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Schedule of events 2016

Percheron horses dressed up for Canada Day
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the historic site
© Parks Canada

Hometown Heroes Weekend

Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22

The First World War was life-changing for the Bar U Ranch and its surrounding community. Join Parks Canada in commemorating individuals from all walks of life who made unique contributions to the War effort.

  • Historical vehicles and weapons
  • Activities and presentations from members of the Strathcona Mounted Troop
  • Meet our WWI Bar U cowboys in a new exhibit
Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and Pack Horse Race

Sunday, June 19 (Father’s Day)

Canada Day

Friday, July 1

Free Admission

Canada Parks Day

Saturday, July 16

Trail Ride - hosted by the Friends of the Bar U Historic Ranch Association

Saturday, August 6

Old Time Ranch Rodeo

Sunday, August 21

Chore Horse Competition

Sunday, September 11


Download a printable version of our 2016 Special Events brochure:

2016 Special Events
(PDF, 380 KB)