Fairs & Events

For a listing of Approved Farmers Markets dates and locations please go to Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s Farmers Market Page

Nov 6, 2018


The Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference

November 06, 2018 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Northlands EXPO Centre, Halls A-H


November 6-8, 2018

EDMONTON, AB – Northlands is pleased to announce that it has successfully secured the bid to host the 28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference to coincide with one of Canada’s top agriculture showcases, Farmfair International in 2018.

“Northlands is dedicated to positioning Alberta as the top destination for agriculture on the worlds-stage,” says Sharilee Fossum, Acting President & CEO, Northlands. “And as the producer and host of one of Canada’s largest agricultural showcases, there is no better destination than Northlands for international industry delegates to connect.”

The 28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference will mark the event’s second visit to Alberta and will take place at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from November 6-8, 2018, preceding Farmfair International. The conference will focus on the success of Alberta and Canada’s agriculture industries while providing a forum for discussing mutual successes and challenges in agriculture around the world. Hosting over 300 international delegates from across developed and developing nations of the Commonwealth, participants will partake in a pre-tour focused on taking conference attendees to tourist attractions across Edmonton.


Nov 8, 2018


Millarville - Christmas Market 2018

November 08, 2018 from 12pm to 12pm
Millarville Racetrack

November 8th – 11th, 2018

The Millarville Christmas Market, established in 1988 and one of the premier craft and artisan shows in Alberta, welcomes you back in November 2018. We 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, roasted chestnuts, glass blowing demonstrations, carolers, music, crafts, and many of your favourite seasonal vendors.



Harvest Feastival 2018

November 08, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm

Harvest Feastival brings together the best of local gourmet eating, all in one place for you. Sample many local foods prepared to perfection while socializing with other foodies.

Lloydminster Exhibition Association

Box 690 5521 49 Avenue, Lloydminster


Nov 9, 2018

Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Christmas Farmers' Market 2018

November 09, 2018 from 9am to 5pm
Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede

November 9th and 10th, 2018

Friday Noon-8pm  and Saturday 9am-5pm

Cypress Centre - Auditorium

Admission is only $2 ( Kids aged 12 & under Free)


Nov 17, 2018


Gibbons Christmas Market & Craft Sale

November 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 3:30pm

Come down to our annual event as part of out HOME TOWN CHRISTMAS Weekend in Gibbons !

Join us on Saturday November 17 for your ONE STOP Christmas shopping! Over 65 vendors offer many unique gifs for everyone your list !

(10:30 Am - 330pm )

Make a Day of it and plan to stay for lunch !

No Admission Charge. FREE PARKING.

Soup & Sandwich lunch available !

Gibbons Cultural Centre : 5015-51 Street

Nov 18, 2018


Westlock's 25th Annual Christmas Craft Sale

November 18, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
Westlock & District Community Hall

Our 25th Annual Christmas Craft Sale boasts a full house of (50 - 70) vendors.  Santa Comes and a concession lunch ins available ! 

Admission :  Age 7+ : $2 

Santa Pictures: $2

Nov 24, 2018


OLDS - Country Wonderland Market

November 24, 2018 from 12pm to 3pm
Olds Cow Palace, MegaDome and Pavilion

In addition to the traditional Farmer's Market held throughout the summer, ORE hosts the Country Wonderland Christmas Farmer's Market the last Saturday in November in conjunction with the Olds Fashioned Christmas activities.

 In 2014, over 1,200 spectators visited the market to acquire quality baking, crafts and collectibles perfect for holiday gift giving.


 Website: www.oldsregionalexhibition.com


Lloydminster CHRISTMAS BASH 2018

November 24, 2018 from 5pm to 11pm

In charge of planning your office Christmas Party? Leave the planning to us! We provide a gourmet menu, live entertainment, and a beautiful atmosphere - all you have to do is order your tickets and show up! It's the perfect way to celebrate the season, whether you have 2 employees or 200. Jingle the night away at Christmas Bash, THE employee Christmas Party of the year!

You don't have to be with a company to enjoy Christmas Bash! Gather your friends and neighbors, bring your significant other or come on your own to enjoy a night of delicious food, festive drinks and holiday cheer.

Christmas Bash features the culinary skills of our renowned catering staff including not one, but TWO Red Seal Chefs.  

Tickets include meal, entertainment, prizes and more !!!

Its All Happening at the Stockade Convention Centre

Nov 30, 2018


Lethbridge - BIG Christmas Tradeshow & Farmer's Market 2018

November 30, 2018 from 12pm to 8pm
Exhibition Park Lethbridge Open Map

Friday November 30 - Saturday December 1

Come to Exhibition Park for The Big Christmas Tradeshow & Farmers Market for gift ideas and a big selection of holiday goods.

With over 150 Vendors there will be plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy while shopping. 

North & South Pavilions, Lethbridge Exhibition Park

See our website for more info:



Bull Riders Canada Finals 2018

November 30, 2018 from 5pm to 11pm


Two days of heart-stopping action!

 Watch some of Canada's toughest cowboys face off against some of Canada's rankest bulls to become the Canadian Champion!


Dec 2, 2018


Metiskow Christmas Market 2018

December 02, 2018 from 11am to 5pm
Metiskow Community Hall

Annual Christmas themed Farmers Market featuring exhibitors & Suppliers from the area. Baking/ Christmas Treats, arts and crafts , health & beauty products, Home decor and jewellry are just some of the products on display for sale.

Handi-Cap Parking / Access available

Soup & Sandwich Concession on hand as well as coffee/ Tea/ Desserts

Free Admission. 

11am -5pm 

Metiskow Community Hall: 118 Prairie Ave

Dec 6, 2018

Enerplus- Olde Tyme Christmas 2018

December 06, 2018 from 5am to 9pm
Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede

The Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas fair will run from 5pm - 8pm in Pioneer Village, featuring photos with Santa, hot chocolate, hot dogs, roast s'mores over an open fire, take a hay ride through the grounds, visit our historic Pioneer Village buildings, including a Blacksmith Shop, McKay Creek School, Fire Hall, 1913 Webb Ladder Truck, St. James Church, Austin's General Store, the Garage and a replica RCMP detachment.  

Next door, at the Cypress Centre Auditorium, The Olde Tyme Christmas Farmers' Market takes place from 4pm-9pm. Do some Christmas shopping, take a break from the cold, and get a chance to catch up with your favourite Farmers' Market vendors!!!

Pioneer Village & Cypress Centre Auditorium : 2055 - 21 Ave SE


Medicine Hat Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas Fair & Market - 2019

December 06, 2018 from 4pm to 9pm
Medicine Hat

FREE FUN for the whole Family !

*This is an outdoor event - Please dress according to the weather*

We'll have S'mores around the Bonfire,Hayrides, a colouring contest. 

 FREE hotdogs and Hot Chocolate and FREE photos with SANTA,

Tour through Historic Pioneer Village, The Christmas Farmer's Market is in the Auditorium featureing all the best farmers market products from backed goods to gift ideas.

Enerplus Old Tyme Christmas - Pioneer Village (5pm-8pm)

Christmas Farmers Market - Cypress Centre Auditorium (4pm-9pm)

Dec 8, 2018


Linden Christmas Light Up 2018

December 08, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm
Linden Outdoor Rink


Light up a Row of Christmas Lights on giant trees !

Go Skating at the rink and Have some Hot Chocolate !

Linden Outdoor Rink : 215 1st Street South East, Linden AB

Dec 14, 2018


Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow 2018

December 14, 2018 from 12pm to 12pm
Medicine Hat

December 14 - December 15, 2018

Join us for :

Steak Sampling Dec 14 @6pm

Pancake Breakfast Dec 15 @ 8am

Beef & Burgundy Dec15 @noon

For more info see website


Dec 16, 2018


Metiskow Christmas Concert 2018

December 16, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm
Metiskow Community Hall

Annual Christmas Concert Featuring performances by local youth.

Christmas themed skit, performances and carols.


Lunch & Snacks, Coffee etc to be served.

Metiskow Community Hall: 118 Prairie Ave

Mar 16, 2019


Bullridin' & Bootscootin'

March 16, 2019 from 7pm to 1am

2019 Marks the 11th Annual Bullridin' & Bootscootin' to be held at the LakeDell Ag Grounds. Come for the World Professional Bullriding and then dance the night away !!!

Bull Riding Starts at 7pm with live music and dancing in the dirt to follow. Tickets are sold in advance for $25 or $35 at the door.

LakeDell Ag Grounds: 461043 Range Road 12

Jul 1, 2019


"Celebrate Canada" in La Crete 2019

July 01, 2019 from 12pm to 12pm
La Crete, AB Open Map
La Crete Ag Society

This Community event starts with a FREE parade on MAIN STREET at 11am.

Followed by a hotdog lunch and Canada Day Cake and a variety of family activities at the Arena 10201-99 Avenue.

It concludes with supper and care races at Penner Speedway ( $10 Admission) 

(12 miles north of La Crete)

Jul 17, 2019


Mennonite Heritage Village - Local Garden Tour 2019

July 17, 2019 from 10pm to 5pm

This Event has Limited Participant Room.

The Bus leaves from La Crete Heritage Centre at 10am.

We Visit 5 - 6 Gardens through the day and have soup & sandwich lunch at one of the garden host locations.

Sep 7, 2019


La Crete Pioneer Day & Fall Fair - 2019

September 07, 2019 from 8am to 5pm
La Crete Heritage Centre - 2.5 Km SW of town

Pancake Breakfast starts at 8am. Antique parade at 10am. Antique equipment Demos & Kids activities all day. The Fall Fair is open for public viewing from 1pm - 5pm in the La Crete Heritage Centre.

$2 Admission

(2.5 km West of La Crete2.5 km West of La Crete)