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July 2014

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Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association

CORRECTION - July Events in Grande Prairie



Our apologizes!  It was brought to our attention that the previous email we sent had the wrong dates and times for the Street Perfformers Festival this month.  Please see the corrected dates and times below.
 
Events

 
CANADA DAY! 

 
 
 


July 1st starts celebrating Canada day with a parade, moving to family activities in Muskoseepi Park and concluding with evening fireworks!
 

Memory Lane Walking Tours
In celebration of the City of Grande Prairie’s 100th Anniversary, take a walk down Memory Lane and experience over 50 points of interest depicting the history of Downtown Grande Prairie from 1914-2014!
Mon-Wed guided tours, 1:30-3:30pm
 
Grande Prairie Cemetery Historical Walking Tour
Call the South Peace Regional Archives at 780-830-5105 to register. Limit of 20 participants.
Meet at the Grande Prairie Cemetery, 11101 84 Avenue. July 16th, at 7:00 pm
 
Rotary City Bus Tour
Grande Prairie Rotary Club´s FREE one and half an hour bus tour of the City and Country every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening, June to August.
Bus leaves 7pm Sharp from Centre 2000/ Visitor’s information centre.

 
  Meet & Greet BBQ
Centre 2000 will be hosting a FREE BBQ to visitors. Locals are asked to pay a donation. Come enjoy our delicious BBQ, as well as our friendly staff.
Every Wednesday   4-6pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events

 
Street Performers Festival
A world of jugglers, acrobats, musicians, installation artists, face painters, and many other assorted entertainers from around the world. Check the websites http://www.gpstreetfest.com for more details.
July 18th, 4:30-10pm
July 19th, 11am-10pm
July 20st, 11am-6pm
With a grand finale circle at 5pm

Battling Against Breast Cancer
A family friendly, community0led slo-pitch tournament in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Currently taking place in five locations across the Prairies/NWT Region.
Teams comprising a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 (three members MUST be female). Each team is required to raise a minimum amount of $1500. Located in South Bear Creek Ball Diamonds.
 July 5th

Grande Prairie Farmers’ Market
Friday: 4pm-8pm 
Saturday: 10am-3pm
780-814-8224
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
County Farmer’s Markets
 
Beaverlodge
Tuesday: 5pm-8pm
Wednesday: 12pm-3pm
780-354-3013
Clairmont 
Friday: 4pm-7pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm
780-567-4068
Wembley 
Saturday: 10am -3pm
Sunday: 11am-3pm
780-518-1261
Bezanson
Closed for Season

 


 
Entertainment

 
East Coast Garden Party
This family event gives kids under 12 free entry and hosts an energetic line up for the parents and a kid zone with performers and activities to make everyone bounce around! Check the website http://www.eastcoastgardenparty.com/ for more details. Located in South Bear Creek Ball Diamonds.
July 18-19th, 4pm-11:30pm

100 Years of Transport, Downtown Car Show
A reflection of the transportation over the last 100 years, including dog sleds, car and trucks from different eras, highway haulers, and tractors.
July 26th, 10am-5pm

 
 Teepee Creek Stampede
The Teepee Creek Stampede has been a proud tradition in the north since 1917, making them one of Canada’s oldest running rodeos. Friday and Saturday night, rodeo dances and cowboy cabarets take place under the wagon tarp. It has been described as “a little western” but it is always a good time.
July 10-13th
 

 

 
For a full listing of events, please visit
our website: 
 
 www.gptourism.ca

Produced by Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association in cooperation with The Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Association.
 






 


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