"Greenview is unique because we have so much to offer. We are the recreation base of this province”
There are dozens of festivals and conferences throughout the year in Greenview celebrating our active community with athletic events, as well as economic development conferences catering to our resilient business community. Our well-connected Indigenous community continues to celebrate and share their extended heritage within Greenview with various events throughout the year.
Sports events include the famous Death Race, a 125km course that begins and ends on a 4200-foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits, including over 17,000 feet of elevation change and a major river crossing at the spectacular Hell's Gate canyon at the confluence of the Smoky and Sulphur Rivers.
Greenview also hosts Growing the North, the largest economic development conference in the Peace Region and one the largest in Alberta, with participants from across Alberta, BC, and the NWT fostering the local innovation and entrepreneurship spirit of the region.
Canadian Death Race
Racers come to the Canadian Rockies to compete in one of the world's toughest ultramarathons. The 125km course begins and ends on a 4200-foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits, and a major river crossing at the spectacular Hell's Gate canyon at the confluence of the Smoky and Sulphur Rivers.
Each year, extreme athletes push themselves to the limits of their endurance against the breathtaking background of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Well-trained and totally committed, they battle heat, cold, altitude, and their own demons. Finishing is the prize and the bragging rights are priceless.
GRowing the north
Since its inception in 2010, the Growing the North Conference has been helping municipal leaders and entrepreneurs examine innovation and explore economic development opportunities in the Peace Region of Northwest Alberta and Northeast B.C.
A wide range of qualified speakers provides knowledgeable insight into a variety of industries that are vital to our area. There is also ample time for networking to build and renew relationships with fellow delegates.
The County of Grande Prairie, the City of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce, Farm Credit Canada, Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie Regional Innovation Network, Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association, and Municipal District of Greenview partner to host the conference each year – the largest economic development conference in Alberta.