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posted by: Stanford Inn & Suites Grande Prairie on: August 09, 2014
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The Street Festival is over but the fun continues well into August in Grande Prairie this summer.  This August, take a tour of our town or be informed and educated by participating in some great family and kid-friendly programs at the Grande Prairie Museum. 

GP Rotary Club’s City Bus Tour | 11 Aug 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’ve just arrived in town there’s no better way to get a sense of Grande Prairie than by taking the legendary Rotary City Bus Tour.  This free 1.5 hour tour departs at 7pm from the Visitors Centre and features interesting stories of the city’s history and its contemporary aspirations.  Plus, the visitor from the farthest away gets a prize!
Grande Prairie Rotary Club City Bus Tour

Heritage Hunters – Family Event | Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Grande Prairie Museum hosts this family friendly event where you can learn about other cultures through fun games, crafts, music, painting, colouring and taste tests!  After the event, browse the museum’s history galleries or check out the fully reconstructed heritage village featuring a Hudson’s Bay Store and original schoolhouse.  Best of all, as part of the city’s 100-year anniversary, admission to the museum is entirely free all summer. 


Crafty Critters – Summer Fun Activity for Kids! | 14 & 21 August 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Kids love this hands on event where each week they will learn about one of the region of Grande Prairie’s most common animals.  August 14th is “owl” day, where kids can play interactive games, partake in scavenger hunts challenge themselves with puzzles and more.  August 21st is a surprise animal.  The kids will be so entertained they won’t even know they were learning!
Here at the Stanford Hotel Grande Prairie we cater to the needs of families with children.  Our hotel features a great and reasonably priced on-site restaurant where the whole family can dine hassle free.  We look forward to welcoming you at our hotel this summer.