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Things to do in Banff in the Summer and Winter

Things to do in BanffYou might heard of Banff town and the Banff National Park but if you have never been there yet and planning your getaway to this fantastic place we suggest you to read this article. This beautiful place is a popular destination among Canadian and tourists alike. The town of Banff is located in the middle of the Canadian Rocky Mountains with an elevation of 1,383 meters (4537 ft), it is the highest town in Canada! Banff, Alberta made the “Best of the World” list in 2017 named by National Geographic of must-see places to visit. Read more…

 

 

 

 

8 Best Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2022

Father's Day Gift Ideas 2022

Get ready to celebrate Dad on June 19, 2022!
We know that some dads may be hard to buy for and if you’ve stumbled across this article, you are probably stuck wondering what to get for your dad this Father’s Day. If you’ve ever asked your dad what he wants for Father’s Day, odds are you’ve heard “nothing” more than once.
Thinking outside of the gift box this year and surprise your dad with a memorable and unique experience gift from Epic Experiences. Read more…

 

Corporate Gifts the Employees will Love

Corporate Gifts for Employees

After 2 years of remote work, the workplaces are welcoming people back to the office. This is an exciting but yet anxious time for many employees and business owners. Once again having people back requires adjusting to their old “new” office routine. From an employer’s perspective, it is necessary to do the re-introduction and re-create a great corporate culture or establish one.
It is important to start with the company’s values and what message your business wants to send to its employees. For every company, an employee’s well-being is absolutely vital. Read more…

 

 

7 Romantic Valentine’s Day Gift Experiences

Love in the Rockies - Helicopter Tour

It’s Valentine’s Day, and after the last few years that’s been, all couples could use a romantic experience to enjoy together. In this predefined time of the year, the pressure is on you to prove the partner of your love affection.
You can’t go wrong by making the effort to show and recognize your love on Valentine’s Day, but you could go wrong by just ignoring the day entirely. Aren’t your loved one worth it? When you have a million other things on your mind it is not easy to be on top of everything. But you don’t have to worry when it comes to gift ideas because you landed in the right place. Read more…

 

2022 Bucket List Adventures Canada

RZR Off-Road Tours

Everyone is trying to come up with vision boards or a list of new year’s resolutions that most likely will fail in 2 weeks. You’ve probably done that before.

At Epic Experiences we are all about having a bucket list because life is meant to be amazing.

If you have never heard of the term “bucket list”, it is a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill, and life experiences you wish to experience before you die.

But you don’t have to literally die to do achieve all the things on your bucket list, the idea is to leave life to the fullest.

What’s on the top of your bucket list for 2022? Read more…

Corporate Christmas Gifts during Covid

Gifts for Employees

The holidays provide the perfect time for businesses to set themselves apart and attract great talent by recognizing their employees’ hard work. A thoughtful experience gift can keep your staff motivated for the year to come. Then comes the question of how to show your appreciation and what gifts to give them.
We know that even a small appreciation makes it count. The Christmas gifts that you choose can reveal a lot about how you feel about the person. This year read more…

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas and Experiences to Give in 2021

Remember getting that gift that you couldn’t use but you showed excitement and it’s still sitting in your drawer? Now put yourself and someone’s shoes and don’t make this mistake when it comes to gift-giving.
This is the time of the year again when you are trying to come up with ideas for a perfect Christmas gift that is enjoyable and won’t be forgotten or especially re-gifted.

On the hunt for a cool experience? Check out some of the unique Christmas gift ideas that will make everyone talk about.

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5 Top Fun Things to Do in Edmonton

Edmonton Clue Solving Adventures

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River. Edmonton is known as a Festival city, it hosts hundreds of festivals around the year and is home to North America’s oldest and largest Fringe Festival every summer. The city has a vibrant culture and art district with excellent theatres and museums.

Edmonton is also known as a winter city, due to its geographic location. Edmonton’s winters can last up to 6 months, but it doesn’t mean that life is stopped during the winter season. In the winter months there are many outdoor festivals where you can see ice sculptures and frozen castles.

Not to mention, the city is a home to a beautiful River Valley. Read more…

Gift Experiences for Couples and Newlyweds

You have been invited to a wedding and feel very excited about it, but what should you give to a couple on their wedding day. There are things you need to keep in mind before selecting a gift. A wedding is the perfect life moment for two people who want to take their love journey much further. Read more…

7 Tips to Improve Employee Engagement during Covid-19

Feeling the pressure of Covid-19 in a workplace? The majority of the companies have to adjust their business structure or completely need to change their primary business activity in order to stay in business and protect their companies from shutting down.

In uncertain times with all the changes happening, businesses cannot afford the luxury of unproductive employees. Having all the changes that are swirling around the Covid-19 are the top of mind for everyone. But in order to stay competitive during times of uncertainty is to have a focused team of engaged employees, who are there for the long haul. Those businesses that focus on their people will be able to withstand challenges and maximize the opportunities that will arise. Read more….

3 Reasons to Give the Most Unique Birthday Gift Experience Ever

Unique Birthday Gift

Looking to impress your loved one or a friend with a gift that won’t be forgotten? There are so many options out there to choose from. Giving a gift is essentially buying happiness for your loved ones. But while having the luxury to spend on the hottest shoes, the latest iPhone, and other picture-perfect items can evoke excitement, nothing beats the impact of experience gifts. Read more…

5 Unique Gift Ideas for People Who Value Experiences

Unique Gift Ideas

Finding a gift for someone close to you is more than just buying something from a store, wrapping it up, and giving it to them. This is a very special process that will show the person that you took the time to ponder on something they would truly appreciate and made the effort to bring that experience to them. Read more…

3 Romantic Date Ideas You Haven’t Tried Yet

Romantic Date Ideas

When it comes to matters of the heart, couples need to go out on dates beyond Valentine’s Day to keep the romance thriving, especially for those looking to spice things up in their long-term relationship. Read more…

Unique Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Never Forget

Unique Corporate Gifts

Maintaining client relationships is essential to ensure you keep your social network intact and communicate the importance and respect you have for those people. Besides a friendly call, another way to show your appreciation to a customer is through a gift. Read more…

4 Experiential Gifts the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Experiential Gifts

The world is finally on its way to returning back to normal. It will soon become possible to spend time outside again and reunite with your friends the way we did before. Soon enough, we will all get to embark on activities we missed out on and enjoy life the way it’s meant to be enjoyed. Read more…

 

The Best Gifts for Thrill-Seekers

Gifts for Thrill-Seekers

Buying gifts for other people is hard enough as it is, and this is doubly true if the person that you’re buying a gift for is a certified adrenaline junkie. For people like this, a simple mug may not be the best present. Now, although you can approach this in a number of ways, we suggest that you first redefine your idea of what a gift is. Read more…

Why a Massage Can Make for a Perfect Present

Massage as a Present

Sometimes thinking of the perfect gift for someone can be quite challenging. You need to think of many factors — what their hobbies are, the nature of their work, and what truly interests them. In some cases, finding an actual item that will check either of those factors can be incredibly difficult and make you feel a bit disheartened about not finding the perfect gift. Read more…

Fine Dining 101: What Beginners Can Expect

Fine Dining 101

Sometimes choosing a gift to give to the love of your life can be quite challenging, especially when you want to impress them. Sure, material things like jewelry and handcrafted gifts can make their hearts swoon, but have you ever thought of giving them experience gifts instead? Read more…

How to Make an Adventure Out of Canada Day

Canada Day

With Canada Day rapidly approaching, figuring out what you should be doing on that day will help you not only celebrate your country but make the most out of the holiday! Staying at home and watching TV—while definitely enjoyable—isn’t precisely the best way to celebrate Canada Day. Fortunately, the best part is that you can essentially do anything you want on that day—and you don’t even have to be a Canadian to celebrate it! Read more…

 

Why a Scavenger Hunt Makes for a Great Team Building Activity

Team Building Activity

One extremely effective way to bring teams together is to have them participate in various team-building activities. While team breakfasts and outings are fun, nothing beats a good old-fashioned scavenger hunt! If you are looking for some epic activities in Edmonton to have your team try, read on to find out more about how scavenger hunts are a great way to boost employee engagement and strengthen your team! Read more…

Father’s Day Experience Gift Guide

We know, dads can be hard to shop for—why do they never seem to want anything???

It’s so easy to put a ton of pressure on yourself to choose that perfect gift. And the new normal reality is also telling us to avoid crowded shopping malls and department stores. We are getting limited with our gift options. However, gift shopping can be done even without leaving the comfort of your home, where it is still possible to score that perfect gift. This shouldn’t be too hard for you because you’ve landed here! Read more….

What to Expect From a Cowboy Holiday

Cowboy Holiday

When we think of a nature-filled, peaceful holiday, most of us would immediately think of spending hours under a sun-kissed beach. But if you’re finding a unique way to spend time in nature and escape the hustle and bustle of your daily life, why not consider a cowboy vacation? Read more…

What Happens On a Brewery Tour?

Brewery Tour

After being required to stay at home for the past year, you’re likely excited to experience the world once more. Going on a trip can be undeniably exciting, and if coupled with things you haven’t experienced just yet, you’re likely shaking with anticipation. One of the best and most promising things you can do at the moment? Investing in a brewery tour! Read more…

Fun Ways to Bond With Your Old Man This Father’s Day

Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, many of you might be looking for a nice gift or surprise for your dad. Whether your old man enjoys outdoor experiences or would much rather have a quiet night in, we have you covered. Here are some ways you could celebrate this special day with your dad and the rest of the family. Read more…

 

How to Make the Most Out of the Last Days of Spring

Last Days of Spring

Who doesn’t love spring, right? Spring brings in new growth from the cold months of winter, making all the birds sing and flowers bloom. The turn of a new leaf is also the time when we experience longer days and colourful landscapes, allowing us to enjoy the outdoors more. But sadly, every season ends, so you need to make the most of it while it lasts. Read more…

5 Unique Gift Ideas for the Queen of Your Home This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. As the loving queen of your home, it is only right for you to prepare something special for the occasion. She’s been patient, hardworking, perseverant, and generous throughout the year—and the best that you can do for your mom would be to give her an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience this May 9th! Read more…

Activities to Include in Your Treat Yourself Day

Treat Yourself Day

Setting aside time to treat yourself is essential, but with a plethora of tips and ideas on the internet, the concept can come across as generic. Most of the time, some of these “treat yourself tips” will include going out for a walk, taking a long hot bath, or buying yourself some dinner. Although these are enjoyable tasks, we can’t help but crave activities that seem more like treats. Read more…

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Try Out Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Every bucket list should include things that take you out of your comfort zone. You owe it to yourself to allow your body and mind to try new things and explore new experiences. One of the best experiences that you can give yourself is horseback riding with a loved one. If you’re a bit hesitant to try it out, here are some reasons that may convince you: Read more…

 

4 Dos & Don’ts Guys Should Remember on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

Of all the holidays in a year, Valentine’s Day is among the ones that guys worry about the most. After all, if there’s one day that they are expected to step up and show their loved ones how much they value them, it’s on this day. Read more…

4 Unconventional Hobbies You May Want to Pick Up

Unconventional Hobbies

Given the current state of the world, your life most likely feels repetitive. You need to comply with stringent rules, which keep you safely away from the clutches of the pandemic. However, the effects can be negative, which brings us back to the repetitiveness of it all—quite like a boring, monotonous script you’re forced to enact. Read more…

 

4 Ways to Pick the Perfect Experience Gift for Your Loved Ones

Gift for Your Loved Ones

Did you know that millennials are spending less and less money on material things? Research shows that 72% of millennials prefer spending money and time on experiences—a live concert festival instead of an HD TV, hiking Machu Picchu instead of an expensive vintage watch, or even backpacking in Europe instead of buying a car. Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are fast approaching. In the blink of an eye, we will all be scrambling to find Christmas gifts for our friends and family. The pressure to choose the perfect gift during the holiday season is especially high since most people already have what they want. Most people fall back on the same variety of backup gifts – candles, shaving kits, holiday themed mugs, etc. Although these are nice gifts if you are completely lost, they lack uniqueness. Seriously…how many Christmas mugs does one person need? Read more…

2020 Fundraising Raffle to support the Stollery Foundation

Epic Experiences is a proud supporter of Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. We believe that children are our future and they should have the best chance at living a long and healthy life.
We invite you to participate in our annual Fundraising Raffle, where you can make Epic memories and support the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The lucky winner of this raffle will receive an Epic Experience package that is worth $360.00!

Thank you for showing your local love and doing good for our community.

For official rules and to get the raffle tickets to read more…

What Mom Wants for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day gift ideas-Epic Experiences

You always feel the pressure of getting just the right Mother’s Day presents for your mom or mother in your life. You are trying your best to impress her with something new every year. And the question always pops up in your mind: “What should you do? What to give mom for mother’s day?” Read more…

The Gift of an Experience

The Gift Of Experience

It’s 2020 and most people are too busy to physically go to a store and purchase a gift for someone else. If they do find the time, consumers often get rushed and choose the first thing that meets the criteria of a “decent” gift. But really, what is a decent gift by 21st century standards? Most people give material gift items out of convenience. They are the first that comes to mind. However, there is a shift towards gifts that cannot simply be wrapped up in a ribbon and bow.
According to a 2019 consumer report by the National Retail Federation, consumers are spending more on, and gifting more, experiences. Read more…

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