Stony Plain is a town in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada within Parkland County. It is located west of Edmonton adjacent to the City of Spruce Grove.
Stony Plain is known as “The Town with the Painted Past” due to the amount of painted murals in town. The town was originally known as Dog Rump Creek.
Stony Plain is home to many colourful murals that depict important figures and events of local history. These murals have earned the town the nickname “The Town with the Painted Past.” The Town held a mural project in 2006 where artists were selected through open competition to paint two murals. The Parkland Potters Guild & Crooked Pot Gallery is also located within Stony Plain.
Cultural institutions in the town include the Stony Plain Public Library and the Multicultural Heritage Centre.
Stony Plain celebrates Farmers’ Days in the first week of June each year, complete with the Farmers’ Days Parade, the Kinsmen rodeo, a pancake breakfast and fair grounds. The town also plays host to the Great White North Triathlon in the first week of July.