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Here are some events that are taking place in the Grande Prairie area during the month of August!
CFCA Juried Show!
Art show at the Centre for Creative Arts. Located downtown Grande Prairie at 9904 101 ave
Tim Heimdal Art Show
Art exhibit in Beaverlodge at the Cultural Centre. Located at 512 5th ave
Native Fastball Championships
Grande Prairie will host the 2013 Canadian Native Fastball championships with 80 teams. Join us at South Bear Creek for some high quality fastball for 3 days
Heritage Day Festival
Celebrating Heritage Day there will be a festival located in Muskoseepi Park. Come rediscover your historical roots through genealogical research, heritage household and mechanical demonstrations, cultural dance, music and food.
Valleyview Fair & Rodeo
Join in the parade, pancake breakfast, youth events and rodeo in Valleyview, Ab. Valleyview is 110 kms from Grande Prairie down highway 43. The rodeo grounds are located at 4202 40th ave.
Every Friday (5 pm), Saturday (10:30 am & 3:30 pm), and Sunday (10:30 am & 3:30 pm) at Pipestone Creek Campground. Meet in the main parking lot in front of the small dinosaur museum. Bonebed tour lasts 2 hours, wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather!
Hythe Motor Speedway
August 10,11 and 31
Hythe motor speedway is located approximately 60 kms west on highway 43 of Grande Prairie.
Saturday, August 10, 5:00 pm is the Monster Mini Nationals and again on Sunday, August 11 at
Saturday, August 31, 6:00 pm is the IMCA Super Nationals, this event continues all of the long weekend
Agricultural Fair + Trade Show
August 16 & 17
Join us in Beaverlodge’s annual fair and trade show at the Beaverlodge Agriculture Complex
Grande Prairie Farmer’s Market
Join Grande Prairie’s Farmer’s Market for an outdoor Summer Market on August 3
County Farmer’s Markets
Saturday: 10am -3pm
Join us in the Hythe annual agricultural fair. There is a pancake breakfast first thing in the morning, followed by the parade. Visit the trade and exhibit show in the curling rink and the horse show at the horse rings. There is free swimming in the Hythe pool followed by a community dinner at the legion.
The Great Northern Casino Presents:
Kokanee Komedy Night
Every Wednesday @ 8:00 pm
Dave Stawnichy & Liam Creswick
Drew Behm & Dan Clark
Michael Harrison & Andrew Ivimey
Kevin Mcgrath & Surprise Opener
Diezel August 1-3
Darren Lee August 16-17
Tacoma August 22-24
TJ Ruckus August 30-31
780-539-4454 or www.greatnortherncasino.net
Stonebridge Hotel: Molson Rib Tickler
Purchase tickets from the front desk at the hotel for a night of great entertainment and food. There is a buffet, comedians, and door prizes.
For more information and tickets call
Join Grande Prairie Regional Tourism for our summer events at the visitors centre. We have a bison BBQ every Wednesday and Rotary bus tours on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm.
Remember these are free events for visitors so come on in to Centre 2000 and see some of the wonderful this great city has to offer to its visitors
For a full listing of events check out
Produced by Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association in cooperation with The Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Association.