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 TBA
The parade kicks things off on Aug. 18. 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 - Performance #1 starts at 7 pm.
Friday - Performance #2 starts at 7 pm (wear pink night)
Saturday - Final Performance at 3 pm.
CONCERTS IN PIONEER PARK
Aug. 18 Tuesday Country "Kick-Off" - Aaron Pritchett at 8 pm; opener Treeline and Shaela Miller at 7 pm
Aug. 19 - Loverboy at 9 pm; opener Texas Flood at 7:30pm
Aug. 20 - Toronto at 9 pm; opener Fast Times at 7:30pm
Aug. 21 - Headpins at 9 pm; opener Who's Yer Daddy at 7:30pm
Aug. 22 - Helix at 9 pm; opener DNR at 7:30pm
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. 21 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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