Signature Events

Upcoming Events

Lethbridge Farmers' Market & Tradeshow

Lethbridge & District Exhibition UFA Saturday Farmers’ Market and Downtown Lethbridge BRZ Wednesday Market offer products that are made, baked or grown. Find crafts, fresh fruit, vegetables, local meat, homemade baking, art work, handmade clothing and much more!

Event Details

Event Dates: Every Saturday from May 7 - October 22, 2022

Event Time: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Lethbridge Handmade Market

At Lethbridge Handmade Market our purpose is to promote local art + culture + build the community through showcasing handmade goods. We strive to collaboratively create a community-directed marketplace in order to support local creativity.

Event Details

Event Dates:

  • October 22, 2022
  • December 10, 2022

Event Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tickets: $5 Entry Fee. Kids 14 and Under Free.

  • Free Parking On-site

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Whoop-Up Days

For 125 years, Whoop-Up Days presented by marked the culmination of summer for Southern Albertans. Celebrate summer with us from August 23 - 27.

Kicked-off by the highly anticipated parade through downtown Lethbridge, this year’s Whoop-Up Days features your favourite sights, sounds, smells and tastes! This year's fair will feature over 30 West Coast Amusement midway rides, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel, Extreme Dogs, a Family Stage, kids pedal tractor pull and more. Brand-new programming includes the Lethbridge & District Siksikaitsitapi Pow Wow and Princess Pageant,  La Galleria Art Show, YQL Beach - an outdoor beach party, a kid-theme Mini Carnival plus local musicians, buskers, poets and performance artists on the Troubadour Stage.

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Event Details

Event Dates:

  • August 23-27

Event Times:

August 23: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. (Family Day Pricing and Admission 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

August 24: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

August 25: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

August 26: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

August 27: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Lethbridge & District Pro Rodeo

Get back in the saddle! Lethbridge & District Exhibition proudly announces the return of one of Canada's largest professionally sanctioned CPRA rodeos, coming to the grandstand this August 25, 26 and 27!

Professional rodeo has had some of its finest moments at Whoop-Up Days throughout the decades from its inception 125 years ago. The 2022 rodeo will include Duane Kesler's championship stock, and a purse of $8,000 for major events and $10,000 in the Team Roping ($5,000 header, $5,000 heeler). Each evening performance will feature eight action packed events, including Ladies Barrel Racing, Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping, Breakaway and Bull Riding capped off with the ever-exciting Warrior Relay Races.

As one of the largest Rodeos in Canada, Lethbridge is part of the SMS Equipment Pro Rodeo Tour.

Witness one of the most action-packed and exciting sports on earth. This legacy showcase event commemorates the spirit of Southern Alberta sport - it is engrained in the history, the people and the culture.

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Event Details

Event Dates:

  • August 25-27