Located in the heart of Sturgeon County, the Town of Morinville is a vibrant and rapidly growing community with a current population of about 10,000 people.
Known for its iconic St. Jean Baptiste Church downtown, the town has an appealing ambiance. The Community has managed to preserve all of the charm of a small-town while providing first class facilities, amenities and festivals for its residents.
The economic development team has worked hard to attract great local businesses and the downtown is thriving.
Morinville is bordered by world class highways, so instead of fighting bumper to bumper traffic, enjoy a nice easy drive in the country.
- 10 MINUTES – St. Albert
- 20-30 MINUTES – CFB Edmonton, North Edmonton, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan
- 40- 50 MINUTES – Edmonton downtown, Edmonton International Airport
- 4 HOURS – Fort McMurray, Jasper, Banff
Outdoor Enthusiasts Love This Place!
Not only is Morinville surrounded by beautiful natural areas on its doorstep, our location within the Town of Morinville is amazing. Meadows borders the regional trail system that leads out to the Community Fish Pond, Off Leash Dog Park, Skate Park, ball diamonds and outdoor gyms.
Morinville is located just on the doorstep to some amazing natural areas ~ Lois Hole Provincial Park, Cardiff Park, Redwater Natural Sandhills Area and Sandy Lake Wilderness Area.
Every sport is available in Morinville and the Town features ball diamonds, a splash park, playgrounds, hockey arena, curling rink, basketball courts, soccer fields and they are in the process of building a state of the art recreation centre. There are a couple of gyms and outdoor gyms along the trail system, yoga studios, Zumba classes and many other clubs to consider joining.
Arts & Culture
For a modestly sized place, Morinville has a great cultural scene! The Community Cultural Centre hosts world-class acts, as well as free movies, events for the kids, and Christmas parties.
There is a Community Library that provides a tonne of activities, the Rendez-Vous Centre for Seniors activities and a museum.
Festival & Events
Morinville plays host to some excellent festivals and it sponsors Community Events like town-wide garage sales, Christmas Lights decorating competition, the Great Pumpkin Adventure and Active Living Fair. Some of the more popular festivals include:
- Snowman Festival & Pond Hockey Tournament [Family Day weekend]
- Kiyasowan Warrior Pursuit [an “amazing race” type event held in June]
- Festival Days, including carnival rides
- Canada Day Festival
- Light up the Night Festival
There’s more in Morinville.