A small town with big heart, Barrhead stands proudly in north central Alberta.  With its roots set in Agriculture, farm fresh culinary experiences aren't just a luxury, they're the gold standard. On our shop-filled streets where people say "good morning" and mean it, you will experience the friendly small town way of life with many things to do within an hour of the Capital Region. Access Alberta's natural amenities with things to do in Barrhead such as hikes along the Athabasca River, paddles in our many lakes , visits to our various campgrounds, motorsport parks, luxury wedding venues, and so much more. A place of wellness, diversity, and compassion - this is Barrhead.

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Wondering if there are things to do in Barrhead? More than you think!
Read our blog to discover everything Barrhead has to offer.

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Farm Fresh close to home! Discover unique-to-Barrhead culinary experiences at many of our local restaurants, taprooms, cafes, and eateries. Whether it's world famous Alberta raised beef or brewed in Barrhead spirits, there's something for everyone.

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An Explosion of Local Flavours

Explore Barrhead's unique local restaurants.  From ethnic fare to pub burgers, Barrhead's restaurants will more than simply satisfy your cravings.

Shop Local

The unique character of the Barrhead community is defined in large part by the businesses that reside here. Barrhead's small town charm is exemplified by the superior customer service provided in addition to our merchants' unique offerings - some handmade in Barrhead.

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Dive into the heart of Barrhead, Alberta with our immersive blog stories, showcasing the town's vibrant events, attractions, and hidden gems. Don't miss out on discovering the rich experiences Barrhead has to offer — start exploring our blogs now and plan your perfect Alberta getaway.

experiences to last a lifetime

From the tranquil nature trails of Thunder Lake Provincial Park to the tantalizing offerings at the Barrhead Farmers Market, the spirited game at the Barrhead Golf Club, and the unique cultural immersion at the annual Barrhead Blue Heron Fair - Barrhead, Alberta is a summer adventure waiting to be discovered!

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