For a listing of Approved Farmers Markets dates and locations please go to Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s Farmers Market Page
Aug 18, 2017
Beaverlodge Agricultural Fair -2017
Admission is $2/Person or $5/Family. Events will include: Parade, BBQ, Children's Pet Show and Races, Draft Horse and Light Horse Show, Farmer's Market and Tradeshow.
Airdrie - Annual Fall Fair 2017
AUGUST 19 - AUGUST 20. 2017
We are pleased to be hosting our Annual Fall Fair! Celebrating the best Airdrie has to offer. There are a number of different classes spanning all ages. Categories include vegetable growing, children's crafts, baking, fine art and photographs, fairy gardens, and so much more! If you have a hobby or pastime, chances are we have a category to show off your talent. If you're interested in taking part, our program with category information will be available on our website before the event.
Exhibitor drop-off is August 18 & 19;
Public welcome to see all the entries August 20. Join us!
For more information visit: airdrieagsociety.com.
Cochrane Fair 2017
August 18.19.20, 2017 on the Cochrane Ag Society grounds.
The Cochrane Fair consists of a multitude of family friendly events and entertainment including: a midway, mini-chuck wagon races, pony rides, horse events, a performing clown, kids rodeo events, a pet show, a petting zoo, bunny agility performers and also offers a mechanical bull and a family friendly beer garden.
OPEN FARM DAYS: Come for the equestrian demonstrations plus other farm animals including goats, bees, llamas, pigs, sheep, and cattle.
GATE ADMISSION: $5/PERSON, 5 & UNDER FREE
Bruderheim - Heartland AG Days 2017
AUGUST 18, 19 , and 20 , 2017.
The Bruderheim Heartland Ag Days event, is the Bruderheim Ag Society's big summertime event.
This event is host to the racing finals of the Alberta Professional Chuckwagon and Chariot Association.
ATV MUD BOGS, Drag races, Kids Activities
Picture Butte & District : Jamboree Days 2017
August 18-20, 2017
Street Dance, Friday 7:30-9:45 downtown
Fireworks, Friday 10 pm, Harry Watson Memorial Park
Pancake Breakfast, Saturday 7-10am, Arena, $
Bench Fair Displays, Saturday 9-3, Picture Butte High School
Parade - Saturday 10am
Family Fun Day - Saturday 11:30-2:00, Lion's Park
Free Big-Screen Outdoor Movie "Moana", Saturday 9pm, Lion's Park, (Cash concession)
Church in the Park - Sunday 11am, Lion's Park
** Also Prairie Tractor Club Harvest Day events Friday/Saturday/Sunday at the Coyote Flats Pioneer Village.
Savanna Annual Fair 2017
Annual agricultural fair w/Pancake Breakfasts and Bench shows, gymkana, team roping, children's games,parade, ball games; 4-H meetings; museum & historical society; campground; playground; all hockey programs; public skating; cross country ski trails; girl guides & brownies; ladies quilt show
Savanna Agricultural Society Rec Plex
For updates follow Savanna Agricultural Society on their Facebook page.
Westlock's 104th Annual Ag Fair + Rodeo
August 18, 2017 to August 20, 2017
10:30am - 7:00pm
Admission is $10 - 14+/Day, $5 - 7-13/Day, Free - 6 and Under. There will be Chucks, Chariots and a Midway.
August 18 and 19. 2017
37th Annual Fair ! Horseshoe Entries, Exhibit Entries, Parade, Breakfasts, TailGate Chili Cook Off. Handicrafts, Bouncy Castle, team Penning, Mutton Busting and Calf Scramble, Local Gymkhana, Lawn Mower Races, Silent Auctions, Dance and Fireworks !!!
Carstairs Horticultural days & Craft Show 2017
3rd Weekend in August
Events include a Bench show, children's events, crafts.
Sponsored by the Green Thumbs & Friends & Carstairs Agricultural Society and housed at the Carstairs Curling Rink.
Show books and entry tags are available at Co-op, Henry Foods, Dollar Store, Carstairs Pharmasave & Carmens Foods at Crossfield.
Didsbury- Fair and Rodeo 2017
August 18- August 20, 2017
FCA Rodeo (Foothills Cowboy Association). Beer gardens, Kids Zone, and Thunder on the Prairies Fireworks after dark on Friday night. Free camping and parking all weekend. Rain or shine. For more information contact Craig Anderson 403-507-1195.
The Didsbury Exhibition Grounds are located northwest of Didsbury. North on 23rd Street, then west on Township Road 314. More info at didsburyagsociety.org.
Location: Didsbury Ag Society Grounds - Check local paper and posters downtown for times of events
Wildwood Annual Fair 2017
FREE Admission!! Come and enjoy the Annual AG Fair, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Games, Bench Show, Kid's Activities, Balloon man, Face Painter, Log Sawing, Sheep Herding, Cattle Show, Sheep and Goat Show, Poultry Show and Horse Show.
Aug 19, 2017
Mannville Country Fair 2017
The Mannville Agricultural Society is pleased to present the Agricultural Society & Parade, Petting Zoo, Jr. Tractor Pull, Trade Show
Pancake Breakfast at the Downtown Gazebo
Bench Show at the Mannville Rec Centre
Priddis & Millarville - 110th County Fair
AUGUST 19 & AUGUST 20, 2017
The Priddis & Millarville Fair is one of Southern Alberta’s oldest and largest country fairs. Located at the Millarville Racetrack and co-hosted with the Millarville Farmers’ Market, the Fair is the place to come to learn about Alberta’s agricultural history, touch the animals, view the creations of local artisans, gardeners, photographers and wood workers. We have antique tractors, cars and trucks that span generations, horse riding events of all types, and contests – pie eating, rooster crowing, watermelon eating, youth talent.
Alberta Open Farm Days - LETHBRIDGE
Exhibition Park & UFA presents the 2nd Annual Open Farm Days farm to table tour experience
Exhibition Park will be selling Tour tickets to participate in the Saturday August 19th tour for the interested public. The tour will consist of 4 participating selected farms to see and experience how their products are produced or grown.Tickets are $40 per person (all ages) which includes: return coach transportation from Exhibition Park , experiential tour of 4 farms , bagged lunch ,refreshments
Tickets are available at UFA & Exhibition Park Reception, or by calling 403.328.4491 or at the Wednesday and Saturday Farmers’ Market Information booth.
Darwell - QUAD WARS 2017
AUGUST -19, 2017
Darwell is located 85km west of Edmonton. Click here for map.
For more info call 780-924-3255 or 780-945-3760
ATV Mud Bog - Registration 9:00am - 10:30am Event starts at Noon
Alberta Open Farm Days - EDMONTON NORTHLANDS
Northlands is once again exicted to be a host farm and will provide a full day of activities – including, but not limited to onsite urban farm tours, culinary workshops, rural bus tours, demonstrations and kids activities!
Alberta Open Farm Days - BIG COUNTRY AG
Enjoy a wonderful day visiting two Alberta farms while relaxing on the bus through beautiful rural Alberta.
Crossroads Centre will concurrently be hosting hands-on demonstrations and a trade fair featuring local producer products, educational activities, pony rides and a petting zoo. Top off the day with a dinner.
$20 per person for dinner.
Alberta Open Farm Days - GRAND TASTE TOUR 2017
August 19th we will be heading to Lacombe! Busses will depart from Calgary and Edmonton.
Alberta Open Farm Days, Taste Alberta and 124 Grand Market are pleased to be introducing this year's Grand Taste tour as a part of Alberta Open Farm Days!
The Grand Taste Tour is an interactive, educational experience that will celebrate and promote local food grown and raised in central Alberta. On August 19 participants will be engaged in guided food tours including producers from outside our City's limits. Featuring tastings and other educational tidbits you will NOT want to miss!
Partners for this year include Doef's Greenhouses Ltd., Rock Ridge Dairy, Blindman Brewing & more! The evening will conclude with a beautiful greenhouse dinner prepared by Chef Liana Robberecht of WinSport's Canada Olympic Park. Tickets include transportation from drop-point within City limits, one snack and a meal. Alcoholic beverages and pairings available at additional cost. Orientation information, including parking and pickup instructions will be emailed to all confirmed guests 5 days prior to your event. Menu will accommodate both omnivores and vegetarians. Unfortunately we will not be able to comply with other dietary restrictions. Sorry for the inconvenience.
More info at www.wearewildheart.com
La Crete Mud Bog 2017
QUAD & Truck Mud Bog Races ! Admission is $10, Age 8 and Under are Free. Registration is 9am - 11am. Event starts at 12pm there will be a Food Booth on Site.
3km SW of LaCrete - Mud Bog Pits
Vulcan Sid Hartung Memorial Rodeo 2017
AUGUST 19 - AUGUST 20, 2017
Admission is $5. There will also be Breakfast and Beer Gardens along with the Rodeo. Admission is $5. Hosted by Vulcan & District Ag Society
Harmon Valley Fall Fair 2017
Annual Harmon Valley Fall Fair & Bench Show
Hosted by Harmon Valley Agricultural Society.
Events include : Gymkhana, Bench Show, Kids Entertainment, games, prizes, face painting, Petting Zoo and more !
Darwell & District AG Society SUMMER FAIR 2017
AUGUST 19 - 20, 2017
Pancake Breakfasts, Farmer-Olympics,Money Pit, Heavy Horse Pull, Horse Shows, Cattle Shows, Pet Shows Petting Zoo, Parade, Farmers Market, Bench Shows and Dunk Tanks !
Darwell is located 85km west of Edmonton.
For more info call 780-924-3255 or 780-945-3760
Alberta Open Farm Days - STONY PLAIN
Join us for Alberta Open Farm Days.
Do you love chili? Make sure to check out our Chilifest on August 19th as part of our Experience the Farm in Town event!
$10 gets you the chance to test out 3 different styles of chili. Match the correct chili with its main ingredient local farmer and you could win a pie!
Taste some chili, tour our gardens and grounds, take a class on canning and preserves or visit our artisan market. Let us take you on a journey of local talent here in Stony Plain.
Multicultural Heritage Centre
5411-51 Street, Stony Plain, Alberta t7z 1x7
Alberta Open Farm Days - BENT RIVER RANCH
Enjoy a wild west show featuring Ranch Rodeo Action, Bull Riding, Branding, Farm Tours and Farm Safety activities for young and old.
Chow down at the chuckwagon and sample some local products at the open air market available to take home. Stay for a prairie BBQ steak supper and campfire.
Gates open at 10am both days. Farm tours 10:00am-12:00 noon, Ranch Rodeo starts at 1:00pm-4:00pm, Farm Safety all day, Branding all day, Kids hands on activities-all day. Steak Supper and Campfire with Cowboys Saturday Only for $25 from 5:00-9:00pm
Facebook: Bent River Ranch
Travel North of Drayton Valley on Hwy 22 (Cowboy Trail). Turn West on Twp 512 and travel 4 km, slight left onto Twp 511A and continue 2.5 km, staying left at the fork in the road. Signs for Open Farm Days.
Aug 20, 2017
Alberta Open Farm Days - RED DEER - WESTERNER PARK
Westerner Park has strong agriculture roots and what better way to showcase our agriculture then through a celebration of food. Through an interactive and experiential environment, Westerner Park has created an Urban Farm experience in the heart of Red Deer. Tour the Urban Farm then check out our petting zoo.
Hythe Agricultural Fair - 2017
Come and enjoy Breakfast for $10, Exhibits $3, Supper $10 - $15. All other events and activities are free! These events include: Parade, Tradeshow, Horseshow, Childrens Activities.
Hosted by Hythe & District Agricultural Society at the Curling Rink, Arena, Legion and Horse Rings
Alberta Open Farm Days - WINIFIELD & DISTRICT
Our bus tour will include stops at a U-pick Farm, a greenhouse, and a dairy farm. Many more stops to be added as we get closer to the date.
Aug 22, 2017
Lethbridge - Whoop Up Days 2017
Prepare for carnival rides, an acrobatic show, pancake breakfast, train rides, live music, and MUCH MORE at the popular Whoop-Up Days August 22-26th
Lethbridge - Whoop Up Days Parade
Parade goes east on 3rd ave S. - and Turns onto 13 St S.
then turns north to 9 ave. N.
Aug 23, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Aug 26, 2017
Athabasca - Agricultural Fair 2017
Heavy Horse Pulls, Dog Agility Show, Mounted Shooting, Supper and Dance
3km North on Hwy 813 from Athabasca (SE29-66-22-W4)
Beaumont Rural Roots Fair
AUGUST 26 - AUGUST 27, 2017
Join the Beaumont & District Agricultural Society for a fun filled summer weekend, experiencing your community’s rural roots. Come to the Ag Society Fairgrounds to enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, crafts for all ages, horse and dog demos, a horse show, a bench show, and a “Meet the Maker Marketplace”. Admission, parking and most activities are free of charge. Watch our webpage for current updates.
Sep 2, 2017
La Crete Pioneer Day - 2017
$2 Admission. We will have a Pancake Breakfast, Antique Parade, Antique Equipment Demonstrations, Fun Contests, Tractor Pulls, Photo Shoot, Music and Cultural Foods.
Starting with an Antique Parade from 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM and a day filled with events & activities until 5:00 PM.
The purpose of the event is to demonstrate the lifestyle and skills of our settlers in the community’s developmental years.
Contact the La Crete Mennonite Heritage Village for more information at 780.928.4447
La Crete Fall Fair - 2017
This event is open to public from 1pm - 5pm.
Each fall we organize the Fall Fair event to support, promote, and recognize
skill development in various categories for both juniors and adults.
Sep 3, 2017
Sep 7, 2017
Sep 9, 2017
Sep 13, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Sept 15 - Sept 16, 2017
Oldstoberfest in an annual celebration that combines Bavarian culture with Western Heritage! It aims to promote community engagement and showcase Olds and Mountain View County !
TWO Day Barvarian Rodeo Featuring top quality cowboys and rodeo stock
Sep 23, 2017
Lloydminster Rare & Exotic FALL Sale - 2017
FREE ADMISSION !
Sell and or Buy Rare and Exotic Animals.At the Alberta Building
Airdire - Art of the Harvest 2017
If you've ever experienced our old tyme seeding event, you’re not going to want to miss this old tyme harvest! We're proud to host this annual event showcasing horse teams and vintage equipment used to harvest grain planted in the spring. Come and discover the Art of the Harvest as this informational demo will have something for the very small to the very tall, and for the city dweller to those with rural roots!
Airdrie Ag Park – 3 km. West of Airdrie on Big Hill Springs Road where it intersects with Range Road 14.
Sep 27, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Delia & District Fall Fair 2017
$2 Entry Fee, Concession, Entertainment.
It's a fun and neighbourly kind of day; and holding this event allows grant funds which heavily subsidize our Arena. Come on out and show support for having this local venue.
Carstairs Pumpkin Fest - 2017
The Pumpkin Festival began in 1984 as a way to put Carstairs on the map! There is a little something for everyone.Come view our pumpkin contests, taste our delicious pies, and shop our local vendors' tables for home made baking, crafts, and preserves.
There are table rentals, a pumpkin and scarecrow competition, the Pumpkin King and Queen, entertainment, baking competition and a mini trade show.
Carstairs Curling Rink - 350 11 Ave, Carstairs, AB T0M 0N0
Milo Annual Fall Fair 2017
Bench show, tradeshow, childrens activities and Supper !!!
Buck Lake - FALL SUPPER
Say GoodBye to Summer and Hello to Fall and Join us for the Annual Buck Lake Fall Supper !
Oct 6, 2017
Olds Fall Classic 2017
OCT 6 - OCT 8, 2017
ORE and the Fall Classic Beef Committee extend a special invitation to all seedstock producers to participate in the annual beef cattle showcase held the first weekend in October.
Breed Shows highlight the following breeds: Black Angus, Blonde, Charolais, Hereford, Limousin, Red Angus, Shorthorn and Simmental as well as the Stars of Tomorrow Jackpot Calf Show.
Each of the deserving Champion Bull & Female winners, adjudicated by professional reputable judges, are eligible for Alberta Supreme at Farmfair & RBC Beef Supreme Challenge at Agribition.
MegaDome: 5223 - 54 St
Oct 7, 2017
Oct 14, 2017
Andrew Garlic Festival -2017
Pancake Breakfast 9am
HUGE Farmers Market 10 am - 4pm , Various Stage Entertainment ALL DAY , Children's Activies and Bench show, Car Show, Hay Rides, Silent Auction.
Family Country Hoe Down Supper & Dance !
Cold Lake Fall Bullarama 2017
Enjoy an action packed day at the Fall Bull-a-rama event in Cold Lake October 14th.
Oct 20, 2017
Oct 22, 2017
Round Hill - Fall Chicken Supper
Chicken Supper Includes Potatoes, Salad, Vegetables and Dessert.
Admission Cost : TBD
For More info Please Contact 780-672-6664
Marwayne Ag Fair & Fall Supper 2017
Fall supper at the Marwayne Community Hall.
There will also be a wine tasting event, and canning , salsa, jams , jellies and pickeled veggies available !
Oct 24, 2017
Lloydminster - Harvest Feastival 2017
Be Fresh, Eat Local! Experience local culinary options as your taste buds delight in locally grown meat, grains, and produce! Purchase a ticket and discover a new favourite treat at the different food or drink stations set up around the room. Open to all ages, this is a great way to expand your culinary palate, while supporting local!
STOCKADE CONVENTION CENTRE
Oct 28, 2017
Oct 29, 2017
Didsbury- Christmas Market 2017
Christmas Market & Craft Sale
More info at didsburyagsociety.org.
Check local paper and posters downtown for times of events
Eaglesham Pumpkin Festival 2017
Kids Games, Goody bags, Costume Parade,
Enter our contests:
Carved pumpkin Contest - for kids & adults (bring your pumpkin already carved)
Largest local grown pumpkin - for kids & adults
Vegetable Critters - create a critter from your garden vegetables - for kids & adults
Questions - call Andrea 780-864-8418
Brought to you by the Eaglesham & District Ag Society
Nov 1, 2017
Nov 9, 2017
Millarville - Christmas Market 2017
November 9- November 12
Christmas Market - $5/person
The Millarville Christmas Market, established in 1988 and one of the premier craft and artisan shows in Alberta, welcomes you back November 9th-12th, 2017. In addition to the extra day, we now have an abundance of additional parking areas surrounding the grounds, with free transportation into the event!
You’ll enjoy four fabulous days of lights, food, hay rides, photos with Santa or his Reindeer, roasted chestnuts, glass blowing demonstrations, live nativity, carolers, music, crafts, and many of your favourite seasonal vendors.
Nov 10, 2017
Nov 17, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
Nov 20, 2017
Westlock 24th Annual Christmas Craft Sale -2017
$2 entry for anyone over the age of 7 to come shop for Christmas items for your friends and family. Come one and all to start the Christmas season with taking a moment to visit with your friends and neighbors at the Ag. Society's Craft Sale. Westlock Community Hall 10711 104 Ave,, Westlock, AB.
Nov 25, 2017
Olds - Country Wonderland Market 2017
OAS invites you to join us for an exciting Christmas Farmers Market. Visit the market to acquire quality baking, crafts and collectibles perfect for holiday gift giving.
This year it will be held in the Cow Palace Foyer & Arena.
November 25 - 9 am - 3 pm
To book a table for this market please contact
OAS (email@example.com) or 403-556-3770.
Cost of table $25
Lloydminster Christmas Bash - 2017
Jingle the Night Away at the Christmas Bash!
This is THE employee Christmas Party of the Year. Leave the planning of the Staff Christmas Party to US !Perfect for companies of all sizes from 2 employees to 200!
Tickets include Meal, Entertainment, Prizes and MORE !
Details on Website
Dec 1, 2017
Lethbridge - BIG Christmas Tradeshow & Farmer's Market
December 1 & 2 , 2017
THE BIG CHRISTMAS FARMERS MARKET & TRADE SHOW IS SET TO GO!
Plenty of Christmas Spirit to come at Exhibition Park! For big gift ideas and a big selection of holiday baking – come to the BIG Christmas Farmer’s Market and Craft Show at Exhibition Park.
In addition to over 150 the many vendors, there will be plenty of activity for everyone to enjoy while shopping.
North & South Pavilions - Exhibition Park