Showcasing summer at Summer Showcase in Wetaskiwin

The Chamber of Commerce claimed, “A carnival atmosphere will electrify the city with our Wetaskiwin Summer Festival.”

HORSIN’ AROUND – Everyone gathered in Wetaskiwin Saturday

The Wetaskiwin and District Chamber of Commerce  claimed, “A carnival atmosphere will electrify the city with our Wetaskiwin Summer Festival.”  and they delivered. Thousands of people moved throughout Wetaskiwin July 10 to July 12 trying to take in the multitude of attractions. As one gentleman commented, “There is something for everyone here and they have kept the prices reasonable and even have free stuff for those who don’t have a lot of money. They can still enjoy this event.” His comment pretty much sums up Summer Showcase 2015.

On Friday July 10 the concert in the Drill Hall featured local entertainer Randy Bailer and Punch Drunk Cabaret and Canadian rock icon Kim Mitchell.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 10 to July 12, people of all ages wound their way down Main Street from 53 Street to 50 Street to enjoy the rides, games and typical midway food. Friday evening was a special treat for parents with young children as they could purchase a wristband enabling unlimited rides for an affordable $30.

On Saturday, July 11 the parade was held. On July 11, festivities kicked-off at 11 a.m. with a “fly-over the water tower” as the official start to the parade. People lined the  parade route beginning  on Main Street (55 Street) and a hop skip and jump one block north and back onto Main Street ending at 47 Street.

On Saturday July 11 SunShine Fiesta In The Park (Jubilee Park) was buzzing with activity from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a vendor marketplace in outdoor pavilions enhanced with live entertainment and many other family-friendly activities throughout the day.

Sunshine Photos

Wetaskiwin and District Chamber of Commerce, thank you for providing an action-packed weekend of fun, laughter and enjoyment of the entire community and region on July 10th -12th, 2015. Indeed, something for everyone.

 

Just Posted

Late night fight in Wetaskiwin results in aggravated assault, assault with a weapon charges

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate armed robbery and aggravated assault

Maskwacis featured in documentary series that unearths Indigenous cuisine

Red Chef Revival’s host visits community, elders and Nipisihkopahk School

Millet council fires town manager Teri Pelletier

Press release says CAO terminated for just cause

Wetaskiwin Arts and Music Festival at Ag Society

Festival runs until 9 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Hobby farm approved by County of Wetaskiwin May 17

Just over 17 acres re-zoned as hobby farm

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Top B.C. court upholds ruling that struck down indefinite solitary confinement

Feds had appealed ruling in case brought by B.C. Civil Liberties Association, John Howard Society

PHOTOS: Event marks one year since soccer team rescued from Thai cave

Nine players and coach took part in marathon and bike event to help improve conditions at cave

Fighter Jets light up Bucs’ to take AFL first place

38-3 loss puts Central Alberta into second place in the AFL

PHOTOS: Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

‘He’s Scamp the Champ, no longer Scamp the Tramp,’ his Californian owner said.

Deals on paid time off for domestic violence ‘beginning of a wave,’ says expert

Philippines was the first country to pay for domestic-violence leave, starting in 2004

Calgary Flames select forward Jakob Pelletier with the No. 26 pick

The 18-year-old winger from Quebec City had spoken with the club earlier in the day and knew they were interested

Central Alberta RCMP constable found not guilty of sexual assault

Justice Grant Dunlop acquitted Const. Jason Tress following a week-long trial in Red Deer Court

Inuit sue feds over experiments that included skin grafts

Plaintiffs allege they were also prodded with sharp instruments to assess their reaction to pain

Most Read