Onoway is located just 40 minutes North West of Edmonton at the junction of highway 43, also known as the Alaskan Highway, and highway 37.
With over 800 residents and many diverse businesses, Onoway is equipped to offer it all, sights and services for everyone! Onoway's annual fair, Heritage Days is held onthe first weekend of June. This awesome family weekend starts off with a wonderful parade, the stars being the community participants of course, who build floats and dress up to strut their stuff promoting local businesses and organizations. The weekend is loaded with action packed carnival rides, great local music acts and lots of fun for everyone.
Businesses, such as real estate, banking, professional services including medical & dental, shopping, building supplies, mechanical services and gift stores and great restaurants are all within walking distance of each other. The list of amenities in Onoway is vast, this town is growing! Hotels for guests, liquor stores for that special occasion, a Veterinary clinic to take care of the four legged family members and livestock, and post office for all the invites you'll be sending as you settle into your new home in this wonderful town!
For a change of pace, take a walk through the museum located in the old elementary school, but don't worry, the kids love the new elementary school building, there's also a great, new Jr. /Sr. High school for your teens. The kid in all of us will enjoy the hockey arena and the outdoor skating rink for some great winter activities, and Sandy Beach is located a few minutes from town, with a public beach that has a burger and ice cream shop, convenience store and gas station for your summer fun. Greenhouses, pottery shops, antiques, art and much more are all treasures to be found throughout the area. Trust me, once you start collecting your unique gifts from all the interesting shops in the area, you're going to want to return again and again!
Take the time to unwind and get back to nature, here in Onoway you can relax and enjoy everything life has to offer. The surrounding area offers many recreational options close to home. Fishing, winter or summer, boating at Lac Ste Anne, ski-dooing or playing at the beach. Your are just steps from home to partake in all the outdoor family activities you desire. Discover Onoway and area, I am sure we can find the perfect home for you.
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