Whoop-Up Days is an annual festival, exhibition, and rodeo held in Lethbridge, Alberta, for five days in the last full week of August.

The event includes a 4-km parade through downtown, daily concerts on the Gas King Stage in Pioneer Park, the RAM CPRA Pro Rodeo, in the South Pavilion, and the Westcoast Midway, featuring the reverse bungee jump. There's so much more happening on the Main Pavilion, GrandStand and Festival Street. One attraction does deserve exclusive attention...Water Fun with Wobbly Balls. Walk on water in an orb! Offered daily at Pioneer Park. $10 gets you 10 minutes. 

2016 Schedule Of Events

The parade kicks things off on Aug. 23 at 10:00am. It starts at Park Place Mall and travels to 3rd Avenue, turns east on 3rd Ave. to 13 St. goes north and ends at 9th Ave. north.

Gates open daily to the grounds at 1 p.m.

CanAm Pro Challenge

3 performances Aug 25-27 starting at 7:30pm at Exhibition Park Grandstand

CONCERTS IN PIONEER PARK

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Gas King Stage, Pioneer Park | TUESDAY, AUGUST 23
TREVOR PANCZAK – 7:30 pm
JASON BLAINE – 9:00 pm

Gas King Stage, Pioneer Park
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24
TEN MINUTE DETOUR – 7:30 PM
THE STANDSTILLS – 9:00 PM

Gas King Stage, Pioneer Park
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25
ZOJO BLACK – 8:00 PM
KIM MITCHELL – 9:30 PM

Gas King Stage, Pioneer Park
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
TYRANTS OF CHAOS – 7:30 PM
MONSTER TRUCK – 9:00 pm

Gas King Stage, Pioneer Park
SATURDAY, AUGUST 27
“Roots & Blues Festival Day” Beer Gardens Open at 3:00 pm
JJ SHIPLETT 5 – 6:30 PM
ANGEL FORREST 7- 8:30 pm
THE LAST WALTZ 9:00 pm

Tickets

Advance Gate Admission (on sale throughout Whoop-Up week) - $12 (save $3)

Advance Super Ticket (on sale up to midnight Aug. 22) includes gate and midway admission- unlimited rides - $40 (save $15)

Daily Gate Admission - $15/person; Kids 10 yrs and under FREE
Seniors price -$12
Super Ticket - $55

Moonlight Madness Tickets - Thursday, Aug. 25 starting at 5 pm, includes gate admission and midway wristband - $35
Children's Rides Loonie/Toonie - 1 to 3 pm Tuesday to Friday.

Parking costs $5/vehicle

Visit the Festival website for additional ticket information

More Information

For more information on attractions and events happening visit the official festival website. You'll find everything there is to know