After Hours Public Works Emergency Phone: (403) 782-3880
5432 – 56 Avenue
Lacombe, AB T4L 1E9
Hours of operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed all statutory holidays.
Centrally located on the Hwy 2 corridor, the Lacombe Region is just over an hour’s drive away from Calgary and Edmonton. Whether through a historic guided tour, tasting local food, attending a festival or discovering our beaches and countryside attractions, visitors to the region will find many ways to make new favourite memories.
The Lacombe Region is rich in culture and heritage and home to vibrant communities with a strong sense of their past. Landmarks such as the Michener House, the Flatiron Building, the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop and the Pico House are permanent highlights for their history, local importance and architecture.
Our Farmers’ Markets are great places to discover the many different foods grown and raised in the Lacombe Region. From May to October, pick up locally grown produce, free-range organic and/or hormone-free meats, natural honey, baked goods, artisanal gifts, and woodwork at one of our markets in Blackfalds, Lacombe or Bentley. Can’t make it to the market? Discover Brown Eggs and Lamb, a farm store open year round, or go online to Central Alberta’s online local food market, the Green Pantry. Delicious, home-made food can also be enjoyed at the many local and family-owned cafés and eateries in the area.
Festivals and events showcase our lively arts & culture scene and celebrate the agricultural heritage of our region. Major annual events in the region include: The Encore Art Show and Sale, The Vintage Tractor Pull and Show, The Eckville Rodeo, Canada Day, Lacombe Days, Bentley Fair and Rodeo Days, AB Open Farm Days, the Lacombe Culture & Harvest Festival and Light Up the Night.
On a beautiful Alberta day, go for a drive on scenic Hwy 12. Head west to discover the natural beauty of Alberta’s first Provincial Park – Aspen Beach Provincial Park, and let your toes touch the sand at Gull Lake. Keep going west and discover the communities of Bentley – celebrating their centennial this year, and Eckville – host to the annual Eckville Rodeo. Heading east from Lacombe on Hwy 12, stop for lunch the Ellis Bird Farm or make it a daytrip to the communities of Alix and Mirror and discover the area of Buffalo Lake. All across the region you will find great camping options and a variety of places to stay for every budget!
You will be charmed by this beautiful part of Alberta that has so much to see and do.
We warmly invite you to discover and explore our region.