Fairs & Events

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

Sep 22, 2018

 

Rare & Exotic FALL Sale 2018

September 22, 2018 from 9am to 4pm

Features interesting and unique animals and birds.

Everyone is welcome to check out the sale, there is no admission charge.

The Rare and Exotic Sale is a great place to augment your herd or flock, or see some really neat critters.

FREE ADMISSION 

Lloyd Exhibition : Alberta Building : 5521 49 Ave

Please see website for more info & Updates : https://lloydexh.com/rare-and-exotic/

 

AIRDRIE - ART OF THE HARVEST

September 22, 2018 from 11am to 2pm
Airdrie Ag Park

FREE Admission, FREE Parking, FREE beef on a bun or hot dog for the first 300 people joining us.

This is our annual event showcasing horse teams and vintage equipment used to harvest the grain planted in the spring. We also harvest the vegetable patch planted in the spring. There will also be a Farm Safety demonstration with interactive displays and lots more! Young and old, there’s something for everyone! Come and discover the Art of the Harvest

Airdrie Ag Park: 3 kms west of Airdrie on Big Hill Springs Road, where it intersects with Range Road 14.


*** Please note our harvest event is weather dependent. We will update the site with any changes.***

http://airdrieagsociety.com/events/art-of-the-harvest

 

Airdrie - FARM SAFETY EVENT

September 22, 2018 from 11am to 2pm
Airdrie Ag Park

Held in conjunction with our ‘Art of the Harvest’ Old Tyme Harvest event, this component is a combination of interactive and static displays to educate local farm families and community visitors to local farming operations, about a variety of safety hazards present on farms. This year we are incorporating a module on Seniors and safety on Family Farms. Seniors can contribute in many, many ways on the family farm, and can be amazing role models for their children & grandchildren.

Free admission, Free parking, Free Beef on a Bun or hot dog for the first 300 guests.

Airdrie Ag Park: 3 kms west of Airdrie on Big Hill Springs Road, where it intersects with Range Road 14.

GPS coordinates: 51 degrees 16’9”N 114 degrees 5’41”W

www.airdrieagsociety.com



 

Calgary Stampede -Community Fall Fair

September 22, 2018 from 10pm to 3pm
Stampede Park

Join us for the Community Fall Fair.

Enjoy a day of fall festivities includng a free pumpkin spice pancake breakfast, music & entertainment, food trucks and a market featuring local produce and handmade goods.

ENMAX Park, located at Stampede Park

https://www.calgarystampede.com/fallfair

Sep 29, 2018

 

Carstairs Pumpkin Fest - 2018

September 29, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm
Carstairs, AB

The Pumpkinfest is an opportunity to show your pumpkin harvest ! Categories for pumpkins, baking and scarecrows. There is also Kid Games and a Farmers Market on site !

Carstairs Curling Club :  350 11 Ave

See website for additional info :

http://www.carstairsagsociety.ca/annual-events/


 

Milo & District Ag Society Annual Fall Fair

September 29, 2018 from 3pm to 8pm
Milo School & Milo Community Hall

This is a one day event with a bench show, dinner and children's activities.

Entries for bench show are Friday 4pm- pm & Saturday 8-9am.

Doors open to public : Saturday at 3pm

Children's Events during the day

Bench show at Milo School -(304 - 1st Street South )

Supper at Milo Community Hall - 630pm


Oct 5, 2018

 

Olds Fall Classic 2018

October 05, 2018 from 12pm to 12pm
Olds MegaDome

October 5, 2018 -  October 7, 2018

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.

 www.oldsregionalexhibition.com

Olds Regional Exhibition : 5116-54 Street Olds 


Oct 13, 2018

 

Andrew 20th Annual Garlic Festival

October 13, 2018 from 12pm to 12pm
Andrew, AB

This year will mark the 20th Annual Garlic Festival !

There is something for everyone. There will be a huge Farmer's Market (10am - 4pm)

Bench Show, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Tons of children's activities.

Guest Speaker on Garlic growing. Lions Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Beer Gardens, Perogy Dinner, Family Supper & Dance.

Admission is $3/person

See website for more info :

Oct 21, 2018

 

Marwayne Ag Fair and FALL SUPPER - 2018

October 21, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm
Marwayne Ag Society - Community Hall

AG FAIR & FALL SUPPER: 5pm -7pm

Come and Enjoy Turkey with all the trimmings plus dessert at the Marwayne Community Hall.

Adults $15.00 / Children 6-12yrs old - $5.00

There will be a Preserves Contest as well - For more info on the AG FAIR - Contact Elaine - 780.872-9571

Oct 23, 2018

 

Harvest Feastival 2018

October 23, 2018 from 5pm to 11pm

Experience local culinary options as your taste buds delight in locally produced meat, grains, and produce! This is a great way to expand your culinary palate while supporting local producers.

It's easy! Purchase tokens and trade them in at various food and drink stations around the room in exchange for a delicious sample. Try as many as you'd like! Then take your tasty choices, grab a seat and enjoy some music while you savor your Fall-fresh custom meal.

5pm - 11pm

Stockade Convention Centre : 5521 49 Ave

Oct 27, 2018

 

Didsbury- Christmas Market 2018

October 27, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm

Join us Saturday October 27 2018 and find that perfect gift. 

Shop from over 40 vendors.

10am - 4pm

Zion Church 

B-582, Mountain View County, AB T0M 0W0

http://www.didsburyagsociety.org/events/christmas.htm

 

Didsbury AG - Christmas Craft Sale

October 27, 2018 from 10pm to 4pm

We're having our Christmas Craft Sale at the Zion Evangelical Missionary Church Gymnasium! 

LUNCH AVAILABLE !

October 27, 2018

10am - 4pm


For more info please contact Jean - 403.335.8123

Nov 1, 2018

 

40th Annual Stockade Round Up

November 01, 2018 from 8am to 6pm

NOVEMBER 1 - NOVEMBER 4, 2018

8am - 6pm

The 4 day event includes purebred cattle shows as well as the King of the Ring Bull Calf Jackpot Show, Stockade Lady Heifer Calf Jackpot Show, Junior events, Premier Exhibitor and Breeder Awards, the Supreme Show, and the Fall Fusion All Breeds Sale.  One of Canada's premier livestock events. 

Lloydminster Exhibition: 5521 49 Ave

(Alberta Building, Dick Jones Sales Pavillion, Saskatchewan Bldg)

https://lloydexh.com/stockade-roundup/

Nov 2, 2018

 

Linden Fall Fair 2018

November 02, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Linden, AB

Bench Fair - enter your crafts, baking, canning, art or whatever else!  

Trade Fair - Various vendors ready to help you with your Christmas shopping!!  We have everything from soup to nuts, knitting to quilting, clothing to makeup and skin care,  candles to essential oils and almost anything else you can think of! Don't miss this opportunity to meet you neighbours and get your Christmas shopping started!! 

Also, don't forget to stop by the Ag Society table and get your Linden Ag Society membership! We need your membership so we can continue to receive funding for all the things we do in and for the Village!

FREE ADMISSION !! CASH PRIZES !!

Located at the Linden Cultural Centre : 215 1 ST SE, Linden AB

and  Dr. Elliott School, 215 1st St SE


Nov 3, 2018

 

Whitecourt WESTWORD CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

November 03, 2018 from 10am to 4pm

NOVEMBER 3 - NOVEMBER 4

There will be artisans selling all sorts of products like woodworking, home decor, baking, quilting, paintings, crafts and so much more for your Christmas Gifts. 


Admission is $2 / Or a Donation for the Food Bank

- Photos with Santa will be available

-Concession stands

- FREE Flu shots 

See website for more details : www.whitecourtag.ca


WESTWARD HALL -  8km South on HWY 32 to Twp Rd 93A

 

Carstairs Harvest Fest 2018

November 03, 2018 from 12pm to 1pm
Carstairs, AB

Harvest Dinner & Dance

Homegrown dinner, live band, silent auction.

Carstairs Community Hall -1100 Lackner Way

Please see website for updates:

http://www.carstairsagsociety.ca/

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

NORTHLANDS SECURES BID TO HOST INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE IN CONJUNCTION WITH FARMFAIR INTERNATIONAL 2018

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.

https://www.therasc.com/

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.


http://www.millarvilleracetrack.com/millarville-events/christmas-market/

 

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


https://lloydexh.com/harvestfeastival/

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)

http://www.mhstampede.com/annual-events/medicine-hat-exhibition-stampede-farmers-christmas-market

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.

farmersmarket@oldsregionalexhibition.com 

 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

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:

www.exhibitionpark.ca

 

Bull Riders Canada Finals 2018

November 30, 2018 from 5pm to 11pm

NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 1, 2018

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!

ALBERTA BUILDING : 5521 49 Ave

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


Dec 8, 2018

 

Linden Christmas Light Up 2018

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

FREE FAMILY EVENT !!

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

http://www.mhstampede.com/annual-events/beef-pen-show-cowboy-christmas-tradeshow

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.

FREE ADMISSION.

Lunch & Snacks, Coffee etc to be served.

Metiskow Community Hall: 118 Prairie Ave