14 minutes southeast of Peace River.
The Hamlet of St. Isidore was established after WWII by ten francophone families from Québec, and the area is still home to a thriving francophone culture. The interactive St. Isidore Museum, Plein Soleil folkloric dance troupe, and St. Isidore Weavers arts and crafts group all contribute to the local culture.
From sports like hockey and volleyball to family dances, there is so much to do! Check out the Cultural Centre for francophone- and francophile-centred activities in the area. And don’t miss the Carnaval de St-Isidore, a winter tradition for the whole surrounding area. Grab the kids and come enjoy snow sculpture competitions, sleigh rides, entertainers, and famous French-Canadian delicacies like poutine and maple syrup snow candy. Bienvenue!
5 Best Attractions in St. Isidore
If you’re looking for a place that’s rich in francophone culture, then St. Isidore should be at the top of your list! With plenty of cultural experiences available, friendly residents and unforgettable local events to participate in, a trip to St. Isidore will leave you wanting more. This quaint hamlet is always bustling with energy and things to do and should be on everyone’s list of places to visit this summer!
1. St. Isidore Culturel Centre
Often seen as the hub of St. Isidore, the Culturel Centre provides a space for people to learn about the hamlet’s history, as well as participate in some of the most well-known events in the area.
2. St. Isidore Weavers
Also found within the Culturel Centre are the works of the St. Isidore Weavers!
3. St. Isidore Museum
With a museum inside the Culturel Centre, visitors can take a look at how the hamlet was started and appreciate the heritage of the francophone community.
4. Bar Bar
This cozy lounge is also situated inside the Culturel Centre and provides visitors with a place to dine and relax in.
5. Francophone Culture
St. Isidore is immersed and saturated in authentic francophone culture and is the best place to learn more about it.
The Best Of St. Isidore
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