Current News

Fire Donation Scam

We would like all Magrath and area residents to be aware that there is a new scam that is seeking donations for victims of the recent Fox Creek and Yellowhead County fires. They are apparently using the name of members of our Fire Department to do so. Please ignore any requests in this regard, and if you have questions, don’t hesitate to call the Town office.

Magrath Farmers' Market 2018

Magrath Farmers' Market - Just a reminder that the Magrath Farmers' Market starts tomorrow from 4:30 - 7 pm.

Mosquito Fogging 2018

We would like to confirm that mosquito spraying will be undertaken once a week in our community as needed on either Tuesday or Thursday weather permitting. This will start on June 12th and will conclude when conditions no longer warrant. This work takes approximately two hours to complete and will begin as a general rule on the west side of Town and will start no earlier than 8:00 pm. If anyone has questions about the timing of this activity, or wishes that this program not occur adjacent to their business or residence, please contact the Town office 403-758-3212

Burning of garbage and yard waste

We would like to remind citizens that burning of garbage or yard waste is not permitted within the limits of the Town of Magrath.

Fires in a contained fire pit with clean wood are permitted!

Town Celebration 2018

Planning is underway and we hope to bring you a great event once again. 

We would like to invite new and previous vendors to join us!  Vendor permits for outdoor locations are $40.00 and are available at the Town Office.  Applications must be submitted by June 29th.  

Vendor spots for the indoor annual trade show at the arena must be obtained through Courtney Samuels, please contact her directly @ 403-331-3878.

All vendors must contact Alberta Health Services to find out if there are any requirements that need to be met for food, face painting, etc. Contact Kristen Dykstra @ 403-388-6690 ext. 8 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Swim Lesson Schedule 2018

1st Session - July 2 - July 13

2nd Session - July 16 - July 27

3rd Session - July 30 - August 10

4th Session - August 13 - August 24

Booking will start June 1st. Please contact the pool at that time.

Compost 2018

Just a reminder that this Friday, May 4th is our first compost bin pick up for the season!