Your daily ticket to the fair gains you free access to over 150 sprawling activities including the tradeshow, KidsZone entertainment, monster truck show, and the new Canadian Extreme Bikes & Bulls Show! You also get tons of agricultural shows: light horses, sheep, cattle, draft horse, and much, much more... like our nightly grandstand concert! Whether it's classic rock, good old fashioned country or big name headliners, your daily admission gets it all!
And don't forget the FOOD! Mini donuts, elephant ears, snow cones - all of your summertime favourite foods that you can only find at the fair. There's a huge midway full of rides that range from mild to wild.
Take a walk to the one-50 Pub & Eatery with its own live entertainment, browse the Colonial Creations food & craft fair, or bring the kids to Country Lane for the petting zoo - it's all included in the one-pay-gate!
Then, finish off the week with an impressive fireworks show!
For an entire day of jam-packed fun, attractions, and entertainment, all for one low admission price at the gate - visit Lloydminster's Colonial Days Fair!
2017 Gate Admission:
- Adult: $15
- Senior/Student: $12
- Children 12 & Under: FREE
Ride All Day Wristbands:
- Adult: $40
- Senior/Student: $40
- Children: $40
If you're only wanting to ride a few rides, you can also buy individual ride tickets - just look for the ticket booth on the Midway!
Parking & Camping:
- We have several parking lots surrounding the fair grounds which are absolutely FREE. We also offer a complimentary shuttle service!
- Campsites are available on a first come, first served basis, right on the Exhibition Grounds!
- Non-Electrical sites are $15.75 per day
- 15 Amp Electrical Sites are $21 per day. They will not run AC or heaters.
- 30 Amp Electrical Sites are $31.50 per day. SOME 30 amp sites include water hookups, so arrive early to secure a spot!
*All prices include GST.
Keep your paid admission ticket and you could be the lucky winner of $2,500! The Pot of Gold tickets are drawn each night after the Grandstand Concert - so be at the Grandstand nightly, as the winning ticket holder onlly has 90 seconds to present their ticket (Wed-Fri). Jackpot is carried over nightly, so if no winning tickets are presented on the first 3 nights - you could win $10,000 on Saturday! On Saturday, we will draw until we have a winner!
Get the first look at Colonial Days Fair before anyone else! Come to the fair on Tuesday and get in the gates for just $2! Gates open at 7pm, allowing you access to the midway as well as select food vendors and outdoor tradeshow booths! Plus, Kids Rides are only a toonie and Larger Rides are just 2 toonies ($4 for larger rides). Grab a pocket full of coins and come down to get a taste of what Colonial Days Fair has to offer. *All guests that are ride-height must pay $2 admission charge, regardless of age. *No re-entry permitted on Toonie Tuesday.
Support our Troops! Wear your red on Friday! For everyone wearing red on Friday, July 14th a donation of $1 from your regular gate admission will be shared between the Lloydminster Legion and the Wainwright & Cold Lake Military Family Resource Centres. All Canadian Armed Forces personnel and veterans will receive FREE gate admission on Friday, July 14th with appropriate ID.
The Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association urges you to try your luck and take the chance at winning some spending cash for the fair! 50/50 tickets will only be available on site (Saskatchewan) at the Colonial Days Fair from July 12th-15th. Draws will happen daily on the Main Stage following Grandstand performances. 25 000 tickets will be available-2 for $5.00, 7 for $10.00, or 20 for $20.00. 50% of all proceeds are paid out! License Number: RR17-0135
The Best of Fair:
Midway Rides Are Open Noon til Midnight on all 4 Days of Fair! We have rides ranging from mild to WILD!
Each year, we kick of the Colonial Days Fair with a parade! This year, we've extended the parade route in honour of the 150th Anniversary of Canada! Check out the updated parade route (using the button below) and grab a seat to watch the fun! The parade theme is "Celebrating Our Roots - Canada 150"
Of course there will be elephant ears, mini donuts and all of your favourite fair foods - but did you know you can also get a full meal inside? Beat the heat with tasty indoor options like the Exhibition Grill in the Main Lobby and One~50 Pub & Eatery in the Stockade! Check out our Facebook event page for the Colonial Days Fair to learn more about the food options!
You just might get up close and personal with a cougar or tarantula! The Keepers travel all over North America to give fun, interactive and educational performances. They show Canadian wildlife and exotic ambassadors such as the fox, wolf, skunk, coati, lemur, sugar gliders and more! Janie and Kyle are committed to educating us about the importance of wildlife conservation, responsible pet ownership and re-releasing animals into their natural habitat. Check out our facebook page for more info!
Thrills and Stunts are just the beginning! You won’t want to miss this collection of crazy acrobats and their death defying stunts! Watch as 2 motorcycle stunt riders race at high speeds, narrowly missing each other as they race upside down in a steel globe. And that’s just one of their tricks! The Nerveless Nocks are descendants of the Swiss Circus Family Nock and are among the most respected aerial stunt artists in the world today. A spectacular daredevil show! Check out our facebook page for more info!
We always end the Colonial Days Fair with a bang! Be sure to stick around on Saturday night to catch this wonderful display of fireworks. The sound & colours will light up the summer sky at 11:30pm on Saturday. Grab your seat in the Grandstand.
At the grandstand
Grandstand Feature Shows:
Brown's Industrial Sales Monsters & Mayhem Show! Come out and watch monster trucks crush rows of vehicles, plus a dozen tough trucks racing around the track, complete with jumps! Brown's Pit Party is 5:15pm-5:50pm before the show at 6pm! The Rusway Construction Ride Truck will be giving rides for just $10 on July 12th and 13th from 12-8pm.
Newcart's Canadian Extreme ABBI Bulls & Bikes Show! This incredible event combines the daring stunts of dirt bike riders with an amazing bull bucking event! This unique show encourages you to root for the bull, not the bull-rider as ABBI Canada will be choosing the best of these bulls to buck at the Calgary Stampede! Futurity Rides (2 year old bulls with dummy riders) take place from 3-4pm at the Grandstand! Then the grown bulls buck with riders at 6pm!
Non-stop smash'em up action at the Demolition Derby! One of the most popular events at the fair, attracting thousands of spectators! There are full-sized car, mini/mid-sized car, and truck divisions.
Born in Edmonton, Alyssa Reid's single "Alone Again" released in November 2010. This revamp of Heart's 1987 hit reached #11 in the Canadian Hot 100! Other songs you'll know are "Hurricane", "Running Guns", "Satisfaction Guaranteed", and "The Game"
Prism is a Canadian rock band formed in Vancouver in 1977. They reached the Top 40 charts with their 1981 hit "Don't Let Him Know". Helix is a Canadian hard rock/heavy metal band best known for their 1984 single "Rock You".
This Ontario band released their debut single "Our Town" in April 2015, which reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Canada Country chart! They released their album "Till the Wheels Come Off" in October 2015 with the same-titled single. Their newest single "Homemade" was released this year.
This guy is a legend! Charlie Major released his debut album "the Other Side" in 1993 and ALL SIX singles from that album wen to #1 on the RPM Country chart. Those hits were "I'm Gonna Drive You Out Of My Mind", "I'm Somebody", "Nobody Gets Too Much Love", "The Other Side", "It Can't Happen To Me", & "I'm Here". Not to mention his other #1 hits: "I Do It For The Money", "Tell Me Something I Don't Know", It's Lonely I Can't Stand", and " I'm Feeling Kind Of Lucky Tonight".
Just for kids
Kid's Zone & Country Lane:
This is your headquarters for kid fun! Face painting, activities, and games are just the beginning! Located in the Kid's Zone!
Have you met Buck the Bronco? What about his friends? Your favourite yellow buddies in overalls and cartoon puppy heroes are coming to fair! You know who we mean! Meet them in the Tent full of fun! Meet the pup heroes Thursday July 13th at 1:30 PM. & Friday July 14th at 4:30 PM. Your yellow buddies will be here Thursday the 13th at 4:30 PM. & Friday the 14th at 1:30 PM.
Do your kids love performing, or would they rather be entertained? There's something for everyone in this high-energy show! Catch The Cutest Show on Earth daily starting at 2:00 & 5:00 PM. You kids could have the chance to be a part of the show! Join in on the enthusiastic and creative environment!
He's been featured numerous times on the CW Network's 'Masters of Illusion' and he will amaze all ages with his comedic magic show! See him on the Kid's Stage in the Kid's Zone! Performing daily at 4:00 & 6:00 PM.
We're quite excited to welcome back this fan-favourite! This show brings together music, farming, fun, dancing cows, dogs, duck & conservation! See them on the Kid's Stage in the Kid's Zone! Performing at 3:00 & 7:00 PM. daily.
Calling all kids! Come try the Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull Competitions. Show off those muscles! Located in the Kid's Zone! Happening at 1:30, 4:30, & 7:30 PM. daily
Come watch live chickens hatching, or take part in one of our daily activities like building a birdhouse or planting seeds! Just look for the big red barn to find this fun, educational, hands-on area for kids! Located in the Dick Jones Sales Pavilion!
It's furry, feathery and fluffy! Don't miss the adorable critters in the Thistle Hill Farms Petting Zoo, located within Country Lane in the Sales Pavilion.
Eats, Music, History & More:
Kick back in the afternoon with an ice cold beer or cocktail while enjoying some live entertainment or catching live broadcasts of the Clagary Stampede, Bluejays, or Edmonton Eskimos game- in a sports-bar atmosphere. The One~50 Pub & Eatery will have feature drinks! Watch our social media pages and website for more details! *Located in the Stockade Convention Centre.
Care for a little shopping? Don't miss the Colonial Days Tradeshow, offering a variety of vendors with unique and interesting products! The Alberta Building features 60 indoor booths and there are numerous outdoor booths near the Midway at the South Entrance.
View beautiful handmade creations at this community exhibit. Displays range from art and photography to baking and quilting, with outstanding entries in all age groups. Plus, there are live art demonstrations throughout the day! The Master Artisan program features the best of the best in wood and metalwork, stained glass, pottery, needlework, and numerous other categories. Submissions are judged on Tuesday the 11th, so come see who's won first place!
Join the Barr Colony Heritage Society for a Colonial Days history lesson with demonstrations, models on display, and live music! Located in the Old Timer's Log Cabin in the Heritage Trail.
The Heifer Classic Show will take place on Wednesday, July 12th in the Saskatchewan Building at 1:00 PM.
The Junior All Breed Beef Show will take place Thursday, July 13th in the Saskatchewan Building at 2:00 PM.
The $12 000 Classic Steer Stake will take place Wednesday, July 12th in the Saskatchewan Building at 3:00 PM.
Classes: Dressage- Wednesday, July 12th at 8:30 AM. Trail to follow. Junior, Senior, Open Performance Classes: Thursday (13th) & Friday (14th) at 8:30 AM. Two 1-day shows.
Team Sorting will take place Friday, July 14th in the South Horse Ring at 10:00 AM.
Draft Horse Halter Shows will take place Thursday (13th) & Friday (14th) in the Saskatchewan Building at 9:00 AM. Thursday featuring Percheron, Belgian, & Clydesdale/Shire Halter Shows. Friday featuring Geldings, Supreme Champions, & Junior Classes.
The Interprovincial Draft Horse Show will take place on Saturday, July 15th in the Saskatchewan Building at 5:30 PM.
Draft Horse Hitch shows will take place Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday in the South Horse Ring at 5:00 PM. Wednesday (12th)- Unicorn Hitch Show followed by hitch classes. Thursday (13th)- 6-Horse Hitch Show followed by hitch classes. Friday (14th)- George & Gwen Davies Memorial Open Freestyle Driving Competition followed by hitch classes.
Gymkhana will take place Saturday, July 15th in the North Horse Ring at 9:00 AM.
Team Roping will take place Saturday, July 15th in the South Horse Ring at 12:30 PM. Entries: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Thank you very much to our sponsors: Carlrams Ranching Ltd., McKenna Lake Outfitting - Gail Twedt, Missing Creek Ranch, Paradise Hill Ranch & Western Wear, and PV Land & Cattle Co. Ltd.
Sheep Show will take place Friday, July 14th in the Saskatchewan Building at 1:00 PM.
Miniature Horse Show will take place Saturday July 15th in the Saskatchewan Building at 9:30 AM.