Come watch, swap or compete in our annual fun pull at the Leduc West Antique Society, located 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. All participants are required to sign a waiver for this event.
The swap meet runs from 9 AM to 5 PM. Inside tables are $30 and outside stalls are $20.
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. All regular exhibits will be open, as will the concessions.
Join us at the Canadian Tractor Museum on the Westlock Fair Grounds as more than a hundred old tractors and antique farm machines gather for a day of antique tractor pulling, threshing, dynometer testing, slow racing and barrel racing. The day starts with a pancake breakfast between 8 and 10 AM. Tractor pulling runs morning (lightweights) and afternoon (heavyweights). Threshing starts at 1 PM and the parade goes from 2 to 3 PM. The feature makes this year are Allis-Chalmers, Rumely and Ford, but all makes of tractor are very welcome. There are blind races and pedal tractor pulls for the children and the Tractor Museum is open to all from noon to 6PM. The handicrafts, displays and bench show are growing each year -- don't miss them!
Admission is $10 and includes the pancake breakfast and admission to the Museum. Children 12 and under get in free. The grounds open Friday night for exhibitors - RV parking is free. All exhibitors are welcome!
The Sangudo and District Ag society along with the Ol' Pembina Tractor Society present the annual Farmer's Day tractor pull north of the Sangudo sports grounds (arena).
Tractors must be stock and pre 1960. Weigh in is at 8:00 AM Saturday. Last year over 60 tractors pulled in 7 classes from 4000 lbs -12000 lbs. There will be a concession booth open both days. Camping is available close by at the Riverside Campground (phone number: 780-785-3411). Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for kids age 6-12 and children 5 and under are free. Be sure to mark this one on your calendar!
The Prairie Tractor Club invites you to their spring tractor pull at the Picture Butte Prairie Tractor Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519. Once there, be sure to take in the museum itself and the Coyote Flats Pioneer village, which includes a train station, blacksmith shop, post office, school, church, garage, period houses and the Finnegan Ferry. The Pearce Railway Station has been added as a reception centre, and this year we're openning an ice cream parlour!
Everything begins at noon. Admission is $7 for adults; children under 15 get in free. Lunch is available.
The third annual High River tractor pull begins at 9 AM Saturday with the weigh-in, then pulling starts at 11 AM. 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.
Other events will be happening too -- the Museum will be open, there will be a swap meet (tables free) and we'll have a Model T speed demonstration and driving school on the track!
Admission is $10, and this covers hook-up. Hope to see you there.
Follow the signs to the Provost and District Museum at 1:30 Saturday the 14th and noon on Sunday the 15th of June for our annual tractor pull and show. There will be seven weight classes in this non-sanctioned pull; hook-up fee is yet to be determined. Registration and weigh-in happen from 12:30 to 1:15 pm Saturday.
Other events include a Threshing Demonstration at 3 pm and Slow Racing at 3:30 pm. Check out the tractors on display and visit the Museum. A concession booth will be open both days and a supper will be served at 5 pm on Saturday ($12 a plate). Camping, no hook-ups, is available nearby. Bring your own lawn chair and join us for a great time!
Note: Thursday is Grandparents Day -- there will be a special showing for seniors and students on Thursday, June 12, admission $2. Admission for adults is $8. Explore the museum, admire the tractors then watch the threshing demonstration at 11 am. A lunch will be served from 12 to 1:30 pm.
Olds Antique Tractor days has been rescheduled to July 12-13th, 2014. The events and times are the same as before. For further information tune to CKFM 96.5 FM as they will will be announcing the tractor pull and show and shine and will announce if there are any changes.
The First Alberta Two Cylinder Club of Olds invites tractors of any make and color to join them at the Olds Antique Tractor Days. It will be held at the Olds College. From the Olds overpass on the QE2 highway travel 2 miles west then half a mile south. The fun begins at noon on Saturday with a parade of all tractors and show-and-shine units. Tractor pulls and slow races are next, and there will be kiddie tractor pulls too! Sunday repeats the previous day's events, concluding with slow race finals and the presentation of trophies and awards for the show and shine, tractor pulls and slow races.
Camping is $10 a day. Admission to the fair is $8.00 per person for the weekend. Contestants are required to have their own personal liability insurance on their tractors.
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 to 10:30 AM and ends with a supper at 6 PM. Sunday's breakfast runs from 8 to 10 AM.
Displays are open both days from 10 AM to 5 PM and the Parade of Power - 80+ tractors! - starts at 1 PM. Case is featured this year -- but all exhibitors are welcome. Binding, baling, threshing, plowing and sawmilling demonstrations run during the afternoon. There will be an antique tractor pull at 2 PM (no entry fee). Check out the Museum of Farm Treasures of the Past, the toy show and the carshow. There will also be 30+ sales tables offering crafts, parts and much more. Admission is $5 per day; all exhibitors welcome. Camping on the grounds is free (no hookups). Show goes rain or shine!
The Drayton Valley Ag society will be hosting a one day antique tractor pull at the Lions outdoor Rodeo grounds in Drayton Valley. A once-per-competitor fee of $20 will be charged. Registration is at 8 AM and pulls will start at 10:30 AM. For further information please call Mike at the above phone number.
In the words of Paul de Jonge:
"We started this last year. I went to England and bought a few tractors and shipped here. The one guy asked if I wanted to participate in a rally, so I did. Lots of fun and the English country side was beautiful. So the idea was born to do that here, but driving slow on gravel roads is boring, thus we approached the City of Lethbridge for permission to drive through the city. They were excited about the idea."
"The staging is at my farm, Broxburn Vegetables (3 miles east of Lethbridge). Friday afternoon I will feed participants between 4:30 and 5:30. Then we start and drive to Lethbridge, 3 miles. We hope to be there at 6 pm sharp. We get a police escort through the city and plan to stop at City Hall between 7 pm & 8 pm. This is where a lot of spectators are waiting to see the tractors. Then we go back to the farm."
"On Saturday we demonstrate the tractors at the farm, and at 1 pm we do demo pulling with jump on sled. We also hope to have a cultivator pulling. Lunch is provided by the Lethbridge lions club (fundraiser) or people can have lunch in the on farm café. Because this is for one cylinder tractors only, we like to demonstrate how they start etc. I call them the Harleys of tractors, they are noisy, smoke and rock! We try to get a good selection, but you can expect to see: Lanz Bullog, Field Marshall, Ursus, pampa, SFV, HSCS. They never made these type of one cylinder tractors in North America, mostly European. Lanz Bulldogs and Field Marshalls were sold in North America."
The Markerville Vintage Machinery Club welcomes you to their 25th celebration of pioneer life -- a steam engine from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum is coming to help us mark the anniversary! There will be threshing, field displays, tractor pulls, slow races, a tractor parade and pioneer crafts, including blacksmithing. Sunday morning there's a Pancake Breakfast between 7:30 and 11:00.
Do you play an instrument? Bring it along and join the Saturday night jam session around the campfire. Admission is $5 for the weekend, and camping on the grounds is $10 a night. It's all happening at the ball diamond in Markerville, 11AM to 6PM Saturday and 11AM to 5PM Sunday.
Its the 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 1PM sharp at the Recreation Grounds by the Arena in Delburne. Weigh in is at 11:30AM 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!
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 AM to 5 PM 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.
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! Other attractions at the grounds include baseball and a number of agricultural displays, including a Bullarama on Friday night. A steak fry will be held Saturday evening in conjunction with Edgerton's Sports Day and Agricultural Fair.
This invitational tractor pull and show and shine takes place under the Stampede's Big Top and will showcase immaculately restored vintage tractors 1960 and older. An application for invitation will be found on the Calgary Stampede website, as will information regarding rules, weight classes and scheduling. Applications may be made on-line.
We hope you will come and watch as these beautifully restored vintage tractors do what they do best!
The First Alberta Two Cylinder Club of Olds invites tractors of any make and color to join them at the Olds Antique Tractor Days. It will be held at the Olds College 2 miles west of the Olds overpass on the QE2 highway then half a mile south. The fun begins at noon on Saturday with a parade of all tractors and show-and-shine units. Tractor pulls and slow races are next, and there will be kiddie tractor pulls too! Sunday repeats the previous day's events, concluding with slow race finals and the presentation of trophies and awards for the show and shine, tractor pulls and slow races.
Camping is $10 a day. Admission to the fair is $8.00 per person for the weekend. Contestants are required to have their own personal liability insurance on their tractors.
Held at the South Peace Centennial Museum, 2 km. north of Beaverlodge on Hiway 2, 10 AM to 5 PM on the third Sunday in July. There is ample parking with camping available on the grounds (no hookups). Admission is $10 per person over the age of 12, youth ages 7 to 12 are $5.00 while children 6 and under are free.
EVENTS: On Sunday there's a parade of antique gas and diesel tractors, steam engines and antique cars and trucks. Watch the sawmill, planer mill and threshing machine in action. On both Saturday and Sunday the shingle mill will be in operation and there will be plowing with antique tractors. There will be a craft sale and a petting zoo both days!
A pancake breakfast will be served each day from 8:00 to 10:00 AM. There will be a BBQ beef dinner Saturday night and BBQ ham on Sunday. Church services will be held at 11:00 AM Sunday. Stop by the stage to watch the square dancers and listen to live music throughout the day.
THE MUSEUM: Stroll through historic buildings - school, store, dancehall, church - and admire the permanent collections of antique cars and farm machinery. Try bread and cinnamon buns baked in our clay oven, and watch while we demonstrate soap making, wool carding, lard rendering and sewing with a treadle sewing machine. For more information check out the South Peace Centennial Museum's website.
STEAM: For lovers of steam power we have a large permanent collection of steam engines, 8 in all, including a 120 HP Rumely and the only known Waterloo in operation.
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 at 10 AM and pulling starts at noon. Walter or Howard would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Hope to see you there!
So much is happening! Allis-Chalmers will be featured this year although all makes are welcome. Come and watch as the 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 and slow races. The tractor pulls have proven so popular that they run both morning and afternoon, and the square dancing tractors will do two shows a day. About 150 tractors of every size and description are expected. Antique and classic vehicles will be on display along with stationary engines, old construction equipment and a steam engine or two. It's a real family outing, with kid's Tractor Pulls, a petting zoo and a market with many tables of antiques, books and crafts.
There's a pancake breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings, then events and demonstrations run to 4:30 PM. Join us for a non-denominational church service at 9:00 AM on Sunday. The fair grounds are located 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39 and 1 km north on Range Road #260. The entrance fee is $10.00 per day; children under 12 get in free. All exhibitors are welcome, but all participants are required to sign a waiver. Overnite camping is $10.00 per day. Don't miss this one!
This year we are featuring Early Transportation. On Friday there's a tractor pull and $5 admission as things get set up. Demonstrations go throughout Saturday and Sunday -- threshing with our 1882 horse powered threshing machine, drilling with a horse powered well-drilling outfit, plus haying, stacking and binding. For steam lovers there's a steam-powered saw-mill as well as plowing and threshing with steam. Each afternoon take in the parade of power, the tractor pull and the car show. We expect about 200 tractors to be on display
Saturday and Sunday begin with a $2 pancake breakfast, 7 to 9 AM, and Saturday finishes up with a beef supper ($20 per plate) and barn dance. In between enjoy live entertainment, activities for the kids and demonstrations of pioneer skills such as butter churning. Sunday attend non-denominational church services in the Knox Presbyterian Church of Jumbo Valley.
Then there's THE MUSEUM:
To get there, travel 2 miles north of Pincher Creek to Pincher Station, 2 miles east on Hiway #3 then 8 miles north on Hiway #785 to Heritage Acres. Admission is $10 each or $20 for a family, and camping is $10 a night, no hook-ups. All exhibitors are welcome! Check out the museum's website at www.heritageacres.org
The Leslieville Central Alberta Antique and Model Club has it all for you this August long weekend! There are antique tractors, antique cars, parades, slow races, tractor pulls, threshing and lumber sawing. Attend the flea market, take in various agricultural displays and watch demonstrations of butter churning, spinning and breadmaking (and cinnamon bun baking!). Ride the Royal Scott Steam Train to our new station!
Dinner at the hall on Saturday and Sunday night will be followed by entertainment. Saturday and Sunday mornings the Club serves breakfast, and on Sunday morning you are invited to attend an outdoor church service. Admission is $5 per person per day (children 15 and under are free). Camping for the weekend is $20. The grounds are located 2 miles east and half a mile south of Leslieville.
Everyone is welcome at the Manning Heritage Day Celebration, 1 km east of Manning on highway #691! About 70 tractors of all makes and models will be on display and on parade. We also expect to see some caterpillar tractors and stationary engines, too.
The day kicks off with a pancake breakfast from 9:00 - 11:30, and there is an interdenominational church service at 11AM. The threshing goes at 12:00 noon and other demonstrations take place throughout the day; these include straw baling, log planing, wood splitting, flour milling and rope making. A food booth will be open all day, and admission is by donation. Hope to see you there!
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. John Deere tractors 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, barrel races and slow races, as well as for the traditional activities of threshing, plowing and binder work. Check out the craft exhibits, home made buns, baking and trade fair -- new this year, there's a 6,000 sq foot dust-free concrete floor for the trade fair! Watch the sparks fly as blacksmith and wheelwright demonstrate their art. The show runs each day from 9 AM to 5 PM. A Pancake Breakfast is available Friday 8 to 10 AM, Saturday & Sunday, 7 to 10 AM. There will be a steak supper on both the Friday and Saturday night at 5:30 pm. Sunday at 9:30 AM an interdenominational church service will be held.
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, 8 to 11PM, on the Ag society fair grounds in Vegreville, Alberta. We're fairly easy going about the age of your tractor -- four wheel drive tractors 40 years and older are invited this year -- and you may even see a few modified trucks. There will also be a Hot Rod exhibition this year. Hope to see you there!
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. Friday at 6PM there will be a free tractor pull. Saturday and Sunday watch the Parade of Power, tractor and heavy horse pulls and a threshing demonstration. Walk through the 100 plus old tractors on display. Take in the rope making and sheep shearing demonstrations and admire the miniature horse display. 'Water is Life - Irrigation' is the theme this year, with special displays and demonstrations.
Be sure to take in 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 -- or the newly restored 1917 Eatons house. The Pearce Railway Station has been added as a reception centre, and this year we're openning an ice cream parlour!
Join us at Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer for our celebration of pioneer life. There will be a Tractor Pull and Parade of Power featuring tractors dating back to the 1920's, demonstrations of threshing, wood splitting and blacksmithing and displays of stationary engines and antique equipment. There are games for the children and demonstrations of butter churning, ice cream and bannock making.
Each activity packed day begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM. Admission is only $5 per person or $15 per family. A hearty farmers 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!
The Ol' Pembina Tractor Society invites you to their fun tractor pull on the north side of the Sangudo sports grounds. Tractors must be stock and 1960 or older (exceptions: those series tractors built identically from 1960 - 1962). Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 12 years old. Children under 5 are free. Concession will be open each day -- try out the pies! Public camping is available at “Riverside Campground” 780-785-3411 (no reservations, first come, first serve).
Join us for a fun pull at the Didsbury Ag Society Rodeo Grounds, 1 mile north and half a mile west of Didsbury. Registration starts at 9AM; scales will be available if needed. Pulling begins at noon. There will be an entry fee of $20 per competitor but that covers an unlimited number of tractors. Camping is free and concessions will be open. Everyone is welcome!
The Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association is hosting their 10th Annual Vintage Tractor Pull northwest of Ardrossan (northeast of Sherwood Park) on the weekend of August 23 & 24. The location is at Strathcona County's historic Bremner Farm, 53452 Rge Rd 225. The Bremner Farm is 4.0 km north of highway 16 on the west side of range road 225. 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, childrens toy tractor pulling, a kid's play area, a silent auction, and various vintage farming demonstrations. Concessions for food and drinks will be provided along with washroom facilities. Grandstands and a large shelter tent will be on site for spectators. You are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs if you wish. Tours of the historic Bremner Mansion are offered by Strathcona County staff. Tractor registration and weighing starts mid-afternoon on Friday, August 22 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. 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 requirements and other information is posted on our website at www.strathconavintagetractor.com.
The Reynolds-Alberta Museum's collection of steam engines, farm machinery and old tractors takes to the fields! Watch threshing, stooking, binding, plowing and baling demonstrations on the museum grounds.
Join us for bread baking, butter churning, 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. It all happens Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM. Excellent accomodations are available in Wetaskiwin.
Join us at the Pioneer Acres Museum in Irricana as we fire up the steam engines and turn over the stationary engines to bring century old engines to life. The Museum is located at the north end of Irricana, just west of highway 9 on Township Road 274. Activities run from 10AM to 4PM and all regular exhibits and concessions will be open. Admission is $8 for teens and adults, $5 for children 6 to 12 and free for children under 6.
Come help with the harvest at the Leduc West fair grounds, 5 km. west of Leduc on Hiway 39. Breakfast will be served from 8 AM to 10 AM, and at 9 AM threshing, binding, stooking and plowing demonstrations will begin. All historic buildings will be open and there will be entertainment during the day.
Don't miss the provincial championship tractor pull where first and second place tractors from events around the province compete for the provincial title. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 12 are free. Come and enjoy the history.
The club is putting on a pig roast supper, silent auction and fun tractor pull -- you are all invited! There will be a $20 charge for the barbecue but the tractor pull, auction and museum are free. You will find us at the Picture Butte Museum, 1 mile south of Picture Butte off Secondary Highway #519.
Our annual Threshing Bee will be held at the Brian Turnbull farm (2012 Hwy 37) one mile east of Onoway. All activities begin at noon with threshing, old equipment demos and displays, rope making, blacksmithing, pioneer games for kids, antique trucks and autos, and other historical demonstrations and displays. Entertainment. Concession open at 11:00 AM with hamburgers and home made pies. Admission is by donation.
For additional information, check out our website at onowaymuseum.ca
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 to 5 PM. All exhibitors welcome!
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