The M.D. of Bonnyville Visitor Information and Interpretive Centre is located in the Shaw House at Vezeau Beach on the shores of Moose Lake. The VIIC is adjacent to the Vezeau Beach M.D. Park and the newly constructed dual-vehicle boat launch.
The new centre is scheduled to open May long weekend (May 19, 2023).
The Visitor Information centre includes:
the Trading Post, a place to buy souvenirs of your visit to the region
information on local attractions
guides for regional tourism and recreation
When you visit the Interpretive centre, you will find:
historical timeline and cultural influences of the M.D.
information on the natural landscape of the M.D.
information on the oil & gas industry
Other VIIC amenities include:
jumping pillow for kids
electronics recharging station
Calling all Artisans!
The VIIC will include the Trading Post — a retail space, featuring branded items as well as featured items from local artisans and producers.
This could be candles, original artwork, shelf-stable food items, etc.
The first-ever call out for vendors runs from April 12 to 21, 2023. All selected vendors MUST have their items available for store placement by May 1. Items will stocked until the end of December 2023.
Selected artisans also must provide proof of business registration/license if located in the Town of Bonnyville or City of Cold Lake. If selling food, vendors also must show proof of Alberta Food Safe Handling certificates.
Chosen vendors will receive a spotlight on the new VIIC social media accounts.