Hanna takes pride in offering urban amenities with a country flair. The high quality of life is very evident here. People feel at home in Hanna -- knowing your neighbours has a lot to do with this. Add to that the impressive infrastructure including the schools and hospital, all newly renovated, and you can see Hanna is preparing for the future.
Residents of Hanna have always known the advantages of living here. Recreation is second to none for communities this size. From tennis to swimming to indoor racquet sports, young and old alike will have recreation choices in Hanna.
One mile west of town are Helmer Dam and Fox Lake, sites of some of the best fishing you'll find. Twenty minutes to the southeast is Prairie Oasis Park, a boater's paradise.
Business development in Hanna is approached as a combined effort with the Town of Hanna and the Chamber of Commerce. Its mandate is to promote economic activity within the Hanna trading area by supporting existing businesses, encouraging new companies and providing information and support to up and coming entrepreneurs.
Key Community Features
Hanna Museum and Pioneer Village: Contains a full block of well-maintained historic buildings including a hospital, church, school, general store, blacksmith shop, train station and ranch house. The downtown also features historic buildings and several large murals.
Hanna Golf and Country Club: Noted golf architects Les Furber and Jim Eremko have expanded this fine prairie course to 18 holes, with plenty of water and sand hazards.
The Doll House Museum: Boasts Alberta’s largest doll collection and delicious sticky buns.
Artistic Murals of landscape and local heroes including the band Nickelback.: Two of Alberta's largest geese, one welcoming visitors at the east entrance, and another on the corner of 2nd Ave W and Palliser Trail.
CNR Roundhouse: Although currently privately owned, has been identified, of all the remaining roundhouse sites in the province, as having the best potential for public use.
Canada Day Celebrations (July 1st) ; Fall Fair (August of each year); Indoor Pro Rodeo (September of each year); Rummage Sale (Bi-annually - Fall and Spring); Gun and Antique Show & Old Time Music Jamboree (July of each year); Quilt and Craft Show (June of each Year); Car Show & Drag Races (June of each year); Christmas Markets (November & December each year)