Saturday - August 10th

Free Wifi on the grounds! Stop by the VISP booth to get the password.

The schedule you see below is for 2018. We will reveal the 2019 schedule in the spring.

The Harvest Festival reserves the right to change times and locations of events.

Around the Grounds...

Noon - Midnight - Midway is open!  
Ride-all-day wristbands $32.

Noon - 11pm - Food & Display Vendors are open!
The food court is easy to find, just follow your nose! Music provided by MK Sound with Karaoke from 4 - 5pm.

Noon - 9pm - Stanley Ag Society Exhibition
Winkler Arena

Noon - 9pm - Horse Show
Ag Society Grounds

1pm - 6pm - Pet Value Dog Picnic
In the Winkler Park.  Stop by for free samples! 

Main Stage

5:45pm - 6:45pm Byron Falk and the Halftime Cowboys
Don't miss this new up and  comer in the Canadian country music scene

7pm - 7:45pm Quinton Blair
Manitoba's Male Country Artist of the Year for 2017, Quinton will bring you his entertaining, high energy show

8pm - 8:45pm Quinton Blair
More Quinton!

9pm - 10pm Restless Heart
We're honored to be part of their 35th anniversary tour this year!  With six Number 1 hits and many more Top 40 hits, this legendary band will help us wrap up Saturday in a big way.

Kid's Entertainment

Presented by Manitoba Hydro

1pm - 5pm - Kid's Entertainment Open!
Stop by the Kid's Entertainment area to check out the NEW Petting Zoo, the Kid's Activity Tent for carnival games and prizes (for children 10 and under). Watch for juggler and magician Mr. Richards walking around the grounds.

1pm - 5pm - Kid's Fun Zone / Motion Zone
Try your hand at some skill based activities including games, obstacle course, and other physical activities.

2pm - Safari Jeff Show
Presenting live animal displays, videos and a show. And if you miss the actual show, drop in anyway. There are often other creatures on display.

4pm - Safari Jeff Show
Learn about exotic creatures like iguanas, tortoises, snakes and more!

6pm - Safari Jeff Show
Your last chance to see Safari Jeff and his cool creatures today!

Country Fair Stage

Presented by Borderview Electric and Parkside Home Building Centre.

1pm - Hoop Jam
Hooping for fitness is a new thing.  Join Karrie while she demonstrates how to hula hoop for fun and fitness.

2pm - Free Bingo
Just stop on by and play along.  Prizes will be awarded.

3pm - Hoop Jam
If you missed it the first time, or just love it so much that you have to do it again, stop in to learn how to "hoop it up".

4pm - Line Dance Lessons
Learn some of the classics and get ready to show off to your friends

5pm - Trivia Contest
Today we'll test your General Knowledge. Prizes will be awarded.

7pm - Smash Bros Tournament
Register at the VISP/Valley Fiber Booth on Friday or Saturday 

Cultural Stage

Make your way to the new Cultural Stage!

1pm - 1:30pm - Ballet Folkorico from Mexico.

1:40pm - 1:50pm - Compania Sol Sureno from Argentina

2pm - 2:45pm - Marco Castillo and Brazilian Beats

13m - 3:40pm - Borsch Ukranian Culture Club

4pm - 5pm - Island Breeze

Sporting/Fitness Events

9:30am - 2:30pm - Beach Volleyball Tournament
To register a team, email

1:30pm - 5pm - Cross Fit Competition
See some of the fittest people in southern Manitoba compete in a variety of fitness challenges. Men's and Women's categories in Junior, Intermediate and RX levels. To register, email 


Events Off The Grounds

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

A great way to start your day! Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee.

10am - Parade
Downtown Winkler

The parade begins at Pembina and 15th Street, then turns east onto Mountain Avenue. The parade continues north onto Main Street followed by a turn to the west on Roblin Avenue. The parade disperses at the corner of Park Street and Roblin Avenue.

Noon - 5pm - Farmer's Market
Pick up some of the freshest and tastiest produce anywhere. Winkler Arts & Culture Centre, 547 Park Street


1pm - 6pm - Ultimate Frisbee Tournament                                                                                                                            Enter a team by phoning Jeremy at (204) 362-1699 on or before August 1. On the GVC Grounds

Noon - 5pm - Art Show
This show is entitled "Tiny Art" featuring local artists. Winkler Arts & Culture Centre, 547 Park Street