There are lots of exciting events in the Newell region to keep you entertained throughout the year. The winter months are filled with curling, music concerts, dinners and fundraisers. The Newell Regional Tourism Association (NRTA) encourages everyone to participate in as many events as possible. The Newell region has an abundance of campgrounds in the area, some of which are Kinbrook Island Provincial Park, Crawling Valley Reservoir and Rolling Hills Reservoir. If you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here. We also have a wide variety of sites to see including historic and educational as well as a multitude of recreational attractions and events. Some of the sites include The Brooks Aqueduct – a National/Provincial Historical Site, Dinosaur Provincial Park – A World Heritage Site, Bassano Dam, Brooks and District Museum, and the EID Historical Park with a working elevator. Some events that take place each year are the Brooks Kinsmen Pro Rodeo, Bassano Amateur Rodeo, Canada Day Events in various communities, Patricia Rodeo, Newell Sailing Regatta, Taste of Nations and the Medieval Faire.

No matter where you choose to travel in the Newell region, you will be able to discover both fun and exciting activities and opportunities for rest and relaxation.

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Farm and Market

Newell has a variety of farms, farmers markets and specialty markets to offer

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Golf Course

Looking to golf in the Canadian Badlands? The Region of Newell has five amazing golf courses that are perfect for a golfer of any level.

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Museum and Historic Sites

Capture your own piece of history in Newell with all the available Museums and Historic sites. Plenty to see and enjoy for all!

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Arts and Performing Arts

When it comes to arts, music and culture, Newell has lots to offer.

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From the heart of the Canadian Badlands to the waters of Lake Newell and the mighty Bow and Red Deer River, this region’s history ranges from the time of the dinosaurs in Dinosaur Provincial Park to the coming of the pioneers and railroad construction!

Newell is located 2 hours south of Calgary

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Home of the largest man-made lake in Alberta

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Location of the Brooks Aqueduct, built in 1910

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The region grows 80% of Canada’s Alfalfa Seed crop

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If you enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, sailing or bird watching there is a place for you here. We also boast a wide variety of historic and educational sites and a multitude of recreational attractions and events.

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