100th Annual Lethbridge and District 4-H Show & Sale
June 2 & 3 I South Pavilion
Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club Show & Sale
June 9 & 10 I South Pavilion
Lethbridge Coaldale 4-H Beef Club 100th Anniversary Celebration
Lethbridge Farmers' Market
Saturdays Jun. 10 - Oct. 14 | Wednesdays Jul. 5 - Sept. 6
SATURDAY FARMERS' MARKET
June 10 - October 14*, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lethbridge & District Exhibition
Admission & Parking: Free
*No market on Aug. 26.
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)
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
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