About Sundre

Welcome to Sundre, Alberta. The area features outdoor recreation opportunities, in-town attractions, special events and that friendly Albertan hospitality.


Visit the Sundre website for more information.

The sign says it all. Sundre, gateway to mountain adventure, great camping, golf courses, in the foothills of the Alberta Rockies. And now, home to the Shady Grove Bluegrass Festival. Yes sir, the 30th edition of Alberta’s greatest little bluegrass festival kicks off in Sundre Aug 14 to 16.

Sundre has great amenities, including over 4000 camping sites, and hotels and motels to suit any budget, good restaurants, and lots of things to do. Add to this a great bluegrass experience and you have the perfect getaway. The Shady Grove Bluegrass Festival will be held on the Sundre Rodeo grounds, where there will be, among other things, lots of space for your RV or tent and lots of room for your own jams, or join one of the facilitated jams on site. And as mentioned above, now for those who prefer a more civilized stay but still want to be close to the festival, the Sundre Rodeo Grounds are right in town and easily accessible from you cozy hotel, lodge, B&B, or what have you. (Really, one of the reasons we found Sundre so appealing.)

There is going to be lots to do, so please keep in touch on our Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter, and www.foothillsbluegrass.com.

Where is Sundre?

115 Kilometres north west of Calgary
250 Kilometres south of Edmonton
100 Kilometres south of Red Deer



Rodeo Grounds
The Sundre rodeo grounds are right in the town of Sundre. A newly updated facility with acres of well kept space that is ideal for music festivals.


Visit The Sundre Rodeo Website more information.