The Town of Carstairs is more than just a peaceful little town. There are many activities for tourists in and around the area. Whether it's just a weekend away from the city, or an extended family holiday, include some of our Area Hot Spots in your travels. 

Alberta Farmers' Markets

Without a question, Alberta Farmers' Markets are becoming big business in Alberta, With over 100 approved farmers' markets and close to 3000 vendors across the province, Alberta's farmers' markets are part of the charge leading the local food movement in Alberta. 


Farmers Market - Cancelled for 2020
Half Century Club or Carstairs Curling Rink 
Contact Kim Fischer
Address: Box 3472 Carstairs, AB T0M 0N0
Phone: 403.607.3878
Email: carstairsfarmersmarket@gmail.com


Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Pete Knight Memorial Arena
Facebook: Crossfield Farmers Market


Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Didsbury Memorial Complex
Website: Didsbury Ag Society
Phone: 403.335.4494


Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Olds Cow Palace - Foyer & Parking Lot
Phone: 403.556.3770
Email: Olds Agricultural Society
Website: www.oldsagsociety.com


Experience Alberta's past & journey through time, explore, create & discover the Canadian Badlands and Royal Tyrrell Museum

Golf Courses

Carstairs Community Golf Club
Full 18 hole golf course and Ironwood Restaurant.  Enjoy your meal and refreshments in the freshly renovated club house or outside on the beautiful deck. Located on Highway 2A north of the Town of Carstairs limits.

Tooth Of The Dog Pound
Address: 29509 Range Road 34 20 KM West of Carstairs on HWY 580
Phone: 403.337.4880

Gun Club

Silver Willow Sporting Club
Sporting clays and upland bird shooting preserve. Located two miles west and ½ mile south of Carstairs on Range Road 20.

Laser Tag

Weekend Warrior
Located between Didsbury and Olds. Open everyday, accommodations for groups from 6 to 80 people, minimum age 10 years old. Over 40 buildings, 35 acres of wooded and enhanced outdoor playing fields, complete camouflage wear and full face protective gear, body armor available at no extra charge. Reduced group rates. Paintball products sold at pro shop.


Custom Woolen Mills
A working museum located near Carstairs, Alberta, they produce woolen and exotic fiber products on their unique industrial revolution machinery for over 25 years.  Products include, carded wools, rovings, spinning rolls, batts, wool yarns, knitting kits, socks, comforters, mattress pads and hand woven blankets.

PaSu Farm
A truly unique combination of restaurant fine dining, boutique shopping for quality craftsmanship, and a working farm.  Break away for a few hours or a full day, and discover PaSu Farm. Something for everyone, young & old, the warmth and hospitality will entice you to return again & again.


Learn more about your communities' heritage visit your local museums.

Parks & Campgrounds

The Carstairs Municipal Campground, is known as "The People Friendly Place".

If you are visiting our authentic small town come stay in our people friendly campground and visit all our town parks and local Things to Do

Carstairs Municipal Camp Ground 

Pearson Berry Farm

Pearson Berry Farm
The Pearson Berry Farm is Canada's original native fruit farm established in 1969. Welcomes picnics, barbecue, lunches and brunches. Cottage sleeps up to six, self contained or B &B. Refreshment stand, lunch, gift shop, u-pick Saskatoons, & fresh produce. Processed Foods for sale include jams, syrup and pies. Located 28 kms west of Bowden on Hwy 587. 
Phone: 403.224.3011


Carstairs Rodeo is held in conjunction with the Beef and Barley Days on the third weekend of July. Junior Rodeo events are held on Friday night and Saturday. Events include barrel racing, poles, breakaway roping, keyhole, calf roping and goat tying. Held in Carstairs at the Rodeo Grounds and sanctioned by the Central Alberta Rodeo Association (CARA.) For more information on events held at the Rodeo Grounds, contact the Rodeo committee:

Tyler Franke
Phone: 587.580.7355

Royal Canadian Legion

Carstairs Branch #53
Address: 121 10 Ave North Carstairs, AB
Phone: 403 337.3775

Airdrie Branch #288
Address: 508 3 Ave SE Airdrie, AB
Phone: 403.948.3000

Olds Branch #105
Address: 5241 46 St Olds, AB 
Phone: 403.556.6406


Shopping Malls

CrossIron Mills
Mall Hours:  Shopping Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 6:00pm. Experience the shopping, dining, events & entertainment.


Swimming Pools & Water Parks

Carstairs Spash Park is open June to September from 9:00 AM to 9:00PM Daily.  Located in Memorial Park north of the curling rink. Come out and have fun getting wet. 

The Cowboy Trail

Nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Canadian prairie, in the ranching country of Alberta is the historic Cowboy Trail which feature horse back trail rides, farm and ranch vacations, guest ranches, western themed attractions, accommodations, adventures, historic sites and western themed shopping. This 700 km route along Highway 22 is the source for western vacations and adventures.

The Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre

Homesteaded in 1903 before Alberta became a province, this over 100 year old property heralds the rich agricultural history of Alberta. Lovingly restored to its former glory, the original house is available for smaller gatherings and weddings hosting up to 40 people. 

​The barn has been salvaged and, through fine craftsmanship and design, incorporated into the larger Heritage Event Centre capable of hosting up to 650 guests. Together, the barn and the Heritage House total approximately over 12,000 sq. ft.

Large or intimate, The Heritage Centre by Mountain View Events is a stunning location set just 28 minutes North of Cochrane or 40 minutes from the bustling city of Calgary.

Western Wear & Tack