Antique Tractor and Engine Events
The yearly update will be posted by March 1st each year.
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Calendar of Events, 2019
- Saturday, May 25-26 ............. Leduc West Fall Country Harvest (Rescheduled) & Spring Pull Combined
- Saturday, May 25 ................................... Pioneer Acres, Irricana, Spring Tractor Pull
- Saturday, May 25 ................................... Prairie Tractor Club Spring Tractor Pull, Picture Butte
- Saturday, May 25 ........................... Sunnybrook Farm Museum Spring Warm-Up Tractor Pull
- Sunday, May 26 .......................................... Didsbury Tractor Olympics
- Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2 .............. Westlock Antique Tractor and Machinery Club Show
- Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9 ........ Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo Farmer’s Day Event
- Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9............. Two Cylinder Club of Olds' Antique Tractor Days
- Sunday, June 9 .....................................................Drayton Valley & District Antique Tractor Pull
- Saturday, June 15 ............................................. High River Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16 .............................. Lacombe Antique Tractor Show
- Saturday, June 22 ....................................................... Carseland Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23 ..................................... Markerville Pioneer Days
- Monday, July 1 .......................................... 32nd Annual Delburne Antique Tractor Pull
- Monday, July 1 ........................................... Blackie Antique Tractor Pull
- Monday, July 1 ........................................... Neerlandia Antique Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7 .................. Edgerton Tractor Show and Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7 ................... Vintage Tractor Pull: Calgary Stampede
- Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21....... Leduc West Annual Exposition & Antique Tractor Pull
- Friday, July 26 ...................................... Antique Tractor Pull in Vermilion
- Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 26-28 ...... Heritage Acres Annual Show, Pincher Creek
- Saturday, July 27 ............................................. Stettler Antique Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4 ............................. Leslieville Antique Days
- Sunday, August 4 ........................................ Manning Heritage Day Celebration
- Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 9-11 ............ Irricana Annual Reunion and Show
- Saturday, August 10 ........................................ Vegreville Antique Tractor Pull
- Saturday, August 10 ................................... Winfield Antique Tractor and Equipment Show
- Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16-18 ...... Prairie Tractor Club Harvest Days, Picture Butte
- Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18 ................. Millarville Fair Antique Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18 ............. Sunnybrook Farm Museum Pioneer Days Festival
- Sunday, August 18 ..................................................... The Didsbury Tractor Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25 ....... Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association Tractor Pull and Show
- Sunday, August 25 ......................... Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo - Fall Pull
- Saturday and Sunday, August 31-September 1 ............ Reynolds-Alberta Museum Harvest Festival
- Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8 .......... Pioneer Acres Steam and Stationary Engines, Irricana
- Saturday, September 14 ...................................... Heritage Acres Fall Show, Pincher Creek
- Saturday, September 14 ......................................... Leduc West Fall Tractor Pull
- Sunday, September 15 ........................... Camrose Machinery and Old Fashioned Day
- Saturday, September 28 ........... Prairie Tractor Club Fall Pig Roast, Tractor Pull and Silent Auction, Picture Butte
And Now the Details.....
Join us for two days of tractor pulling this weekend at the Leduc West Antique Society, located 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. Saturday's event will be the provincial championship tractor pull rescheduled from last fall. Competitors must have qualified by taking a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon in a sanctioned pull in 2018. Sunday's pull is a competitive pull, all competitors welcome. Pulling begins at 10 a.m. each day.
A pancake breakfast will be served each day from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., $5 per person. Buildings on the grounds will be open, as will the concession booth, and there's a vendor market. Vendors can find more information on our Vendor Information page.
Admission is $5.
Get an early start this spring! Pioneer Acres Museum (located at the north end of Irricana, just west of highway 9 on Township Road 274) is holding a spring tractor pull where you can test out your equipment and enjoy a leisurely day with your fellow tractor enthusiasts. The pull begins at 1 p.m. All regular exhibits will be open, as will the concession booth. Admission is $10 for those 13 years and over, $5 for those 6 to 12 years of age and free for those under 6.
The Prairie Tractor Club invites you to join them for a fun day out at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. Come and watch the tractor pull, walk through the old tractors on display and explore the Pioneer village. The Coyote Flats Pioneer village incudes a train station, blacksmith shop, post office, school, church, garage and period houses. There's also the Finnegan Ferry -- it spent its working life on the Red Deer River near Gem, the last wooden ferry to operate in Alberta.
The Sunnybrook Farm Museum is holding a spring tractor pull in Red Deer for any enthusiasts looking to test out their equipment during the museum’s Spring on the Farm event. The event includes a country breakfast, garage sale, concession, cookie walk, face painting, family activities, and a chance to meet the baby animals that are going to live at the farm throughout the summer. The event runs from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Campers are welcome to arrive on Friday and leave on Sunday. Admission by donation (meal charges apply).
Didsbury Tractor Olympics.................Contact: Cliffort Scott at 403-335-4342 or Ken Herbert at 403-335-4109
- - - Sunday, May 26, 2019
Here's something a little different and a whole lot of fun! We're holding an Antique Tractor Olympics at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. If you would like to participate please register by calling Cliffort Scott in advance at 403-507-0175. Everyone is welcome to come and watch -- competition begins at noon with events like the Teeter-totter, Barrel Roll, Stake Racing, Ring Toss and Blind Man's Race.
Camping is free and a concession booth will be open all afternoon. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
Westlock Antique Tractor and Machinery Club
Show..........Contact: Phil Colbourne 780-349-5212 or 780-307-6971; Pieter Van Dasselaar 780-305-1625
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, 2019
Join us south of the Canadian Tractor Museum at the Ag Barn on the Westlock Fair Grounds, where about a hundred old tractors and antique farm machines gather for two days of tractor pulls, threshing, plowing and skill events. This year Oliver Hart-Parr is featured.
Only on Saturday the tractor pull will be a competition pull, with the same classes and rules as any other Alberta pull. As portable scales have not been accurate the last couple of years please bring a recent scale ticket or know exactly what your tractor weighs. ť Be honest. We start pulling with class 1 at 9:00 a.m. We will pull until the "Old Iron" parade starts at 1:00 p.m., then continue after the parade until all classes have finished. Sunday's pull will be a fun pull as in previous years.
The pancake breakfast is available between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., slow 'races' begin at 10 a.m. and events for the kids start at noon. The Tractor Museum is open to all from noon to 6 p.m. and the displays, handicrafts and bench show go on all day -- don't miss them! Admission is $10 -- that includes the pancake breakfast and admission to the Museum. Children 12 and under get in free. The grounds open Friday night for exhibitors and camping is available on the grounds - no hookups.
Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo - Farmer’s Day Event .......... Contact: Clarence 780-706-0064; Darcy 780-785-2655; Don 780-785-2967.
- - -Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, 2019
This annual event has lots to offer, and we invite you to attend! The pull will be held north of the Sangudo Sports Grounds/Riverside Campground. Tractors must be stock and pre 1960. (Exceptions are those series of tractors built identically from 1960 – 1962.) There are 8 classes of tractors: Bantam (under 3,999 lbs), Classes 1 – 6 (ranging from 4,000 lbs – 12,000lbs), and a Demo Class. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded on Sunday in each of the 8 classes. Registration fee is $5 per tractor. Drivers must show proof of liability insurance at registration; insurance can also be purchased on site, along with a club membership. Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m. Saturday and pulling begins at approx. 11 a.m. If time and weather allow there will also be a Slow Race, a Barrel Race with tricycle style wheel tractors and a Teeter-Totter event.
A concession booth is open both days and on Saturday there's a Silent Auction and a Vendor's Market. There's also a Pedal Tractor Pull area for the young children. Our Society welcomes local and corporate sponsors.
With their $10 admission adults receive a souvenir button depicting our Feature Tractor -- admission on Sunday is free with the button. Children 6-12 years old are $2, children under 6 are free. Camping is available on the grounds, just email email@example.com for information and to make reservations (recommended).
Two Cylinder Club of Olds' Antique Tractor Days..........Contact: Mark Gardener 403-660-4919; Albert Goerzen 403-507-1086
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9, 2019
The Alberta Two Cylinder Club of Olds invites tractors of any make or color to join them at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. The fun begins at noon each day with the tractor pull. Slow races and flywheel starts are next, and there will be kiddie tractor pulls too!
Camping is free. Public admission to this event is $5.00 per person per day. Children 14 and under are free. Contestants are required to have their own personal liability insurance on their tractors.
Drayton Valley & District Antique Tractor Pull ....................Contact: Mike Kwirant at 780-202-2270
- - - Sunday, June 9, 2019
Registration for the Drayton Valley & District Antique Tractor Pull will run from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with the pulling from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Onsite camping is available through Drayton Valley RV Park. Accomodation is available from partner hotels in the area -- Holiday Inn Express, Lakeview Inns & Suites, Ramada, Service Plus Inns & Suites, Service Plus Encore. Ask for the Open Farm Days rate.
Contact Mike Kwirant for registration at 780-202-2270.
Admission is free.
High River Tractor Pull ...............Contact: Al Millard 403-938-2385; Lloyd Groeneveld 403-652-9414
- - - Saturday, June 15, 2019
You can find us north of High River at the Rodeo Grounds, just take exit 197 off Highway 2 and turn west on 498 Avenue. The tractor pull will begin at 11 a.m. and Model T races will run again this year. The first 200 visitors will enjoy a free pancake breakfast in the Call of the West museum. The museum will be open to explore all day.
Lacombe Annual Vintage Equipment Show..........Contact: Fred Mueller Home phone: 403-782-7001; Cell: 403-391-4127
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, 2019
Enjoy Father's day weekend with us at the Lacombe Agricultural Society grounds (just follow the signs) for tractor pulls and parades, demonstrations and exhibits.
Saturday starts off with a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and ends with a supper at 6 p.m. Sunday's breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Displays are open both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Parade of Power starts at 1 p.m. We welcome all makes and models of tractor, antique equipment and vintage vehicles. Sawmilling and field demonstrations run during the afternoon, as does the antique tractor pull (no entry fee for competitors). Check out the Museum of Farm Treasures of the Past, the toy show and the vendors' market. Admission is $5 per day; all exhibitors welcome. Camping on the grounds is free (no hookups). Show goes rain or shine!
Carseland Tractor Pull ..........Contact: Bert Dunsbergen 403-554-3334
- - - Saturday, June 22, 2019
You are all invited to our fun tractor pull in Carseland on Saturday, June 22nd. It gets under way about noon at the track next to the Community hall, just off Railway Avenue. There are no hook-up fees, everyone pulls twice, and there are prizes for all weight classes. The pull is held in conjunction with Carseland's Aggie days so there's lots more going on - a car show, children's activities and attractions, concessions and a beer garden. Come join the fun!
Markerville Pioneer Days..........Contact: Len Aucoin 403-886-4086
- - - Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, 2019
It's all happening at the ball diamond in Markerville, starting at 11 a.m. with the Parade of Power and going to 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. You will also see threshing, field displays, tractor pulls, slow races, and pioneer crafts, including blacksmithing. Sunday morning there's a Pancake Breakfast between 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Camping is available.
32nd Annual Delburne Antique Tractor Pull...............Contact: Ben Davidson 403-749-2971
- - - Monday, July 1, 2019
Its the 32th Annual Delburne Antique Tractor Pull this Canada Day, with ball games, races, a pancake breakfast, a parade and, of course, the TRACTOR PULL. The pull starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the Recreation Grounds by the Arena in Delburne. Weigh in is at 11:30 a.m. and, thanks to our sponsors, there is no entry fee! Camping on the grounds is free. Come cheer on these venerable machines and their operators!
Blackie Antique Tractor Pull ...........Contact: Stacey 403-684-3019
- - - Monday, July 1, 2019
Come cheer on the antique tractors in the Blackie Antique Tractor Pull! You'll find them in the midst of the town's Canada Day celebrations, near the Blackie Seed Cleaning Plant alongside Blackie's main street. The line up for the parade entry starts at 9 a.m., weigh-in starts at 10 a.m. and pulling begins at noon. Don't be afraid to come early though, and check out the rest of the Canada Day activities. Camping is available in the area.
Neerlandia Antique Tractor Pull...............Contact: Pieter Van Dasselaar 780-305-1625
- - - Monday, July 1, 2019
We are holding our annual Canada Day tractor pull on Monday, July 1st. There will be two pulls in the one day, with registration and weigh-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. Pulling starts with Bantam at 9:30 sharp. We pull up to class 6, then break for lunch, after which we'll pull back down again to Bantam. The Neerlandia Historical Society puts on a pancake breakfast in the morning ($2), there are concessions on site and family activities run all day. There is a $10 per tractor hookup fee to be paid at the scale. Come join us for this growing event!
Edgerton Tractor Show and Tractor Pull...............Contact: Jim Sparks 780-755-2409
- - - Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7, 2019
Come one, come all! The Edgerton and District Historical Society invites you to their tractor fair at the Museum grounds on the west side of Highway 14 in Edgerton. Camping is available south of the museum. The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
ON DISPLAY: A real variety of tractors will be on display, including a cross-mount Case, a Hart-Parr 30, two Hart-Parr 18-36s, a Waterloo Boy, a cross-mount Minneapolis Moline, a 10-20 Titan and a 1943 International Hi-Crop tractor. For stationary engine fans there's a 1910 12 HP Fairbanks-Morse and a display of Waterloo stationary engines.
EVENTS: Come cheer on the competitors in the tractor pulls and slow races, and bring your tractor to show it off -- everyone who brings a tractor will receive an Edgerton Tractor Show T-shirt! Weigh in for the tractor pull is 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; the pull starts at noon. Other attractions at the grounds include ice cream making, baseball and a number of agricultural displays, including pony chuckwagon races and a Bullarama on Friday night. A steak fry will be held Saturday evening in conjunction with Edgerton's Sports Day and Agricultural Fair.
Vintage Tractor Pull: Calgary Stampede ...............Contact: Stampede Office 403-261-9159
- - - Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7, 2019
This invitational tractor pull and show and shine takes place in the Nutrien Western Events Centre and will showcase immaculately restored vintage tractors 1960 and older. For more information about this event check out the Calgary Stampede 2019 Vintage Tractor Pull Webpage.
We hope everyone will come and watch as these beautifully restored vintage tractors do what they do best!
So much is happening! The feature make for 2019 is Oliver, although tractors and equipment of all makes are welcome. Come watch as vintage tractors, cars, trucks and steamers parade past the grandstand. Take in the threshing, plowing and sawmill demonstrations, then cheer on the contestants in the tractor pulls which run both morning and afternoon. More than 100 tractors will be on display, along with stationary engines, old construction equipment and a steam engine or two. Classic and antique cars will be exhibited, along with a fine selection of vintage trucks.
But it is more than Old Iron -- there's a petting zoo, Jigger Train rides and a market with many tables of antiques, books and crafts. Try cinnamon buns baked in a clay oven and watch weaving and quilting demonstrations. Concessions are open both days.
At 7:30 each morning we begin by serving a pancake breakfast, then events and demonstrations run to 4:30 p.m. On Sunday there will be a non-denominational church service at 9:00 a.m.
The fair grounds are located 5 km. west of Leduc on Highway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. Admission is $12.00 per day for those 13 years of age and older, thoses aged 6 to 12 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. Exhibitors - $10 for the weekend. Don't miss this one!
Antique Tractor Pull in Vermilion................................Contact: Vermilion Agricultural Society 780-853-4108
- - - Friday, July 26, 2019
The Vermilion Agricultural Society invites you to join in the fun at the Antique Tractor pull, held each year in conjunction with the Vermilion fair. The pull will take place at 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, July 26th. Details such as start time will be posted on the Vermilion Ag Society website as they become available. Tractors built in 1960 or earlier are eligible and will compete in seven weight classes. Serial numbers will be checked and competitors are asked to bring a weigh bill for each tractor. There is no entry fee for the pull.
The fair is held at the Vermilion Agricultural Society grounds on the north side of Lakeland College. Camping is available at the Provincial campground but it fills up fast, often several days in advance, so get there early!
Heritage Acres Annual Show, Pincher Creek..........Contact: Heritage Acres Farm Museum 403-627-2082
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 26-28, 2019
Join us at Heritage Acres for our 32nd annual show, which features an extra special event, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride. There will be two performances, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27th. The grounds are 2 miles north of Pincher Creek to Pincher Station, 2 miles east on Highway #3 then 8 miles north on Highway #785.
There's an amazing variety of tractors, on display, in the Parade of Power and competing in the tractor pulls. Massey Harris/Massey Ferguson is the featured make this year. Club members will be there demonstrating threshing and other pioneer farming skills, including blacksmithing and the production of lumber with our steam-powered saw-mill. For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out the museum's website.
Saturday and Sunday begin with a pancake breakfast and Saturday ends with a supper -- tickets are available online, at the office or at the gate. In between concessions are open and there are wagon rides, pedal tractors and ice cream making demonstrations for the kids. Sunday a non-denominational church services will take place in the Knox Presbyterian Church of Jumbo Valley.
Then there's THE MUSEUM -- just a few of the many atractions are:
- The Zoetemen/Vogelaar Barn: an enormous, T-shaped dairy barn, 15,000 square feet of floor space between the main floor and the loft.
- A restored Dukhobor barn, a fully operational UGG elevator and a blacksmith shop
- The Crystal Village - a number of buildings constructed from telephone line insulators collected from all over the world.
- Knox Presbyterian Church originally built in 1917
Stettler Antique Tractor Pull..........Contact: Dan Wasyleshko 403-740-3726 or email: Tractorclub@stettlermuseum.com
- - - Saturday, July 27, 2019
Whether your antique tractor is bantam weight or 10,000 lbs we have a class for you at the Stettler Antique Tractor Pull. Weigh-in is from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. when pulling begins. A concession booth is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and for the children there is a kiddies tractor pull. Its all happening at the Stettler Fair Grounds -- hope to see you there!
Leslieville Antique Days..........Contact: Vern Mosset at 403-391-1305
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4, 2019
The Leslieville Antique and Model Club has it all for you -- antique tractors, portable pump engines and vintage cars on display, and events such as the tractor pull, threshing demonstrations, shingle and lath making and lumber milling. Watch demonstrations of weaving, spinning and butter churning and enjoy the taste of homemade cinnamon buns. Then there's the petting zoo and Royal Scott train rides for the children. Visit the Horborg Station, Ridges and Lane House, school, church, blacksmith shop, and Mercantile Store. There is something for everyone!
Saturday and Sunday mornings the Club serves breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and the concession booth is open both days. Sunday morning you are invited to an outdoor church service at 10 a.m. The parade begins each day at 11:30 a.m. with the tractor pull to follow. Vendors will be set up in the quonset from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is $5 per person, free for those 15 years and under, and camping, no hook ups, is only $20 for the weekend. The grounds are located 2 miles east and a quarter of a mile south of Leslieville, Alberta.
A supper is served at the Leslieville Community hall Saturday and Sunday evenings -- doors open at 5:30 -- with live entertainment to follow.
Manning Heritage Day Celebration..........Contact: Battle River Pioneer Museum 780-836-2374
- - - Sunday, August 4, 2019
Everyone is welcome at the Manning Heritage Day Celebration, 1 km east of Manning on highway #691. About 60 tractors of all makes and models will be on display, with about 30 to 40 on parade. The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. An interdenominational church service will be held at 10 a.m., threshing begins at 11 a.m. and a food booth will be open all day. Other demonstrations during the day may include straw baling, log planing, wood splitting, flour milling and rope making. Admission is by donation.
50th Annual Show and Reunion, Irricana ..........Contact: The Museum 403-935-4357
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 9-11, 2019
The Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana brings you Alberta's largest tractor fair - approximately 200 tractors will be on display. Stationary engines, antique cars and trucks, scale models and steam engines will also be well represented. Horses and Horse-Drawn and Equipment are featured this year! The museum is 1/2 mile north of Irricana on Highway 9 and 1/2 a mile west. Daily admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12 years of age and free for children under 6. For Friday only, seniors' admission is $10. Camping is available (no hookups) for $20 for the weekend with a free shuttle to and from the show gate. Parking is free.
EVENTS: Come for the Parade of Power, the tractor pulls, slow races and skills events, as well as the traditional activities of threshing, plowing and binder work. Check out the craft exhibits, home made buns, baking and trade fair. Watch the sparks fly as blacksmith and wheelwright demonstrate their art. The show runs each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Pancake Breakfast is available Friday 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. There will be a steak supper on both the Friday and Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. An interdenominational church service will be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, check out our website!
Vegreville Antique Tractor Pull ............Contact: The Vegreville Ag Society toll free at 1-888-611-0161
- - - Saturday, August 10, 2019
The Vegreville Ag society invites you to its fun Antique Tractor Pull in conjunction with our country fair. The pull will begin Saturday night after the chuckwagon races, running from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Ag society fair grounds in Vegreville, Alberta. We're fairly easy going about the age of your tractor -- anything from the seventies or older is invited.
Winfield Antique Tractor and Equipment Show ............Contact: Albert Brandl 780-696-2547
- - - Saturday, August 10, 2019
Join us in Winfield for our second Antique Tractor and Equipment Show. You will find us in the middle of our Ugetuk Days celebration at the Winfield Arena grounds (Winfield is at the intersection of Hiways 20 and 13, about 70 km. west of Wetaskiwin). We are expecting approximately 20 tractors and pieces of equipment -- why not bring yours? Come and participate in our parade! Tractors and equipment will be on display Saturday afternoon and prizes will be awarded to the top 4 entrants.
Prairie Tractor Club Harvest Days, Picture Butte .......Contact: Robert Brander 587-220-7110 or John Rudelich 403-732-4875
- - - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16-18, 2019
The Prairie Tractor Club invites you to join them for a great weekend at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. On Friday the tractor pull will begin at 6 p.m. Throughout Saturday and Sunday you'll see the Parade of Power, tractor and heavy horse pulls and a threshing demonstration. You can walk through the 160 plus old tractors on display, through the 25 plus open buildings, then stop for refreshments at our concession booth and ice cream parlour.
Be sure to explore the museum and the Coyote Flats Pioneer Village with its train station, blacksmith shop, post office, school, church, garage and period houses. Don't miss the Finnegan Ferry -- it spent its working life on the Red Deer River near Gem, the last wooden ferry to operate in Alberta. Admission is free on Friday night. On Saturday and Sunday admission is $10 for adults while those under 12 are free.
Millarville Fair Antique Tractor Pull .......... Contact: Doug Martin, 403-875-5557
- - - Saturday ad Sunday, August 17-18, 2019
Join us at the 112th Millarville fair for our fun tractor pull, where we offer six classes plus a bantam class. The entry fee is $10 for the weekend and there's a free lunch for the competitors on Saturday. There will be a driver's meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, then the first pull is at 10 a.m., the second at 1 p.m. There will be one pull on Sunday morning as well. For a special experience, stay in our lovely streamside campground. Sites must be reserved in advance so please call us to make a reservation.
To get to the Millarville Fair and the Tractor Rumble travel west on Hwy 22X about 23 km. from the south end of Calgary, turn south (left) on Hwy 22, go about 13 km. to Hwy 549, turn east (left) for about 1.6 km. then south for half a mile to the Fair grounds. Watch for signs. Once there you will also be immersed in the oldest, largest (and possibly best) country fair and farmers’ market in southern Alberta -- there's something for every member of the family. Check out the Millarville fair website for a full listing of activities and events.
Sunnybrook Farm Museum Pioneer Days .......... Contact: Sunnybrook Farm Museum: 403-340-3511
..........or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18, 2019
Join us at Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer for our celebration of pioneer life. There will be a Tractor Pull, a Tractor Parade featuring tractors dating back to the 1920's and a Threshing demonstration. Stationary engines and antique equipment will also be on display. There are activities such as face painting for the children and a silent auction.
Each activity packed day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Admission is only $5 per person or $15 per family. A hearty farmer's breakfast is available each morning for a nominal price and a full concession and teahouse will be open all day. Their specialty - home baked pies!
Find us in the heart of Red Deer at 4701 30th Street - just 2 blocks east of The Black Knight Inn. Hope to see you there!
The Didsbury Tractor Pull ....................Contact: Ag Office at 403-335-4494 Cliffort Scott at 403-335-4342 or Ken Herbert at 403-335-4109
- - - Sunday, August 18, 2019
Join us for a fun pull at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; pulling begins at noon. There is no entry fee but donations are welcome. Camping is free and concessions will be open. Everyone is welcome!
Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association - 2019 Annual Tractor Pull & Show......... Contact: Ellis (c)780-850-6120 or Tom (c) 780-918-4310 or Bob (c) 780-919-3667 or Joe (c) 587-991-2910
- - - Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25, 2019
The Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association is hosting their 15th Annual Western Canada Vintage Tractor Pull & Show just a few kilometers northeast of Sherwood Park on the weekend of August 24 & 25, 2019. The location is at Strathcona County's historic Bremner Farm, 53452 Range Rd 225. The Bremner Farm is located 4.0 km north of highway 16 on the west side of range road 225. Decimal GPS coordinates are Lat +53.608333 and Long -113.224722
We expect up to 100 tractors to be competing in ten classes from under 2,500 lbs to 12,000 lbs. Our weight classes include four separate classes for lightweight tractors under 4000 pounds. Tractors must be stock 1960 and older to compete for prizes but we do provide demonstration pulling opportunities for non-stock tractors if requested in advance and all participants are welcome. We have a drive-on digital electronic scale for weighing.
There are activities for all members of the family including horse and wagon rides, children's toy tractor pulling, a kid's play area, silent auctions, a vendor tent plus static displays of collector cars, trucks, tractors and vintage machinery. Visitors can also enjoy vintage farming demonstrations (threshing and binding) and a noon hour parade of power along the pulling track. Concessions for food and drinks are provided along with washroom facilities. We have grandstands for spectators and large shelter tents for the silent auctions and vendors. You are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs if you wish. Tours of the historic Bremner Mansion are offered by Strathcona County staff. We ask that visitors do not bring pets onto the site. An admission fee is charged at the gate when you enter.
Tractor registration and weighing starts mid-afternoon on Friday, August 23 and continues into the evening and again on Saturday morning before pulling starts. We encourage weighing to be completed on Friday to avoid delays on Saturday morning. Pulling events start at 10:00 AM both mornings. Hauling trailers can be left on site over the weekend and some sites are available for overnight RV parking at no charge. Site security on Friday and Saturday nights is provided. Participants must attend a scheduled safety meeting on Saturday morning before pulling begins. Rules, weight classes, starting times, insurance conditions, pull eligibility and other information is posted on our website at www.strathconavintagetractor.com.
Ol’ Pembina Tractor Pull Society, Sangudo - Fall Pull Event ..........Contact: Clarence 780-706-0064; Darcy 780-785-2655; Don 780-785-2967. Our new email is email@example.com
- - -Sunday, August 25, 2019
This annual event has lots to offer, and we invite you to attend! The pull will be held north of the Sangudo Sports Grounds/Riverside Campground. Tractors must be stock and pre 1960. (Exceptions are those series of tractors built identically from 1960 – 1962.) There are 8 classes of tractors: Bantam (under 3,999 lbs), Classes 1 – 6 (ranging from 4,000 lbs – 12,000lbs), and a Demo Class. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded on Sunday in each of the 8 classes. Registration fee is $5 per tractor. Drivers must show proof of liability insurance at registration; insurance can also be purchased on site, along with a club membership.
If time and weather allow there will also be a Slow Race, a Barrel Race with tricycle style wheel tractors and a Teeter-Totter event. There will be daily prize draw(s) for tractor drivers. A member’s Feature Tractor will also be on display along with the tractor's story.
With their $10 admission adults receive a souvenir button depicting our Feature Tractor. Children 6-12 years old are $2, children under 6 are free. A concession booth and a vendor's market will be open, and for the young children there's a Pedal Tractor Pull area. Our Society welcomes local and corporate sponsors.
The Reynolds-Alberta Museum's collection of steam engines, farm machinery and old tractors takes to the fields! Watch threshing, swathing, stooking, combining, baling and plowing demonstrations on the museum grounds.
Join us for bread baking, rope making and other historical demonstrations. Be sure to take in the rare and beautifully restored exhibits in the Museum's main hall and restoration shop. There's lots going on for the children as well -- a petting zoo and carnival games, to name but two attractions. It all happens Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information check out the Museum's Harvest Festival webpage. Excellent accomodations are available in Wetaskiwin.
Pioneer Acres Steam and Stationary Engines Event..........Contact: The Pioneer Acres Museum 403-935-4357
- - - Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8, 2019
Join us at the Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana as we fire up the steam engines and crank over the stationary engines that powered the farm a century and more ago. The Museum is located at the north end of Irricana, just west of highway 9 on Township Road 274. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and all regular exhibits and concessions will be open. Admission is $10, $5 for children 6 to 12 and free for children under 6. For more information, have a look at the event website.
Heritage Acres Fall Show, Pincher Creek..........Contact: Heritage Acres Farm Museum 403-627-2082
- - - Saturday, September 14, 2019
Heritage Acres Farm Museum invites you to it's fall show, 2 miles north of Pincher Creek to Pincher Station, 2 miles east on Highway #3 then 8 miles north on Hiway #785. Here's something novel -- a tractor pull exclusively for tractors manufactured from 1960 to 1970! You'll also see our regular events, the threshing team in full swing, agricultural field demonstrations, the turkey shoot, a bench show and arts and crafts demonstrations. There will be a pancake breakfast, games for the kids and a concession booth open all day. All museum buildings and exhibits will be open as well. For further information stop by the Museum website.
Leduc West Fall Tractor Pull.....Contact: Terry Hanlon 780-987-2440 or Robert McKell 780-985-2557
- - - Saturday, September 14, 2019
Come enjoy the harvest at the Leduc West fair grounds, 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39. We will serve breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. and a concession booth will be open all day. At 10 a.m. the provincial championship tractor pull begins, our historic buildings and displays open and the sawmill demonstration fires up. Demonstrations of threshing, plowing and baling are scheduled throughout the day while other events, blacksmithing for example, operate continuously. Check out the website for scheduled events. Vendor booths will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Camrose Machinery and Old Fashioned Day..........Contact: The Camrose Museum 780-672-3298
- - - Sunday, September 15, 2019
The Camrose Museum comes alive! 15 antique tractors, an 80 horsepower Case steamer and numerous old trucks and farm implements will be hard at work threshing grain, sawing and splitting wood and more. Watch ropemaking and handicraft demonstrations; visit the church, the school and the homes of a bygone era. Located on the Camrose Museum grounds right downtown in Camrose, the fair runs Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. All exhibitors welcome!
The club is putting on a pig roast supper, silent auction and fun tractor pull -- you are all invited! The tractor pull, auction and museum are free, and you can call the contact numbers shown above to purchase tickets for the supper. The pull is in the afternoon and supper is at 6 p.m. You will find us at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. For more information check out our website.
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