This Month in Grande Prairie Keeping you informed on events in and around the region June 2015
Relay for Life
Relay For Life is a community fundraising event where Canadians across the country join together in the fight against cancer.
Relay participants walk or run together around a track or path at a local school, park or fairground, passing a baton to their fellow participants and working together toward one common goal the fight against cancer.
Grande Prairie Cemetery Historical Walking Tour
Grande Prairie Cemetery
Join South Peace Regional Archives for a guided walk through the Grande Prairie Cemetery and discover the rich and interesting history of Grande Prairie and area through the lives and stories of its people. Our tour this year will highlight the lives of those who served in the two world wars.
Call the Archives at 780-830-5105 to register (limit of 25 participants).
Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Grande Prairie
There will be street displays, demonstrations, and sales tables will make shopping or browsing a delight.
. 2nd Annual Farmerâ€™s Day Music Festival
June 13-14, 2015
FREE Old Time Music brought to you by the Pioneers of Grovedale and Area Museum. The event will go rain or shine. Bring your own lawn chairs. On Saturday the bands start at 10:30am and on Sunday the Gospel music starts at 10:30am. There will be a pancake breakfast that costs $5.00 per person. Supper is also available it costs $10.00 per plate for adults and $5.00 per plate for under 12. There is RV parking available and no service camping.
Bud Country Fever
June 26-28 Evergreen Park
Bud Country Fever is turning 20 this year and they have many amazing artists preforming throughout the weekend. The headliner on Friday is Leann Rimes, on Saturday is to be announced at a later date and on Sunday is Josh Turner. More information about Bud Country Fever is available online at http://budcountryfever.com/ . Tickets are on sale at the Grande Prairie Live Theatre you can buy them in person or online at http://gplt.ab.ca/ .
Engines and Espresso
Bring Your Ride!!!
Join us Saturday June 6 from 3-5pm for this yearâ€™s kick off to Engineâ€™s and Espresso!
This event happens the first and third Saturday throughout the summer months, where like-minded car and motorcycle enthusiasts meet to show and discuss motoring!
While there, enjoy an authentic Italian espresso, German kaffee or delicious treat from the quaint European coffee shop 55a Kaffee.
Located in the Tile Ideal parking lot at 10330-117 Ave on the bypass in Grande Prairie.
If you have any questions please call Stefan at 780-978-7478
The Great Northern Casino Presents:
Wakeup Starlight June 4 - 6
Lori Kole June 11 - 12
Joe Maxim June 18 - 20
Kokanee Komedy Night every Wednesday
@ 8 pm.
June 3 at 7:30
Douglas J Cardinal Preforming Arts Centre
Purchase your tickets online or call the Revolution Place Box Office 780-538-0387.
Purchase: Online, telephone or in person
Tailgainâ€™ with Former Saskatchewan Roughrider Matt Dominguez
Grande Prairie Alliance Church
Dinner at 6:00pm and Keynote speaker at 7:30
The Cancer Bats
Doors open at 7:00 pm
Better Than Fredâ€™s Pomeroy Guitars & Wagons Weekend
This weekend will have entertainment for all ages. There will be chuckwagon races, barrel racing, roping, wild cow milking, bull riding and an all ages grandstand show, a kidâ€™s ranch and three nights of concerts.
For a full listing of events check out www.gptourism.ca Produced by Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association in cooperation with The Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Association.