Whoop-Up Days Family Festival

Whoop-Up Days is an annual festival and exhibition, held for five days in the last full week of August, now over 125 years running!

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Location: Lethbridge, Alberta

The Whoop-Up Days parade is a staple of Lethbridge's summer events calendar. With live entertainment and a midway, the five days of the festival celebrate Alberta rural culture. 

Whoop-Up Days Events

In honour of the Blackfoot land, its culture and its people in the gathering place where celebration and connection first occurred in the heart of Blackfoot territory, The Lethbridge & District Siksikaitsitapi Pow Wow and the Lethbridge & District Siksikaitsitapi Princess Pageant take place during the festival.

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Midway & Grounds

The midway features over 30 rides on the grounds of Exhibition Park, where the festivities take place. As the venue for Whoop-Up Days, Exhibition Park is committed to bringing Lethbridge and the Southern Alberta region together through Agriculture, Entertainment and Commerce. As the region continues to evolve and grow, Our ability to adapt to the changing environment reflects that commitment.


Gate admission: free
Midway wristbands: *2024 ticket info TBA

Buy tickets at Gas King locations in Lethbridge and Picture Butte. 

More Information

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