100th Annual Lethbridge and District 4-H Show & Sale

June 2 & 3 I South Pavilion

Celebrating 100 years! Join the Lethbridge & District 4-H Show and Sale and explore projects ranging from beef and sheep and life skills including seed art, crafts and more!! Admission is free. More details coming soon.

Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club Show & Sale

June 9 & 10 I South Pavilion

The Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club is celebrating 100 years of “Learning to do by Doing” in the community! The show on June 9th, is open to all registered 4-H members with beef projects to display. Choose from classes of Cleavers, steers, heifers, cow-calves, showmanship, and a master showmanship class, as well as the opportunity to join us for our steer sale on Saturday. Hours are June 9: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. and June 10: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club 100th Anniversary Celebration

June 10 I 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Heritage Hall
All 4-H leaders, parents, supporters and members both past and present are invited to attend a night of celebrating 100 years of Youth and Agriculture. The Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club's 100th Anniversary Gala will be held on June 10th with doors opening at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. General Admission tickets can be purchased individually or in tables of eight.

Lethbridge Farmers' Market

Saturdays Jun. 10 - Oct. 14 | Wednesdays Jul. 5 - Sept. 6

As an Alberta approved farmers’ market, Lethbridge Farmers’ Market offers a wide range of crafts, fresh fruit, vegetables, local meat, homemade baking, art work, handmade clothing and much more.
The Saturday Market at Lethbridge & District Exhibition begins June 10, while the Downtown Market, jointly presented with the Downtown BRZ begins July 5. Both markets are free to attend and feature products and entertainment for the whole family. Last year, nearly 57,000 people attended the market at Lethbridge & District Exhibition.


June 10 - October 14*, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lethbridge & District Exhibition
Admission & Parking: Free
*No market on Aug. 26.


July 5 - September 6, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Downtown - Festival Square - 600 3 Ave S
Free Admission. Downtown parking rates apply.


Whoop-Up Days Brings The Community Together With Free Gate Admission

August 22 - 26 I Lethbridge & District Exhibition

Whoop-Up Days is bringing the Southern Alberta community together like never before by introducing free gate admission. A Lethbridge tradition for more than 125 years, Whoop-Up Days returns to the Lethbridge & District Exhibition campus from Aug. 22 - 26, 2023. With free admission, it is easier than ever for the community to come together to celebrate, experience, eat, laugh, and ride.

This year’s Whoop-Up Days will be further enhanced by the use of the new 268,000 square foot Agri-Food Hub & Trade Centre, which will be open and host attractions throughout the five days of the fair.

Along with free gate admission, visitors can expect a wide array of exciting programming in 2023, including:

  • Whoop-Up Days Parade (Aug. 22 9 AM)
  • Morning to Midway (Gates open early at noon on Aug. 22)
  • West Coast Amusements Midway (Purchase Ride Wristbands in advance and save)
  • Whoop-Up Days Marketplace featuring Western Alley
  • Whoop-Up Days Food Trucks
  • Global Pet Foods’ SuperDogs (Free show, four times daily)
  • Blood Tribe Ag Society Rodeo Series Finals (Aug. 22 - 23)
  • Siksikaitsitapi Pow Wow and Princess Pageant (Aug. 22 - 24)
  • Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo featuring Warrior Relay Races (Aug. 24 - 26)
  • Fireworks Finale (Aug. 26)

And much more to be announced at WhoopUpDays.ca and on our social channels.


Whoop-Up Days Parade

August 22, 9 a.m. | Downtown Lethbridge

The Whoop-Up Days Parade is the iconic start to Lethbridge’s most popular and longest-running community fair. Showcasing the people, businesses, and organizations who call Lethbridge home, the parade is a celebration of the region’s heritage and future. For details and to apply to join the parade visit WhoopUpDays.ca

Pro Rodeo - 18x24

Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo

Following a successful inaugural event in 2022, Lethbridge & District Exhibition is proud to once again host the Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo from Aug. 24 – 26, 2023. This three-day event is the only CPRA rodeo in Lethbridge that showcases the history, people and culture of Southern Alberta.

The 2023 rodeo will include Duane Kesler Championship Rodeo Stock, and a purse of $8,000 for major events and $10,000 in the Team Roping.

Featured nightly, the Warrior Relay Races are one of the most high-intensity elements of the Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo. Often referred to as “North America’s original extreme sport” the races have been a part of Indigenous life for hundreds of years. Experience horse racing like never before as riders race bareback in laps around a track and exchange horses after every lap by jumping from one horse to another.

Advance tickets: Adult $28, Senior $26, Youth $14, Kids 5 & under Free & Group $25 each.

August 24, 25, 26  7 p.m. I Lethbridge & District Exhibition


Lethbridge Handmade Market

Save-the-date for the Lethbridge Handmade Market Fall Tradeshow. More information coming soon.

October 14 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Trade Hall B


Lethbridge Handmade Market

Save-the-date for the Lethbridge Handmade Market Winter Tradeshow. More information coming soon.

December 2 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Trade Hall B

Signature Events