Vegreville Pysanka Egg, Vegreville

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The annual Ukrainian Pysanka Festival in Vegreville Alberta Canada showcases Ukrainian culture for 3 days in July--music, dance, grandstand performances, food, folk arts, pioneer demonstrations and more.

Admission into all venues is FREE, except for grandstand shows ($25/show) and the evening dances ($15 admission).
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  • Nice park to stop and rest after a long drive. The rotating egg is humongous and beautifully decorated, nice way to honour Ukrainian settlers. Great photo op.  more »
  • More of an oddity than a true attraction, this pysanka egg at least has some interesting features as its design is not typical. It is worth getting out to read about it, and if one is going to stop be...  more »
  • While visiting within vegreville went out to this site. Read the information of the building of this beautiful egg. A must see if travelling thru this area  more »
  • First saw this in a Disney's Wonderful World of Knowledge book when I was a young kid. 35 years later, we happened to stop there unexpectedly on a road trip. It was just like the pics in that old book. Interesting place to stop and stretch. There's an old rail car for the kids to climb around in too.
  • I enjoyed reading about the history of making the biggest Easter egg in the world at its time, and how computer graphics was used in is design in the 70s.
  • Love the playground and exercise equipment. Beautiful, peaceful, and a great place for all ages
  • Amazing place! Worth the deviation from your route, impressive and full of history!
  • Was worth seeing the Pysanka but no Ukrainian restaurant at all in the entire town was disappointing.

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