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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

Canada Day

Friday, July 1, Free Admission

Canada Day events

  • 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Calgary International Pin Club, pin trading; Post Office
    • Roving band, Allan & Arnell
  • 11 a.m.
    • Flag-raising ceremony and cake; Post Office
  • 11:30 a.m to 4 p.m.
    • Leather crafts; Harness Repair Shop
    • Face painting and butter making; Cookhouse
    • Hometown Heroes activities; Dairy Barn
    • Rope making; Chop House / Stud Horse Barn
    • Learn to rope; Saddle Horse Barn
    • Case LA tractor demonstrations; Tractor Shed
    • Cowboy poetry, stories and songs; Round Up Camp
    • Blacksmith demonstrations, Horse Shoeing Demonstration; Blacksmith Shop
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)