Saturday - August 12th

Grounds open at noon.  Stop by the CIBC Information Booth from Noon to 10pm to have all your questions answered.
The Harvest Festival reserves the right to change times and locations of events.


Around The Grounds...

All day - Free Wifi!
Our grounds now offer Free WIFI!  Stop by the VISP booth to get the password.

Noon - Midnight - Midway is open!  
Ride-all-day wristbands are $30 per person.

Noon - 11pm - Food & Display Vendors are open!
Just follow your nose to enjoy a wide variety of delicious foods.
Music provided by MK Sound with Karaoke from 3 - 4pm.

Noon - 7pm - Canada 150 Playlist with your chance to try kayaking, surfing, cricket and other great recreational activities.

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Main Stage

6:30-7:15pm - Big Daddy Tazz
One of Canada's funniest comedians!

7pm - 8:45pm - Ed Wayne and the North Border Band

9pm - 10:30pm - Gord Bamford
CMA and Juno award winning country performer.


Kid's Entertainment

1pm - 5pm - Kid's Zone
Check out Safari Jeff and his creatures, including videos, displays and more. Plus, visit the petting zoo, children's games tent, obstacle course, sport demonstrations, and much more! Presented by Manitoba Hydro.

Safari Jeff
Showtimes at 1pm & 4:30pm
An "edu-tainer" mixing entertainment with education about reptiles. His show features live animals, videos and props.

1pm - 6pm - AquaVan                                                                                                Connecting Communities to Coastlines. (Live marine animals and interactive displays)

Showcase Stage

3pm - Pet Fashion Show

4pm - Tom & Lori

5pm - James Fehr's classic country band

6pm - James Fehr's classic country band

7pm - Cosplay contest presented by VISP
For more information, please contact Sara Ortiz at To register for this event, please click here.

10pm - Gaming Tournament presented by VISP
For more information, please contact Sara Ortiz at



Noon - 9pm - Stanley Agricultural Society Exhibits
A variety of displays in the arena including crops, garden vegetables, crafts, preserves, 4-H and school work. Also various agricultural and educational displays.  For more information visit their website HERE.

Noon - 9pm - 4-H Manitoba Art Exhibition
In honour of Canada's 150th, see the artwork of some of Manitoba's 4-H members. In the arena lobby.

Noon - 9pm - Special exhibit showing Canada's history through artifacts
Presented by the Winkler Heritage Museum and located in the arena.

Sporting/Fitness Events

9am - 4pm - Beach Volleyball Tournament
Visit for more information.

1:30pm - 5pm - Strong Man Competition
Watch these amazing feats of strength, taking place between the arena and swimming pool. With a new women's class!


Horse Show Ring

9am - 6pm - Light Horse & Pony Show

Events Off The Grounds

7am - 10am - Free Pancake Breakfast 
Access Credit Union, 295 Main Street.

10am - Parade
Begins at Pembina and 15th Street traveling north. It turns east onto Mountain Avenue, then north onto Main Street. At Roblin the parade turns west and disperses at Park Street.  The parade begins at 10am sharp and is about two miles long.

Noon - 6pm - Farmers Market
Outdoors at the Arts and Culture Centre, across from the arena. (547 Park Street)             

Noon - 9pm - "Trash Art" exhibit
Located in the Arts and Culture Centre. Free admission to see the work of local artists and refreshments available for purchase.