Economic Development

Economic Development Plan
The Town of Black Diamond Community Economic Development Plan.

Cool Little Towns


In partnership with Travel Alberta, Cool Little Towns is a collection of 7 towns and the MD of Foothills promoting tourism and local business. Check out the blog posts and the various tours, day trips and local businesses highlighted on the Cool Little Towns website.

Diamond Valley Parade



2020 marks the 52th year of the parade, a popular event for local residents and surrounding communities. Every year the parade draws large crowds and many creative and colourful entries. Plan on putting this event in your calendar for Saturday, June 1, 2019!

Diamond Music Fest


The Town of Black Diamond, in celebration of Canada Day, is highlighting and harnessing the immense musical and artistic talents that we boast in our region. This year we will hosting the event July 1 with music, traditional drummers and dancers, children's activities, inflatable obstacle courses, beer gardens and more!

Light Up Black Diamond



Light Up is a yearly event which takes place the first Saturday in December. The Town plays host to a number event, including a visit from Santa, hay rides and more. Local businesses also participate by offering activities, treats, and specials. This family friendly event brings in the crowd and is the kick off to the holiday season! New in 2018, the Town received a 30 ft Christmas tree courtesy of Urban Systems. The tree sits on the east end of the Town Office, and is lit up during the holiday season. It's framed by a drum base, enhancing the holiday look.

Economic Development Event Fund


Black Diamond Economic Development offers funding to community groups, organizations, or individuals staging an event or activity that will encourage positive economic activity in our community. 



Diamond Valley Parade

Parade Banner

Diamond Music Fest

Diamond Music Fest

Septembeer Fest

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Light Up Black Diamond

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