Extreme Mudfest

The Extreme MudFest hits the rodeo grounds in Bonnyville AB this summer. Get ready for three days of mud, music and more!

* 2021 dates pending
Community: Bonnyville
Province: Alberta
Festival Type: Music Sports

Your mother may have told you to stay out of the mud when you were a kid, but you’re an adult now. So, it’s time to head to the Bonnyville Extreme MudFest for a weekend of, you guessed it, monster-sized, mud-splashing four-wheelers competing for the fun of it – and some cash prizes.

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Extreme Mud Fest

If you’re new to this ever-growing sport – it has a tradition of attracting more than 3,000 people a day from all over Alberta – you’ll quickly get into the camaraderie and down and dirty spirit. 

The weekend is stacked with mud-flinging events, such as the pro stock, mod stock, tuff trucks and even the lowly lawnmower, the bigger rigs hitting speeds of up to 100 mph in a span of about 200 feet. In between all the high-octane fun, there’s a rocking lineup of music with Default, Tim Hicks, Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, Andrew Hyatt and Samara Yung.


Extreme MudFest

And, be sure not to miss the messy but hilarious watermelon eating contest.

Here’s what’s on tap for the weekend:

Thursday: Racing from 5:15 to 6:40 p.m., followed by the kick-off party beginning at 7 p.m.

Friday: Racing from 2 to 8:30 p.m. with concerts beginning at 8 p.m. and continuing deep into the night.


Extreme MudFest

Saturday: Racing from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Concerts kick off at 8 p.m. and continue late.

Sunday is Family Day: Racing 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. The weekend ends with the Old Camp Whiskey Saloon Blow Out Party from 6:30 p.m. and baseball and racing awards handed out.

Featured Artists


Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Stick around for the hard-hitting, platinum-selling, ear-crashing, dance-til-you-drop music of Default. This band catapulted to the top of the charts in 2003 and have never wavered. Over 6 million records sold in the U.S. alone.

Tim Hicks

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019

One of Canada's platinum-selling country stars comes to the stage this year at the Extreme Mud Fest. Get ready to kick up your heels.

See a full list of performers here.


VIP Full Weekend: $152.25

Full weekend with camping: $157.50

Thursday: $36.75

Friday: $63

Saturday: $63

Sunday: $36.75

For full ticket information check out the official Extreme Mudfest website.

When You Go

For more information about tickets check out the official Extreme Mudfest website.

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