Rocky Mountain House is a town with a population of 7,300 (2012 municipal census) in Clearwater County, in west-central Alberta, at the confluence of the Clearwater and North Saskatchewan Rivers. It is located 81 km west of Red Deer, and 229 km northwest of Calgary at the junction of Highway 11 and Highway 22. It has a trading area population of more than 20,000 and during the summer months it increases by many more thousands from tourists in the area. The Clearwater county has a population of 12,278 (2011 census).
Every year our community has many high-profile events which attract the attention of people from all over the world. This year we are expecting our community to be bigger and better than ever. Whether you like events small or on a grand-scale and whether you like to watch or to join in there is something for everyone.
Community events are posted online on the town's website and you can also find unique upcoming events in local newspaper The Mountaineer or the facebook group look what's happening in rocky! Included below are links to each of these resources for your convenience:
- Rocky Mountain House, 2013 events calendar: http://www.rockymtnhouse.com/living-calendar.htm
- The Mountaineer: http://www.rock-e.ca/
- Join the facebook group look what's happening in rocky!: https://www.facebook.com/groupinvite/ATWdOTBbeRqdcohz_RC_2ptwPYVKXo6r9gIECe2MzpH4GRF_AY-KjLAuT6dz8WrjOQdDsg72kHj1thW5i_wsEZwyQbhPUf7ZQzt5SLSe08Yo6SSTN88JYLbITgVG1z8ycbXBL4Rkfd-DZYQNy2d56ciSNWOkfTk0oUkweeuNcJqHklrH4GTvOG2sdOpMt3aNq8504mkP2XsFo3qOTyZrJ4Mq