Gateway Gazette

Welcome to the Annual Claresholm & District Fair Days!

Layout 1Plan your week and get to all of the events you or your family would like to see! There’s lots for everyone! Be sure to join us for the parade and fill your pockets with treats!

Thursday August 7th

  • 11:00 am – 1:30 pm – Chinook Credit Union Charity BBQ
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Bench Show entries accepted at the Arena. Tags are available at the Claresholm Local Press until August 6th, or at the Arena August 7th and 8th. Adult tags $1; Junior Tags; 50cents.

Friday August 8th

  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Bench Show Entries accepted at the Arena
  • President’s Pie Contest entries accepted at this time. Prizes: $50 / 1st; $25 / 2nd; $10 / 3rd.
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Bank of Montreal BBQ, funds raised to go toward a local charity.
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Royal Canadian Legion Steak Dinner
  • 6:00 pm -9:00 pm – Bench Show opens to public.
  • 7:00 pm – Pet Show, north end of the Arena

Saturday August 9th

  • 8:00 am – 10:30 am – Royal Canadian Legion Pancake Breakfast $6.00
  • 10:00 am – Parade judging begins
  • 11:00 am – Parade begins
    • Theme: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Upcycle
    • Join us for a candy parade. All parade vehicles are encouraged to toss candy to those watching on the side of the street.
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Claresholm Lions Beef on a Bun at Claresholm Community Centre, $5.00
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Amundsen Park Fun!!
    • Mariya Soetart & Band performing at the Entertainment Stage
    • The Joe Show – Ventriliqist / magician / family variety show
    • Obstacle Course sponsored by Chinook Credit Union
    • Photo Booth
    • Inflatable Bounce house/ Slides
    • Face Painting, Dunk Tank
    • Wagon Rides around the Park
    • Food Trucks/ Concessions
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Bench Show open to the public. Includes petting zoo, money sand pile, and stage entertainment. Entries pickup and pay-out at 4:00 pm
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Boarderline Skateboard Demo at the Skateboard Park – Arena
  • 1:00 pm – Mini Show n’ Shine in the Library Parking Lot
  • 1:00 pm – Junior Rodeo at the Claresholm Agriplex
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Tea on the Lawn at the Claresholm & District Museum; Tea & Cookies free to all; Costumes encouraged!
  • 9:45pm – Movie in the Park (Amundsen Park) Movie TBA.

Sunday August 10th

  • 8:00 am – 11:00 am – Royal Canadian Legion Pancake Breakfast $6.00
  • 10:00 am – Willow Creek Ministerial’s Interdenominational Church Service at the Claresholm Community Centre
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Claresholm Show n’ Shine, Porcupine Hills Classic Cruisers in Centennial Park

*For a brochure you can download and print of this weekend of events click here.

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