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Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Celebrate All Things Cowboy and More!


EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2012) - It's an all-ages show and you're invited! As one of the most family-friendly cities in the country, Edmonton's calendar of events is packed with fun for the whole family. Currently, events on the calendar celebrate Edmonton's agriculture and western history, including the 2012 River City Round Up November 2-11, the 39th edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) November 7-11 or one of the many attractions that call Edmonton home. Edmonton's exclusive hotels offer a variety of packages to ensure your vacation is anything but ordinary.

The Canadian Finals Rodeo is a world-class, adrenaline-pumping rodeo Book your opening day mini pack or weekend mini pack package and be part of the action! Five days of non-stop action includes steer wrestling, bronc riding, ladies barrel racing and rodeo's most dangerous event- bull riding.

Make your vacation exceptional by exploring family fun in Edmonton. Our hotel packages make it even easier, combining accommodation and tickets or passes in one easy purchase. Select from a variety of packages that include complimentary meals, movies, attraction passes and gift cards. Come and see why Edmonton was voted one of the top 10 family vacation destinations in Canada!

Enjoying the best of Edmonton is easy when you stay with an Edmonton Attractions Pass partner hotel. The Edmonton Attractions Pass is the essential sightseeing pass for visitors who want to take in all the best of Edmonton's attractions! One pass will give you admission to 15 of the most visited places in Edmonton and the surrounding area.

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Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
Renee Worrell
Communications Manager, External Relations

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