excited to feature some of the best photos here in this Travel Guide!

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Be sure to follow us and share your adventures at...

@GoEastofEdmonton who submitted photos of our beautiful region in 2018!


You could win up to $1000 in cash and prizes


in the 2019 Photo Contest AND your photo could appear in the 2020 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide! TO ENTER THE PHOTO CONTEST VISIT:


Listen every week on the radio or online to hear Kevin (#guruofgo) on every Friday morning at approximately 8:15 am to find out about events, and what to see and do around the region.

Questions? 1-888-632-8755 or See the Travel Guide online at

2019 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide Published annually by




Publisher Marketing Manager

Design & Digital Media Manager

Kevin D. Kisilevich

Jolene Kisilevich


Advertising Design

Eugene Dmytriw

Wanda Magnan

Marketing & Communications

Events & Communications

Jenni Gladue

Donna Jenson

Special Events Assistant


Cody Kisilevich

Go East RTO (Regional Tourism Organization) – Tourism & Community Development and Promotion. The official DMO - Destination Marketing Organization for East Central Alberta. The Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is the official Guide to the Region. Contact: Donna Jenson, Office Administrator 780-632-7699 Mailing Address: 50230 Rg Rd. 200 Beaver County, AB T0B 4J2

Please send editorial submissions, photos, advertising inquiries or comments to:

P.O. Box 455, Vegreville, Alberta T9C 1R6 Phone 780-632-6191 1-888-632-8755

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