This welcoming town has excellent shopping, restaurants, a fitness center, a pool, and a recreation center, and in the heart of the community is a giant bee that represents Falher’s designation as the “Honey Capital of Canada.”
- Honey Festival
- Honey Capital Park and Splash Park
- World’s Largest Bee
- Falher Municipal Campground
1. Honey Festival
If you’ve never been to the Honey Festival, you are missing out! This annual summer fair brings together locals and visitors for a weekend celebration that includes live music, a mini-market, beer gardens, pancake breakfast, axe throwing, a Car Show and Shine, parade, baseball tournament, bouncy castles and a petting zoo. This fabulous event organized by the Honey Festival Committee takes place in mid-June. Bring a tent or camper and stay the weekend at the Falher Municipal Campground.
2. Honey Capital Park & Richardson Splash Park
This park is literally paradise for kids. The Honey Capital Park and Richardson Splash Park has a four-story beehive structure with a 27-foot slide, swings, a toddler park, soccer nets, tons of green space, and a water spray park. Richardson generously sponsors the water spray park and usually opens the first week in June each year. The park is located just off Mainstreet next door to the Falher Regional Recreation Complex.
3. Shop and Eat
Be prepared to be wowed by the terrific shops and restaurants that line the streets of this fabulous community. You will find a butcher shop, an artisan collective shop (which can be compared to a physical etsy shop), a bakery, an electronics shop, a drug store filled with unique gifts, a pet store, and a hardware store. There are also many great places to grab a snack or a delicious meal. Take your pick from pizza, subs, Asian takeout, Chinese, and western cuisine.
4. World’s Largest Bee
Located in the heart of the community at Bee Park is the World’s Largest Bee, which proudly sits approximately 20 feet in the air. This stunning structure was created by Richard Ethier, a local welder in 1990. While you are here, be sure to take a selfie with the giant bee, relax on one of the park benches and learn about the rich history of the community of Falher through historical information displayed on-site at Bee Park.
5. Falher Municipal Campground
This cozy and picturesque campsite conveniently located on highway 49 coming into town offers more than a great place to camp. In addition to their 30 serviced lots, they also offer a shower house, playground, free firewood (delivered to your site upon request), and a cooking shelter that can be rented out for private events. Take a walk down the hiking trail that leads to the baseball diamonds, or play some games in the lush and abundant green space at the campground.
“Honey Capital of Canada”, the Town of Falher is a buzzing little community with tons to see, do and enjoy. Whether you come for a day trip or the weekend, you will have tons to see, do and enjoy.