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One of the most anticipated annual events is back again this year! The Scarecrow Festival features a weekend full of exciting activities, all of which will raise funds for the Grande Prairie Sunrise Rotary Club and organizations that help support charitable initiatives in the community. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a weekend full of fall-themed events, all while supporting a good cause. 
 
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with the Scarecrow Fest-of-Ale. This is an event that is sure to delight all beer lovers. A ticket gets you 8 samples of beer from breweries both near and far, including Big Rock, Wild Rose and Grande Prairie’s own Grain Bin. There’s nothing like enjoying a boldly flavoured brew in the crisp fall air. 
 
On Saturday is the festival shindig. Just what is a shindig, you ask? Well, a shindig is another word for a party! This one features live music, festive creations and a delicious sit-down dinner This event brings both locals and visitors together in an event where you can enjoy the artistry and community spirit of Grande Prairie. Celebrate all things fall while dancing the night away! 
 
Sunday is all about family. Bring your young ones down to Family Fun Day. The kids will have a blast exploring the Petting Zoo, getting their faces painted and enjoying some live entertainment! 
 
In addition to all the fun to be had at the Scarecrow Festival, you can enjoy all the festivities that fall brings at Stanford Inn and Suites. Our Thanksgiving Dinner menu is back again this year. We’re offering a delicious serving of Thanksgiving classics including turkey, mashed potatoes and, of course, lots of gravy. It’s a meal that will fill the stomach and warm the soul. Come enjoy Canadian Thanksgiving with us on October 14th.  We will also be serving our yummy brunch as well.  







Stanford Inn and Suites is happy to offer you a home away from home this Thanksgiving! We have many suite options to suit a range of budgets and lifestyles. Have a browse through our hotel gallery to get a sense of what we offer!