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There's always something on.
Check out our events calendar to see what's happening, or download your copy of our latest Programming Guide.
Discover the rewards of attracting birds to your yard.
A Thanksgiving weekend favourite. Black oil seed, wild bird seed, peanuts and suet will be available at our best prices of the season at the Nature Shop. Spend $50 and be entered to win a bird feeding package!
Check out the Nature Shop page and learn more about bird feeding.
- Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14 10 am - 5 pm
Bird Seed Discount Details
- 10% off your seed & suet purchase for guests
- 20% off your seed & suet for FortWhyte Alive Members
- 15% off Bird feeders
- Seed is available while supplies last
A different kind of shopping experience.
Why do so many guests return year after year to the Nature Shop to satisfy all of their gift-giving needs? Because we offer an unparalleled relaxing and personalized gift buying experience, in a magical setting.
During this festive pop-up we spread our cozy feels around our whole building to give you space to relax and enjoy perusing our selection of the best local makers and curated, nature-inspired gifts. The music is light, the treats are sweet and the warm atmosphere can’t be beat.
Join us to feel the way you want to feel this joyful season.
- Saturday, November 30 10 am - 5 pm
- Sunday, December 1 10 am - 5 pm
Join us for our best prices of the season.
10% off for guests on regular price merchandise
20% off for FortWhyte Alive Members
Excludes sale and consignment merchandise.
As always, admission to the Holiday Shopping Event is complimentary.
Admission fee to FortWhyte Alive outside of the Alloway Reception Centre still applies.
New This Year
- Live Music -
Sway to some light live music as you fill your basket
- Colouring Corner -
Station the kids in the colouring corner so that you can take your sweet time
- Give the Gift of Experience -
Take some time out this holiday season and experience the magic of intentional gift giving. Choose from a selection of experiences, perfect as a standalone gift or a stocking stuffer, to inspire your loved ones.
Snowshoe for Two
Tobogganing and Hot Cocoa
Ice Fishing Experience
Experiential gift certificates on sale soon.
Give a Gift That Lasts!
FortWhyte Alive Membership is a great gift that lasts year round.
Grab yours in store or online.
- What to Expect -
Take a deep breath as you arrive – already you will feel more peaceful in a natural setting.
Hang up your coat and grab a festive basket to browse our collection of inspired, sustainable and experiential gifts.
Sip on complimentary hot beverages and snack on fresh FortWhyte Farms treats as you browse leisurely.
Select the perfect gift for everyone on your list with help from our on-hand gift experts.
Enjoy a truly relaxing experience with a colouring corner to keep the kiddos occupied and light live music to keep your festive spirit joyful.
- Feel Good About Your Holiday Shopping -
The Nature Shop is here to connect you with nature and the community – and leave you feeling good about each and every purchase.
Not only do we take great care to select items that are produced with the planet in mind, proceeds from the Nature Shop support environmental education programs in our community.
Talk about your purchases making an impact!
Thank you for doing good this holiday season!