Fort Edmonton Park’s Famous Cinnamon Buns

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We get many questions here at Fort Edmonton Park, and one of the most common ones is “how come you don’t have those cinnamon buns anymore?” It’s been many years since the decision was made to stop making the famous cinnamon buns; however, we now have a state-of-the-art kitchen and thought the timing was right to bring back those delicious …

Come and meet… The Returned Soldier

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Tom Long, 2018 You are strolling along 1920 Street and a uniformed veteran approaches you with a pamphlet. “Will you support the Calgary Declaration? Will you support giving the veterans their due?” he asks you earnestly. You get to the front of the line-up and finally come face-to-face with the Lance Corporal. “Name and rank?” He asks first, but seeing …

Fort Edmonton Park Launches New Strategic Direction

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Edmonton, AB – June 8, 2018 Fort Edmonton Management Company (FEMCo) is embarking on an exciting new strategic direction for Fort Edmonton Park. “Fort Edmonton Park will become the premier cultural tourism attraction in Western Canada. This is a huge undertaking and the top three strategic priorities that we’ll focus on are relevant experiences, accessibility and ensuring the Park is …

Fort Edmonton Park Releases Enhancement Project Operations Optimization Plan

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Edmonton, AB – March 5, 2018 Fort Edmonton Park is getting ready for a 165 million dollar enhancement that will offer exciting new experiences for Edmontonians and visitors. The update will include an upgrade of the existing underground utilities, a new front entry plaza and admissions facility, an expansion of the Selkirk Hotel and the 1920s Midway, plus the addition …

Update on Expansion

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Fort Edmonton Park is located along the North Saskatchewan river valley in Edmonton and provides guests the opportunity to experience life in the region in earlier times. Fort Edmonton Park is expanding and improving the historical and cultural accuracy of its buildings, programming and exhibits as well as improving the visitor experience. Major projects within this expansion include: Expansion of …

Fort Edmonton Park Basks in the Glow of Public Accolades

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Edmonton, AB – November 21, 2017 Fort Edmonton Park has once again been recognized for leadership in programming. This latest accolade comes in the form of Finalist in the Governor General’s History Award for excellence in Museums: History Alive! Two of the Park’s innovative team members, Brittany Cherwenick, Indigenous Relations Coordinator and Laura Nichol, Volunteers and Outreach Coordinator, are in …

Proud Recipients of the Robert R. Janes Award

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Fort Edmonton Park is thrilled to be the 2017 recipient of the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility. It is an incredible honour and we want to thank the Alberta Museums Association as well as recognize our partners, the Métis Nation of Alberta and Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations. The Selection Committee identified our commitment to embracing the …

Fort Edmonton Park receives $33.5 million in provincial funding

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Friday April 15, 2016 – The Fort Edmonton Management Company (FEMCo) is immensely pleased to be informed of the Provincial Government’s decision to support our proposal for the development of Fort Edmonton Park. It is with sincere gratitude that the company extends thanks to Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dr. Bob Turner, MLA for Edmonton Whitemud, and the …

News: New addition to the Blatchford Field Air Hangar opened today

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Thursday March 17, 2016 – The Fort Edmonton Management Company and the Fort Edmonton Foundation were pleased to announce the opening of the new Blatchford Field Air Hangar Catering Kitchen. This 3.3 million dollar addition was possible due to a $1.8 million contribution from the City of Edmonton and $1.5 million contribution from the Government of Alberta. City of Edmonton …

Park wins Alberta Tourism Award for Marketing Excellence

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Tuesday October 27, 2015 – Fort Edmonton Park has been recognized for their creative marketing campaign “Edmonton’s Story, Make it Yours” and awarded the Alberta Tourism Award for Marketing Excellence. The campaign asked guests to share their Fort Edmonton Park stories. The response was tremendous and the tales received ranged from first kisses to wedding anniversaries, reunions, school trips and corporate …

Métis Nation of Alberta and Fort Edmonton Park Forge New Relationship

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Friday August 7, 2015 – At 1 pm today, Métis Nation of Alberta President Audrey Poitras and Fort Edmonton Management Company Board Chair Doug Goss signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation. This MOU represents a significant step forward between the Métis Nation of Alberta and the Fort Edmonton Management Company as they will work together in the spirit of …

Fort Edmonton Park recipient of Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Funding

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Friday July 31, 2015 – Johnny J Jones Junior acted as Master of Ceremonies this morning on location at his “hoitsy-toitsy, magnificent” Midway at Fort Edmonton Park, where he hosted a Funding Announcement for the Government of Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Mr. Jones (aka Dana Andersen, Artistic Director) had the pleasurable task of introducing “a swell group of stand-up …

Fort Edmonton Park chosen one of Alberta’s most respected companies

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In January, Alberta Venture commissioned Leger Marketing to conduct a survey which would identify those organizations in Alberta that have earned the respect of both the business community and consumers. Fort Edmonton Park is proud to announce it has ranked first among Edmonton attractions, fifth among tourism institutions in Alberta and is part of the top 25 most reputable businesses overall. The survey included …