Stony Plain is a large Canadian town in rural Alberta, just west of Edmonton.
Stony Plain is a rapidly growing town with strong historical roots. It is located west of Spruce Grove and surrounded by Parkland County. The region is dominated by agricultural and other resource-based industry. The proximity of Stony Plain to Edmonton makes it attractive for commuters—servicing a surrounding population of over 60,000 people. Around the town, there are many colourful murals that depict important figures and events of local history. These murals have earned it the nickname "The Town with the Painted Past."
The community's history is kept alive through its Outdoor Murals, Multicultural Heritage Centre, Pioneer Museum, Historic Main Street, festivals and events.
The Pioneer Museum preserves the agricultural heritage of the Stony Plain area.
Magnificent outdoor paintings and sculptures, created by artists from across Canada, depict the rich history of our community.
It promotes established artists through regularly changing exhibits of art and fine crafts.