HIGH SCHOOL RODEO PROVINCIALS (June 3-5)

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 00:00

The Alberta High School Rodeo championships are being held June 3-5 at Evergreen Park.

More details on the event will be made available once they are known.

High School Rodeo championship visitors will get a special rate at Evergreen Park's Host Hotel: http://www.evergreenpark.ca/hosthotel

STOMPEDE XXXVIII (May 25-29)

Thursday, 24 December 2015 00:00

stompede

The 39th annual Grande Prairie Stompede - the largest and longest-running annual event in the area - goes May 25-29 at Evergreen Park.

The show includes professional rodeo and chuckwagon racing and concerts on Friday and Saturday evening. There is also a large midway and lots of other entertainment and events.

The rodeo goes 2 p.m. Thursday to Sunday while the chucks begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.

Both reserved and general seating tickets are available by visiting www.evergreenpark.ca

Stompede visitors will get a special rate at Evergreen Park's Host Hotel by visiting: http://www.evergreenpark.ca/hosthotel

POMEROY GUITARS & WAGONS (June 16-19)

Sunday, 20 December 2015 00:00

 

For the fifth year Evergreen Park is the site of Pomeroy Guitars & Wagons.

The event goes from Thursday, June 16 to Sunday, June 19.

It includes concerts, chuckwagon racing and barrel racing.

Thursday's concert is headlined by the Sam Roberts band with 54-40 and Tupelo Honey opening. On Firday Dallas Smith is the headliner with Jason Blaine and Grande Prairie's own Tenille opening.

Chuckwagon racing goes all four nights at Gordon Badger Stadium and barrel racing Saturday and Sunday.

For tickets for the concerts go to: http://www.guitarsandwagons.com/

Admission for the stadium events is available at the door.

 

THE HORSES AT EVERGREEN PARK (July 8-August 28)

Thursday, 17 December 2015 00:00

Live pari-mutuel racing returns for the summer on Friday, July 8.

Racing continues at Gordon Badger Stadium at Evergreen Park until Sunday, August 28 every Friday, Saturday and Sunday (and holiday Monday Aug. 1).

Three of the feature race days are the Brekkaas Vacuum & Tank Paint The Park Pink - Race For The Cure on Sunday, July 17 and the Grande Prairie Derby and Alberta Derby on Sunday, July 31.

There is no admission fee to attend the races and they are open to all ages. Troyer Town moves outdoors for the summer racing season. There will be two bouncy castles and a large sand pile, also free, for children to enjoy.

Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the Pines Restaurant & Casino, which is attached to the Gordon Badger Stadium at the race track. There is also a adult beverages tent on site and a mobile concession.