Welcome to the Foothills

Walk in the footsteps of the early explorers and discover Alberta's rich history of cowboy culture,
horse racing, show jumping, farming, food, beer, wine, spirits and more. What's your Foothills Story?

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Top Places to Discover

Since it's official opening in 1975, Spruce Meadows has created a unique environment of good friendship, commerce, and sport. We are committed to being a leading venue for international horse sports.

Spirit Hills Winery is a true family-run local success story. Beginning in December of 2012, it is owned and operated by Ilse and Hugo Bonjean and their family.

Featured Foothills Tour

Start you day bright and early like the cowboys have done since the birth of Alberta with some strong cowboy coffee or tea at the round-up camp.

Upcoming Events

We are so excited for our first ever tasting event in Okotoks which focuses on small batch, locally made beers, wine, spirits and variety of local eats!


Sep 21 to Sep 22

A perfect weekend getaway to make your own soft (Brie) and hard cheeses. Take home one of each together with ingredients and equipment to make more at home.


Sep 21 to Sep 22

Come celebrate apples at Granary Road! Vendors will have apple-themed products and foods and the market will have Orchard Fresh Apples, Apple Pies and More! The active Learning Park will be featuring ..