WHOOP-UP DAYS FAMILY FESTIVAL
August 20 to 24, 2013
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, Bowmanville Zoo's "Animal Acrobats" 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.
Schedule of Events
The parade kicks things off on Aug. 20. 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.
CPRA PRO RODEO GRANDSTAND
Thursday, Aug. 22 - Performance #1 starts at 7 pm.
Friday, Aug. 23 - Performance #2 starts at 7 pm (wear pink night)
Saturday Aug. 24 - Final Performance at 3 pm.
CONCERTS IN PIONEER PARK
Aug. 20 Tuesday Country "Kick-Off" - Chad Brownlee at 8 pm; opener Trevor Panczak and Roughstock at 7 pm
Aug. 21 - Honeymoon Suite at 8 pm
Aug. 22 - Nick Gilder Sweeney Todd Group at 8 pm
Aug. 23 - Rex at 8 pm, Glass Tiger at 9:30 pm
Aug. 24 - Damage Inc. at 8 pm, The Sweet at 9:30 pm
Advance Gate Admission (on sale throughout Whoop-Up week) - $12 (save $3)
Advance Super Ticket (on sale up to midnight Aug. 19) 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. 22 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
For more information on attractions and events happening visit the official festival website. You'll find everything there is to know
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